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Cherokee Indians

Cherokee Indians

At the beginning of the 18th century, the Cherokee Nation occupied or claimed all that region south of the Ohio River and west of the Great Kanawha River, extending as far as the northern parts of South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama. During the last quarter of the 17th century, commercial relations between the Cherokee and Virginians and South Carolinians were established, followed by the French around 1700.

The American Colonies [1620-1733] PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS - History

The American Colonies [1620-1733] PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS - History

The American Colonies [1620-1733] PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS

Sejanus

Sejanus

Lucius Aelius Seianus or Sejanus (20 BCE-31 CE) was the commander of the praetorian guard under the emperor Tiberius (14-37 CE). Coming from an obscure equestrian family, he managed to become one of...

Ephemeris of November 3

Ephemeris of November 3

1956: In the Suez Canal crisis, Britain and France accept the principle of a ceasefire, on condition that the UN ensures peacekeeping. 1950: French troops evacuate the northern border of Vietnam. 1946: The Emperor of Japan loses his power in favor of an elected assembly.

U.S. Air Force

U.S. Air Force

9 Things You May Not Know About the U.S. Armed ForcesAt the beginning, the military was practically nonexistent. Believing that “standing armies in time of peace are inconsistent with the principles of republican governments and dangerous to the liberties of a free people,” the U.S. legislature disbanded the Continental Army .

The Salic law of francs

The Salic law of francs

After 507, in order to organize his kingdom and establish peace there, Clovis promulgates the most famous barbarian law passed down, the pactus legis salicœ or pact of the salic law. The Salic law is a code of judicial procedure and a penal code, divided into sixty-five titles, themselves comprising articles written mainly in Latin.