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Why was the last battle of the War of 1812 fought fully half a year after the official end of the war?

Why was the last battle of the War of 1812 fought fully half a year after the official end of the war?

As part of my research to answer this question, I came across a mention of the June 30, 1815 battle between the USS Peacock and the East India cruiser Nautilus (in the Indian Ocean) as being offic…

Editor, Our Site

Editor, Our Site

Our Site is the UK’s biggest digital history brand across Video on Demand, podcasts, social media and the web. Its website, Our Site, receives 1m sessions a month globally.Our Site is part of Little Dot Studios, one of the world’s fastest growing next-generation media companies. Little Dot Studios’ digital history brands Timeline and Absolute History already generate more than 1m unique video views a day, with Timeline amassing 2m subscribers on YouTube alone.

Rafael's 500th Anniversary: ​​visit the virtual museum with all his works

Rafael's 500th Anniversary: ​​visit the virtual museum with all his works

On April 6, the 500th anniversary of the death of Rafael Sanzio, Italian genius of painting, will commemorate. Throughout his short life, in which he also stood out as an architect, he painted some of the most important paintings of the High Renaissance such as 'The Transfiguration', 'The Graces' or 'The School of Athens', his most famous work featuring some of the most important philosophers, scientists and mathematicians in history such as Pythagoras or Plato.

Compromise of 1850 - History

Compromise of 1850 - History

With a crisis threatening the Union, Senator Henry Clay of Kentucky, put forth a series of bills that became known as the & 34;Compromise of 1850& 34;. Clay introduced eight resolutions to the Senate, grouped in pairs. The first resolution admitted California as a free state, and organized New Mexico as a territory– without determining its position visa via slavery.

How do repeating historical conflicts get resolved?

How do repeating historical conflicts get resolved?

History is full of conflicts which persist over generations. Inter-Christian religious wars drive more than a century of conflict that spanned the globe. Inter-Empire wars over colonization rig…

Binghamton University

Binghamton University

Binghamton University - one of the four university centers within the State University of New York - is located in the town of Vestal, one mile west of the city of Binghamton.Binghamton University had its beginning in 1946, as Triple Cities College, to serve the needs of local veterans at the end of World War II.