Posts tagged: history
News of the abolition of slavery in Brazil was published in the New York Times on May 16, 1888, three days after the passage of the Lei Áurea, or Golden Law. Brazilian Agriculture Minister Rodrigo Augusto da Silva (referred to as “Roderigo Silva” in the article) was the principal drafter of the law. The “Regent” mentioned above is the Imperial Princess Isabel, daughter of Emperor Pedro II. Grover Cleveland was more than halfway through his first non-consecutive term as President of the United States at the time.
Skeleton of a 14-year-old girl unearthed last summer indicates cuts made by an ax and a knife.
The Louvre is evacuated before German invasion in 1939, its works returning in 1945.
on a scale of one to invade russia in the winter
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