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The Choctaw (alternatively spelled Chahta , Chactas , Chato , Tchakta , Chocktaw , and Chactaw ) are a Native American people originally from the Southeastern United States ( Mississippi , Florida , Alabama , and Louisiana ). The Choctaw language belongs to the Muskogean linguistic group

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Parker was born Andreas Cornelis van Kuijk in Breda, the Netherlands, [ 3 ] the seventh of eleven children. [ 3 ] As a boy, he worked as a barker at carnivals in his home town, learning many of the attributes that he would require in later life working in the entertainment industry. [ 3

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Robert Zemeckis print that pageTimeline of Robert Zemeckis

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His films are characterized by an interest in state-of-the-art special effects , including the early use of match moving in Back to the Future Part II (1989) and the pioneering performance capture techniques seen in The Polar Express (2004), Beowulf (2007) and A Christmas Carol (2009

Zhou Enlai print that pageTimeline of Zhou Enlai

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A skilled and able diplomat, Zhou served as the Chinese foreign minister from 1949 to 1958. Advocating peaceful coexistence with the West after the stalemated Korean War , he participated in the 1954 Geneva Conference and helped orchestrate Richard Nixon's 1972 visit to China . He helped

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Jousting emerged in the High Middle Ages based on the military use of the lance by heavy cavalry . The first recorded tournament was staged in 1066, but jousting itself did not gain in widespread popularity until the 12th century. [ citation needed ] It transformed into a specialized sport

Draža Mihailović print that pageTimeline of Draža Mihailović

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After the war, Mihailović was tried and convicted of high treason and war crimes by the Yugoslav authorities, and executed by firing squad . The nature, extent and responsibility for collaboration and ethnic massacres remain controversial. Contents 1 Early life and military career

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The Raelian Movement teaches that life on Earth was scientifically created by a species of extraterrestrials, which they call the Elohim . Members of this species appeared human and when having personal contacts with the descendants of the humans they made, they were mistaken for angels

Harriet Ann Jacobs print that pageTimeline of Harriet Ann Jacobs

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1853, Amy Post suggested that Jacobs should write her life story. She also suggested that Jacobs contact the author Harriet Beecher Stowe , who was working on A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin . When Stowe wanted to use Jacobs's history

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough print that pageTimeline of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough

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His marriage to the hot-tempered Sarah Jennings – Anne's intimate friend – ensured Marlborough's rise, first to the Captain-Generalcy of British forces, then to a dukedom. Becoming de facto leader of Allied forces during the War of the Spanish Succession , his victories on the fields

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missionaries were killed by Waodani Indians during Operation Auca , in an effort to make peaceful contact with them. After the death of Saint's father, the family moved to Quito where Saint attended school. It was during this time that his aunt, Rachel Saint , and Elisabeth Elliot successfully