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Zhou Enlai print that pageTimeline of Zhou Enlai


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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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

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The President of Ireland ( Irish : Uachtarán na hÉireann [ˈuəxt̪ˠəɾˠɑːn̪ˠ n̪ˠə ˈheːɾʲən̪ˠ] ) is the head of state of Ireland . The President is usually directly elected by the people for seven years, and can be elected for a maximum of two terms. [ 2 ] The presidency

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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

History of South America print that page


The history of South America is the study of the past , particularly the written record , oral histories , and traditions , passed down from generation to generation on the continent in the Earth 's western hemisphere and (chiefly) southern hemisphere . South America has a history that spans

Lake Burley Griffin print that page


Griffin designed the lake with many geometric motifs, so that the axes of his design lined up with natural geographical landmarks in the area. However, government authorities changed his original plans and no substantial work was completed before he left Australia in 1920. His scheme remained

Batak (Indonesia) print that page


by seafaring European colonials, there is evidence that they have been involved with trade and contact with other neighbouring kingdoms for a millennium or more. The 'Bata' were possibly documented in Zhao Rugua 's 'Description of the Barbarous People', which refers to a 'Ba-ta' dependency

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tactical standoff 3.1.1 Preparations 3.1.2 Captain Van Vliet 3.1.3 Martial law 3.1.4 Contact 3.2 December 1857-March 1858: winter intermission 3.2.1 Thomas L. Kane 3.3 April–July 1858: resolution 3.3.1 The move south 3.3.2 Peace Commission 4 Consequences

Native Americans in the United States print that page


ethnic violence and social disruption. The American Indians suffered high fatalities from the contact with infectious Eurasian diseases, to which they had no acquired immunity . Epidemics after European contact caused the greatest loss of life for indigenous populations. Estimates of the

Great Train Robbery (1963) print that page


The Great Train Robbery is the name given to a £2.6 million train robbery committed on 8 August 1963 at Bridego Railway Bridge, Ledburn near Mentmore in Buckinghamshire , England . [ 1 ] The bulk of the stolen money was not recovered. It was probably the largest robbery by value in British