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Curtiss H-4 with Anzani Engines

Curtiss H-4 with Anzani Engines

Curtiss H-4 with Anzani Engines This front view of a Curtiss H-4 & 39;Small America& 39; flying boat shows the very shallow angle of the planing base of the hull and the two 100hp Anzani engines installed on many of the British H-4s to improve their performance.

A History of White House Attacks

A History of White House Attacks

August 24, 1814At the height of the War of 1812 between the United States and England, British troops stormed the White House. Soldiers reportedly sat down to eat a meal made of leftover food before ransacking the presidential mansion and setting it ablaze. Fortunately, President James Madison and his wife Dolley had already fled to safety in Maryland.

The Capture of Constantinople by the Crusaders

The Capture of Constantinople by the Crusaders

Capture of Constantinople by the Crusaders © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée du Louvre) / René-Gabriel Ojéda Publication date: December 2019 CNRS Researcher Center for Research on Arts and Language Historical background Louis-Philippe, inducted into “King of the French” on August 9 1830 after the Trois Glorieuses (July 27-29, 1830), was keen on history like his entire century.

Amendment (constitutional) - History

Amendment (constitutional) - History

Amendment (constitutional) - an alteration or addition to a document. Although over 6,000 constitutional amendments to the US Constitution have been proposed in Congress, only 27 have been adopted, the most recent having been ratified in 1992. According to the Constitution, there are four ways in which it can be amended.

Pope Clement VII forbids King Henry VIII from remarrying

Pope Clement VII forbids King Henry VIII from remarrying

On January 5, 1531, Pope Clement VII sends a letter to King Henry VIII of England forbidding him to remarry under penalty of excommunication. Henry, who was looking for a way out of his marriage to his first wife, Catherine of Aragon, ignored the pope& 39;s warning. He went on to marry Anne Boleyn (and four subsequent wives), leading to his excommunication and one of the most significant schisms in the history of Christianity.

Has the US Congress ever repealed a law?

Has the US Congress ever repealed a law?

Has the United States Congress ever repealed legislation, rather than amend the legislation or let the legislation be annulled by the Supreme Court? It seems to me that once a law is passed it bec…