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The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom Museum

The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom Museum (Taiping Tianguo Lishi Bowuguan) in Nanjing chronicles the thirteen year civil conflict in which a vast militia raised by Hong Xiuquan rebelled against the Qing Dynasty. This was sparked by high taxation imposed by the dynasty to raise funds to pay an indemnity to Britain following the Opium Wars.
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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was President and therefore Commander-in-Chief of Federal (Union) forces during the American Civil War. Lincoln was a Republican who put reconciliation with the South (Confederacy) at the top of his agenda as the war drew to a close. Many other Republicans were not as sympathetic to the South but Lincoln knew that if America was to progress and move on from the American Civil War once it had finished, reconciliation was the way ahead.
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The Black Panthers

The Black Panthers The Black Panthers were formed in California in 1966 and they played a short but important part in the civil rights movement. The Black Panthers believed that the non-violent campaign of Martin Luther King had failed and any promised changes to their lifestyle via the 'traditional' civil rights movement, would take too long to be implemented or simply not introduced.
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Lt D.W. Gay's War Effort - Raids 10, 11 and 12

Lt D.W. Gay& 39;s War Effort - Raids 10, 11 and 12 This page from Lt D.W. Gay& 39;s & 39;War Effort& 39; covers part of Raid 10 and all of Raids 11 and 12.Raid 10 was an attack on marhalling yards at Franco Veneto on 31 December 1944. An escort of six Spitfires was provided, but the raid had to be aborted due to poor weather over the target.
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