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Marie Curie

Marie Curie is one of the major figures in the history of medicine. Curie was a physicist and chemist who found international fame for her work on radioactivity. Such was the importance of her work, Marie Curie was the first person to be awarded two Nobel Prizes. However, her work with radioactivity also certainly played a part in her death.
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General Orders Head Quarters, Cambridge, July 10, 1775 - History

SIR: I arrived safely at this place on the 3d instant;Ñ after a Journey attended with a good deal of Fatigue and retarded by necessary attentions to he successive Civilties which accompanied me in my whole route. Upon my arrival I immediately visited the several Posts occupied by our Troops, and as soon as thc Weather permitted, reconnoitrcd those of the Enemy.
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Romulus and Remus

Romulus is given the credit for founding Ancient Rome - so legend has it. Children in Roman schools were taught the story and it became almost set in stone. What is the legend of Romulus and Remus? Romulus and Remus were twin brothers. They were abandoned by their parents as babies and put into a basket that was then placed into the River Tiber.
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HMS Mohawk from the right

HMS Mohawk from the right Here we see the Tribal class destroyer HMS Mohawk in her original configuration, with a turtleback forecastle. This wasn& 39;t a success, and she was soon rebuilt with the standard high forecastle used on the rest of the Tribal class.
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Turnpike Era

Turnpikes were roads whose access required fees or tolls. The name derives from the early use of revolving gates that had pikes to guard access to the road.Turnpikes had been in use in the British Isles for many years, but did not make an appearance in America until after the War for Independence. Private road corporations were responsible for most of the construction in the early 19th century.
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Ellis II DD- 154 - History

Ellis II(DD-154: dp. 1,090, 1. 314& 39;5& 34;, b. 31& 39;8& 34; dr. 9& 39;2& 34;, s. 35 k.cpl. 101, a. 4 4& 34;, 12 21& 34; tt.; of. Wickes)The second Ellis (DD-154) was launched 30 November 1918 by William Cramp & Sons, Philadelphia, Pa. sponsored by Mrs. E. T. Stotesbury, and commissioned 7 June 1919, Lieutenant Commander T.
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