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A doctor draws blood from one of the Tuskegee test subjects The Tuskegee syphilis experiment [ 1 ] was an infamous clinical study conducted between 1932 and 1972 by the U.S. Public Health Service to study the natural progression of untreated syphilis in rural black men who thought they were receiving free health care from the U.S. government. [ 1 ] The Public Health Service, working with the Tuskegee Institute , began the study in 1932.
The Wounded Knee Massacre occurred on December 29, 1890, [ 4 ] near Wounded Knee Creek ( Lakota : Čhaŋkpé Ópi Wakpála ) on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, USA. It was the last battle of the American Indian Wars . On the day before, a detachment of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment commanded by Major Samuel M.
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Shadrach , Meshach , and Abednego are men recorded in the book of Daniel Chapters 1–3, known for their exclusive devotion to God . In particular, they are known for being saved by divine intervention from the Babylonian execution of being burned alive in a fiery furnace. They were three young Jews , of royal or noble birth from the Kingdom of Judah , who, along with Daniel , were inducted into Babylon when Jerusalem was occupied by the Babylonians in 606/605 BCE, under the campaign of Nebuchadnezzar II , during the first deportation of the Israelites . [ 1 ] [ edit ] Etymologies Their Hebraic names were Hananiah (חֲנַנְיָה), Mishael (מִישָׁאֵל) and Azariah (עֲזַרְיָה).
Holi ( Hindi : होली , Nepali : होली , Punjabi : ਹੋਲੀ Sindhi : هولي ) is a religious spring festival celebrated by Hindus as a festival of colours. It is primarily observed in India and Nepal . It is also observed by the minority Hindus in Bangladesh and Pakistan as well in countries with large Indic diaspora populations following Hinduism , such as Suriname , Malaysia , Guyana , South Africa , Trinidad and Tobago , the United Kingdom , the United States , Mauritius , and Fiji . Holi is also known as Phagwah ( Assamese : ফাকুৱা ), Festival of Colours , or Doḷajātra ( Oriya : ଦୋଳଯାତ୍ରା ) in Odisha , and as Dol Jatra ( Bengali : দোলযাত্রা ) or Basantotsav ("spring festival") ( Bengali : বসন্তোৎসব ) in West Bengal and Assam .
Saint Genevieve (Sainte Geneviève) ( Nanterre , c. 419/422 – Paris 502/512), in Latin Sancta Genovefa , from Germanic keno (kin) and wefa (wife), is the patron saint of Paris in Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox tradition. Her feast is kept on 3 January. She was born in Nanterre and moved to Paris after encountering Germanus of Auxerre and Lupus of Troyes and dedicated herself to a Christian life. [ 1 ] In 451 she led a "prayer marathon" [ 2 ] that was said to have saved Paris by diverting Attila 's Huns away from the city. When Childeric I besieged the city in 464 and conquered it, she acted as an intermediary between the city and its conqueror, collecting food and convincing Childeric to release his prisoners. [ 1 ] Her cult and her status as patron saint of Paris were promoted by Clotilde , who may have commissioned the writing of her vita .
"The first casualty in war is always the truth." When the official history of the setting is overwritten by the ones in power and their Propaganda Machine . A prime belief of every Conspiracy Theorist . Zig-Zagged in Real Life - winners, losers, third parties, descendants and people completely unrelated to the conflicts in question tend to write and rewrite and reinterpret history for any number of reasons or agendas, and contemporary authors even on the same "side" can wildly disagree on pretty much anything.
Caricature of a Fleet Marriage A Fleet Marriage is the best-known example of an irregular or a clandestine marriage taking place in England before the Marriage Act 1753 came into force on March 25, 1754. Specifically, it was one which took place in London 's Fleet Prison or its environs during the 17th and, especially, the early 18th century. [ edit ] Irregular and clandestine marriages An "irregular" marriage was one that took place either away from the home parish of the spouses (but after banns or licence ), or at an improper time. "Clandestine" marriages were those that had an element of secrecy to them: perhaps they took place away from a home parish, and without either banns or marriage licence.
Celtae redirects here. For the band see Celtae (band) . Diachronic distribution of Celtic peoples:
St Mary's Priory Church , in Whitecross Street , Monmouth , Monmouthshire , Wales, is an Anglican church founded as a Benedictine priory in 1075. The current church dates mostly from the 18th and 19th centuries. It was designated a Grade II* listed building in 1952. It is one of 24 buildings on the Monmouth Heritage Trail .
The Islamic World expansion, 622-750. (Brown c. 622-632; Dark-Orange c. 632-661; Light-orange c. 661-750)
Symmetric-key cryptography, where the same key is used both for encryption and decryption Cryptography (or cryptology ; from Greek κρυπτός , "hidden, secret"; and γράφειν , graphein , "writing", or -λογία , -logia , "study", respectively) [ 1 ] is the practice and study of techniques for secure communication in the presence of third parties (called adversaries ). [ 2 ] More generally, it is about constructing and analyzing protocols that overcome the influence of adversaries [ 3 ] and which are related to various aspects in information security such as data confidentiality , data integrity , authentication , and non-repudiation . [ 4 ] Modern cryptography intersects the disciplines of mathematics , computer science , and electrical engineering . Applications of cryptography include ATM cards , computer passwords , and electronic commerce .
The four humors Humorism , or humoralism , is a now discredited (but historically important) theory of the makeup and workings of the human body, adopted by Ancient Greek and Roman physicians and philosophers , positing that an excess or deficiency of any of four distinct bodily fluids in a person directly influences their temperament and health . From Hippocrates onward, the humoral theory was adopted by Greek, Roman and Islamic physicians , and became the most commonly held view of the human body among European physicians until the advent of modern medical research in the nineteenth century. The four humors of Hippocratic medicine are black bile (Gk. melan chole ), yellow bile (Gk. chole ), phlegm (Gk. phlegma ), and blood (Gk. haima ), and each corresponds to one of the traditional four temperaments .
Handedness is a human attribute defined by unequal distribution of fine motor skills between the left and right hands .
Humans have been measuring time for a relatively short period in our long history. The desire to synchronize our activities came about 5,000 or 6,000 years ago as our nomadic ancestors began to settle and build civilizations [source: Beagle ].