Frontier Life in the West Posted Feb 23, 2011 Share This Gallery inShare281 Between 1887 and 1892, John C.H. Grabill sent 188 photographs to the Library of Congress for copyright protection. Grabill is known as a western photographer, documenting many aspects of frontier life — hunting, mining, western town landscapes and white settlers’ relationships with Native Americans. Most of his work is centered on Deadwood in the late 1880s and 1890s. 6 Myths Everyone Believes about Space (Thanks to Movies) #3. Meteorites Are Hot Let's say a meteorite landed in your yard, right now. You run out there and see the thing sitting in a little crater. Would you touch it? Hell, no.
Interactives archive: Flight Anatomy of ConcordeOn this detailed cross section, examine the features that enabled it to fly faster than sound. Anatomy of a JetlinerLook under the floorboards, above the ceiling, and inside the wings at a jet's sophisticated internal systems. Antique AviationHear three pilots describe what it's like to fly pioneer aircraft. Built to FlyCompare the anatomy of the oldest known bird and its dinosaur cousins. Colditz Glider, ThePOWs held within a Nazi prison secretly built an escape glider in an attic of the prison.
8 Signs You Are Good In Bed 1. You can dance. Now before all of you start coming at me from every corner of Reddit to cut me off at the pass of my misandry, fedoras clutched in your gnarled fingers and neckbeards springing forth from your quivering underchin like a thousand resilient dandelions, hold on. I don’t mean that those who are incapable of getting past the first two rounds of So You Think You Can Dance are destined to remain shriveled virgins. We don’t all have to be the non-horrific version of Chris Brown when it comes to moving our feet along a dance floor. However, if you are the kind of person who is determined to stay glued against the wall while everyone else is having fun and being silly, I don’t know how your hips would do if naked and horizontal.
Little Known Facts About Slavery Who Sold Whom? To quote once again the words of freed slave Ottobah Cugoano, who was writing in the late 18th century, we find the answer: "But I my own, to the shame of my own countrymen, that I was first kidnapped and betrayed by my own complexion, who were the first cause of my exile and slavery ; but if there were no buyers there would be no sellers." Sins of The Fathers: A Study of the Atlantic Traders 1441-1807", by James Pope-Hennessey, p. 174-5. The Other reasons for African slavery were, as we know, a certain number of anti-social crimes, such as adultery or theft. There was also, of course, slavery as the fruit of military conquest. But, until the Europeans came upon the scene, slaves were regarded inside Africa as useful and helpful people, whose ownership carried with it specific obligations - to feed, to clothe, to shelter and protect.
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The Moon – HDR astrophotography by Nicolas Lefaudeux On this page, you will find a selection of some of my images of our Moon. I observed this eclipse directly from my apartment in Paris. I put the telescope outside to get it at temperature and avoid any local turbulence. A People's History of the United States Summary Throughout A People's History of the United States, Howard Zinn blends critical approaches. The book's twenty-five chapters move from the European discovery of North America through the year 2000, evoking American history in a roughly chronological sequence. However, each chapter also has a topical focus, which allows Zinn to trace distinct but intersecting lines of historical influence. Zinn uses these intersections of time and topic as a combination of springboard and platform: he inserts extended meditations on key themes where they grow logically from the narrative of the people's history. For example, Zinn's first chapter discusses the general relationship between Europeans and Native Americans, but Zinn also analyzes larger-than-life historical figures—Christopher Columbus in this case—and their role in American history. Almost every chapter performs a set of interwoven functions central to Zinn's project:
Forty Remarkable Native American Portraits by Frank A. Rinehart from 1899. - Flashbak Flashbak Frank Albert Rinehart was born in Lodi, Illinois in 1861. At some point in the 1870s he and his brother moved to Colorado and started working at a photography studio in Denver. When he was about twenty, Frank and his brother formed a partnership with the famous Western photographer William Henry Jackson. It was under Jackson that Rinehart perfected his, not inconsiderable professional photography skills.
22 Ridiculously Cool Rare Natural Phenomena That Happen on Earth 1. Bioluminescence www.philhart.com www.solentnews.co.uk The spooky light is created by a chemical reaction called “bioluminescence”, which happens when tiny organisms in the water are disturbed.