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Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC)

Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC)

Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC)

C. David Heymann

C. David Heymann

Biography of C. David Heymann

John F. Kennedy Appeals to Mississippi Governor

John F. Kennedy Appeals to Mississippi Governor

After many unfruitful telephone conversations with Mississippi Gov. Kennedy calls the governor one more time to discuss the building tension over James Meredith’s impending registration at the University of Mississippi. Though the governor has made clear his opposition to the Supreme Court order to allow Meredith to attend the school, President Kennedy tries to assess whether the governor will maintain law and order when Meredith arrives.

Soldiers and Ghosts: A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity

Soldiers and Ghosts: A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity

J. E. Lendon in his book, Soldiers and Ghosts: A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity, uses Greek and Roman culture to explain fundamental changes...

Did the US's push to dissolve the imperial preference become an underlying reason for the collapse of the British empire

Did the US's push to dissolve the imperial preference become an underlying reason for the collapse of the British empire

Here are some articles (history.state.gov and umich.edu) talking about the US push to dissolve the imperial preference system. In the conferences that occurred during WW2 the US told Britain explic…

Romantic music in France

Romantic music in France

Hector Berlioz.GOSSET DE GUINES, known as GILL Louis Alexandre (1840 - 1885) Frédéric Chopin.COUTURE Thomas (1815 - 1879) © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G. Blot © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G. Blot Date of publication: February 2005Historical context Faced with the expansion of the bourgeoisie and the cult of personal enrichment, in the Romantic period artists developed a kind of counter-power made of fantasy, through which they intended to restore man's greatness.