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Mary Todd Lincoln Became a Laughingstock After Her Husband’s Assassination

Mary Todd Lincoln Became a Laughingstock After Her Husband’s Assassination

Mary Todd Lincoln paced the parlor alone. Hours before, she had witnessed the point-blank assassination of her husband Abraham Lincoln at the nearby Ford’s Theatre; now, she had been banished from the president’s bedside by a furious Secretary of War Edwin Stanton, who kicked her out of the room when she began to cry hysterically.

'Home Sweet Home', RAF Bentwaters, 1 March 1945

'Home Sweet Home', RAF Bentwaters, 1 March 1945

& 39;Home Sweet Home& 39;, RAF Bentwaters, 1 March 1945 This picture was captioned & 39;Home Sweet Home 1 March 1945& 39;. The location is RAF Bentwater, as the same hut appears in other pictures from that location. Around the outside of the picture are the names of most of the men - starting at the top left and going clockwise - Ralph, Terry, Charles (the owner of the photograph), Henry, Ron, Mac, Jock.

Egyptian stela of offering

Egyptian stela of offering

This is a part of a painted limestone stela with different colors. A man sits on a lion-legged chair before offerings and a offering table. There is one line of hieroglyphic inscription at the upper...

Missiles Continue to Land on Sderot- The Economist Reflects on Forty Years Since the Six Day War- May 27, 2007 - History

Missiles Continue to Land on Sderot- The Economist Reflects on Forty Years Since the Six Day War- May 27, 2007 - History

An Israeli was killed today in Sderot from a Qassam while working in the city. Israel& 39;s long distance battle with Hamas continues without any answers. Yesterday former Chief-of-Staff Yaalon called on Israel to enter Gaza with massive forces. He said there is no choice. He claims that if Israel does not respond with strength, Kiryat Gat and Ashdod will be hit by Katyusha rockets within a year.

Delegated powers - History

Delegated powers - History

Civic Definitions- What is a Delegated powers

Are the Reclusive Shihuh People of Musandam the Original Arabians?

Are the Reclusive Shihuh People of Musandam the Original Arabians?

Two hours’ drive from Dubai in the mountains of Musandam lives a reclusive tribe of people who appear culturally unrelated to any others in the Arabian Peninsula, yet who may well be its original inha