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Daily life in Colonial America - History

Daily life in Colonial America - History

Daily Life in Colonial America

How were mounted infantry (like dragoons) used in battle?

How were mounted infantry (like dragoons) used in battle?

During the Napoleonic Wars, Some troops performed as "mounted infantry", i.e. they rode horses to move, but dismounted and fought like infantry. Dragoons are usually given as examples. How was this…

Did the Ottoman government rationalize the Armenian Genocide and other instances of ethnic cleansing as a response to Russian expansion?

Did the Ottoman government rationalize the Armenian Genocide and other instances of ethnic cleansing as a response to Russian expansion?

The course I took on Ottoman history was 2-3 years ago and relatively short, so please correct any and all inaccurate statements I make. Also, I want to emphasize that neither genocide nor ethnic

The difference between the houses of Ancient Athens and Ancient Crete and how that was affected by woman's status

The difference between the houses of Ancient Athens and Ancient Crete and how that was affected by woman's status

I have been researching lately about woman in ancient Greece and I concluded that ancient Athenian homes were constucted in a way that assisted the lives of women, meaning they had many rooms to li…

North American Mitchell II of No.98 Squadron, 19 April 1944

North American Mitchell II of No.98 Squadron, 19 April 1944

North American Mitchell II of No.98 Squadron, 19 April 1944 A North American Mitchell II of No.98 Squadron taking part in an attack on German targets in Northern France on 19 April 1944.

Steward's Mate 2nd Class Miles Davis King on USS Tulagi (CVE-72)

Steward's Mate 2nd Class Miles Davis King on USS Tulagi (CVE-72)

Steward& 39;s Mate 2nd Class Miles Davis King on USS Tulagi (CVE-72)Here we see Steward& 39;s Mate 2nd Class Miles Davis King carrying a loaded 20mm magazine on the Casablanca class escort carrier USS Tulagi (CVE-72), just before the start of Operation Dragoon. At the start of the war the US Navy only allowed African-Americans to work as mess stewards, but that changed under the pressure of war (although in this case King was still officially a mess steward.