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Sioux I YT-19 - History

Sioux I YT-19 - History

Sioux I(YT-19: dp. 155; 1. 84~6~& 39;, b. 19& 39;0& 34;; dph. 9& 39;0& 34;; dr. 8& 39;0& 34;(mean); s. 10 k., a. 2 1-pdrs., 1 mg.)Sioux—an iron-hulled tug built as P. H. Wise at Philadelphia in 1892 by Neafie and Levy—was purchased by the Navy on 25 March 1898. Acquired for the impending war with Spain, the tug was assigned to the Atlantic station and operated at the Norfolk Navy Yard.

Nikita Khrushchev

Nikita Khrushchev

A detailed biography of Nikita Khrushchev that includes includes images, quotations and the main facts of his life. Key Stage 3. GCSE. A-level. Cold War. Last updated: 16th August, 2020

Henri de Rochefort

Henri de Rochefort

Close Title: Henri de Rochefort Author: RODIN Auguste (1840 - 1917) Date of creation: 1884 Date represented: 1884 Dimensions: Height 71.5 - Width 41.4 Technique and other indications: Cast made by Alexis RUDIER Font and bronze Place of conservation: Rodin Museum site webContact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - H.

Allegory of the Arts under Napoleon III

Allegory of the Arts under Napoleon III

Close Title: The Allegory of the Arts under Napoleon III Author: MULLER Charles-Louis (1815 - 1892) Date of creation: 1863 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 88 - Width 90 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Octagonal frame Place of Conservation: National Museum of Château de Compiègne website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais Image reference: 90DE3111 / RF 42231 The Allegory of the Arts under Napoleon III.

Immigration Quota Imposed - History

Immigration Quota Imposed - History

Immigration Quota ImposedNew York City Deputy Police Commissioner John A. Leach, right, watching agents pour liquor into sewer following a raid during the height of prohibitionFor the first time, the United States passed a restrictive immigration quota. The quota was designed to maintain the & 34;character& 34; of the United States.

The Rocket Belt

The Rocket Belt

Although a popular concept since the 1960s, this flying invention never quite got off the ground. Find out why.