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Anubis,Egyptian God of the Dead guarding the Chest. Found in Tutankhamun's tomb. He was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (ruled ca. 1332 BC – 1323 BC in the conventional chronology), during the period of Egyptian history known as the New Kingdom. He is popularly referred to as King Tut.

Tutankhamun

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Corvin Castle - Hunedoara, Transylvania. Vlad the Impaler was imprisoned here for 7 years. Supposed to be extremely haunted.

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Known and heralded as the "trial of the century," former football star and actor O.J. Simpson found himself in the middle of the nation's biggest, most-televised trial following the deaths of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman. On October 3, 1995, an estimated 100 million people from around the world tuned in to watch the jury hand down a verdict of not guilty,

10 Major Crimes That Shocked the Nation (SLIDESHOW)

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23 Rare Photos That Will Tell You Some Of The Most Fascinating Facts In History.

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Mr. & Mrs. Craft. She was very fair & posed as a white man and her husband who was dark posed as her slave. Together they escaped as master and slave as passengers on a riverboat.They escaped North and went to England until after the Civil War.

The 5 Most Badass Ways People Escaped from Slavery

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Although this poster is from the early 30's, Al Capone was notorious throughout the roaring twenties. (Hana NRMS)

AL CAPONE CHICAGO GANGSTER REWARD DEPRESSION ERA POSTER

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the only known picture of sarah winchester

The Winchester Mystery House - Altered Dimensions Paranormal

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A Shieldmaiden was a woman who had chosen to fight as a warrior in Scandinavian folklore and mythology. They are often mentioned in sagas such as Hervarar saga and in Gesta Danorum. Shieldmaidens also appear in stories of other Germanic nations: Goths, Cimbri, and Marcomanni.The mythical Valkyries may have been based on the shieldmaidens. x

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Roman conquest of Britain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 43 AD

Roman conquest of Britain

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viking history | Key Dates in Viking History Download here.

Tinas Dynamic Homeschool - Vikings

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The Trail of Tears was a low point in American history when the United States government brutally carried out a systematic removal of Native Americans. Broadly the forced removal began in 1830 with the signing of the Indian Removal Act and culminated in the forced death march of the Cherokee in 1838 and 1839 where 4,000 of an estimated 17,000 travelers died as a direct result of the white man.

The Trail of Tears remembered

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Famous photo: October 22, 1895 after Granville-to-Paris Express plowed through the wall of the Gare Montparnasse Train Station, Paris, France

Historical Times : Photo

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For the girls' 'Important Women in History' wall in their bedroom. Famous Women in History, Science and Medicine

Famous Women in History, Science and Medicine

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Medieval castle kitchen, museum Burgk Castle, Burgk, Thuringia, Germany, Europe

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Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna Romanova of Russia in full court dress.

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Princess Dagmar of Denmark, Empress Maria Feodorovna, mother of Tsar Nicholas Romanov and Grandmother of Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia, and Alexei Romanov

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Unsung heroines: World War I nurses, probably from northern France

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Everyday Latin

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Irena Sendler got permission to work in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumber. She courageously smuggled babies in her tool box and carried larger children in her sack. She also trained her dog to bark when the Nazi soldiers were near, which muffled the sounds of the crying children. She helped save more than 2,500 children & was eventually caught & tortured. Sendler was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize but was not selected. Al Gore won for his presentation on global warming.

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Actual poster from the mid-50s issued by Senator Joseph McCarthy at the height of the Red Scare and anti communist witch hunt in Washington. All artists were suspect.

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One of three built in Ford Motor Company’s first production batch in July 1903, this Model A – chassis #30. The oldest Ford automobile in the world. Now owned by the Ford family.

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Members of the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) are pictured at Lockbourne Army Air Field in World War II. Bomber's Insignia in Background : Pistol Pace Mama

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The first Drive-In Movie Theatre

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'Lucretia Borgia Reigns in the Vatican in the Absence of Pope Alexander VI' by Frank Cadogan Cowper. 1908-14 (viewing size: 760×1098)

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Manya Kornblit, WWII Holocaust, Survivor of 5 concentration camps including Auschwitz while 9 of her family members died. -- That story is uplifting and depressing at the same time. This article is a few years old and talking about how she finally passed away at the ripe age of 83... this woman is an inspiration.

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