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Bureau of Indian Affairs

The Bureau of Indian Affairs was formed in 1824 to deal with Native Americans inside the United States. The BIA manages land and natural resources for Native Americans. It is responsible for the U.S. governments relationship with Native American ...

Burgundian Netherlands

In the history of the Low Countries, the Burgundian Netherlands means a number of Imperial and French fiefs. These were ruled in personal union by the House of Valois-Burgundy and their Habsburg heirs in the period from 1384 to 1482. The area was ...

Burning of Parliament

The Burning of Parliament was a great fire in London on 16 October 1834. The Palace of Westminster, the medieval royal palace used as the home of the British parliament, was largely destroyed. The blaze was caused by the burning of small wooden t ...

Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic

The Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic was one of fifteen constituent republics of the Soviet Union. In 1922, it was one of the four founding members of the Soviet Union. The other three were the Ukrainian SSR, the Transcaucasian SFSR and the ...

Cabinda War

The Cabinda Province is a part of Angola. In is an exclave, and has no direct borders with Angola. The Front for the Liberation of the Enclave of Cabinda wants the province to become an independent state. Before Angola became independent from Por ...

California Gold Rush

The California Gold Rush started when James Wilson Marshall was building a water powered sawmill for John Sutter in 1848. When he finished building the sawmill, he went to the river to fetch some water. He saw some shiny little flakes of gold in ...

Cape Colony

The Cape Colony was the name of a colony based around the Cape of Good Hope, in southern Africa. It was first established in 1652 by Jan van Riebeeck as a governorate of the Dutch East India Company. It was captured by the British in 1795 and ret ...

Carcassonne and Trebes attack

Redouane Lakdim, a 25-year-old French-Moroccan, shot the two occupants of a car in Carcassonne, killing the passenger and hijacking it. He then opened fire on four police officers, seriously wounding one. Lakdim drove to nearby Trebes, where he s ...

2016 Cascade Mall shooting

On September 23, 2016, five people were killed in a mass shooting at the Cascade Mall in Burlington, Washington, U.S. The gunman was identified as Arcan Cetin, a 20-year-old who emigrated from Turkey as a child with his family. He was arrested th ...

Causes of World War I

The First World War lasted from 1914 to 1918. It was caused by the buildup of tension between countries. The three long-term causes were the formation of empires, the accumulation of armies and weapons, and alliances. The trigger cause was the as ...

CBGB

CBGB was a New York City music nightclub. The letters "CBGB" stand for country, bluegrass, blues. The club was opened in 1973 by Hilly Kristal. CBGB, soon afterward, became a place where new wave and punk rock bands played. These included Patti S ...

Centennial Olympic Park bombing

The Centennial Olympic Park bombing was a terrorist bomb attack on the Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, Georgia on July 27 during the 1996 Summer Olympics. The blast claimed 1 life and injured 111 people, while another person died of a heart a ...

Federal Republic of Central America

The Federal Republic of Central America was known as the United Provinces of Central America in its first year of creation. It was an independent nation in Central America. It was made up of the former territories of the Captaincy General of Guat ...

Central Bank bombing

The Central Bank bombing was one of the deadliest terrorist attacks of the civil war in Sri Lanka between the government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. The attack happened on January 31, 1996, in Colombo, the capital city of Sri Lanka. ...

April 2017 Champs-Elysees attack

On 20 April 2017, three police officers were shot by an assailant with a Kalashnikov rifle on the Champs-Elysees, a shopping street in Paris, France. One was killed and two others, along with another person, were seriously injured before the atta ...

June 2017 Champs-Elysees attack

On 19 June 2017, the driver of a car containing guns rammed the car into a police vehicle on the Champs-Elysees in Paris, France. He was immediately killed by police. The Champs-Elysees was the site of the an attack in April. At 3:40 pm Paris loc ...

Chappaquiddick incident

The Chappaquiddick incident was a car crash that happened at Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts, on Friday, July 18, 1969. The accident was caused by Senator Ted Kennedys drunk driving, and resulted in the death of his 28-year-old passenger, Ma ...

Charles VIII of France

Charles VIII of France was the son of Louis XI, King of France and Charlotte of Savoy. He was born on June 30, 1470 in the Chateau dAmboise, France. Charles became King when aged 13. Because Charles was a minor, his older sister Anne acted as his ...

Charleston church shooting

On the evening of June 17, 2015, a mass shooting took place at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, that was the first church for black people ever in America, in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Nine people at the church were ki ...

Charlotte (ship)

The Charlotte was one of six convict transport ships in the First Fleet. The First Fleet carried the convicts and soldiers to Australia to start a penal colony. This was the start of European settlement of Australia. The Charlotte was built on th ...

Chartist

The Chartists were people who wanted to get more rights for working class people in the mid-19th century. They were called Chartists because they wrote their main aims down in the Peoples Charter of 1838.

Chicago flood

The Chicago flood happened on April 13, 1992. It was caused when the damaged wall of a utility tunnel beneath the Chicago River opened into a breach which flooded basements and underground facilities throughout the Chicago Loop with an estimated ...

Chicago Tylenol murders

The Chicago Tylenol murders were a series of poisoning deaths resulting from drug tampering in the Chicago metropolitan area in 1982. The victims had all taken Tylenol-branded acetaminophen capsules that had been laced with potassium cyanide. A t ...

Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza was a large Mayan city by the Maya civilization. It is on the Yucatan Peninsula, about 120 km to the east of Merida. Some of the most famous parts of Chichen Itza include: the temple of Kukultan, the Plumed Serpent pictured. This is ...

Chola dynasty

The Chola dynasty was a Tamil dynasty that ruled in southern India until the 13th century. The dynasty came from the fertile valley of the Kaveri River. Karikala Chola was the most famous among the early Chola kings, while Rajaraja Chola, Rajendr ...

Church of Ireland

The Church of Ireland is the Anglican church in Ireland. It is an independent member of the Anglican communion. During the kingdom of Ireland it was the state religion. It continued to be during the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, wh ...

Cimmerians

The Cimmerians or Kimmerians were ancient horse-riding nomads of Indo-European origin. According to the Greek historian Herodotus, the Cimmerians lived in the north of the Caucasus and the Black Sea during the 8th and 7th centuries BC. They lived ...

City upon a Hill

A City upon a Hill is a phrase from the Salt and Light in Jesuss Sermon on the Mount. In Matthew 5:14, he tells his listeners, "You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden." It has become popular with American po ...

Cleveland Torso Murderer

The Cleveland Torso Murderer was an unknown serial killer. It was active in Cleveland, Ohio, USA in the 1930s. The killings were defined by the cut-off pieces of twelve known victims and the disposal of their remains in the poor neighborhood of K ...

Clovis culture

The Clovis culture was the first widely spread Native culture in the Americas. The Clovis people lived in the Americas about 13.000 years ago. They lived there for between 200 and 800 years. Different sources list different lengths of time in tha ...

Cod wars

The Cod Wars, also called the Iceland Cod Wars were a series of confrontations in the 1950s and 1970s between the United Kingdom and Iceland regarding fishing rights in the North Atlantic. The name of the conflict may be derived from a pun on the ...

Coligny calendar

The Coligny calendar is a celtic calendar from roman times. It was found near Lyon in 1897. It was made of bronze, but today, only fragments remain. Studies found that these fragments made up a gallic calendar, which had been created for a period ...

Common Sense (pamphlet)

Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It was first published on January 10, 1776. Paine wrote the pamphlet to change the minds of people who wanted to peacefully settle their differences with the British government to fight for inde ...

Commoners

The terms commoners, common people or the masses refers to ordinary people who are members of neither the nobility nor the priesthood. In a system of social classes they are those without title or rank. Since the 20th century, the term common peo ...

Communist Party of the Soviet Union

The Communist Party of the Soviet Union was the ruling political party in the Soviet Union, and the only legal one. Before the creation of the Russian Communist Party in 1918, its members were part of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party. T ...

Congress of Arras

The Congress of Arras was a meeting in Arras in 1435, between representatives of England, France, and Burgundy. The Treaty of Arras was an important diplomatic win for France, late in the Hundred Years War. The English expected only to talk peace ...

Connecticut Colony

The Connecticut Colony was an English colony in British America. The Connecticut Colony or Colony of Connecticut, was formed in what would become the US state of Connecticut. It was first called the River Colony and was organized on March 3, 1636 ...

Conquest of Chile

The Conquest of Chile was a period in the history of Chile that began when Pedro de Valdivia went to Chile in 1541. The conquest of Chile ended when Martin Garcia Oñez de Loyola died in 1598 in the Battle of Curalaba. It could have also ended aft ...

Constitution of Chile

The Political Chilean Constitution is the main source about the actual structure of the government and laws in Chile. It was approved in a plebiscite in 1980 and effective in 1981. The main editor of the constitutional text was Jaime Guzman. The ...

Constitutional Union Party

The Constitutional Union Party was an American political party. It was one of four major parties to have candidates in the 1860 United States presidential election right before the American Civil War. It was made up of former Whigs and Know-Nothi ...

Conti di Segni

The Conti di Segni were an important noble family of medieval and early modern Italy. They came from Segni, Lazio. Many members of the family served as military commanders or religious leaders, including many cardinals and four popes. The family ...

Continental Army

The Continental Army was the fighting force of the thirteen British colonies in the American Revolutionary War. It was created in 1775 by the First Continental Congress. Most of the army was disbanded in 1783 after the conclusion of the war. The ...

Continental Congress

The Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies. It governed the colonies before and during the American Revolution and met three times from 1774 to 1789. In the First Continental Congress, delegates from twelve ...

Contras

The contras is the name given to the rebel groups that were active from 1979 through to the early 1990s. They were against the Sandinista Junta of National Reconstruction government in Nicaragua. Among the separate contra groups, the Nicaraguan D ...

Cooch Behar (princely state)

Cooch Behar was a small kingdom located south of the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, west of the upper Brahmaputra valley Ahom Kingdom, and north-east of the Ganges plain and Bengal. Until 1949, Cooch Behar was a princely state subject to British ru ...

Corn Laws

The Corn Laws were a series of British laws regarding taxes on corn. These laws were passed in the 1800s. The laws were passed to favor and protect British land owners. Lord Liverpool passed them in 1815: If the price for corn was below 80 shilli ...

Count of Anjou

Count of Anjou was a title first given to Ingelger. His male line ended with Geoffrey II of Anjou. The next line of counts of Anjou were descended from Geoffreys sister Ermengarde-Blanche and her husband Geoffrey II, Count of Gatinais. Their desc ...

COVID-19 pandemic in Abkhazia

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Abkhazia in April 2020. On 30 March, a case was confirmed in a person who arrived from Moscow, Russia. The test, however, was conducted in Zugdidi, Georgia, where the patient is being treated. A ...

COVID-19 pandemic in Albania

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Albania on 8 March 2020, a father and son who had travelled from Florence, Italy. As of 10 September 2020, there are 10.860 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Albania.

COVID-19 pandemic in Angola

Beginning in 20 March, all Angolan borders were closed for 15 days. President João Lourenço banned all arrivals at airports and stopped passenger vessels docking at Angolan ports for 15 days. All these bans lasted until 4 April.

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