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Tanzania Geography - History

Tanzania Geography - History

2009 Country Reports on Human Rights PracticesMarch 11, 2010Tunisia is a constitutional republic with a population of approximately 10 million, dominated by a single political party, the Democratic Constitutional Rally (RCD). Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has been the president since 1987. On October 25, President Ben Ali ran against three opposition candidates and was declared the winner with 89.

HMAS Warrego with survivors from HMS Phoenix

HMAS Warrego with survivors from HMS Phoenix

HMAS Warrego with survivors from HMS Phoenix Here we see the River class destroyer HMAS Warrego carrying survivors from HMS Phoenix to safety in Albania. The Phoenix was torpedoed by the Austro-Hungarian submarine U-27 early in the day, and sank at 13.10 despite attempts by a local trawler and the Warrego to tow her to safety.

Dinosaurs: Alectrosaurus, the bachelor lizard

Dinosaurs: Alectrosaurus, the bachelor lizard

Alectrosaurus fileTranslation: Single lizard Description: Carnivore, bipedal Order: Saurischia Suborder: TheropodaInfraorder: TetanuraeMicroorder: CarnosauriaFamily: TyrannosauridaeHeight: 2.1 metersLength: 4.9 metersWeight: less than 454kg their hind legs were slender, unlike their thick-thigh kin.

Inauguration of President Washington - History

Inauguration of President Washington - History

Washington became the first President of the United States, after being unanimously elected by the members of the Electoral College. The newly-elected President took part in what became a triumphal procession from Mt. Vernon to New York, the temporary capital of the United States. On April 30th, on a crowded balcony overlooking Wall Street, President Washington took his oath of office.

British Battleships 1889-1904 New Revised Edition, R A Burt

British Battleships 1889-1904 New Revised Edition, R A Burt

British Battleships 1889-1904 New Revised Edition, R A BurtBritish Battleships 1889-1904 New Revised Edition, R A BurtIn the fifteen years between 1889 and 1905 the Royal Navy built fifty-two battleships, which became known as the & 39;pre-dreadnoughts& 39;. The ships studied here shared a similar layout, with four big guns - two forward and two aft, and a battery of smaller guns ranged along the sides.

How long would it take to build 30 miles of Roman road?

How long would it take to build 30 miles of Roman road?

Say there's a route of 30 miles length in need of a road. Assume ready availability of stone and lime and possibly other materials. Some gentle slopes, no particularly adverse terrain or flora/faun…