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American Notes for General Circulation

Travel account by Dickens, published in 1842. Dickens visited the U.S. (Jan.–May 1842) in a tour that took him from Boston and New York to Canada and as far west as St. Louis. His book is ...

United States

United States: c. 30,000 years ago - 2011  

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...Music North America 1927 1927 Oscar Hammerstein II and Jerome Kern open on Broadway with an immensely influential American musical, Show Boat Show Boat A Dictionary of Opera Characters 2 1920s 20th century Performing arts Theatre North America 1928 1928 Pine Top' Smith records Pinetop's Boogie-Woogie , the first recording to be labelled boogie-woogie Smith Clarence 'Pine Top' Encyclopedia of Popular Music 4 1920s 20th century Performing arts Music North America 1928 1928 Gershwin's orchestral work An American in Paris (with parts for four taxi-horns) has...

North America

North America: c. 30,000 years ago - 2011  

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...a new flag for independent America – the stars and stripes Continental Congress (1774) A Dictionary of World History 2 18th century American Revolution American Revolutionary War Politics Protest and rebellion War Wars and Revolutions United States 1777 1777 George Washington, heavily defeated in a battle at Brandywine, is forced to relinquish Philadelphia to the British American Revolution World Encyclopedia 1 18th century American Revolution American Revolutionary War War Wars and Revolutions United States 1777 1777 The American general Horatio Gates...

Europe

Europe: c. 800,000 years ago - 2011  

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...monarchs - from 1066 Rulers and politicians Britain 1301 1301 Andrew III of Hungary dies without an heir, bringing to an end four centuries of rule by the descendants of Arpad Árpád dynasty The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages 1 14th century Politics Dynasties and royalty Hungary 1302 1302 The estates-general of France gather for the first time, in Notre Dame, to consider the king's relationship with the pope States-General A Dictionary of World History 2 14th century Politics Democracy and dissent Papacy France 1302 1302 Dante, a member of the White...

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