Category Archives: 20th century

Small Pox

SMALL POX Edward Jenner, FRS FRCPE or (Financial Reporting Standard: on gains and / Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (B) 1749, Berkeley, United Kingdom(D) 1823, Berkeley, United Kingdom age 74 He was an English physician who … Continue reading

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Dancers

(b) 1910, Finsbury Park, Harringay, United Kingdom (d) 2004 age 94, Bath, United Kingdom She was a British ballerina and a choreographer, director and teacher of classical ballet. Most noted for her career with Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes and touring … Continue reading

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Music: A chronological perspective (part 4)

Music: A chronological perspective (part 4) Electronic Music, 1895; United States Following closely on the dissonance of atonal music, electronic music represented a further search for new modes of musical expression, this time through modern scientific technology. An American, Thaddeus … Continue reading

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Music: A chronological perspective (part 3)

Music: A chronological perspective (part 3) Giuseppe Verdi conducting one of his own operas Dafne, with text by the Renaissance pastoral poet Ottavio Rinuccini. It was staged in Corsi’s palazzo during the pre-Lenten carnival of 1597-1598. The text, divided into … Continue reading

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The French Migration to New France (Canada) and to the United States

The French Migration to New France (Canada) and to the United States. Cartier was looking for a Northwest Passage through North America to Asia. He thought the St. Lawrence River might be the route. The French and Indian fur trade … Continue reading

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Italian immigrants (part 2)

Italian immigrants (part 2) The majority of Italian immigrants to the United States arrived in waves in the early twentieth century, many of them from agrarian backgrounds. The majority of the Italian immigrants were Catholic, as opposed to the nation’s … Continue reading

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Mary Wollstonecraft

Mary Wollstonecraft 1759-1797 age 38 She was an English writer, philosopher, and advocate of women’s rights. Until the late 20th century, Wollstonecraft’s life, which encompassed several unconventional personal relationships, received more attention than her writing. “A Vindication of the Rights … Continue reading

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20th Century Food (part 4)

20th Century Food (part 4) Ordinary people ate better food in the 20th century. In 1900 some families sat down to a meal of a plate of potatoes and malnutrition was common among poor children. Food was also expensive. In … Continue reading

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FOOD IN THE MODERN WORLD (part 3)

FOOD IN THE MODERN WORLD (part 3) 16th Century Food In the 16th century, rich people still ate a variety of food with a great deal of meat. However poor people usually ate dreary food. In the morning they had … Continue reading

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