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I think the answer to this question is no--there was no rule against Mormons settling in Lethbridge. I have been researching Mormon settlement in southern Alberta and there were other factors that determined the location of their major settlements. It should be remembered that the Mormons, in the time period of settlement in Alberta (1887-1910) were ...


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For what it's worth, the Wikipedia article on inverted bows notes that Inverted bows maximize the length of waterline and hence the hull speed. Inverted bows were popular on battleships and large cruisers in the early 20th century. They fell out of favour, as they were very wet on high speeds and heavy seas, but have made a comeback on modern ship design. ...


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What was the reason of C-shaped bows in 19th century and WW1? Was it the same as a ram in ancient galleys? Why did everybody expect to ram enemy's ship? Were there any successful attempts in the age of heavy naval artillery? It actually depends on which ship you are talking about from that era. In the British naval world the HMS Dreadnought actually ...


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If we are talking about the 1800's then you will find a lot of Irish Protestants were in favour of Home Rule, with the Home Rule League being led by Isaac Butt in the 1860's. Many Protestants were against the Act of Union which had abolished the Irish parliament and essentially meant more taxes going back to Britain. The successor to the Home Rule League, ...


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The question is not very clear. But I believe that it intends to ask a comparison of the situation of the Middle East today, where you have lot's of conflicts, wars, disputes; and the reasons behind the same geography peacefully living for centuries under the the Ottoman times. If that's the case, my answer is below. It is true that Middle East was ...



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