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The Battle of Hastings was arguably the most important event in (modern) English history. Most prominent English families had men engaged in it on one side or the other. Not being "represented" in what as arguably the "creation" of modern England was a source of concern to lineage conscious English families. After he won, William the Conqueror compiled a ...


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Southerners are renowned for the recorded depth of their family trees. This statement is making the point, with tongue solidly in cheek, that the family had no ancestors worthy of the name to trace genealogy to. In practice it was much more common for Southern families to trace lineage to Civil War heroes, Revolutionary War heroes, or notable early ...


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About Macedonia, I would say that there was a few factors: its peripheral position, Macedonian politics attitude, who considered a war as last step - (they were affraid, that country would implode and would be divided between its neighbours). The significant reasons seem to be Macedonian late nationalism and US preventive diplomacy in the region as well. The ...


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If someone's willing to know how South Korea was developed, then the person must look for the remarkable achievements by President Park Chung-Hee (14 November 1917 – 26 October 1979), the 3rd President of South Korea [1]. Though it'll be a book length answer to give a full answer to the question. I'll try to write down some about Korean history in the ...


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This Wikipedia article is so quite enough. You should have researched more. An excerpt: By creating favorable policy directive for economic development as preceded by Japanese economic recovery as the logistic supplying bastion for American troops in the Korean peninsula during and after the Korean War, South Korea's rigorous education system and the ...


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It is always difficult to answer the question "why"? It is a combination of many reasons. Perhaps some reasons can be unveiled by comparison. It seems that "good government" is very important for prosperity of a nation. Compare S Korea with N Korea: same people by the way. I do not know the whole history of Korea very well, but I suppose there was no ...


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Their children study 16 hour days and their workers average 2,163 hours per year. With regards to the steep increase they are very capitalist which is China's downfall. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-25187993 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Working_time#South_Korea


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The Second Balkan War was an unfortunate, but natural continuation of the First Balkan War mostly due to the newly liberated (current border) regions with mixed population and due to the strong influence of the European Great Powers, i.e. United Kingdom, Germany, Russia, Austria-Hungary which were struggling to establish and realize their strategic interests ...


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Chamberlain didn't want to start a massive European war, like the one World War One was. Chamberlain wished to appease Hitler to prevent it. Ultimately he failed in cancelling a long-term war, but in the short-term, (around 1938) he delayed the war for a whole year, allowing one more year for Britain and France to rebuild against the Germans. However, if ...


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I'm afraid you have to understand that at the time period we are talking about it was especially hard to get independent information and government- backed information is almost guaranteed to be doctored for political, social and other reasons. This would apply not only to the US, but to Germany and the Soviet Union as well. If you remember a phrase from ...



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