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Malcolm X was the person the Panthers admired most, plain and simple. He was the inspiration for the Black Power Movement.


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Short Answer The identities of France and Britain are indicated by their heads of state, namely President Armand Fallières and King Edward VII respectively. There is also (as Roddy of the Frozen Peas observed in his comment above) a French flag on one of the ships near the French President. Details The image appeared on the cover of the September 22, 1909 ...


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It would be a matter of going through the newspaper archives of the time, these are not all online, unlike more contemporary archives. However, Isabel Virginia Hull, in the book Absolute Destruction: Military Culture and the Practises of War in Imperial Germany writes: Negotiations were a sore point with public opinion, too ... the Tägliche Rundschau ...


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Q: What was the contemporary German public opinion on the Herero Genocide? However, the source cited in wikipedia does not provide any details of the public outrage. I would like to know what form did it take? Did people write editorials? Did deputies protest in the Reichstag? Rallies? Lectures? Petitions? Demonstrations? It was a very controversial '...


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In addition to the excellent answers above, a further source for answers to this question is Tom Segev: One Palestine, Complete, Abacus 2001. The British Cabinet, and the Foreign Minister, Balfour, may have been persuaded of the wisdom of supporting a Jewish homeland in Palestine, but the Treasury, who were supposed to finance it, and the Colonial Office, ...


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The British Empire contained more Muslim subjects than even the Ottoman Empire at its height. In particular, the Muslims of India were bitterly opposed to Zionist immigration. The Indian National Congress supported the 'Khilafat', and later the anti-Zionist position which was also held by King Saud as well as the Egyptian Khedive and the two Hashemite ...


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Not sure if this is the correct forum to ask this, but I'm currently reading 'Exodus' by Leon Uris, and I'm curious as to why the British were so reluctant in letting Jewish people in Palestine. It wasn't just the British, the Americans weren't keen about Jewish immigration either despite the threat that Hitler then posed to the Jews in Europe (perhaps ...


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Malcolm X died in 1965 and the Black Panther Party was founded by Bobby Seale & Huey Newton in late October 1966: They had actually met in 1962 when they were both students at Merritt College where they joined Donald Warden's Afro-American Association. There they read widely, debated, and organized in an emergent black nationalist tradition inspired ...


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How did the US/South Vietnam lose the Vietnam war? The question really ought to be why was the US actually fighting a war in Vietnam. After all, they posed no direct threat to them, there being no land border with them - in fact, the land masses are separated by 12,000km! Why they were there has to do with colonialism and racism; this was a right that was ...


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Some great answers, starting with lack of preparedness, timidity and belief that time was on their side. However, I am surprised no one mentioned the seasonal timing. Northern European wars typically stagnate during wintertime and offensives happen in spring, summer and fall. By attacking on Sept 1st, Germany gave itself just enough time to complete a 4-6 ...


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After looking at lots of atlases and physical geography books on the internet archive, the first mention I found of 70.8% water and 29.2% land is in the German Knaurs WELT-ATLAS, 1932 edition. Even more precise numbers are given by the book Mother Earth by T. A. Ryder in 1930 (so published two years earlier). It says 70.78% water and 29.22% land. Most ...


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