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The First Christian Missionaries
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The First Christian Missionaries

According to Luke's Acts of the Apostles, the last thing Jesus did before he bodily ascended to heaven was to commission the disciples to 'witness' to...
James IV of Scotland
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James IV of Scotland

James IV of Scotland ruled as king from 1488 to 1513 CE. He succeeded his father James III of Scotland (r. 1460-1488 CE) and became one of the most...
Massachusetts Bay Colony
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Massachusetts Bay Colony

Massachusetts Bay Colony (1628-1691 CE) was the largest English settlement in New England and the most influential both in the colonization of the region...
Sejong the Great
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Sejong the Great

King Sejong the Great (15 May 1397 - 8 April 1450 CE) ruled Korea from 1418 to 1450 CE as the fourth king of the Joseon Dynasty (also...
Origins of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy
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Origins of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy

The Haudenosaunee, also known as the Iroquois Confederacy, Iroquois Five Nations, or the Iroquois League, was one of the most powerful Native American...
James III of Scotland
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James III of Scotland

James III of Scotland reigned as king from 1460 to 1488 CE. He succeeded his father James II of Scotland (r. 1437-1460 CE) at the age of eight, which...
John Winthrop
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John Winthrop

John Winthrop (l. c. 1588-1649 CE) was an English lawyer best known as the Puritan leader of the first large wave of the Great Migration of Puritans...
Guthlac of Crowland
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Guthlac of Crowland

Guthlac of Crowland (c. 674 - 11 April 714 CE) was an Anglo-Saxon saint from the Kingdom of Mercia. He is best known for his years spent as a hermit...
James II of Scotland
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James II of Scotland

James II of Scotland ruled as king from 1437 to 1460 CE. Succeeding his murdered father James I of Scotland (r. 1406-1437 CE), James inherited the throne...
Relics from the Kingdom of Kush & Ancient Nubia
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Relics from the Kingdom of Kush & Ancient Nubia

Kush was a kingdom in North Africa in the region corresponding to modern-day Sudan. The larger region around Kush (later referred to as Nubia...
Of Plymouth Plantation: Brief Summary & History
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Of Plymouth Plantation: Brief Summary & History

Of Plymouth Plantation (also known as History of the Plymouth Plantation and William Bradford's Journal, written 1630-1651 CE) is the first-hand account...
Puritans
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Puritans

The Puritans were English Protestant Christians, primarily active in the 16th-18th centuries CE, who claimed the Anglican Church had not distanced itself...

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