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Africa

Teneo te, Africa (I take possession of thee, O Africa) When Cæsar landed at Adrumetum, in Africa, he tripped and fell—a bad omen; but, with wonderful presence of mind, he pr…

Africa

1997 News of the World Africa has been experiencing one of its most violent periods since the Colonial era, with fighting taking place in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Congo Republic, …

Africa

Click on a country in the map index for a more detailed map. Country Maps — Africa Algeria …

Africa

Each group winner qualifies for France '98.Group 1GmWLTGFGAPts*Nigeria641110413Guinea642010512Kenya6321111210Burkina Faso60607170Group 2GmWLTGFGAPts*Tunisia650110116Egypt632115510Liberia61412…

Green ADAMS

ADAMS, Green, (uncle of George Madison Adams), a Representative from Kentucky; born in Barbourville, Knox County, Ky., August 20, 1812; pursued preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to…

HILL, John

HILL, John, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Catskill, Greene County, N.Y., June 10, 1821; attended private schools; employed as a bank clerk and learned bookkeeping in Catskill, N.Y.; m…

Notting Hill Carnival

Caribbean food, steel bands, calypso, and parades make the Notting Hill Carnival an international draw every August by Liz Olson Related Links Queen's Birt…

Hills

Prayers were offered on the tops of high hills, and temples built on “high places,” from the notion that the gods, could better hear prayers on such places, as they were nearer …

Hill

(Sir John), M. D., botanist (1716-1775). He wrote some farces, which called forth from Garrick the following couplet: For physic and farces his equal there scarce is. His farces are physic,…