Wikipedia Painting: Louis VIII the Lion King of France
First Barons' War: (1215–17) was a civil war in the Kingdom of England between a group of rebellious barons, led by Robert Fitzwalter and supported by a French army under the future Louis VIII of France, and King John of England.
Wikipedia Painting: Gaspar de Portolà establishes a base in California
Wikipedia Photo: The reconstructed Mission San Antonio de Padua as it appears today. The baked brick Campanario is unique among the Missions.
Wikipedia Painting: The storming of the Bastille - Prise de la Bastille, by Jean-Pierre-Louis-Laurent Houel
Wikipedia Painting: Eugène Dalacroix, "La Liberté Guidant le Peuple" (Liberty Leading the People)
Wikipedia Painting: President John Adams signed the Alien and Sedition Acts into law in 1798 in an effort to silence opposition to his administration's foreign and domestic policies, portrait by Jane Stuart, 1800.
Wikipedia Photos: Billy the Kid - Wanted Dead or Alive, credit PBS.org ● Pat Garrett, Lincoln County Sheriff Pat Garrett, 1850-1908, whose claim to fame was killing Billy the Kid.
Wikipedia Photo: China from NASA Wordwind Satellite; © Great Wall of China, credit National Geographic; LongJi Terrace, credit National Geographic; Great Bear Rainforest, credit Paul Nicklen, National Geographic; Platoons of clay soldiers were buried with China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang Di, (required a labor force of 700,000 to build), credit O. Louis Mazzatenta, National Geographic.
The Boxer Rebellion, U.S. Army. ● Guangxu Emperor (fourth from left) with his officials and European officers shortly after the Boxer Rebellion.
Wikipedia Photo: The Battle of the Somme, 1916.
Wikipedia Photo: Bildarchiv Preußischer Kulturbesitz / Joseph Schorer ©
Wikipedia Photo: Nazi eugenics; measurement of Aryan credentials, this leads to Hitler's super race through eugenics.
Wikipedia Photo: Korean War Collage credit, The Big Picture, Boston Globe - (Associated Press; U.S. Department of Defense / SGT. F.C. Kerr; AP Photo; U.S. Department of Defense / TSGT. Charles B. Tyler; U.S. Department of Defense / TSGT. Charles B. Tyler; U.S. Department of Defense / TSGT. Robert H. Mosier; AP Photo / Max Desfor; U.S. Department of Defense / CPL. P. McDonald; AP Photo / Max Desfor; AP Photo/George Sweers; U.S. Navy / Maj. R.V. Spencer, UAF; AP Photo / Max Desfor).
Wikipedia Photo: Artist's concept of Mariner 7 near Venus. credit National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Wikipedia Photo: United States $500, $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000 bills are officially withdrawn from circulation
Wikipedia Photo: 386BSD is released, beginning the Open Source Operating System Revolution
Wikipedia Photo: USAF F-15Es, F-16s, and a USAF F-15 flying over burning Kuwaiti oil wells; Iraqi Army T-72 main battle tanks. The T-72 tank was a common Iraqi battle tank used in the Gulf War; F-15Es parked during Operation Desert Shield; The oil fires caused were a result of the scorched earth policy of Iraqi military forces retreating from Kuwait; Aerial view of destroyed Iraqi T-72 tank, BMP-1 and Type 63 armored personnel carriers and trucks on Highway 8 in March 1991.
Wikipedia Photo: Middle East satellite image, NASA. ● Camels are seen early morning on a beach in the Marina area of Dubai October 16, 2008. (Steve Crisp, Reuters) ● A portrait of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad burns during clashes between rebels and Syrian troops in Selehattin, near Aleppo, on July 23, 2012. (Bulent Kilic, AFP / GettyImages) ● Egyptians gather in their thousands in Tahrir Square to mark the one year anniversary of the revolution on Jan. 25, 2012 in Cairo Egypt. Tens of thousands have gathered in the square on the first anniversary of the Arab uprising which toppled President Hosni Mubarak. (Jeff J Mitchell, Getty Images) ● Black smoke rises above the Tehran skyline as supporters of Mir Hossein Mousavi burn tires and other material in the streets as they fight running battles with police to protest the declared results of the Iranian presidential election in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, June 13, 2009. (Ben Curtis, AP) ● The Iron Dome defense system fires to interecpt incoming missiles from Gaza in the port town of Ashdod, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. (Tsafrir Abayov, AP)