Category: Charlotte

Lombard Street Riots

A parade began marching on the morning of August 1, 1842 to celebrate Jamaican Emancipation Day, the abolition of slavery in the West Indies, on its eighth anniversary. The parade consisted of an estimated 1,000 African Americans who were peacefully marching and carrying banners about freedom on Lombard Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Not everyone was […]

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Historical inaccuracies in Reign

Reign has been a popular show on the CW for three years now but what has audiences so captivated? There is a list of inaccuracies starting from the pilot episode and continue in every episode thereafter. I will assume then that the audiences watching the show are unfamiliar with Mary Stuart specifically or history in […]

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Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor; Frederick IV, King of Germany; and Frederick V, Archduke of Austria

Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor; Frederick IV, King of Germany; and Frederick V, Archduke of Austria.Frederick the Peaceful (or Arch-sleepyhead of the Holy Roman Empire) was the first Holy Roman Emperor from the House of Habsburg; not to be confused with Frederick III (or Frederick the Fair/Handsome) who was King of Germany (and also a […]

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