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The castle of Blois (Loir-et-Cher)

Among the castles of the Loire, Blois is probably one of the most original. The castle is also famous for its remarkable Grand Staircase, built in the middle of the Francis I wing during the latter's reign. Residence of the Counts of Blois, then of the Kings of France from Louis XII to Henri III, the scene of decisive events such as the assassination of the Duke of Guise, it is a remarkable monument to address the history of France during troubled times like the wars of religion.
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Election of 1848 Slavery Becomes a National Issue - History

ChaseIn 1848 a new political party wars founded- The Free Soil Party. The party pledged to end the spread of slavery. They nominated Martin Van Buren as their Presidential candidate. The Democrats nominated Lewis Cass as their presidential candidate who supported the idea that each territory should decide for itself whether to allow slavery.
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Eleanor of Aquitaine

Effigy of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Fontevraud Abbey, France. Eleanor of Aquitaine (l. c. 1122-1204 CE) was one of the most powerful political figures – male or female – in the Middle Ages as a whole...
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