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USS Arizona Memorial

USS Arizona Memorial

The USS Arizona Memorial is a monument to the American service people who died during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. It is located on the Hawaiian island of Oahu.This surprise attack has become one of the most infamous in US history, particularly as it led to the US declaring war on Japan the very next day and thus entering World War II.

Monastery

Monastery

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Charles Manson Was Sentenced to Death. Why Wasn’t He Executed?

Charles Manson Was Sentenced to Death. Why Wasn’t He Executed?

In 1971, cult leader Charles Manson was sentenced to death for murdering two people and orchestrating the killings of seven others in August of 1969. But why, if he received the death penalty all those years ago, did he spend his life in jail, dying of natural causes in 2017?It all has to do with a couple of court cases that suspended the death penalty the year after Manson was sentenced.

What Is Mackinder's Heartland Theory?

What Is Mackinder's Heartland Theory?

Sir Halford John Mackinder was a British geographer who wrote a paper in 1904 called "The Geographical Pivot of History." Mackinder's paper suggested that the control of Eastern Europe was vital to control of the world. Mackinder postulated the following, which became known as the Heartland Theory: Who rules Eastern Europe commands the Heartland Who rules the Heartland commands the World Island Who rules the World Island commands the world The "heartland" he also referred to as the "pivot area" and as the core of Eurasia, and he considered all of Europe and Asia as the World Island.

Chapman University

Chapman University

Chapman University is located at One University Drive, Orange, California. It was founded in 1861, as Hesperian College in Woodland, California.The college was opened at the very hour of Abraham Lincoln’s inauguration as the 16th President of the United States of America.Under the powerful leadership of philanthropist Charles C.

What Is PSI?

What Is PSI?

The acronym PSI stands for " P ounds per S quare I nch," and is the common unit of measurement for pressure. It can be understood as the amount of force that is exerted on an area of one square inch. Normal atmospheric pressure at sea level is 14.7 PSI. Pronunciation: Pronounce each letter individually: P - S - I.