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Land Size of the Iroquois Confederacy by Nation chart

Land Size of the Iroquois Confederacy by Nation

The Iroquois Confederacy (or Haudenosaunee) was a group of Five Nations (later Six) historically located in upstate New York. They consisted of (from west to east) the Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, and Mohawk. Combined the Five Nations were one of the most powerful entities in the northeast. The land size of the Iroquois Confederacy consisted …

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Nuremberg Trials Verdicts and Results chart

The Nazi Nuremberg Trials: Verdicts and Results

The Nuremberg Trials are some of the most famous war crimes trials in history. The Allied powers recognized that when World War II was over, German leaders needed to be held accountable for their actions that led to the war and their conduct throughout it. The verdicts of the Nazi Nuremberg Trials are below. At …

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Reign of Terror Executions by Social Class chart

Reign of Terror Executions by Social Class

The Reign of Terror is well known as a dark period during the French Revolution. Lasting from 1793-1794 the Reign of Terror swept through France as the revolutionaries attempted to consolidate their power and eliminate any threats to the Revolution. This chart shows the total Reign of Terror executions by social class. King Louis XVI …

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US Territory Expansion with Louisiana Purchase

Considered controversial at the time, the Louisiana Purchase added a vast amount of territory to the relatively new nation of the United States. The purchase itself had major impacts that rippled through American society. This chart shows the total amount of US territory expansion with the Louisiana Purchase. The Louisiana territory was a vast amount …

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Occupations of Declaration of Independence Signers chart

Occupations of the Declaration of Independence Signers

The signing of the Declaration of Independence was a defining moment in US history. Just who were these men though? By looking at the occupations of the Declaration of Independence signers, you can get a glimpse of just that. Before the Declaration of Independence the Americas were a colonial possession of England. This meant the …

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Largest Empires by Land Mass chart

Largest Empires by Land Mass

The first recorded empire in history was established roughly 4,300 years ago by Sargon the Great ago in ancient Mesopotamia. Historians now call this the Akkadian Empire, after the capital city of Akkad. This empire must have seemed enormous at the time, considering it encompassed much of the known world. However with historical data on …

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