April 1863 saw the start of the third year of the American Civil War. The economic plight of the South was taking a heavy toll. Coupled with this, the Army of the Potomac started to finalise plans for an attack on Richmond, the Confederacy's capital. April 2 nd : Riots occurred in Richmond where people were becoming desperate at the economic plight of the Confederacy.
The Balfour Declaration was a short letter by Arthur Balfour to arguably one of the most influential Jewish families - the Rothschild's. It was assumed that the letter gave the British government's support to the creation of a Jewish homeland. Foreign Office November 2nd, 1917 Dear Lord Rothschild, I have much pleasure in conveying to you on behalf of His Majesty's government, the following declaration of sympathy with Jewish Zionist aspirations which has been submitted to, and approved, by the Cabinet: His Majesty's Government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavours to facilitate the achievement of this object, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine, or the rights and political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country.
James II succeeded his brother, Charles II, in 1685. However, the attempt by James to move his country to absolute Catholicism led to the 1688 Revolution and the removal of James II from the throne. James was born on October 14 th 1633. His father was Charles I (who was executed in 1649) and his mother was Henrietta Maria.
Vietnamisation was the term used by Richard Nixon to describe US policy towards South Vietnam in the later stages of the Vietnam War. Vietnamisation was Nixon's desired policy to enable South Vietnam to take a greater responsibility for the war while America started a planned withdrawal, while at the same time supporting the government in Saigon in its fight against the NLF.
Claudius Galen was a Greek physician who went to Rome and revived the ideas of Hippocrates and other Greek doctors. The Romans had shown little interest in the work of Hippocrates and it took Galen to push it forward in Rome. Galen was born in 131 AD. He was a gifted intellect who studied at the famous medical school in Alexandria in Egypt.
The Electoral College Votes for the 2000 National Election State Bush or Gore Electoral College Votes Alabama Bush 9 Alaska Bush 3 Arizona Bush 8 Arkansas Bush 6 California Gore 54 Colorado Bush 8 Connecticut Gore 8 Delaware Gore 3 District of Columbia Gore 2 Florida Bush 25 Georgia Bush 13 Hawaii Gore 4 Idaho Bush 4 Illinois Gore 22 Indiana Bush 12 Iowa Gore 7 Kansas Bush 6 Kentucky Bush 8 Louisiana Bush 9 Maine Gore 4 Maryland Gore 10 Massachusetts Gore 12 Michigan Gore 18 Minnesota Gore 10 Mississippi Bush 7 Missouri Bush 11 Montana Bush 3 Nebraska Bush 5 Nevada Bush 4 New Hampshire Bush 4 New Jersey Gore 15 New Mexico Gore 5 New York Gore 33 North Carolina Bush 14 North Dakota Bush 3 Ohio Bush 21 Oklahoma Bush 8 Oregon Gore 7 Pennsylvania Gore 23 Rhode Island Gore 4 South Carolina Bush 8 South Dakota Bush 3 Tennessee Bush 11 Texas Bush 32 Utah Bush 5 Vermont Gore 3 Virginia Bush 13 Washington Gore 11 West Virginia Bush 5 Wisconsin Gore 11 Wyoming Bush 3 Bush received the Electoral College votes from 30 states (271 votes) Gore received the Electoral College votes from 21 states (266 votes) (Electoral College votes include District of Columbia; hence 51 'states') Related Posts USA 2000 election American politics in the year 2000 was dominated by the election for president.