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This Day in History: 07/10/1925 - Monkey Trial Begins

This Day in History: 07/10/1925 - Monkey Trial Begins

In a This Day in History video, learn that on July 10, 1925, the Scopes Monkey trial began in Dayton, Tennessee. High school teacher John Thomas Scopes was charged with violating Tennessee& 39;s law against teaching evolution instead of the divine creation of man. The trial was the first to be broadcasted on live radio.

Interior of Lancaster X FM213

Interior of Lancaster X FM213

Interior of Lancaster X FM213 Here we see the modified interior of the flying Lancaster Mk.X at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. This shows the changes made to allow it to carry passengers, and the interior is rather less crowded than in its wartime configuration!The aircraft is a Lancaster Mk.

Daimler Armoured Car Mk.I from above

Daimler Armoured Car Mk.I from above

Daimler Armoured Car Mk.I from above Here we see a Daimler Armoured Car, probably a Mk.I, which had a rectangular gun mount that can just about be made out at the front of the turret. This view shows the shape of the 2-pounder armed turret, similar to that used on the Light Tank Mk.VIIHow to cite this article:Rickard, J (30 August 2019), Daimler Armoured Car Mk.

History of S-1 SS-105 - History

History of S-1 SS-105 - History

S—2(SS-1O6: dp. 800 (surf.), 977 (subm.), l. 207& 39;, b. 19& 39;7& 34;; dr. 16& 39;2& 34;; s. 15 k. (surf.), 11 k. (subm.);cpl. 38; a. 4 21& 34; tt., 1 4& 34;; cl. S-2)S-2 (SS-106) was laid down on 30 July 1917 by the Lake Torpedo Boat Co., Bridgeport, Conn., Launched on 15 February 1919; sponsored by Mrs.

Turnpike Era

Turnpike Era

Turnpikes were roads whose access required fees or tolls. The name derives from the early use of revolving gates that had pikes to guard access to the road.Turnpikes had been in use in the British Isles for many years, but did not make an appearance in America until after the War for Independence. Private road corporations were responsible for most of the construction in the early 19th century.

The Bill of Rights - History

The Bill of Rights - History

The Bill of Rights is another name for the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution. It guarantees many of the basic freedoms that most Americans take for granted, including freedom of speech; freedom of religion and freedom of assembly.The Bill of Rights, added to the Constitution as its First Ten Amendments, was ratified in 1791.