Parliament: Westminster Hall in 1099
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Parliament: Westminster Hall in 1099

>>Voiceover: Westminster Hall was built by William Rufus in the 1090s. This famous hall has served different purposes over the centuries, and the King’s High Table, set at the southern end on a raised dais, was the focal point. It was where kings and queens were crowned, where they hosted grand feasts, and, over time, […]

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penn’s treaty moment in history 048
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penn’s treaty moment in history 048

Penn’s treating instead of a debt owed to his father Charles the second gave William Penn a grant of land in the New World in 1682 young Quaker fired with the idea of government toll and religious freedom sailed up the quiet waters of the Delaware to take possession of his grant the name Pennsylvania […]

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Becoming Equal Under the Law – Equal?
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Becoming Equal Under the Law – Equal?

“All men are created equal, endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights.” I think that’s one of the most important sentences in the English language. And then the next sentence of the Declaration says, “To secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.” Jefferson […]

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How Strict Are China’s Censorship Laws?
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How Strict Are China’s Censorship Laws?

In 2000, President Bill Clinton said China’s attempts at internet censorship were “like trying to nail Jell-O to the wall”. But actually, China’s authoritarian government has proven very adept at censoring the internet and other media. So what do they restrict? Well, anything that questions or threatens the ruling Communist Party of China, including any […]

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