The real story behind the assassination of Julius Caesar
On Feb. 15, in the year 44 BC, Julius Caesar, the all-powerful ruler of Rome, visited a soothsayer named Spurinna, who “predicted the future by examining the internal organs of sacrificial animals,” a...
How did the bald eagle become America’s national bird?
The bald eagle’s role as a national symbol is linked to its 1782 landing on the Great Seal of the United States. Shortly after the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776, the Continent...
Constitutional conventions
Constitutional convention may refer to:
Continental Congress
The Continental Congress was a convention of delegates called together from the Thirteen Colonies that became the governing body of the United States during the American Revolution.The Congress met fr...
Greek National Assemblies
The Greek National Assemblies are representative bodies of the Greek people. During and in the direct aftermath of the Greek War of Independence (1821–1832), the name was used for the insurgents' prot...
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House of Burgesses
The Virginia House of Burgesses /ˈbɜrdʒəsɪz/ was the first legislative assembly of elected representatives in North America. The House was established by the Virginia Company, who created the body as ...
House of Burgesses - Wikipedia
Historical Irish legislatures
A number of legislatures have existed in Ireland since mediaeval times. The first Irish legislature was the Parliament of Ireland. However after its abolition, in 1801, there was no legislature in Ire...
Historical Irish legislatures - Wikipedia
Legislature of the Kingdom of Hawaii
The Legislature of the Kingdom of Hawaii was the bicameral (later unicameral) legislature of the Kingdom of Hawaii. A royal legislature was first provided by the 1840 Constitution and the 1852 Constit...
Legislature of the Kingdom of Hawaii - Wikipedia
Parliament of Scotland
The Parliament of Scotland, officially the Estates of Parliament, was the legislature of the Kingdom of Scotland. The unicameral parliament of Scotland is first found on record during the early 13th ...
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Sejm
The Sejm of the Republic of Poland ([sɛjm]; Polish: Sejm Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej) is the lower house of the Polish parliament. It consists of 460 deputies (posłowie, literally "envoys", in Polis...
Sejm - Wikipedia
The real story behind the assassination of Julius Caesar
On Feb. 15, in the year 44 BC, Julius Caesar, the all-powerful ruler of Rome, visited a soothsayer named Spurinna, who “predicted the future by examining the internal organs of sacrificial animals,” a...
How did the bald eagle become America’s national bird?
The bald eagle’s role as a national symbol is linked to its 1782 landing on the Great Seal of the United States. Shortly after the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776, the Continent...
Diet of Worms (1495)
At the Diet of Worms (German: Reichstag zu Worms) in 1495, the foundation stone was laid for a comprehensive reform of the empire (Reichsreform). Even though several elements of the reforms agreed...
Diet of Worms (1495) - Wikipedia
PEPSU Legislative Assembly
The PEPSU Legislative Assembly was the unicameral state-level legislative body of the Patiala and East Punjab States Union in India. Two elections to the assembly were held; one in 1951 and the second...
Reichstag (building)
The Reichstag building (German: Reichstagsgebäude; officially: Plenarbereich Reichstagsgebäude) is a historical edifice in Berlin, Germany, constructed to house the Imperial Diet (German: Reichsta...
Reichstag (building) - Wikipedia
Legislatures in communist states
The legislatures of communist states included:Communist parties held permanent majorities in all of these legislatures. As a result, the legislatures themselves held very little power; policy was deci...
Diet of Speyer (1570)
The Diet of Speyer or the Diet of Spires (sometimes referred to as Speyer V) was an Imperial Diet of the Holy Roman Empire which took place in 1570 in the Imperial City of Speyer (also known as Spire...
Diet of Speyer (1570) - Wikipedia
Sejm walny
The general sejm (Polish: sejm walny, also translated as the full or ordinary sejm) was the parliament of Poland for four centuries from the 15th until the late 18th century. It had evolved from t...
Sejm walny - Wikipedia
Dingwall
4°25′41″W / 57.596889°N 4.428086°W / 57.596889; -4.428086Dingwall (Scots: Dingwal, Scottish Gaelic: Inbhir Pheofharain) is a town and former royal burgh in the Highlan...
Dingwall - Wikipedia
Sovet gospod
The Council of Lords or Sovet Gospod was, according to the traditional scholarship, the executive organ of the Novgorodian and Pskovian veches.
In Novgorod, the Council of Lords was said to have b...