Alabaster bas-relief detail showing the head of a male Apkallu or protective spirit. Neo-Assyrian Period, 865-860 BCE. This is a detail of Panel 1, which was lining door “a” of Room T, the North-West...
R-26 SS-103R-26(Submarine No. 103: dp. 495 (surf.), 576 (subm.); 1. 175& 39;; b. 16& 39;8& 34;; dr. 13& 39;11& 34; (mean); s. 14 k. (surf.), 11 k. (subm.); cpl.29;a. 13& 34;,421& 34;tt.;cl. R-21)R-2ff (Submarine No. 103) was laid down 26 ADril 1917 by the Lake Torpedo Boat Co., Bridgeport, Conn., launched 18 June 1919, sponsored by Mrs.
Both of the major parties hoped to avoid the slavery issue& 39;s divisiveness in 1848. Since President Polk refused to consider a second term, the Democrats turned to Lewis Cass of Michigan, a rather colorless party loyalist. Cass advocated & 34;Popular Sovereignty& 34; on the slavery issue, meaning that each territory should decide the question for itself — a stance that pleased neither side.
One of the real fears in the later years of the Cold War was the impact of a 'Nuclear Winter' on Mankind. The whole concept of a 'Nuclear Winter' only became publicly apparent in the 1980's and had its supporters and its detractors. However, for a short time the whole idea of a nuclear winter caught the public imagination to such an extent that the BBC produced a television programme based around a nuclear attack on the city of Sheffield and what happened to the area around the city once a nuclear winter had set in.