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By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

The 1st background of the U.S. instructed from the viewpoint of indigenous peoples

Today within the usa, there are greater than federally famous Indigenous international locations comprising approximately 3 million humans, descendants of the fifteen million local those who as soon as inhabited this land. The centuries-long genocidal software of the U.S. settler-colonial routine has mostly been passed over from background. Now, for the 1st time, acclaimed historian and activist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz deals a heritage of the U.S. advised from the viewpoint of Indigenous peoples and divulges how local americans, for hundreds of years, actively resisted enlargement of the USA empire.

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Most Viking warriors possessed helmets, but few would have been as ornate as this. date 800–900 ce origin sweden Silver wire ornamentation Decorated nasal guard Wenceslas helm Named after the helmet from the Treasury of Prague Cathedral, the Wenceslas style is characterized by its one-piece forging with added brow band and nasal guard, which are silvered and highly decorated. engraved iron axhead This beautifully decorated axhead was found in Mammen in Jutland, and is the name for this style of ornamentation.

First German crusade against the Hussites 1453 Constantinople taken by Ottomans; Battle of Castillon, Earl of Shrewsbury defeated by French (Hundred Years War ends) 1500 1492 Granada, last Muslim emirate in Spain falls to Christian army 59 the middle ages Feudalism “Feudalism” is a modern term to describe the complex system of land tenure and military obligation that characterized medieval Europe. In its classic form, feudalism meant that each man had an overlord (or liege) and provided him with services—most often military—in exchange for the holding of land (the fief).

Neck guard 50–150 ce date origin gaul/italy Bronze and leather attachments holding iron armor strips together Hinged cheek guard Shoulder defenses Metal boss to provide extra protection for hand grip (on shield reverse) Overlapping bronze scales scutum This is a replica of a rectangular infantry shield or scutum. The shield, made from laminated strips of wood, was covered with leather and then linen, the latter providing a surface upon which to paint legionary insignia. The shield was slightly curved to provide an element of all-round protection.

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