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  2. Alabama - Wikipedia

    Alabama (/ ˌ æ l ə ˈ b æ m ə /) is a state in the Southeastern region of the United States, bordered by Tennessee to the north; Georgia to the east; Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south; and Mississippi to the west. Alabama is the 30th largest by area and the 24th-most populous of the U.S. states.

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    Free. (714) 667-1517. ‘Icons of Darkness’ This pop-up exhibition features props and costumes from classic sci-fi, fantasy, superhero and horror films, including the “Alien,” “Terminator,”...

  4. American Civil War - Wikipedia

    The American Civil War (April 12, 1861 – May 9, 1865; also known by other names) was a civil war in the United States between the Union (states that remained loyal to the federal union, [e] or "the North") and the Confederacy ( states that voted to secede, or "the South"). [f] The central cause of the war was the status of slavery, especially ...

  5. Jewish diaspora - Wikipedia

    The Jewish diaspora ( Hebrew: תְּפוּצָה, romanized : təfūṣā) or exile (Hebrew: גָּלוּת gālūṯ; Yiddish: golus) [N 1] is the dispersion of Israelites or Jews out of their ancient ancestral homeland (the Land of Israel) and their subsequent settlement in other parts of the globe. [3] [4]

  6. Alabama (band) - Wikipedia

    Alabama is an American country music band formed in Fort Payne, Alabama, in 1969. The band was founded by Randy Owen ( lead vocals, rhythm guitar) and his cousin Teddy Gentry ( bass, backing vocals ). They were soon joined by another cousin, Jeff Cook ( lead guitar, fiddle, and keyboards ). First operating under the name Wild Country, the group ...

  7. Template talk:University of Oxford Map - Wikipedia

    This template is within the scope of WikiProject University of Oxford, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of the University of Oxford on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.

  8. Deportation of the Crimean Tatars - Wikipedia

    The deportation of the Crimean Tatars (Crimean Tatar: Qırımtatar halqınıñ sürgünligi, Cyrillic: Къырымтатар халкъынынъ сюргюнлиги) or the Sürgünlik ("exile") was the ethnic cleansing and cultural genocide of at least 191,044 Crimean Tatars on 18–20 May 1944 carried out by the Soviet government, ordered by Lavrentiy Beria, head of the Soviet state ...

  9. Baltimore riot of 1861 - Wikipedia

    4 (soldiers) killed, 36 wounded. 12 (civilians) killed, unknown hundreds wounded. The Baltimore riot of 1861 (also called the "Pratt Street Riots" and the "Pratt Street Massacre") was a civil conflict on Friday, April 19, 1861, on Pratt Street, in Baltimore, Maryland. It occurred between antiwar "Copperhead" Democrats (the largest party in ...