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Biography of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy

Biography of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy

Jefferson Davis (born Jefferson Finis Davis; June 3, 1808-December 6, 1889) was a prominent American soldier, secretary of war, and political figure who became the president of the Confederate States of America, a nation formed in rebellion to the United States. Before becoming a leader of the slave states in rebellion, he was viewed by some as a plausible future president of the United States.

20 Major Battles of World War II

20 Major Battles of World War II

There were numerous battles in World War II. Some of these battles lasted only days while others took months or years. Some of the battles were notable for the material losses such as tanks or aircraft carriers while others were notable for the number of human losses. Although this is not a comprehensive list of all battles of WWII, it is a list of the major battles of World War II.

Where were the Straits dollars printed?

Where were the Straits dollars printed?

From the information I gathered, the banknotes of the Straits dollar were printed by Thomas De La Rue & Company, Limited, a firm based in London. Were the banknotes of the Straits dollar printe…

How to Embed Media Files into a Delphi Executable (RC/.RES)

How to Embed Media Files into a Delphi Executable (RC/.RES)

Games and other types of applications which use multimedia files like sounds and animations must either distribute the extra multimedia files along with the application or embed the files within the executable. Rather than distribute separate files for your application's use, you can add the raw data to your application as a resource.

Low SAT or ACT Scores? Check Out These Test-Optional Colleges

Low SAT or ACT Scores? Check Out These Test-Optional Colleges

If you got low SAT scores or low ACT scores, or if you simply didn't take the exam in time for application deadlines, realize that hundreds of test-optional colleges do not require entrance exams as part of their admissions applications. The list below is just a sampling of the roughly 850 four-year colleges that do not require the SAT or ACT.

6 January 1944

6 January 1944

6 January 1944January 1944 >February Eastern FrontSoviet troops enter PolandHow to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 6 January 1944, http://www.