Biography of Benedict Arnold Through 10 Interesting Facts

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  Benedict Arnold was a U.S. general who is infamous for becoming a traitor and defecting to the British side during the American Revolutionary War. Before he betrayed America, Arnold fought brilliantly for his country of birth contributing significantly in several battles most prominently at the crucial Battles of Saratoga. The acts for which he … Read more

10 Facts On Archduke Franz Ferdinand And His Assassination

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  Franz Ferdinand was an Archduke of Austria-Este and was entitled to inherit the throne of Austria-Hungary. He was assassinated along with his wife in Sarajevo, an event that led to the First World War. Here are 10 interesting facts about the life and assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.   #1 Franz became extremely rich … Read more

Boris Onishchenko Controversy in 1976 Montreal Olympics

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  Boris Onishchenko is a former Soviet Union modern pentathlete. A pentathlon is a sports contest that includes five events: pistol shooting, fencing, 200 m freestyle swimming, show jumping, and a 3600 m cross-country run. Boris entered the 1976 Montreal Summer Olympics after winning medals in 1968 Mexico Olympics and 1972 Munich Olympics. He was … Read more

Dreyfus Affair | Summary of The Scandal In France

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  One of the tensest political dramas in modern European history, the Dreyfus Affair was a scandal that divided France since its inception in 1894 until its resolution in 1906. Here is the Dreyfus Affair Summary for you. In 1894, the French Army’s counter-intelligence section came to know that new artillery information was being passed … Read more

Alexander Hamilton – Maria Reynolds Sex Scandal

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  Alexander Hamilton was a Founding Father of the United States, one of the most influential interpreters and promoters of the Constitution and founder of the financial system of U.S. He was also chief of staff to George Washington, during whose presidency his infamous sex scandal with Maria Reynolds broke out. The Hamilton-Reynolds sex scandal … Read more

The Children Overboard Scandal | Australian political controversy

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  The Children Overboard Scandal was an Australian political controversy involving the Howard government which started a few days before the 2001 elections, influenced its results and turned into a scandal after the elections. In October 2001, about a month before the Australian election, Immigration Minister Philip Ruddock claimed that refugees had been throwing their … Read more