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What coin denominations were used in the US before Dollars and Cents?

What coin denominations were used in the US before Dollars and Cents?

In Thomas Jefferson's proposal for a decimal currency, he describes the status quo as: The [cent] will differ little from the copper of the four Eastern States, which is 1/108 of a dollar; still

William Parker

William Parker

William Parker was born in Liverpool on 27th May 1915. A left-back, he joined Hull City in 1937. He played 30 games for the club before being signed by Major Frank Buckley, the manager of Wolverhampton Wanderers in 1938. He joined a squad that included Stan Cullis, Gordon Clayton, Bill Morris, Dennis Westcott, George Ashall, Alex Scott, Jack Taylor, Tom Galley, Dicky Dorsett, Bryn Jones, Joe Gardiner and Teddy Maguire.

Hungry History: Chocolate Brownies

Hungry History: Chocolate Brownies

Discover the ancient history of chocolate and whether or not it's actually good for you as host Ian Knauer bakes a batch of chocolate brownies.

Alexander Gardner

Alexander Gardner

Biography of Alexander Gardner

How William the Conqueror’s Invasion Across the Sea Didn’t Go Exactly as Planned

How William the Conqueror’s Invasion Across the Sea Didn’t Go Exactly as Planned

This article is an edited transcript of 1066: Battle of Hastings with Marc Morris, available on Our Site TV.The Battle of Hastings was fought on 14 October 1066 between the Norman-French army of William, the Duke of Normandy, and an English army under the Anglo-Saxon King Harold Godwinson, beginning the Norman conquest of England.

They discover that Stonehenge had great acoustics to amplify voices and improve the sound of music

They discover that Stonehenge had great acoustics to amplify voices and improve the sound of music

Due to the arrangement of the stones, any noise that was reproduced inside was not projected beyond the surrounding field of the monument.A team of British researchers from the University of Salford suggests that the arrangement of the megalithic monument of Stonehenge, in England, it created an important acoustic space inside.