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The Rosenberg Task Force

The Rosenberg Task Force (Einsatzstab Rosenberg) was headed by AlfredRosenberg and tasked by Adolf Hitler to hunt out and then confiscate any art treasures in Occupied Europe. Rosenberg was guided in what to acquire by Hermann Goering and Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel. Rosenberg was ordered to move to Germany “cultural goods which appear valuable to you and to safeguard them there.
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Bohemia implications

The Bohemian crisis is usually regarded as the start of the Thirty Year War. 1. The Defenestration of Prague was symbolic that all was not well in the empire and that absolute rule did not exist. The basic issue was who ruled Bohemia - the nobles? the Estates? or the emperor? If Ferdinand re-asserted his power in Bohemia would he feel confident enough to try the same in Germany ?
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Peoples, Nations, Events

American Civil War March 1865

By March 1865 the situation for the South was hopeless. Despite this obvious military point, Sherman continued with his policy of destroying anything that might assist the South if he had to make a withdrawal even if the probability of this was negligible. March 1 st : To hinder Sherman's advance, Confederate troops destroyed bridges over the Middle Shenandoah.
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Course of History

Female Conservative candidates 1918 to 1979

The 1918 Representation of the People Act gave women over 30 years of age and with property qualifications the right to vote. As women could vote, they also had a right to stand for elections. Within the Conservative Party, this started out as 1 candidate in 1918 but had only increased to 31 in the 1979 election.
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The English Church from 1550 to 1553

When John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland, gained power in 1550 after the fall of Somerset, religious reform in England and Wales became more radical. The changes that were made were such that any hint of Catholicism that existed under Somerset was removed so that by 1553, the Church of England was Protestant.
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Public Approval of Congress

Public approval of Congress is very important as Congress, under the structure of the American political system, faces elections every two years. In Congress, all House members are up for election every two years and one-third of all Senators - therefore, all members of Congress have to be very aware of what the public thinks of them and the performance they are perceived to be making.
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