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America's Only Bachelor President May Have Been Its Only Gay One

America's Only Bachelor President May Have Been Its Only Gay One

There has never been an openly gay president of the United States, but some historians have argued that James Buchanan, the only president who never shared the White House with a first lady, may have had feelings for a member of the same sex. The nation's 15th president is the nation's only bachelor president.

Jordan Population - History

Jordan Population - History

JORDANJordanians are Arabs, except for a few small communities of Circassians, Armenians, and Kurds which have adapted to Arab culture. The official language is Arabic, but English is used widely in commerce and government. About 70 of Jordan& 39;s population is urban; less than 6 of the rural population is nomadic or seminomadic.

The Bible and Archaeology

The Bible and Archaeology

An important step forward in scientific archaeological research, and a 19th-century outgrowth of the previous century's Enlightenment was the search for the "truth" of the events written about in the ancient historical accounts of the past. The main truth of the Bible, Torah, Koran, and the Buddhist sacred texts among many others is (of course) not a scientific one but a truth of faith and religion.

How to Facilitate Learning and Critical Thinking

How to Facilitate Learning and Critical Thinking

Teachers can facilitate learning by making the educational process easier for students. This does not mean watering down the curriculum or lowering standards. Rather, facilitating learning involves teaching students to think critically and understand how the learning process works. Students need to learn how to go beyond the basic facts (who, what, where, when) and question the world around them.

The Fenian Movement and the Inspiring Irish Rebels

The Fenian Movement and the Inspiring Irish Rebels

The Fenian Movement was an Irish revolutionary campaign which sought to overthrow the British rule of Ireland in the last half of the 19th century. The Fenians planned an uprising in Ireland which was thwarted when plans for it were discovered by the British. Yet the movement continued to exert a sustained influence on Irish nationalists which extended into the early 20th century.

Swaziland News - History

Swaziland News - History

Swaziland NewsBACK TO THE FRONT PAGEBASIC INFO.GEOGRAPHYGOVERNMENTHISTORYHUMAN RIGHTSLINKSNEWSPEOPLESWAZILANDIn The News