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14 08, 2017

Christmas Trees – American holidays

By |2019-12-04T14:57:34-08:00August 14th, 2017|North America, Northern Europe, Religion|0 Comments

A tree in Germany (late 1700s, by Joseph Keller) - History of Christmas trees Evergreens and the winter holidays Because Christmas is related to old celebrations of the winter solstice, evergreen trees have always [...]

10 08, 2017

American public buildings – Architecture

By |2018-04-19T11:29:03-07:00August 10th, 2017|Architecture, History, North America|0 Comments

Iroquois longhouse In 1500 AD, the most important areas in North America for building public buildings were the Pueblo nation in the southwest, the Mississipian culture all along the Mississippi valley, the Cherokee nation in the [...]