General History

Raking Fire

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/general-history/raking-fire   The term ''Raking Fire'' was an 18th and 19th Century Naval warfare tactic, by which a similar used tactic known as The broadside, was brought to bear – not …

Temalacatl

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/general-history/temalacatl The Temalacatl was an Ancient Aztec Cultural practice, most associated with a similar belief among The Ancient Roman. The practice involved a Gladiatorial spectacle in wh …

The Virginia Company

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/general-history/the-virginia-company The ''Virginia Company'' was a name given to several (combined) ventures at colonization of The New World (North America), under the reign of England's King James I in 16 …

British Slave Trade Act of 1788

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/general-history/british-slave-trade-act-of-1788 One of several British Acts established by Parliament – to regulate The African (and related) Slave Trade, The Act of 1788 was one of the first written and enacted …

American Constitutional Union Party

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/general-history/american-constitutional-union-party The American Constitutional Union Party – founded in 1860, was once a ''Third Party'' alternative in the ''arena'' of US Politics. The short lived Party consisted o …

British BL 6-inch 26cwt Howitzer

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/general-history/british-bl-6-inch-26cwt-howitzer The British BL 6-inch 26cwt Howitzer was a long serving Field Artillery piece used by The British Army in both World War I and II (1915-1945). A towed piece, The 26cwt wa …

Scott vs Sandford (The Dred Scott Case)

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/general-history/scott-vs-sandford-the-dred-scott-case ''Scott vs Sandford'' or better known as ''The Dred Scott Case'', was a landmark 19th Century Supreme Court of The United States Legal brief, which heavily influenced US …

The Broad Street Cholera Outbreak of 1854

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/general-history/the-broad-street-cholera-outbreak-of-1854 Cholera......a disease once known as an Urban Killer throughout The World, experienced a Global Outbreak for a 14 year period, between 1846 and 1860. One of the worst out …

English Baby Farming

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/general-history/english-baby-farming The term ''Baby Farming'' is related to the quasi legal practice of adoption of infant children in Victorian England of the 1870s and 1880. While initially involving the …

English Dissenters

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/general-history/english-dissenters The English Dissenters (or Separatists), were a Group of former Anglican (Church of England) followers – who broke away from their parent Church to form their own b …