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Charles de Gaulle

Charles de Gaulle was the man seen by many French people to have been their true leader in World War Two. Charles de Gaulle had a military background, but he quickly became the political figurehead of the Free French Movement that was based in Great Britain during World War Two. Charles de Gaulle was born in 1890 at Lille.
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The Sykes-Picot Agreement of 1916

The Sykes-Picot Agreement of May 1916, was a secret agreement that was concluded by two British and French diplomats, Sir Mark Sykes and Georges Picot. The Sykes-Picot Agreement involved itself with the partition of the Ottoman Empire once World War One had ended. The Sykes-Picot Agreement effectively handed over control of Syria, Lebanon and Turkish Cilicia to the French and Palestine, Jordan and areas around the Persian Gulf and Baghdad to the British.
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Peoples, Nations, Events

Additional Member System

The Additional Member System (AMS), part of the proportional representation systems that exist in elections, has been used with the sphere of British Politics. The Additional Member System has been used in devolutionary elections in Britain but is not yet seen as a replacement for the first-past-the-post system used in Britain's national elections.
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Battle of Chickamauga

The Battle of Chickamauga was fought between September 19 th and September 20 th 1863. Chickamauga was a major victory for the army of the Confederate general Braxton Bragg and a major disaster for the Union general of the Army of the Cumberland, William Rosecrans. The Battle of Chickamauga had the second highest number of casualties in the American Civil War and only the Battle of Gettysburg accounted for more.
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David Lloyd George

David Lloyd George was born in 1863 and died in 1945. Lloyd George was the major British politician present at the Treaty of Versailles and while at Versailles it was Lloyd George who tried to play the middle role between the total retribution of George Clemenceau and the seemingly mild rebuke of America'sWoodrow Wilson.
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Identity Fraud

Identity fraud has become a more common criminal offence as both people and companies have become more Internet reliant. Identity fraud may be non-violent and in many senses an 'invisible' crime but it can have a major impact on an individual's life. One way of gaining details on someone's identity is by bin-raiding.
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