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The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
Annexation (Latin ad, to, and nexus, joining) is the administrative action and concept in international law relating to the forcible transition of one state's territory by another state.
Baling wire, otherwise known as bale wire, farm wire, or soft wire, is a type of wire used in agriculture and industry for everything from mending fences to manually binding rectangular bales of hay, straw, or cut grass.
Cahors (Caors) is the capital of the Lot department in south-western France.
Carondelet Park, established in 1875, is the third largest park in the city of St. Louis, Missouri.
The Pook Turtles, or City-class gunboats to use their semi-official name, were war vessels intended for service on the Mississippi River during the American Civil War.
Dred Scott (c. 1799 – September 17, 1858) was an enslaved African American man in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom and that of his wife and their two daughters in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case of 1857, popularly known as the "Dred Scott case." Scott claimed that he and his wife should be granted their freedom because they had lived in Illinois and the Wisconsin Territory for four years, where slavery was illegal.
Francisco Luis Hector, barón de Carondelet (born 1748, Noyelles-sur-Selle, Flanders – died 1807 Quito, Ecuador) was an administrator of Burgundian descent in the employ of the Spanish Empire.
Henry Taylor Blow (July 15, 1817 – September 11, 1875) was a two-term U.S. Representative from Missouri and an ambassador to both Venezuela and Brazil.
Holly Hills is a neighborhood located in South St. Louis, Missouri, near the intersection of I-55 and Loughborough Avenue.
The Illinois Country (Pays des Illinois, lit. "land of the Illinois (plural)", i.e. the Illinois people) — sometimes referred to as Upper Louisiana (la Haute-Louisiane; Alta Luisiana) — was a vast region of New France in what is now the Midwestern United States.
An ironclad is a steam-propelled warship protected by iron or steel armor plates used in the early part of the second half of the 19th century.
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (Hebrew: כימיקלים לישראל בע"מ), also known as ICL, is a multi-national manufacturing concern that develops, produces and markets fertilizers, metals and other special-purpose chemical products.
Captain James Buchanan Eads (May 23, 1820 – March 8, 1887) was a world-renowned American civil engineer and inventor, holding more than 50 patents.
Kindergarten (from German, literally meaning 'garden for the children') is a preschool educational approach based on playing, singing, practical activities such as drawing, and social interaction as part of the transition from home to school.
St. Louis is divided into 79 neighborhoods.
Louis XVI (23 August 1754 – 21 January 1793), born Louis-Auguste, was the last King of France before the fall of the monarchy during the French Revolution.
The Mississippi River is the chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system.
Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.
Monsanto Company was an agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation.
Mound City is a city located along the Ohio River in Pulaski County, Illinois, United States.
A phosphate is chemical derivative of phosphoric acid.
Quercy (Carcin, locally) is a former province of France located in the country's southwest, bounded on the north by Limousin, on the west by Périgord and Agenais, on the south by Gascony and Languedoc, and on the east by Rouergue and Auvergne.
Quinn Chapel AME Church is a historic African Methodist Episcopal Church building located at 227 Bowen Street in the Carondelet section of St. Louis, Missouri, in the United States.
The River des Peres (French: rivière des Pères) is a U.S. Geological Survey.
Smelting is a process of applying heat to ore in order to melt out a base metal.
Solutia Inc. is a manufacturer of materials and specialty chemicals including polyvinyl butyral (PVB), ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA), and thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) interlayers for laminated glass, aftermarket window films, protective barrier and conductive films, and rubber processing chemicals.
The Southeast Missouri Lead District, commonly called the Lead Belt, is a lead mining district in the southeastern part of Missouri.
Sugarloaf Mound is the sole remaining Mississippian culture platform mound in St. Louis, Missouri, a city commonly referred to in its earlier years as "Mound City" for its approximately forty Native American earthen structures.
Susan Elizabeth Blow (June 7, 1843 – March 27, 1916) was an American educator who opened the first successful public Kindergarten in the United States.
A traffic island is a solid or painted object in a road that channels traffic.
The Treaty of Fontainebleau was a secret agreement of 1762 in which France ceded Louisiana to Spain.
USS Baron DeKalb (1861) was a gunboat constructed for the Union Navy by James B. Eads during the American Civil War.
USS Cairo was one of the first American ironclad warships built at the beginning of the U.S. Civil War.
USS Carondelet (1861) was a gunboat constructed for the War Department by James B. Eads during the American Civil War.
USS Louisville was a gunboat constructed for the U.S. Army by James B. Eads during the American Civil War.
USS Mound City was a gunboat built for service on the Mississippi River and its tributaries in the American Civil War.
USS Pittsburgh (1861) (often Pittsburg) was a gunboat constructed for the Union Army by James B. Eads during the American Civil War, and transferred to the Union Navy in October 1862.
Ward 11 is an aldermanic ward in St. Louis, Missouri.
Ward 13 is an aldermanic ward in St. Louis, Missouri.
Ward 25 is an aldermanic ward in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.
The Works Progress Administration (WPA; renamed in 1939 as the Work Projects Administration) was the largest and most ambitious American New Deal agency, employing millions of people (mostly unskilled men) to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads.