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Gadsden Purchase

The Gadsden Purchase resulted from the 1853 negotiations between the United States and Mexico for the purchase of the Mesilla Valley, south of the

Gaia (Greek deity)

The Greek earth goddess Gaia (also called Ge) was a primal and elemental figure, the source of almost all life, mortal and immortal. She belonged to

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Gallic Wars

( găl'ĭk ), campaigns in Gaul led by Julius Caesar in his two terms as proconsul of Cisalpine Gaul, Transalpine Gaul, and Illyricum (58 B.C.–51 B.C.).

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Gallipoli campaign

A naval and military campaign fought between the Ottoman Empire and the attacking forces of the British and French empires between February 1915 and

Open Gandhi, Mohandas “Mahatma” (1869 - 1948)
Gandhi, Mohandas “Mahatma” (1869 - 1948)

This Indian nationalist leader, more commonly known by the title Mahatma (great soul) Gandhi, was born in Kathiawar, India. Gandhi trained as a lawyer

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García Lorca, Federico (1898 - 1936)

( fāðārē'kō gärthē'ä lôr'kä ), 1898–1936, Spanish poet and dramatist, b. Fuente Vaqueros. The poetry, passion, and violence of his work and his own

Open Garner, John Nance, 1868-1967
Garner, John Nance, 1868-1967

John Nance Garner (1869–1967) served as vice president during Franklin D. Roosevelt's first two terms. Garner aspired to the presidency, but

Open Gauguin, Paul, 1848-1903
Gauguin, Paul, 1848-1903

French post-Impressionist painter. Going beyond the Impressionists' concern with ever-changing appearances, he developed a heavily symbolic and


gôl, Lat. Gallia, ancient designation for the land S and W of the Rhine, W of the Alps, and N of the Pyrenees. The name was extended by the Romans to

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Gautama Buddha

This essay considers the life of Siddhārtha Gautama as a religious modality that finds expression in various contexts, including Buddhist culture,