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Uccello, Paolo (1397 - 1475)

Florentine painter. He was one of the first to experiment with perspective, though his love of detail, decorative colour, and graceful line remains

Open Ugarit

( ugərēt' ), ancient city, capital of the Ugarit kingdom, W Syria, on the Mediterranean coast N of modern Latakia. Although the name of this city was

Ulster Plantation

In Irish history, the confiscation and resettlement, in 1609, of the Ulster counties of Armagh, Cavan, Donegal, Derry, Fermanagh, and Tyrone by the

Ulysses (novel)

A novel (1922) by James JOYCE , which details the events of a single day, 16 June 1904 (the day that Joyce met his future wife Nora BARNACLE ), as

Open Uncle Tom's Cabin
Uncle Tom's Cabin

"So you're the little woman who wrote the book that made this great war," Abraham Lincoln purportedly remarked to Harriet Beecher Stowe upon meeting

Open Underwater archaeology
Underwater archaeology

Underwater archaeology differs from terrestrial archaeology only in its requirements for different tools and techniques. Their aims are identical.

Open unionism

Belief in the retention of the link between Britain and Ireland; the opposite of Irish nationalism , which supports separation from the British

Open United Colonies of New England
United Colonies of New England

Formed in 1643 (and lasting until 1684), the New England Confederation—also known as the United Colonies of New England—was an alliance between the

Open United Nations
United Nations

The United Nations (UN) emerged from World War II when the victorious Grand Alliance established it as the successor organization to the League of

Open United States Bill of Rights
United States Bill of Rights

In the USA, the first ten amendments to the US Constitution , incorporated in 1791: 1 guarantees freedom of worship, of speech, of the press, of