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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

Open Gagarin, Yuri (1934 - 1968)
Gagarin, Yuri (1934 - 1968)

Yuri Gagarin, a fighter pilot in the Soviet air force, was the first person to fly in space, making a single orbit of the Earth aboard the spacecraft

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

Open García Lorca, Federico (1898 - 1936)
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