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World War I: Battle of Charleroi

The Battle of Charleroi was fought August 21-23, 1914, during the opening days of World War I (1914-1918) and was part of a series of engagements collectively known as the Battle of the Frontiers (August 7-September 13, 1914). With the start of World War I, the armies of Europe began mobilizing and moving towards the front.
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Corrosive Definition in Chemistry

Corrosive refers to a substance that has the power to cause irreversible damage or destroy another substance by contact. A corrosive substance may attack a wide variety of materials, but the term is usually applied to chemicals that can cause chemical burns upon contact with living tissue. A corrosive substance may be a solid, liquid, or gas.
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Alaska National Parks: Glacial Landscapes, Explorers, and First People

Alaska's national parks offer in unique opportunities to explore glacial and peri-glacial environments, nestled in a wilderness so wild you'll need to arrange for a boat or a plane to get there. National Park Service map of Alaska National Parks. National Park Service Alaska has 24 parks, public lands, rivers, historic areas and preserves which attract nearly three million visitors each year, according to the National Park Service.
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Does the French Verb 'Souhaiter' Need the Subjunctive?

When souhaiter ("to wish" or "to hope for") precedes a dependent clause beginning with que , the dependent clause uses a subjunctive verb. It joins a long list of other French verbs expressing someone's will, an order, a need, a piece of advice or a desire; they all also need the subjunctive in the que subordinate clause.
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Jodi Picoult Biography

Jodi Picoult is a bestselling author of literary fiction, although many have called her books women's fiction. She's an unusually prolific author, having written over twenty novels. Jodi Picoult's books are quick paced and controversial. Is the woman behind the books as provocative? Born: May 19, 1966, in Nesconset on Long Island in New York.
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