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Beef Bonanza

Beef Bonanza Period from 1867 - 1881 when trading in beef was at its height in and those involved in the industry could make large sums of money.
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Anglo-Saxon

Anglo-Saxon A member or descendant of the Germanic peoples - Angles, Saxons and Jutes who settled in England in the fifth and sixth centuries. They were eventually def
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Bronze Age

Bronze Age A period in history that followed the Stone Age and preceded the Iron Age. People used bronze, an alloy of copper and tin, to make weapons and utensils. Th
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Blitzkrieg

Blitzkrieg A swift, sudden military attack, usually involving both air and land forces. Used with success by Hitler in the early part of World War Two.
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Chancellor

Chancellor A high ranking official. Can also refer to the secretary to the monarch. In some European countries this name is given to the chief minister.
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Bolt Hole

Bolt Hole The bolt hole or dug out was built into the sides of a trench. The earth was shored up with wood and the roof often lined with corrugated iron. The men use
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Counter Reformation

Counter Reformation The response of the Roman Catholic Church to the Protestant Reformation during the sixteenth century. It was a movement to remove Protestantism and restore
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