The Dahomey Amazons or Mino were a Fon all-female military regiment of the Kingdom of Dahomey in the present-day Republic of Benin which lasted until the end of the 19th century. French newspaper Le Petit Journal.February 28,1891. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dahomey_Amazons http://www.wikihistoria.eu/2014/12/las-amazonas.html

The Dahomey Amazons or Mino were a Fon all-female military regiment of the Kingdom of Dahomey in the present-day Republic of Benin which lasted until the end of the 19th century. French newspaper Le Petit Journal.February 28,1891. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dahomey_Amazons http://www.wikihistoria.eu/2014/12/las-amazonas.html

China imperialism cartoon. This Day in History: Jun 20, 1900: Boxer Rebellion begins in China - http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/2013/06/this-day-in-history-jun-20-1900-boxer.html

China imperialism cartoon - History of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Metz and the Lorraine returned to France, front page of Le Petit Journal newspaper dated from 8 December 1918.- Alsace-Lorraine - (Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

Metz and the Lorraine returned to France, front page of Le Petit Journal newspaper dated from 8 December Alsace-Lorraine - (Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

Le Petit journal. Supplément du dimanche 12 May 1912 29 апреля 1912 года самолёт Жюля Ведрина разбился недалеко от железной дороги Норд-Эпине-сюр-Сен, зацепившись за телеграфные провода. О его смерти уже было объявлено в информационном сообщении, были подготовлены национальные флаги с траурным крепом и место на кладбище Сен-Мартен. Но, благодаря искусству врача, авиатор выжил. https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%92%D0%B5%D0%B4%D1%80%D0%B8%D0%BD,_%D0%96%D1%8E%D0%BB%D1%8C

Le Petit journal. Supplément du dimanche 12 May 1912 29 апреля 1912 года самолёт Жюля Ведрина разбился недалеко от железной дороги Норд-Эпине-сюр-Сен, зацепившись за телеграфные провода. О его смерти уже было объявлено в информационном сообщении, были подготовлены национальные флаги с траурным крепом и место на кладбище Сен-Мартен. Но, благодаря искусству врача, авиатор выжил. https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%92%D0%B5%D0%B4%D1%80%D0%B8%D0%BD,_%D0%96%D1%8E%D0%BB%D1%8C

Illustration from the French magazine Le Petit Journal on the Bosnian Crisis: Bulgaria declares its independence and its prince Ferdinand is named Tsar, Austria-Hungary, in the person of Emperor Francis Joseph, annexes Bosnia and Herzegovina, while the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II looks on helplessly.

The cover of a Le Petit Journal from 1908 depicting the "Bosnian Crisis," in which Austria-Hungary occupied Bosnia-Herzegovina from the terminally declining Ottoman Empire, while Bulgaria declared independence from the Sultan.

The sixth cholera pandemic was a major outbreak of cholera from the years 1899 to 1923. It killed more than 800,000 in India then erupted in the Middle East, northern Africa, Russia and Eastern Europe. The last outbreak in the United States was in 1910-1911 when the steamship Moltke brought infected people to New York City. Vigilant health authorities isolated the infected on Swinburne Island. Eleven people died, including a health care worker at Swinburne Island.

This illustration in Le Petit Journal (December shows the Grim Reaper bringing death by cholera to the masses. Death and the Afterlife by Cliff Pickover

Desembarco en Cotonou de tropas senegalesas. Le Petit Journal, 21may1892 - French colonial empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Le Petit Journal, - French colonial empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Alfred Dreyfus Trial (France, 19 December 1894) - The Dreyfus affair (French: l'affaire Dreyfus, pronounced: [la.fɛʁ dʁɛ.fys]) was a political scandal that divided France from its beginning in 1894 until it was finally resolved in 1906. The affair is often seen as a modern and universal symbol of injustice, and remains one of the most striking examples of a complex miscarriage of justice.

Headline of the Petit Journal, december 1894 : Dreyfus in court martial.

In 1894, Pierre Giffard, editor of Le Petit Journal, organised the world's first motoring competition from Paris to Rouen to publicise his newspaper, to stimulate interest in motoring and to develop French motor manufacturing. Sporting events were a tried and tested form of publicity stunt and circulation booster. The paper promoted it as 'Le Petit Journal' Competition for Horseless Carriages (Le Petit Journal Concours des Voitures sans Chevaux) that were not dangerous, easy to drive, and…

1894 Albert Lemaître (pictured on left) was classified in his Peugeot 3 hp Paris-Rouen Bicycle manufacturer Adolphe Clément-Bayard was the front passenger.

Portrait of Thomas Woodrow Wilson World War I, Portrait of Thomas Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924), President of the United States from 1913 to 1921, frontpage of French newspaper "Le petit journal" February 25, 1917.  ♡✿♡✿♡✿.❀♡✿♡❁♡✾♡✽♡  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodrow_Wilson

Portrait of Thomas Woodrow Wilson World War I, Portrait of Thomas Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924), President of the United States from 1913 to 1921, frontpage of French newspaper "Le petit journal" February 25, 1917. ♡✿♡✿♡✿.❀♡✿♡❁♡✾♡✽♡ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodrow_Wilson

Henry David Thoreau...begins his famous essay, "Resistance to Civil Government" with this passage:    I HEARTILY ACCEPT the motto, — "That government is best which governs least";(1) and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and systematically. Carried out, it finally amounts to this, which also I believe, — "That government is best which governs not at all";

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Henry David Thoreau – was an American author, poet, philosopher, historian, and leading transcendentalist. He is best known for his book Walden. A lot of people like his writing.

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