Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Eddie Izzard & the cunning use of flags. "Sorry, no flag, no country!"

pin 87
heart 18

Colonial America in 1754 showing the 13 Colonies - The colonial history of the United States covers the history of European settlements from the start of colonization of America until their incorporation into the United States. In 1492, a Spanish expedition headed by Christopher Columbus sailed for India to sell, buy, and trade rich spices and other goods, inadvertently discovering what is today North America.

pin 7
heart 1

At it’s greatest extent, the British empire was known as the largest empire in history, as it covered more than 13,000,000 square miles, which is approximately a quarter of the Earth’s total land area, and controlled more than 500 million people – again a quarter of the world’s population. As a result, the legacy it imprinted on these conquered lands is tremendous in terms of political reform, cultural exchanges and way of life. The English language, which it spread, is the second…

pin 51
heart 5

New Hampshire State Flag June 21, 1788 Province of New Hampshire, then sovereign state in Confederation