Black Friday has been increasingly adopted by stores in Brazil since 2010 79, although not without its share of inflated prices and other scams, especially in its earlier years, earning the nickname ” Black Fraude ” 80 (Black Fraud) or also ” Black Furadei “, which comes from the slang word ” furada “, meaning a “jam” or tough situation, usually involving money.
The French Revolution was a period of time in France when the people overthrew the monarchy and took control of the government.
Missouri Compromise, (1820), in U.S. history, measure worked out between the North and the South and passed by the U.S. Congress that allowed for admission of Missouri as the 24th state (1821).
Sparked by the arrest of Rosa Parks on 1 December 1955, the Montgomery bus boycott was a 13-month mass protest that ended with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that segregation on public buses is unconstitutional.
Most deaths were to young unmarried men; however, 160,000 wives lost husbands and 300,000 children lost fathers. 342 Conscription during the First World War began when the British government passed the Military Service Act in 1916.