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  1. This era, called the Jacksonian Era or Second Party System by historians and political scientists, lasted roughly from Jackson's 1828 election as president until slavery became the dominant issue with the passage of the Kansas–Nebraska Act in 1854 and the political repercussions of the American Civil War dramatically reshaped American politics.

  2. The war years. Common Wealth was founded on 26 July 1942 in World War II by the alliance of two left-wing groups: the 1941 Committee – a think tank centred on Picture Post owner Edward G. Hulton and its 'star' writers J.B. Priestley and Spanish Civil War veteran Tom Wintringham; and the neo-Christian Forward March movement led by Liberal Party Member of Parliament (MP) Sir Richard Acland ...

  3. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › BurghfieldBurghfield - Wikipedia

    The south-eastern part of Burghfield Common is known as Great Auclum. A corner of north-western Burghfield Common is actually in Sulhamstead parish. In the north of the parish, the Kennet Valley, is surrounded by a number of man made lakes, marshland and willow scrub, with old water meadows and Osier bed to the north of the river.

  4. After the 6th century AD, the era was used by Egyptian, Ethiopian, and Eritrean chronologists. The twelfth 532 year-cycle of this era began on 29 August AD 360, and so 4×19 years after the Era of Martyrs. Anno Mundi according to Anianos. Bishop Anianos preferred the Annunciation style as New Year's Day, 25 March (see above). Thus he shifted ...

  5. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › EraEra - Wikipedia

    An era is a span of time defined for the purposes of chronology or historiography, as in the regnal eras in the history of a given monarchy, a calendar era used for a given calendar, or the geological eras defined for the history of Earth. Comparable terms are epoch, age, period, saeculum, aeon (Greek aion) and Sanskrit yuga

  6. A common example is the Data General Nova, which was a 16-bit design that performed 16-bit math as a series of four 4-bit operations. 4-bits was the word size of a widely available single-chip ALU and thus allowed for inexpensive implementation. Using the definition being applied to the 68000, the Nova would be a 4-bit computer, or 4/16.

  7. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › EpochEpoch - Wikipedia

    The Anno Domini or Common Era system, still in use with the Julian calendar and Gregorians today, marks the Incarnation of Jesus as calculated in the 6th century by Dionysius Exiguus. The Islamic calendar counts "lunar years" by Anno Hegiræ (in the year of the Hijra) or AH era (AD 622).

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