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When did Mexico get independence from Spain?

August 24, 1821August 24, 1821. When did Mexico get its independence from Spain? 1821 When Mexico achieved its independence from Spain in 1821, it included most of the viceroyalty of New Spain, minus the Caribbean and the Philippines. What caused Mexico’s independence from Spain? The desire for independence from Spanish rule first formally emerged in […]

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How much is parking at UOFA?

Rates Parking Location Lot Type Day Rate (6 a.m.–6 p.m.) Jubilee West Lot Surface Lot $5.50 per hour Varsity Lot Surface Lot $4.50 per hour Lot 87 Surface Lot $4.50 per hour Lot 89 Surface Lot $4.50 per hour How much is parking at the U of C? McMahon Stadium – Reserved with some public […]

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Why is Paques plural?

The word for Easter is Pâques, masculine singular (even though its written with an S). When you talk about events around Easter, so use Easter more like a time than the religious celebration, it’s feminine plural… Go figure! Is it Le Pâques or La Pâques? Pâques is Plural It is plural and refers to the […]

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Why did Theodore Roosevelt ban Christmas trees in the White House?

Theodore Roosevelt’s commitment to conservation is well known. Less well known was the 26th president’s ill-fated attempt to ban Christmas trees at the White House. Why? So many trees were cut down for the holidays, he believed, that it was contributing to deforestation—and he wanted to set an example for the country. What president did […]

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Where can I park for Christmas in the Park San Jose?

Downtown Christmas in the Park Christmas in the Park’s traditional walk-through event takes place at Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park in downtown San Jose at 194 South Market Street between San Carlos and San Fernando. There is no public parking at the park as the spaces around the park are permit parking only. Is San […]

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Where should I go for Christmas time?

What is the best place to visit at Christmas time? The Best Places to Visit in the U.S. During Christmastime Nantucket, Massachusetts. … Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. … Christmas Town USA, North Carolina. … Woodstock, Vermont. … Williamsburg, Virginia. … Ogden, Utah. … Branson, Missouri. … New York, New York. Where should I go for Christmas Time […]

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How do you get rid of ash borers?

An emerald ash borer treatment is carried out by injecting healthy trees with insecticides. Tree treatment and removal services inject the fluid into the ash tree trunks. The insecticides must be applied every two years or there is a high risk that the EAB will resurface. How do you kill ash borer? Homeowners can protect […]

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When did IKEA Richmond Open?

The new IKEA Richmond store has announced its opening day. The 334,000 square foot store on Jacombs Road adjacent to the current building on Sweden Way in the Bridgeport area will open on April 25. When did IKEA first open in Richmond BC? Canadian shoppers’ love of IKEA home furnishings seems to be stronger than […]

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Is December 26 a holiday?

December 26 is a day off for most workers where it’s a state holiday. In places where it’s not a public holiday, most families use up a vacation day, as most schools are closed. US presidents have given federal government workers either a full or half day off in some years. Is the 26th of […]

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Why is the Easter Hat Parade?

With the fasting of Lent over and people keen to mark the religious occasion, female churchgoers were eager to make and show off their new clothes, including hats. So this started the tradition of wearing Easter bonnets. Where did Easter hats come from? The Easter bonnet actually originated as a European tradition. People would wear […]

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