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Greenwich England

Photo of the Week: Greenwich England

Greenwich, although today seemingly part of London, was once separate from the city, even a popular resort in the 17th century. It’s famous for its notable contributions to maritime history and for giving its name to the Greenwich Meridian (0° longitude) and Greenwich Mean Time. Greenwich became the site of a royal palace, the Palace …

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Liverpool

Liverpool played a major part in the African slave trade, serving as one of the angles in the triangle. Tropical goods such as sugar, indigo, and cotton would arrive in Liverpool and much of its 18th century prosperity was a result of the slave trade. Liverpool has been designated a 2008 European capital of culture. …

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