"The viciously inclined considered that the parliamentary order to destroy all 'monuments of idolatry' gave them liberty and license for every kind of sacrilege; so that it became a common pastime to break the painted windows and deface any statuary which adorned and beautified [England's] churches. The old market crosses which had been a notable feature of English tows, reminding the passers by of the great act of Redemption, were all ruthlessly destroyed."

Destruction of Cheapside Cross

"The viciously inclined considered that the parliamentary order to destroy all 'monuments of idolatry'…

Isla de Luzón was an Isla de Luzón-class protected cruiser of the Spanish Navy which fought in the Battle of Manila Bay.

Wreck of the Isla de Luzon

Isla de Luzón was an Isla de Luzón-class protected cruiser of the Spanish Navy which fought…

The wreck of the Maine

Maine

The wreck of the Maine

USS Maine (ACR-1), the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the state of Maine, was a 6,682-ton second-class pre-dreadnought battleship. The sinking of the Maine precipitated the Spanish-American War.

Wreck of the Maine in Havana Harbor

USS Maine (ACR-1), the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the state of Maine, was…

USS Maine (ACR-1), the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the state of Maine, was a 6,682-ton second-class pre-dreadnought battleship. The sinking of the Maine precipitated the Spanish-American War.

Projection Showing Position of Bow and Keel of the Maine

USS Maine (ACR-1), the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the state of Maine, was…

An illustration of a train accident.

Train Accident

An illustration of a train accident.