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  • Apoplexy

    Apoplexy Also Known as: Stroke; fit, attack, heart attack, seizure, convulsion, paroxysm It is bleeding within internal organs and the accompanying symptoms. The term formerly referred to what is now called a stroke, however, nowadays, health care professionals typically specify the type of apoplexy, such as cerebral, ovarian and pituitary apoplexy. From the late 14th to the late 19th cen...

  • Deerfield Massachusetts Massacre of 1704

    The 1704 Raid on Deerfield, MA occurred February 29 when French and Native American forces attacked the English frontier settlement at Deerfield, Massachusetts, just before dawn, burning part of the town, killing 56 villagers, and taking 109 settlers captive. This was part of the larger Queen Anne's War. The 'lucky' ones were murdered outright, others were captured and forced to walk to Quebe...