The Constitution of May the 3rd

The Constitution of May the 3rd is the second in the world and the first one in Europe. Nowadays – one of the most important symbols of Poland’s independence. However, the Government Act is not only a symbol, it is a document that is a valuable historical source, an important legal text, and also a historical event that is so groundbreaking that all of Europe once proclaimed it a revolution. So called Basic Law (Ustawa
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1st May – Labor Day history

1886 – Chicago workers strike was brutally suppressed by police. To commemorate this event, we celebrate Labor Day in many countries around the world on May the 1st. At the end of the 19th century, workers in Chicago fought primarily for an eight-hour work day. The strike slogans were also fair working and pay conditions carried by thousands of employees – including emigrants from Poland. Many demonstrators were killed by bullets – all protest was
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Can the records lie?

Many beginning genealogists are prone to almost limitless confidence in the metrics found. What’s more – sometimes  ven more experienced researchers are too often tempted to put their faith in discovered records. This is associated with a specific intuition when we subjectively assess the reliability of data contained in documents. The second factor that leads us to excessive faith is often a lack of patience and a kind of genealogical “greed” – when we want
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