1850s

noun
the decade from 1850 to 1859
Hypernyms: ↑decade, ↑decennary, ↑decennium

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  • 1850s in sociology — The following events related to sociology occurred in 1850s.1850Events *Karl Marx The Class Struggles in France is published.1851Events *Herbert Spencer s Social Statics is published.1852Events *Karl Marx s The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis… …   Wikipedia

  • 1850s in Wales — This article is about the particular significance of the decade 1850 1859 to Wales and its people. Incumbents*Prince of Wales Edward Albert, son of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom *Princess of Wales vacant Events*1850 *1851 *1852 *1853 *1854 …   Wikipedia

  • Pre-1850s in sports — See also: , 1850 in sports and the list of years in sports , and the History of sport article. Archery *1781 the Toxophilite Society is founded in Leicester Square, London. It later becomes the Royal Toxophilite Society in 1787 and then the Grand …   Wikipedia

  • Origins of the American Civil War — For events following South Carolina s declaration of secession from the Union, see Battle of Fort Sumter and American Civil War. The Battle of Fort Sumter was the first stage in a conflict that had been brewing for decades. The main explanation… …   Wikipedia

  • List of historical criminals of New York City — This is a list of historical criminals of New York City including underworld figures, gang members and others of the Old New York era from 1825 to 1925, many of whom were later the subject of Herbert Asbury s The Gangs of New York as well as some …   Wikipedia

  • List of California Historical Landmarks — This is a list of California Historical Landmarks. The official list may be seen [http://ohp.parks.ca.gov/listed resources/?view=all here] . NOTOC · =Alameda County= For more details, please see http://ohp.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page id=21388.… …   Wikipedia

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