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The Canal was built by a British and French company, and was vital to the maintenance of the British Empire in India, as well as to Western trade. The main proto-Armenian (Aryan) god was Ar, the god of Sun, Fire and Revival. ONE-DROP RULE The one-drop rule worked in the US -- one drop of black blood makes one black. The sentence above, written in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs means, “The crocodile eats the King.” Secondly, Egyptians believed that there was a life after death and that a dead person’s body should be preserved and buried in a tomb with everything he would need in the life after death.

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