The partition of the British India was accompanied by massive bloodshed and forced migration. Was it 'sacrifice' (Qurbani) or communal madness? We shall discuss that in this piece.
Henry A. Wallace was an American statesman who served as the 33rd vice president of the United States, in office between 1941 and 1945. He also served as secretary of agriculture and secretary of commerce.
This article explores the origins of the Russian people through an examination of its ancient social, political, and economic structures.
On its way to the Battle of Gettysburg, the Confederate army under Robert E. Lee terrorized black citizens by attempting to capture and transport them south into slavery.
The book of Daniel mentions a king who would be a conqueror, but whose kingdom would be "divided toward the four winds of heaven". Is this the same Alexander the Great whose kingdom would be divided amongst his four generals upon his death?
An oral storytelling performance can be both entertaining and educational. Prose, poems, and songs can all tell a story. Myths and traditional tales are often shared orally.
In 1968 Peanuts, the most popular comic strip in history, was still all white. But a concerned schoolteacher convinced Charles Schulz to bring a black kid into the cast.
Mary Elizabeth Bowser operated as a Union spy in the household of Confederate president Jefferson Davis. Never caught, she was one of the most productive Union operatives of the Civil War.
Was the recklessness showed by Custer at the Little Bighorn fueled by a humiliating rebuke from President Grant?
Learn about 5 of the most significant battles of the American Civil War and how their outcomes changed the fate of a nation on the brink of ruin.
The phenomenon of acid attacks is sadly making a comeback. It is little known, though, that it once had been quite prominent in western Europe in life as well as in art.
Sarah Forbes Bonetta was an orphaned African princess given as a gift to Queen Victoria by the King of Dahomey. Victoria became Sarah's godmother, and received her into the royal extended family.