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  • 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.

    Queen Victoria’s Black Princess

    Queen Victoria’s Black Princess

    by Ronald E Franklin88

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  • Slavery may have been abolished in the Western world in the 19th century, but it continues today in many places.

    Modern Slave Markets

    Modern Slave Markets

    by Rupert Taylor0

  • In the Civil War Robert E. Lee was a defender of slavery, while Ulysses S. Grant did all he could to destroy it. But it was Lee who thought slavery was morally wrong, while Grant seemed not to care one way or the other.

    On Slavery: Robert E. Lee Vs Ulysses S. Grant

    On Slavery: Robert E. Lee Vs Ulysses S. Grant

    by Ronald E Franklin30

  • Historical tales showcase nations and eras. But stories are broad strokes that miss the individual person and small places. Not only do objects speak for them but artifacts also provide more honest glimpses into the past than written accounts.

    Top 10 Rare and Fascinating Ancient Objects

    Top 10 Rare and Fascinating Ancient Objects

    by Jana Louise Smit0

  • James Butler Hickok, or “Wild Bill” as he came to be known, was a legendary gunfighter and lawman of the Old West. Hickok would become the prototype for the iron-clad plainsman who helped settle the nineteenth-century frontier of America.

    “Wild Bill” Hickok: Gunfighter and Lawman of the Old West

    “Wild Bill” Hickok: Gunfighter and Lawman of the Old West

    by Doug West5

  • The triangular trade among India, China, and Britain involved tea, silk, and opium. The latter had a terrible impact on China that is remembered today.

    Britain’s Opium Trade

    Britain’s Opium Trade

    by Rupert Taylor3

  • Of the three ships that traveled with Columbus in 1492, two were caravels and one was a carrack. Moreover, these closed hulls boats, could carry larger quantities of supplies than ever before. Unfortunately, the crowded cargo space could also harbor many types of micro-organisms and diseases.

    The Diseases That Columbus Brought With Him

    The Diseases That Columbus Brought With Him

    by Harry Nielsen0

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  • This article discusses the recent excavations of skeletons found in Bulgaria and their connection to ancient superstitions.

    The Vampire Skeletons of Bulgaria

    The Vampire Skeletons of Bulgaria

    by Stephen A Brown6

  • Concentration camps were home to some of the worst most atrocious acts ever done. Here you can learn what the German Holocaust was and what happened at the concentration camps.

    Facts About Concentration Camps

    Facts About Concentration Camps

    by Angela Michelle Schultz93

  • The barbaric and dehumanizing treatment inflicted upon African American sanitation workers by city management in 1968 is a blemish on the face of Memphis history. A woman, Mrs. Cornelia Crenshaw, initiated the cleansing of the city's countenance.

    Cornelia Crenshaw, Untiring Advocate for Justice

    Cornelia Crenshaw, Untiring Advocate for Justice

    by Robert Odell Jr0

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