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  • Alexander the Great was an amazing commander, but he was not the great general history sometimes sees.

    Alexander the Not-So-Great

    Alexander the Not-So-Great

    by ata151533

  • The history and legacy of the Mongolian Emperor, Temujin (Genghis Khan). A list of 40 facts about his life, death, deeds, and how he became one of the famous, successful, enduring leaders of all time.

    40 Facts About Genghis Khan

    40 Facts About Genghis Khan

    by Thomas Swan32

  • All about the Women's Auxiliary Air Force,some of the key women working during World War Two. The WAAF took over RAF ground based jobs from men and proved their worth in WW2.

    Women in World War 2, The WAAF

    Women in World War 2, The WAAF

    by Jools Hogg58

  • This article provides an analysis of the historiography and historical trends concerning the Indian nationalist movement (Twentieth-Century)

    Historiography of Indian Nationalism

    Historiography of Indian Nationalism

    by Larry Slawson2

  • Religion wasn't always lacking LGBT figures and themes! Records of ancient mythology indicate many gods and legendary heroes - of every color in the rainbow.

    LGBT Themes in Ancient Mythology

    LGBT Themes in Ancient Mythology

    by aliasis8

  • Why did polio live among humans for thousands of years with few cases of paralysis, then change and cripple or kill thousands each year?

    Polio Virus and Its Odd History

    Polio Virus and Its Odd History

    by Karla Iverson21

  • 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

  • A phenomenon of the Cold War period in U.S. history, "McCarthyism" is a term for allegations made against someone, accusing them of subversion or treachery, without sufficient regard for evidence.

    12 Facts About McCarthyism

    12 Facts About McCarthyism

    by Paul Goodman1

  • Napoleon Bonaparte or ‘Little Corporal’ as he was called was a real war hero and a great leader of Europe. But his love life has no such greatness and his affairs with three different women were extraordinary and showed the paleness in the charisma of Napoleon.

    Napoleon Bonaparte and Three Women In His Life

    Napoleon Bonaparte and Three Women In His Life

    by Tom Marshal6

  • This article explores the life and character of Nat Turner; famous leader of the Southampton Slave Insurrection.

    Nat Turner: Quick Facts

    Nat Turner: Quick Facts

    by Larry Slawson4

  • The Great Charter of liberties, the Magna Carta, was approved by King John, one of England's most notorious tyrants. This document would later shape the development of western constitutional liberty.

    Why Is Magna Carta so Important?

    Why Is Magna Carta so Important?

    by William R Bowen Jr7

  • A look at Lincoln's family through significant photos taken by the Alexander Garder and Mathew Brady throughput his life from his pre-president days to surviving sons after his death.

    Pictures of Abraham Lincoln and His Family

    Pictures of Abraham Lincoln and His Family

    by Melvin Porter10

  • James Buchanan became president just before the United States plunged into the nation’s most deadly war between the pro-slavery southern states and the anti-slavery northern states. As the southern states seceded from the Union one by one in the last months of his presidency, he helplessly stood by.

    James Buchanan Biography: 15th President of the United States

    James Buchanan Biography: 15th President of the United States

    by Doug West2

  • Andrew Jackson was the 7th President of the United States and he had a very aggressive personality and bad temper. Before he became President, one thing he was known for was fighting in duels. Although it's unknown how many duels he fought in, there were some standouts that have been well documented. These are 3 of those standouts.

    3 Famous Duels Involving Andrew Jackson

    3 Famous Duels Involving Andrew Jackson

    by Music-and-Art-4517

  • Flower design has existed for thousands of years, and like all other art movements, it has evolved and changed with time, cultures, and materials.

    A Short History of Floral Design

    A Short History of Floral Design

    by Colwynn1

  • Rosemary Kennedy, the little known and sometimes forgotten Kennedy lived in a place known as St. Coletta of Wisconsin for most of her life. Brain damaged by a botched lobotomy at the very young age of 23, she needed lifetime care afterwards. My son worked at St. Coletta for over three years while in college, and I remember the day he came home to visit for the weekend and told us that the most famous resident of St. Coletta, Rosemary Kennedy, had passed away.

    Rosemary Kennedy and St. Coletta School for Exceptional Children of Wisconsin

    Rosemary Kennedy and St. Coletta School for Exceptional Children of Wisconsin

    by KathyH17

  • Amelia Dyer, Victorian baby farmer, Ogress of Reading, and candidate to be Jill the Ripper, killed over 400 children to become one of the world’s worst serial killers.

    Amelia Dyer: The Victorian Baby Farmer

    Amelia Dyer: The Victorian Baby Farmer

    by Ann Carney4

  • Imprisoned for helping the Jews and aiding the resistance in Nazi-occupied Holland, Cornelia "Corrie" ten Boom survived the Holocaust to found a worldwide ministry based on love and forgiveness.

    The Incredible Life of Corrie ten Boom

    The Incredible Life of Corrie ten Boom

    by Stephen Barnes7

  • There are quite a few fun facts about Roman law that are not very well recognized today. Some of them are actually less fun on account of the severity of the punishment certain crimes received.

    Fun Facts About Ancient Roman Law and Punishment

    Fun Facts About Ancient Roman Law and Punishment

    by Haunty20

  • Anastasia Romanov was believed to have escaped the brutal killing of her family. Many years later, there was a woman who claimed to have been the true Anastasia. She went by the name Anna Anderson.

    Anna Anderson: Is She the Romanov Princess Anastasia?

    Anna Anderson: Is She the Romanov Princess Anastasia?

    by Angela Michelle Schultz93

  • Chinese Empresses seldom feature prominently in the history of the Middle Kingdom. When they do, however, they leave legacies that either horrify or inspire for centuries.

    Top 5 Chinese Empresses You Should Know About

    Top 5 Chinese Empresses You Should Know About

    by Kuan Leong Yong2

  • During the Battle of the Bulge, Americans fought against a massive German onslaught. On Christmas Eve 1944, three American and four German soldiers honored a truce forced upon them by a German mother.

    About World War 2: A Small Christmas Truce

    About World War 2: A Small Christmas Truce

    by David Hunt53

  • Immigration from Italy and the rest of Europe beginning in the 1950s for 50 years hence is known as THE SECOND WAVE of European Immigration. America was not even 100 years old yet in 1850!

    Italian Immigration to America in the 1850s

    Italian Immigration to America in the 1850s

    by Patty Inglish MS41

  • There have been a number of brilliant military generals in history but only a few have stood apart from the rest of the competition. These generals are known for their brilliant tactics which have given them a lasting impression in history as the greatest.

    Greatest Military Generals in History

    Greatest Military Generals in History

    by Sudhir0

  • Everyday things are often taken for granted when, in fact, they have changed the world so much that people would miss them if they were gone. Here is a list of 20 American inventions in the last 200 years that have made a significant impact on human existence.

    20 American Inventions That Changed the World

    20 American Inventions That Changed the World

    by Jameshank50

  • Goldilocks (often with three bears) seems like a simple story for children, but it has pretty interesting history and many surprising variations.

    The History Behind the Story of Goldilocks

    The History Behind the Story of Goldilocks

    by Tolovaj Publishing House63

  • The recent discovery of a series of Meso-American archaeological sites in the rain forest of Honduras has provided scientists with reason to re-examine their understanding of pre-Columbian history.

    La Ciudad Blanca: The White City of Honduras

    La Ciudad Blanca: The White City of Honduras

    by Harry Nielsen6

  • 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

  • Sometimes the most stunning colors appear at sunset. Likewise, the last days of a saint are beautiful to behold. St. Edith Stein glowed in her final days.

    The Last Days of Saint Edith Stein

    The Last Days of Saint Edith Stein

    by Bede2

  • The primary similarities and differences between the geographies, economics, educations, and governments of ancient Spartan and Athens.

    Sparta and Athens

    Sparta and Athens

    by Anonemuss213

  • During the 1800s, Oklahoma was a wild and rugged place, full of outlaws and almost devoid of law. These treasure tales from Oklahoma tell the story of a number of outlaw treasure gained and then lost again. Somewhere in the heart of Oklahoma lies several million dollars of buried loot.

    Three Fascinating Tales of Buried Treasure in Oklahoma

    Three Fascinating Tales of Buried Treasure in Oklahoma

    by Eric Standridge4

  • Industrialization began in Britain in the middle of the 18th Century, radically changing the world forever. Here are 10 Facts on the Industrial Revolution.

    10 Facts on the Industrial Revolution

    10 Facts on the Industrial Revolution

    by Paul Goodman79

  • In March 1950, in a notorious case in Britain, a man was hanged for killing his daughter in what turned out to be a miscarriage of justice caused by a bungled police investigation.

    Timothy Evans: Wrongfully Executed

    Timothy Evans: Wrongfully Executed

    by Rupert Taylor8

  • During the scourge of warfare, defenseless children are often exploited in the most ruthless scenarios. Whether evacuated to safer places, tested for ethnic purity or imprisoned, they suffer.

    Displaced Children: Victims of WW2

    Displaced Children: Victims of WW2

    by Colleen Swan14

  • Charles Dickens, like his character, Oliver Twist, knew from experience the meaning of poverty. Let's take a look at the social history that forms the background to the most famous of all his books.

    Charles Dickens and Oliver Twist: A Social History

    Charles Dickens and Oliver Twist: A Social History

    by Amanda Littlejohn14

  • Everybody knows the United States of America. But where do the names of all the states come from? The aim of this page is to chart the origins and meanings of the names of all 50 States of the Union.

    The Origins of the Names of All 50 U.S. States

    The Origins of the Names of All 50 U.S. States

    by Greensleeves Hubs13

  • Pirates, buccaneers and privateers - they all engaged in the same sorts of activities, raiding vessels at sea and coastal towns, yet they were not exactly the same thing. This hub explains the differences between pirates, buccaneers and privateers.

    Pirates vs. Buccaneers vs. Privateers

    Pirates vs. Buccaneers vs. Privateers

    by Glen Nunes7

  • The nine Muses in Greek mythology have been sources of inspiration for the arts, philosophy, and science since antiquity. This article addresses their origins and attributes.

    The Muses: Nine Goddesses From Greek Mythology

    The Muses: Nine Goddesses From Greek Mythology

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns57

  • Tips on creating the perfect Medieval-themed meal for your next event! Tudor period focus, but great for general medieval parties, too! (Note: jousting and knights not included, but encouraged.)

    Medieval Tudor Feast Menu

    Medieval Tudor Feast Menu

    by Tiffany R Isselhardt3

  • Poe was a master at reaching out to awaken the deepest emotions in others by shedding light on his own sorrows. Poe expressed the deepest love and deeper sorrows that was very much a part of himself.

    The Loves and Sorrows of Edgar Allan Poe

    The Loves and Sorrows of Edgar Allan Poe

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns32

  • The Titanic sunk as a result of a collision with an iceberg in the North Atlantic on that fateful night in 1912. The next day, icebergs with noticeable damage were found nearby and photographed.

    Where Did the Titanic Sink?

    Where Did the Titanic Sink?

    by Melanie Palen14

  • Bartholomew "Black Bart' Roberts although not the most famous pirate of the seven seas was certainly the most prolific pirate of the Golden Age of Piracy. He became a pirate not by choice but by force; however, he embraced his new career with fervor when he became captain of his own ship. Although he was a religious man, having a clergy man on board his ship, he was often cruel in his dealings with captives. Read on to discover more facts about Black Bart the Pirate.

    Facts on Pirate "Black Bart" Roberts

    Facts on Pirate "Black Bart" Roberts

    by Teresa Coppens7

  • Humans are fascinated with the preservation of their dead. From Rosalia Lombardo to John Torrington and the Wet Mummies of China, here are the world's best preserved examples.

    World's Best Preserved Mummies

    World's Best Preserved Mummies

    by Jason Ponic38

  • Roman Catholics have a long tradition of eating fish on Fridays. The Friday Fish Fry is still common, especially during Lent, at many Catholic churches and other organizations and restaurants in areas with large Catholic populations. Learn how this tradition began despite the fact that there is no rule in the Catholic Church that its members eat fish.

    How Did the Roman Catholic Tradition of Eating Fish on Fridays Begin?

    How Did the Roman Catholic Tradition of Eating Fish on Fridays Begin?

    by Chuck Nugent23

  • Painter Frida Kahlo and entertainer extraordinaire Josephine Baker were both powerful and inspiring in many ways. While both were married to men, they frequently had affairs with women.

    When Frida Kahlo Set Her Eyes on Josephine Baker

    When Frida Kahlo Set Her Eyes on Josephine Baker

    by Corinna Nicole29

  • Malcolm X was a controversial African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist. To many, he was a courageous advocate for black rights who spoke the truth. To others, he was a racist who used his charisma to promote violence. Here are 18 facts about the man.

    18 Facts About Malcolm X

    18 Facts About Malcolm X

    by Paul Goodman20

  • The medieval jester grew out of ancient traditions of the comic actor. Many diverses cultures around the world have had some form of the jester, but the medieval court jester is the most iconic.

    History of the Medieval Jester

    History of the Medieval Jester

    by bewhuebner16

  • Of all the great historical figures that have shaped the world down the ages. Which ten have had the most profound effect on both human and natural history.

    10 People Who Changed History

    10 People Who Changed History

    by James Kenny99

  • Art History: Art has been used as propaganda throughout history, including in the Ancient Near East, in Ancient Egypt, and Ancient Greece. Art is used to deliver political and social messages that will stand the test of time.

    How Has Art Been Used as Propaganda?

    How Has Art Been Used as Propaganda?

    by Nicholas Weissman1

  • Many breakthroughs in Chinese culture happened in the Tang Dynasty, including the beginnings of paper-making, polo, and civilian participation in government, innovative literature and poetry.

    10. Fun Facts About the Tang Dynasty in China

    10. Fun Facts About the Tang Dynasty in China

    by Elyn MacInnis23

  • The French Revolution; Jacobins; Reign of Terror; Guillotine; Vendee Uprising; King Louis XVI; Robespierre; Bigot; Illuminati; Cult of Reason; Atheism; Communism; Feminism; Satanism; the Antichrist.

    The French Revolution: Cause and Effect

    The French Revolution: Cause and Effect

    by James A Watkins63

  • Tales of outlaws have been immortalized by dime novels and legend. But not often does one stumble upon a story of a female bandit. Here you'll find the stories of 10 Western women who lived outside the law.

    10 Notorious Female Outlaws From the Wild West

    10 Notorious Female Outlaws From the Wild West

    by Sckylar Gibby-Brown7

  • The wedding cake is the showpiece of any modern wedding. Elaborately decorated and often costing thousands of dollars, the bride's cake is one of the key features of the wedding reception. For as long as people have celebrated special occasions,...

    A Brief History of Wedding Cakes - Traditional to Contemporary

    A Brief History of Wedding Cakes - Traditional to Contemporary

    by Seabastian15

  • 40 Facts about Tamerlane - Timur the Lame conquered half the world despite his debilitating injuries. However, he is largely forgotten in popular history.

    40 Facts about Tamerlane - Timur the Lame

    40 Facts about Tamerlane - Timur the Lame

    by Thomas Swan74

  • Medieval medicine was based largely on inaccurate theories like humorism and sympathetic magic. Many of the herbs and techniques used were as deadly as the illness.

    Medieval Remedies

    Medieval Remedies

    by Jenna Ivy3

  • Medals have long fascinated collectors and historians alike. The Waterloo Medal of 1816 was the first British military campaign medal issued to all ranks of soldiers after the defeat of Napoleon at the battle of Waterloo in 1815. This hub considers how medals inform us about civil military relations

    The Waterloo Medal of 1816 : Considering Medals in War and Society

    The Waterloo Medal of 1816 : Considering Medals in War and Society

    by John Bolt0

  • The Myths and Legends of Robbers Cave: A tale of Jesse James explores both the history of Robbers Cave and the people associated with it. This article covers its early days as an outlaw hideout, the Robbers Cave experiment, and the cave's modern use.

    The Myths and History of Robbers Cave: A Tale of Jesse James

    The Myths and History of Robbers Cave: A Tale of Jesse James

    by Eric Standridge26

  • One very obvious area of ancient greek influence is architecture: Just look at the downtown of nearly any major city in the U.S., or many of the great cities of Europe. Read on to learn about the three Orders of ancient Greek architecture, the names of commonly used architectural elements, and various styles of architecture inspired by Ancient Greece.

    The Influence of Ancient Greek Architecture

    The Influence of Ancient Greek Architecture

    by Brainy Bunny58

  • How big was the Titanic? In its day it was one of the largest ships ever built. It wasn’t until almost 100 years later that the Titanic was dwarfed by cruise ships.

    Titanic Size Comparison to Modern Cruise Ships

    Titanic Size Comparison to Modern Cruise Ships

    by Melvin Porter98

  • 10 Weird Gods and Goddesses - Myths and legends about ten absurd deities from eight different world religions. Includes Loki and a number of Greek gods.

    10 Weird Gods and Goddesses

    10 Weird Gods and Goddesses

    by Thomas Swan49

  • Feudalism shaped the Middle Ages in Europe and defined the social and economic relationships between people from the 9th through to the 15th century. Here are 15 facts about Feudalism.

    15 Facts About Feudalism

    15 Facts About Feudalism

    by Paul Goodman24

  • A look into the history of the Titanic and the legacy of its passengers. Stories of those people who died and those who survived when the Titanic sank on April 14th 1912. The third-class passengers had the most deaths.

    Stories of Families Who Survived or Died on The Titanic

    Stories of Families Who Survived or Died on The Titanic

    by L M Reid31

  • In its post-war heydays, an all-male gathering of artists, writers, crooks, and aristocrats in London’s seedy red-light district involved crude behaviour.

    Prince Philip and the Thursday Club

    Prince Philip and the Thursday Club

    by Rupert Taylor3

  • The artillery personnel in World War II were some of the most skilled soldiers in the US Army and their Battalions were built to fight.

    Artillery Battalions in World War II

    Artillery Battalions in World War II

    by CJ Kelly130

  • The worst most otrocious acts were done within concentration camps. 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 Schultz89

  • The Middle East has been in chaos and turmoil for some time. This article contains maps and descriptions showing how the outcome of World War I created the conditions we experience today.

    How the Middle East Was Affected by World War I

    How the Middle East Was Affected by World War I

    by Mike Russo16

  • Snipers date back ages, however their first widespread documented use is in the Revolutionary War. Occasionally, between all of the troops in all of the wars, a legendary sniper will emerge. Here are the stories of Cydro's top 5.

    Top 5 Legendary Snipers

    Top 5 Legendary Snipers

    by Blake Atkinson29

  • Adolf Hitler is considered to be perhaps the most villainous man of the twentieth century. What many often forget, however, is that Hitler was not only a coldblooded tyrant but that also a brilliant persuader of men. He personally oversaw the deaths of millions of people, including the near extermination of the Jewish race while maintaining the full support of the German people. The entire German population was certainly not as heartless and cruel as Hitler was, so it stands to reason that Hitl

    How Was Adolf Hitler So Persuasive?

    How Was Adolf Hitler So Persuasive?

    by Josh Wilmoth31

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  • By the early 19th century, Britain was awarding medals to its soldiers for participation in military campaigns. Compared to most European states of the period, Britain was one the last to offer medals for valor to the ordinary fighting man with the Victoria Cross. But how did it change over time?

    The Victoria Cross: Representing Valour and British Values, 1857 to 1918

    The Victoria Cross: Representing Valour and British Values, 1857 to 1918

    by John Bolt0

  • A brief description of five of the greatest and the most powerful Islamic Empires in history...

    Five Great Islamic Empires

    Five Great Islamic Empires

    by StormsHalted16

  • Recently, I was talking with a colleague at work and I mentioned that civilizations usually only last 500 years. The only problem was that I couldn't remember where I had heard that. In fact, I wasn't all that sure that I was right. I know that the...

    How Long Did the Empires of Ancient Civilizations Last?

    How Long Did the Empires of Ancient Civilizations Last?

    by larryfreeman117

  • J.J. Thomson discovered the electron in 1897 and led the Cavendish Laboratory into a world-class research institution. His work opened he field of subatomic physics to experimental investigation and helped unravel the inner workings of the atom.

    J.J. Thomson and the Discovery of the Electron

    J.J. Thomson and the Discovery of the Electron

    by Doug West2

  • Speak like a real pirate on International Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19. Instead of schlepping some bad Jack Sparrow speak, dazzle your friends by using some of the authentic quotes provided here.

    Quotations From Real Pirates

    Quotations From Real Pirates

    by Teresa Coppens21

  • The 50s were an interesting time in my life. There were new fads on television, in music, dances, and at school. Pop culture was changing. In this hub I recall popular fads of the mid and late 50s.

    Fads of the '50s: What Was Popular in the '50s?

    Fads of the '50s: What Was Popular in the '50s?

    by Paul Richard Kuehn66

  • Women's clothing is fascinating throughout all cultures, including Rome. There is a distinct style and look to them that is both fascinating and beautiful.

    Women’s Clothes in Ancient Rome

    Women’s Clothes in Ancient Rome

    by Linnea Lewis38

  • Americans often assume that most German civilians knew next to nothing about Hitlers Final Solution and were unaware that the SS controlled and administered the concentration camp system. While the death camps were located in conquered Poland, hundreds and hundreds of concentrations camps were scattered across the populated areas of Germany, most within walking or biking distance of towns and cities. They were not hidden; they served as public warning to opponents of the Nazi regime.

    What Did Most Germans Know About the Nazi Concentration Camp System?

    What Did Most Germans Know About the Nazi Concentration Camp System?

    by Theresa Ast199

  • Apollo was the favorite son of Zeus and one of the second generation of gods and goddesses in Greek myth. His twin sister was Artemis. He was an archer, a lawyer, the Sun God, and played the lute.

    Apollo: Greek Archetype of Favorite Son and Archer

    Apollo: Greek Archetype of Favorite Son and Archer

    by Jean Bakula10

  • The 1705 Virginia Slave Act turned indentured servants into slaves for life, removed legal protection against torture and murder of slaves, and required runaway slaves to be returned to their owners.

    Slavery in Virginia and the 1705 Virginia Slave Act

    Slavery in Virginia and the 1705 Virginia Slave Act

    by Leah Lefler12

  • The stability brought about by the Tokugawa Shogunate allowed for the development of a true fashion industry in Japan. Today, we'll examine the emergence of the modern kimono.

    History of Kimono: The Edo Period

    History of Kimono: The Edo Period

    by Katie Armstrong0

  • Theseus is one of the most famous of the Greek heroes. This is the story of how he entered the deadly maze of the Labyrinth and encountered the Minotaur, half-man and half-beast.

    The Greek Myth of Theseus and the Minotaur

    The Greek Myth of Theseus and the Minotaur

    by SarahLMaguire4

  • We have all heard about the various inventions of Edison. Not many know about the contributions of Nikola Tesla. Tesla was a genius and deserves more credit and respect than what was given to him.

    Why Nikola Tesla Was a Better Inventor Than Edison

    Why Nikola Tesla Was a Better Inventor Than Edison

    by Sudhir5

  • The 8 Wives of Ivan The Terrible - Ivan IV Vasilyevich of Russia was married 8 times, but can he be blamed for the execution or divorce of the wives he replaced?

    The 8 Wives of Ivan The Terrible

    The 8 Wives of Ivan The Terrible

    by Thomas Swan22

  • An iconic figure in the civil rights struggle, here are 20 facts about Rosa Parks.

    20 Facts About Rosa Parks

    20 Facts About Rosa Parks

    by Paul Goodman109

  • Who are the Gypsies and where did they come from? The Roma or Romani people have long lived the Gypsy life. This article gives us a glimpse at the history of the Gypsies, who are not Egyptians at all.

    History of the Gypsies

    History of the Gypsies

    by James A Watkins414

  • Conflict between science and religion is an inevitable product of their diametric approaches to discovering truth. Five examples illustrate this point.

    5 Conflicts Between Science and Religion

    5 Conflicts Between Science and Religion

    by Thomas Swan21

  • Why did Ancient Rome execute its prisoners in such a public, painful, humiliating fashion? Learn more of Roman public executions and who they punished and why.

    How and Why the Romans Executed People

    How and Why the Romans Executed People

    by CMHypno70

  • 50 years have come and gone since the day a bullet took the life of President Kennedy spraying blood all over Jackie's pink suit. That outfit still exists but you'll never see it in your lifetime.

    Whatever Happened to Jackie Kennedy's Pink Suit?

    Whatever Happened to Jackie Kennedy's Pink Suit?

    by Jason Ponic3

  • From antiquity till modernity, China was ruled by over 800 emperors. Here are the greatest Chinese emperors in recorded history. The ones credited with China’s growth and survival as a major civilization.

    Top 10 Greatest Chinese Emperors

    Top 10 Greatest Chinese Emperors

    by Kuan Leong Yong21

  • What did people eat in the 1920s? Learn a little bit of history with food in the 1920s and also see an authentic 1920s menu of food with recipes!

    What Did People Eat in the 1920s?

    What Did People Eat in the 1920s?

    by Kitty Fields32

  • World War II was a terrible event that will be remembered as one of the darkest chapters in human history. Here are some reasons why the US entered the war and background on what caused the war to break out in the first place.

    Reasons for American Entry Into WWII

    Reasons for American Entry Into WWII

    by Justin Ives34

  • The most efficient branch of the U.S. Army in World War II was the artillery. 20 years of innovations between the wars helped make it the best in the world.

    Artillery Innovations in WWII

    Artillery Innovations in WWII

    by CJ Kelly10

  • The Salem witch trials have fascinated historians for centuries, largely because of their bizarre nature and the great uncertainty that surrounds them. One of the most intensely debated topics is the question of why the girls began to accuse seemingly random townspeople of witchcraft. However, there is little evidence to support any theory, and consequently historians are forced to rely heavily on speculation. Many, including author and scientist Linnda Caporael, have found the traditional theor

    What Caused the Salem Witch Trials?

    What Caused the Salem Witch Trials?

    by Josh Wilmoth37

  • Who first discovered America? Was it Columbus...or did somebody else get there first? If so, who? How do we know?

    Who First Discovered America?

    Who First Discovered America?

    by Tiffany R Isselhardt32

  • Christopher Columbus was not the first to discover the Americas, nor was he the first to realize that the earth is round. He was the first, however, in other exploits, namely genocide and the transatlantic slave trade. Doesn't sound familiar? Read on.

    The Truth About Christopher Columbus

    The Truth About Christopher Columbus

    by Kate P58

  • Europe is rising from the Middle Ages, looking back on the darkness and into the light of new ideas, new inventions, and new...worlds? I explore the reasons Europeans wanted to explore and colonize.

    Why Did Europeans Want to Explore and Colonize America?

    Why Did Europeans Want to Explore and Colonize America?

    by Tiffany R Isselhardt19

  • The modern nation-state arose out of the collapses of the European feudal order and the Roman church monopoly. This article gives an overview of the rise of the nation-state in Europe and then its expansion world-wide.

    The Rise of the Nation-State

    The Rise of the Nation-State

    by William R Bowen Jr4

  • France's 1940 army was a more powerful force than it is as remembered as, but also suffered from serious shortcomings.

    The French Army in 1940

    The French Army in 1940

    by Ryan Thomas2

  • The values of the Cult of Domesticity focused on the happiness of the family unit and the wholeness of the home. Popular in the 1800s to early 1900s, 1950s, and now 2010s as the New Domesticity.

    The Cult of Domesticity: Values Past and Present

    The Cult of Domesticity: Values Past and Present

    by Stove And Home22

  • Plane crashes are disastrous events that lead to tragic loss of life. This article details the 5 worst plane crashes of all time and the effects they had on the aviation industry.

    5 of the Worst Plane Crashes in History

    5 of the Worst Plane Crashes in History

    by K S Lane7

  • Intro: Athens is one of the best known cities of the ancient world. With a rich culture and a legendary legacy it is one of the best known cities of the ancient world. The Athenians endured famine, plague, wars, and the destruction of their city but...

    The Golden Age of Athens

    The Golden Age of Athens

    by Anonemuss25

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt was an American statesman who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until 1945, winning four consecutive presidential elections. He is considered one of the greatest presidents in the history of the United States.

    Franklin D. Roosevelt Biography: 32nd President of the United States

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