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  • 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 Kelly166

  • 130 years after her death, Marie Laveau is still "the" Queen of Voodoo, but her life is more mystery than history. She couldn't read or write, and never gave an interview, never sat for a portrait.

    The REAL Marie Laveau, Voodoo Queen

    The REAL Marie Laveau, Voodoo Queen

    by Paige36

  • 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 Standridge27

  • 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 Goodman30

  • 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 Swan26

  • 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 Swan34

  • 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

  • A look at Lincoln's family through significant photos taken by the Alexander Garder and Mathew Brady throughout his life from his time before becoming the 16th U.S.president, during his presidency with his family and finally of his funeral.

    Pictures of Abraham Lincoln and His Family

    Pictures of Abraham Lincoln and His Family

    by Melvin Porter12

  • 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 larryfreeman121

  • 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-4521

  • 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 Swan52

  • 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 Jameshank59

  • The story of the Black and Tans in 1920 who were officially called the Royal Irish Constabulary Special Reserve is a terrible time in our Irish history. Kevin Barry was 18 years old when he was caught by British troops during the Irish War of Independence and hanged.

    The Irish War of Independence and Kevin Barry

    The Irish War of Independence and Kevin Barry

    by L M Reid14

  • The front line troops in the trenches of World War 1, like soldiers in every war, devised their own slang to describe their world. Some terms will be familiar, some will not.

    World War 1 History: Front Line Slang

    World War 1 History: Front Line Slang

    by David Hunt18

  • In 1878 the great powers of Europe (and the world) of that time met in Berlin to decide to fate of the Balkan region. It is an important treaty that had its impact in the history of the world.

    Congress of Berlin (1878)

    Congress of Berlin (1878)

    by Raj Singh6

  • 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.

    Nikola Tesla Was a Better Inventor Than Edison

    Nikola Tesla Was a Better Inventor Than Edison

    by Random Thoughts7

  • For nearly a decade, the relentless waves battered the beached remains of a once mighty ocean liner. Salvo after salvo pummeled the wreck until there was nothing left.

    How the Waves Destroyed the SS American Star

    How the Waves Destroyed the SS American Star

    by Jason Ponic11

  • 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 Marshal8

  • From cave paintings to the internet, the development of the media has been one of bringing information to larger audiences faster.

    A Short History of Media

    A Short History of Media

    by Rupert Taylor10

  • The Cuban Missile Crisis was a confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union in October 1962 over Soviet nuclear-capable missiles in Cuba. The conflict ended with the Soviets removing the missiles, and nuclear war was averted.

    The Cuban Missile Crisis: On the Brink of Nuclear War

    The Cuban Missile Crisis: On the Brink of Nuclear War

    by Doug West9

  • 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

  • For thousands of years, our ancestors hesitated on the fringes of the European continent, seemingly unable to penetrate this frozen frontier. But an important cultural and technological revolution changed all that. Humans entered Europe...and they discovered a land of plenty: vast swathes of windswept grassland, teeming with megafauna...

    The European Megafauna

    The European Megafauna

    by James Kenny14

  • The Effingham hospital fire on the night of April 4, 1949, was the second largest in United States history, with a total of 77 fatalities. The tragedy resulted in a nationwide overhaul of hospital fire safety regulations thereafter.

    The 1949 St. Anthony Hospital Fire in Effingham, Illinois

    The 1949 St. Anthony Hospital Fire in Effingham, Illinois

    by KT Dunn6

  • 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 House65

  • On August 3, 1492 Christopher Columbus along with the 88 members of his crew and their families attended Mass in the Church of St. George the Martyr in the Andalusian town of Palos de la Frontera on the southern coast of Spain. Here they prayed...

    The First Voyage of Christopher Columbus

    The First Voyage of Christopher Columbus

    by Chuck Nugent7

  • 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 ScribblingGeek2

  • 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 Swan81

  • 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

  • Festubert was a relatively short but bloody battle that took place from May 15th-25th, 1915 in the Ypres salient. In the end, less than a kilometer was gained by the Allies. A more fruitless battle in the entire war would be hard to identify.

    WWI Battles - Battle of Festubert May 15th-25th, 1915

    WWI Battles - Battle of Festubert May 15th-25th, 1915

    by Kaili Bisson8

  • 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-Brown10

  • The other day, as I was surfing through pictures of medieval torture devices (don't ask), I kept noticing that many such tools were invented by, or at least used in, the Spanish Inquisition. Soon I found myself jumping from one site to another...

    Torture Techniques of the Spanish Inquisition

    Torture Techniques of the Spanish Inquisition

    by JamesRay52

  • 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 Anonemuss42

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

    Sparta and Athens

    Sparta and Athens

    by Anonemuss341

  • 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 tiny feet of women who had their feet bound since childhood in China were deemed attractive, erotic, and a sure way to find a rich husband. Foot binding was painful, but practiced in old China.

    Chinese Foot Binding

    Chinese Foot Binding

    by jlshernandez45

  • 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 Bunny82

  • 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

  • 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 Ives36

  • 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 Isselhardt5

  • The Great Fire of Baltimore in February of 1904 began in the basement of a dry goods store. The fire spread out of control for two days, destroying 140 acres of downtown Baltimore.

    Baltimore's Great Fire of 1904 and Its Legacy

    Baltimore's Great Fire of 1904 and Its Legacy

    by Dolores Monet3

  • 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 CMHypno74

  • 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 Slawson7

  • A history of the British wig: the "peruke," more commonly called the "powdered wig" or the "judge's wig." What follows is a history of the peruke's origins, terminology, culture, and even a fun Monty Python video.

    Hairstyles of the British Court: Whigs in Wigs

    Hairstyles of the British Court: Whigs in Wigs

    by Shadesbreath52

  • Traditional wedding customs are an important part of weddings around the globe. Each culture has their own unique customs which make weddings meaningful and enjoyable. German weddings are rich with numerous customs which would make a wonderful...

    German Wedding Customs

    German Wedding Customs

    by Seabastian14

  • To many people, the Middle Ages and the Dark Ages are interchangeable terms. But during the Middle Ages, ideas of philosophy, science, and engineering were being made every day—just not in Europe.

    Why the Dark Ages Aren't a Real Thing

    Why the Dark Ages Aren't a Real Thing

    by Joey Dykes0

  • Many modern houses are built of bricks, mortar and concrete. Who invented bricks? When were they first used? How is concrete made? This article explores the history of these common building materials.

    Who Invented Bricks, Mortar, and Concrete?

    Who Invented Bricks, Mortar, and Concrete?

    by Amanda Littlejohn6

  • 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 P62

  • Hailed as the "father of his country," even during his lifetime, George Washington is without doubt one of the most important figures from American history. Here are 20 Washington facts.

    20 Facts About George Washington

    20 Facts About George Washington

    by Paul Goodman4

  • Since antiquity, 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 ScribblingGeek22

  • For some, life in a medieval castle would have been relatively comfortable; for others, it would have been a smelly and dirty place to live. It depended on whether you were born wealthy or poor, a noble or a serf.

    Medieval Castles Were Smelly, Damp, and Dark

    Medieval Castles Were Smelly, Damp, and Dark

    by Beth Eaglescliffe1

  • Celtic Ireland, the time between the Bronze Age and before the coming of Christianity in the 4th century AD, is often looked on as something of a golden age in Irish history. At this time, the island was home to a rich and flourishing culture with...

    History of Ireland: Life in Celtic Ireland

    History of Ireland: Life in Celtic Ireland

    by Marie McKeown8

  • Who were the parents of Tutankhamun? Little is still known about the life and death of the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun, but recent DNA analysis on royal mummies of the Amarna period have produced some surprising results

    Parents of Tutankhamun?– Royal Mummy DNA Tested

    Parents of Tutankhamun?– Royal Mummy DNA Tested

    by CMHypno12

  • 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. But where exactly did this occur? And where is the wreckage now?

    Where Did the Titanic Sink?

    Where Did the Titanic Sink?

    by Melanie14

  • There have been several warrior groups across history that developed a reputation for being fearless and deadly. These warriors distinguished themselves as some of the greatest forces in history. Learn about ten of them here in this article.

    Top 10 Greatest Warrior Groups in History

    Top 10 Greatest Warrior Groups in History

    by Random Thoughts7

  • In a world without social programs the poor had to rely on the charity of others; sometimes that charity was so grudgingly dispensed to make it unattractive.

    Living in a Victorian Workhouse

    Living in a Victorian Workhouse

    by Rupert Taylor3

  • The word scientist was coined in 1840, but the 17th century is revered among scientists as an age of great discovery. This is the century of Galileo, Kepler, Bacon, Pascal, Descartes, and Newton.

    Science in the 17th Century

    Science in the 17th Century

    by James A Watkins86

  • Pirates go by many different names: Buccaneers, corsairs, Vikings, and privateers. Each served a purpose and were active during different eras, yet all had one thing in common, they were Pirates.

    Different Types of Pirates Through the Ages

    Different Types of Pirates Through the Ages

    by Angela Michelle Schultz26

  • 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 Goodman131

  • Christopher is best known for his maiden voyage across the Atlantic in 1492. Just as important are the subsequent three trips that Columbus made to the New World in the decade that followed his first journey.

    The Four Voyages of Christopher Columbus

    The Four Voyages of Christopher Columbus

    by Harry Nielsen0

  • The Nazi’s centralized camp for clergy was Dachau, making it the so-called largest monastery in the world. This article recalls four stellar souls of these dark days.

    Four Priests of Dachau

    Four Priests of Dachau

    by Bede14

  • With a few millennia of history, China has a long list of legendary heroes. Here are five of the most famous Chinese heroes. Beloved for their moral uprightness, sense of justice, and undying patriotism.

    5 Chinese Heroes You Should Know About

    5 Chinese Heroes You Should Know About

    by ScribblingGeek0

  • 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

  • Sitting at the corner of Fort Hill and North Main Street in the small City of Canandaigua, New York is a stately old home with a candle glowing perpetually in its right front window. An electric candle has replaced the original wax candle that a mother lit for her son when he left to fight in World War I. The candle was to remain burning in the window until the soldier returned. It still glows today almost a century since that son departed for war.

    The Candle in the Window

    The Candle in the Window

    by Chuck Nugent21

  • 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 Nugent25

  • The history of the Vietnam War often gets boiled down to who won and who lost. Although it's a very complex subject, this article tries to answer a basic question from the U.S. point of view.

    Who Won the Vietnam War?

    Who Won the Vietnam War?

    by crankalicious20

  • 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 Burns34

  • We take it for granted that we can look out of our homes through glass windows and walk in and out through lockable doors. But when were the first windows made? Have we always had doors? Find out now!

    Who Invented Windows and Doors?

    Who Invented Windows and Doors?

    by Amanda Littlejohn8

  • A century after the start of the Great War in 1914, debate still goes on about whether Allied generals were incompetent buffoons or have been unfairly criticized.

    The Terrible Generals of the Great War

    The Terrible Generals of the Great War

    by Rupert Taylor2

  • List of terms covered in this article are: Mastaba, stepped pyramid, obelisks , serdab, battered walls, pylon towers, propylon, pyramids, covetto, cornices, lotus, papyrus palm and more.

    Terminologies in Egyptian Architecture

    Terminologies in Egyptian Architecture

    by Timeline of Art2

  • 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 Porter109

  • 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 Barnes10

  • 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 Burns79

  • 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 Goodman29

  • 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

  • What does it mean when someone shrugs their shoulders? This article looks at the implications of its variations, where it's usually seen and what judgments we might make from it.

    What Does the Shoulder Shrug Mean?

    What Does the Shoulder Shrug Mean?

    by Howard Allen0

  • 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 StormsHalted17

  • She was the small cruise ship that gained both fame and infamy during her 40 years as the Cunard Flagship. But after being replaced by Queen Mary 2 in 2008, where has she gone? Answer: Exile.

    Whatever Happened to the QE2?

    Whatever Happened to the QE2?

    by Jason Ponic14

  • Need help buying a military sword? The US Marine sword is one of the most iconic uniform items in the armed forces. These are the regulations for wear, differences in the styles, and a little history of the US Marine NCO and Officer dress sword.

    Buying a United States Marine Dress Sword

    Buying a United States Marine Dress Sword

    by Marshall0

  • Three examples of the military creativity of the (not so) ancient hindu peoples and their love for exquisite weaponry.

    Strange Weapons of Ancient India

    Strange Weapons of Ancient India

    by Guilherme Radaeli5

  • 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

  • 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 Watkins64

  • The Tudors are one of England's most notorious and fascinating royal dynasties. The recent TV show took some enormous liberties with the facts of their lives. Find out some interesting, and real, facts about the Tudors.

    Interesting Facts About the Tudors

    Interesting Facts About the Tudors

    by Judi Brown29

  • Everyone that ever lived and everything they did has contributed to our history. It's the story of people on this planet. Historians are time-detectives, looking for clues to find out about the past.

    What Is History? Introducing History to Kids

    What Is History? Introducing History to Kids

    by Amanda Littlejohn51

  • Artemis was the Goddess of the Hunt and the Goddess of the Moon in Greek mythology. She also falls into a category known as "virgin" goddesses, just meaning that she felt complete by herself.

    Artemis: Archetype and Goddess of the Hunt and Moon

    Artemis: Archetype and Goddess of the Hunt and Moon

    by Jean Bakula31

  • Brownies and House Elves feature prominently in the folklore of Northern Europe. But, they weren't always cuddly. In fact, poltergeist activity was often attributed to an angry brownie!

    When Brownies Turn Bad

    When Brownies Turn Bad

    by Carolyn Emerick6

  • The Great Depression was a severe economic downturn that occurred in the 1930s. It was triggered by a stock market crash in the United States, but went on to affect the whole world.

    10 Facts About the Great Depression

    10 Facts About the Great Depression

    by Paul Goodman40

  • 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 real Anastasia. She went by the name of Anna Anderson.

    Anna Anderson: Is She the Romanov Princess Anastasia?

    Anna Anderson: Is She the Romanov Princess Anastasia?

    by Angela Michelle Schultz105

  • The British Royal Navy has a language all of its own. Jackspeak (navy slang) reflects both its proud history and also the culture (good and bad) of the sailor. Everyday salty (sometimes saucy) expressions originating from a life at sea.

    Jack Speak—Naval Language and Slang of the Royal Navy

    Jack Speak—Naval Language and Slang of the Royal Navy

    by Rik Ravado53

  • 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 Watkins453

  • Life in the trenches of World War 1 was squalid. Trench fever was one consequence of the dirty conditions but it wasn't an all together unwelcome complaint. Find out what caused trench fever in World War 1.

    Trench Fever and Lice in World War I

    Trench Fever and Lice in World War I

    by Judi Brown14

  • Throughout history, redheads have been feared and revered, loathed and adored, degraded and exalted. Here's an amusing look at the myths, legends, and a photo gallery of famous redheads with insightful quotes about the head of red!

    Redheads: Myths, Legends, and Famous Red Hair

    Redheads: Myths, Legends, and Famous Red Hair

    by Christoph Reilly539

  • This article explores the ten deadliest female snipers in history. It examines their backgrounds, military accomplishments, and historical legacies.

    Deadliest Female Snipers in History

    Deadliest Female Snipers in History

    by Larry Slawson10

  • This article examines the top ten worst pandemics in history. It provides a direct analysis of each pandemic's causes, fatalities, and long-term consequences.

    The 10 Worst Pandemics in History

    The 10 Worst Pandemics in History

    by Larry Slawson9

  • The first people in Ireland were hunter gatherers, and they almost certainly migrated from Britain to Ireland as the last ice age ended. The earliest known site of human habitation in Ireland is at Mountsandel, near Coleraine in Northern Ireland....

    A Brief History of Ireland's First People

    A Brief History of Ireland's First People

    by Marie McKeown22

  • War is a great opportunity for profit; product has to be created only to be destroyed and created again while confusion leads to creative accounting.

    Profiteering in World War I

    Profiteering in World War I

    by Rupert Taylor0

  • China has enjoyed many golden ages throughout history, but it has also repeatedly suffered under brutal tyrants. Here are the 10 most terrible Chinese Emperors to have ruled the Middle Kingdom.

    Top 10 Terrible Chinese Emperors

    Top 10 Terrible Chinese Emperors

    by ScribblingGeek2

  • 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 Random Thoughts25

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