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  • William Wallace is most often associated by many with the movie, Braveheart. William Wallace, however, was very real and this page looks at the truth behind the myths.

    William Wallace, Braveheart - The True Story

    William Wallace, Braveheart - The True Story

    by Gordon N Hamilton22

  • 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 Kelly124

  • 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 Swan46

  • The United States flag is an integral part of our history. Did you know that every fold that is made when folding a flag has a meaning, and there are deeper meanings than fifty stars for fifty states.

    What Does the American Flag Mean?

    What Does the American Flag Mean?

    by Angela Michelle Schultz35

  • Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy continues right up to this day, over 50 years after his untimely death. Here are some facts about the great man.

    20 Facts About Martin Luther King Jr.

    20 Facts About Martin Luther King Jr.

    by Paul Goodman14

  • 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

  • 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 Russo12

  • Cats have endeared themselves to famous creative people throughout history. Discover some of the writers, inventors, philosophers and solitaries they've inspired.

    Famous Cat Lovers in History

    Famous Cat Lovers in History

    by FlourishAnyway128

  • 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.

    A Social History of Charles Dickens and Oliver Twist

    A Social History of Charles Dickens and Oliver Twist

    by Amanda Littlejohn14

  • 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 Marshal3

  • 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 Kenny94

  • Vlad III Dracula was known after his death as Vlad the Impaler (Tepes) and had a reputation of being an evil and sadistic madman who resorted to unusual, brutal and bizarre methods of killing his victims. What was Vlad really like as a ruler and warlord?

    Vlad III Dracula of Wallachia: Evil Villain or Hero?

    Vlad III Dracula of Wallachia: Evil Villain or Hero?

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns42

  • The Tudor Period of English history was, by and large, a time of relative prosperity and peace, but periodic rebellions still popped up to irritate, and sometimes endanger the monarchs.

    Causes of the Tudor Rebellions

    Causes of the Tudor Rebellions

    by Christy Kirwan3

  • 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 Wilmoth36

  • 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 Anonemuss21

  • In 1994, the MS Estonia, sailing from Tallinn, Estonia to Stockholm, Sweden with 989 crew and passengers, sank in rough seas with a loss of 852 lives. Only 137 survived the icy waters of the Baltic Sea.

    The Sinking of the MS Estonia

    The Sinking of the MS Estonia

    by David Hunt30

  • 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 is a list 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-Brown6

  • Originally written for an Air Power theory course given at the University of Nebraska at Omaha in December 2009. This gives the RC-135 story based upon fact rather than fiction.

    RC-135 History: The Hidden Hero of the Skies

    RC-135 History: The Hidden Hero of the Skies

    by AFTiggerIntel54

  • History is littered with really bad weapons that have actually been taken into battle. Despite the mortal danger that these design flaws pose, there is something humorous about their Wile E. Coyote nature. Here are 10 of my absolute favorites.

    Top 10 Worst Military Weapons in the History of Modern War

    Top 10 Worst Military Weapons in the History of Modern War

    by Blake Atkinson17

  • How did the field of nursing go from a criminals' career to a modern-day hero's career? There were many women (and men) who have helped in facilitating the improvements and great strides toward success in the field of nursing in the past one hundred and fifty years. But just who were these great men and women nurses, and how did they aid in the institutionalization of nursing as we know it today?

    History of Modern Nursing: The Pioneers of Nursing

    History of Modern Nursing: The Pioneers of Nursing

    by Nicole Canfield15

  • Was there a secret language of hand fans? This article looks at the historical references and discusses whether it was a common practice or just a romantic fabrication.

    Fanology: The "Secret" Language of Hand Fans

    Fanology: The "Secret" Language of Hand Fans

    by Emma0

  • 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 Ponic34

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

    10 Facts About the Great Depression

    10 Facts About the Great Depression

    by Paul Goodman6

  • 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 Goodman0

  • 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 Watkins383

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

    Top 10 Greatest Chinese Emperors

    Top 10 Greatest Chinese Emperors

    by Kuan Leong Yong15

  • The remarkable, tragic events before, during, and after the horrific hurricane devastated the middle Keys of Florida on Labor Day in 1935. A rescue train dispatched by the Florida East Coast Railroad was swept off the tracks by a huge storm surge. Hundreds of lives were lost and the famous "Overseas Railroad" was destroyed. Many of the holiday passengers on the railroad's last train to Key West were stranded in the wake of the storm and had to endure an arduous return to the Mainland

    The Last Train to Key West

    The Last Train to Key West

    by Quilligrapher27

  • The black plague, also known as the black death, is a disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis. It enters the body through the skin and travels via the lymph system. The bacteria live in the digestive tracts of fleas. The fleas, of course,...

    Cats and the Black Plague

    Cats and the Black Plague

    by Holle Abee57

  • 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 StormsHalted14

  • 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

  • Malcolm X was a Muslim minister, a political activist, and speaker. His beliefs served as an inspiration for some, but sparked controversy in other circles. Here are 18 facts about the man.

    18 Facts About Malcolm X

    18 Facts About Malcolm X

    by Paul Goodman3

  • 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 Franklin87

  • 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 Lewis12

  • If any movement touches the arts and the education of a society, it cannot avoid the religious areas of society. Religion could be found in all areas of the Medieval world. It dictated economy, morals, and the political realm. A fine line existed...

    Humanism Effect on the Renaissance

    Humanism Effect on the Renaissance

    by Rebecca Graf2

  • During the opening weeks of Hitler's war on the Western Front, thousands of soldiers of the British Expeditionary Force and the French First Army, with their backs to the sea, were evacuated from the beaches of Dunkirk in nine desperate days of fighting.

    World War II: The Battle and Evacuation of Dunkirk

    World War II: The Battle and Evacuation of Dunkirk

    by James Kenny17

  • When we think of the ancient Romans as historical; an ancient people from the past. But we often forget that the Romans had an entire history of their own filled with rich traditions.

    Roman Historiography: The History of Roman History

    Roman Historiography: The History of Roman History

    by Christy Kirwan4

  • It is said that the city of Buffalo got its name from the creek that it is built around. But the question is then, why was the creek named Buffalo? How did the creek become known as Buffalo Creek?

    How Buffalo, New York Got Its Name

    How Buffalo, New York Got Its Name

    by Drew Overholt0

  • Around the landscape of Denmark can be seen evidence of trolls. Their caves, mounds, and holes dot the landscape. Are they really fierce savage monsters though?

    Trolls of Denmark

    Trolls of Denmark

    by Pollyanna Jones6

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  • Edward VIII gave up his throne in 1936 to marry a divorcée and then played along with Nazis in hopes of getting his crown back.

    The Duke of Windsor’s Betrayal

    The Duke of Windsor’s Betrayal

    by Rupert Taylor5

  • 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 Nicole27

  • 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

  • In 1918, the British introduced the Whippet, a light tank armed with four machine guns. During the few months they were in use they established themselves as one of the best tanks of the war.

    World War 1 History: The Medium Mark A Whippet Tank

    World War 1 History: The Medium Mark A Whippet Tank

    by David Hunt2

  • 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 larryfreeman109

  • 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 Judith Hancock14

  • 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 Swan28

  • 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 Littlejohn4

  • 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

  • Serial killers are among the world's most depraved, evil individuals, but there is no doubt that we find them completely fascinating. This article profiles some of the most well-known serial killers of the 20th century. The overview of their crimes will give you chills.

    6 of History's Most Notorious Serial Killers

    6 of History's Most Notorious Serial Killers

    by Jaynie200020

  • The Muses. The Nine Muses. Greek Mythology. Calliope. Cleo. Erato. Euterpe. Melpomene. Polyhymnia. Terpischore. Thalia. Urania. Sappho. Origins of the Muses.

    The Nine Muses of Greek Mythology

    The Nine Muses of Greek Mythology

    by Brian OldWolf4

  • 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

  • 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 Faceless3951

  • Down in the hollow one may hear echos of the drills that bore into the hillsides, eking out mines with seams so narrow in some places that miners had to move through on their knees. If anyone could go down into the mines now, there might be sounds from the distant past -- pick axes, hammers and other tools still chinking away in the dark underground.

    Old Coal Mining Towns of Appalachia Linger in the Past

    Old Coal Mining Towns of Appalachia Linger in the Past

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns22

  • 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 CMHypno68

  • 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 Kuehn64

  • Feminism in the 21st Century is a mix of many different feminist beliefs. From the influence of the first movement that took root in 1840 to present times, the end-state goal of the women’s movement has not strayed from its intense desire to...

    The Rise of Feminism

    The Rise of Feminism

    by Sherri Tuck5

  • 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 Coppens5

  • 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 Littlejohn6

  • 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-4513

  • As a member of the Allied Forces in WW2, Mexico supported the war effort with raw materials, braceros, the pilots of Escuadron 201, and infantry decorated for bravery.

    Mexico's Involvement in World War II

    Mexico's Involvement in World War II

    by Joan Veronica Robertson51

  • 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 ata151519

  • A lot of everyday things are often taken for granted when in fact they have changed the world so much that people would miss them if they are missing. Here is a list of twenty American inventions in the last two hundred years that have made a significant impact to human existence.

    20 American Inventions That Changed the World

    20 American Inventions That Changed the World

    by Jameshank28

  • 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 Judith Hancock29

  • 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 Bunny39

  • 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 Nicole Canfield32

  • While details of her life are a mystery, today she is known as one of the best preserved mummies in the world. Meet Rosalia Lombardo, the girl in the glass coffin.

    Rosalia Lombardo: The Child Mummy

    Rosalia Lombardo: The Child Mummy

    by Jason Ponic52

  • 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 Littlejohn47

  • 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

  • Black Outlaws and Cowboys of the old west you might be saying with wonderment and head scratching! “Why that’s an oxymoron! I’ve never heard of such a thing!”. Well Read On And Enlighten Yourself!

    Black Outlaws, Cowboys, and Lawmen of the Old Wild West

    Black Outlaws, Cowboys, and Lawmen of the Old Wild West

    by The Medicine Man66

  • Mary Todd Lincoln's outlandish behavior and bouts with depression led many to believe she was insane. Modern medical knowledge may contradict that theory. Was she insane or overwhelmed with grief?

    Mary Todd Lincoln: Was She Insane?

    Mary Todd Lincoln: Was She Insane?

    by Thelma Raker Coffone48

  • 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 Wilmoth25

  • 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 Ravado41

  • 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 Hunt51

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

    Sparta and Athens

    Sparta and Athens

    by Anonemuss166

  • 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

  • 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 Swan64

  • This is a discussion about the most well known of the Mughal rulers and compares each one's varying degrees of religious tolerance.

    Religious Toleration in Mughal India

    Religious Toleration in Mughal India

    by Beverly Hollinhead2

  • 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 Goodman13

  • 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 Hubs12

  • 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 Ponic4

  • Starting in 1992, Sarajevo, capital of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, was under siege that lasted from 1992 to 1996, the longest in modern history-- longer even than the Siege of Leningrad.

    The Siege of Sarajevo

    The Siege of Sarajevo

    by David Hunt10

  • Life was hard for soldiers and conscientious objectors alike during World War 1. Find out why men became "Conchies" and how they were treated.

    Conscientious Objectors During WW1

    Conscientious Objectors During WW1

    by Judith Hancock35

  • 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 SarahLMaguire1

  • 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 Swan20

  • 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 Isselhardt26

  • One of the most famous ships in sailing history, the RMS Titanic sank on her maiden voyage in 1912. Here are 15 interesting facts about the ship and the disaster.

    15 Interesting Facts About the RMS Titanic

    15 Interesting Facts About the RMS Titanic

    by Paul Goodman5

  • World War II was a terrible event that will be remembered as one of the darkest chapters in human history. With estimates of the dead ranging from 60 to 80 million, it is unthinkable to imagine that this event was allowed to fester and erupt as it...

    Reasons for American Entry Into WWII

    Reasons for American Entry Into WWII

    by JDF7822

  • In ancient Israel, Egypt, and Mesopotamia, few virtues were more respected and revered than wisdom. While its exact definition varied from culture to culture, it was nevertheless an ideal in which to aspire to, and those possessing it exhibited...

    The Pursuit of Wisdom in Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Israel

    The Pursuit of Wisdom in Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Israel

    by Jason Reuter5

  • 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 Ponic4

  • 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 Isselhardt17

  • Greek mythology still holds a firm place in academic curricula. As you must have noticed, Greek myths and legends make for some of the most successful movies, books and works of art. They also make good bedtime stories for kids: I used to read...

    Top 10 Greek Mythology Stories

    Top 10 Greek Mythology Stories

    by NoYouAreNot154

  • 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 crankalicious15

  • Ancient Roman food is fascinating! Read on to be thrilled, intrigued, and potentially grossed out by the diet of the ancient Romans. Maybe you'll even want to try it.

    What Did the Ancient Romans Eat?

    What Did the Ancient Romans Eat?

    by Christy Kirwan16

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