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  • Did Jesse James and his gang bury treasure in Oklahoma? If so, what happened to it? Explore some of the theories as to what happened to their ill-gained loot here.

    Jesse James Outlaw Treasure Tales of Oklahoma

    Jesse James Outlaw Treasure Tales of Oklahoma

    by Eric Standridge2

  • Andrew Jackson served as the seventh president of the United States after gaining fame as a general in the United States army and serving in both houses of Congress. During his two terms as president, he sought to act as the direct representative of the “common man.”

    Andrew Jackson Biography: Seventh President of the United States

    Andrew Jackson Biography: Seventh President of the United States

    by Doug West3

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Kevin Barry was caught by British troops during the Irish War of Independence. The story of the Black and Tans in 1920 in Ireland. A sad part of Irish history unfolds.

    The Irish War of Independence and Kevin Barry

    The Irish War of Independence and Kevin Barry

    by L M Reid10

  • France won the First World War, but the year of 1914, despite the "Miracle of the Marne", was a partial defeat. What were the causes behind this loss?

    The French Army in 1914

    The French Army in 1914

    by Ryan Thomas0

  • Adolf Hitler's name has become synonymous with evil due to the horrific treatment of the Jewish race. Yet, few now who this man was or the path that led him down such a dark path.

    Biography of Adolf Hitler: Artist, Writer, Dictator

    Biography of Adolf Hitler: Artist, Writer, Dictator

    by Angela Michelle Schultz4

  • Using brilliant tactics and extraordinary engineering feats, Alexander the Great created an empire that spanned five time zones and three continents.

    Alexander the Great: Life and Legacy

    Alexander the Great: Life and Legacy

    by Anonemuss12

  • 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 Nugent21

  • 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

  • Among the great last stands of determined military forces against overwhelming odds throughout the history of warfare, the Battle of Shiroyama in 1877 does not top many lists as the most well-known. However, it could easily rank high among a list of the most tragic.

    The Battle of Shiroyama: Last Stand of the Samurai

    The Battle of Shiroyama: Last Stand of the Samurai

    by Matt Weeks2

  • The soldiers of WWI were unprepared for the Horrors of life in the trenches, In the war to end all wars the soldiers in the trenches were living in what was called "Hell on earth"

    World War One Trench Warfare

    World War One Trench Warfare

    by James Paterson916

  • The lore of the honey bee from across the Celtic lands, as originally published in Celtic Guide (Volume 4, Issue 7, July 2015).

    Celtic Lore of the Honey Bee

    Celtic Lore of the Honey Bee

    by James Slaven6

  • The land known as Mesopotamia lies between the rivers Tigris and Euphrates, which flow through modern day Iraq.

    Ancient Mesopotamia

    Ancient Mesopotamia

    by Chelsea Vogel7

  • 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 Jools9956

  • 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 Thomas1

  • Smithfield is an area of London known for its famous meat markets and quaint old streets and buildings. But did you know it was also where executions took place and heretics burned at the stake?

    Famous Executions at Smithfield

    Famous Executions at Smithfield

    by CMHypno12

  • Britain's “New Army” was an army of volunteers organized by Secretary of State for War Lord Kitchener. The first time New Army divisions fought was at the Battle of Loos. It didn't go well.

    About World War 1: The Corpse Field of Loos

    About World War 1: The Corpse Field of Loos

    by David Hunt20

  • Arizona's state seal features a miner for good reason. Hard rock gold mining, placer gold prospecting, and gold as a byproduct of copper mining have yielded huge treasure for the state.

    Gold—Legends and Finds in Arizona

    Gold—Legends and Finds in Arizona

    by John R Wilsdon1

  • 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

  • Abraham Lincoln held the White House during what may have been the American nation's darkest hour. A divided nation cut short Lincoln's second term by three years, yet still the country survived.

    A Few Facts About Abraham Lincoln

    A Few Facts About Abraham Lincoln

    by Harry Nielsen0

  • Who are some of the most notable First Ladies of the United States? How did they contribute to the success of their husband’s careers in politics and to the life of their country?

    First Ladies: The Wives of the U.S. Presidents

    First Ladies: The Wives of the U.S. Presidents

    by Catherine Giordano20

  • 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 Porter8

  • In the Civil War Robert E. Lee fought fiercely to protect slavery, while Ulysses S. Grant fought just as hard to destroy it. But their personal attitudes toward it were the opposite of what you might expect.

    Ulysses S. Grant vs Robert E. Lee On Slavery

    Ulysses S. Grant vs Robert E. Lee On Slavery

    by Ronald E Franklin17

  • For sailors and mountaineers, knowledge of dozens of different knots is critical to staying alive; the rest of us can get by with nothing more than a granny knot.

    A Brief History of Knot Tying

    A Brief History of Knot Tying

    by Rupert Taylor3

  • 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 House61

  • 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 Jr3

  • An Ohio woman started killing her family members in the 1920s and afterwards is said to have claimed, “The only fun I ever had was after I kilt people.”

    Martha Wise: Serial Killer

    Martha Wise: Serial Killer

    by Rupert Taylor2

  • 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 Burns43

  • For over 100 years, the tragic history of the Titanic has captivated people's interest and has continuously been a source of speculation and wonder. Many know the infamous liner struck an iceberg, and sank into the icy waters of the Atlantic Ocean. But do they know why?

    Factors That Contributed to the Sinking of the Titanic

    Factors That Contributed to the Sinking of the Titanic

    by Rachel M Johnson4

  • 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 Man73

  • 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 Bakula24

  • The Victoria age which spanned from 1837 to 1901, saw great changes in technology, industrialization and population growth. Those with the means employed servants for every aspect of running a home. In fact the 1851 census of England, Scotland and...

    The Roles and Responsibilities of Female Victorian Servants

    The Roles and Responsibilities of Female Victorian Servants

    by Ruthbro5

  • Captain Henry Morgan was such a successful pirate, or rather privateer, that even a famous beverage has been named after him. Having defeated Spain, his name will always stand in infamy.

    Captain Henry Morgan and the Maracaibo Raid

    Captain Henry Morgan and the Maracaibo Raid

    by Angela Michelle Schultz6

  • This site will share with you some of the history of the French Huguenots and the French speaking Walloons and their relationship to family history and genealogy. Genealogists and family historians have a special interest in the French Huguenots...

    French Huguenots and Walloons

    French Huguenots and Walloons

    by Lamar Ross37

  • 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 SarahLMaguire2

  • 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 Seabastian13

  • Gaul was an ancient enemy of Rome, but it was not simply one tribe of barbarians, they were many. Among the Celtic tribes of ancient Gaul the Nervii were considered the bravest and most warlike.

    Gallic Tribes: The Nervii, Bravest of the Brave

    Gallic Tribes: The Nervii, Bravest of the Brave

    by ata15152

  • 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 Iverson20

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  • Sam Patch, a mill worker from Pawtucket, Rhode Island, captivated the American public in the 1820s with his spectacular, death-defying leaps off waterfalls and other high, dangerous places. Patch became known as the "Jersey Jumper" and the "Yankee Leaper," as he conquered the Great Falls in Paterson, New Jersey, Niagara Falls, and the Upper Falls of the Genesee River in Rochester, New York. He died making his second jump at the Genesee falls, but he became an American folk hero.

    Waterfall Jumper Sam Patch: Early American Daredevil

    Waterfall Jumper Sam Patch: Early American Daredevil

    by Brian Lokker10

  • 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 Goodman8

  • The Thames is perhaps the UK's most famous river and it's certainly the longest in England. However, there are a lot more interesting facts to learn about the River Thames.

    Interesting Facts About the River Thames

    Interesting Facts About the River Thames

    by Judi Brown31

  • The Bretons are descendants of the Britons, who emigrated from southwestern Great Britain to the farthest western shores of Brittany, France and brought the Brittonic Celtic languages with them.

    The Bretons of Brittany, France

    The Bretons of Brittany, France

    by Suzette Walker41

  • European powers seized land and resources from indigenous Africans as though the people didn’t exist and sometimes those powers tried to make sure they didn’t actually exist.

    Herero Genocide in South West Africa

    Herero Genocide in South West Africa

    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

  • 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

  • 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 Bede0

  • 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

  • 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 Kenny98

  • In 1995, as Barack Obama began his run for the Illinois Senate, he put out, a memoir, Dreams from My Father. Like many politicians, Obama's success has been fueled by a popular book title.

    Barack Obama: The Writer Who Became President

    Barack Obama: The Writer Who Became President

    by Harry Nielsen2

  • 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

  • Entrepreneurs created a variety of “patent medicines” in a lucrative and dangerous business model prior to the advent of federal regulations to prevent patient harm.

    Patent Medicine in the 1800’s

    Patent Medicine in the 1800’s

    by Leah Lefler6

  • 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 Goodman0

  • 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 Coffone49

  • 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

  • A mystic perceives spiritual realities that lay beyond the realm of ordinary human consciousness. Caryll Houselander is a modern mystic.

    Caryll Houselander: A Modern Mystic

    Caryll Houselander: A Modern Mystic

    by Bede4

  • 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 Nugent17

  • Was the Mongol leader castrated by a princess, killed in battle, or did he fall from his horse and die from pneumonia?

    The Death of Genghis Khan

    The Death of Genghis Khan

    by Thomas Swan0

  • 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 Marshal5

  • From the 1920s through the 1940s, Pine Valley was one of Oklahoma's largest company-owned lumber camps. This tells the story of a forgotten town.

    The Forgotten Town of Pine Valley

    The Forgotten Town of Pine Valley

    by Eric Standridge2

  • In the progress of human civilization, two major historical trends have been consequential: the transition to agriculture, and the industrial revolution. These two major events are primarily responsible for certain regions and societies becoming wealthier and more powerful than others. Human progress and advancement continues with ongoing improvements in technology and science.

    Human Civilization, Progress and Advancement

    Human Civilization, Progress and Advancement

    by secularist1029

  • 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

  • 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

  • The earliest inhabitants of Greece were probably Mousterian hunter-gatherers who roamed the region during the Middle Palaeolithic period. By 4000 BC Neolithic villages were established in most fertile lowland regions. The earliest cities date from...

    The Rise of Ancient Greece

    The Rise of Ancient Greece

    by Historia11

  • 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

  • Wondering where witches lived? Let's go on a global journey from England to Ireland to America, and I'll show you homes of some of the most famous witches in history.

    Real, Historical Witches' Houses and Cottages

    Real, Historical Witches' Houses and Cottages

    by Joel Belgrave1

  • City life in Renaissance Florence, Italy provided the unique social and political environment necessary for so many talented artists to display their gifts so completely. Here's how.

    Artisan Culture in Renaissance Florence

    Artisan Culture in Renaissance Florence

    by Christy Kirwan5

  • 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

  • Some things never change, including sex and politics. The Cabinet of President Andrew Jackson was no different than it is today with swirling rumors of scandal and adultery. However, this affair would ruin the careers of those in the president’s inner circle.

    Peggy Eaton, Andrew Jackson, and the Petticoat Affair

    Peggy Eaton, Andrew Jackson, and the Petticoat Affair

    by Doug West4

  • There is both a degree of unanimous agreement, as well as a broad range of differing interpretation regarding the status and position of women in Viking Age Scandinavia. A variety of secondary scholarship dating between the second half of the...

    Discussion of Viking Women's Treatment by Scholars

    Discussion of Viking Women's Treatment by Scholars

    by Jake Brannen1

  • 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. Those who were Third-Class passengers died the most.

    Stories of Families Who Survived or Died on The Titanic

    Stories of Families Who Survived or Died on The Titanic

    by L M Reid31

  • 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 Hunt12

  • If this old warship could talk, the stories she could tell. As the last dreadnaught still afloat, USS Texas is fighting the biggest battle of her life, age. The old girl's future remains unknown.

    What You Didn't Know About the Battleship Texas

    What You Didn't Know About the Battleship Texas

    by Jason Ponic3

  • What were the Navigation Acts in the 1600s? Why did Charles II impose them? What were the effects of the Navigation Acts?

    What Were the Navigation Acts?

    What Were the Navigation Acts?

    by Tiffany R Isselhardt0

  • The Roman Empire created the modern world. Its political and social institutions survive today. What would the world be like if the Romans had never built their empire?

    What If the Roman Empire Had Never Existed?

    What If the Roman Empire Had Never Existed?

    by Robert P16

  • 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 AFTiggerIntel56

  • After the end of World War Two, Japan was utterly devastated. History books might ignore them, but here's a tribute to the passionate people who helped rekindle the country's spirit.

    10 Japanese Post-War Heroes and Cultural Icons

    10 Japanese Post-War Heroes and Cultural Icons

    by Rachael Lefler1

  • The Pax Romana is widely seen as a period of peace at the start of the Roman Empire, but a modern look would not be so kind.

    Pax Romana: Peace During War

    Pax Romana: Peace During War

    by ata15150

  • I've previously written hubs discussing who were the best and worst presidents in American history. Now, I've decided to provide a handy list of presidents that includes the years that they served as president and a few interesting facts about each.

    Interesting Facts About the First Ten Presidents

    Interesting Facts About the First Ten Presidents

    by cprice752

  • Imitating the successful model of the 1960 Nashville sit-ins, Memphis college students took the initiative to end racial injustice in their own city by staging peaceful, nonviolent sit-ins.

    The Memphis, TN Sit-Ins

    The Memphis, TN Sit-Ins

    by Robert Odell Jr0

  • Grinding poverty forced families to send children as young as three off to work in the most appalling conditions imaginable.

    Child Labour in Victorian Britain

    Child Labour in Victorian Britain

    by Rupert Taylor3

  • There is much more to the history of our beloved friends. They have deities for ancestors, and so loved, that owners chose to live their afterlife with them.

    The Role of Cats in Ancient Egypt

    The Role of Cats in Ancient Egypt

    by Angela Michelle Schultz34

  • Edwin Booth, the great Shakespearean actor, achieved his fame through tragedy. Ironically, the tragic assassination of President Lincoln by his younger brother nearly undermined his success.

    Edwin Booth: 19th Century Tragic Actor

    Edwin Booth: 19th Century Tragic Actor

    by Brian Lokker6

  • Explore Ancient Greece through fun, hands-on activities your homeschoolers or classroom students will love. Learn about the Gods, myths, geography and geometry. Come step back to Greeks of Old...

    Ancient Greece: A Unit Study

    Ancient Greece: A Unit Study

    by Evelyn Saenz31

  • 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 Hollinhead4

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 P53

  • The Twin Towers were not the first buildings in New York City to be hit by aircrafts. The Empire State Building was hit by an airplane accidentally in 1945. This is the story of that incident.

    The 1945 Plane Crash at the Empire State Building

    The 1945 Plane Crash at the Empire State Building

    by Melvin Porter19

  • Osho is well known today for his quotes and insightful sayings. However, there is another more questionable and controversial side to Osho that many people do not know about!

    Who Is Osho?

    Who Is Osho?

    by Bridget F10

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 CMHypno9

  • 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 ata151521

  • The rights of individuals or groups of human beings have been denied through exploitation by others throughout time, but it is incredible the extent to which some abusers will go. The Dionne Quintuplets suffered from several...

    Human Exploitation - How The Dionne Quintuplets Were Abused

    Human Exploitation - How The Dionne Quintuplets Were Abused

    by Patty Inglish43

  • 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 Judi Brown35

  • 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

  • Learn facts about the Battle of Gettysburg and read a summary of events that occurred during the fight. Find out why Gettysburg is considered the turning point of the Civil War.

    Battle of Gettysburg Facts and Summary

    Battle of Gettysburg Facts and Summary

    by Eric Dockett2

  • Andrew Jackson was the first Scots-Irish elected President of the United States, as well as the first westerner, the first not born into a prominent colonial family, the first born in a log cabin, the first born into poverty, the first nominated by...

    Biography of Andrew Jackson

    Biography of Andrew Jackson

    by James A Watkins148

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