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US Flag Store sells many types of U.S. flags in different styles. Not only do they sell US flags but all types of flags. US Flag Store also sells state flags, world flags and all other types of flags. They sell outdoor flags, indoor flags, small and big flags. If you are looking for a custom made flag, they can make that for you also. Custom made flags can be of your design showing your company logo, the name of your business, school, organization or any other type of flag you need. Their f...
Published by Sam Montana 45 months ago in History | +0 votes | 0 comments
Mummies are a fascinating look into worlds past. They have captivated the imagination of school kids the world over, and invaded the nightmares, and TV screens of citizens all around the globe. More than just a relic, mummies have captivated the archeological world since they burst onto the science scene over 300 years ago.
Published by Joseph 54 months ago in History | +0 votes | 0 comments
On 14 July 2016 during one phase of the Battle of Somme, the Deccan Horse charged the German army near High Wood The cavalry lined up for the charge and mounted the assault on the German lines. This, till today remains one of the legendary exploits of the regiment and is celebrated as an act of great courage against heavy odds.
Published by Madan G Singh 57 months ago in History | +0 votes | 0 comments
Oceania has three sub-regions namely; Polynesia, Micronesia and Melanesia. The focus of this particular article is Micronesia. The term Micronesia means “small islands”. The word is derived from the words “micro” which means “small” and “nesia” which means “island”. This sub-region of Oceania is consists of thousands of small islands, islets and atolls situated in the Western Pacific Ocean. Here are some of the most basic but important ...
Published by Nobert Bermosa 59 months ago in History | +1 votes | 0 comments
Creation of small Arab states after World War I greatly affected their military forces. It also threw up small time dictators who were themselves scared of their own army and thus preferred to keep their force untrained. This period also brought to the fore rulers who lived an indolent life and neglected the army. In addition the Arabs now seeing materialism with the advent of oil lost the will for harsh life like in the army. The fact is that an average Arab would be happy to live in an air-co...
Published by Madan G Singh 59 months ago in History | +1 votes | 0 comments
HyperTracker.com sells hypertracker, which has been designed to work with any URL (website address beginning with http:// or https://). It will track unique visitors plus with the use of a special snippet of HTML code on the appropriate pages on your website, it will track a many other statistics as well. You can use the special tracking URLs in ezines, on websites, banner advertisements, FFA sites, anywhere (as long as it doesn't breach our anti-spam policy) and your visitors will be tracked re...
Published by Latoya Lawrence 59 months ago in History | +0 votes | 0 comments
MarketingSherpa is a research firm specializing in tracking what works in all aspects of marketing and what does not. So they are not an agency, consultancy or other vendor seeking the user’s business. They are not even available for private research, all their research is published for the entire MarketingSherpa community to benefit from. Their goal is to give marketers of the world the stats, inspiration, and instructions to improve their results.
Published by Sasha Brown 60 months ago in History | +0 votes | 0 comments
The British in the concept of the martial race. They based their judgment on Indian history and their personal experience. Hindu caste system always recognized the martial class as the Kshatriyas and other lower castes were forbidden to bear arms on pain of death. The British amplified this concept based on their personal experience in India.
Published by Madan G Singh 61 months ago in History | +0 votes | 0 comments
The British maintained caste and class based regiments. Thus the Indian army had Sikh regiments, Rajput regiments etc. This militated against the Principles of War, but in actual battle conditions these caste based regiments were very successful. During the Second World War the British started recruitment of the Chamar caste into the army. These were low caste but were considered good fighters
Published by Madan G Singh 62 months ago in History | +0 votes | 0 comments
Carrot Top Industries is not only known for all of the different flags they sell, but also the many products you can buy custom made for your business, school or organization. They sell many types of American flags in different sizes including: Untied States flags State flags City flags Flags of all of the military branches Memorial and dedication flags POW and MIA flags HistoricalU.S.flags Local police and fire department flags Nautical flags Flags to support our troops They sel...
Published by Sam Montana 66 months ago in History | +4 votes | 0 comments
We all studied the temperance movement in our history classes. It was often simplified, dumbed-down because we obviously weren't old enough to understand the movement completely. Though the movement started earlier, prohibition lasted from 1919-1933. The 18th amendment to the U.S. constitution banned the manufacture, distribution, and sale of "intoxicating liquors"
Published by Audra Jones 68 months ago in History | +10 votes | 0 comments
This article discusses the history of egg cartons including who invented them and the strange reason why. Readers will also learn about what materials are used to make egg boxes, the different tray sizes manufactured and unusual uses for egg cartons - including making a campfire, using egg boxes as sound mufflers and the green idea of stapling to the walls of your home for insulation.
Published by Taylor Rios 68 months ago in History | +7 votes | 8 comments
The most important battle of the second Sikh war was the battle of Chillianwala. The battle fought on 13 February 1849 resulted in a tactical defeat for the British. Sher Singh the Sikh general did not capitalize on this victory by pursuing the British. Sir Hugh Gough was removed from command, but he made amends by winning the battle of Gujarat
Published by Madan G Singh 68 months ago in History | +0 votes | 0 comments
This article is written in response to a question asking of the role of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his influence on modern American history. He was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee on the 4th of April 1968 and at the time of his death at the age of just 39 he had been one of the leading activists in the advancement of civil rights not only in the United States but also around the world.
Published by John Smither 69 months ago in History | +11 votes | 7 comments
Little is known about the life of Saint George and what little we do know about him seems to be shrouded in myth and legend, leading many to believe that Saint George is nothing more than the work of some ancient scribe's romantic imagination. However, George was indeed a real person and below is an account of what little is known about his life, that famous legend and his many dedications, honours and patronages.
Published by DeeBee 69 months ago in History | +10 votes | 1 comments
The Black Death was caused by a bacterium Yersinia pestis, referred to as the bubonic plague. It was responsible for millions of deaths in Europe. It is estimated that the Black Death destroyed one-third of the world’s population. The impact on the social structure and religious attitudes of Europe were enormous.
Published by Judith Barton 69 months ago in History | +12 votes | 9 comments
“I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree” (Joyce Kilmer). Truly, trees are truly lovely and provide many benefits for mankind such as shelter, food, firewood, medicinal purposes, conservation/environmental protection (soil & water), etc. Let's take a pleasant tour to the some of the famous trees that have played a role in history, religion and myths.
Published by Eddie Go 69 months ago in History | +9 votes | 1 comments
This describes a bank robbery that occurred in Winsted, Connecticut in November 1861. The robbers made a clean get-away but from stories told by one of the alleged robbers who died in prison they buried some of the loot west of Winsted, and they never recovered any of it when they all died in prison.
Published by John Carter 69 months ago in History | +1 votes | 1 comments
Maharajah Ranjit Singh ruled the Punjab for 40 years and had 7 sons. None of the sons survived long and the crown passed to the youngest son Dalip Singh. He was deposed by the British after the Anglo-Sikh wars in 1849 and taken to England. He had 8 children, the last of whom died in 1959 at Lahore. There are no descendants
Published by Madan G Singh 69 months ago in History | +1 votes | 0 comments
The history of Baltimore, Maryland, from the date of her establishment in the year 1729, has been spectacular with many ups and downs.Baltimore played a leading role during the American struggle for Independence.Similarly, Baltimore developed as a manufacturing economy in its early days lost its way during the civil war days and then turned into a service-oriented economy. Baltimore's role in the war of 1812 was laudable.and it can take the credit for the establishment of the first dental school...
Published by Rama lingam 69 months ago in History | +13 votes | 11 comments
The Hittites were shepherds from the north near the Caspian Sea and Black Sea. These Indo-European speaking people established their primary cities along the Halys River and called their home the “land of the Hatti” and their capital city is Hattusas. Hittite means “people of Hatti. The Hittites conquered Babylonia and extended their empire by conquering Syria and Egypt. When the Hittites abandoned Babylonia it was occupied by the Kassites and remained up to 900 BCE. The Ka...
Published by Nobert Bermosa 69 months ago in History | +1 votes | 0 comments
The Babylonians were Semitic Amorites who attacked and conquered the Sumerian. They occupied the Sumerian territories in 2300 BCE and established a new capital which they called Babylonia. One of the most remarkable and most popular kings of the Babylonians was Hammurabi. This intelligent and well-organized leader became the Babylonian king in 1700 BCE. He compiled all the known laws during his time and was popularly known in history as the Code of Hammurabi.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 69 months ago in History | +1 votes | 0 comments
The Sumerians were the first major group of people who occupied the so-called “Fertile Crescent”, a fertile region in the Middle East known historically as Mesopotamia, now part of Iraq. Mesopotamia is a place located between two rivers – Tigris and Euphrates. Mesopotamia means –“land between two rivers”. The annual overflowing or flooding of these twin rivers caused the farmlands suitable for farming.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 69 months ago in History | +1 votes | 1 comments
Until 2011 this earthquake was the most deadly earthquake to have struck Japan in its history as well as being on record as the most powerful tremor to have affected the region. It struck at 11.58am on the 1st of September 1923, lasting from 4 to 10 minutes on Japans largest and most heavily populated island of Honshu.
Published by John Smither 70 months ago in History | +9 votes | 4 comments
Ever since Los Angeles was established in 1781, it had gone through a series of political, economic and social activities that constitute the most interesting history of Los Angeles.However considering the numerous facts involved it is quite tough to pick up the ten top most historical facts of Los Angeles, California.
Published by Rama lingam 70 months ago in History | +14 votes | 9 comments
Memphis has a long rich history dating back to the late 1700s when Tennessee received her statehood. The top 10 most important historical events in Memphis' history include the Chucalissa Indian Village, the earthquake of 1811-1812, the founding of Memphis, the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., Elvis Presley, the cotton industry, the 1866 race riots, the yellow fever epidemic and the opening of the Piggly Wiggly.
Published by Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman 71 months ago in History | +1 votes | 0 comments
Famous prostitutes and courtesans in different times and places in history
Published by Eddie Go 72 months ago in History | +6 votes | 6 comments
There were three kinds of government that were established by the Americans in the Philippine archipelago during the American period. These kinds of governments are the Military government, the Civil Government and the Commonwealth government.
Published by hunterfact 72 months ago in History | +1 votes | 0 comments
Three of the greatest ancient civilizations that existed in the Americas are the Aztecs, Incas and Mayas. On this particular topic, IÂ’ll give you the most interesting and historical facts about the Maya civilization and its people.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 72 months ago in History | +3 votes | 3 comments
The British transported Indian troops to fight the Chinese on a number of occasions
Published by Madan G Singh 73 months ago in History | +2 votes | 1 comments
I've recently been teaching a module on British culture to a group of mainly Asian students. At the end of the module, I gave the students the following quiz to test their knowledge. Here are the answers.
Published by MJ5446 73 months ago in History | +13 votes | 6 comments
I've recently been teaching a module on British culture to a group of mainly Asian students. At the end of the module, I gave the students the following quiz to test their knowledge.
Published by MJ5446 73 months ago in History | +11 votes | 12 comments
This Christmas cargo was not an importation cargo of a pleasingly plump, jolly, white-bearded man wearing a red coat with white collar and cuffs, white-cuffed red trousers, and black leather belt and boots who was popularly know as Santa Claus or St. Nicholas. The cargo contains not toys intended distribution at Christmas Eve but humans, refugees and military personnel.
Published by Ron Siojo 73 months ago in History | +21 votes | 15 comments
Tecumseh became an expert in tracking and shooting animals. His brother was the one who taught him the skills he needed to be a warrior for his tribe.
Published by Judith Buskohl 73 months ago in History | +2 votes | 1 comments
A look at an incident involving a black bottle that ended up with Lord Cardigan being found not guilty of attempted murder.
Published by Alistair Briggs 74 months ago in History | +4 votes | 1 comments
Different types of nails are often used to determine the age of a house or other structures. Before 1790 all nails were hand forged from wrought iron, after that builders used cut nails until 1890 when modern wire nails were introduced that remain in use today.
Published by John Carter 77 months ago in History | +12 votes | 4 comments
The love story of Barbara Radziwill and Sigismund Augustus has come down through history.
Published by Kathleen Murphy 78 months ago in History | +17 votes | 8 comments
Conrad Dippel was a real 18th century alchemist who did experiments at Castle Frankenstein.
Published by Kathleen Murphy 78 months ago in History | +16 votes | 8 comments
This is an article about civilisations and their characteristics.
Published by CWX 79 months ago in History | +6 votes | 4 comments
Hudson New York was the home of an important whaling industry that was started by Nantucket Quakers as a place that was beyond the reach of the British Navy. The city became an industrial powerhouse and indirectly was the cause of the modern petroleum industry.
Published by John Carter 79 months ago in History | +8 votes | 6 comments
The Wewelsburg Castle, located in the North Rhine Westphalia state of Germany, was the site of Heinrich Himmler's SS in the Second World War. Many people are not aware of its sordid history, but it housed the smallest concentration camp in WWII and was slated to be the sole center of the SS for the rest of the "Thousand Year Reich".
Published by Chelsea Gibson 79 months ago in History | +1 votes | 1 comments
The Abolitionists were a major group during the 1800's in America's History. The Abolitionists wanted America to change morally.
Published by Airabella Kira Marie 79 months ago in History | +1 votes | 0 comments
Facts and fables about Merlin the wisard, the adviser and guide to King Arthur, and his link with Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin).
Published by David Lewis 79 months ago in History | +0 votes | 0 comments
One of the worst disasters in British history occurred on 16th June 1883, when 183 children aged between seven and eleven years old were crushed or suffocated to death in a rush to get prizes at a childrenÂ’s variety show.
Published by MJ5446 80 months ago in History | +14 votes | 9 comments
Some may find the American Old West an adventuresome place to live. But lack of indoor plumbing, epidemics, disease, a harsh environment, no modern conveniences, substandard medical and dental care, limited women's rights and a spotty justice system all conspired to make the 19th century American West a place to be avoided by modern folks.
Published by William J. Felchner 80 months ago in History | +6 votes | 10 comments
For over two hundred years the Constitution has served as our nationÂ’s blueprint, dictating function and organizational structure while protecting our rights as states but more importantly, individuals. The constitution is the document that we live by today thatÂ’s shaped our society as a whole but has also allowed us to evolve into the magnificent country that we are today.
Published by Danny Hauger 81 months ago in History | +6 votes | 1 comments
This tells the story of Niccolo Machiavelli and the writing of his most famous book The Prince. The book serves as a framework in the study of political science.
Published by John Carter 81 months ago in History | +4 votes | 4 comments
This describes one of the greatest engineering disasters of the 19th century the collapse of the great iron bridge across the Firth of Tay at Dundee, Scotland.
Published by John Carter 81 months ago in History | +2 votes | 2 comments
Published by John Carter 230 months ago in History | +0 votes | 0 comments
Famous ships built at the Cammell Laird shipyard Birkenhead, Ships built at the Cammell Laird shipyard Birkenhead, Birkenhead shipyard, facts about the Birkenhead Drill, HMS Birkenhead,
Published by DeeBee 82 months ago in History | +14 votes | 4 comments
All holy books (Torah, Bible, Koran) of Jewish, Christianity, and Islam, stated that Adam and Eve were the first humans created by God to dwell on earth. Pilgrims from all over the world used to visit the grave of Eve in Jeddah and supplicate to her.
Published by Abdel-moniem El-Shorbagy 82 months ago in History | +24 votes | 21 comments
Artiicle about Nubian kingdom and pyramids.
Published by sime sparica 82 months ago in History | +0 votes | 1 comments
Major food suppliers for Rome at diferent times in RomeÂ’s history.
Published by sime sparica 82 months ago in History | +0 votes | 0 comments
The Vikings lived in Norway, Denmark and Sweden. The Vikings, or Norsemen, were not your stay-at-home types.
Published by Aileen P. N. 82 months ago in History | +7 votes | 7 comments
ZA Bhutto was a charismatic leader of Pakistan, but he had a major role in the breakup of Paksitan.
Published by Madan G Singh 82 months ago in History | +0 votes | 3 comments
This is about the building of the Connecticut Western railroad, who built it and some high-handed bank chicanery that was tried on my great-grandfather.
Published by John Carter 83 months ago in History | +0 votes | 0 comments
ancient British structures of unknown purpose, ancient British curiosities, British ancient structures of unknown history, Mousa Broch, Rudstone Monolith, Uffington White Horse, Chalk Horse, Callanish Stone Circle, Silbury Hill,
Published by DeeBee 83 months ago in History | +12 votes | 5 comments
This is a fun American History True-False quiz that tests your knowledge of lesser-known facts about American History. Not everything we read as children and high school students was true.
Published by Arthur Tafero 84 months ago in History | +0 votes | 0 comments
This is a fun quiz on American History. It is a bit more difficult than your normal American History quizzes, but it contains the same materials.
Published by Arthur Tafero 84 months ago in History | +0 votes | 0 comments
A book review of the historical novel 1776, written by David McCullough. This book describes the difficult year for the United States in their fight for freedom.
Published by Jacob Carvalho 84 months ago in History | +1 votes | 0 comments
Advances in technology to the American Public have greatly advanced the way society receives information. In the last few decades the media has expanded from community newspapers to multinational corporations.
Published by Danny Hauger 84 months ago in History | +2 votes | 0 comments
Republican Motherhood is a term that stemmed from the Revolutionary War. The concept was to inspire a sense of nationalism to future generations of Americans.
Published by Danny Hauger 84 months ago in History | +1 votes | 0 comments
monarchs of the Royal House of Windsor. monarchs of the Royal House of Saxe - Coburg, the family history of the Royal House of Windsor, spouses of the monarchs of the Royal House of Windsor, children of the monarchs of the Royal House of Windsor, the family of King edward VII, the family of King George V, the family of King george VI, the family of Queen Elisabeth II, the abdication of King Edward VIII, Queen Alexander, Queen Mary, Queen Consort Elisabeth,Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,
Published by DeeBee 84 months ago in History | +9 votes | 3 comments
Lyuda Pavlichenko, a female sniper in the Soviet Russian Army is one of the deadliest snipers in history with a confirmed kill tally of 309.
Published by Daryl Putnam 85 months ago in History | +0 votes | 0 comments
"The Vikings" the wild Heathen raiders from the north.Christopher Columbus,North America
Published by Johnny Dod 85 months ago in History | +10 votes | 4 comments
Movies have been made, books have been written and countless versions of the story have been told about the Hatfield and McCoy feud. This is the true and un-glamorized story told as accurately and honestly as history, family records and local knowledge allows. The most notorious feud in American history began in the Tug River valley of Appalachia shortly after the Civil War. The feud lasted a decade, claimed 13 lives, destroyed two families and it all started over a hog. The Clans Wi...
Published by Daryl Putnam 85 months ago in History | +3 votes | 2 comments
St. NicholasÂ’s Square in Newcastle is an open public space formed at the meeting point of Collingwood and Mosley Streets. During the Victorian period it was bisected by the axis of the Town Hall and St. NicholasÂ’s Cathedral. The medieval church of St. Nicholas had undergone prolonged alteration during the nineteenth century at the hands of Sir George Gilbert Scott and others.
Published by MJ5446 85 months ago in History | +16 votes | 9 comments
Can you imagine how you would feel if you were close to three Presidents the day each was assassinated? Robert Lincoln had that distinction.
Published by Martha lownsberry 85 months ago in History | +7 votes | 2 comments
We take a look at Britain's Pre-history period from 700,000 years ago through the ice ages and up to AD 43 The Roman invasion.
Published by Johnny Dod 85 months ago in History | +16 votes | 7 comments
An outline of the disadvantages of using historical secondary sources.
Published by Auron Renius 85 months ago in History | +4 votes | 3 comments
The many transformations in Egyptian nationalist orientations over time clarifies how Egyptians perceived their own identity and how they tried to realise their nationalist beliefs.
Published by Abdel-moniem El-Shorbagy 85 months ago in History | +18 votes | 12 comments
The origin of the Philippine islands is explained by myths and theories but no one theory could prove the real origin of the Philippines.
Published by Felisa Daskeo 86 months ago in History | +6 votes | 3 comments
Ritual expressed the relationship between mortals and the gods. At one end of the scale, individuals prayed and made small offerings to the deities that presided over the household, while, at the other, the whole of the Greek world came together at the major interstate games held in honor of the principal gods such as Zeus, Apollo, and Poseidon.
Published by Mr Ghaz 86 months ago in History | +21 votes | 12 comments
According to tradition, Zarathustra-known to the Greeks as Zoroaster, which explains the name of Zoroastrianism usually given to his faith-was born in 628BCE in a village that is now a suburb of the Iranian capital, Tehran. Little is known of his life, although he may have begun his career as a Magian priest dedicated to the cult of Mazda, one of the ahuras (loards).
Published by Mr Ghaz 86 months ago in History | +13 votes | 10 comments
An area of Los Angeles formerly known as Edendale, was the birthplace of the west coast movie industry. The city has neglected to pay tribute to this important part of it's history.
Published by Rebecca Koppenhaver 86 months ago in History | +3 votes | 1 comments
One of the most remarkable examples is a latter sent by Zimrilim, king of Mari in the eighteenth century BCE, to his wife, advising her to take steps to prevent the spread of a contagious disease, “I have heard that the lady Nanname has been taken ill,” the ruler writes.
Published by Mr Ghaz 86 months ago in History | +12 votes | 1 comments
A Mesopotamia religion, many spirits occupied the space separating the gods from humankind. Some had semi-divine status in their own right, while others were simply servants or emissaries of the higher divinities, sent to the human world to do their bidding. They took many forms-some hideous, others alluring - and wielded their considerable influence in a variety of ways.
Published by Mr Ghaz 86 months ago in History | +12 votes | 7 comments
Ancient Egyptian beliefs, customs, traditions and superstitions of the afterlife include Ka and Ba, mummification, embalming, magic spells, good luck charms, and preparations for journey towards the kingdom of Osiris.
Published by Jonel Abellanosa 230 months ago in History | +7 votes | 5 comments
America's women took on a new role during World War II. Women embraced and fought for the continued responsibility and freedom after the war, forever changing women's rights in the United States and around the world.
Published by Bella Delanna 87 months ago in History | +9 votes | 2 comments
The Barbarossa Brothers were pirates that were feared by many.
Published by Judith Buskohl 87 months ago in History | +2 votes | 0 comments
Alcatraz served as a federal prison from 1934 to 1963. Al Capone, Robert "The Birdman" Stroud, Alvin Karpis, Doc Barker, Morton Sobell, George Machine Gun Kelly, Mickey Cohen, Roy Gardner, Frank Morris and Whitey Bulger are Alcatraz's most notorious inmates.
Published by William J. Felchner 87 months ago in History | +13 votes | 7 comments
Daniel Boone loved to trap and hunt animals, a skill which he learned from the Delaware Indians.
Published by Judith Buskohl 88 months ago in History | +2 votes | 0 comments
Pompeii is a partially buried Roman town near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the commune of Pompeii. Along with Herculaneum, its sister city, Pompeii was destroyed and completely buried during a long catastrophic eruption of the Mount Vesuvius spanning two days in 79 AD. The eruption buried Pompeii under 4 to 6 meters of ash and pumice, and it was lost for over 1,500 years before its accidental rediscovery in 1599.
Published by Ron Siojo 88 months ago in History | +19 votes | 9 comments
The Norman Dynasty. The Royal House of Norman. King William I. William the Conqueror. King William II. King Henry I. King Stephen. Treaty of Wallingford. Sons and daughters of the Kings of the Norman Dynasty. The White Ship disaster. Queen Consorts of the Norman Dynasty.
Published by DeeBee 88 months ago in History | +17 votes | 6 comments
World War II was a long war that devastated many countries in Europe and Asia. The war was divided into two theaters of war. This article is about World War II in Europe and Africa.
Published by Sam Montana 88 months ago in History | +20 votes | 18 comments
A brief and introductory look at whether or not the Quaker Oats Company was formed by Quakers
Published by Alistair Briggs 89 months ago in History | +3 votes | 4 comments
King Henry V siblings. Thomas Lancaster, Duke of Clarence. John Lancaster Duke of Bedford. Humphrey Lancaster Duke of Gloucester. Blanche of England. Philippa of England.Brother of Henry V. Sister of Henry V. First Duke of Clarence. First Duke of Gloucester. First Duke of Bedford.
Published by DeeBee 89 months ago in History | +12 votes | 4 comments
The truth about W.P. Inman, the movie Cold Mountain and it's connection with the North Carolina mountains and the Civil War.
Published by Daryl Putnam 90 months ago in History | +3 votes | 5 comments
In 1750 a small fleet of Spanish galleons and merchant vessels left Havana bound for Cadiz laden with treasure. However, before the fleet could catch the Atlantic trade winds for home it was hit by a hurricane which scattered and decimated the fleet along the coast of North Carolina.
Published by Peter Bilton 90 months ago in History | +22 votes | 6 comments
Lewis Redmond was an outlaw, a bootlegger and distiller of illegal whiskey and a killer from the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina.
Published by Daryl Putnam 90 months ago in History | +3 votes | 7 comments
This is what may happen when you kick someone who is down because they may get up. The life story of Gengis Khan, the Mongol Conqueror illustrates perfectly what can happen.
Published by John Carter 90 months ago in History | +3 votes | 0 comments
Portuguese Indiamen such as the Nossa Senhora dos Martires, brought cargos of exotic merchandise back from the Indian subcontinant and the Orient. The Martires sank at the mouth of the River Tagus on September 14, 1606. The shipwrecks discovery in the 1990Â’s gave archaelogists the opportunity to better understand many aspects of the Portuguese-Asian trade routes
Published by Peter Bilton 91 months ago in History | +15 votes | 2 comments
The Gothic Revival was one of the most significant movements in the history of western architecture. It began as a whimsical style that celebrated a romantic notion of the Middle Ages, but initially there was no real understanding of genuine medieval buildings. That was all changed by an architect named Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin.
Published by MJ5446 91 months ago in History | +15 votes | 12 comments
The Gothic Revival was one of the most significant movements in the history of western architecture. The Gothic style was devised in the Middle Ages; it was the style of the great cathedrals of Northern Europe. Enthusiasm for the style began to reappear in the 18th century. Fundamentally, the Gothic Revival was the resurrection of the Gothic style of the Middle Ages.
Published by MJ5446 91 months ago in History | +12 votes | 7 comments
The remains of a shipwreck discovered at Jupiter Inlet, Florida in 1987 may well be that of the Spanish aviso, San Miguel de Arcangel ( archangel) the wreck site has yielded more than 10,000 artifacts and is of tremendous archaeological interest.
Published by Peter Bilton 91 months ago in History | +11 votes | 2 comments
Amercan gangsters are legendary. Al Capone, Lucky Luciano, Frank Costello, Dutch Schultz, Carlo Gambino, Meyer Lansky, Carlos Marcello, Albert Anastasia, Sam Giancana and Paul Castellano are the top mobsters.
Published by William J. Felchner 91 months ago in History | +15 votes | 8 comments
After German U-boats sank two Mexican oil tankers in early 1942, Mexico declared war on Axis Powers. However the German government disputed the circumstances that surrounded the incident and did not claim to be responsible.
Published by Peter Bilton 91 months ago in History | +9 votes | 4 comments
Excalibur was the magical sword of King Arthur, and it was said to have many interesting qualities. In battle, he who wielded it would smite down all enemies, while he who held its scabbard could suffer no harm.
Published by Gregory Tarleton-Markov 91 months ago in History | +40 votes | 16 comments
There was no legislative branch on that time since the laws of the islands were coming from Spain. The only laws created in the Philippines are those who were ordered by the Governor General.
Published by Jamie Nicole Malig 92 months ago in History | +1 votes | 0 comments
Outlaw biker gangs have been around since the 1940s. Hells Angels, Mongols, Pagans, Outlaws, Bandidos, Vagos, Warlocks, Sons of Silence, Highwaymen and Gypsy Joker are the most notorious outlaw motorcycle clubs.
Published by William J. Felchner 92 months ago in History | +13 votes | 19 comments
Frank Lloyd Wright was one of the most prolific and influential architects of the 20th century. He developed a language of architecture that was unique to the United States. Wright had an incredibly long career, beginning in the late 19th century and lasting until the 1960s. Wright saw the rise and fall of European Modernism. In some ways, he was the American equivalent of the European Modernists, but he actually disliked their work. Wright created buildings that were equally radical, but he ha...
Published by MJ5446 92 months ago in History | +14 votes | 6 comments
Fahrenheit 451 was based on a science-fiction novel by Ray Bradbury (1953). The film was directed by Francois Truffaut, one of the founders of the Nouvelle Vague in French cinema. It was his first film in colour and the only one he made in the English language. It stars Oskar Werner as Montag and Julie Christie in the dual roles of Linda and Clarisse. Both novel and film depict a dystopian society of the near future in which creativity, learning and individuality have been outlawed by a totalita...
Published by MJ5446 92 months ago in History | +6 votes | 2 comments
Y Ddraig Goch, the Red Dragon, features prominently throughout history - appearing in the King Arthur legends, as various battle standards and on the Welsh flag. But from where did it come from?
Published by Gregory Tarleton-Markov 92 months ago in History | +24 votes | 9 comments
The Spanish treasure fleet of 1622 lost many of its ships off the Florida Keys due to a hurricane. Most of the ships have been discovered and salvaged. However there remain at least three vessels that have not yet been discovered.
Published by Peter Bilton 92 months ago in History | +18 votes | 7 comments
In 1922, the tomb of Tutankhamun was discovered by the archaeologist Howard Carter. This was a major event in the history of taste and provoked a craze for Egyptian artefacts, which is sometimes known as ‘Egyptomania’ or ‘Tutmania’. The craze affected cinema, fashion, jewellery and architecture. In particular, the exquisite artefacts of Ancient Egypt were among the major influences on the Art Deco style of design.
Published by MJ5446 92 months ago in History | +24 votes | 9 comments
Pitmatic is local dialect used by mining communities in the counties of Northumberland and Durham in North East England. Pitmatic was spoken throughout the Great Northern Coalfield, from Ashington in Northumberland to Fishburn in County Durham. Formed from the specialised terms used by mineworkers in the local coal pits, it developed as a separate dialect from Northumbrian and Geordie.
Published by MJ5446 92 months ago in History | +14 votes | 7 comments
This artcle examines the concept of Utopia, the ideal society. Utopianism was a central motivation for the Modern Movement in architecture and design: it was the source of Modernism’s tremendous ambition, but also it colossal failures. The artcicle explores some of the Utopian cities built during the 20th century, including Modernist ‘ideal’ cities.
Published by MJ5446 92 months ago in History | +23 votes | 20 comments
The story of HMS Winchester. A British man-of -war that shipwrecked of the coast of Key Largo, Florida in 1695, because her crew had been plagued with disease.
Published by Peter Bilton 92 months ago in History | +16 votes | 9 comments
The shipwreck of the Spanish galleon Urca De Lima was part of the 1715 treasure fleet. The galleon was one of ten ships shipwrecked on FloridaÂ’s east coast. The shipwrecks location was made an underwater preserve by the State of Florida.
Published by Peter Bilton 92 months ago in History | +13 votes | 9 comments
The Greek Revival began in the 1750s but did not reach its peak until the 1820s. Its inception was a slow process which required three main impulses to establish it as a mainstream Georgian style. These were the theories of Laugier, archaeology, and Romanticism.
Published by MJ5446 93 months ago in History | +11 votes | 9 comments
A Newcastle shipping magnate who used his immense wealth to become a major patron of the arts.
Published by MJ5446 93 months ago in History | +6 votes | 5 comments
Rise to power On the 17th of November 1558, Elizabeth finally became Queen of England,. Her actual coronation took place on Sunday January 15, 1559 and with that she had total freedom. She was the Queen of the land, not the unwanted daughter of Henry VIII anymore,.
Published by carol roach 93 months ago in History | +7 votes | 12 comments
A Tamil Bell, located in a Maori village in 1837 by the British missionary William Colenso, caused speculation about who the first Europeans in New Zealand really were.
Published by Val Mills 94 months ago in History | +3 votes | 3 comments
In order to survive the Great Depression, Americans had to change their habits, adapt their lifestyles, and reevaluate their values. This article explores the major cultural impacts made by the Great Depression on Americans during that time.
Published by Karina Miranda 94 months ago in History | +7 votes | 5 comments
The Republic of Britain. Britain became a Republic for eleven years and between 1649 and 1660 no King or Queen reigned in Britain.
Published by Johnny Dod 94 months ago in History | +13 votes | 7 comments
The Spaniards ruled the Philippines for 300 years under these conditions, continually harassed by Chinese pirates, by the Moros (Mohammedans from Mindanao and Sulu), by the Dutch and the English who wanted to take possession of the Islands, and finally by the frequent revolts on the part of the natives.
Published by Athena Goodlight 95 months ago in History | +16 votes | 7 comments
After 1871, Europe was experiencing tremendous material growth produced by the Second Industrial Revolution. The Second Industrial Revolution gave rise to new inventions and products, markets and larger factories, and a new leader in the competitive industry.
Published by Lauren Axelrod 95 months ago in History | +12 votes | 4 comments
Depending on the time of year, basketball can be the most popular sport in America. Whether it is the start of the NBA season, the NBA finals or March Madness, basketball is popular. This is how basketball and the NBA started.
Published by Sam Montana 230 months ago in History | +0 votes | 0 comments
In spite of all the advances in literacy, astrology, science, and medicine, and thinking, the common European had no idea how to interpret new findings in the world of science. When the Scientific Revolution began to disprove past ideals and new ideas were shown to the masses, many Europeans experienced trepidation. Despite the advances in science and the efforts of the scientists of the sixteenth and seventeenth century to demonstrate that the world and universe were governed by discernible law...
Published by Lauren Axelrod 97 months ago in History | +9 votes | 0 comments
Two thousand years of South american civilization were wiped out when the Spaniards killed off the Incas. They brought Christianity, guns and disease to help them.
Published by Louie Jerome 230 months ago in History | +0 votes | 0 comments
Poets of the early nineteenth century objected to the excesses of the Industrial Revolution.
Published by Kathleen Murphy 98 months ago in History | +6 votes | 7 comments
Historical examples of Capital punishment from ancient times until today
Published by Louie Jerome 100 months ago in History | +5 votes | 0 comments
The French Revolution was primarilly caused by the rift between social classes.
Published by Amy Mimm 103 months ago in History | +4 votes | 3 comments
The Great Depression was the worst economic depression in United States history. It started on October 29, 1929, a day known as Black Tuesday when the stock market crashed.
Published by Sam Montana 110 months ago in History | +42 votes | 53 comments
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