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Survival in Auschwitz - A Book Review
The personal accounts of the Holocaust take us right into the concentration camps and show us the life of a prisoner. Primo Levi tells in his book, Survival in Auschwitz, of his own personal time in the camp as a young scientist who learned how to survive.
Martin Luther's Humanism Education
To understand Luther and the Protestant Reformation, one has to understand humanism. This Renaissance was a movement that would have man taking control of their own lives and souls: “man was now the creator of his own destiny.”
Ibn Battuta: Travels in Asia and Africa 1325-1354
Ibn Battuta’s account of his travels to Mecca on pilgrimage is an extremely interesting read describing the Middle East during the European Middle Ages. These descriptions can be found in many European accounts, but this one is seen through the eyes of someone native to the land and the customs.
Stablizing the American Economy After Revolution
In the 1790s, America was still floundering, economically, to find its footing after pulling away from Britain. It would take individual determination and political maneuverings to get American economically stable and strong.
Failure of Articles of Confederation
The Articles of Confederation were created out of fear and were a reflection of “the wariness by the states of a strong central government.”
Role of Newspapers in American 1790s
There was no CNN or Internet to promote political opinions in the 1790s or any time during the American development stage.
American Revolution Inspired Shays Rebellion
The farmers involved in Shays’ Rebellion and other similar gatherings throughout Massachusetts found their inspiration in their leaders of the American Revolution.
Ancient Greece - A Book Review
The study of ancient civilizations can be overwhelming. There is so much information along with strange and exotic names and customs. It takes a well laid out book like Ancient Greece: A Political, Social, and Cultural History to help explain it.
The Beginning of the Reformation in Humanism
The Catholic Church had grown to be the leader in the Christian religion during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Yet, its time in the garden of unquestionable power was to end as a new thought arose. Humanism was a tidal wave that hit Europe.
Support for Shays Rebellion in Declaration
The early administration of the federal government under the U.S. Constitution would look back on Shays’ Rebellion as a “healthy and essentially harmless expression of popular discontent by American farmers” which “prompted an excessive and unnecessary military response.”
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