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European Possession of Africa
The carving up of the African continent did not follow traditional tribal lines. The European nations chose their own boundaries. Tribes were now split apart and meshed with other tribes. To the Europeans, they were all the same.
Damage Europe did to Africa
Africa existed long before Europe had the technology and courage to begin exploring the large continent. When it did, valuable resources were discovered that would change the face of African history forever. Europe needed the resources that Africa possessed.
Andrew Jackson as a Common Man
The surprise rise of Andrew Jackson as a political favorite was not due to his experience or connections. He was the man Americans felt represented them the best.
The American System
One method the American government used to facilitate economic growth in the early to mid-1800s was providing jobs for the citizens.
Challenges Africa Faced with Independence
With independence, Africa has found itself with challenges in the political and economic areas. Africa before colonialism was not the same Africa during or after. The tribes that existed were no longer. European powers had redefined areas of Africa causing tribes to be split apart and meshed with ot
The Truth Behind the Princes in the Tower
This goes back hundreds and hundreds of years to the time the Tudors came to the throne. Edward IV was dying. His son was to become king, but being a minor Edward made his brother Richard protector. All manners of suspicious activities occurred leading to one of the greatest mysteries in history.
Territorial Expansion in the 1800s
It was obvious that America would move west as the land appeared to go on forever and the population of the East coast was increasing by leaps and bounds. Expansion was unavoidable. Expansion was the only way for the nation to grow and to settle many of the country’s issues in the process.
Beginnings of Mormans and the Gold Plates
It is never easy to sum up a religious sect in a paragraph or a complete series of books. Nothing is black and white when it comes to doing that. The Mormons are no exception to this.
China, UN, and the Korean War
Everything was coming down to the Soviets versus the United States with all other countries used as pawns in the highly strategic chess game. In regards to the Korean War, China became the communist representative that battled the capitalists.
What is Historical Fiction?
In a sense, this is an oxymoron. How can anything historical be fiction? It contradicts each other. Ah, but it is not history that is fiction. It is fiction with an historical basis.
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