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France and Russia Reactions to Enlightenment
There were many differences between the various sections of Europe in how they developed internally.
France's Reaction to Revolutions and Change
During the 19th century, France and Russia were two of the most changing European powers. They had not advanced as far as Britain had in restricting the monarchy and creating a government that was more for the people by the people.
Freemasons - A Famous Secret Society
The Freemasons have captured the conspiracy minded people around the world for hundreds of years. The secret meetings and signs promote rumors and accusations that range from satanic worship to controlling the world powers. Yet, what is the true history of the Freemasons?
From Prejudice to Genocide - A Book Review
There are history books that just give long narratives that make you yearn for a picture or map to break the monotony from the information overload. Then there are the books that have just as much information or more but in a manner that is invitingly educational.
Grand Firmament - Alliance of Secret Societies
During times of unrest, revolutionary groups can emerge from every crevice. Rumor has it that the Grand Firmament was the connection between them all and helped guide them though they might be far away.
Great Reforms of Alexander II
During the reign of Alexander II, many reforms were instituted that changed Russia forever. These reforms brought the nation in line with Western Europe and helped the nation find a firmer footing within itself and with the rest of the world. Yet, these reforms did not come without a cost.
Greek Versus Persian Military
When the Persian and Greek armies clashed for the very first time, the strengths of each side pushed the enemy forward while the weaknesses pulled them back. Each individual strength and weakness would become very important in determining the outcome of each battle.
Hadrianís Wall in Britain, along with the Limes Germanica in southern Germany, was built by the Romans around 122 A.D. Both walls were used as boundary lines to separate the Empire from the barbarians that could not be tamed.
Haven - A Book Review
Ruth Gruberís Haven... tells the story of the Holocaust as well as the story of the 1000 men, women, and children refugees who were allowed into the United States during World War II.
Heinrich Schliemann and His Discoveries
Luck can play a part in history. Heinrich Schliemann proved that when he discovered the site of ancient Troy. Though scholars did not believe in Homer's Troy, Heinrich showed the world that great works of literature can have an historical basis.
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