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Importance of Native and Colonial Relations
The Indians were the ones who called the New World home. To the Europeans that arrived on the new shores, the land was completely unknown to them. They did not know what crops would grow, how the weather would influence them, or what was behind the next hill.
Impact of Slave Trade on Africa
Research has showed that the European demand for human bodies played a part in the increase of warfare by offering tribes items that made “warfare more profitable, at least in the short term.”
Impact of Orthodox Church on Kievan Russia
Orthodox Christianity was present at the right time and place to become the religion of Kievan Russia and change its history.
Impact of Grand Banks on Europe and America
The Grand Banks was a natural wonder for the fish it produced. It did so much to impact Europe that most do not even realize.
Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War - A Review
If you love history and are visual, The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War by Margaret E. Wagner might be something you’d be interested. I found a piece of Civil War reference material that I’ve got to have for my library.
If the South Had Won the Civil War - A Review
There are many "what if" scenarios in this world. What would have happened if the South had won the Civil War? How much would be different. Author MacKinlay Kantor takes us into a world that never happened but might have. Discover a whole other historical timeline.
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.
I Have a Dream Speech
Though slavery ended with the Emancipation Proclamation, mankind realized that slavery comes in all forms, shapes, and sizes. It was through this speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., that a new kind of slavery was recognized and slowly dismantled through rhetoric, blood, and determination.
Hushing the Rape of Nanking
Over the years, the events of 1937 Nanking have been challenged by many including veterans, scholars, and others. The details are rarely agreed upon as many find it hard to accept that these events actually happened.
Humanism Making Religion Personal Again
As Luther “carried the study of Ovid, Virgil, and Cicero, in particular, farther than was customary with the professed students of Humanism, and the same with the political works of more modern Latin writers”, he began to find the personal side of religion.
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