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Palestine and the Arab Israeli Conflict Review
Reading a book on the history of an area is great, but just reading secondary sources always leaves a true history lover feeling like they have missed something. But when an author incorporates primary source documents and not just quotes here and there, you have stumbled on a gold mine.
Patriots of African Descent - A Review
Learning about one’s own family history is fun. One of the best parts is that it makes history come alive. That is what Patriots of African Descent in the Revolutionary War does.
Persecution Toward the Holocaust
Religious persecution continued in Europe with the massacre of the Huguenots of France and anyone who was on the opposite religious side of the current ruler in England. It was in late eighteenth century that focus on a common enemy turned from race or religion. It focused on class.
Plain Jane - A Book Review
Henry VIII is known for the many women he went through in order to get a male heir and a few extra. This is a story of the one woman who was able to give him that son. The surprising part is that no one had thought her capable of getting any husband much less becoming Queen of England.
Political Changes from Jackson's Presidency
As Andrew Jackson entered the presidential political arena, American politics were slowly changing. The playing field was changing. Politics would no longer be the way it had been in the first few elections of the new country.
Pirating is a dirty trade, but at times in history it has become a noble one.
Problem with Complete Victory in Civil War Battles
For all the ferocity and blood-letting of Civil War battles, the fact is that few were ever decisive. Why were victorious troops unable to achieve complete, total victories at famous battles like Shiloh, Chancellorsville, and Chattanooga? Bad luck and bad decisions played a major part.
Proper Historical Citation
An historical research paper or essay requires the proper citation. Citations tell your reader that you have researched and your information can be referenced. Citations are important and need to be done the right way. History papers should always be cited and cited properly.
Proper Sources for an Historical Research Paper
Not just any source will be good for a research paper. Just because a book, website, or video says what you want does not mean that it should be part of your bibliography. You need to be very selective in what you use as a source in an historical research paper.
Reasons for Exploration
What made man explore his world and venture forth? What prompted the exploration of our history?
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