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Second Inaugral Address - George Washington
The first president of the United States of America was elected to a second term. In a short, but sincere speech, George Washington accepts this position.
Secret Society of Ordo Templis Orientis
There are hundreds if not thousands of secret societies around the world. Many of them are names that are recognized by most. Others are less well-known but have been around as long or are closely related. One such secret society is the Ordo Templis Orientis.
Significance of Japan's Meiji period
The Meiji period in Japan was a period of transition that moved the nation from the past into the future that the contact with the West had initiated.
Sir Arthur Evans
Many people dedicate their lives to history and uncovering the past. Sir Arthur J. Evans was one of the most well-known in the late 1800s. His discoveries of the Minoans still fascinate historians today.
Slavery in America
Slavery in America was not a new institution. It was though a very brutal one that brought slave treatment into the world's view and helped bring down its reign.
Slavery Within Africa
Slavery was widespread throughout Africa as tribes would fight other tribes and take prisoners of war turning them into slavery. Slavery did not originate in the same tribe.
Slaves in the Western American Territories
As the west began to expand with more and more Americans, many of them were bringing their slaves with them to continue the way of life they were familiar with. It was not strange or out of the ordinary but it have huge impacts for the future of the country.
South Africa's Attraction to Europe
The land of South Africa was what first drew colonists to the area as it was full of “watercourses and shorelines.” It gave opportunity for “growth of pastoralism and….fostering large scale polities.”
Sovereignty and Standby
John MacFarlane discussed in “Sovereignty and Standby: The 1964 Conference on UN Peacekeeping Forces” the desire of having resources earmarked for United Nations use and the issue of sovereignty that arose as the topic was discussed by more and more of UN members.
Spartacus - An Historical Review
The classical movie, Spartacus can be a great way to study history.
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