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Black Wind - Book Review
There isnít a Clive Cussler novel I donít like. Each one gets me sucked in and refuses to let me go until the book is completely read. What makes the action packed novel even better is the way Cussler incorporates history into each of his books. He didnít disappoint me in Black Wind.
Betsy Ross - The Story of Our Flag
Read an account from the 1800's of General George Washington meeting with Betsy Ross to design the flag of the new country. This is an actual book from the late 1800's with links to articles that dig in more depth to the people and the scenarios. Learn more about our nation's flag.
Betsy Ross - Standing Tall
Betsy Ross is a legend but as with all legends truth and myth become blurred. Learn a little more about this amazing woman who may or may not have sewn the first flag.
Before the Greek Dark Age
Around 1200 B.C., the Dark Age of Greece covered the once thriving Mycenaean civilization making them just a memory in songs and stories. This period, that lasted over three hundred years and left virtually no records behind, left us in the dark as to what happened during these years.
Beatings - Torture Methods in History
When one thinks of torture, images of the rack and other dungeon torture pieces of equipment come to mind. Those instruments were used, but plain old beatings have out lasted all modes of torture down through the years.
Auschwitz was a place designed by the Nazis to bring about the Final Solution. Though it was a place to extract all the Nazis could from the prisoners, it was also a world of its own trying to survive.
Atrocities Toward Women During Egyptian Revolution
In early 2011, Egypt found itself in the midst of a revolutionary change. The steps women took in the Egyptian revolution and the months following could be a contentious tsunami that would sweep across the Arab world at a very high price forcing the status of women to come into question.
The extraordinary work that came out of Classical Greece was the result of the Athenians trying to find escape, peace, and an outlet for all that was going on. To escape war, creative geniuses rose up and became the icons of Classical Greece.
Are Homer's Works Historical?
Homer wrote two of the greatest epics that have lasted for centuries. The Iliad and the Odyssey have given us the most wonderful stories and the most human of characters. But are these fanciful stories just stories to tell children before the midnight fire? Or are these stories founded in history?
Andrew Jackson's Common Background
Andrew Jackson was the first man to look toward the highest office of the new country that was not part of the gentry that had since been the leaders.
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