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Territorial Expansion in the 1800s
It was obvious that America would move west as the land appeared to go on forever and the population of the East coast was increasing by leaps and bounds. Expansion was unavoidable. Expansion was the only way for the nation to grow and to settle many of the countryís issues in the process.
The Absence of Concern for Palestine
As those in the Middle East looked for guidance from Britain to create nations that would survive after the fall of the Ottomans, Britain began establishing their official policy in the Middle East in particular Palestine.
The Abyss of Politics Today is Childís Play
Iíve said it myself. The politics of today are getting out of hand. They are reaching an all-time low. Others have said it. The truth is that it is not that low yet. The abyss of the politics of today is childís play in comparison to the politics found in the annals of history.
The Acts that Started the American Revolution
This was a shock to the colonists who had had freedom for such a long time. Britain wanted the colonies to pay with higher taxes. The colonists did not exactly protest the fact that taxes might be needed. They were protesting the method and the unreasonableness of the taxes.
The Adoption of the Flag - The Story of Our Flag
Congress was not so quick to adopt the Stars and Strips. It took time and political movements to get the flag approved and it flying all over the thirteen colonies. This piece of a 1898 book describes how it all took place.
The Agency 3 - Book Review
Reading about history can be fun when a little mystery is thrown in. In The Agency 3: The Traitor in the Tunnel, Y.S. Lee brings the reader into Victorian England right into Queen Victoria's home where a young woman is assigned to find a thief. In the process, she finds much more.
The American System
One method the American government used to facilitate economic growth in the early to mid-1800s was providing jobs for the citizens.
The Ancient Order of Druids - Secret Society
Tracing the history of secret societies is typically easy. The United Ancient Order of the Druids is older than most written records.
The Ancient Order of Hibernians - Secret Society
Most secret societies are formed to keep a secret. Why the secrecy? Because most members donít want to face persecution and death. That was the case with many secret societies including the Ancient Order of Hibernians.
The Atlantic - A Book Review
The Atlantic is more than ocean. Throughout history, it helped to shape much of the Western world and was a driving force in the development of the Americas. How much impact did it have?
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