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Burschenschaft - Old German Secret Societies
Many secret societies begin with the young and those in universities. One group in Germany that rose up to create a united Germany was the Burschenschaft. They were the driving force of the 1848 Revolution.
Carbonari - A Society for Government Overthrows
When one thinks of secret societies, they think of power and clandestine meetings with evil purpose. Many of these societies others are secret because they admit they are trying to overthrow the government. The Carbonari was such a group.
Carpetbaggers and the New Social South
The social aspect was also a major change in the South. It would take quite a bit of adjustment for both the blacks and the whites. It was also an aspect that carpetbaggers could take advantage of as well as give a large amount of aid.
Carpetbaggers and the South's Economy
The change in the economic status of the entire country played a major part in the treatment of the new freed slaves and the role of the carpetbagger. It began with the change in the status of the slaves combined with the effects of war on the land.
Causes of Greco-Persian Wars
The catalyst for the first Persian war stemmed from a revolt by Greek Ionians. It was instigated by Aristagoras, economic burdens, and a feeling of being treated unfairly by the Empire.
Causes of the War of 1812
As with any conflict, there is rarely any one action that causes the final blow in declaring war. This can be said about the War of 1812 between Great Britain and the United States.
Causes of Westward Expansion in America
Westward expansion was one of the most complicated and deep phases of American history as well as something that was crucial in developing the nation into what it is today. It did not occur for any one particular reason. It was a spider web of reasons that pushed it and gave it such depth.
Challenges Africa Faced with Independence
With independence, Africa has found itself with challenges in the political and economic areas. Africa before colonialism was not the same Africa during or after. The tribes that existed were no longer. European powers had redefined areas of Africa causing tribes to be split apart and meshed with ot
Changes Thomas Jefferson Brought
Thomas Jefferson’s election to the office of presidency changed much about the American world.
Charlemagne as Germanic King and Roman Emperor
Charlemagne was a ruler that has left his mark on the annals of history. In reality, Charlemagne was not just a Germanic king or a Roman Emperor. He was the perfect combination of both.
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