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Chasing the Nightbird - a Book Review
Teaching history to a child, even a teenager, can be difficult if they donít have a love for history and learning. Teaching history through a good story has the reader absorbing all this education while following adventurous youths. I found this when I read Krista Russellís Chasing the Nightbird.
Chengli and the Silk Road Caravan - Book Review
Young adults, mainly those just becoming teenagers, love adventure. If it is done well, the child can learn much about geography, history, cultures, and other areas without even knowing it. I found this to be true with Hildi Kangís Chengli and the Silk Road Caravan.
China, UN, and the Korean War
Everything was coming down to the Soviets versus the United States with all other countries used as pawns in the highly strategic chess game. In regards to the Korean War, China became the communist representative that battled the capitalists.
Choosing an Historical Research Topic
Writing an historical research paper can be stressful. It can be worse when the instructor requires you to choose the topic and create your own thesis statement. But not any topic will be acceptable.
Christianity's Contribution to the Fall of Rome
The great Roman Empire was large and intricate. As Christianity grew, church officials taking over the administration of areas of the Empire helped to cripple the awe-inspiring civilization and took Christianity from a matter of the soul to that of running nations.
Church and State in the Middle Ages
St. Augustine saw the church and the state as separate entities though they influenced each other greatly. Augustine saw the entities as separate and not one.
Cold War and Colonialism
The Cold War became a silent active war waged between espionage and political plays in pulling more countries to the sides of democracy and communism.
Cold War as Reality in Decolonized Asia
The abrupt and reluctant decolonization of Asia was a major contributor to the tensions of the Cold War in the Far East. The Asian front of the Cold War became a visual representation of the deep and widening United States/Soviet Union conflict.
Columbus Letter to the Spanish Crown
Too often, the actual letters of famous are ignored. Only intense historians take the time to look at them. The following is a letter from Christopher Columbus to the King and Queen of Spain sometime during the 1490s.
Complete American Independence
In the 1790s, America was still floundering, economically, to find its footing after pulling away from Britain. It would take individual determination and political maneuverings to get American economically stable and strong.
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