Friday, February 12, 2016

The History of Education

As of 2010, 90.7% of all children around the world of primary age (around 7 to 12) were enrolled in school. This leaves only 9.3%...

The Origins of Mining in Australia

Mining and mineral exploration have been a big part of the country's heritage and culture for a long time now. It’s a proud tradition...

What Was The First Civilization?

Today, we talk of "civilization" when referring to almost any widely-settled, urban area. More specifically, we tend to talk of "civilization" as places where...

The History Of The Aquarium and Fish Keeping

Fish have been kept in people’s homes since ancient times and remain a popular pet choice today. Early cultures such as the Egyptians, Romans...

Most Influential People in History

Everything that we see today has a history of its own. The electronic devices we use to read this article were made; they are...

African-American Battles in the Civil War

The Dred Scott decision stated that no one born of African ancestry in the United States could ever be a citizen of that nation....

1001 Things Every American Should Know About American History

Utopian Societies in American History

I started a new series earlier this year based on the book 1,001 Things Everyone Should Know About American History, by historian John Garraty. If...

American Civil War Nicknames

I started a new series on the site based on the book 1,001 Things Everyone Should Know About American History, by historian John Garraty. If...

History in the News

Harry Truman: Now on your Money and on my Top 5

When looking at the presidents that have shaped America’s history, many don’t think of President Harry S Truman. His face doesn’t appear on Mount...

History of People and Places

What Was The First Civilization?

Today, we talk of "civilization" when referring to almost any widely-settled, urban area. More specifically, we tend to talk of "civilization" as places where...

Most Influential People in History

Everything that we see today has a history of its own. The electronic devices we use to read this article were made; they are...
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The History of Education

As of 2010, 90.7% of all children around the world of primary age (around 7 to 12) were enrolled in school. This leaves only 9.3%...