Eighteenth Century History
During the 18th Century, political thinkers exposed the injustices within society. This prompted many changes towards the idea of enlightenment. Are we enlightened today? Or just as blind as the past?
This article is about the colonial woman and the modern woman in the family setting.
Today, it is common to compare the American and French Revolutions. But how much do they really have in common? In this essay, I argue that they have little to do with each other.
And so the young princess from one of the poorest and most insignificant principalities in Germany, House of Anhalt, arrived in Russia and began her journey to greatness, Sophie, who would become Grand Duchess Ekaterina...
George Muller: A Biographical Summary of the Man Who Fed Orphans and Received Millions by Prayer Alone
When I think about George Muller, the story that comes to mind is when those that ran the orphanage he started came to him one day, anxious because they had no food left to feed the children. George calmly told them to...
Bartholomew "Black Bart' Roberts although not the most famous pirate of the seven seas was certainly the most prolific pirate of the Golden Age of Piracy. He became a pirate not by choice but by force; however, he...
While most think of the US Virgin Islands as a vacation paradise, it wasn't always paradisaical for its residents. These tropical islands were colonized by Europeans in the early 18th century in order to establish a...
In 1790, to escape the French Revolution, about 500 men, women and children fled to the United Stets, bound for the Ohio territory around what is now Gallipolis, Ohio. This passage is a recap of what happened.
Marie Antoinette of France was known for her extravagance and frivolity, but was the infamous 'Affair of the Diamond Necklace' one of the catalysts of the French Revolution?
A photo essay of the historic Felt Mansion, from its launch by the visionary, Dorr Felt, to its deterioration and haunting, to its rescue led by persistent history lover, Patty Hoezee Meyer!
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