For many, Imhotep is an evil spell-casting character from Hollywood horror films. In reality this Egyptian High Priest was quite probably the first genius in recorded history. This page tells you why.
This article covers the novel by Alan Taylor entitled "American Colonies", and answers specific questions from each chapter in the novel. This article should assist AP American History students.
There are over three million shipwrecks on the ocean floor. Here are some of the best examples!
Like a modern Flying Dutchman, the abandoned Russian cruise ship has been adrift for over a year. With only cannibalistic rats on board, the ship is on a collision course with the Irish coastline.
My first year teaching I was dying to see other teachers' plan books, but most of them were either blank or didn't seem suitable for our students ("high-risk" with poor reading skills). After teaching American history...
Rationing in Stoneybatter Ireland during World War Two. Memories in Dublin of The Emergency.
The tomb of Qin Shi Huang, the First Emperor of China, has never been excavated. Is this because there is a curse on those who enter the tomb or are there more scientific, practical reasons?
Was slavery in the Americas as bad as it has been historically portrayed? What other types of labor did slaves perform other than picking cotton on Georgia's huge antebellum plantations? This article examines some...
Anastasia Romanov was believed to have escaped the brutal killing of her family. Many years later, there was a woman who claimed to have been the true Anastasia. She went by the name Anna Anderson.
History of marriage in America in the 1800s and early 1900s. Views and roles of husbands and wives. Age at marriage statistics, sex and sexuality in marriage, societal expectations of husbands and wives in the late 19th...