An article looking into the living conditions of the urban poor in the 1800s. The 1800s was a time of enormous change. The industrial revolution changed Britain's urban landscape forever.
Memories of "Duck and Cover" drills done in schools back in the 1950's and early 60's. Many people have vivid memories of these drills and at the time there was a cartoon film shown in schools called "Duck and Cover."
Every August 1, sirens sound over Poland's capital Warsaw and people stop whatever they're doing to honor the 200,000 Poles killed during the abortive Warsaw Uprising against the Germans in 1944.
Adolf Hitler was the leader or Führer of Germany from 1933 until 1945. When most people hear his name, they think of the horrible things he caused. He was a madman. But, how did he gain that power?
Memories of the Newbridge Inn which was located North Bellmore, New York. Pizza, beer, airplanes, and bar fights. A personal recollection.
London at the end of Victorian era was the most important city in the world. Take a tour of this city and era with these beautiful pictures of a bygone era.
Charles Dickens, Thomas Carlyle, and John Stuart Mills were products of their environments. They used their works, both fiction and non-fiction, to share their personal experiences and philosophies. By reading their...
Families who could not support their children relied on public support. At first it was the Church, then the cities who did not want beggars and transient workers got involved.
Belgium’s neutrality was guaranteed in perpetuity under a treaty signed in 1839. Germany had issued an ultimatum, and Belgium had refused. Belgium was now facing a formidable foe.
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