World History

  • Differing AttitudesToward Technology in the Han and Roman Empires
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    Differing AttitudesToward Technology in the Han and Roman Empires

    by MasonZgoda3 years ago

    Two of the most powerful empires of the ancient world were the Han, in China, and the Romans, in Italy. While both were great and powerful, Han and Roman similarities and differences in valued class, occupation, and...

  • 10 Greatest Religious Leaders in History
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    10 Greatest Religious Leaders in History

    by Kelley13 months ago

    This article suggests a list of the 10 greatest religious leaders in history. A concise biography is also included with the mention of each person.

  • The Lyubov Orlova: A Modern Day Ghost Ship.
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    The Lyubov Orlova: A Modern Day Ghost Ship.

    by Jason Ponic3 months ago

    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.

  • Top 10 Biggest and Best Parties in History
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    Top 10 Biggest and Best Parties in History

    by Blake Atkinson2 years ago

    These are stories about parties that are more expensive, more attended, longer, wilder, and more historic than anything you or I have probably ever attended. Enjoy.

  • 10 Types of Dolls
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    10 Types of Dolls

    by Jenna Ivy3 years ago

    Dolls play many different roles. Some are children's toys, some are used for religious purposes like the voodoo doll, and others are just decorative. Some are creepy and some are cute. Most cultures of the world make...

  • Da Gama, Vespucci, Balboa, & Magellan Lesson
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    Da Gama, Vespucci, Balboa, & Magellan Lesson

    by iijuan1212 months ago

    This is part 3 of a 5 part hands-on unit study on Explorers. Make Da Gama Portuguese land markers, Vespucci parrot puppets, and Balboa hiding-in-a-barrel stick puppets. Search for the Pacific Ocean with Balboa (through...

  • What Is an Example of Civilization?
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    What Is an Example of Civilization?

    by larryfreeman6 years ago

    Recently, I was talking to a colleague at work and I mentioned that civilizations tend to last only 500 years. I had heard this somewhere but I couldn't remember where. Of course, to even begin this discussion raises...

  • What were the World's Largest Passenger Ships?
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    What were the World's Largest Passenger Ships?

    by Jason Ponic3 years ago

    Did you know that the Allure of the Seas is nearly six times larger than the Titanic? While the RMS Titanic is the most famous of these ships, many have claimed the title of World's Largest Passenger Liner. Here is a...

  • The Epic of Gilgamesh: A Mesopotamian Blockbuster
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    The Epic of Gilgamesh: A Mesopotamian Blockbuster

    by Anita Smith2 years ago

    In today's world, a blockbuster movie usually includes a few basic elements; action hero, monsters to defeat, major fight scenes, sex and drugs. The Epic of Gilgamesh is the oldest known work of literature in the...

  • Human Civilization, Progress and Advancement
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    Human Civilization, Progress and Advancement

    by secularist102 years ago

    In the progress of human civilization, two major historical trends have been consequential: the transition to agriculture, and the industrial revolution. These two major events are primarily responsible for certain...

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