The nucleus of the people called Kikuyu today came from the land of Ancient Egypt, during the reign of Pharaoh Akhenaten. They used the Ethiopia route to get to Mount Kenya. According to evidence from power handing over ceremony described below, it took less than thirty (30) years for the first...
Towards the end of World War II Dresden was all but destroyed when hundreds of Allied aircraft dropped bombs and incendiary devices on the city.
The Tudors are cool again. For the past few centuries Henry VIII has been regarded as a bloated, ulcerated wife-killer whilst his unfortunate assortment of spouses have been reduced to a playground ditty - "Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived". Then in 2007 The Tudors, hit our...
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 other common slave duties on some of the most famous early slave plantations in the...
The Titanic sank in 1912. Mr and Mrs Goodwin and their 6 Children all died. They were in third class accommodation. They had booked another ship to travel to America but because there was strike on at the time they were transferred to the Titanic. This is their story.
The Victorians are well known for the rules they followed to maintain a place in 'polite society'. For us today, many of these 'rules' are shocking and downright weird!
Watch a video of my hike up to the top of the Tocobaga Tribe's ceremonial mound located in beautiful Safety Harbor, FL. Learn the intriguing history of this amazing yet extinct Native Tocobaga tribe of the Tampa Bay area.
The Celtic Picts of Scotland were the original inhabitants and genetic research today confirms that they were the original "Scots.
It was 150 years ago that the Civil War ravaged the United States. One particularly dark memory is the thousands that died at Andersonville Prison. These photos show it as it is today.
All the Notes for Give me Liberty! An American History by Eric Foner Chapter 11. Almost the entire book is included. Your welcome.