Black and Tan Raids in Ireland in 1921. Life during the Irish War of Independence. Balbriggan
Who were the most noteworthy ancient Egyptian queens and why? This article focuses on Queen of the Nile such as Nefertiti, Hatshepsut, Nefertari, and Cleopatra.
Medieval treatment for the Black Death ranged from the weird to the desperate, but ultimately, all the cures for the Black Death were ineffective. Find out about the attempted remedies for the plague.
This is part 3 of a 4 part hands-on unit study on Westward Expansion and Pioneers. Pan for "gold," bake Gold Rush Sourdough Biscuits, race to deliver mail on the Pony Express, build the Transcontinental Railroad out of...
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.
Richard III's mitochondrial DNA was a match, but not his Y chromosome linking him to the Plantagenet Line...Richard III's claim is through his descent in a female line, so does it matter?
The invention of chili powder and rise of chili in the United States started with the dream of a young German immigrant from New Braunfels, Texas.
Greek mythology and poem "The sunflower".
The tiny feet of women who had their feet bound since childhood in China were deemed attractive, erotic, and a sure way to find a rich husband. Foot binding was painful, but practiced in old China.
What are the 10 greatest archaeological artifacts in the world? This article provides an excellent list.