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.
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...
A look at the history of assassinations by guns. A gruesome history of violence and intolerance gone crazy.
Trench warfare world war one A letter from a soldier telling his family of his life in the trenches.
The Chinese Rites Controversy refers to a heated disagreement between 17-18th century Roman Catholic missionaries that resulted in the dissolution of one distinguished monastic order. What caused it?
Biological warfare, slavery and genocide, have all been committed in the name of Empire.
There are over three million shipwrecks on the ocean floor. Here are some of the best examples!
No reign in the history of the world can match the brevity of that of King Louis XIX of France, who abdicated the throne a mere 20 minutes after receiving it.
This is part 2 of a 5 part hands-on unit study on Explorers. Go on a compass treasure hunt, eat sailor food, jump across the parts of a caravel ship, act out Columbus' journey, and more! My lessons are geared toward...
Jamaican history from the time Christopher Columbus came through to Emancipation.