Works of history explore a person, event, or
other meaningful part of the past. These works examine the subject in detail,
especially as the subject relates to subsequent events or how the subject had
an impact on society.
In 2012, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) listed over 9,000 plant and animal species as either critica...
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We’ve only one planet to live on, so the preservation of natural resources for our children and grandchildren is up to us. This...
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In 1879, author Robert
Louis Stevenson traveled from Great Britain to New York. From there, he took a
train across the United...
Women’s History Month is traditionally held in March, but the study of women’s history is valuable all twelve months of the yea...
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Helen Keller (1880-1968)
was an inspiration to many. Although she was born with normal sight and
hearing, she lost both at a ...
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Forty-four men have
served as President of the United States. They have lead the country through
wars, economic depressions, ...
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The United States and Canada observe Black
History month in February; the United Kingdom observes it in October. While the
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There are many unsung
African American heros and heroines in science and technology. Their
contributions are often unknown to...
For centuries, humans have
attempted to codify the rights, privileges, responsibilities, and freedoms each
person has in a so...
The French Revolution
began in 1789 and took the idea of modern democracy from the fledgling United
States to Europe. A perio...
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