history

Past politicians, legislation and political movements have changed the course of history in ways both big and small. Welcome to our blast to the past.

Sanjeet Saini2 days ago
'Death of Socrates' Painting Analysis
A well-known painter in the neo-classical era, Jacques-Louis David became one of the most famous artists in history with his impactful works of art. With pieces such as the Oath of Horatii, The Death ...
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Dr. Williams2 days ago
The Greenback
When the Kingston Trio came out with their rendition of "Greenback Dollar" with the lyrics saying, "I don't give a damn about a greenback dollar I spend it just as fast as I can," today, half of that ...
Phill Ross8 days ago
Night Hawkers
Over the last few hundred years, the discovery of many ancient artifacts has helped to uncover the stories of our past here in the United Kingdom. Stunning finds—such as the infamous Saxon treasure of...
Kenny C8 days ago
History of Quebec
Quebec is the French-speaking province located in the Eastern part of Canada. This province is home to the majority of Canada’s French-speaking residents and is predominantly francophone. The capital ...
Rich Monetti13 days ago
Rye Celebrates 350th Anniversary
The home of John Jay, Rye celebrates its 350th anniversary this year. Historically rich, a “Tenacious” population of African American survivors and Gilded Age railroad commuters, the Knapp House, and ...
CosCom Writers15 days ago
The Origin of African Slavery in America and Its Contribution to American Society
Most African-Americans in the United States are descendants of Africans taken as slaves to the New World settlements between 1501 and 1808. If European settlers could build their society, it is largel...
Best Political One-Liners in History
Great moments in history are often defined by the words used to describe the events. From ancient Roman critics to the modern era of political journalism, words have grown bigger than even the powerfu...
Robyn Welbornea month ago
Julius Caesar: Friend or Foe?
Julius Caesar and Pompey shared a special love/hate relationship within their personal and political life. To Caesar, Pompey represented a father figure to him; yet Caesar saw within himself to one da...
Robyn Welbornea month ago
The Church, the Tribes, and the Roman Empire
“Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall. (Proverbs 16:18) Usually we just abbreviate it to “pride goeth before a fall”.” (Glen, ‘The King’s English’). A universally famous...
T.P Schofielda month ago
The Rise of 20th Century Fascism
To acolytes of Fascist ideology, the First World War served to reiterate their deep-seated belief that Liberal Democracy was essentially antiquated. They believed a heavily nationalistic, autocratic f...
Peter Carriveaua month ago
The Fall of the Modern GOP
This ain't your daddy's GOP anymore. The Republican party has undergone many transformations in its 160 year existence. It was the birthplace of modern progressivism, at least that's what Teddy Roosev...
Robert Wellsa month ago
President Trump Is the Logical Conclusion of the Republican Party
Today’s Republican party is unrecognizable from 1865. In that year, Republican President Abraham Lincoln and future Republican President Ulysses Grant oversaw the defeat of the southern Confederacy, t...
Childhood and Adolescence of Alexander The Great
Alexander was born in the year of 356 BC of mother Olympias, priestess of Zeus-Amon, and father Philip II. king of Macedon. At the moment of his birth, two eagles were flying over the Macedon's court,...
Milica Markovic2 months ago
John Locke's Democratic Self-Rule: An Analysis
John Locke’s political theory has often been described as moving towards a principle of democratic self-rule. His differences from traditionally democratic behaviour are characterised by the notions o...
Selena Huerta2 months ago
Equiano
Throughout the journey from Africa to Montserrat, Equiano possessed a strong conscience, curiosity, dedication, and overall, high morals. Even though he was separated from his sister in the process, h...
T.P Schofield2 months ago
Winston Churchill - The Fraud
Winston Churchill’s demigod-like status is unrivaled in the field of British political history; he was a personification of "Britishness" encompassing the very values that put the "Great" in Great Bri...
Shandi Pace2 months ago
How John F. Kennedy Became a Cultural Icon
Tensions reached new heights due to marches on civil rights, women’s rights, the never-ending war in Vietnam and farmworker conditions. Although the majority of these movements began peacefully, the o...
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Ally 2 months ago
Anne Frank
What happened to Anne Frank after she was arrested? “I want to go on living, even after my death” (Anne Frank, House). Anne Frank was a 13-year-old Jewish girl who was one of the many who suffered thr...