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.

CosCom Writers9 months 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 Welborne9 months 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 Welborne9 months 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 Schofield9 months 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 Carriveau9 months 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 Wells10 months 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...
Francis Y. Algonkin10 months ago
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,...
Mimo le Singe10 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 Huerta10 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 Schofield10 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 Pace10 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 a year 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...
Thabani Milesa year ago
Village Ghetto Land
Disclaimer: The views expressed are my own and I do not intend them to be taken as fact. I do not own any of the images and video used.
Rich Monettia year ago
The Origins of the Term Socialized Medicine and How Mad Men Sank Our Chance for National Healthcare in 1948
Back in 2008, the smoke cleared, we wiped our noses, and finally got healthcare reform. Gesundheit!! Well, sort of… With a universal acceptance of a system in dire need of repair, I envisioned congres...
Sarah Eubanksa year ago
A Glimpse of LGBT History
Gay history is far less known than any other type of history. I could tell you more about the US capitals or photosynthesis than the history of the LGBTQ+ community, the people within it, and the symb...
Rachel a year ago
How To Judge Figures Like Christopher Columbus
To what degree do we judge the individuals that founded and/or aided in the development and success of our country? Christopher Columbus has occupied a position of scrutiny in the limelight of contemp...
Kimberly Alcorna year ago
Please Don’t Forget
I just read an article by the Washington Post that states surveys show two-thirds of Millenials don’t know what the Holocaust is. At first, I was almost in shock and I thought, “That can’t be right......