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Major Contributions To The European Civilization During The Middle Ages Major Contributions To The European Civilization During the Middle Ages We all seem to equate the Middle Ages with the notion of being static both in terms of cultural and ideological development, and in material pr...

 

1535 days

 Date: 07/09/15 06:11   in : History_Other 

Characteristics Of A Civilization The urban revolution of the building of the first cities took place in 3100-2900 BC, the Jemdet Nasr Period. The changes in human settlement patterns from isolated settlements to larger village communities continued. The first civilization appears in the ...

 

1632 days

 Date: 04/02/15 14:03   in : History_Other 

Neolithic Era In any civilization, the most important component is its social organization, which consists of the way the people are group according to social classes and their way of life. In essence civilization evolved from the Neolithic era due to population growth. The Neolithic peri...

 

1622 days

 Date: 04/12/15 10:44   in : History_Other 

Tommy Douglas When considering the giants of Canadian politics, T.C. Douglas surely stands at the forefront. Tommy Douglas was a remarkable Canadian whose contributions have helped to shape our great nation. Although he is most famous as the founding father of Medicare, the most advanced ...

 

The Writings Of American History From The Puritans To The Present Contemporary American historians write about almost everything that has affected nearly everybody. They write about agriculture, housework, illness, leisure, banking systems, sever systems, etc. Their new history touches ...

 

1478 days

 Date: 09/03/15 20:30   in : History_Other 

The Great Leap Forward Humans have gone through many major developmental stages since distant relatives diverged from gorillas and chimps. This divergence is believed to have begun 6-10 million years ago; it was not a simple overnight process. Approximately 4 million years ago one signif...

 

1499 days

 Date: 08/13/15 09:53   in : History_Other 

From Cork To America: The Irish Immigration From Cork to America: The Irish Immigration To understand the reasons why millions of Irish people to immigrate to America, we must know the "push and pull" factors, starting from the situation of Ireland before the Great Famine. Unfortunately ...

 

1553 days

 Date: 06/21/15 00:47   in : History_Other 

First Indochina War During the first Indochina War, the perspectives of the combatants, both French and Vietminh, differed greatly. Each side faced different obstacles and had to overcome varied setbacks and problems. The Vietminh faced serious issues, such as disease, while the French ...

 

1622 days

 Date: 04/13/15 00:20   in : History_Other 

Breastfeeding, Is Breast Best? In today’s society breastfeeding is a controversial issue. Perhaps this is because people tend to form opinions before they know the facts. Take a minute and ask yourself a few simple questions. What do you really know about breast milk? How is produced? How...

 

1632 days

 Date: 04/02/15 12:07   in : History_Other 

The Reshaping Of Everyday Life The cultural and developmental aspects of American history in the 17th and 18th centuries are certainly among the most important and influential factors in the shaping of this country's long and storied history. The society that existed at that time had very...

 

1637 days

 Date: 03/29/15 07:08   in : History_Other 

The Rape Of Nanking If the phrase “crimes against humanity” was coined exclusively to describe the atrocities committed against the innocent Chinese trapped in wartime Nanking, both Asians and Westerners, living in present times, should not be surprised. Although the incident in Nanking...

 

1566 days

 Date: 06/08/15 08:15   in : History_Other 

Slave Ship And Rice Slaves The film “Slave Ship” seems to align significantly with the modern day view of how slaves were both treated and recognized. It shows the harshness of the delivery methods used, the ethnocentric belief system, and the all-together inhumane techniques practiced a...

 

1608 days

 Date: 04/26/15 13:31   in : History_Other 

Frederick Douglas Vs. Venture Smith Frederick Douglass and Venture Smith and Their Quest for FREEDOM Slavery, a prominent and very controversial issue in the 17th and 18th century, affected the lives of many people. This affected people both directly and indirectly. Those incarcerated...

 

Renaissance, Reformation, Scientific Revolution And Age Of Exploration The definition of a humanist is a person who specializes in the humanities, the study of grammar, rhetoric, history, and poetry. During the Renaissance, Reformation, Scientific Revolution, and Age of Exploration, huma...

 

1521 days

 Date: 07/22/15 22:03   in : History_Other 

The Oration On The Dignity Of Man The hand-out, “Oration on the Dignity of Man”, brings up various and many key points which relate to the ideas and beliefs of the Renaissance period. The article itself expresses Pico’s idea that an individual is limited only by his own visions and i...

 

1596 days

 Date: 05/08/15 15:52   in : History_Other 

Religions Christianity grew from a small group of followers into a full fledged religion in the fourth to the sixth century when the Roman Catholic Church replaced the Roman Empire. The church was now head of authority and set all the laws as the Pope looked over the states. They establis...

 

1506 days

 Date: 08/07/15 08:43   in : History_Other 

The Olmec Civilization The Olmec civilization was quite possibly the first true civilization in Mesoamerica, located in the tropical lowlands of Mexico. They produced the earliest sophisticated art and their distinctive style provided a model for the Maya, Aztec and other later civilizat...

 

1600 days

 Date: 05/04/15 23:18   in : History_Other 

The Life Of Ancient Egyptians Ancient Egypt has bequeathed us an enormous testimony to the skill and genius of its artists -- draughtsman, painters, relief-carvers and sculptors. The coming pages testify to their creations, but here we shall focus on the men themselves, their working tech...

 

1462 days

 Date: 09/19/15 09:45   in : History_Other 

The History Of The Nun Aphra Behn’s The History of the Nun illustrates the importance of decision making and keeping vows, particularly the “Sacred Vow, made to God only,” through the life of the main character Isabella (Behn). The reader witnesses the perfect, simplistic nature of Isabe...

 

1519 days

 Date: 07/24/15 11:16   in : History_Other 

The Industrial Revolution In order to fully understand the causes of the Industrial Revolution you must first understand what it was. The Industrial Revolution can be viewed as perhaps the most significant and far-reaching, influential transformation of human culture since the adven...

 

1482 days

 Date: 08/31/15 04:54   in : History_Other 

Marco Polo: The Travels Marco Polo, born in 1254, is one of the most famous travelers in the world. “The Travels of Marco Polo” summarizes the adventures Polo experienced across Europe and Asia. According to history, Polo was the first European to cross the entire continent from Europe to...

 

1459 days

 Date: 09/23/15 00:46   in : History_Other 

The Genocide In Rwanda “Things whose existence is not morally comprehensible cannot exist” Primo Levi’s observation of the Jewish Holocaust. The Polish author Raphael Lemkin was the first to coin the phrase ‘genocide’. Lemkin was working as the Polish advisor to the United States War ...

 

1610 days

 Date: 04/24/15 21:56   in : History_Other 

The Epic Of Gilgamesh The ancient Mesopotamian writing, The Epic of Gilgamesh, gives readers insight into the traditions and customs of the people who wrote it. Like all epics, The Epic of Gilgamesh is the story of a heroic national figure: this epic gives the story of the life of Gilgame...

 

1586 days

 Date: 05/18/15 09:33   in : History_Other 

The Firing End What a person thought of European intervention, particularly their involvement in slave trade, depended on which end of the firearm they were on. Although Europe did not invent slavery, the slave trade that went on between Europe, Africa and the Americas involved an unprece...

 

1492 days

 Date: 08/20/15 17:29   in : History_Other 

Day Of The Dead This is an ancient festivity that has been much transformed through the years, but which was intended in prehispanic Mexico to celebrate children and the dead. Hence, the best way to describe this Mexican holiday is to say that it is a time when Mexican families remember t...