Though the Wild West was considerably lawless and uncontrolled, there were laws enforced by local citizens/settlers in the area, including gun control.
Today, while banning pants might seem strange, for the ancient Romans, the controversy around trousers was highly political.
Cartography, the art and science of making maps, is an extremely important but often overlooked discipline. Read on to learn about its history.
Explore the fascinating history of Manichaeism, from its 3rd-century origins through its global expansion to its eventual extinction.
The Dark Ages is a time that has been historically characterized as a dark and dangerous time however, there is evidence that it was peaceful and artistic.
In Ancient Rome, citizens were punished through fines or, in severe cases, even death for wearing purple unless they were of an elite social status.
Germany's invasion of Poland in 1939 sparked the deadliest war in history. Has Germany paid its debts for the atrocities it has committed?
Considering their importance, you might be wondering how the Romans created aqueducts. Here, we will explore the creation of this Ancient Roman invention.
Discover the little-known history of the Barbary Pirates. These Ottoman-backed pirates terrorized Europe's coast and earned a fearsome reputation.
Mustafa Kemal is hailed today as the founder of Modern Turkey. Read more about the extraordinary life of "Ataturk" and his rise to power.
Efficient plumbing systems are taken for granted in the modern world. How did earlier societies manage? Learn today what passed for toilets in Ancient Rome.
This overview of Canadian currency includes its history, prominent figures on bills, and symbols on coins, emphasizing cultural and historical significance.
If Carthage was successful in its aims not only would it have destroyed Rome, but it would have changed world history forever.
The Meiji Restoration brought Japan back from centuries of self-isolation and transformed it into a rising imperial power.
Discover the origins of the Blitzkrieg warfare tactics, where a powerful military force rapidly overwhelms the defenses of its enemies.
Explore the haunting legacy of the Chernobyl disaster, its transformation into a wildlife haven, the impact of tourism, and recent challenges with the war.
This article explores philosophical skepticism, its different types, and why it is an integral component of philosophy.
Discover the countries with the highest number of serial killers, led by the USA, and learn about the most notorious cases worldwide.