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Why Did Europe Colonize America?

Europeans colonized the Americas to enhance their power and influence over world affairs, as well as ease their hunger for gold, silver, and other precious metals.

May 22, 2020 07:13

How Did Lincoln And Douglas Disagree About Slavery?

Multiple debates in which Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas came together and discussed important social and political issues, took place in 1858 during the elections for the state of Illinois.

May 20, 2020 09:30

What Was The Holodomor?

The Holodomor was an act of genocide against the Ukrainian peasantry that was carried out by Stalin and the Soviet Union from 1932-33.

May 18, 2020 00:26

The History Of Upper And Lower Canada

Upper Canada was located nearest the source of the St. Lawrence, “upriver”. In contrast, Lower Canada was closest to the source of the St. Lawrence, “downriver”.

May 11, 2020 11:27

What Was The Dust Bowl?

From 1931 to 1939, around 75 percent of the U.S. was plagued by a natural disaster termed the 'Dust Bowl.'

May 8, 2020 08:37

Who Were The Tuskegee Airmen?

Beating the odds, the Tuskegee Airmen went to amass an exemplary wartime record and led the way for desegregation in the military.  

May 8, 2020 08:17

10 Important People From Ancient Rome

From poetry to politics, tactical brilliance to one of the most tragic of love stories of all time, read on to learn more about 10 influential people in Ancient Rome.

May 7, 2020 12:53

Native American History: The Cherokee

Cherokees are part of the Iroquois group of North American Indian tribes, which also includes Mohawk, Seneca, Cayuga, and Oneida.

April 29, 2020 16:17

What Was The Sandy Hook Shooting?

The 20-year old perpetrator of the Sandy Hook Shooting used semiautomatic weapons that had actually been purchased by his mother.

April 23, 2020 14:06

What Was The Ecole Polytechnique Massacre?

The Ecole Polytechnique Massacre was an act of violence against women in Montreal, Canada on December 6th, 1989. This massacre occurred at the school of engineering within the University of Montreal.

April 22, 2020 11:21

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