The cultural and scientific achievements of the Ottoman Empire

The Ottoman Empire was extensive and lasted nearly 700 years (from 27 July 1299 to 29 October 1923). There were understandably many important cultural and scientific breakthroughs during that time. However, throughout history, there have been only a few truly ingenious individuals who could universally be described as polymaths, persons who have demonstrated extraordinary expertise […]

What factors contributed to the rise of fascism in Europe?

The rise of fascism during the twentieth century has attracted the attention of countless distinguished academics from all over the world. Fascist movements and governments have emerged in many forms and in many countries throughout the twentieth century, and although the most memorable fascist dictatorships surfaced in the form of Hitler’s Germany and Mussolini’s Italy, […]

The Cape Of Good Hope In 1501 History

The age of find started with the West African Coast. The geographic expedition of the West African seashore was a readying for the gap of the India trade. This geographic expedition led the manner for the India Trade and was where it all began. The Crown, which Prince Henrys rights reverted to, was enthusiastic to […]

Daily life in the 1600s

To understand what life was like in the 1600s, try to imagine a world without the convenience of things we take for granted today. Life without electricity, running water, cars, telephones, bathrooms, shopping centres, and clothing stores–can you imagine that? Now take one of these examples a move further: Without electricity, there are no lights […]

Why did Roosevelt defeat Hoover in the 1932 Presidential election?

The 1932 Presidential election was fought between Franklin Roosevelt of the Democrats and Herbert Hover of the Republicans. In 1932 America was suffering from depression. Banks and businesses were closing every day and unemployment was soaring. People supported Roosevelt because of many reasons. One reason was that they had lost their jobs. Many of America’s […]

The Decision to Drop the Bomb

The decision to drop the atomic bomb was very difficult, and extremely important. In the midst of the Pacific War with Japan, the United States president, Harry S. Truman, was left to decide whether or not to use the most powerful weapon at the time. Many Americans had conflicting views, striving to convince each other […]

History Is a Lie

François-Marie Arouet (21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778), also known as Voltaire, was a French writer, historian and philosopher who was famous for his political works. All his literary writings were famous, including plays, poems, novels, essays, historical and scientific works. His best-known histories are The Age of Louis XIV (1751), and his Essay […]

9/11 Historical Event

On September 11, 2001 members of Al Qaeda were able to take over US planes in an act of terrorism. Two of the planes struck the Twin Towers in New York and caused them to fall taking many lives in the process. Another plane struck the Pentagon and caused damage and casualties. The last plane […]

Explain why America became increasingly involved in the affairs of Vietnam

Before the Second World War Vietnam had been a French colony. Vietnam consisted of mainly thick jungle and most of the people who lived their were farmers growing rice on the flat, fertile land by the coast. The Japanese during the war occupied Vietnam. A strong resistance movement, Vietminh (anti-Japanese resistance movement) emerged with a […]

The Scientific Revolution and The French Revolution

Throughout history numerous revolutions have occurred. All of these revolutions have impacted the lives of people and changed the course of human history. Whether it be introducing new mathematical ideas or failing to create the right government, everyone is affected by these revolutions in some way. Two specific revolutions, The Scientific Revolution and The French […]