The Eocene epoch

An element of the paradigm of the Grande Coupure was the apparent extinction of all European primates at the Coupure: the recent discovery (Kohler and Moya-Sola 1999) of a mouse-sized early Oligocene omomyid, reflecting the better survival chances of small mammals, further undercut the Grand Coupure paradigm. Whether this abrupt change was caused by climate … Read more

Ancient Greece And Ancient Persia

When we as Westerners think of antiquity’s greatest civilizations, surely classical Greece comes to mind. Many aspects of ancient Greek culture survive today in various facets of our modern society: democracy, drama and western philosophy, just some of the first few that come to mind. As paramount as these contributions are, surely we as Westerners … Read more

The significance of federalism in the USA

Federalism is a system that is embedded into the politics of the USA; federalism involves the sharing of powers between the different levels of government: the State governments and the Federal government. Federalism is a significant factor in the USA, but it does not even exist in some countries; for example, the United Kingdom has … Read more

The Fall of the Roman Empire

The demise of the Roman Empire cannot be attributed to one cause alone. Instead, it was the result of the decrease in population, loss of land, and deception. One of the things that played a significant role in speeding, however, was the expansion of its empire. At its peak under Emperor Augustus, the entire population … Read more

The Positive and Negative Impacts of the Californian Gold Rush of the 1849 on Westward Expansion in the United States

The Californian Gold Rush of the 1849 had its positive and negative impacts on westward expansion including the increase in population leading to development of California as a state, the removal of Native Americans, and both the stimulation of economy and monetary instability. To begin, the impact of the Californian Gold Rush on westward expansion … Read more

History assignment – Tracy Stewart

Byron Choate Want to Start a Revolution Essay There are many similarities when comparing civil rights activists but the differences is what make them unique. The peaceful and violent movements each one can bring shows the power they have which brings about why they are important. The two activist I am comparing and contrasting is … Read more