Controversial facts about Cleopatra

Although Cleopatra was successful in life, you must know that you shouldn’t do things how she did. What things did she do? What She Looked Like Historians don’t know for sure how Cleopatra really looked like. She is often portrayed with fair skin, dark brown hair, and dark brown eyes. Sometimes she is showed with … Read more

The Two Historical Men: Julius Caesar and Abraham Lincoln

Caesar and Lincoln The lives of two great historical men, Julius Caesar and Abraham Lincoln, have many unique differences and similarities. The similarities between the two are compared by their lives history. Both individuals were once leaders in the past who shared a large amount of power in their countries, with people still looking up … Read more

Contemporary Identity Of Chettinad Houses In Tamilnadu

This proposal examines the production of visually striking/brilliant palatial houses built by the chettiars during the colonial era between 1860 and 1930 as a result of industrial capitalism. I primarily look upon the elaborately painted ornamental houses that bureaucrats as a statement of social achievement, by using the method from history and ethnography. In addition … Read more

Hammurabi’s Code: A Historic Overview

Hammurabi’s Code – Examples of Justice from the Babylonian Empire Humans, being inherently selfish, will attempt to exploit one another if this kind of behavior is not discouraged. Today, nations have collections of laws and codes which their citizens are expected to follow. Laws are a tradition that reach back thousands of years into the … Read more

A Persona Of Renaissance Poet Thomas Wyatt

Sir Thomas Wyatt, born in 1503 in at Allington Castle, was fated to become one of English literature’s most important Renaissance period poets. Wyatt’s father, Henry Wyatt, was a Lancastrian who followed a similar life as his son in that he was arrested under the reign of Richard III and was released by Henry VII … Read more

Sima Qian: The Han Dynasty

Sima Qian and the Han Dynasty Sima Qian was the official court historian of the Han Dynasty, and the one who recorded much of what we know today about the rise of Imperial China. The Han Dynasty, in which he lived, was officially Confucian; however, once one delves deeper into the essence of the Han … Read more

Upper-Class Homes in Ancient Rome

In ancient Rome, the domus was the type of house occupied by the upper classes and some wealthy freedmen during the Republican and Imperial eras. It could be found in almost all the major cities throughout the Roman territories. The upper classes of Roman society constructed their residences with extravagant marble decorations, inlaid marble paneling, … Read more

The History of Superheroes

I.INTRODUCTION A superhero or a superheroine (which is found in 1917) is a type of heroic stock character, usually possessing supernatural or superhuman powers, who is dedicated to fighting crime, protecting the public, and usually battling supervillains while in some of the people, a superhero cannot be defined solely by superhuman powers like Batman, he … Read more

The way of non-violence by Cesar Chavez

After Martin Luther King’s assassination, there were many people who wanted to fight back violently due to this misfortune. Cesar Chavez tries to persuade the people to help them to see that the only way to get meaningful and impactful change is through nonviolent actions. His use of juxtaposition and antithesis to the fundamental beliefs … Read more

Thomas Jefferson vs. Alexander Hamilton

Introduction Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 in Virginia; his father was a prominent man who owned over 1,400 acres of land. His mother came from one of the famous families in Virginia. As such, he had a very comfortable childhood devoid of any financial constraints. Alexander Hamilton on the other hand was … Read more

The Romanticism of Wordsworth and Shelley: A Poetry of the “Happiest Moments?”

Wordsworth said that ‘poetry is passion, it is the history or science of feeling’. In conjunction with Shelley’s quote, this is a bold statement to make. Not only does Wordsworth name poetry as the ‘science’ of emotion –creating an authorial sense of logic –but also as the ‘history’ of feeling. This suggests that poetry has … Read more

All About Antique Wood Rocking Chairs

There is something about antique wood rocking chairs that gives us a rather homey feeling. Whenever antique rocking chairs are mentioned, the image of our great great great grandmothers quietly lounging at the front porch overlooking a vast farm come to mind. While antique rocking chairs are rather expensive, the thought that they once gave … Read more

Salem Witch Trials

Mrs. Le Andra English 925 January 2018 The salem witch trials Event / era – salem witch trials Time – between February 1692 and May 1693 Place – colonial Massachusetts Event summary The trials took place in colonial massachusetts. A few young girls were claiming to be possessed by the devil and suspicions began to … Read more

The effects of the Market Revolution from 1800 through 1860

Document 1- Lagonda Agricultural Works Print: Features the reaper, from the 1830s, in Springfield Ohio. The print is probably an advertisement for the reaper, with the purpose of promoting it to farmers and visually depicting its form and function in order for them to want to use it for efficiency and greater bounties. Document 2- … Read more

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