The Suez Canal crisis

The Suez Canal crisis was an event that permanently changed the landscape of the middle east and was the cause of a shift in political power during the cold war and the subsequent decades. The Suez Canal, located in Egypt, was a major shipping route for many major countries including Britain, France, Egypt, and the … Read more

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is falling

The tower that has been leaning for hundreds of years is actually falling. Have you ever wondered why as we keep adding blocks to the tower of toy blocks it gets harder to keep it from falling? As we all know, all objects have mass and center of gravity. The center of gravity is a … Read more

Eiffel Tower in Paris, France

The Eiffel Tower is located in Paris, France. It’s not a wonder. The construction for making the tower started on January 28, 1887. Paris hosted an Exposition Universelle (World’s Fair) to mark the 100-year anniversary of the French Revolution and the birth of democracy. More than 100 artists submitted competing plans for a monument to … Read more

The biograpghy of Princess Diana

Princess Diana was born on July 1, 1961. Princess Diana became Lady Diana Spencer after her father inherited the title of Earl Spencer in 1975. She married the heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, on July 29, 1981. Diana was a caring person. She’d do anything to help people. Her hard work pays off, … Read more

Cincinnatus: The Hero of Rome

Cincinnatus: The Hero of Rome After his appointed year in office, Cincinnatus retired to his farm. Rome continued to fight both internally and externally. Military disaster followed when a Roman invasion force against the Aequians, led by the Consul Mincius, were trapped in the Alban Hills. In such a time of emergency, a Dictator with … Read more

Ich bin ein Berliner (I am a ‘Berliner’)

June 26, 1963, post WWII, a time were the United States and the Soviet Union were the world’s superpowers. The two powers fought a war of different government and economic ideologies known as the Cold War. During the time of the speech, Germany was a nation split into Democratic West Germany and Communist East Germany, … Read more

The works of Andrea Palladio

The Italian civilization hosted different arts for ages , it was the home for discoveries and sciences and most importantly for buildings. Through the previous centuries architecture was developed and many styles were created. Taking into consideration the renaissance period and the baroque one. Renaissance is an intellectual movement and an artistic development that occurred … Read more

What is paella?

Paella? yeah I’m trying to be more easily understandable in my writing than having that bla bla in foreword which I’ve been doing all this time, and now I’m trying to avoid it which is not easy, so the goal is to achieve rather brief gastronomical history yet full of reading point. So what is … Read more

Court system in ancient Greece.

There are many things that Ancient Greece gave to us, one of those things just happens to be our court system. That’s right the Jury and trial system we got from those weird naked people…aawwkkwwarrd. Anyways, here are some things about the one in ancient Greece. Size Matters By modern standards, ancient Athenian juries were … Read more

Anglo-Saxon England and the Place of Women

What was the status of women in Anglo-Saxon England? In 1985, in Butler’s Field, Lechlow, a grave of an Anglo-Saxon woman buried over fifteen hundred years ago was discovered. The extraordinary richness of her grave goods, its abundance of amber beads and gilt bronze brooches making it one of the most opulent burial sites in … Read more

A Depiction Of Berlin In Robert Walser’s “Berlin Stories” and Walter Benjamin’s “Berlin Childhood Around 1900”

Robert Walser’s “Berlin Stories” is a collection of vignettes that track his observation during his jaunts through the city. Walter Benjamin’s “Berlin Childhood Around 1900” is an attempt by Benjamin to recollect his urban childhood as an adult in exile. They both write about Berlin at the turn of the century but are able to … 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

Bloody Sunday 1972

On the afternoon of Sunday the 30th of January 1972 soldiers from the British Parachute Regiment, one of the fearsome UK militia units fighting the battle in the north of Ireland, attacked a civil rights march in the town of Derry, killing or fatally wounding fourteen civilians and injuring two dozen more in an event … Read more

The Concept of Nationalism in Italy

Nationalism in Italy Nationalism is described as “loyalty and devotion to a nation” (Merriam-Webster). In places like the United States, the sense of pride in the American people is apparent. However, countries in Europe did not start showing a sense of pride until 1800’s like with the unification of German and Italian states. Camillo di … Read more

Court system in ancient Greece.

There are many things that Ancient Greece gave to us, one of those things just happens to be our court system. That’s right the Jury and trial system we got from those weird naked people…aawwkkwwarrd. Anyways, here are some things about the one in ancient Greece. Size Matters By modern standards, ancient Athenian juries were … Read more

Depiction Of Britain and Society In Jonathan Swift and Oliver Goldsmith’s Works

Jonathan Swift and Oliver Goldsmith both censured how British social orders functioned and how they treat poor people. Quick, be that as it may, condemned the absence of empathy with unforgiving, gnawing parody. For instance, the storyteller of “A Modest Proposal” recommends that the starving Irish stuff and pitch their year-old children to well-off English … 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

Roman Invention: Arches

Rome was able to control a vast empire due to their military success. According to Bee Breeders, an Architecture competition organisers, Roman architecture was at its peak during the Pax Romana period, a period in which the Roman Empire didn’t expand and wasn’t invaded, and which lasted over 200 years. One of the Roman inventions … Read more

Norway vs US

The United States is very different from Norway when it comes to the structure of its health care system. Norway’s health care structure went through a radical change in 2002 when a hospital reform occurred that had the government take over the responsibility of running the entire hospital system throughout the country. As a result, … Read more

Depiction Of Britain and Society In Jonathan Swift and Oliver Goldsmith’s Works

Jonathan Swift and Oliver Goldsmith both censured how British social orders functioned and how they treat poor people. Quick, be that as it may, condemned the absence of empathy with unforgiving, gnawing parody. For instance, the storyteller of “A Modest Proposal” recommends that the starving Irish stuff and pitch their year-old children to well-off English … Read more

The history and culture of Italy

The history of Italy can be characterized as two periods of unity separated by a millennia and a half of division. In the sixth to third centuries BCE the Italian city of Rome conquered Peninsular Italy; over the next few centuries this empire spread to dominate the Mediterranean and Western Europe. This Roman Empire would … Read more

Mussolini’s Rise to Power

Mussolini’s Rise to Power After serving in the Italian army during WW1, Mussolini returned home, looking for a way to unify the Italian people. In 1918, he began to deliver emotional speeches, calling for a dictator to head the country. He argued that only a strong leader could unite the people to overcome Italy’s postwar … Read more

A Personal Review of the Laramie Project, a Play by Andy Paris, Greg Pierotti, Leigh Fondakowski, MoiseS Kaufman, and Stephen Belber

“The Laramie Project” Review “The Laramie Project” tells the story of a group of young people creating a play about the events that happened in the town of Laramie, Wyoming. The group conducted interviews about the murder of Matthew Shepard, a gay student that had accusedly hit on two straight teenagers at a bar. These … Read more

The history of Berlin wall

Walls in people’s heads are sometimes more constricting than those of concrete and steel.’ A quote by Willy Brandt, the mayor of West Berlin. The Berlin Wall would create not only a border between East and West Berlin but also emphasize the understanding between the Allies that the Soviets would assert dominance over its eastern … Read more

The Reasons for the Break of Henry VIII from Rome

‘Henry VIII broke from Rome because he wanted to increase his own power.’ Explain why you agree or disagree with this view. It could be interpreted that Henry VIII broke from Rome because he wanted to increase his own personal power, however there are two main contradicting views. Firstly that Henry realised the wealth of … Read more

Should Cannabis be legalised in UK?

Over the years, there has been several debates and discussions on the legalization of cannabis in the UK. Cannabis legalization has been a subjective issue in many countries. Different countries differ on the various use necessitating its legalism; this raises a serious question about the legality of cannabis. My project centers on the legality of … Read more

Japan and Europe feudalism

Feudalism was established in Europe by the 800s CE but appeared later in the 1100s in japan. European feudalism ended by the growth of a stronger political states in the 16th century, but Japanese feudalism held on until the meji restoration of 1868. Feudal Japanese and European societies were built on a system of heredity … Read more

A Comparison Between Rome and Carthage in the Punic Wars

Rome vs. Carthage: The Bitterly Fought Punic Wars The Punic Wars were the consequences of the expansion of Roman rule southward; bitter rivals with competing interests, Rome and Carthage pitted their military powers against each other. The strength of the Romans (which was their army) matched wits and strategies against the strength of the Carthaginians … Read more

Survivor Syndrome In The Workplace

With over 39,000 American mass layoff events during the Great Recession, December 2007-June 2009, corporate downsizing seems like an integral practice of modern organizational life (Bureau of Labor Statistics). Downsizing refers to the deliberate reduction of workforce size to improve organizational performance (Nair, 2008). Companies turn to downsizing, or layoffs, in hopes to reduce labor … Read more