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Sub-Categories of World History and Cultures

The Life and Mission of David Livingstone
David Livingstone was a missionary to Africa. He was born on March 19, 1813 in Blantyre, Lanark shire, Scotland. Livingstone’s family was Scottish and was an environment of personal piety, poverty, and hard work. They were also a family of zeal for education and a sense of mission. His father’s family is from Ulva. His moth...
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The Life and Legend of William Prom
William Prom: November 17, 1948-February 9, 1969 William Prom was born on November 17, 1948 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He attended Mount Troy Public School, as well as, Millvale High School. Upon his education, he enlisted into the United States Marine Corps Reserves December of 1967, only to be discharged 19 days later...
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Account of the Tylenol Cyanide Crisis of 1982
The Tylenol Cyanide Crisis, 1982 In 1982, a horrible string of events happened that should have resulted in a total collapse of the Tylenol brand, owned by Johnson and Johnson. Early one morning, a young girl awoke with what appeared to be a cold. After being sent back to bed with a simple dose of Tylenol, she died an hour...
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Apathy, Avoidance, and Unity that Resonates within the Native American Culture in The Only Traffic Signal on the Reservation Doesn't Matter Anymore
The Only Traffic Signal on the Reservation Doesn’t Matter Anymore Sherman Alexie’s work has given many readers a glimpse at a life they are comfortably ignorant towards: Native Americans. The history, tragedy, culture-- all of it escapes the minds of 21st century Americans entirely, spare for the occasional racist sports m...
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The Common Religious Background Between European and Native Americans and the Fear of Roger Williams of the Native American Culture
Nearly every civilization, at its roots, contains a similar set of traits to start with. Some differ from others as the years pass, whether they be times to celebrate the arts or times to set aside fear and venture into curiosity with science and technology. European culture was far more advanced scientifically in compariso...
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The Reasons Why the Roman Empire Fell
The Fall of Rome wasn't a short defeat. It was hundreds of years in
the making. It all started after 180 AD. During this time, Rome was busy at
war with itself. A new religion, Christianity, had taken a firm grasp of
many Romans and this was causing multiple disturbances across the Empire.
These Christians would not bow to...
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The Serious War Against Marijuana in China Due to the Historical and Traditional Concept of the Country
In recent years, many Chinese public figures have been arrested for using marijuana, which is illegal in China. Some people believes that it is a crime for sure, while others think that since marijuana is legal in many states in the USA, we should also treat it with an open attitude. The drug problem is a global issue, and...
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Gender and Race in America During the 1930's
Gender and Race in the 1930s Racism and sexism; these things are all influenced by infinitesimal moments of injustice that display how America has failed marginalized peoples. America has failed women and people of color on many accounts throughout history, but when we think of the suppression of marginalized people, we...
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King Arthur of the Knights of the Round Table and Camelot - Did He Exist?
King Arthur When we think of King Arthur we think of the great leader of the Knights of the Round Table and Camelot. However, King Arthur may not have even existed. It is debated among many historians whether there even was this great historical figure. While some say that he was real, some say that he couldn’t have e...
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The Immense Impact of Greek Civilization in Arts and Sciences
Upon investigating ancient civilizations, one would become increasingly aware of the impact that these civilizations have had on surrounding and future cultures. The Greeks have undeniably been one of the most influential societies, and their influence is apparent in almost every aspect in Western culture today. Most notewo...
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The Important Characteristics of Judicial Spells
Legal Spells Taxonomy Often times in antiquity, many people believed that specific spells could influence the outcome of various conflicts such as disputes, fights, or domestic affairs. Many of these conflicts were typically settled in courts that utilized a witness, a judge, a defendant, and a plaintiff, and the spells...
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An Examination of the Article on the Findings of Columbus
In the article published in the Smithsonian Magazine in October of 2009 the author is writing in relation to a discussion about the findings of Columbus’ when traveling to the New World. We often are mesmerized and intrigued by History and may often wonder how these explorers were able to find new areas, new items, and ide...
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The Controversy of Adolf Hitler's Death: Did He Commit Suicide or Escape to South America?
Last month while I was flipping through channels without much hope of finding something decent to watch on television, I came across the History Channel. The program was talking about the life and death of Adolf Hitler. I have always been interested in what happened during World War II, and I was immediately intrigued. The...
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An Analysis of Man's Lack of Adaptive Qualities in American History
The Absence of American Adaptation For centuries, man looked to the sky, and envied the birds; he eventually built the airplane and joined the avian creatures in the clouds. But man looked also to the river, and envied the beavers; he quickly built dams all across America, dooming many of the aquatic creatures in the water...
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The Evolution of Faith through the Teachings of Erasmus
Protestant Reformers: Evolution from Erasmus Desiderius Erasmus, a 16th century author, acted as a major proponent of the Northern Humanist, or Christian Humanist, movement that followed the Renaissance. Erasmus wrote stories called colloquies to help students learn Latin, but more importantly to introduce humanist ideals...
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A Comparison of Civilizations Located in the Niger Delta and Middle America
Niger Delta and Middle America As Homosapiens have been around for 3.2 million years 85 percent of people who lived in a certain area or travelling to different places becoming nomadic on earth together with others are known today as cultures. While a smaller percentage of people living together in a certain place and stay...
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The Events That Led to the 9/11 Crisis in the United States
The Extent in Which the Iraq War is Necessary It is hard to forget the events that took place on September 11, 2001 that shook the United States to its core. Ever since 9/11 happened, the U.S. has gone after the one person who orchestrated and financed the terrorist attack, Osama Bin Laden. The United States also wanted...
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The Unnecessary War in Iraq by the United States
The War in Iraq is No Longer Necessary Imagine going to bed the night of September 10, 2001 just like any other night. Imagine going to sleep and waking up, getting ready for work from nine to five just like any other day. Nothing seems to have changed, but at 8:46 a.m. a plane has collided into the north side of the nort...
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The Consequences of the War in Iraq
When U.S. troops went to Iraq they had one job in mind, to get rid of Saddam Hussein. Now that U.S. troops have captured Saddam Hussein and killed him it has caused the Iraqi government to collapse. Even though it was not the U.S. troops’ intention to stay any longer, it is their obligation to stay and help rebuild the Ir...
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The Importance of Viewing the World in a Different Perspective
Ways of Knowing means the different ways we can see the world. It’s different perspectives on life, society, and identity. Ways of Knowing means stepping into another person’s shoes to get to know about them and their way of life. It’s about seeing other paths in life than your own and widening the scope of your knowledge....
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Brutality on the Eastern Front of World War II
Brutality on the Eastern Front of World War II The body count of World War II reached an unprecedented high during its time span. The author of Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century, Matthew White, discusses in his web-published document three specific reasons as to why he thinks so much killing took place between the...
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The Impact of the Negative Female Stereotype on the Witch Trials in the Christian Scandinavia
The Hunt for Witches The hunt for witches in seventeenth and eighteenth century Europe has become famous. The mass hysteria during that time has even generated the popular term “witch hunt,” which means the persecution or punishment of someone who holds a dangerous or unpopular belief. Prior in Scandinavia, those with supr...
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People's Choices as the History-Shaping Power: Anthony Green's Pigeon, Robert H. Gardner's Courage to Care and Reserve Police Battalion 101
Every day, each individual makes choices that alter the lives of the people around them. Some people make choices that impact hundreds, maybe even thousands of other people - choices that make history. During the Holocaust, German citizens chose to rebel against, show support for, or stand by as the Nazi Regime took over....
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An Analysis of Presenting History on Websites
When it comes to presenting the past in a professional way, some websites and archives do not know what they are doing. According to, Auschwitz (of course run by the one and only Adolf Hitler of Nazi Germany) is the largest known Concentration Camp of the time. Hitler thought that creating a genesis of death ca...
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A Study of the Florentine Codex of the Aztec Empire
Latin American Art History – Analyzing the Florentine Codex The Florentine Codex documents Aztec culture during the time of Spanish conquest from about 1545-1588. Written by Fray Bernardino de Sahagun, this manuscript attempts to capture indigenous life from a native perspective. Although originally titled Historia General...
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