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People, places, countries and events are just four aspects of history covered in these fascinating articles. History can be wonderful and interesting and even more so if you travel to places and see for yourself where certain people lived and events took place. There is history of plants and medicines. There is history on your doorstep and halfway round the globe. Learn the culture of your own and other lands and make history come alive.

The Life and Children of Octavia the Younger, sister of Augustus

Posted on December 19, 2010 by Ted Brumby

As one of the most visible figures of ancient Rome, Octavia the Younger epitomized beauty, loyalty and kindness, and had a lasting impact on the role of women in the Roman Empire.

History And Highlights of Blacktown, NSW

Posted on December 15, 2010 by Ted Brumby

As with other older Australian towns, the history of the suburb Blacktown, near Sydney, is closely connected to the colonial period and early European settlers. One of the oldest towns in colonical Sydney Blacktown's rich history continues to colour the "flavour" of the suburd and surrounds.

The Eastland Ship Disaster

Posted on November 27, 2010 by Melvin Delgado

Today there are few who are familiar with the loss of the excursion ship, the S.S. Eastland, in July of 1915 at dock in the Chicago River. Loaded to capacity with over 2500 passengers, including many women and children excited and eager for a picnic on Michigan Island that was sponsored once a year by their employer, Western Electric, it began to list first to starboard, then port, righted itself, and then, finally began its terminal list to port landing on its side in 20 feet of water.

Test Their Thanksgiving Knowledge by Thanksgiving Trivia Quiz

Posted on November 26, 2010 by Adward Chan

Make a interesting Thanksgiving quiz and maximize it utilities. Thanksgiving trivia quizzes are quite popular things. Let�s check out how to make good use of them to enjoy this special celebration.

Do You Know The History Of England Jersey?

Posted on November 25, 2010 by angela

This article briefly introduced the history of England jersey in different important matches.This article briefly introduced the history of England jersey in different important matches.

The History of Celebrating Christmas in the UK

Posted on November 19, 2010 by southerntravels

The Victorians really knew how to celebrated yuletide in a big way and we have inherited traditions of decorating a tree and sending Christmas cards from this moment in time � so we have much to thank the Victorians for when we recreate what we now consider to be a traditional Christmas.

Moder Art Master Paul Klee's History in Art

Posted on November 10, 2010 by Nikul Vats

Paul Klee�s works are also available as Fine Art Prints, posters and framed art for the wall decor enthusiast. His art prints have been widely used to decorate walls for thousands of homes around the world since the posters and prints of his art are not only affordable but also a priced possession of any home that they are part of. Paul Klee is a Master Artist not many would like to forget.

Mother's tears contains Maternal love

Posted on October 30, 2010 by chenlinlin

The doe just gave birth to two deer, for food strayed into a snare set by hunters, about to die, doe not know yet sad they begin the fawn survival, then the courage to let it be presented to the Hunter back to lead children to find clear water of fresh grass land to tearful goodbye to the children, the state of the sentient beings suffering the verge of death other great insights: "A Mother and Son, even affectionate Races, but also said goodbye , ah! "

Who was Christopher Pinchbeck - Watch and Clock maker?

Posted on October 27, 2010 by Pat Edwards

Christopher Pinchbeck I lived from 1670 until 1732. It is thought that he spent time in Europe, studying with clockmakers who were already creating complex musical and astronomical timepieces, before returning to England to introduce these new ideas to a London eager for novel mechanical entertainments.

ABC of France - Free Assistive Guide

Posted on October 20, 2010 by Rudy

This article was developed to provide you with resources pertaining to France. After 4 years of occupation and strife in France, Allied forces liberated the country in 1944. France is also America's oldest ally; French military intervention was instrumental in helping Britain's American colonies establish independence.

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