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Historical Events

From the Age of Enlightenment to the Christmas Truce, learn about some of history’s most pivotal events.

Important leaders in history

Continents aren t the unchanging, universally recognized land masses of our school studies. But they do help us make sense of our world. How did they get their names?

Important leaders in history

by Patrick J. Kiger

Often described as “The Hermit Kingdom,” North Korea is a source of mystery for those living in the West. How has it survived so long and how worried should Americans be about a nuclear attack?

Important leaders in history

by Christopher Hassiotis | Aug 18, 2017

These historical images remind us that marvel and awe go hand-in-hand with science (and eclipses), and have been a part of the human experience for as long as we’ve been a species.

Important leaders in history

by Laurie L. Dove | Aug 15, 2017

The century-plus pastry outlasted its owner Robert Falcon Scott, the explorer who took it with him on a race to the South Pole from which he never returned.

Important leaders in history

by Kathryn Whitbourne | Aug 15, 2017

Yep, Jimi Hendrix could have borrowed a cup of sugar from George Frederick Handel — in a manner of speaking.

Important leaders in history

by Laurie L. Dove | Aug 14, 2017

Can a solar eclipse change the world as we know it? If the past is any indication, it might.

Important leaders in history

by Kate Kershner | Aug 10, 2017

After enduring decades of brutal physical punishment and forced religious conversion by the Spanish, the pueblo peoples of the Southwest rebelled successfully.

Important leaders in history

by Patrick J. Kiger | Aug 1, 2017

Local governments, newspapers and unions waged a xenophobic campaign against “un-American” eateries, hoping to protect white jobs, and women, in the early 20th century.

Important leaders in history

by Melanie Radzicki McManus | Jul 19, 2017

One of the most American spots outside of the U.S. is, surprisingly, in Brazil. How did these descendants of the Confederacy end up there?

Important leaders in history

by Kate Kershner | Jun 5, 2017

An edict King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella issued forced Jews to emigrate, convert to Christianity or die. Unsurprisingly, it caused a wave of terrible effects.

Important leaders in history

by Oisin Curran

The origins of the Dead Sea Scrolls have baffled scholars since their discovery in 1947. Who wrote these ancient texts and what do they mean about the history of Judaism?


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