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How Old is the United States of America?

If we start to count from the date when the Declaration of Independence was adopted (July 4, 1776) by the United StatesRead More…

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June 21, 2019
Why was Africa Called the Dark Continent?

Why was Africa Called the Dark Continent?

Sir Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904), the Welsh explorer, who became well-known for his exploration of central Africa, is believed to have coinedRead More…

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May 29, 2019
European Discovery of Australia

What was the European Discovery of Australia?

Various studies claim that the discovery of Australia was made more than 50,000 years ago. Aborigines are believed to be the firstRead More…

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May 28, 2019
The years from 1550 to 1815 marked the period of colonial rule in Brazil.

When Did Brazil Become Independent?

The years from 1550 to 1815 marked the period of colonial rule in Brazil. This period was characterized by establishment of theRead More…

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May 27, 2019
Portugal is a Western European country

What was the Extent of the Portuguese Empire?

Located at the Iberian Peninsula’s western tip, Portugal is a Western European country. Armed with superior techniques in shipping and navigation, theRead More…

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May 24, 2019
Istanbul is the Largest City of Turkey

When Did Constantinople Become Istanbul?

Istanbul, the largest city of Turkey, has a long and glorious history. It has remained the center of political power, culture, trade,Read More…

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May 22, 2019
The Prespa Agreement - A Treaty between North Macedonia and Greece

What is the Prespa Agreement?

The Prespa Agreement was an accord that was reached between North Macedonia and Greece on June 12, 2018. This agreement settled theRead More…

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May 19, 2019
The Great Leap Forward - A Radical Campaign of the Chinese Communist Party

What was the Great Leap Forward?

In Chinese history, the Great Leap Forward refers to the radical campaign of the Chinese Communist Party under Mao Zedong for theRead More…

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May 10, 2019
The Women’s Suffrage Campaign began Decades prior to the Civil War

What is the History of Women’s Voting Rights in the US?

The journey to get the right to vote was a long and arduous one for women in the United States (US). TheRead More…

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May 8, 2019
The Great Depression - An Economic Downturn in the Global History

What was the Great Depression?

The Great Depression is considered the most significant economic downturn in global history. It lasted for about a decade, starting from 1929Read More…

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May 2, 2019
The First Neanderthal Bones were Discovered in 1856

Who were Neanderthals?

Now extinct, Neanderthals were once a hominid species (a category that encompasses humans, chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans at present). They are alsoRead More…

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May 1, 2019
The Christmas Truce Took Place During The Time of Christmas 1914

What was The Christmas Truce 1914?

Beginning July 28, 1914, Europe got embroiled in the First World War, which lasted till November 11, 1918. During this prolonged period,Read More…

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April 30, 2019
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