The word progressive is used a badge of honor by some and a means of attack by others in modern politics. But to be progressive
Category: World war 1
Cold War History – Brave New World – Reagan, Gorbachev and the end of the Cold War – Part 3: 1979-1991 (Required History)
Just how did the Cold War end? We reveal all in the fascinating conclusion to the Cold War series. The Cold War was international affairs
In the early 16th century a bizarre dancing plague arrived in the city of Strasbourg in modern-day France. The dancing mystified many people at the
Attack of the Killer White House – Did the White House itself lead to the death of several 19th century Presidents?
It may seem strange, but there is very strong evidence that the White House killed a number of presidents in the mid-nineteenth century. The deaths
Rockin’ In The Nixon White House: Tricky Dick, Elvis, and The Man In Black – Johnny Cash
Legendary country music star Johnny Cash visited Richard Nixon’s White House in April 1970. His appearance there has been the subject of much myth and
Three-time presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan was involved in one of the most important trials of the twentieth century. The Scopes Trial took place in
Rebecca Fachner starts a series of articles on World War I by considering how close family ties between many European rulers may have contributed to
Fascists falling out? How Italian Fascists discriminated against Germans in the inter-war years
Helen Saker-Parsons tells us the story of how Mussolini’s Italy systematically undermined Germans in South Tyrol, a region of Italy with a German majority –
In this article, Jennifer Johnstone presents an introduction to the Georgian Era, including a look at the class system and some very famous writers!
Ulysses S. Grant is an often maligned president; however, a closer examination of his presidency reveals that he did a lot of good, especially around