Q. Can you name three empires? A. Roman, British, Russian. Q. How about naming six Emperors? A. Napoleon, Alexander the Great, Genghis Kahn, Augustus, Hirohito and Charlemagne. But what of other emperors, those that have ruled empires that are little known to the British.
This is part 6 of a 12 part a hands-on unit study on Ancient Chinese History & the Sui Dynasty & Tang Dynasty. Create woodblocks, participate in a tea ceremony, dig a miniature canal, & more! Children's book suggestions & video clips. Chinese New Year ideas.
Bogs are crucial to archaeology and serve as unique records of ancient history. More important today to the ecological system and climate control. Hundreds of bog mummies have been excavated in Denmark, Netherlands, Ireland, Europe, and America.
There are few battles in history where the course of events tipped so dramatically as they did in the battle for Midway. The Japanese Empire's carrier fleet, the mightiest in existence, would be utterly destroyed giving Japan its greatest defeat in three hundred years forcing them on the defensive.
Prince John was King George V and Queen Mary's youngest son but he has been lost in the annals of royal history. Why?
For decades the theory has been the Clovis people were the first to migrate to North America crossing the Bering Strait. However, new evidence challenges that theory.
While numerous minerals and jewels are mined from the depths of the earth, gold has long held almost mystical status. The California gold rush brought an influx of wealth seekers. Many of these were Chinese, and in time they created a number of Chinatowns.
The caste system is like an anchor around the neck of the Indian state and hits at the root of meritocracy and development and could well sow seeds that may have a calamitous effect on the Indian state.
Massive wildfires burning in the state of Oregon and “across twelve states in the west.” Catastrophic flooding in some of the richest countries in the world such as Belgium and the Netherlands where many have been killed and numerous people are missing. Is this global warming and the last days?
Whichever way you look at it, to be born out of wedlock has been generally socially unacceptable throughout history. That is, of course, unless one of your parents holds a respected position in society. Well, then, the world is your oyster.
When Buddhism was at its peak, the splendor and importance of Sanchi were also at its peak. Signs of that period are still present in Sanchi. Buddhist Viharas and Stupas can still be seen here as the remains of that peak.
The creation of Pakistan could have been avoided but the British plan to divide and rule and ambitions of the 3 leaders, Jinnah, Patel, and Nehru allowed them to be manipulated by Lord Mountbatten, the Governor-general.
This is part 5 of a 12 part a hands-on unit study on China. Design & fly kites, learn about silk & "embroider" on plastic canvas, create a fish compass, & more while learning about Ancient Chinese History and the Han Dynasty. Children's book suggestions and video clips. Chinese New Year ideas.
This is part 4 of a 12 part a hands-on unit study on China. Construct a Lego model of the Great Wall of China, create terracotta army warriors, & more while learning about Ancient Chinese History and the Qin (Chin) Dynasty. Children's book suggestions and video clips. Chinese New Year ideas.
The literal meaning of Parmar is the one who kills the enemy. Initially, the rule of the Paramaras was confined to the areas around Abu. After the decline of the power of the Pratiharas, the political power of the Paramaras increased.
This is part 3 of a 12 part a hands-on unit study on China, focusing on the Zhou or Chou Dynasty. Carve "jade" sculptures from soap, create a "bamboo" scroll, compare Chinese religions, & more while learning about Ancient China. Children's book suggestions and video clips. Chinese New Year ideas.
This is part 2 of a 12 part a hands-on unit study on China, focusing on the Shang Dynasty. Practice Chinese character writing, eat a meal with chopsticks, listen to Guqin music, & more while learning about Ancient China. Children's book suggestions and video clips. Chinese New Year ideas.
This is part 1 of a 12 part a hands-on unit study on China. Study the early legends of China, create a dragon puppet, design a Chinese Dynasties scroll, & more while learning about Ancient Chinese History and the Xia Dynasty. Children's book suggestions and video clips. Chinese New Year ideas.
Fort Derawar due to its historical mysteries mesmerizes its readers and viewers and is famous for its unbelievable and scary stories. Apparently, it looks like other dilapidated castles, but beneath the Derawar’s ground, many hidden labyrinthine passages and secrets are buried.
The article talks about the importance of the year 1453 in human history. It describes how after 1453 A.D. a new World order emerged which subsequently led to the start of a new modern World full of Technology and rational thinking.
It has been 107 years since the opening shots of WWI were fired on June 28, 1914. Most historians will tell you that the ripple effects of this war are still impacting our world today. But why did it begin in the first place? What set the world to war?
Imagine Florida in the 1890s full of swamps, mosquitoes, alligators, few people, and a few Native Americans. But, both Tuttle and Flagler saw the potential of prosperity. Turns out they were right.
Razia Sultan was the first woman Muslim ruler of the Indian Subcontinent. She was a feminist icon of her times and set a shining example for women all over the world to follow in her footsteps.
The Mitsubishi A6M Zero-sen, a carrier-based aircraft, had performance comparable to the top land-based fighters. This was an accomplishment in itself in 1940. The A6M excelled in range and had superior low-speed maneuverability. Mitsubishi built about 10,500 A6Ms.
There are some tortures that are so horrifying in our history. The most horrifying tortures are used by Rome. These are few horrifying tortures that I have came to know that was used to torture people so brutally in the past.
Historical kings and queens are subjects that children could be introduced to if teachers have the right books. National Geographic Kids Books about kings and queens have exactly the material that will draw students into learning about these interesting people from history.
French engineers and architects have never been afraid to dream, and these are seven of their most grandiose—and often most impractical—projects which never were completed.
Two of the greatest finds of the 20th century in England were buried 1300 years ago. The Sutton Hoo and the Stafford Hoard discoveries were valued at 3.3 and 5.3 million respectfully.
This is my final article in this series. There are of course many more amendments that I could cover, however, I reason why I wrote this series was to wet you the readers appetite to do your own research on the subject and to come to your own conclusions not to tell you to believe the same way I do
The last 48 hours of the war in 1971 that led to the surrender of 100,000 soldiers and liberation of Bngladesh makes fascinating story
This article discusses the coronavirus pandemic through the lens of history and politics and how it has affected Americans and citizens of the world today.
Also known as ,,Athlete of Christ'' or the ,,Preserver of Christianity in Europe'' and the king who saved Europe from ottoman invaders, Stephen was Voivode of Moldavia in 1457- 1504. Let's dive deeper and see how a ruler of a poor country managed to defeat some of the strongest armies of that time.
Running a home is a full time job. Many have taken a home economics class and learned to sew or cook, but where did these classes begin and why? Are they still important today? Let's take a trip down memory lane and find out.
Poveglia Island, Italy has a long, dark history dating back thousands of years. It was used as a refuge for the Venetians, a burying place, and an asylum for the mentally ill and horrendous experiments.
The Queen of Jhansi is an inspiration to all women around the world. She was really brave. Still today, She is immortal in Indian history. Even today, her story is an inspiration to all.
Barbourville was the first skirmish of the civil war and led to a Confederate victory but it was a flash in the pan and the South ultimately lost
Tarot is a topic that can be approached 5,342 different ways, yet still fail to cover every fine detail. Falling far short from being a comprehensive compendium on all things tarot, this article is just a shallow pool in which you can dip your curious toes to discover the origin of tarot cards.