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Here are the top ten articles for the History Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. The Influences of the Persian Empire
The Persian Empire was mighty and powerful, yet few can remember much about them as the Romans and Greeks dominate Western Civilization history conversations. But their influence more than likely effects your everyday life.
2. The Mediterranean Triad
Food sources are vital to any civilization. It was the Mediterranean triad that helped Greece make its mark in the ancient world.
3. Challenges Africa Faced with Independence
With independence, Africa has found itself with challenges in the political and economic areas. Africa before colonialism was not the same Africa during or after. The tribes that existed were no longer. European powers had redefined areas of Africa causing tribes to be split apart and meshed with ot
4. The Greek Heroic Age
The Greek Heroic Age was the time when legends were made. The tales we use in describing Ancient Greece mainly come from this period. The heart of Greek tradition hails from its great Heroic Period and the glorious civilization of the Mycenae.
5. Finding History in Quilts
Learn how history can be found in simple quilts and the fabric used in the pieces.
6. The Influence of Quakers on American History
The Quakers are known for their peaceful stances, but what most do not realize is that they have done so much more for America. They have influenced the political, educational, social, and economic areas of the entire country.
7. Importance of Studying History
What is so important about history? The past is the past right? Wrong! Check out why studying history is vital to the future.
8. Abacination - Torture Methods in History
History is fully of examples of torture used for political, religious, and personal reasons. It is meant to inflict pain and terror. There are hundreds of ways a person can be tortured with each one of them highly effective. One method of torture used in history was abacination.
9. Uncle Tom's Cabin and Writings Against Slavery
The most famous work known today written to reveal the evils of slavery was Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
10. Frederick Douglass' Piece Showing the Slave's Life
One of the most well-known narratives from a former slave was written by Frederick Douglass.
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