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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 Purpose of an Historical Research Paper
What is the purpose of an historical research paper? It is not what you might think. It is much more in depth than just reciting history. A research paper in history is an exercise in exploration and supporting theories.
2. 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
3. Finding History in Quilts
Learn how history can be found in simple quilts and the fabric used in the pieces.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. Andrew Jackson - Indian Hater?
Andrew Jackson has obtained the reputation as one who despised and treated the native tribes of America horribly. Was that really who the man was or does history have a slanted look?
7. 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.
8. Renaissance Humanism Effect on Christianity
The Humanistic movement did lessen the hold that religion had over mankind by emphasizing individualism. Religion became more important to people. Ironically, religion lost its hold while gaining fascinating new inroads.
9. Church and State in the Middle Ages
St. Augustine saw the church and the state as separate entities though they influenced each other greatly. Augustine saw the entities as separate and not one.
10. 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.
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