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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. A North and South Antebellum Comparison
Everything was a struggle between the North and the South and had been since colonial days.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. Abolitionist Movement Versus Others of the Time
Most reforms took root in social issues as both the religious and the non-religious began campaigns to improve the lives of those who lived in America.
5. Manifest Destiny and It's Role in US LIfe
Manifest Destiny in essence was the destiny and calling of America to extend its borders and take up as much of the North American continent that it could.
6. 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.
7. UN Retrenchment
It was the early 1990s that showed the United Nations as a whole that while it had been successful overall throughout the years the world was not the same anymore.
8. Review of Temperance, Alcohol,...
Jessica Warner, a Yale and Princeton graduate, wrote “Temperance, alcohol, and the American evangelical: a reassessment”. The article addresses three related topics in Antebellum America that have rippled out to present day with a loud roar: temperance, alcohol, and evangelicals.
9. 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?
10. Expansion of Slavery as a Moral or Political Issue
If you study history long enough, you quickly discover that nothing is ever black and white. What might seem to be a simple issue is in fact quite complex. The same can be said about slavery when it came to the position of the North.
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