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by HLesley
10 months ago
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What is the EU and Why Brexit? A Historical Perspective

Throughout history Europe was torn apart by war, but some, including Winston Churchill, dreamed that it need not always be so. Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save

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by SamanthaDS
1 year ago
The Mystery of Harold Holt

An article about former Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt

History
by Leigh Goessl
1 year ago
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Did the 1962 Alcatraz Escapees Survive?

June 12, 1962 was a cold and windy night, yet it was that night Frank Morris, John Anglin and Clarence Anglin chose to escape from their cells and subsequently manage to get off the island. Did they survive?

History
by Mara Clemente
1 year ago
Adolfina Villanueva: Black Puerto Rican Woman victim of police brutality

About Adolfina Villanueva Osorio and her battle against the system that finally took her life over her only place to be. Adolfina died fighting for what was rightfully hers. Today her memory fades away from most residents of her natal community in Loíza. This year, a special event takes place so Loíza residents many of them for the first time, will be made aware of the life and achievements of Adolfina Villanueva.

History
by egdcltd
1 year ago
History Behind February's Black History Month

Black History Month, recognized in February annually, celebrates the accomplishments of noted people of African descent. However, it should be understood that the month's recognition isn't about exclusion of other races or separatism. It is about learning.

History
by Moina Arcee
1 year ago
Is Dorothy Day a Saint?

Pope Francis recently praised Dorothy Day. Is she a saint?

History
by T_William_Cook
2 years ago
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The Congress of Cultural Freedom: The CIA's Role in Postwar American Art (Part Five)

Did the Congress of Cultural Freedom succeed in its mission and win the minds of Western Europe?

History
by T_William_Cook
2 years ago
The Congress of Cultural Freedom: The CIA's Role in Postwar American Art (Part Three)

Could painting really be used by the USA to prove its artistic credentials, when America felt inferior to the great European artistic tradition?

History
by T_William_Cook
2 years ago
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The Congress of Cultural Freedom: The CIA's Role in Postwar American Art (Part Two)

Which form of art could the CIA, via the CCF, best use in postwar Europe to lay claim to an American tradition?

History
by T_William_Cook
2 years ago
The Congress of Cultural Freedom: The CIA's Role in Postwar American Art (Part One)

Learn how the USA promoted its values through art after World War Two left a shattered Europe vulnerable to Communism.

History
by Stefan Collins
2 years ago
4 Bizarre But True Military Defections

The British soldier with Jewish relatives who joined the Nazi SS; an Irishman who fought for Israel; and young American soldiers who went over to Washington's enemies in Asia.

History
by Neal_Litherland
2 years ago
The Satanic Panic: America's Forgotten Witch Hunt of The 1980s

America as a nation is a great fan of moral panics. From Salem's Witch Trials to the Red Scares of the 1950s there's always a bogeyman hiding in the closet ready to jump out. Perhaps one of America's most ridiculous, and horrendously damaging, panics began in the 1980s. Now known as the Satanic Panic the long-running incident's effects are still felt today, even if people have tried to forget about it.

History
by CatFood
2 years ago
Why And When Did the European Golden Age End?

This article aims to explore the reasons for why the rapid growth in Europe came abruptly to a halt. This topic is a widely covered in European history.

History
by CatFood
2 years ago
British History: Did Immigration Benefit The British Economy Since 1945?

This article aims to explore the merits and disadvantages of the increase in the number of immigrants post WWII in the United Kingdom. This topic is widely studied in British Economic and Social History.

History
by Moina Arcee
2 years ago
Good Pope John and the Great Fatima Conspiracy

Read about papal skullduggery, visions from heaven, and an extraordinary solar miracle viewed by thousands at Fatima, Portugal.

History
by Moina Arcee
2 years ago
Great American Conspiracies: Who Killed JFK?

Was Kennedy killed by the CIA, the KGB, the FBI, the Russians, the Cubans, the Mafia, and/or Lee Harvey Oswald? The answer may surprise.

History
by Moina Arcee
2 years ago
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Jack Kerouac: Beat Writer

Real life adventures of novelist Jack Kerouac and his search for the face of God.

History
by LittleTwoTwo
2 years ago
The Mayday Reports: S.S Noronic - Queen of the Lakes

In September of 1949, the largest luxury liner sailing the Great Lakes was moored at the dock, Pier 9 in Toronto, Ontario. And she burned in less than twenty minutes.

History
by Cory Stophlet
2 years ago
U.S. History: Income Distribution and Reaganomics

Economic period of the 1980s, coined Reaganomics. Ronald Reagan's supporters credit him as being the great savior of the American economy; his critics' credit his policies with creating the destruction of labor.

History
by Cory Stophlet
2 years ago
The Vietnam War Experience

The American experience in Vietnam ended America's romantic idealism of warfare and established its vulnerability, as well as, bore out that neither the United States nor the South Vietnam governments were truly committed to winning the war.

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