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French Historical Monuments

French Historical Monuments

The Eiffel Tower is the most recognizable monument in Paris.Tour Eiffel Paris. Eiffel Tower, Trocadero. image by Blue Moon from Fotolia.comMany major events and trends in the history of France, among them the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Revolution of 1789 and the two World Wars,.........[Read More]
The Relationship Between Humanity & the Natural Environment

The Relationship Between Humanity & the Natural Environment

The study of Earth and her inhabitants is called geography, and it is broken down into five main themes: location, region, place, movement and human interaction. Humans are highly evolved mammals capable of adapting to their environment and making changes to modify it to their own needs. This means ......[Read More]
Famous Stories From the American Revolution

Famous Stories From the American Revolution

The American Revolution was more than the Revolutionary War, which ran from 1775 to 1783. It was the spirit of patriots who fought and died years before the war to end British rule over the original 13 colonies. More than 4,400 Americans died, and 6,188 more were wounded in the war. Stories of their......[Read More]
Black History in Latin America

Black History in Latin America

There has been black history in Latin America ever since people of African descent starting arriving at that part of Western Hemisphere in the 15th century. Black or Afro-Latin Americans have been forced to deal with minority status and marginalization. Recently, there has been a rising voice to be ......[Read More]
 Mother Of All Languages (Part 2)

Mother Of All Languages (Part 2)

Dean Brown was a Sanskrit scholar, computer scientist, translated Upanishads and Yoga Sutra. He was a physicist of the highest order - making contributions to the development of the hydrogen bomb and designing the fuel ... ......[Read More]
Rituals of the Crow Indian Tribe

Rituals of the Crow Indian Tribe

The Crow are a Plains Indian tribe, so many of their rituals are similar to those of their neighbors, including the Blackfoot, Cheyenne and the Plains Cree. According to the Native American Facts for Kids website, the Crow -- or "Apsaalooke" as they call themselves and which translates as "children ......[Read More]
Differences in Greek & Romanesque Architectures

Differences in Greek & Romanesque Architectures

Although the Romans borrowed heavily from Greek architecture, they had developed their own distinct style by the fifth century B.C. Each of the two styles has distinct differences. The Greeks implemented building orders called Doric, Ionic and Corinthian, with most all buildings being square with tr......[Read More]
Wedding dress story: how is it originated?

Wedding dress story: how is it originated?

On the big day, the brides always wear gorgeous wedding dress, which has becomes a custom. The wedding gown helps make the beautiful bridal more lovely, and left the unforgotten wedding another beautiful scenery. When ... ......[Read More]
Trivia About Washington

Trivia About Washington

The state of Washington is the most Northwestern state in the contiguous United States. As of the 2010 census, the state population was nearly 7 million. The state has an abundance of national parks, forests and wildlife refuges. The largest city in the state is Seattle, which has a metropolitan pop......[Read More]
Asian Wedding Are A Dream Come True For Many Who Want A Wedding That Celebrates Culture, Tradition A

Asian Wedding Are A Dream Come True For Many Who Want A Wedding That Celebrates Culture, Tradition A

More and more people are opting to have Asian weddings. This is because they seem like such relaxed affairs. Yes there are a lot of rules and things to think about, but overall Asian weddings ... ......[Read More]
What Were Some Rights Gained or Lost in the Colonial Assembly?

What Were Some Rights Gained or Lost in the Colonial Assembly?

The colonial assemblies established numerous precedents for the U.S. Bill of Rights and the Constitution. These assemblies, though different from colony to colony, provided early Americans with a degree of local representation they could not have enjoyed in England. Moreover, many freedoms---includi......[Read More]
Village Behind the Mountain

Village Behind the Mountain

Only minutes out of Lijang town the road starts climbing dramatically. A few tight turns with increasingly precipitous drops and the sealed road turns to rock and dust. We are climbing the southern flank of ... ......[Read More]
Roman Monuments in Tarraconensis

Roman Monuments in Tarraconensis

Hispania Tarraconensis was one of only three Spanish provinces occupied by the Roman Empire. This province ran along the Mediterranean coast, from the Pyrenees Mountains to the Bay of Biscay, and include some of the Spanish plateau. Tarraconensis was a source of timber, cinnabar, pottery, marble, wi......[Read More]
Western Artists are Inconsistent in their Criticism of Religion

Western Artists are Inconsistent in their Criticism of Religion

In the mostly secular West there is a very strong tradition of rebellion and irreverence among creative people. Most visual artists, writers and performers are atheists or agnostic. And if they are religious it's pretty ... ......[Read More]
States With the Largest Native American Populations

States With the Largest Native American Populations

With over 500 federally recognized tribes throughout the United States, it may make sense to picture Native Americans as being distributed in a fairly even manner throughout the country. The opposite is true, however: according to the 2000 U.S. Census, 11 states combined contain 62 percent of the to......[Read More]
How to Pass the Color Barrier

How to Pass the Color Barrier

Racism is a reality of many a society. Judgment based on the color of one's skin has impeded scores of talented and worthy individuals from demonstrating their aptitude. Yet America has recently seen the demolition of a longstanding color barrier -- President Obama's election marked the first time a......[Read More]
Eligibility Requirements for Heating Assistance in New York

Eligibility Requirements for Heating Assistance in New York

Home heating in New York is crucial during the winter months.chemin??e image by thierry planche from Fotolia.comIn states like New York, heating assistance programs are essential due the long winters. For low-income residents of New York, utility bills can sometimes take up a.........[Read More]
Celtic Music & Dance Events in New Mexico

Celtic Music & Dance Events in New Mexico

Celtic heritage descends from Ireland and Scotland and dates back thousands of years.celtic cross image by Alison Bowden from Fotolia.comNew Mexico plays host to a variety of Celtic music and dance events throughout the year. In addition to these events, Celtic bands based in New Mexico.........[Read More]
Pretty Tattoo Ideas

Pretty Tattoo Ideas

A heart is a pretty design to consider for a tattoo.heart-shape tattoo image by Aleksej Kostin from Fotolia.comThough no one quite knows when and where tattoos originated, it is known that tattooing is a centuries old practice that has gained popularity and become part of the mainstream.........[Read More]
Mythology Is Not What It Used To Be: Part One

Mythology Is Not What It Used To Be: Part One

Once upon a time, not all that long ago, a new academic pastime came to be - the study of the mythological beliefs of our ancient ancestors. Mythology was simple. Mythology was fiction, full stop. ... ......[Read More]