History Essay Examples and Topics

John Pierpont Morgan Biography

Abstract John Pierpont Morgan popularly known as J.P Morgan is famed to be one of the few men who singles handily sustained America’s economy on different occasions. Born on 17th April 1837 to a financier father, J.P Morgan established strong links in the American financial market thus making him one of the most powerful men […]

The Dark Ages as the Golden Ages of European History

Introduction This paper examines the Dark Ages with the intention of showing the significance that this period had in the scientific and technological development of humanity. It discusses the dark ages and highlights the cultural, political, and economic deterioration that made many historians regard this period as the “dark age”. The paper then provides evidence […]

World History: the Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal Empires

The Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal Empires had been ones of the major influences on the territories of Europe, Asia, and Africa for generations and centuries. All of them covered huge territories, which today belong to many different countries. Conquest of the new territories and taking over the lands of other tribes and people has been […]

History: Latinos Civil Rights’ Winning in the Post-War U.S.

Executive Summary Contrary to the much-publicized struggle against segregation by African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans’ fight for social, economic, and racial inclusion remains relatively unwritten. Stories of white discrimination against the Hispanic-Americans remain untold, while the closer attention is paid to the struggles of the Black-Americans. Probably this gets attribution to the fact that most activities against segregation […]

Asian Studies: The Palestine-Israel Conflict Origin

Introduction: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. Where It All Started The conflict between the Arab and the Israeli population for the lands of Palestine has truly become notorious over the past few decades. What seemed to be a minor misunderstanding has quickly grown into a more serious problem and undergone a fast transformation from re-allotment of land to […]

Christopher Columbus: Biography, Discoveries, and Contributions

Nowadays, due to the development of modern technologies, people can travel around the world, visit their friends in other countries, and enjoy cultural exchange without any considerable problems. However, back in the fifteenth century, traveling to distant lands was extraordinarily challenging and dangerous, as it could take years for travelers to reach destinations. Moreover, they […]

The Life and Work of Mother Teresa

The day when the world becomes free of all its issues will probably never come. However, it does not mean that one should give up all the aspirations to make it a better place. There are numerous examples of people doing small changes every day and changing the lives of others gradually. If every individual […]

George Washington: Biography and Achievements

American history saw a lot of truly inspirational people who not only influenced the lives of American citizens but also changed the way we think about fundamental political values. George Washington is the perfect example of the person whose contribution to the history of America is hard to overestimate, as scholars note that “Washington was […]

Cleopatra’ and Caesar’ Relationship

Introduction Throughout the annals of time, there have been relationships that have quite literally steered the course of human history, while such occurrences are rare and are fortunately few and far between this does not lessen their historical importance nor their need to be studied. Before beginning on an examination of one such relationship, it […]

Benazir Bhutto: A Female Leader in a Muslim Nation

Introduction Background Information Benazir Bhutto, the first female Prime Minister of a Muslim nation, called Pakistan, is a symbol of great strength and poise. She was born on June 21, 1953, in Karachi. She was the first child of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Nusrat Ispahani. Her father, Zulfikar Ali belonged to one of the affluent […]

Impact of Rebellion on the American Revolution

The American Revolution played a big role in the shaping of the current American political, social and administrative systems (Peterson 1). Its effects were also felt globally as the former British colonies (which currently constitute the United States of America), rose up against their colonial powers to form one of the most powerful states on […]

Holiday Celebrations of the First Natives in Canada

There has been an increase in the recognition of aboriginal groups in Canada. This recognition culminated in the establishment of a National holiday meant for native Canadians. The holiday is held on June 21st each year. June 21st is appropriate because aboriginal groups in Canada attach great cultural importance to this day. The day is […]

President Clinton’s Impeachment

Introduction Andrew Johnson enjoyed a dubious honor as the first sitting President of the United States to face an impeachment trial at the hands of his government in 1868. Over a hundred and thirty years later William Jefferson Clinton, better known as Bill Clinton, became the second. Sexual morality or lack thereof, underpinned the allegations […]

The History of Thanksgiving in the United States

The author evaluates the evolution of Thanksgiving in the US. The focus was on the adoption of Thanksgiving among the middle-class and poor families during the 19th century. The author also researches on the additional elements about Thanksgiving that were introduced in the 1930s. In the 19th century, communal celebrations were done when the poor […]

History of Easter Bunny in Canada

Introduction Easter bunnies are very common in Canada during Easter. As the parents celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, children enjoy the Easter bunny gifts, “egg search,” and “egg roll” games during Easter (New moon rabbit rescue 2012). However, it is not clear if people know the exact meaning of all the actions that take […]

The Gunpowder Invention and Its Impacts on the World

Introduction The world appeared in a different place before the invention of gunpowder. Living as an individual seemed beached before the discovery of gunpowder. The combat zones did not have any explosive projectiles, artillery, or cannons. The existence of these weapons after gunpowder discovery, however, came with several bottlenecks. For instance, the changing factors such […]

Asian Studies in the Film Shower by Zhang Yang

One of the most notable features of the 1999 film Shower (directed by Zhang Yang), is that this movie does make it possible for viewers to savor the authentic taste of what used to be the realities of a Chinese living, during the nineties. The reason for this is that, throughout the mentioned historical period, […]

The New Deal and Social Welfare Policy

Introduction The New Deal is a term that was popularized by Franklin Roosevelt. It had programs and measures that he came up with to cope with the problems experienced. These problems arose because of the great depression, which occurred in the United States in 1930. The New Deal involved a number of reforms that were […]

Isocrates Panegyricus

The exchange” speech” Isocrates birth time is in 436 BC prior to the Peloponnesian war which never ended until the Greek lost their independence to Macedonia at Chaeronea in 338 BC. He was well educated and he studied with the famous rhetorician Gorgias and for ten years he wrote speeches used in law courts. At […]

The History of Housing in Abu Dhabi and Dubai

Abu Dhabi and Dubai are arguably among the most developed and fastest-growing Asian cities across the world, though little remains are known about the backdrop of their modernisation (Carter & Dunston 2006). Dubai and Abu Dhabi have a long history of civilization, though their city modernisation seems to have occurred so swiftly and in the […]

History of Western Civilizations through the works of Einhard in his famous book titled “The Life of Charlemagne”

Introduction This essay will explore the history of Western civilizations through the works of Einhard in his famous book titled “The Life of Charlemagne”. Einhard was conceived to a family of considerably inferior status in society. His parents took him to the monks of Fulda. This was one of the most prestigious learning institutions within […]

The Fall and Demise of the Soviet Union

Introduction The Soviet Union was a social state that was established in 1922. The state’s capital city was Moscow and it was ruled under a Communist party. Some of the countries that formed this union were Russia, Ukraine, and Transcaucasia. Even though this was among the strongest unions in the history of the world, the […]

The American People to 1865

Introduction In the seventeenth century, many Africans were enslaved and transported to America as farm workers. During this period, planters from Virginia and some parts of South Carolina relied on African slaves to help in farm activities such as clearing the farmland to harvest and storing of the products. Since this labor force was cheap, […]

The History of Boston

Transformation and modernization in Boston from 1950 to 1970 Boston is one of the cities of the world with fascinating history. Its foundation was laid in 1630 followed by a series of events, which led to developing the city into what it is today. Bostonians were determined to develop the city by erecting structures around […]

Vietnamese Immigrant to the United States

Background to the war Immigration Up to today, many Americans look back to the effects of the Vietnam War with much disappointment and disgust for the terrible pain performed to ‘protect’ the people of the South Vietnam from the dictatorial government. While many might still argue that the war was a matter of necessity led […]

The Coming of the Third Reich

The book The Coming of the Third Reich written Richard Evans is aimed at examining the factors that could have contributed to the rise of the Nazi regime in Germany. The author presents a chronological account of the events that shaped the cultural and political landscape of this country in the first half of the […]

Napoleon Bonaparte: His Successes and Failures

This paper is aimed at discussing Napoleon Bonaparte who can be regarded as one of the most significant figures in the history of the nineteenth century. He was the military and political leader of France during the period between 1799 and 1815. His rule produced many long-term effects inside and outside France. In particular, one […]

Women Empowerment: Did it Break Glass Ceiling?

Introduction The paper lays down the experiences of researcher and learning from the research done on glass ceiling faced by women. Though this is not a reflective essay, the findings are expressed in a narrative manner, and a conclusion has been given regarding career and glass ceiling faced by women. Empowerment and presence in the […]

Chinese feminism in the early 20th Century

Introduction Ever since the origination of the concept of feminism, it has gradually grown to become a global process. The equality of women was the issue, remaining keen for many nations for a long time. The issue was promoted through circulation of ideologies and practices, which facilitated the discussions of the human rights based on […]

Julius Caesar an Iconic Roman

Introduction Based on my personal opinion, Julius Caesar was a highly influential Roman, as a leader and as an ordinary person. He is a person who greatly influenced the then Roman people, as well as the recent generations, including Western culture affiliates. He lived between July 100 BC and March 44 BC. Caesar was a […]

Affirmative Action be Continued but with Changes

Initiated in the 1960s, the affirmative action is a collection of steps that defines the federal agenda developed to counteract the historic discrimination against certain minority groups such as women and ethic groups in the United States (Dye, 2005). The government, pressurized by the impact of mass opinions against discriminations of the minority groups, sought […]

Feedback Control: An Invisible Thread in the History of Technology

Introduction The concept of feedback control facilitated great waves of technological and scientific advancements in the last century. It led to innovations, which had significant impacts on technology during the Scientific Revolution, the Age of Electronics, the Age of Aviation, Industrial Revolution, and the Space Age. In this regard, this paper will discuss the technological […]

American Colonies Summary

Introduction The book “American Colonies” by Alan Taylor offers an opposing view to the Anglo-centric focal point through explicit review of the numerous cultural influences that created the American colony. Thus, this reflective treatise attempts to present explicit summary of the thoughts of Alan Taylor from chapter one to chapter seven in the book “American […]

The Rwandan Genocide: Hutus and Tutsi Ethnic Hatred

The Rwandan genocide caused the death of almost one million people, and the incidence will remain in history forever. The Rwandan population comprised of many Hutus and a few Tutsis. Since the Tutsis were more successful than the Hutus, there was enmity between the two groups. People have always believed that the ethnic hatred between […]

Gender Politics in Early Modern Russia

Introduction Much has been written about Europe’s political past, however a reader would be surprised to note that there is little literature coverage of women’s political roles during the period. This situation can be attributed to the cultures of this period. During this time, women were used to being ignored in political roles. Women never […]

Summary of Aung San Suu Kyi’s Biography

The biography of San Suu Kyi narrates the outstanding story of a courageous woman. As the author describes, Suu’s determination is a source of inspiration to many people in Burma. In the biography, Peter Popham treats Aung San as a non-violent politician whose efforts and courage transformed the history of Burma. In the fifth chapter, […]

The Challenges that Being Black Creates for Douglass and Obama

Introduction Life is very interesting because it has many spheres. Wherever people come from, or the challenges they have faced to reach their current position is of less significance. On literally looking at Barack Obama, the president of the United States, one would think his childhood life was on a silver platter. The same applies […]

Women as Hero

Introduction With modern socioeconomic forces behind the movement of people from their native lands to urban areas that contain cultural mixture, major world cities are witnessing an influx of disjointed immigrants who are unable to cope with their new environments. Migrating from one region to another with maximum cultural distance becomes a challenge as the […]

History of Western Civilization

Introduction The book the Agricola and Germania is about the history of Tacitus who was a senator and a famous Roman historian. He was the son of Cornelius Tacitus a famous man under Nero. Nero is an emperor who ruled the Roman Empire using dictatorship and tyrannical techniques. Furthermore, during the reign of Nero, the […]

History of Abolishing Slavery

Slavery is among the oldest institutions that spread rapidly throughout the world. It existed in the Western Hemisphere, Europe, Middle East, and vast parts of Asia for a long time. It took its roots before the emergence of any religion in the world. The principles that governed it were so peculiar. In most occasions, slaves […]

The Post World War II Nuclear Arms Race

Introduction The nuclear weapon is the most powerful and destructive weapon ever invented by mankind. This weapon played a role in ending the Second World War since the Japanese forces surrendered when atomic bombs were dropped on their cities. The impact of these bombs was devastating and mass casualties were experienced at the sites of […]

Japan and Imperialism 1853-1945 by James Huffman

Introduction James Huffman is the author of the book, Japan and Imperialism 1853-1945. The author uses a dazzling and interactive sequence of events to tell how Japan dealt with the challenge of foreign policy and victimization from colonizers. The author engages the reader by explaining how Japan responded to these challenges. Adoption and promotion of […]

The Family of Woody Guthrie: A Long Way to Oklahoma

When it comes to biographies of famous people, there is hardly a single detail of a celebrity’s that goes unnoticed by the crowd, yet there is an obvious and nonetheless strange gap of knowledge concerning the rest of the family members or the celebrity’s closest relatives. It is as if all famous people were manufactured […]

Theories Explaining the Development of Japan since 1945

The social, political, and economic development of the country can be described or explained with the help of different theories or models. This paper is aimed at examining such frameworks as ideological state apparatuses, the concept of hegemony, and orientalism. Moreover, it is necessary to determine the extent to which they are relevant to issues […]

Comparing and Contrasting the Virginia and New Jersey plans

The Virginia Plan had proposed a bicameral legislative plan to favor states with high human population and disfavor the states in the United State with small population. Each states number of representatives in the two chamber were determined by percentages of the state’s contribution, the national contribution and population size quotas, to the national development […]

“Nelson Mandela, Autobiography” Book

Introduction The book titled ‘Mandela: The Authorized bibliography’ was written by Sampson Anthony. The book was published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing group and was copyrighted in 2012, and the exclusive copyright belongs to the writer of the book who is Sampson Anthony. In his book, the writer talks about Nelson Mandela early childhood life, and […]

Transformation and Change in Australia

There is a certain nationwide pride in the recreational potentials of the Australian environment than any other environment in the world. Australia presents itself to the world as a country with perfect cultures of leisure and struggle. Cultural historians assert that the current Australian cultures resulted from a set of different colonies, cultures, and inhabitants […]

Peace and Normalisation Treaties Signed After World War II

Asia has a long and rich history and it has seen its share of wars for territory and dominance in the region. China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan have signed several treaties after World War II, which specifically outline the circumstances between the countries. The unique relationship that each nation has with the other can be […]

Arab-Israeli Conflict

Introduction No conflict can be uni-polar and always have a root cause, which may have initially instigated the beginning of the divergence. The Arab-Israeli conflict is no different. The existing tension and the perception of conflict existing in the mind of the various parties based on class, religion, gender lines creates tension on both the […]

The Collapse of the Greatest World Civilizations: the Maya, the Aztec, and the Inca Civilizations

Introduction The collapses of such great civilizations as the Maya, the Aztec, and the Inca civilizations are discussed by many researchers as rather unexpected and influenced by a lot of different factors, including environmental and social changes along with the war conflicts. The stages of the development of the Mesoamerican civilization and of the Incas […]

The Cuban Missile Crisis: The Causes and Effects

The focus on nuclear weapons was the typical feature of two powerful states’ development during the period of the Cold War. The Soviet Union and the United States were ready to use the possibilities of the nuclear weapons in order to state their superiority at the global political arena. As a result, any conflict could […]

Kuwait Walls Report

Abstract Kuwait is widely recognized for a variety of important features that the country is endowed with. Some of the most popular features include the four walls of the country that have since been reduced to three following the demolition of one of the walls to create room for the development of the Al soor […]

How historical time has been theorised by three different historians

Introduction Historical times have been a matter of contention as critics use time as a major factor when questioning the work of historians. Historians argue that they often use periodic brackets such as the nineteenth century to mark the earliest period that an event took place, but critics argue that this formula leaves a huge […]

Significance of Chinese revolution led by Mao Zedong in term of the search for modern China

According to Zhou (1996), Cultural Revolution was introduced in China by Communist Party in the 1960s. The cultural aspect was incorporated into policies of the New Democracy, which was responsible for claims of a new state for legitimacy. However, there were various anomalies identified within the New Democracy. A good example is undertaking land reforms […]

Marketing Medicine and Advertising: Dreams in China

Sherman Cochran’s article, Marketing Medicine and Advertising: Dreams in China, 1900-1950, elucidates how Chinese business people had used varied marketing strategies in order to appeal to the locals. Chinese entrepreneurs as well as Westerners attempted to infiltrate into this giant Asian market by including cultural beliefs and western alternatives in their advertisements. For example, Huang […]

Enlightenment and revolution

Introduction The modern political system of the European nations is a by-product of the enlightenment and political revolution that took place in the late eighteenth century in Europe. The mastermind philosophers of this enlightenment resided in France. The world before the enlightened political system seemed full of superstitions, irrationality, and naivety. The church and kingship […]

What Changes Do French Students Want to Make in Their Society?

The students fought for meaningful changes in the 1960-1970s. Notably, those changes were to improve educational system of the country. Nonetheless, they were also to change considerably the very basis of the society. In the first place, students demanded improvement of the tuition. Young people claimed that professors were absolutely indifferent to their subjects, students […]

The Expulsion of the Acadians

Introduction The expulsion of the Acadians from the British Colony of Nova Scotia by Governor Charles Lawrence is one of the best-known cases of forced displacement of European colonists in North America. The Acadians originated from French and they moved and settled at the North American Northeastern region called Acadia. This area was taken over […]

Indochina and Colonization

Introduction The Indochina region comprises of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia countries. This region was highly influenced by colonization. Indochina refers to a peninsula that lies slightly southwest of the Chinese Republic and on the eastern part of India. The region was part of the enormous French colonial empire that focused on ensuring that France became […]

Historical Development of Feminism and Patriarchy

Introduction Feminism refers to a movement and a set of ideologies aiming at identifying and defending the political, economic, and social rights of women in society. In particular, the major role of feminists is to advocate for equal chances for women in education and employment. Concerns of feminism emanated from imaginations of various people who […]

Law and Justice in Ancient Societies

In the ancient world, law and justice was used to maintain peace and harmony between people living in different societies. These laws were used to judge citizens of territories where ancient empires had acquired authority to administer as the dominant source of government. Ancient laws and justice systems were influenced by religious doctrines, where the […]

George Bush election campaign

The commercial (Priorities) was made for George Bush’s presidential election campaign of 2000. George Bush is talking about his vision and his agenda. Major priorities of the then-candidate were strengthening of economy, education and the military. Apart from the reflections of Bush’s vision, this commercial can be regarded as a reflection of the situation in […]

Liberty! The American Revolution

By what specific steps did the American Revolution transform from a revolt of thirteen British colonies meant to secure the colonists’ traditional English rights under Crown rule in a war meant to establish an independent nation in which the people are sovereign and equal rights before the law? Explanation The American revolt started as a […]

Asian American Study

Both Choy in ‘Empire of care: nursing and migration in Filipino American history’ and Yano in ‘Airborne dreams: “Nisei” Stewardesses and Pan American World Airways’ present the Filipino nurses and Japanese American flight attendants in the late twentieth century as victims of racism in their respective careers. The Filipino nurses in America were subjected to […]

Mary Wollstonecraft’s Achievements in Struggles for Gender Equality

The article highlights struggles which female icons had to go through in the past as they advocated for gender equality. The article highlights Mary Wollstonecraft’s achievements, a British writer who was a strong defender of women’s rights. She was a strong advocate for female emancipation in Britain and other parts of Europe. The article reveals […]

“Long Walk to Freedom” by Nelson Mandela

In the fast developing world, advances and progress move countries and nations forward but at the same time, some things are left behind and become a burden for the people and evolution to better life conditions. With particular reference to globalization there is a price that must be paid, in relation to nation’s leaders and […]

Clovis’ Influence on Christianity

Religion has been a significant and inseparable part of the human world and has seen many changes and influences over the course of its existence. Christianity, in particular, has a long history of people who have contributed to the development and further support of its fundamentals and specific direction. King Clovis is an historical figure […]

Civil Rights Movements

The United States and Europe have different historical formations. While the history of Europe is characterized by imperialism and the desire of the rich to dominate the poor, the history of the United States is characterized by racial segregation and discrimination. Before the American Revolution which culminated into American independence from Great Britain, the Americans […]

Women and feminism

Introduction Feminism refers to a movement and a set of ideologies aiming at redefining, identifying, and defending the political, economic and social rights of women in society. In particular, the major role of feminists is to advocate for equal chances for women in education and employment. The theory emerged from the imaginations of various women […]

Women, Religion, and Feminism

Introduction Religion is a powerful tool whose practices, beliefs, and traditions influence the way in which people live and relate with each other. Part of the reason why religion enjoys greater influence and power than any other practice worldwide derives from such integral components as the rituals, values and beliefs, sacred texts and scriptures, symbols, […]

Role of the Woman during the Spanish Civil War

Introduction In many wars, women have played hidden roles. They have not engaged in wars directly. Therefore, engagement through direct confrontation in the battlefield has always been preconceived as an affair of men since time immemorial. However, this notion was not the case for the Spanish war. During the Spanish war that happened from 1936 […]

The Korean March First Movement

Introduction The year 1919 holds historical significance in Korea since it was in that year that Koreans articulated their aspiration for independence from their colonial masters. On March 1, 1919, Koreans declared their independence and virtually the entire population of the country rose up in what has subsequently become known as the March First Movement. […]

The History of the Pill and Feminism

This article appears on the Public Broadcasting Website (PBS) website. The article talks about the history of the pill in the United States and makes references to the 2011 movie “The Pill”. According to the article, the pill has had a long history that is dominated by scientific and medical debates. The article also outlines […]

Modernity in Dumb Luck

The colonial era in Vietnam presents a very unfortunate experience to the Vietnamese people. Development and improvement of people’s life were measured and understand through unfounded scope that was targeted to please a few select members of society. The satirical representation of the concept of modernization presents how the Vietnamese society so much adores western […]

Impartiality: Richard Bulliet’s Islam and the West in the case of Islamo-Christian civilization

Introduction Westerners have for a long time excluded Islam from their civilization mostly because they view themselves as having a Christian history which differs from the Muslim one. For this reason, none of the two societies recognizes each other’s positive aspects. Richard Bulliet in his book, The Case for Islamo-Christian Civilization, chooses to take an […]

Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress

Nelson Mandela devoted his life to the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. He longed for democracy in his country. Clearly, he supported the African National Congress (ANC) as the major aim of this organization was to create a free democratic African state. In the first place, it is necessary to note that Nelson Mandela […]

Three names of Nelson Mandela

Some people say that the name reveals personality. Some argue that the name affects the individual’s life. However, it is clear that the name reveals existing conventions and peculiarities of the society. One of the most famous leaders, Nelson Mandela, had three names. These names can help trace the development of the society of South […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Civil Rights Movement

Martin Luther King, Jr. is one of the brightest and most persistent leaders within the Civil Rights movement. He inspired millions of people and made them take their stand. First, this preacher was seen as a religious leader who stood for Christian morality in terms of the American society, but soon he entered the US […]

Twelfth Century Renaissance: How Francis and his Franciscan Brothers both Reacted and Benefited from its Development

Introduction Many areas of Western Europe, particularly Italy, Germany and England had greatly advanced in various areas by the beginning of 12th century AD. For instance, there were advances in social organization, technology, education and economic systems (Haskins 73). The need to acquire new knowledge and develop institutions of leaning was rapidly increasing, especially in […]

The French Wars of Religion, 1562-1598

During the period of 1562-1598, France experienced wars of religion based on the significant religious division among the public, including nobles. The religious division depended on the opposition between the French Catholics and French followers of Calvinism as the form of Protestantism. The French Protestants became known as Huguenots. As a result, the religious wars […]

The biggest estate on earth: How aborigines made Australia

Introduction The book, The biggest estate on earth: How aborigines made Australia, discuses the effects of white settlement in the Australian continent. It discusses the history of the Aboriginal Australians and the way they lived before colonization. The Aboriginal Australians of the late 1700s were hunters who relied on hunting and gathering for sustain their […]

Parlement of Paris under Louis XV

The period of the reign of Louis XV is characterised by the significant public, judges, and parlements’ opposition to the monarch’s government and to the proposed policies and laws. The opposition can be explained from several perspectives. Thus, the judges did not consider the regent and Louis XV as powerful leaders because their economic and […]

Role of the Press in Civil Rights

Two veteran journalists come together to investigate the role played by the media during the Civil Rights era. Hank Klibanoff and Gene Roberts are both seasoned award winning journalists whose familiarity with south side journalism proves valuable in “The Race Beat”. The two journalists have done a tremendous job in arranging the history of the […]

Warfare and Violence in Ancient Times

Introduction Political economy is vital to existence and expansion of any country. This is evident in ancient empires, which used political economy to strengthen their grip on colonies. For instance, Imperialism, which is currently utilized in United States, was developed by Assyrians. Moreover, use of electric batteries, flush toilets, paved roads and locks were used […]

Causes of Civil War in America

The source of Civil War in America could have resulted from various reasons. For instance, slavery in the U.S greatly triggered the eruption of Civil War in America. It started in Virginia as early as 1619. Before the Civil War, the conflict between the northern and southern American States revolved around the issue of slavery. […]

The Mexican War

Introduction The Mexican War refers to the armed conflict that arose between the United States and Mexico during the 19th century. The conflict started when Mexico attacked the American troops that were stationed at the southern border of Texas in 1846. The confrontation came to an end when General Winfield Scott of the United States […]

What Women Desire Most

During the medieval period, women had social status and a role that was conclusively determined by some influential and powerful church leaders and male theologians. The perception of women grew out of patriarchal interpretations of the holy bible (Wilson 132). This paper discusses what women desired most during the medieval time by providing examples of […]

Ancient Societies in Mesopotamia and Ancient Societies in Africa

Introduction Students of world history face a great deal of problem with the term ancient world partly because it traces its origin from western historical thought. The narrow perspective with which this term has been treated to has confined ancient history to the period from the rise of civilization in South West Asia and Egypt […]

Indira Gandhi: Autocratic Leader of India

Introduction Indira Gandhi was born of Priyadarshini Nehru in 1917 in Allahabad province of India. She was the daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru who was India’s first prime minister. Indira had the chance to enjoy excellent education by going to Somerville College, as well as the Oxford University from where she finalized her college education. Indira […]

Abraham Lincoln Biography

Abraham Lincoln is one of the most acclaimed presidents of the United States of America. He is commemorated for his determination and perseverance in leading the nation. The main accomplishment of his Presidency was the civil war that took place in 1861-1865. During the war, eleven nations withdrew from the union, and Lincoln strongly believed […]

Movement against the British Rule in India

Between 1920 and 1922 there was a non-cooperation movement that was organized by the Indians against the British rule. These were the Indians trying to struggle for their freedom; Mahatma Gandhi was led this movement that was supported by the Indian National Congress. The movement was focused on resisting the British from occupying India (Partha […]

Ethnographic state in India

Indians rebelled against British in 1857. The rebellion made British realize that their influence against the Indians had diminished, making the London-based British government to enhance direct control against the Indians than before. The then Indian country relied on British East India company capabilities to govern. The British did their best to understand the Indian […]

The Dragon’s Village Response Paper

The “Dragon’s Village” is a book written by Yuan-tsun Chen, which discusses the impact of communism in China. The book is set in the 1950’s when China had just emerged out of World War II. The book focuses on teenage girl, Ling-ling who chooses to stay back in mainland China as her family flees to […]

Did the USA need to drop the bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

Introduction Historically, the United States is a democratic state and it has strived to promote democracy by ending dictatorial leaderships, which abuse human rights and peace in different states across the world. The US and Japan had a tedious relationship before and during the Second World War. Both nations believed to have more powers than […]

Role of Cricket in Australia during the 1930s

Introduction Since historical times, sporting activities have played a significant role in human society. Games have been used for enjoyment purposes by the community. Sports have also been used to promote social cohesion since they serve as a platform for the community to come together and interact as they play or support their teams. Nations […]

The Cold War

The end of World War II has opened a new era in human relations and particularly, how Russians and Americans viewed the new world and each other. The book by John Lewis Gaddis titled “The Cold War” gives accounts, different perspectives and analysis, as to what has happened after Hitler and Germany were defeated and […]

The American Cowboy Meaning

Introduction The American cowboy came from a popular uprising of the vaquero (in North Mexico), which referred to an animal herder who looked after cattle in Northern America with the use of Horses (Pryor 33). Currently, the cowboy movement is a popular and legendary hallmark of American history. In other parts of the world, the […]

Early History of Japan: The Battle for the Surrendered Realm

Identifications The battle of Sekigahara, also called “The Battle for the Surrendered Realm” took place in the early 17th century. Sekigahara was the gate or passage between The East and West of Japan. It was believed that whoever had jurisdiction over this portion ran the whole of Japan. The battle of Sekigahara is generally referred […]