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What is the Holodomor Famine?

Holodomor, in Ukrainian, means “death by hunger.” This Famine came about as a direct result of policies created and imposed on Ukraine by the Soviet regime which covered it up and denied it, ensuring that it would not be known for decades. Holodomor also known as Great famine started in 1932 and ended in 1933 […]

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What and Why of Hippie Culture.

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word Hippie? When the citizens of a nation question the government in power, it gives birth to protest. History is full of people who revolted against the government and started a movement. We know what an impact a joined group fighting […]

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Hitler’s Religion: Was Hitler an Atheist, Christian, or Something Else?

Credit: warfarehistorynetwork.com The religious beliefs of Adolf Hitler are frequently misunderstood as either Christian or Atheist. A look at his own words reveals a complicated truth. Guest Post By History on the Net No matter how little you know about history, you know something about Adolf Hitler. And if you want to shut down an […]

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[Video]Discovering the World: A Brief History of Human Migrations

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Shinzo Abe: A timeline of the career of the assassinated former Japanese PM

Shinzo Abe, who was killed at a campaign rally in western Japan on Friday, was the nation’s longest-serving prime minister and was born into a prominent political family. He is credited with bringing some stability to Japan after a period of economic stagnation and frequent leadership changes, but he also infuriated China and South Korea, […]

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5 facts about evolution and religion

Are faith and belief in evolution necessarily at odds? According to Pope Francis, the answer is no. Indeed, the pope recently reaffirmed the Roman Catholic Church’s view that “evolution in nature is not inconsistent” with church teaching on creation, pushing the debate on human origins back into the news. Although most U.S. Catholics accept the idea of evolution in […]

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DEMOCRACY, MONARCHY AND DICTATORSHIP: TYPES OF GOVERNMENT SYSTEMS

Credit: borgenproject.org Aristotle was the first to define three principal types of government systems in the fourth century B.C. These consisted of monarchy, aristocracy and polity. Since then, many more have been formulated, but the main themes and ideas have remained. Today, the five most common government systems include democracy, republic, monarchy, communism and dictatorship. This list details what […]

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Alexander the Great in India: Furthest and Final Conquests 327-325 BCE

Credit: thecollector.com After conquering most of the Achaemenid Empire Alexander the Great turned his attention to India. Here on the Indian subcontinent, he would fight some of the hardest battles of his career. With the conquest of the Achaemenid Empire all but complete, Alexander the Great continued to march his armies eastwards into the Indian […]

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10 Most Famous French Revolution Paintings

Credit: artst.org The French Revolution was a period of profound political and social upheaval in France that started with the Estates General in 1789 and concluded in November 1799 with the foundation of the French Consulate. Many of its concepts are now regarded core liberal democratic values, while terms like liberté, égalité, fraternité resurfaced in […]

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