The Philosophies related to history

The philosophies involved in history are generally related to the theoretical attributes of the history. The basic senses are used to distinguish from each other in the historical philosophies include the critical philosophy and the speculative philosophy .The branch of critical philosophy…

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Battle of Delville Wood: 14 July – 3 September 1916

The Battle of Delville Wood lasted between 15 July and 3 September 1916. It was the series of military engagement in the Battle of the Somme. This battle was fought between the British Empire and the German Empire. The Commander of the British Expeditionary Force, General Douglas Haig wanted to…

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Battle of Jutland: 31 May – 1 June 1916

The Battle of Jutland was a naval battle in the World War I. It has begun on 31 May and lasted until 1 June 1916 between the Imperial German Navy's High Seas Fleet and the British Royal Navy’s Grand fleet and. The British force was led by Admiral Sir John Jellicoe and Germans by…

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Battle of Wadi: 13 January 1916

The Battle of Wadi occurred on 13 January 1916. It was fought in the World War I, between the United Kingdom and British India versus the Ottoman Empire. It was an unsuccessful British attempt to relieve forces under Sir Charles Townshend under the siege by the Ottomans 6th Army. The British forces…

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Battle of Sheikh Sa'ad: 6–8 January 1916

The Battle of Sheikh Sa'ad lasted from 6 to 8 January 1916. It was a part of the Mesopotamian Campaign during the World War I. The location of the battle was along the banks of the Tigris River. This was the first engagement by the Tigris Corps trying to break through the lines of the Ottomans.…

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Battle of Loos: 25 September – 14 October 1915

The Battle of Loos was the largest British offensive on the Western Front in the World War I. This battle is known for the first poison gas use by the British and their New Army units. The Battle of Loos was an attempt to break the German defense in Champagne and Artois. French and British armies…

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History of the United States

History of the U.S. is begin with the arrival of Columbus in 1492. In recent decades yank faculties and universities usually have shifted back in time to incorporate a lot of on the colonial amount and far a lot of on the period of the Native. All 13 colonies united in a very Congress that referred…

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Battle of Gully Ravine

The Battle of Gully Ravine was fought at Cape Helles (Gallipoli peninsula). The attack at Gully Ravine and preceding the 3rd Battle of Krithia had many things in common with the Western Front prevailing. Other Allied attack at Helles was mostly unsuccessful. However, the Battle of Gully Ravine was…

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World War I- The Battle of Festubert

The Battle of Festubert lasted between 15 and 25 May 1915. It was the battle in the World War I on the western front. The attacks of the British First and French 10th Army created the series of attacks in the Second Battle of Artois. The attack consisted of slow, artillery fire that should prepare…

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Statue Of Liberty Stands On Liberty Island But Welcomes Everyone To The US

The Statue of Liberty is a copper statue gifted to the people of the US by the people of France as a memento to appreciate the alliance that had come up between the French and the Americans for the purpose of the American Revolution. The Statue of Liberty is the shortened name for 'Liberty…

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Battle of Shaiba

The Battle of Shaiba was fought between British and Ottoman forces from 12 to 14 April 1915. Ottoman forces wanted to take over the city of Basra. Suleiman Askeri, the Ottoman commander, had at his disposal 18.000 soldiers. 14.000 of them were regular soldiers. The rest were members of the Istanbul…

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A Church Where Romans Moved From Worshipping Mars And Venus To Jesus Christ

The dome of the pantheon remains the largest structural dome ever constructed of unenforced concrete. It stands about 43m above the ground. To support the huge dome of the Pantheon, reinforcement was not used. The walls of the structure were made thick at the bottom, and it decreased as one went up.…

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Battle of Neuve Chapelle

The Battle of Neuve Chapelle lasted from 10 to 13 March 1915. It was one of the battles in the World War I. This was a British offensive in the French region Artois. It broke through at Neuve-Chapelle. British troops relieved French troops in Flanders. The Battle of Neuve Chapelle should cause a…

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Battle of Tannenberg

The Battle of Tannenberg was a battle in the World War I. It occurred in the early months of the war between Russia and Germany. This battle was fought between 26 August and 30 August 1914. After the battle, the Russian Second Army was completely destroyed. Also, the commanding general, Alexander…

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George Washington In A Nutshell

Till this day, George Washington is still known as the father of the United States. This is because history proves that his entire adult life was spent tending the country. When Washington became a teenager, he quit school. He began to take the journey of a surveyor, particularly in Virginia and the…

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Battle of Cer

The Battle of Cer was fought between Serbia and Austria-Hungary. It was a battle during the Serbian Campaign in the World War I. This battle was fought in August 1914. The place of the battle was near Cer Mountain and town of Šabac. The Battle of Cer started on 15 August. It was a battle in…

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Amazing historical facts concerning time

When you think about some amazing things, you probably don’t think about time and how it different was before. For example today we take pictures every one or two minutes, and we take as many pictures as we can, but did you know that now we take a lot more photos in a short period of time,…

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Discover Scenic Beauty In Alhambra When You Visit Spain

Alhambra is a palace and fortress in Spain. It found itself in the world in the form of a small fortress in the year 889, but was soon lost in oblivion. It was rediscovered in the form of ruins in the middle of the 11th century by the emir of Granada. The year 1333 saw to its conversion into a…

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Potala Palace In Tibet Has Many Documents Of Historical Importance

The Potala Palace is the house that held the Dalai Lama before he ran away to India to seek refuge following the 1959 Tibetan uprising. Its location between two famous monasteries and Lhasa make it the ideal for being the focal point of government. The name originates from Mount Potala in India.…

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Battle of Leyte Gulf

The Battle of Leyte Gulf is also known as the Second Battle of the Philippine Sea. It is considered as the biggest battle in the World War II. According to other criteria, it is the biggest naval battle in history. Other, great naval battles in history were: Battle of Salamis (480 BCE) and the…

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Battle of the Somme

The Battle of the Somme is also known as the Somme Offensive. This was one of the battles during the World War I, fought between French and British empires against the German Empire. The Battle of the Somme took place on both sides of the River Somme. It lasted from 1 July until 18 November 1916.…

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Irena Sendler – true hero

Probably not many of you have heard about this amazing woman. This lady was a true hero because she rescued 2,500 infants during World War ll. We all know how dangerous it was to live in Poland as a Jew during that war. In 1942, almost 500,000 Polish Jews were herded into a Ghetto. Ghetto was one of…

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History of Australian Aboriginals

When the British arrived in 1788, it is predicted that there were around 300,000 Aboriginal people who were living in Australia. They lived in small group, usually family groups and were leading nomadic life, which means that they were moving with the changes in the seasons, because they wanted to…

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Battle of Antietam

The Battle of Antietam was fought on September 17, 1862. The location was near Sharpsburg, Maryland. Because of this, the second name for this battle is the Battle of Sharpsburg. The Battle of Antietam is the first battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union territory. Also, this is the…

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Understanding the History behind the Palace of Versailles

The Palace of Versailles is one of the most famous of tourist attractions in Versailles, France. It was built during the period of the early fourteenth and fifteenth centuries and stands tall even today. To know more about the history behind the palace, read on. The palace of Versailles was built…

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Battle of Stalingrad

The Battle of Stalingrad (now Volgograd), was one of the largest battles in the World War II. In it, Germany and its allies, wanted to capture and control this city, located in Southern Russia. Because of a direct attack on the city and civilians by air raids, this battle is often known as one of…

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What have we learned from the World War ll ?

This war was one of the worst " things " that hit the world. So many victims, lost homes, even entire towns, rage, hatred, betrayal. Have we learned anything, did we become better people after that, or is it all the same, or maybe even worse? Families ended because a lot of young men died…

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Trojan War

According to the Greek mythology, the Trojan War was between Greeks (Achaeans) and the city of Troy. This war started when Paris took Helen from her husband, king of Sparta, Menelaus. The Trojan War was described in many works in the Greek literature. The most important and known is Homer’s…

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Attack on Pearl Harbor

On December 7, 1941 the Imperial Japanese Navy attacked Pearl Harbor, the United States naval base. This battle is known as the attack on Pearl Harbor. This attack was responsible for the entry of the United States in the World War II. This attack was done in order to prevent U.S Pacific Fleet from…

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World War l

World War l will be remembered as one of the wars that took so many lives and casualties, and since last year was one hundred years since its beginning, we decided to give you some information about it. In June 28, 1914 Gavrilo Princip, Serbian member of the movement " Young Bosnia "…

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Ancient Egyptian music and art

Ancient Egyptian art was really important and a big part of the lives of ancient Egyptians. It wasn't only because their art was beautiful, but because it had some meaning. For example they painted tomb walls with religious themes and images, and were also writing texts, and it was because they…

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China’s adverse history

Records of the grand historian are one of the ancient historical texts which hold everything about the diverse history of china along with the historical text named Bamboo Annals. The yellow river in China is considered as the cradle of the Chinese civilization. In the Neolithic era various cultures…

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Reason behind complex culture of America

Talking about the glorious history of America and do not include the name of Christopher Columbus will not be fare at all. He was the first person who had arrived America for the very first time in 1492. Indigenous people lived in America from thousands of years and they are the reason behind the…

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Advantages of Studying History in College

To graduate in History from college may seem to be rather painstaking but the effort is one that is more than likely to be worthwhile. To know more about the advantages that you can experience when you study history in college, you need to keep the following points in mind. Helps you to Take up a…

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8000 year-old winemaking evidence found in Georgia

There is so much in the world being discovered every day that gives us a glimpse into ancient civilization. Scientists found 8000-year-old pots in North Western Iran that indicate people made grape wine in ancient times. The earthen pots was scientifically checked and tested for residue. Some pots…

Agnes B. Marshall was the “Martha Stewart” of her day

Savory ice cream, intricate toppings, and complex molds are some of the things that you can find in a fancy restaurant. However, did you know that these things were also available in the 19th Century? Agnes Marshall, long before anyone discovered the exceptional culinary skills of Martha Stewart,…

What is the History of the Fourth of July?

We observe American Independence Day on the Fourth of July every year. We consider July 4, 1776, as a day that speaks about the Declaration of Independence and the introduction of the United States of America as an autonomous country. July 4, 1776 was not actually the day that the Continental…

Titanic hero given headstone after 75 years

A Titanic seaman and hero during the ill-fated night of April 14, 1912, will finally receive a well-deserved headstone. Robert Hopkins, who died in 1943, was an unsung hero who helped save the group of people traveling in his lifeboat. Since his death, his grave had rested with no headstone since…

How did the French arrive in Louisiana?

Each state in the United States has influences from different parts of the world. Louisiana is today one of the most diversified states in the country, but everything started from a small French expedition. Until the 17th century, Europeans did not choose to settle in Louisiana because it was quite…

1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster remembered

The 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster is one of those disasters that shocked the world because the world saw it unfolding on live TV. It has been 30 years since this tragedy happened. It not only stunned the NASA agency but also every country that was exploring space travel and the effects will…

The story of historical fiction in terms of Sparta

The historians are divided over their opinion of historical fiction. Developing a story based on true historical character is becoming a norm in films as well as literature. The historians mostly don’t like the fact that writers tend to over exaggerate and manipulate history to catch the…

Sixth Battle of the Isonzo: 6 August-17 August 1916

The Sixth Battle of the Isonzo is known as the successful Italian offensive in the World War I. The Battle of Gorizia is the second name for the Sixth Battle of the Isonzo. It was fought between the Kingdom of Italy and Austria-Hungary. The Italian army was led by Luigi Cadorna. He had at disposal…

Battle of Fromelles: 19–20 July 1916

The Battle of Fromelles was the military operation, conducted by Britain on the Western Front during the World War I. This battle occurred on 19 July 1916 and it ended on the next day. The GHQ (General Headquarters) of the BEF (British Expeditionary Force) ordered to the 1st and 2nd Army to prepare…

The History of Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola is definitely one of the most famous drinks in the world. After more than one hundred years it is still some kind of cult and it seems like it will never stop being one. People all around the world adore this beverage and we cannot blame them since Coca-Cola’s taste is really…

Lake Naroch Offensive: March 18 – April 1916

The Lake Naroch Offensive was fought between March and April 1916. The Russian army had numerical superiority, but they lost. They had severe losses. The Russian army was led by Alexei Kuropatkin and Alexei Evert. They had at their disposal: 480.000 soldiers and 1.000 guns. On the other side, the…

Battle of Hanna: 21 January 1916

The Battle of Hanna was fought on 21 January 1916. It was one of the battles on the Mesopotamian front in the World War I. The battle of Hanna was fought between Anglo-Indian and Ottoman forces. The Anglo-Indian forces were led by Fenton Aylmer. He had, at his disposal 10.000 men. The Ottoman Forces…