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Time zones, an innovation by American railroads in 1883, eventually spread worldwide.
The California Gold Rush, which kicked off in 1848, quickly changed a remote and sparsely populated territory into a thriving state.
Passchendaele and the Battles of Ypres 1914 - 18 by Martin Marix Evans
Forty Acres and a Mule was a promise made, but never kept, to freed slaves at the end of the Civil War.
China has a long tradition of fine painting, dating as far back as the Neolithic period. By the Tang dynasty (618-907), exquisite and delicate watercolors featuring noble ladies and court life were produced. The tradition of Chinese painting continued to flourish as Imperial Art Academies were creat
Read what Herodotus has to say about the contributions of the Egyptians to the calendar.
At the start of the 60's, British Music was just emerging from obscurity with Cliff Richard, Billy Fury, Adam Faith beginning to become known worldwide. By the end of the decade British Music
The facts one should know about Grover Cleveland, 22nd president of the United States.
A picture of a wrecked locomotive, twisted trackage, and shattered roundhouse caused by B-29 aerial bombing, during the Korean War.
The genre of realism is an art form that depicts a scene exactly as it is in real life. A realism movement started in the 18th century but wasn't big until the mid-19th century. Famous realism artists include Thomas Eakins, John Singleton Copley, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Gustave Courbet and Leonar
Realism in art essentially refers to composition constructed as plainly and without interpretation as possible. The movement is generally noted to have originated from France around the 1850s. Artists sought to resist the more romantic notions represented in art and also to depict the realities of t