History

For those that like digging up the past, history is on your side, do not give up digging because its through uncovering our past experiences that we manage to handle the hardships we go through today. Well documented history can become a great tool to be used as a guide that will help the modern day humans overcome the challenges they are facing at present. Prepare for the future but never forget about the past” is the common phrase motivational speakers bombard us every single day

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A little trouble in a small Caribbean nation

A little trouble in a small Caribbean nation

Cuba was not the only troubled island nation in Latin America in the 1960s. Many countries experienced a shift toward the political left and were disrupted by a series of coups and assassinations, one of these nations is the Dominican republic. The Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo, assassinated in 1961, was succeeded by Juan Bosch, the first […]

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The Puzzling policies of some small Caribbean Statesmen

The Puzzling policies of some small Caribbean Statesmen

In 1986 the 30-year reign of the Duvalier family ended when “President for Life” Jean-Claude Duvalier was forced into exile. The people of Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, hoped that they would soon have a democratic government. The military regime that  first took control of the government reluctantly allowed an election to

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The unprecedented changes in the Latino Community

The unprecedented changes in the Latino Community

Events in the last several decades have given rise to new political and social pressures in Latin American society. By the early 1990s, most of the countries of Latin America were moving toward constitutional government. Women are one emerging political force. The struggle for women’s right to vote began in Latin America around World War

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The frightening Storms brewing over Arabia after a terrible global conflict

The frightening Storms brewing over Arabia after a terrible global conflict

  British Withdrawal from the Middle East Like the French, the British also faced major challenges to their influence and position in the Middle East after World War II. During the war, Britain had stationed huge numbers of troops in Egypt to protect its interests. As in World War I, the British, supported by the

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Something really tragic took out the beautiful giant lizards called the dinosaurs

Something really tragic took out the beautiful giant lizards called the dinosaurs

    Dinosaurs disappeared abruptly from the fossil record sixty five million years ago, within a time frame of less than two million years. their extinction marked the end of the Mesozoic era. Some animal groups however survived this mass extinction. there are many explanations to this tragedy which includes volcanoes and infectious diseases, the

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The deadly weapons that emerged in the first mechanized global conflict

World War I was an industrialized war. Industry produced weapons with the same efficient mass production methods that it had applied to other products. One of the most important new weapons of World War I was the machine gun. Its sweeping, rapid-fire spray of bullets was deadly and often made infantry advances terribly costly. To

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Some drastic changes brought about by the industrial revolution

Beginning in the early 1800s, manufacturers increasingly applied the findings of pure science to their businesses, generating a new wave of industrial growth. Electricity, a tremendous new source of power, was developed and used to run generators, lights, the telephone, and the telegraph. The invention of the internal combustion engine led to the development of

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When Latin American Economies were auctioned off to the highest bidders

When Latin American Economies were auctioned off to the highest bidders

Foreign investors, particularly from Great Britain, owned many of the new railroads, ranches, plantations, and mines in Latin America. Foreign banks financed large-scale commercial agriculture. Central governments allowed foreign capital to enter their countries without much regulation in the hope that foreigners would develop the economy by establishing new businesses there. However, investors usually sent

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