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Hungry as a Hostage: Homer and the Trojan War

The Trojan War was a quasi-historical war that took place during the dark ages of Greece. It was documented in a variety of works some of which are attributed to the poet an ancient poet who history knows very little about. 1,137 more words

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God’s Chosen People

The crusades were a time of great religious fervor and devotion. They were a time when all of the followers of the God of Abraham got together to discuss which sect would have access to the holly lands. 1,341 more words

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Damn You, McDonalds

Amazonia, Brazil is just one of the many states that are dominated by the Amazon rainforest. However, the landscape of this and many other rainforest areas are changing. 707 more words

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Caribbean Tourism

After the sugar market collapsed, the islands of the Caribbean have dealt with poverty and overcrowding as the resources of their island economies have proven to be too few and the cost of importing their necessities have become too high. 1,355 more words

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One History: Two Outcomes

Contrary to the typical American assumption that everything south of the U.S. Mexico border is hot dry and culturally uniform, the developing countries of Middle and South America have developed from a patchwork of European, African, and Native American influences, and each of these cultural influences combined with the diverse physical make up of this vast area of land have created a rich cultural and political landscape. 967 more words

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Monsooner Or Later

India has a population of more than one billion people in a land one-half the size of the United States, and the population of India is expected to double every thirty-six years. 548 more words

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Caste it and Let it Sit

According to Jiu-Hwa Upshur, the Indus River Valley Civilization was on its way out by the time of the Aryan invasion (Upshur 64). Therefore, the Aryan Invasion was not likely to have been much of what one would consider an invasion. 678 more words

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