All About Alexander the Great Who was Alexander the Great? A question that's not easy to answer. Alexander was loved by some, hated by others, and feared by many. This lesson covers key facts about Alexander the Great. Introduce this enigmatic character to your class.
Let Freedom Ring! Studying an American Timeline Are you looking to brush up on your American history knowledge? What was the Revolutionary War? What did the Civil War do to change our country's way of thinking? Some of these topics are addressed in this guide along with other historical events and people detailing how America was born and raised.
Bountiful Beginnings: What Is a Cornucopia? More commonly known as the Horn of Plenty, is a cornucopia really a horn? What is it filled with--plenty of what? As the Greek legend goes, this "horn" comes originally from that of a goat. Learn how it has been transformed into a fall table decoration over the years. What does it represent today?
A Collection of Homework Tips to Help You Study the Middle Ages The Black Death and the Feudal society are two important characteristics of the Middle Ages. When studying that period it's also important to include areas such as art, architecture and music. Many do not understand that the culture of music was a common aspect of everyday life as well as working
What Caused the Decline of the Roman Empire? During the AD 200s, Germanic tribes successfully attacked the Roman Empire, which was already on the decline. But why? Political unrest, inflation, and a stream of incompetent emperors are cited as causes.
Jimmy Carter: From Georgia to the White House and Beyond Unfortunately, and perhaps unfairly, Jimmy Carter's presidency is not always remembered fondly. Despite this, he is well-respected worldwide for his tireless efforts to encourage peaceful solutions to conflict, guarantee human rights are not violated, and help those in need.