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A History of Children

By Tim Lambert Life for children in the past was hard and dangerous. In the past, many of the children born died before they could grow up. As many as 25% of children died before their fifth birthday. As many as 40% of the people born died before they were 16. Even if they survived… Continue reading A History of Children

The Impact of History on Modern Education in the United States

History has always played a pivotal role in modern education but since the 1960s, the United States of America has changed its educational reforms widely. The current existing laws are because of developmental changes that were inspired by history. Throughout the years, education has changed and shifted students for the better. These changes were bought… Continue reading The Impact of History on Modern Education in the United States

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A History of Ancient China

By Tim Lambert After 10,000 BC people in China lived by hunting and gathering plants. Then, about 5,000 BC, the Chinese began farming. From about 5,000 BC rice was cultivated in southern China and millet was grown in the north. By 5,000 BC dogs and pigs were domesticated. By 3,000 BC sheep and (in the… Continue reading A History of Ancient China

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A History of Angels

By Tim Lambert Angels were intermediaries between God and human beings. (The word angel is derived from the Greek word angelos, which means messenger). The study of angels was called Angelology. Angels in the Bible The Bible often mentions angels. In fact, angels are mentioned 273 times. The Bible says that human beings were made… Continue reading A History of Angels

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A Dictionary of History

By Tim Lambert A ABRAHAM MAN In Tudor times an Abraham man was one who begged alms by pretending to be mad. The name comes from Abraham Ward in Bedlam. ABSOLUTE MONARCHY This is a political system where the monarch has unlimited power. It was summed up the French king Louis XIV who said ‘I… Continue reading A Dictionary of History

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