A History of the Ivy League

Why is it that so many brilliant students around the world so desperately want to study in eight schools located in the Northeastern part of the US? Why is it so that certificates from Brown, Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Columbia, Princeton, and Dartmouth universities and the University of Pennsylvania open literally every door? The history of… Continue reading A History of the Ivy League

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A Riveting History of Games

Today, everyone knows at least one board game, one outdoor game, and one indoor game easily. There are scores of options to select from here too. Thanks to the evolution in this genre. We have games from across the world available at the click of a button or right at home with us. We know… Continue reading A Riveting History of Games

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Who Invented Exams? A History of Examination

Introduction Many students are frustrated by the idea that they have to write challenging exams after every academic period. These exams serve as a determinant to prove the effectiveness of their learning and studying activities. A large chunk of a student’s educational experience is spent in the examination hall. The type of examination written by… Continue reading Who Invented Exams? A History of Examination

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The first fatal vehicle accident

On 31 August 1869, an Irish woman named Mary Ward became the first person to be killed by a road motor vehicle. She was travelling in a steam-powered vehicle built by her cousin. But she fell off and went under a steel wheel.

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Football

Hands up who likes football? Hands up who doesn’t? I’m talking about soccer, football as we know it here in the UK. It is a game played across the globe as proved by David Beckham when he played a game on every continent back in 2015, making history! In Europe football fans have been cheering… Continue reading Football

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A History of Gambling in the UK

The British have long enjoyed different forms of gambling. In fact, if we look back at the history of wagering in the UK, we can see that this country has played a key role in the evolution of gambling over the centuries. The First National Lottery Draw Up to the 17th Century – horse racing… Continue reading A History of Gambling in the UK

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Visit New Zealand

New Zealand is known for its diverse landscape and natural outlook. There are many exotic destinations to visit in New Zealand that it is challenging to decide where to go. Read on to learn about six destinations you can visit for a memorable trip. Bay Islands Bay Islands are one of the top tourist attractions in New… Continue reading Visit New Zealand

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Slaves in Anglo-Saxon Bristol

 I found this interesting article about slaves in Anglo-Saxon Bristol https://www.buildinghistory.org/bristol/saxonslaves.shtml

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