Women were active in the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. A female Cambodian Khmer Rouge soldier is shown in the photograph holding an AK-47. They got their support from China, North Vietnam, and the Pathet Lao. The Khmer Rouge fought to deposed the Norodom Sihanouck and Lon Nol governments. The Cambodian Civil War broke out in […]Read more "Khmer Rouge Soldier"
President Gamal Abdel Nasser was interviewed by Clifton Daniel of the New York Times. The program was a collaboration with National Educational Television. The interview discusses the freedom of navigation of the Suez Canal and the conflict with Israel. Nasser mention the roots of the Arab-Israeli conflict were based around partition. There was a Jewish […]Read more "Gamal Abdel Nasser Interview (1969)"
George Tupou I was the first monarch of united modern Tonga. Prior to his rule Tonga was divided among various chiefs. Wars and various battles were fought for control of the island. Being a skilled warrior who also used diplomacy, Tonga was unified in 1852. His reign would last from 1845 to 1893. The image […]Read more "George Tupou I At His Palace (1884)"
Writing an essay requires a certain set of directions. Having a method and approach to writing can ensure a high level of quality. Essays must have a structure. The basic structure is the thesis, support, and conclusion. The thesis is the argument or position that will be presented to the reader. The support refers to […]Read more "How to Write a History Essay"
President Marie Francois Sadi Carnot was assassinated in 1894 by Sante Geronimo Caserio . The newspaper Le Petit Journal reported the president had been stabbed. Caserio was an anarchist who killed Carnot as an act of vengeance for the executions Auguste Vaillant and Emile Henry. Vaillant and Henry were notable anarchists who wanted to see […]Read more "The Assassination of Marie Francois Sadi Carnot Le Petit Journal Frontpage (1894)"
The mask of Tutankhamen is one of the most recognizable artworks from ancient Egypt. It depicts Pharaoh Tutankhamen who reigned from 1334 to 1325 B.C.E and was part of the 18th dynasty. This artifact remained hidden until it was found by Howard Carter in 1925. The mask of Tutankhamen was located in the Valley of […]Read more "The Mask of Tutankhamun (1323 B.C.E)"
Patsy T. Mink was the co-founder along with Norman Mineta of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus. The photograph above shows Nancy Pelosi and Norman Mineta in the background. Don Edwards and Neil Abercrombie, Robert Underwood also appear during the announcement. CAPAC was designed to address the issues facing the Asian and the Pacific Islander […]Read more "Patsy T. Mink Announces The Formation of The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (1994)"
The age of European colonial imperialism effected China negatively. During the 19th century China was gradually being divided among the British, Germans, French, and Russians into spheres of influence. The Japanese Empire also become more involved in gaining territory. The Chinese would resist and the Boxer Rebellion became the image of that anti-colonial resistance. The […]Read more "The Yellow Terror in All His Glory (1899)"
Artemisia Gentileschi was one of the prominent Italian artists of the baroque period. Women during this time had limited opportunities to get work as or become professional artists , but her talent was too great. She had a vast body of art work , which people were willing to buy. Lucretia depicts a noble woman […]Read more "Artemisia Gentileschi’s Lucretia (1623-1625)"
Christianity was a unifying force for Ethiopia . The photograph captures Empress Zewditu (1876-1930) with one of her favored priests. She was a conservative in both religious and political contexts. During her reign the Ethiopian Orthodox Church was promoted more . More churches were constructed in the country . Zewditu was a firm believer in […]Read more "Empress Zewditu With Her Priest"