The French & Indian/Seven Years' War began to wind down between 1760 and 1763. While the Duke of Brunswick ably defended Hanover, Frederick the Great and Prussia battled for survival. The French & Indian/Seven Years' War concluded in 1763 with the Treaty of Paris.
September 10, 1813 - Master Commandant Oliver H. Perry (right) defeats the British at the Battle of Lake Erie. Through the first half of 1813, American and
Some of the major writings by ancient Greeks on the topic of democracy.
World War II consumed the globe from 1939 to 1945. This gallery includes a variety of pictures from World War II showing battlefields and notable locations in North Africa and Europe. The effects of World War II reshaped the global landscape and are still felt today. This photo shows Field Marshal E
The Botai are an ancient people who have live in the north central area of what is now Kazakhstan.
A biography of Sir Seretse Khama, African nationalist leader and first president of Botswana.
Summary of James Cuno's book "Whose Culture? The Promise of Museums and the Debate Over Antiquities".
Operation Compass was the first major campaign of the war in the Western Desert. Beginning in December 1940, British troops pushed the Italians out of Egypt and drove them back across Libya. Relying on superior mobility, the British troops in Operation Compass were able to encircle and destroy the I
These photographs of Olympia are courtesy of John and Kathryn Wildgen. They have kindly released them into the public domain, and they are free for your use.
The Age of Pericles falls within the Classical Age of Greece. Pericles was the foremost leader of Athens Greece.
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On September 6, 1781, American forces were defeated at the Battle of Groton Heights. Raiding New London, CT, British troops, led by traitor Benedict Arnold, landed and burned the town. Advancing on Fort Griswold, the Battle of Groton Heights saw the British storm and capture the fort against America