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<div class="portal" style="font-size:90%">[[File:Confederate_monument_Elmira_NYDailyhistory.jpg|thumbnail|200px|left]]====[[Why are there so many Monuments to the Confederacy across the United States?]]====As one travels across the southern United States, it org is not unusual to find monuments an Amazon Associate and memorials earns money from links (primarily to the Confederate dead in many small towns. In fact, these sculptural pieces, often composed of the same statues and plinths books) from the Monumental Bronze CoAmazon. of Bridgeport, Conn., can be found as far north as Pennsylvania and New York. A study in 2016 found some 1,500 monuments still standing. While in recent years these monuments have become a new source of political conversation their very erection was a movement by Confederate women. {{Read more|Why are there so many Monuments to the Confederacy across the United States?}}</div>
<div class="portal" style="font-size:90%">[[File:16307509620 d1ab80ba6b.jpg|thumbnail|200px|left]]==A Great Resource for History Teachers====[[What was lynching?51 Great Online Resources for History Teachers]]====Lynching is often described as a form of extralegal, vigilante violence or justice; however, its meaning has evolved over time—from the tarring and feathering of individuals in the Colonial period to the lethal, racial violence that proliferated in the South. According to Digital History, "Lynching received its name from Judge Charles Lynch, a Virginia farmer who punished outlaws and Tories with "rough" justice during the American Revolution." The United States has a long history of vigilance committees whose purposes were to protect the community. According to Linda Gordon, “vigilantism generally means bypassing the legal procedures of the state and substituting direct, usually punitive and coercive action by self-appointed groups of citizens".{{Read more|What was lynching?}}</div>
<div class="portal" style="font-size:90%">[[File:Tomb_of_Nakht.jpg|thumbnail|200px|left]]====[[What Was the Importance of Alcohol Consumption in Ancient Egypt?]]Newest Articles====There is a common misconception today that life in ancient Egypt was a dreary one for anyone not in the nobility. This image is probably at least partially derived from pop culture where scenes are common in movies that depict Egyptian peasants being worked to the death to make tombs and temples for their gods and kings. The reality is that although the ancient Egyptian social system was quite different from that of the modern world, and they had few of today’s modern conveniences, Egyptians from all social classes enjoyed a leisure culture that was not much different than today’s. {{Read more#dpl:category=Wikis|ordermethod=firstedit|order=descending|What Was the Importance of Alcohol Consumption in Ancient Egypt?count=30}}</div>-----
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<div class="portal" style="font-size:90%">[[File:The_Native_Ground.jpg|thumbnail|200px|left]]==Most Popular Articles==[[How have Historians's perceptions of Native Americans changed?]]====In 1997, Kerwin Lee Klein, among others, observed that a wholesale change had occurred in how historians portrayed Native American history. Previously, historians and ethnographers had focused on “the tragedy of the vanishing Indian.”[1] Many Americans, even those sympathetic to Native Americans, argued that Indians ultimately faced extinction. Even though this argument was undermined by the continued survival of Native Americans, scholars were slow to reject it. The Native American rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s emphasized the persistence of Native Americans. {{Read more|How have Historians's perceptions of Native Americans changed?}}</div>
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====[[What Were the Causes of Germany's Hyperinflation of 1921-1923?]]Historically Accurate====Among the defining features of early twentieth century Europe and one of the contributing factors to World War II, was the economic maelstrom known as “hyperinflation” that ravaged Germany from 1921 until 1923. Although the short period is often overlooked in popular histories of the period, there is no denying the impacts that the process had on Germany, Europe, and the world. {{Read more#dpl:category=Historically Accurate|ordermethod=firstedit|What Were the Causes of Germany's Hyperinflation of 1921-1923?order=descending|count=20}}</div>-----
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====* [[When did abortion become legal in the United States?History Study Guide|United States History]]====In colonial America, abortion was dealt with in a manner according to English common law. Abortion was typically only frowned upon, or penalized, when it occurred after “quickening,”—when a woman felt fetal movement—because it suggested that the fetus had manifested into its own separate being. Quickening could vary from women to woman, and sometimes as late as four months. {{Read more* [[American Civil War Study Guide|When did abortion become legal in the United States?}}American Civil War]] * [[World War One Study Guide|World War One]] * [[World War Two Study Guide|World War Two]] * [[Ancient History Study Guide|Ancient History]]* [[Roman History Study Guide|Roman History]] * [[Renaissance History Study Guide|Renaissance History]] * [[Ancient Greek Study Guide|Ancient Greek History]] * [[Ancient Egypt Study Guide|Ancient Egypt History]] * [[The History of Things Guide|The History of Things]]</div>-----
<div class="portal">[[File: Ancient_ziggurat.jpg|150px|thumbnail|left]]===United States History=[[What Was the Importance of Ziggurats in Ancient Mesopotamia?]]==={{#dpl:category=United States History|ordermethod=firstedit|order=descending|count=20}}-----The people of ancient Mesopotamia practiced a religion that modern scholars are only just now beginning to understand and the physical focal point of their religion were the monumental, triangular structures known as ziggurats. {{Read more|What Was the Importance of Ziggurats in Ancient Mesopotamia?MediaWiki:LongerAd}}</div>-----
<div class="portal">[[File:Immigrants_Ellis.jpg|thumbnail|left|200px]]====[[Working Toward Whiteness by David Roediger]]Myths and Gods====David Roediger’s book <i>Working Toward Whiteness{{#dpl: How America’s Immigrants Became White: The Strange Journey from Ellis Island to the Suburbs</i> continues his provocative exploration of whiteness studies by examining how southern category= Myths and eastern European immigrants became white during the first half of the twentieth century. Roediger argues that “the long, circuitous process by which ‘new immigrants’ became ‘white ethnics’” matters. {{Read moreGods |ordermethod=firstedit|order=descending|Working Toward Whiteness by David Roedigercount=20}}</div>-----
<div class="portal">===Booklists====* [[Filehttps:Marco Polo traveling//dailyhistory.jpegorg/African_American_History_Top_Ten_Booklist African American History Top Ten Booklist] {{#dpl:category= Booklists |leftordermethod=firstedit|thumbnailorder=descending|200px]]count=20}}-----
====[[What Is the History of Ice Cream?]]World War I====Ice cream has been a popular treat that many see today as having developed relatively recently, as ice cream usually requires a form of refrigeration. While the modern form of ice cream is relatively more recent, the idea of ice cream has been present for millennia. Ice treats, which eventually gave us ice cream, were refreshing snacks usually reserved for elites or those who can obtain ice in times of warm or hot weather. {{Read more#dpl:category=World War One History|ordermethod=firstedit|order=descending|What Is the History of Ice Cream?count=15}}</div>
<div class="portal">[[File: Tod des Spartacus by Hermann Vogel.jpg|thumbnail|left|200px]]====[[What was the impact of Spartacus' uprising on Rome? ]]====Spartacus was a Thracian and he had once fought with the Romans. According to Plutarch, he was enslaved by them after he had deserted. Due to his strength and military skills he was trained as a gladiator. In 73BC, he plotted to escape from his gladiatorial school, near Capua in southern Italy and was joined in the conspiracy by up to 100 other gladiators.{{Read more|What was the impact of Spartacus' uprising on Rome?}}</div>-----
<div class="portal">[[File:Hoecke_Croesus_showing_his_treasures.jpg|thumbnail|left|200px]]====[[How Did Croesus Become the Wealthiest Man in the Ancient World?]]War II====According the fifth century BC Greek historian Herodotus, who has often been called the “father of history,” the Lydian King Croesus (ruled ca. 560-540s BC) was the world’s wealthiest king who ruled the world’s wealthiest kingdom. When Salon, the legendary Athenian law giver, came to Lydia see the king’s wealth personally, Croesus immediately had his servants “take him on a tour of the royal treasuries” in order to “point out the richness and magnificence of everything.”{{Read more#dpl:category=World War Two History|How Did Croesus Become the Wealthiest Man in the Ancient World?ordermethod=firstedit|order=descending|count=12}}</div>
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====[[What if the Vikings Never Invaded England?]]History of Religion====The Viking, or more accurately Danish and Norsemen, invasions of England in the 9th century CE (865) helped lead to what ultimately would become the united country of England. Before 865, England was divided into four or sometimes more countries, populated by Angles and Saxons (or Anglo-Saxons).{{Read more#dpl:category=Religious History|ordermethod=firstedit|What if the Vikings Never Invaded England?order=descending|count=15}}</div>-----
<div class="portal">[[File:1906roome_td_yale.png|thumbnail|left|250px]]====[[Did Theodore Roosevelt really save Football?]]Ancient Greek History====In 1905, American football faced an crisis. Far to many young men were being killed while playing football and no one was taking any serious actions to reduce the risks. The headline at the top of the right hand column in ''The Chicago Sunday Tribune'' on November 26, 1905 screamed, "Football Year's Death Harvest - Record Shows That Nineteen Players Have Been Killed; One Hundred Thirty-seven Hurt - Two Are Slain Saturday."{{Read more#dpl:category=Ancient Greek History|Did Theodore Roosevelt really save Football?ordermethod=firstedit|order=descending|count=16}}</div>------
<div class="portal">[[File:Privateering.jpg|thumbnail|left|150px]]====[[Privateering during the War of 1812: Interview with Faye M. Kert]]Ancient History====During the War 1812, US and Canadian privateers fought most of the naval battles between the United States and Great Britain. These privateers were comprised of captains who were motivated by the promise of profit to fight for their countries. There was a strong legal framework in both the United States and Great Britain that normalized piracy. Canadian and American ship owners and investors took advantage of it and funded privateering outfits during the war. Needless to say, privateers were incredibly risky investments.{{Read more#dpl:category=Ancient History|ordermethod=firstedit|order=descending|Privateering during the War of 1812: Interview with Faye M. Kertcount=20}}</div>------
<div class="portal">===Roman History====* [[File:Cayleff.jpg|thumbnail|left|150pxHow did Julius Caesar rise to power]]====* [[Nature's Path: Interview with Susan E. CayleffHow did Rome benefit from the destruction of Carthage in 146 BC?]]====At * [[How did the very end of Emperor Trajan change the 19th Century, a new system called naturopathy Roman Empire]]* [[How Did Cleopatra Die]]* [[Why was created by Benedict and Louisa Stroebel Lust. Unlike many Julius Caesar assassinated]]* [[What was the impact of Spartacus' uprising on Rome]]* [[What Role Did Inflation Play in the 19th Century medical systems created, naturopathy has persevered to this day. Naturopathic healing was founded and based on number Collapse of influences including botanics, hydrotherapy, eclecticism, temperance the Roman Empire]]* [[How did the Etruscans shape Roman history and vegetarianism. {{Read more|Naturesociety]]* [[How did Caesar's Path: Interview with Susan E. Cayleff}}conquest of Gaul change both Rome and Gaul]]</div>* [[How Was Alaric Able to Sack Rome in AD 410]]
<div class="portal">[[File:British_Lancers.jpg|thumbnail|left|200px]]====[[Why did the Battle of the Somme largely fail to achieve its objectives?]]====The Battle of the Somme or the Somme Offensive was a series of battles that occurred during the Summer and Autumn of 1916. It involved British and French forces launching a massive assault on the German lines in an effort to break the stalemate on the Western Front. The Battle was primarily a battle between the Germans and the British. The offensive achieved very little and both sides suffered heavy casualties. The British only advanced a few miles and the German lines held. The stalemate was not broken by the offensive. {{Read more|Why did the Battle of the Somme largely fail to achieve its objectives?}}</div>-----
<div class="portal">[[File:French_soldiers.jpg|thumbnail|left|200px]]====[[Origins of World War One - Top Ten Booklist]]Renaissance History====The First World War was an incredibly destructive and wide ranging catastrophe. Not only did it dramatically change the map of Europe and the world and it led to further instability. The First World War was one of the most important wars in human history. There has long been a debate about the exact cause of the First World War. The assassination of the Archduke Ferdinand triggered the war but its ultimate causes were far more complex. {{Read more#dpl:category=Renaissance History|Origins of World War One - Top Ten Booklistordermethod=firstedit|order=descending|count=10}}</div>-----
<div class="portal">[[File:Queen_Anne's_Lace_(25468119510).jpg|thumbnail|left|200px]]===History of Religion====[[What was used for birth control in medieval Europe?]]{{#dpl:category=Religious History|ordermethod=firstedit|order=descending|count=10}}-----Birth is a universal experience for humanity and therefore, so is conception. This makes the issue of contraception one which stretched back into antiquity. While this topic is frequently in modern news, the historic practices of contraception and the specific methods utilized are rarely touched upon. {{Read more|What was used for birth control in medieval Europe?Mediawiki:LongestAd}}</div>-----
<div class="portal" >[[File:GW-painting.jpg|thumbnail|left|180px]]====[[What was George Washington's military experience before the American Revolution?]]Russian History====The Second Continental Congress voted unanimously to put George Washington in charge of the Continental Army in 1775. Washington was only 43 years old at the time, a gentleman planter and local Virginian politician. {{Read more#dpl:category=Russian History|ordermethod=firstedit|What was George Washington's military experience before the American Revolution?order=descending|count=10}}</div>
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====[[How did Phillip II History of Macedon change Ancient Greek history?]]Medicine====Alexander the Great is one of the most famous men in history. However, it is generally recognized that Alexander’s achievements would have been impossible without his father, Philip II of Macedon, who reigned from 359 to 336 B.C. He is not as well-known as his son but he laid the foundations for the great Empire of Alexander.{{Read more#dpl:category= Medical History |How did Phillip II of Macedon change Ancient Greek history?ordermethod=firstedit|order=descending|count=10}}</div>
<div class="portal" >[[File:Egyptian kitchen Berlin 1.jpg|thumbnail|left|220px]]=====[[How did kitchens develop?]]=====Few places in a home are as important or symbolic for our social bonds than the kitchen. In almost every culture, the kitchen serves not only as the place where food is prepared, but serves as a social hub for families and friends. Humans develop deep social bonds with family and friends in their kitchen. The kitchen does not simply provide for our daily nutrition but also helps to reinforce our social character. Whether humans are cooking around a fire or chopping vegetables on a granite counter-top, they are also interacting with one another. {{Read more|How did kitchens develop?}}</div>----
<div class="portal" >[[File:Christiaan_Barnard_(1968).jpg|thumbnail|left|200px]]====[[When did the First Heart Transplant take place?]]History of Science and Technology====When Christiaan Barnard performed the first heart transplant in 1967, it was initially seen as remarkable scientific achievement, but overtime both the medical community and the general public were forced to re-evaluate heart transplants. The medical community quickly realized that the first transplants were little more than dangerous and unpredictable experiments.{{Read more#dpl:category= History of Science and Technology |When did the First Heart Transplant take place?ordermethod=firstedit|order=descending|count=10}}</div>
<div class="portal" >[[File:Keller.jpg|thumbnail|left|200px]]====[[Why Did Helen Keller Become a Socialist?]]====Helen Keller (1880–1967) is best known for her triumph over blindness, deafness, and muteness. Rescued from the isolation of her afflictions as a young girl by the Perkins Institute for the Blind teacher Anne Sullivan, Keller learned to understand a basic form of sign language and learned to “feel” and imitate the sound of the human voice. {{Read more|Why Did Helen Keller Become a Socialist?}}</div>-----
<div class="portal" >[[File:Anthophyllite_asbestos_SEM.jpg|thumbnail|left|200px]]====[[When was Mesothelioma First Diagnosed?]]American Civil War====The history of Mesothelioma is complicated. Medicine struggled to establish its existence and understand what caused it. Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that forms on the "tissues that cover the lungs and abdomen." Mesothelioma is typically tied to the exposure of people to asbestos in either their environment or workplace.{{Read more#dpl:category=Civil War|ordermethod=firstedit|When was Mesothelioma First Diagnosed?order=descending|count=10}}</div>
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====[[The Rabbi's Atheist Daughter: Interview with Bonnie S. Anderson]]Political History====History is fickle. During the 19th Century, Ernestine Rose was one of the most important and famous international advocates for feminism, free thought and anti-slavery. She worked closely with renowned figures in this movement such as Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Despite her contributions to feminism, atheism, and anti-slavery, since her death she has slowly been erased from history. {{Read more#dpl:category= Political History |The Rabbi's Atheist Daughter: Interview with Bonnie S. Andersonordermethod=firstedit|order=descending|count=10}}</div>
<div class="portal" style="font-size:90%">[[File:Skythian_archer_plate_BM_E135_by_Epiktetos.jpg|thumbnail|200px|left]]----====[[When did Men Start Wearing Pants?]]19th Century History====Why did humans start wearing pants? To answer this question it’s important to understand two things - first, what were the earliest forms of clothing and how did they evolve into pants and secondly, why did a need for pants develop? It is also helpful to define what is meant by pants - specifically a bifurcated garment for the bottom half of the body which covers from waist to the lower leg. It is also helpful to define what is meant by pants - specifically a bifurcated garment for the bottom half of the body which covers from waist to the lower leg. {{Read more#dpl:category=19th Century History|When did Men Start Wearing Pants?ordermethod=firstedit|order=descending|count=10}}</div>
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====[[What Mistakes did the Allies make during Operation Overlord on D-Day?]]Military History====June 6, 1944 was arguably the most pivotal day of World War II. Operation Overlord was set to be launched and if successful, was to open a second front in Europe so as to attack Germany from all sides. Stalin’s Soviet Army had been battling the German Army since late 1942 in Stalingrad, Leningrad, and Moscow. {{Read more#dpl:category= Military History |ordermethod=firstedit|What Mistakes did the Allies make during Operation Overlord on D-Day?order=descending|count=10}}</div>
<div class="portal">====[[Book Review: "The Assassin's Accomplice."]]====[[File:Assassins_accomplice.jpg|left|thumb|150px]]Kate Clifford Larson's book The Assassin’s Accomplice: Mary Surratt and the Plot to Kill Abraham Lincoln is a well-researched narrative exploring the prosecution of Mary Surratt. The Assassin’s Accomplice details the events that revolved around Mrs. Surratt in the days and weeks leading up to the assassination of President Lincoln.{{Read more|Book Review: "The Assassin's Accomplice."}}</div>----
<div class="portal">====[[How Did Black Pepper Spread in Popularity?]]====[[File:Black pepper (By R.Boroujerdi).jpeg|left|thumb|205px]]Visiting a restaurant in the Western world or even a home often means finding salt and black pepper as common condiments on the table used to give taste to our dishes. Salt has been native to many regions and is commonly found; however, black pepper was a far more limited plant (Piper nigrum) that natively grew in South and Southeast Asia.{{Read more|How Did Black Pepper Spread in Popularity?}}</div> <div class="portal" >[[File:Almost_a_Miracle.jpg|thumbnail|left|200px]]====[[American Revolution Top Ten Booklist]]====On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was signed by the Continental Congress. This act was only the first step towards the creation of the United States. The impact of this revolution cannot be ignored. {{Read more|American Revolution Top Ten Booklist}}</div> <div class="portal" style="font-size:90%">[[File:Pinkertons.jpg|thumbnail|200px|left]]====[[Inventing the Pinkertons: Interview with Paul O'Hara]]====In 1850, Allan Pinkerton founded a detective agency that would grow into the Pinkerton's National Detective Agency. Pinkerton's agency is easily the most famous and infamous security guard and detective agency in United States history. Pinkerton originally created the agency to help railroad companies investigate their employees and catch train robbers. But over time, the Pinkertons developed an intimate relationship with the federal government and as these partnerships grew the Pinkertons' role increased dramatically. {{Read more|Inventing the Pinkertons: Interview with Paul O'Hara}}</div> <div class="portal">[[File:652px-First_Oil_Well.jpg|thumbnail|left|200px]]====[[How did Edwin Drake create the World's first oil well?]]====Even though there was no one "first discover" of oil. Oil was known in antiquity when it was used to heal wounds. But by the middle of the 19th century methods for collecting oil from the ground had not changed for thousands of years. Edwin Drake's oil fundamentally changed this process and dramatically increased oil production around the world. {{Read more|How did Edwin Drake create the World's first oil well?}}</div> <div class="portal">====[[Gilded Age/Progressive Era Sports History Top Ten Booklist]]====[[File:American_Colossus.jpeg|left|thumb|125px]]Creating a Top Ten List for the Gilded Age/Progressive Era is challenging. There are an extraordinary number of outstanding books on this period. These books are a selection of our favorites. Creating a Top Ten List for the Gilded Age/Progressive Era is challenging. There are an extraordinary number of outstanding books on this period. These books are a selection of our favorites. Most of these books are focused on trying to define this era as whole, instead of focusing on a single issue.{{Read more|Gilded Age/Progressive Era History Top Ten Booklist}}</div> <div class="portal">[[File#dpl:Samuel_Hahnemann_1841.jpg|thumbnail|left|200px]]category====[[What was the dominant medical sect in the United States during the 19th Century?]]====Nineteenth-century medicine was characterized by constant competition among three major medical sects: Regulars, Eclectics, and Homeopaths.[1] Each of these medical sects not only meaningfully disagreed on how to treat illnesses and diseases, but sought to portray their type of practice as the most effective and scientific.{{Read more|What was the dominant medical sect in the United States during the 19th Century?}}</div> <div class="portal">[[File:Congress_of_Vienna_1815.jpg|thumbnail|left|250px]]====[[Why did the Congress of Vienna fail to stop future European wars?]]====The Congress of Vienna was a gathering of representatives of European kingdoms that was presided over by the Austrian Chancellor Klemens Von Metternich. The Congress was held in Vienna from 1814 to 1815. The goals of the Congress were to secure peace and stability in Europe and to ensure that revolutions did not destabilize the Continent. {{Read more|Why did the Congress of Vienna fail to stop future European wars?}}</div> <div class="portal" style="font-size:90%">[[File:Tissot Solomon Dedicates the Temple at Jerusalem.jpg|thumbnail|200px|left]]====[[History of God Top Ten Booklist]]====The concept of God and his historical development is an extraordinarily complex topic and it is not easily addressed in ten books. These books seek attempt to explain a complex story on how the concept of God developed in different cultures, places, and across time. The history of the idea of God is long and has its roots from prehistoric to early historic periods in the ancient Near East. Later cultures developed concepts that derive from ancient Iran, Greece, Egypt, and perhaps other regions.{{Read more|Sports History of God Top Ten Booklist}}</div> <div class="portal" style="font-size:90%">[[File:William-wallace-monument-1256291 1280.jpeg|thumbnail|200px|left]]====[[How historically accurate is Braveheart?]]====Braveheart was a popular movie released in 1995 that won 5 Oscars and featured Mel Gibson as William Wallace. Wallace was a Scottish knight who became a hero in the Scottish rebellions against the English in the late 13th and early 14th century. The movie helped to inspire Scottish national pride while also, to some, represent an early, Medieval warrior who fought for freedom for himself and his people. While much of the story depicted did occur, including the English occupation of Scotland during the time of Edward I, king of England, the depiction of the revolt against the English and other events do not correspond well to historical accounts.{{Read more|How historically accurate is Braveheart?}}</div> <div class="portal" style="font-size:90%">[[File: Drysocks.JPG |thumbnail|200px|left]]====[[What Was the Importance of Bill Mauldin to WWII Infantrymen?]]====Bill Mauldin once said that the infantryman “gives more and gets less than anybody else.” He knew this from his experience on the front lines with K Company, 180th Infantry Regiment, of the 45th Division. Mauldin went through basic training as an infantryman and stayed with his regiment throughout the invasion of Sicily and the Allied campaign up the boot of Italy. The talented cartoonist succeeded in ruffling the feathers of the “brass” all the way up to General George Patton.{{Read more|What Was the Importance of Bill Mauldin to WWII Infantrymen?}}</div> <div class="portal" style="font-size:90%">[[File:Florence_Cathedral.jpg|thumbnail|left|200px]]====[[Why did the Italian Renaissance End?]]===ordermethod=The Italian Renaissance was one of the most exciting periods in human civilisation. It witnessed a great flourishing of the arts, literature, philosophy, architecture and politics. Many of the greatest figures in World Civilisation appeared during the Renaissance in Italy, including Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci, Machiavelli and Raphael.{{Read morefirstedit|Why did the Italian Renaissance End?}}</div> <div classorder="portal">[[File:Gettysburg.jpegdescending|thumbnail|left|200px]]count====[[Civil War Battles Top Ten Booklist]]====A top ten booklist focusing on best book on the battles of the American Civil War. The books on this list explore the battles of Antietam, Gettysburg, Chancellorsville, and many others. Take a look at our list.{{Read more|Civil War Battles Top Ten Booklist10}}</div>
<div class="portal" style="font-size:90%">[[File:Stalingrad three.jpg|thumbnail|left|250px]]====[[Why did Germany lose the Battle of Stalingrad?]]====Hitler saw the war in terms of his personal rivalry with Stalin and he decided to attack the city, because of its symbolic value. However, the original aim of the offensive in Southern Russian was to secure the oil fields in the Caucasus. The oil was essential for the German war machine. Hitler knew this – instead of opting for concentrating all his forces on the conquest of the oil fields, he made perhaps a fateful mistake.{{Read more|Why did Germany lose the Battle of Stalingrad?}}</div>----
<div class="portal" style="font-size:90%">[[File:portraitbowie.jpg|thumbnail|left|200px]]====[[The Mysterious Illness of Jim Bowie: How Did He Contribute to His Own Decline?]]Food History====Directly or indirectly, Jim Bowie’s enigmatic illness resulted from his own actions. A hearty man of six feet in height, Bowie was a walking contradiction; a slave trader who fought for freedom, a generous and congenial man who called out his thunderous temper on a whim, and a commanding leader who was prone to binges of sloppy drunkenness.{{Read more#dpl:category=Food History|ordermethod=firstedit|order=descending|The Mysterious Illness of Jim Bowie: How Did He Contribute to His Own Decline?count=9}}</div>
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