Recommended Interesting Articles

History Timelines

American Civil War February 1864

February 1864 saw the start of what was to become one of the most controversial acts of the American Civil War. General Sherman started what was to eventually be known as his 'March Through Georgia' - though in this case it was a march on a major railway but with the intention of destroying anything that could be of use to the South once his army had moved on.
Read More
History Podcasts

History of St. Louis, Missouri

The city of St. Peters River in present-day Minnesota.A party led by Pierre Laclede set out to establish a suitable trading post. They first established themselves on the east side of the river at Fort Chartres. Laclede explored the west side during the winter and determined that a location somewhat below the Missouri would be ideal.
Read More
Additionally

The Media and Crime

The media frequently reports on criminal activity as it has a right to do. However, some believe that the media sensationalises crime so as to create moral panic and that this is used as a way of controlling how the public behaves. Right realists are linked to moral panic while left realists condemn is use because they do believe it is used to modify behaviour.
Read More
History Podcasts

Mary B. Eddy - History

Mary Morse Baker Eddy was born in Bow, New Hampshire, on July 16, 1821. From childhood onward, she was often ill, so much so that, after she was widowed, her only child was even taken away from her. She would not see her child again for thirty years. She spent much of her life in a quest to discover ways to healing sickness of the body and soul.
Read More