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Council rejects Indigenous Peoples' Day

Cincinnati City Council Wednesday rejected a proclamation that would have recognized Indigenous Peoples' Day instead of Columbus Day – a loss that …

Is Columbus Day Going Extinct?

Colleges, cities, small towns, and even states are changing the name of the controversial holiday, and if the trend continues it may be gone …

Barcelona city officials call for removal of 'oppressive' Christopher Columbus statue

Just a couple of years after the Statue of Liberty was dedicated in New York Harbor, a statue of Christopher Columbus was erected to grace Barcelona's skyline—and while the former represents freedom and friendship, local council members say the latter should be torn down for symbolizing the worst …

Tomb of Christopher Columbus in Seville - Museum of artifacts

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Age of Exploration Timeline

<b>Age of Exploration Timeline</b> <b><br>Timeline Description:</b> The Age of Exploration, which lasted roughly between 1450 and 1600, is a term given to the period of …

West Indies

Yakima to celebrate Native Americans instead of Columbus Day

YAKIMA — Next week, Yakima will recognize Native Americans instead of Christopher Columbus.<p>The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that the City Council …

'No longer invisible': Cities nationwide are ditching Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples' Day

"Our city owes our very founding to the indigenous peoples in Denver," City Councilman Paul Lopez said after the vote on Monday night. "We do this because our history books erase such history," Lopez said, adding: "You honor it by making it no longer invisible."<p>The city council bill recognizes …

The Argument For Changing 'Columbus Day' To 'Indigenous Peoples Day'

The idea started in Berkeley, California, in 1992. Now, it's spread to cities around the country.<p>"You can't teach American history without Native …

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14 photos that will make you want to go to Prague

Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The capital of the Czech Republic, it's a colorful mix of funky old buildings in the Old City, and shiny new ones everywhere else.<p>It's of enormous cultural and historical significance. At different points in history, it's been the capital of …

Incredible color photos show how Americans prepared for World War II on the home front

By the early 1940s, World War II was in full swing, with battles raging around the planet. The US, however, was largely spared the effects of the global conflagration.<p>But that doesn't mean the war didn't affect Americans on the home front.<p>Nationwide, workers and civilians mobilized for the war …

Lectures on Ancient and Early Medieval History - Main

Welcome to <b>The History Guide's</b> Lectures on Ancient and Medieval European History. These lectures were written over the past ten years and served as …

Medieval

This Map Shows The Size Of The World's Biggest Empires From History

Which empire was the biggest throughout history? Which had the most people? Which had the biggest contiguous empire? The map below details all the …

Ottoman Empire

5 Breakfast Toast Recipes That Are So Easy And Delicious

Growing up, I hated breakfast. I would always be running late in the morning with no time to eat breakfast before school. Banana slices with peanut …

20 Super Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Try these recipes to get the nutrients and protein you need.<p>1 of 20<p>Banana Ginger Smoothie<p>Soothe digestion, heartburn, nausea, and other stomach trouble with the fresh ginger in this natural remedy smoothie recipe.<p><i>Servings: 2</i><p>1 banana, sliced<br>¾ cup (6 oz) vanilla yogurt<br>1 Tbsp honey<br>½ tsp freshly grated …

Nutrition

10 life changing lessons that we can learn from Bhagavad Gita

<b>Srimad Bhagavad Gita</b> is a 700-verse Sanskrit scripture which is part of the Mahabharata, one of the major Sanskrit epics of ancient India. Bhagavad …