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Major Centers of Immigration

The end of the 1800s and the beginning of the 1900s was a significant time of immigration to the United States. Ellis …

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The Scramble for Africa

The Scramble for Africa refers to the time when various European countries invaded, occupied, and colonized different parts of Africa. Many historians …

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Composers

Many famous classical composers lived during the 1800s. Each one has a different story, but all are fascinating. Beethoven was mostly deaf …

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Later Explorers

Later explorers included Ferdinand Magellan, who sailed around the globe, Amerigo Vespucci, whom the Americas were named for, John Cabot, Jacques Cartier …

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Early Explorers

During the Renaissance time period, explorers began to venture further from home. Early explorers included Prince Henry the Navigator, Bartholomew Diaz, Vasco …

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The Black Death

In the late 1340’s, the Black Death spread like wild fire throughout Europe. It was a result of a virus carried by …

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The Empire of Charlemagne

In 800AD, during the Medieval time period, Pope Leo III crowned Charlemagne, the current King of the Franks and King of Italy, …