Christmas is both a sacred religious holiday and a worldwide cultural and commercial phenomenon. For two millennia, people around the world have been observing it with traditions and practices that are both religious and secular in nature.
The roots of World War II sprouted in the treaty that ended World War I. The Treaty of Versailles put a heavy load on the people of Germany. They couldn’t have a military. They couldn’t keep the lands they thought of as German. They had to pay a lot of money to France.
German Backstory<br><br>The Battle of the Somme resulted in the loss of over 500,000 German lives, even with their entrenched position. Somme was a lot like Verdun, and was built to withstand frontal assaults. With a lot of the German forces already deployed in Verdun, Somme was fortified enough to where it would take days to overthrow.
The French Revolution was a period of time in France when the people overthrew the monarchy and took control of the government. The Storming of the Bastille Signals the Beginning of the French Revolution
Ancient Mesopotamia is called the cradle of civilization. The first cities and empires formed here. As you will see from the timeline, power changed hands many times throughout the ancient history of this area. It went from the Sumer to the Akkadians to the Babylonians to the Assyrians back to the Babylonians back to the Assyrians and finally to the Persians.
In the late fourth century, the Western Roman Empire crumbled after a nearly 500-year run as the world’s greatest superpower. Historians have blamed the collapse on hundreds of different factors ranging from military failures and crippling taxation to natural disasters and even climate change.
Before the 16th century, people who were deaf-mute (unable to hear or speak) were treated horribly. They were regarded as idiots, incapable of intelligence, and were locked up in asylums or even killed.