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US Flag in 1917

5 Reasons for the US Entry into World War I

The United States played a crucial role in the outcome of World War I and the subsequent peace treaty, however, the country tried very hard to stay neutral throughout most of the conflict which...


Africa

10 Incredible Archaeological Sites in Africa

Africa's archaeological sites helped explain some of the greatest mysteries in history of mankind but there are also many that baffle modern scientists...


French Revolution

List of 10 Major Events of the French Revolution

The French Revolution was a major event in modern European history. The causes of the French Revolution were many: the monarchy's severe debt problems, high taxes, poor...


St Paul's Cathedral

10 Masterpieces of Baroque Architecture

Baroque architecture flourished between the late 16th and mid-18th century. The architectural style which emerged in Italy soon spread to...


Živojin Mišić - Serbian World War I General

10 Greatest World War I Generals

World War I battles were commanded by many brilliant generals on both sides. Combined, they led some 65 million men, many...


Tesla Boat

List of 10 Greatest Inventors of the 19th Century

Time of great innovation, discovery and invention. 19th century gave us many prominent people that thoroughly...


Crusades

List of 9 Crusades to the Holy Land

Crusades were a series of 9 military expeditions which sought to recapture Jerusalem and other places sacred to Christianity from the Muslims. They were formally launched...


Pyramid of Kukulkan

5 Most Beautiful Surviving Mayan Pyramids

Just like ancient Egyptians, the Maya built pyramids as well. But unlike ancient Egyptian pyramids which more or less look the same, the...


Handing out Tea to Soldiers

5 Funniest Wartime Events of the 20th Century

History books are full of wacky and weird stories about the peculiar people who shaped the world...


Tombs, Mausoleums and Burial Sites

List of 10 Most Impressive Tombs, Mausoleums and Burial Sites

Many tombs and burial sites are much more than just a resting place for the dead...


Modern Art

List of 7 Masterpieces of Modern Art

Modern art encompasses artworks created from the late 19th century to the 1970s which are characterized by the rejection of the traditional art concepts and techniques.