Two Native American men on horses.
American History

The Impact of the Indian Reorganization Act

September 24, 2021

The mounting pressure against loss of tribal sovereignty led to the launch of the Indian Reorganization Act in 1934. While 181 tribes voted to accept it as law, 77 tribes had reasons to reject it. […]

Photo of a tribal person in traditional wear.
American History

Native Americans before the Great Depression

September 24, 2021

Even before the Great Depression hit the US, much of the rural population, particularly the Native Americans, were already in miserable economic state. The Native Americans spoke out and fought for their rights. […]

Drawing of a plague doctor in his special mask and clothes.
Medieval History

The Black Death in Nuremberg

September 18, 2021

Nuremberg is an excellent example of a city that avoided the worst of the plague because of high hygiene standards. With its low death rate of just 10 percent, Nuremberg was unique. […]

Symbols of death and skulls on a tombstone.
Medieval History

How Poland and Milan Escaped from the Black Death

September 18, 2021

The impact of the Black Death on Poland and Milan was lesser than that on many other nations, which were severely affected. This was due to factors like their geographical location and governing powers. […]

A person holding a quill pen, signing U.S. Constitution.
American History

The Business of the New Congress

September 12, 2021

When the state electors met on February 4, 1789, all of them cast their first ballot for Washington—a total of 69 votes; Adams was “duly elected Vice President”. […]

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