Category: History

Civil War: Causes, Consequences And Characters

The Civil War or American Civil War was a long and bloody armed conflict in the United States that lasted four years. Eleven southern states, which made up the Confederate States of America, clashed with the federal government and the rest of the Union states between 1861 and 1865. It is estimated that this war,

Historical Account Of The Child Heroes (review)

The Niños Héroes were six Mexican children, students at the Military Academy, who died defending the territory of Mexico in the Chapultepec Castle on September 13, 1847. These cadets, who were between 12 and 18 years old, defended the territory as it was going to be invaded by US forces during the Battle of Chapultepec.

The First Settlers Of The Bering Strait

Some of the first settlers of the Bering Strait were the Yupik people. This culture remains in the region and lived there before European colonization. A small population of a few thousand people came to Bering from eastern Siberia during the Last Glacial Maximum. It is believed that they later expanded to the rest of America,

Homo Neanderthalensis: Origin, Characteristics, Feeding

The Homo neanderthalensis was a hominid who lived mainly in Europe from 230,000 to 28,000 years ago ago. The species is popularly known as Neanderthal, although to a lesser extent certain experts have also called them Homo sapiens neanderthalensis. The origin of Neanderthals is, unlike most species of the genus Homo, exclusively European. The evidence

Cali Flag: History And Meaning

The flag of Cali is the official symbol of this city since May 31, 1954. However, this flag had been created in 1928 during the administration of Nicolás Ramos Hidalgo and was used unofficially since the same year. This flag consists of five stripes, arranged horizontally as follows: one navy blue, one red, one white,

What Was The Geographic Location Of The Aztecs?

The geographical location of the Aztecs was located in the central zone of the Valley of Mexico, from where their empire expanded to other more southern areas. These zones occupy the current territories of the states of Mexico, Veracruz, Guerrero, Puebla, Oaxaca and the coast of Chiapas, until reaching Guatemala. Its geographical expansion was what

Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli: History, Attributes And Pyramid

Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli  was one of the gods that made up the Toltec cosmogony. Later it was gaining cultic strength among other cultures of Mesoamerica , including the Mexica. Its name in the Nahuatl language translates “lord of the dawn” or “morning star”. Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli is the first light of the star that is observed when it rises

What Countries Participated In World War Ii?

The main countries that participated in World War II were those that made up “the Axis” (Germany, Italy and Japan) and the so-called “Allies” (United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, China and the United States).  In turn, other countries provided some kind of support to one of the two sides. For example, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and