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Women's March On Versailles: The French Revolution

October 5, 2020

Throughout history, women's marches have had major impacts on the political landscape of a nation, from the 1908 march for women's suffrage in England which led to t...

Medgar Evers Assassination: Civil Rights Leader Murdere...

June 30, 2020

You may not know his name off the top of your head, but Civil Rights activist and leader Medgar Evers is an important figure in the world of politics. Throug...

The History Of Peaceful Protests in America

June 10, 2020

Throughout history, protests have been used by regular people who want to have their voices heard. Civil unrest has been whipping around humankind since the first rule was ...

Rodney King: The Riots, The Movement, And What Eventual...

June 5, 2020

Activist Jasmine Cannock addresses a crowd of reporters and listeners at a memorial for Rodney King on June 19, 2012. (Neon Tommy/Wikimedia Commons) In the ea...

History Of The Curfew: Etymology, Brief History, And Ho...

June 3, 2020

British paratroopers enforce curfew in Tel Aviv after King David Hotel bombing, July 1946. (Hans Pinn/Wikimedia Commons) In response to the recent civil unres...

History Of Tear Gas: When The U.S. Gassed Their Own Cit...

June 2, 2020

(Public domain/Wikimedia Commons) Tear gas, mace, pepper spray—we see them being used pretty much every day on the news without knowing exactly what they are....

White Rose Quiz

February 18, 2020

Throughout their short run during World War II, the White Rose Resistance was a thorn in the side of the Nazi Party. If you've read our article about the group, you'll have no trouble acing this quiz. How ...

The White Rose Resistance: The Anti-Nazi Freedom Fighte...

February 18, 2020

The White Rose Resistance movement was only active from 1942–1943, but in that time, the group of young Germans fought back against the Nazis with their words. Re...

Guy Fawkes: The Man, The Myth, The Mask

January 31, 2020

A man with a Guy Fawkes mask during a protest. (Photo by Giorgos Georgiou/NurPhoto via Getty Images) In recent years, we've come to know Guy Fawkes more for his dashing, mustach...

Where Does The Phrase "Pie In The Sky" Come From? A Son...

January 2, 2020

Even if you haven't ever referred to an idea as being a "pie in the sky," you've definitely heard the phrase. On its face, it's unclear why an airborne dessert is...