History is the record of important events and their relationships, as documented in written form and transmitted down through time. History often deals with the causes and effects of human events, including those that relate to nations, institutions, and leaders in various areas of human endeavor. Valuable lessons can be learned from the study of history, and it is sometimes said that those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.
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The history of watercolor art is first documented in early cave dwelling paintings, but modern watercolor painting techniques emerged during the 15th century with the landscape paintings of Albrecht Durer.
The acoustic guitar is a popular stringed instrument that has been used for centuries to play different types of music. Learn all about the history of the acoustic guitar.
Aboriginal people first migrated to the continent of Australia more than 4,000 years ago from Asia. Learn more with this guide to the history and culture of Australia.
The first people to come to the North American continent crossed the Bering Sea from Asia. Visit this North American history and culture overview to learn more about North America.
This United States map site provides a history of the United States along with free printable outline, topographical, and road maps of the entire United States and regions within it.
Civilization was first noted in Asia about 6,000 years ago, when the Fertile Crescent area of the Middle East was initially settled and agriculture was introduced to the continent.
South America was initially settled by Asians who crossed the Bering Strait approximately 4,000 to 5,000 years ago. They migrated southwards, reaching South America via the Isthmus of Panama.
Recumbent bicycles allow the rider to sit in a reclined position instead of erect while pedaling. Learn about the history of recumbent bikes and find links to manufacturers and dealers.
Learn all about the history of surfing, and find links to surfing museums dedicated to the sport. You will also find helpful links to surf board and equipment manufacturers on the east and west coasts.
Active adult retirement communities first came on the scene in the 1960s due to a growing housing demand for retirement age people who were not quite ready to go into assisted living or retirement homes.
Haiti shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic, and the country is mountainous with the highest peak, Pic La Selle, at 8,770 feet. Haiti is among the poorest countries in the West.
Congress created the Federal Reserve System in 1913 as a means to supervise U.S. banking. Learn more about the Federal Reserve and how it controls our financial system.
Many homeowners spend lots of time perfecting their lawn. While there are a number of products on the market designed to help you grow a lovely lawn, mowing the lawn is key to its success.
Galileo Galilei, the father of modern astronomy, probably never dropped anything off the leaning tower of Pisa, and he didn't actually invent the telescope. But he did change history with his discoveries about the cosmos.
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