Learning Exercises

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The Trial of Giordano Bruno raised the question of whether the Roman Catholic Church during the era of the Reformation... see more

Martin Luther, a priest, defied the Pope and demanded clerical reforms to save Catholicism. This site deals with his... see more

Joan of Arc was and remains a figure of historical curiosity. She was not canonized until the 19th century. France had... see more

The American Flag has become a more important symbol to the people of the United States since the events of September 11,... see more

In the 19th Century Lord Elgin removed the Marbles atop the Parthenon on the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. The Marbles are... see more

The Parthenon Marbles are the subject of international controversy because of the ownership question. Do they belong to... see more

William Dean Howells and Mark Twain were two of the Gilded Age authors of the greatest importance. Howells was related to... see more

Most of the focus on the administration of President Rutherford B. Hayes has been on the election of 1876. This... see more

One of the most disputed elections in United States History was the Rutherford B. Hayes versus Samuel Tilden race of... see more

Shays' Rebellion in 1787 was a watershed in United States History recognizing the need for a stronger national government... see more

The Reform Act of 1832 opened the British political system to reform and probably saved Great Britain from the... see more

Oscar Wilde was one of Great Britain's most famous playrights. However, his career and family life was destroyed by his... see more

The victorious Allies in Europe determined that the leaders of the Nazi German state should face an international... see more

A biographical introduction to President Theodore Roosevelt, the Progressive Movement, the Construction of the Panama... see more

The Inca developed a surprizing knowledge of geometry as evidenced in the construction of Machu Picchu and the creation... see more

The Maya developed a very sophisticated study of astronomy, which enabled them to create a very accurate calendar and... see more

A questionnaire of 50 items was created by Juan Lopez de Velasco, the royal astrologer, to provide a more complete... see more

The basic beliefs of the Sunni sect of Islam are presented. Course: World Civilization see more

The basic beliefs of Islam are presented and discussed. Course: World Civilization see more

Japan's first Emperor and Imperial Family were allegedly descended from the Sun Goddess. These beliefs shaped Japan's... see more

Shintoism is the ancient faith the defines Traditional Japan. Course: World Civilization see more

China was a patriarchal society. Therefore, it is important to understand the origins of China's attitudes toward women... see more

The ancient doctrine of the Mandate of Heaven definies China's cosmological understanding of government and the Emperor... see more

Chinese religion is a composite of many belief systems. This site offers students the opportunity to explore the many... see more