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Victorian England – British History

By |2018-04-11T09:32:48+00:00August 6th, 2017|History, Modern Europe|

Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom When the King of England, William IV, died in 1837, his niece Victoria became queen of England. She was also the queen of many other countries. But she was only 18 years old. Like the kings before her in England, Victoria didn't really have much power. Her Prime [...]

History of Botswana – African History

By |2018-04-19T15:03:13+00:00May 24th, 2017|Africa, History|

History of Botswana: Where is Botswana? Tswana people in the 1500s In 1500 AD, the Tswana people lived in what is now Botswana. That's in the middle of the southern part of Africa. The Tswana were mostly millet farmers and cattle herders. They were descended from Bantu people who had married local San people. They spoke a Bantu [...]