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US Bill of Rights explained

By |2018-12-19T09:15:26-07:00August 11th, 2017|Government, North America|

The United States Bill of Rights: the first ten amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America What is the Bill of Rights? After the leaders of the new United States wrote the Constitution, they had to get the thirteen states to agree to it. Some of the states didn't want to agree unless they could [...]

Who was Anaxagoras? Greek scientist

By |2019-01-26T12:15:15-07:00July 18th, 2017|Greeks, Science|

Anaxagoras came from Clazomenae: A map showing Clazomenae Where was Anaxagoras from? Like Thales before him, Anaxagoras was born in what's now Turkey. Anaxagoras was born around 500 BC in a city called Clazomenae, in the Persian Empire. When he was a child, Clazomenae participated in the Ionian Revolt and soon became part of the Athenian Empire. Who was Thales? More [...]

Ancient Greek court system

By |2019-07-24T22:27:06-07:00July 6th, 2017|Government, Greeks|

Greek courts met in places like this theater at Epidauros (200 BC) Greek courts in the Archaic period In ancient Athens, in the Archaic period, what did you  do if you thought someone had hurt you or stolen something from you? Archaic Athens Greek government All our ancient Greece articles You could drag [...]