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12 09, 2017

Iron Age economy in West Asia – the Phoenicians

By |2019-09-25T18:42:37-07:00September 12th, 2017|West Asia|2 Comments

Iron Age economy: Phoenician glass - a face pendant of an African man. 400-200 BC Traders in the Mediterranean The rise of the Assyrian empire (in modern Iraq) and of the Phoenicians (in modern Lebanon) about 900 BC created a new economic boom in West Asia. The Phoenicians traded all over the Mediterranean Sea in ships, and established trading posts [...]

11 08, 2017

Equal rights for some – American government

By |2019-01-16T18:21:31-07:00August 11th, 2017|Government, North America|0 Comments

Equal rights for women? Abigail Adams During and after the American Revolution, the rich white men were writing the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Declaration of Independence Constitution Bill of Rights All our America articles Many people who were not rich, or white, or men thought maybe this was their chance to get [...]

11 08, 2017

Constitutional amendments – United States

By |2019-01-24T05:08:22-07:00August 11th, 2017|Government, North America|0 Comments

The United States Bill of Rights How do you change the Constitution? Over the years since the Bill of Rights in 1791, Americans have not changed their Constitution very much. It's pretty hard to do: you have to get two-thirds of the House and the Senate to agree, and then you have to get 3/4 of the [...]