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16 08, 2017

Inheritance and history

By |2019-09-19T20:16:51-07:00August 16th, 2017|Economy|0 Comments

Inheritance and an ancient Egyptian family: boys and girls inherit equal shares What is inheritance? Inheritance means that when your parents die, you get whatever stuff they owned. That means especially their house and their farm, if they had one. History of farming How do people get into debt? Inheritance in Mesopotamia And in [...]

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 [...]

6 06, 2017

Chinese family and ancestors

By |2019-09-16T20:51:36-07:00June 6th, 2017|China|3 Comments

Chinese family: A model of a house (China, ca. 100 AD) Were families important in ancient China? Most people in ancient and medieval China thought families were very important. Kids often lived not just with their parents, but also with their grandparents, their aunts and uncles, and their cousins. Richer people also lived [...]