The Emu War of Australia

On November 2nd 1932, Australia declared war... On Emus! Just after the first world war, a lot of ex-soldiers and British veterans took up farming within Western Australia. Western Australia was the land given to the soldiers as a reward for their services in the great war. These farmers were encouraged to increase their wheat [...]

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How successful was the Nazi Economic Policy?

The Situation in 1929 In 1929, Germany was facing a real problem. At the end of World War I, Germany was forced to sign a treaty called "The Treaty of Versailles". One of the things this treaty said was that Germany was to blame for the war and that it had to pay reparations for [...]

The night the British burned the White House

Today, the United States of America and the United Kingdom have a very good relationship. But things wasn't always that way between the two countries. First the American Revoluted against the crown and formed an independent nation, but in 1812, the two countries went to war. Interestingly enough, the war that took place is actually [...]

The Civil War (1861 – 1865)

It was a war between the North and South. Brothers against brothers. The American civil war was the bloodiest war in American history. There were many causes of the civil war and slavery was a big part of it. Exacerbating tensions, the old Whig political party was dying. Many of its followers joined with members of [...]

Where did U.S Politics come from?

Last week i spoke about Founding Father and Former U.S President, Thomas Jefferson. The week before that we spoke about The Revolutionary War and how the colonist won their independence. This week we're going to talk about what happened after all that and how the Founding Fathers of America formed a Government. After the Revolutionary [...]