The Story of Fidel Castro

I don't think it is so difficult to solve the problems between Cuba and the United States; it all depends on whether there is a dialogue, a discussion, or if the prejudices and hatred of people like the extremists and terrorists from the Cuban community, who try to impose their policies, prevail. For years, numerous [...]

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JFK Files: The Highlights – Part One

On Thursday the National Archives released the classified files of the Kennedy assassinstion. Over 3,000 files were released and while we're finding new stuff every day and will take a few weeks to discover everything, we already have some big findings. Today, we're going to look at the some of the biggest findings so far. [...]

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 [...]

Thomas Jefferson: A Founding Father

Today we're going to talk about Founding Father and Former President, Thomas Jefferson! So, Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States. He ran for President in 1800 and went against at that time, the current President, John Adams. 1800 was the first Presidential Election where both parties nominated who would run on [...]