Who was the real P.T Barnum?

Christmas is over, the New Year has come, the mad hysteria is at an end. After the chaos of another Christmas, we can finally return to normal. Starting with the return of Profiles in History! Today we are going to look at the man Hugh Jackman brought to life on the big screen, P.T Barnum. [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]