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Melqart
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Melqart

Melqart (also Melkarth or Melicarthus) was an important Phoenician god and patron deity of the city of Tyre. Associated with the monarchy, sea, colonization, and commercial enterprise, both at home and abroad the god is a significant, if...
Mourt's Relation
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Mourt's Relation

Mourt's Relation (published 1622 CE) is an account of the first year of the Plymouth Colony founded by the pilgrims who arrived in Massachusetts in November 1620 CE aboard the Mayflower. Its original title was A Relation or Journal of the...
Pocahontas
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Pocahontas

Pocahontas (l. c. 1596-1617 CE, also known as Amonute, Matoaka) was the daughter of Wahunsenacah (l. c. 1547 - c. 1618 CE, also known as Chief Powhatan), leader of the Powhatan Confederacy in the region of modern-day Virginia, United States...
Natchez Trace
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Natchez Trace

Natchez Trace is a historic site and park in the United States commemorated by the Natchez Trail Parkway stretching 444 miles (715 km) from Natchez, Mississippi, through northern Alabama, to Nashville, Tennessee, roughly adhering to a series...
Augusta Raurica
Definitionby James Blake Wiener

Augusta Raurica

Augusta Raurica is a former Roman colony and city located on the Rhine River some 11 km (7 miles) east of the modern Swiss city of Basel, in between the towns of Kaiseraugst and Augst. Founded by Lucius Munatius Plancus (90 BCE - 15 BCE...
King Philip's War: The Most Important American War You've Never Heard Of
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King Philip's War: The Most Important American War You've Never Heard Of

A generation after the first Thanksgiving, the sachem of the Wampanoag led a coalition of Native American tribes to battle against the ever-encroaching European colonists of New England.
The First Thanksgiving: What Really Happened
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The First Thanksgiving: What Really Happened

An educational animation that tells the in-depth story surrounding the first "thanksgiving". A full bibliography and list of sources appears in the video description. Hope you enjoy! AUTHOR'S NOTE: This video is meant to give a non-bias...
The Story of the Mayflower & the First Thanksgiving for Children: History for Kids - FreeSchool
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The Story of the Mayflower & the First Thanksgiving for Children: History for Kids - FreeSchool

In 1620 CE the Mayflower crossed from England to North America. Filled to the brim with passengers, livestock, and supplies, they faced many delays before finally reaching the shores of the New World. The Pilgrims suffered and many of them...
The Story Behind the Boston Tea Party - Ben Labaree
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The Story Behind the Boston Tea Party - Ben Labaree

Discover what led American colonists in 1773 CE to toss tea into the Boston Harbor in what became known as the Boston Tea Party. — Before the Revolutionary War, American colonists were taxed heavily for importing tea from Britain. The...
The Columbian Exchange: Crash Course
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The Columbian Exchange: Crash Course

In which John Green teaches you about the changes wrought by contact between the Old World and the New. John does this by exploring the totally awesome history book "The Columbian Exchange" by Alfred Cosby, Jr. After Columbus "discovered"...
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