Canadian Money History  

Canadian Money History

Canada is one of the countries which had its own form of currency since 1853. Canada always called its unit of currency the Canadian dollar and it is mainly influenced by the US dollar. Many British colonies actually used pounds and shillings as their currency but then Canada was never one of them. British currency is also known for being so confusing. More...

 

Christian Reformed Church History

Christian Reformed Church History

The Christian Church in the olden times was viewed as a tree that possessed one single trunk. This tree had its different branches, where the various backgrounds of people from different regions can be considered to be located. Some thousands years ago, this major trunk got divided into two parts, namely the Western and the Eastern Churches. More...

 

History Of Laffy Taffy

History Of Laffy Taffy

Laffy Taffy is one of the most popular brands of toffee among the children of America. You can get this brand in numerous fruit flavors and colors, and the toffees are packed in many different ways. People call it toffee outside America, where it is called candy. More...

 

History Of Arpanet

History Of Arpanet

Arpanet was popular before the invention of internet. It began in the Department of Defense in the U.S. as a research project to examine the survivable of communication. The sixties saw a speculation of nuclear war in the world. All those who were involved in the strategic planning of the war knew that in case of nuclear war, the existing radio communication might get severely disrupted. Therefore, a need was felt to have an alternate medium of communication, which could survive and control all the military establishments. More...

 

 

Racial Discrimination History

Racial Discrimination History

The human society is a prejudice society and racism is one of the direct results of its prejudice behavior of the society. Racial discrimination is the kind of differential attitude given to people who are black. In America, blacks were treated very badly for a long period of time during the American independence and the American Revolution period. Most of the blacks who came to America were brought in by the British as slaves. More...

History Of Oaxaca

History Of Oaxaca

Oaxaca is one of the ancient tribes and their history dates back a few thousands of years. Ancient America was occupied by roe than 18 ethnic groups and some of the main ones were Mixtec, Zoptecs and the Mixe.

The Mixtec occupied areas around Sierra Norte. The Aztecs were also pone of the major tribes who lived here. By the time the Spanish arrived in 1521, there were several ethnic groups and first settled in a place called Segur de la frontera. Because of the difficulty in pronunciation, they renamed it to Oaxaca. The settlement in Oaxaca was officially named by the King of Spain called King Carlos V. More...

History Of The Cymbal

History Of The Cymbal

The cymbals are a kind of musical instrument that has two huge plates on either side and they are used to create loud music. The cymbals are ancient musical instruments and the history of them began 5000 years ago. Mesopotamia is known as the cradle of civilization and cymbals were actually made by metal workers here. More...

 

World Wide Web History

World Wide Web History

When the internet age started the whole world started experiencing rapid growth in all sectors and the world continues to grow even today. The World Wide Web has brought in several favorable changes to the humans and can be termed as one of the greatest inventions of the 19th century. More...

Christmas Lights History

Christmas Lights History

Around Christmas time spotting a Christmas tree without lights is impossible and that is because they have always been that way. Actually there is a long history to that and even before electricity was invented the Christmas tree was always lit. People would use candles to light up the Christmas tree and add that festive glow. This information was available by looking at old paintings. The candles were attached or pinned to the trees. More...

 

 

    
 

History Highlight 2011

Easter Island History      Easter Island has been a very interesting place though out history. On an Easter Sunday on April 5th of 1722 Jacob Roggeveen, a Dutch sea captain had landed the ship on an unknown island and it was called Pito O Te Henua. It means the center of the world. However, the captain did not understand how to say the name, so he named it Easter Island. More..

 

 


 

 

 
   
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