Bill Pickett: The Life of the Legendary Rodeo and Wild West Show Performer

The Wild West made legends out of many men and women through the embellishment of their stories, but it was Buffalo Bill Cody who truly brought the Wild West to life and provided...

Summary: Sea Stories By William H. Mcraven

QuickRead.com presents a summary of Sea Stories by William H. McRaven

Marne, The: The History and Legacy of the Two Major Battles Fought along the Marne River during World War I

If trench warfare was an inevitability during the war, it is only because the events leading up to the First Battle of the Marne were quite different. The armies at the beginning...

H.P. Lovecraft: The Life and Career of the Influential Horror Fiction Author

What would you get if you mixed Edgar Allan Poe, Alfred Hitchcock and Stephen King? The answer might be something resembling Howard Phillips Lovecraft, an extremely influential...

Antonine Plague, The: The History and Legacy of the Ancient Roman Empire’s Worst Pandemic

According to some historians, the success ancient Rome's "Five Good Emperors" had in centralizing the empire's administration, while undoubtedly bringing huge benefits, sowed the...

Byzantine Empire and the Plague, The: The History and Legacy of the Pandemic that Ravaged the Byzantines in the Early Middle Ages

The Bubonic Plague was the worst affliction ever visited upon Europe and the Mediterranean world. Within a few short years, a quarter of the population was taken after a short but...

Cyrus the Great: The Life and Legacy of the King Who Founded the Achaemenid Persian Empire

At one point in antiquity, the Achaemenid Persian Empire was the largest empire the world had ever seen, but aside from its role in the Greco-Persian Wars and its collapse at the...

Battle of Shanghai, The: The History and Legacy of the Battle that Started the Second Sino-Japanese War

On October 29, 1937, a large crowd of people gathered on the bank of the Wusong River in Shanghai to watch a spectacle, a life and death struggle unfolding directly in front of...

Native Americans in the Civil War: The History and Legacy of Various Indian Tribes' Participation in the War Between the States

By far the most important element in the Civil War from a native standpoint was what happened in and to Indian Territory, now part of the state of Oklahoma. There was a parallel...

Homemade Repellents : Ultimate Guide To Homemade Repellents And Natural After Bites Remedies Safe Organic Repellents To Keep Away Bugs Like Ants,Mosquitoes,Roaches,Flies,Spiders & other Pests Indoors

Start Making Your Own Natural, Organic And Safe Homemade Repellents Today And Avoid The Negative Effects On Health That Are Caused By Toxic Chemicals In Market Sold...

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