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  1. HistoryFreak1912

    I’ve gotten these two French monarchs confused.

    I’m a tad embarrassed to say this... I’ve gotten two French monarchs confused. Chiefly speaking — the son of Marie Antoinette and the Louis that assumed the throne following Napoleon’s first defeat (and presumably the second.) Long ago, when I was a child, I read about how Louis (a French...
  2. Jake10

    Did Hong Kong become a culturally confused society?

    While Hong Kong became economically wealthy as a British colony, the effects to the culture of the society seem to have been altered from China's culture, but not necessarily to the point of becoming western. Today, we see student protests over having to pass tests in Mandarin, but their English...
  3. WhatAnArtist

    I'm incredibly confused about Justinian and his relationship with Belisarius.

    These two historical figures first came to my attention when I watched the YouTube series Justinian and Theodora by Extra Credits. It was a 12 part series detailing the lives of Justinian, Theodora and Belisarius, mostly focusing on Belisarius' campaigns in Africa and Italy. The writers were...
  4. M

    Does the Hungarian nation exist? Confused about history material

    Hi everyone, Sorry if this is really dumb. I know it might be ridiculous, but I hope I can get a better understanding. I was browsing for some history on Youtube and bumped into a playlist "BBC Romanian History". I thought to myself "Let's check it out, I know nothing about history in that...
  5. No Bias FTW

    I am confused about the History of Magadha From Sunga to Pre-Gupta

    I have been researching about this amazing kingdom for a while, and I still find it amazingly frustrating. According to most people that I have talked to, Magadha and Bengal during this period lack clear cut historical records. I just want to know if historians today have at least cleared out...
  6. ffs

    Egyptian, Greek, Roman Empire... a little confused...

    Hi guys, I have become very deeply interested in history and was hoping some of you can help me out with some information. I search around for a few hours every few days for weeks now but have not been able to find what I'm looking for. There is something I'm really confused about and maybe it...
  7. BronwenP

    Help!!

    I have to write an essay for History! My title that the teacher gave us is: "To what extent was the growth of democracy in Britain after 1860 due to social and economic change?" The problem is that he only gave us 1 sheet of notes on which to write a 1000 word essay and he is expecting it on...
  8. U

    Help with Native American topics

    I'm going back to the start here,as although i've had some good interesting responses, i'm hopeless. I just don't know where to start, i suppose my first instincts are to say that i really would like to know more about the great cheifs the spiritual beliefs , their families etc and how the wars...
  9. M

    I'm a little confused about a monetary issue in American history

    Basically, I'm curious why 'sound money' was such a popular issue in the Jacksonian years, when the 'little guy' united behind a popular political platform centered on opposition to an inflationary currency while, a couple of decades later, the popular position had shifted to the exact opposite...
  10. E

    I'm very confused about this?!/PLEASE READ!!!!!

    I found out that the bronze age started about 5000 years ago, now thats fine but i then realized that bronze is composed of 90% copper and <10%> Tin/in most cases this is the amount. now i was very confused about this///HOW COULD THE BRONZE AGE START 5000 YEARS AGO WHEN TIN EXTRCTING METHODS...
  11. D

    Two questions I'm confused on

    Hey guys I'm new here and I have a question The 1st question is : " Discuss the political and social consequences of the Protestant Reformation in the 1st half of the 16th century. " and the second : " To what extent did the emanicpation of Russian serfs and other reforms in the 19th...
  12. HistoryFreak1912

    An expedition in the Artic. I'm confused.

    After reading a little about John Franklin's doomed expedition in the 1850s, I thought: "Wait a minute, was there another expedition similar to this? Ship gets trapped by ice and the men have to trek onward on foot? Unlike John Franklin's expedition, everyone survived?" I could've sworn there...