After Battle of Carrhae, did Romans go to China

The Battle of Carrhae (Latin pronunciation: [ˈkarrae̯]) was fought in 53 BC between the Roman Republic and the Parthian Empire near the ancient town of Carrhae (present-day Harran, Turkey).…

The West’s Thailand

The U.S.-Thai alliance benefits both our nations and supports peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific.  The first documented contact between the United States…

Lawrence Massacre – Quantrill’s raid

The Lawrence Massacre, also known as Quantrill’s raid, was an attack during the American Civil War (1861–65) by Quantrill’s Raiders, a Confederate guerrilla group led by William Quantrill, on…

First Amendment Protect Lying?

Does the First Amendment protect lying?  Depending upon the context, the answer is either “no,” “yes,” or “maybe.”  It is…

The Page Act of 1875

The Page Act of 1875 (Sect. 141, 18 Stat. 477, 3 March 1875) was the first restrictive federal immigration law in the United States, which effectively…

Gulag – Russian Concentration Camps

Gulag, acronym of Glavnoye Upravleniye Ispravitelno-Trudovykh Lagerey, (Russian: “Chief Administration of Corrective Labour Camps”), system of Soviet labour camps and accompanying detention and transit camps…

Harriet Robinson Scott

Harriet Robinson Scott (c. 1820 – June 17, 1876) was an African American woman who fought for her freedom alongside her…

Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe

Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe (June 14, 1811 – July 1, 1896) was an American author and abolitionist. She came from the Beecher family, a religious family,…