When trying to think of an interesting World War I topic to start my primary source search for I decided that the impact of the war on life at home would be a good choice. Most of the history classes I have taken have only touched on how things at home were affected and focused […]

During World War I, shrapnel was the cause of countless gruesome and in many cases, deadly injuries. With the level of medical knowledge at the time, doctors were able to save soldiers’ lives and keep them alive, but the injuries left them in terrible physical condition. This was where Harold Gillies came in. The British […]

Italy In WWI

December 1, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Italy joined in WWI on May 23rd, 1915 when they declared war on the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Their participation in the war was not however an impromptu action, for months England and France had been bribing Italy with the promise of more territory. England even signed a secret treaty with Italy, The Treaty of London promising […]

Olivia Taylor Western Civilization II Primary Source Paper   The French Revolution is an infamous part of not only French history, but also the history of Europe and the world. The revolution has many long lasting effects throughout the world. This revolution was not only significant historically, but also within the context of political and […]

Emily Elliott HIST 122 Primary Source Assignment November 24, 2015 Analyzing three primary sources from the years 1886 through 1940, about John D. Rockefeller and his impact on the Industrial Revolution shows how he dominated the oil industry and was the first great U.S. Business Trust. The first primary source is an article from a […]

The first source that I found is a picture of a newspaper article from World War II. The newspaper is The New York Times and they tell the public what is going on in the world. Even though it took a long time for the United States to get involved in World War II we […]

  The Women’s Patriotic club, gouache, was painted by Jean-Baptiste Lesueur during the French Revolution in the 18th century. The image is of the Women’s Patriotic Club which is a Club of Republican Women. In the year 1791 through 1793, women form these groups helped the Republican regimes and the liberal constitutional as well as argue to have the […]

The French Revolution was a major event in not only french, but world history as well. Scholars, historians, and students alike often study and discuss the time period in great detail. The significance of this time period is not limited to just when it was happening but it has long lasting effects still felt today. […]