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History Summarized: England

History Summarized: England

Names are hard, especially when it comes to the British Isles. The island of “Britain” is home to England, Scotland, and Wales, while the island of “Ireland” is composed of the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom’s Northern Ireland. This is not only a nightmare to keep track of, but as we’ve seen, this …

Disturbing Revelations About Margaret Thatcher

Disturbing Revelations About Margaret Thatcher

Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher ruled Great Britain as prime minister from 1979 to 1990, a period in which she defined a generation. On the world stage, she was renowned, but if you look a little closer, you’ll see that her career was filled with many disastrous choices. In the aftermath of World War II, the …

History Summarized: Ireland

On the surface, the history of Ireland seems like the tale of one island getting beat up for over a thousand years straight, and, well, that’s not incorrect. I’ll be honest with you. But from another perspective it’s a story of a unique civilization rising from the intersection of two very different worlds, and then …