The Pyramids of Giza, one the of Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, were three pyramids constructed on the West Bank of the Nile River. The idea of making a pyramid was first suggested by Imhotep, vizier to king Djoser. Prior to Djoser’s reign, tombs for kings were elaborate mounds. Imhotep had the idea to make a tomb by stacking stones to make a tall, majestic structure.
Ernest Miller Hemingway was born on the 21 of July in 1899 in the city of Chicago and then died on the 2nd of July in 1961. Hemingway started working for his high school newspaper the Trapeze and Tabula and he stuck with writing thereafter. After he graduated from high school, he went to work at the Kansas City Star. When the US entered World War One, he tried to get into the military multiple times, but they never let him in because of his bad eye. Instead, he joined the
A SPECIAL THOUGHT FROM THE CREATOR OF HISTORICAL CONQUEST To All Those Who Read This Message, Since today is September 11th, I wanted to talk about this horrible and yet special time in US History. It was a time when people put aside their differences and as Americans banded together to support the victims of this horrible terrorist attack there hearts were turned to love. I still remember the day like it was yesterday, but it was 18 years ago. These horrible attacks happen t
P.T. Barnum is the man known as the greatest showman. His full name was Phineas Taylor Barnum, and he was born on July 5 of 1810, one of six siblings. He started school at around age six and became very good at math, which he used to get out of doing his chores on the family farm. When his father died the fifteen year old Barnum had to take care of his family, working many different jobs over the years, before he started publishing a weekly newspaper. When Barnum was 21
Phineas Taylor Barnum was born on July, 5, 1810. He had multiple businesses over time including a general store, real estate speculation, and a statewide lottery. His father died when he was 15 and he started a weekly newspaper in 1829, called The Herald of Freedom in Danbury, Connecticut. He sold his store in 1834, and moved to New York City after lotteries were banned in Connecticut. Barnum became a showman when he was 25 in 1835. When slavery was outlawed Barnum found a