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Great Britain’s efforts to control southern Africa eventually led to war with the Zulu Kingdom.
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We're revisiting a classic episode, all about early strides in treating smallpox, which has been around longer than recorded history.
In 1904, the Fort Shaw Indian School women’s basketball team spent four months playing and performing at the St. Louis World’s Fair.
The Fort Shaw Indian School was part of a boarding school system designed to make Native American students conform to white culture.
Many forensic investigation standards of today have roots in the work of a Chicago heiress who was more interested in crime scenes than high society.
In November 1917, guards at the Occoquan Workhouse assaulted and terrorized 33 women from the National Woman’s Party.
Even in its youth, Hollywood's rapidly growing film industry had a reputation for debauchery. A high-profile director's murder added to that image.
During World War II, the Nazi party did not tolerate dissent, but some Germans did attempt to resist Hitler's government.
Katharina von Bora, Marguerite d’Angoulême and Jeanne d’Albret all left their mark on the Reformation, but all in different ways.
Carl Tanzler loved a woman, and his love for her continued long after her death. But whether she loved him back is a matter of dispute.