I love Hamilton. I love it so much that I refused to listen to the soundtrack for months because I knew that I would love it too much and it would...

“They bind our hands and then complain that we do not make use of them.” –Moses Mendelssohn On July 19, 1870, Prussian chancellor Otto von Bismarck embarked on a successful scheme....

“They bind our hands and then complain that we do not make use of them.” –Moses Mendelssohn In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, anti-Semitic violence in the German-speaking lands (there were...

Noor Inayat Khan in her SOE uniform. Image courtesy of the Imperial War Museum. Perhaps it was the color of her skin, her past work as a children’s book writer, or...

Between 1800 and 1801, Spain secretly returned the Louisiana Territory to French custody; Spain was ceded the Territory in the 1763 Treaty of Paris, treaty which ended the Seven Year’s War....

I’m sure all native speakers of English who have learned/attempted to learn a second language in the classroom (this excludes you lucky people who are native speakers of more than one...

The Rosetta Stone The Rosetta Stone is an Ptolemaic-era Egyptian artifact which provided the key to a modern understanding of Egyptian hieroglyphs. It is inscribed with a decree issued by King...