Geography, Social Studies

10 Facts about German Reunification

Brandenburg Gate in Berlin

1. The reunification of Germany occurred in 1990, when the German Democratic Republic (GDR/East Germany) joined the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG/West Germany) to form the reunited Germany. The unification process is referred to by Germans as, die Wende (The …[Continue]

10 Fun Facts About Australia

Great Barrier Reef of Australia

There are many fun facts out there about Australia. Officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, it is one of the wealthiest countries in the world. Geographic regions of Australia drastically differ from one another.   Australia has rainforests, deserts, coastal regions, tropical and …[Continue]

10 Fun Facts about Paul Revere

The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

Paul Revere, born 1734, played an important part of the start of the Revolutionary War. A supporter of Independence, Revere took part in many forms of protest against the British. He is most famous for his ride to warn colonists …[Continue]

10 Facts About the Samurai

Japanese Samurai in armor

  1. One Who Serves The word Samurai, translated literally, means this, and it is something that the Samurai warrior would live by. Samurai were originally known as horse riding archers but evolved over time to focus more on melee …[Continue]

10 Facts about King Tut

King Tut Ankh Amun Golden Mask

  1. Name While most people call the him King Tut, his actual name was Tutankhamen. His name means Living image of Amun. Amun was a local deity to Thebes. He was the God of wind and the King of …[Continue]