Visualizing the Ruthlessness of Mao

a black and white photo of Mao Zedong in 1963

While it’s not a surprise to their victims, the two men most associated with mass murder in this bloodiest of mortal centuries, Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hitler, were not the greatest mass murderer of the twentieth century—Mao Zedong was. Mao Zedong, a revolutionary, Marxist theorist, and the People’s Republic of China’s first …

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Visualized – The Ruthlessness of Joseph Stalin

Stalin was an influential figure who played a key role in the Bolshevik Revolution from 1917 to 1921, rising to power as Russia’s General Secretary of the Communist Party and becoming a Soviet dictator after Vladimir Lenin’s death. He had ruled the lives of Soviet citizens for 30 years by 1953. [1] …

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The Growth Of Two-Parent Working Families In The United States

Parents with their daughter

In today’s age, taking a look around, it is hard to find mothers who do not work. Commonly found working mothers have not always been the case in the USA. We have reached this point after much struggle, tolerance, and legislation. This article will discuss the history, economic changes, and social evolution …

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Take a Deep Dive Into the Amazing Topic of Human Languages

man and woman showcasing various languages through communication

Background According to linguist John McWhorter, an associate professor of English and comparative literature at Columbia University, language or human language pertains to the grammar and other rules and standards that enable humans to make words and sounds in a manner that other people can understand. Based on the work of Guy …

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Aborigines

an Aboriginal culture show in Australia

Background The first people in Australia are referred to as Aboriginal Australians. They have lived for more than 50,000 years. They can be divided into two groups. One is the Aboriginal peoples, who are related to those who already lived in Australia when Britain started colonizing the island in 1788. The other …

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Deep Dive into the Growth of World Population


Background A population refers to the number of people inhabiting a particular place e.g., town, city, region, country, or the world. Governments primarily carry out censuses to determine the number of people in a particular place. This number, then, is called a population. The world population has a long history, to say …

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American Education By The Numbers

Generation Z learners who have access to portable electronic gadgets at an early age

BACKGROUND The American education system remains a source of envy to the rest of the world. With its diversity and excellence, the American education system attracts students and visitors from all corners of the globe. The U.S. education system has also become a model system for the rest of educational development in …

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Deep Dive into America’s Love of Hobbies

gardener planting plants

BACKGROUND The United States of America is famous for its wide range of leisure activities and interests. These kinds of activities are often used to kill time or indulge a passion. A person having interests and hobbies is nothing new, and they can be found almost everywhere in the world. However, it …

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Impressionist Painters By The Numbers

Paris Street impressionist painting

Impressionism is a 19th-century artistic movement characterized by relatively thin and small but visible strokes. Open composition, an emphasis on the precise representation of light in changing qualities, often accentuates the effects of the time. On the other hand, unusual visual angles and ordinary themes are the inclusion of the impressionist movement. …

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American Commuting by the Numbers

commuting in New York City using a train

Background Commuting is a part of the daily lives of many people around the world. This activity enables people to go from their work to their offices, schools, and other locations that they frequently visit in a week. In this article, we will discuss the different aspects of commuting, from its history …

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