The Great Southern Land: A Timeline of Australia

watercolor painting of the Australian flag

Background Australia is the smallest continent but among the largest countries in the world. It is located between the Pacific and Indian oceans in the Southern Hemisphere. Its capital is Canberra, which is in the southeast between the larger and more important economic and cultural centers of Melbourne and Sydney. It has …

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Timeline of Albert Einstein

graphic art of Einstein’s E=mc2 formula

Background Albert Einstein was a German-born physicist popularly known for developing groundbreaking theories. He made his name with four scientific articles that were published in 1905. After that, he went on to win worldwide fame for his general theory of relativity and won a Nobel Prize in 1921 for his explanation of …

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Timeline of Ancient Rome

temples in ancient Rome

Background In history, Rome must be considered one of the most successful imperial powers. In the progression of centuries, Rome grew from a small town on the Tiber in central Italy into a gigantic kingdom that eventually comprised England, all of mainland Europe west of the Rhine and south of the Danube, …

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Timeline of Boats

boats sailing in the ocean at dusk

Background Boats and ships are among the oldest types of transportation, and they were built thousands of years ago. Boats and ships have been used for transportation throughout history. But aside from that, they have been utilized for a number of reasons, such as to transport cargo, and fishing, as a type …

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Timeline of Space Exploration

a satellite orbiting the Earth in space

Background Many of us are curious about the nature of objects seen in the night sky. With this, countries started to develop rockets and advanced electronics, and other technologies in the 20th century. After that, it became possible to send animals, machines, and eventually people above the Earth’s atmosphere into outer space. …

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Timeline of the Cold War

a 3D illustration of the Soviet Union and USA Flag

Background The Cold War was an open but restricted rivalry that was developed after the Second World War between the United States and the Soviet Union, along with their respective allies. During World War II, the two fought together as allies against the Axis powers. However, their relationship was a tense one. …

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Timeline of the Rise of The Beatles

statues of The Beatles

Background When we talk about the most popular bands in the world, one of the bands that many people would think of is The Beatles. There is no doubt that everyone, at one point or another, has heard a song by The Beatles. But did you know that before John, Paul, George, …

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Timeline of the Civil War

an illustration of the American Civil War

Background In America’s historical awareness, the Civil War is a fundamental event. While the American Revolution created the United States, the Civil War determined the kind of nation it would be. This war was able to resolve two important questions that were left unanswered by the revolution. One was whether the United …

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Timeline of the Rise of Streaming

different “Live” stream logos

At the present time, live streaming is among the most popular forms of broadcasting. For years now, top companies such as Microsoft, Google, Apple, and Amazon have been benefiting from live streaming.[1] Live and video on demand or VOD streaming are now ingrained into the everyday lives of many people.[2] Business meetings …

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Timeline of the French Revolution

a page from a book about the French Revolution

The United States of America is not the only country to ever have a revolution, as the French had one too. The French Revolution is also known as the Revolution of 1789. It was a period of major social upheaval that started in 1787.[1] During this period, French citizens demolished and reformed …

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