George Washington and the Building of the Capital City

The decision to create a national capital city and the execution of the plan was an underappreciated legacy of George Washington. By Dr. Robert P. WatsonDistinguished Professor of American HistoryLynn University Against all odds, George Washington and a ragtag band of poorly trained blacksmiths and ill-equipped farmers managed to pull off a most unlikely victory[…]

Andries Beeckman’s ‘The Castle of Batavia’ and 17th-Century Dutch Colonialism

The Dutch occupied this city, as well as several others in Asia, for centuries. A Castle on Colonial Soil The air feels humid with a thick layer of clouds covering most of the blue in the sky. Tall palms stand in unnaturally precise rows and shade a busy marketplace of exotic goods and colorfully dressed[…]

Celtic Warriors, the ‘Barbarians’ of Antiquity

Our best view of the Celts in terms of written sources is the works of Greek and Roman writers. Introduction The warriors of Celtic Europe were amongst the most distinctive of any fighters in the ancient world. With their great height, long hair and moustaches, frequent nakedness, painted and tattooed bodies, and fondness for collecting[…]

The Ancient Assyrian Empire and What Made Them a Superpower

Back in the times of the early bronze era or approximately 2000 BCE (long before things such as cars, telephones, internet, video games, Intertops Casino bonus) was the empire known as Assyria. The Assyrian Empire was the largest empire of its time and lasted for almost fourteen hundred years. All in all, a long time to[…]

How To Mod-Up Your Online Gaming Experience

Gaming is among the most-engaging industries in the modern world. Fast internet speed and better gaming devices have made everyone get the urge to join the industry. Those who were already doing it are also happy because they now have access to better gaming accessories that make it easy to experiment with different games. However,[…]