Category Archives: History

Essays and works that relate back to history and/or historical events.

Tintoretto: The Last Supper

Tintoretto was a popular Italian painter of 15th century Europe, who created various works of art recognized throughout the period. The most important of these is the religious painting, The Last Supper. The Last Supper is known as one of … Continue reading

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Modernism in Art throughout the 19th Century and 20th Century

The modern world of the 19th and 20th century made society to see the world in a new light. Influenced by industrialization and machinery, new worlds were colonized and the working class was exploited by capitalism for labor. This changing … Continue reading

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United States Border Patrol: A Brief Overview

Many Americans know and heard of the United States Border Patrol. They have their own show on the National Geographic Channel, where you can watch agents pick up, arrest, and detain illegal entrants. Both on the show and in real … Continue reading

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Brief History of the Modern Hotel

The hospitality industry is a significant part of American history. Lodging was available to visitors in the form of rooming houses throughout the Civil War era. However, hotels didn’t became a permanent fixture in the business market until the onset … Continue reading

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Common Sense and the Constitution

Thomas Paine’s piece Common Sense and the United States Constitution go hand in hand. In Common Sense Paine argues the need for independence and makes recommendations for America’s organization of Government. In the United States Constitution we see these recommendations … Continue reading

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