Adam Smith and the Capitalist System

In order for a society to run successfully it starts with having a central government and stable economy. The success of a country or society depends on the structure and economic theories of an economy. There were many changes going on throughout the world during the 18th century.   Specifically, during the time period from…

Blog 1 Assignment Themes

There are lots of interesting themes/topics to write about for World History II. Since the 1500’s all the way to the modern day period there are lots of historical events to write about. From looking at the list of topics the ones that caught my attention to me are technological innovations, war, and economics. These…

World History 101

With history being an important element in our daily lives, learning about the history of this world where we live is important and can teach us a lot. Taking world history at Menlo College by Professor Kaatz gave me a different way at looking at history. When examining history it’s important to look at all…

Underground City Wonders

(blog post 3) We have all heard of the phrase “the unknown world” or “the lost world”, but what about the idea of an Underground World. In fact there are such things are underground world’s that exist on today’s planet. How is it possible for their to be humans living hundreds of feet underground in…

Were there Animal Mummies?

(blog post 2) There are many forms of representations whether if its through a form of writing, painting, statues, or language. Egypt has a very rich history and the Egyptian civilization has left behind numerous of representations throughout the years. One popular belief is the belief that mummies once were a part of Egypt. We…

1,400 Year Old Warrior Found

(blog 1) You just never know what you can find in this world. As a historian there are thousands of unknowns and everyday historians find new treasures that solve unknown mysteries. It is not often that a normal human being will come across something from 1,400 years ago. The Japanese are known for having many…

The Current State of Pompeii

It is without a doubt one of the world’s most beautiful places to visit in today’s world full of eye popping places to visit. Italy is one of the world’s most marvelous countries in this world; however not many are aware of the magnificent ancient cities that once stood there. The Roman Empire is one…