Some of the most important events in American history include Christopher Columbus' voyage in 1492, the Jamestown establishment in 1607, the Pilgrims' arrival in 1620, the Boston Tea Party in 1773 and the American Revolution from 1775 to 1783 followed by the U.S. Constitution in 1787. While these ev
The Australian mainland is a single country, officially the Commonwealth of Australia. Neighboring countries in Oceania include New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Fiji and Samoa.
The earliest known historical milestone is the Neolithic revolution around 10,000 B.C., when humans across the world began to cultivate food for the first time, allowing for rapid population increases. In 27 B.C. Augustus Caesar became the first emperor of Rome, establishing the greatest empire the
Some of the top 50 events in world history include Columbus reaching the New World in 1492, the signing of the U.S. declaration of independence in 1776 and the invention of the printing press in 1450. Some modern top events include the Russian Revolution in 1917, the end of World War II in 1945 and
Although Australian cuisine is very diverse and includes many dishes from different cultures, some familiar foods that are popular in Australia are Vegemite, Anzac biscuits, meat pies, chips and fish, fairy bread, grilled meats, Tim Tams and hamburgers with beetroot. Vegemite on toast is very well-k
The Crusades, World War I, World War II and September 11th all were of extraordinary importance in the course of human history, and each centered around acts of violence. Many of the most memorable and transformative events from the world's history have violence in common.
Australian family structure may consist of couples living with or without children. According to the 2010 Measure of Australia's Progress from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, in 2006-20007, the most common family type in the country was a couple with no children. This family structure accounted
Following the life of Jesus Christ, some of the most important events in the history of Christianity are the Edict of Milan, the Council of Nicaea, the Protestant Reformation, the Council of Trent and the Second Vatican Council. Each event had a significant influence across boundaries of different C
Modern capitalism traces its origins to the 13th century, with the increasing wealth and influence of a merchant class in Italy and the Netherlands, and to the inception of the first great banking families in 14th century Florence. Modern capitalism began to take recognizable shape at the onset of t
The traditional dress for Australia has always been about comfort, practicality and where on the continent an individual has chosen to live or to visit. In the 1930s, female bush attire evolved from images of the squatter's daughter and aviatrix models. Trousers became a popular icon for Austrailian