C.K. Craven

C.K. Craven

Tuesday, 25 December 2018 17:36

Christmas history Part I: When was Jesus born?

When was Jesus born? 

Why, Dec. 25 of Year One, you say? 

Golden Age of Piracy: Top 10 Countdown Part X

This is Part A of the tenth and final installment of a series focusing upon the ten most successful pirates (as determined by the estimated total value of their combined hauls) of the Golden Age of Piracy (generally considered to have begun around 1700 and ended with the killing of Barthlomew “Black Bart” Roberts in 1722).

Golden Age of Piracy: Top 10 Countdown Part IX-B

This is the second of two sections of the ninth installment of a series focusing upon the ten most successful pirates (as determined by the estimated total value of their combined hauls) of the Golden Age of Piracy (generally considered to have begun around 1700 and ended with the killing of Barthlomew “Black Bart” Roberts in 1722).

Golden Age of Piracy: Top 10 Countdown Part IX-A

This is the first of two sections of the ninth installment of a series focusing upon the ten most successful pirates (as determined by the estimated total value of their combined hauls) of the Golden Age of Piracy (generally considered to have begun around 1700 and ended with the killing of Barthlomew “Black Bart” Roberts in 1722).

Golden Age of Piracy: Top 10 Countdown

This is the eighth installment of a series focusing upon the ten most successful pirates (as determined by the estimated total value of their combined hauls) of the Golden Age of Piracy (generally considered to have ended with the killing of Barthlomew “Black Bart” Roberts in 1722).

Golden Age of Piracy: Top 10 Countdown

This is the seventh installment of a series focusing upon the ten most successful pirates (as determined by the estimated total value of their combined hauls) of the Golden Age of Piracy (generally considered to have ended with the killing of Barthlomew “Black Bart” Roberts in 1722).

Golden Age of Piracy: Top 10 Countdown

This is the sixth installment of a series focusing upon the ten most successful pirates (as determined by the estimated total value of their combined hauls) of the Golden Age of Piracy (generally considered to have ended with the killing of Barthlomew “Black Bart” Roberts in 1722).

Golden Age of Piracy: Top 10 Countdown Part V

This is the fifth installment of a series focusing upon the ten most successful pirates (as determined by the estimated total value of their combined hauls) of the Golden Age of Piracy (generally considered to have ended with the killing of Barthlomew “Black Bart” Roberts in 1722).

December 7th - the date that has lived in infamy - each year marks an anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.  It was this act of aggression that effectively brought the United States into World War II. 

But what was the international geo-political situation that led to this blatant show of force?  Japan was a much smaller nation with limited military resources; they seemingly could ill-afford a direct conflict with the United States, yet they chose to attack anyway. But why?

Golden Age of Piracy: Top 10 Countdown Part IV

This is the fourth installment of a series focusing upon the ten most successful pirates (as determined by the estimated total value of their combined hauls) of the Golden Age of Piracy (generally considered to have ended with the killing of Barthlomew “Black Bart” Roberts in 1722).

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