Category: History

These words get interchanged quite often, and the fact that one serves as the foundation of the other means it can be quite tricky to find differences between the two. Summary Table Marxism Communism A...
Liberalism started in the Age of Enlightenment and has produced a healthy number of diverse philosophical branches that seemingly contradict each other on a number of political and economic matters. Let’s find out if neoliberalism...
Do you know those times when you realize you should have paid more attention in school? Like when someone talks about the Truman Doctrine or the Marshall Plan and you don’t know anything about them!...
After the US Civil War, the Black Codes were enacted to restrict the rights and liberties of freed African-Americans slaves in the Southern states. Black Codes and Jim Crow laws were repressive laws meant to...
Athens and Sparta are arguably two of the most popular cities in Greece. It is common for people to confuse one for the other since both these ancient cities have made far-reaching contributions to governance,...
Ask people what they think about a prince or a princess, a king or a queen. Then ask them what they think about a dictator. You will see that most people tend to associate royalty...
Democracy and dictatorship – each political system is the antithesis of the other. This article seeks to explain just how. Summary Table Democracy Dictatorship Rule of the majority Rule of the few Citizens enjoy free...
The American and French Revolution are two of the most important events in human history. This article provides differences between the two. Summary Table American Revolution French Revolution War between the British Empire and the...