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Women in Wartime: Breaking Free From Gender Roles

For my project, I analyzed the Irish Freedom Movement and the Women’s Movement. The period I’m looked at is rather large, starting in 1916 with the Easter Rising to the Good Friday Agreement, signed on April 10th, 1998. Generally, when we think of war we think of men going off to fight while the women […]

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Battle of Vienna: 1683

Artifact Project: The Battle of Vienna Historical Context The Ottomans were an expansionist empire. They wanted to not only wipe out Christendom in Europe but spread Muslim Faith as well. On April 5th 1453, Mehmed II, ruler of the Ottoman Empire approached Constantinople which, at the time was said to be “the greatest power the […]

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