Martin Luther lived from 1483-1546. Luther was born on November 10, 1483 in Eisleben in the province of Saxony. His protestant view of Christianity started what was called the Protestant Reformation in Germany. Luther’s intentions were to reform the medieval Roman Catholic Church. But firm resistance from the church towards Luther’s challenge made way to Read more about zubori[…]

Zora Neale Hurston/The Innovative Woman

Zora Neale Hurston: The Innovative Woman Is Zora Neale Hurston the greatest writers/ anthropologists in the twentieth century? Will Hurston's contributions to the Harlem Renaissance be remembered forever? Many statistics show that Hurston's innovative mind helped her attain these standards, setting her apart from all the other writers. Hurston achieved her goals by writing about Read more about Zora Neale Hurston/The Innovative Woman[…]

zora neal hurston

In her 1928 essay, "How It Feels to be Colored Me," Zora Neale Hurston meticulously understates the hardships of being black.Among many occupations held by Hurston, she was that of an anthropologist who studied the origin, behavior, social, and cultural development of humans.Hurston was not justifying the stereotypes of being Colored.Throughout "How It Feels to Read more about zora neal hurston[…]

Zitkala Sa

During the time of western development in the 19th century of American history, the Sioux Nation was at the forefront of political aggression. Already forcing the Native American people onto cramped lands, the dominant white man began to turn to new solutions in order to kill the salvage and westernize the Indians.While it was obvious Read more about Zitkala Sa[…]


For at least two thousand years Jews were dispersed all over the world. Some of them inevitably assimilated with other nations. Yet many kept their identity as a nation by staying loyal to their religious faith and by their desire to survive as one people preserving common racial features and cultural traditions. Some European anti-Jewish Read more about Zionism[…]


Theodor Herzl was certainly not thefirst Jew to dream of Zion, but he nevertheless put the wheels in motion (Zionism 1). Zionism is the name given to the political and ideological creation of a Jewish national state. The rise of the Zionist movement in the late 19th century culminated in the creation of this state Read more about Zion[…]


Howard Zinn looks at not only the history of the conquerors, rulers, leaders; but also the history of the enslaved, the oppressed, and the led. Like any American history book covering the time period of 1942 until the early 1760's, what is said in thefirst chapter of A People's History tells the story of the Read more about Zinn[…]

Zinacantecos Indians

The Zinacantecos have changed moderately over time but their strong heritage and belief systems have been carried through to present times. The language has stayed intact over several thousand years mainly because of its importance in expressing their cosmology, which in essence is the main principle upon which they live their lives. They have adopted Read more about Zinacantecos Indians[…]

Zimmermann Note

Before the United States had entered World War I, Nationalism, Imperialism, Militarism, and the Alliance System were factors of the First World War.France, Great Britain, and Russia were known as the Triple Entente, Allies.Germany, Austria-Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire were called the Triple Alliance, also known as the Central Powers.The United States had declared it Read more about Zimmermann Note[…]