Checks and Balances

In the United States Federal Constitution, there is a system specifically designed to prevent one of the three branches from gaining too much power.This system is called Checks and Balances. Over the course of history, there have been many instances where this system has been put into effect. The system of Checks and Balances is Read more about Checks and Balances[…]


New England and Virginia were both settled by people of English decent.Both areas were settled at around the same period of time.However, the two developed into very different societies.The main explanation for this is the bases upon which each area was founded. The Puritans were a hard working, god-fearing people.After many years of religious prosecution Read more about Cheaska[…]

Cheasapeake vs. New England

New England and Chesapeake colonies became different because of three main reasons: climate, economical aim, and religion.In spite both of the regions being founded by the same people, Europeans, these areas became vastly differential based upon those three factors.The central difference was why people came to this land, the other factors developed afterwards from it.The Read more about Cheasapeake vs. New England[…]


Biography of Ernesto “Che” Guevara Youth. Born Ernesto Guevara on June 14th, 1928, he spent his life believing that his birth date was in fact a month later than that, due to his mother, Celia Lynch being three months pregnant when she married his father, also Ernesto. He was born an Argentine but was to Read more about che[…]

Chateau de Chinon

Chateau de Chinon Location Geography High upon a steep escarpment above the Vienne, a small branch of the great Loire River, emerge the battered but noble ruins of one of the oldest and most historic castles in France- Chinon. The city of Chinon is filled with lush green meadows and game filled forests, that from Read more about Chateau de Chinon[…]

Chartes Cathedral

Malcolm Miller, an English-speaking tour guide at the Chartes Cathedral states, "The Chartes Cathedral is a book.Its architecture is in the binding, and its stories are told through its windows and sculptures."The Chartes Cathedral held true to this statement through my research of this famous gothic cathedral.Located in the heart of a small, sleepy town Read more about Chartes Cathedral[…]

Charles X of France

When Charles X ascended the throne (1824) he was 67 years old.He had become bigoted and'set in his ways'.However, the people of France seemed to welcome his ascension due to their jealousy over the British Monarchy.Had Charles X perhaps been more accommodating to the needs of the'ordinary' people of France, or acted more subtly, his Read more about Charles X of France[…]

Charles Wilson Peale

from more than two years of study in London, schooled in the art of portraiture and in command of the artistic versatility that was to characterize his career. He introduced his children and his brother to the art of painting, and they, in turn, passed the heritage to succeeding generations. “For a full century the Read more about Charles Wilson Peale[…]

Charles Willard Moore –

Moore “mixed high architecture and high camp with gleeful abandon” (Filler 52). When he died in 1993 of a heart attack at age 68, friends and admirers praised his work and accomplishments saying that he left a “living legacy” in the thousands of architects he trained and inspired. He was also described as the most Read more about Charles Willard Moore –[…]