History Questions and Answers (Q&A)

The correct answer to this question is Cent. Both dollars and cents are forms of currency. Not only is it currency in the United States, but cents are used in Russia, Europe, and formally Canada. In the United States, 1 cent is referred to as a penny. Since 1909, President Abraham Lincoln has...Read More

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Indigo was so sought after by the British was because of its importance and high economic value. “Indigo’s vibrancy, so scarce in the natural world, combined with its versatility as a dye, made it a valuable and prized commodity.” During the beginning of the seventeenth...Read More

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The Yamato dynasty in Japan claims to be descendants of the sun goddess Amaterasu Omikami. The reason Japan was able to avoid a change in the Yamato dynasty for the past 2,000 years is because the various Emperors of Japan, for a large part of history, had virtually no power, In essence the...Read More

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Commodus was a real person who lived in 161 Ad until 192 AD. Therefore, he only lived for 31 years. He was known as Commodus, but his real name was Lucius Aurelius Commodus and he was born from Marcus Aurelius. Commodus was known for fighting in the Marcomannic Wars during his father’s...Read More

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The feudal system began in France in the 10th century and spread to both Eastern and Western Europe during the following century. Feudalism is associated with medieval times, and had three aspects: the lord, the vassal (who fought or worked for the lord in return for land) and the fief, the...Read More

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I don’t think there was ever an empire in the Sahara Desert, unless you want to consider the pharaohs of ancient Egypt who settled on the eastern side of the Sahara known as the Nile Valley. Researchers at excavation sites in the Sahara have found evidence of human and animal remains from...Read More

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All of the different regions of the world have their own distinct and exclusive mythologies. For example, the Middle East is the home of various religious mythologies such as Christian mythology, islamic mythology, and Jewish mythology. Greek mythology is probably the more famously known of the...Read More

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This is a difficult question to answer because I do not think any colonial empires actually treated any of their colonies very well, especially when you consider some of the people in the colonies were often treated as slaves. The European colonial era spanned from about the 1500’s to the...Read More

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This question should be reworded. The yuan dynasty was a chinese dynasty started by a...Read More

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Was it? If we are talking first human life to set foot there, wouldn't it be Africa, from where human life is believed to have originated from?

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