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Total Deaths building Panama Canal and Railway chart

The History of the Panama Canal & Railroad

The Panama Canal was one of the most important and impactful construction projects in the history of the modern age. The basic premise of the canal was to build a waterway that connected the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The isthmus of Panama was the ideal spot, located between the North and South American continents. It …

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The List of the Dynasties of China in Order

The history of China dates back millennia and features a wide array of dynastic rulers that lasted for various amounts of time. A “dynasty” refers to a succession of rulers from the same familial clan. China’s history notoriously alternates between period of unity, with those of discord. Here are the 13 primary dynasties of China …

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The Surrender of British Troops at the Battle of Singapore

On December 8th, 1941, the same day as the attack on Pearl Harbor (though marked as different due to time zones), the Japanese launched their Malayan campaign. Their objective was to capture the Malay peninsula from the British, including the fortress of Singapore at its southern tip. This campaign would culminate at the fateful battle …

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Timeline of The Domestication of Plants and Animals

In order for humanity to transition from hunter gatherer groups to agricultural based societies the domestication of plants and animals was needed. The domestication of plants in particular is a fascinating topic. What most do not know is that plants were domesticated in many different regions of the world independently. That is, crops were not …

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The Nazi Nuremberg Trials: Verdicts and Results

The Nuremberg Trials are some of the most famous war crimes trials in history. The Allied powers recognized that when World War II was over, German leaders needed to be held accountable for their actions that led to the war and their conduct throughout it. The verdicts of the Nazi Nuremberg Trials are below. At …

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The Meiji Restoration Boost to Japanese Economy

At the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century Japan experienced an incredible transformation. In a span of roughly 30 years the island nation went from a feudal society to an imperial power during a period known as the Meiji Restoration. This chart shows just how much of a boost the Meiji …

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Chinese Death Totals in The Great Leap Forward

The area that China encapsulates has always been one of the most populous regions in the world. Whenever population statistics are brought up it can be eye opening just to see how China stands above the rest. When it comes to tragedy’s, this is no different. This chart shows the low and high estimates of …

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5 Largest Nuclear Bombs by Yield chart

5 Largest Nuclear Bombs by Yield

Humanity has created many horrible weapons through history. Weapons capable of killing people easier and faster. Weapons where you don’t even have to see the person to kill them. But the most horrifying and devastating weapons we’ve ever created have been nuclear weapons. This chart shows the 5 largest nuclear bombs by yield ever made. …

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Christian Population by Region 1910-2010 chart

Christian Population by Region 1910-2010

Christianity is the largest religious group in the world consisting of roughly one third of the world population. Christians can be found all over the world but over the last century the population concentration has shifted. This chart shows the breakdown of Christian population by region from 1910-2010. Christian Population by Region 1910-2010 In 1910 …

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