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Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Destinations chart

Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Destinations and Statistics

The legacy of slavery in the Americas is one that is well known. What isn’t as well known are the exact numbers of just how many people (Africans) were involved and what happened to them. This chart shows the exact figures behind the trans-Atlantic slave trade destinations and statistics. Before slaves could even get to …

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Tallest Buildings in the Ancient World chart

Tallest Buildings in the Ancient World

Looking back at history it’s truly amazing to see what people were capable of building. Some of these accomplishments are truly remarkable given the technology of the day. Among these accomplishments are the tallest buildings in the ancient world. Civilizations all over the globe built massive structures. There’s been evidence of tall earthen structures in …

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Largest Empires by Land Mass chart

Largest Empires by Land Mass

The first recorded empire in history was established roughly 4,300 years ago by Sargon the Great ago in ancient Mesopotamia. Historians now call this the Akkadian Empire, after the capital city of Akkad. This empire must have seemed enormous at the time, considering it encompassed much of the known world. However with historical data on …

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WWII Civilian vs Military Deaths chart

World War II Military vs Civilian Deaths

World War II was a truly devastating global conflict that carries the dubious honor of the largest and deadliest war in history. While the war consumed vast scores of people, the breakout of World War II Military vs Civilian deaths is probably not what you would expect. The war officially began in 1939 with the …

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