Month: September 2014

Venice

Venice is an interesting and important city that is located off the coast of Italy. This city is built on 118 small, swampy, malaria-infested islands. How could people survive here? How could such a thriving and wonderful city such as Venice is today, rise from bogs? (more…)

Plymouth Colony

Plymouth Colony and the famous Mayflower were founded by the Pilgrims. The Pilgrims invented Thanksgiving and negotiated peaceful terms with the Indians.

James I of England, the successor of Elizabeth I, made changes in the Church of England. Some people did not like these changes, so they left for Leiden, Holland. These were henceforward known as Pilgrims. (more…)