The Protection of Ancient Monuments?

Answer Societies for the protection of ancient monuments exist almost around the globe to protect buildings and other historic treasures for posterity. Major institutions such as the Smithsonian and the R... Read More »

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Comparison Between Ancient Egyptian and Ancient Mesopotamian Water Sources?

Egyptian and Mesopotamian cultures were both highly successful in very arid regions. Each was entirely dependent on rivers for their water as there was little or no rain in either place. Egypt depe... Read More »

US Monuments?

The Antiquities Act of 1906 allows the President of the United States to designate national monuments with the goal of guarding "objects of historic or scientific interest." As of 2010, more than 1... Read More »

Monuments of the Pioneers?

In the 19th century, many Americans moved to the Midwest, Great Plains and Western regions of the modern-day United States, hoping to carve out a new life for their families. While some pioneers ex... Read More »

Nile Monuments?

At over 4,100 miles, the Nile River is the longest river in the world, stretching from Lake Victoria in Uganda and Tanzania to the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt. The Nile River was an important source... Read More »