Open any history textbook and you are bound to find at least one chapter dedicated to the abolition of slavery in America. We are taught from early on that slavery is a relict of the past and that, at least in America, it ended with the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution in … Continue reading The Price of Freedom: Young Girls in Cambodia
Today we take for granted relatively fast shipping from around the world without considering not only the journey of the item itself, but also the story of the infrastructure required to facilitate that fast delivery. The world has been shaped by canals, quite literally! Numerous canals have been built to facilitate more efficient trading routes, … Continue reading Whatever floats your boat!