Famous English Poets Featured

10 Most Famous Poets From The United Kingdom

  The earliest surviving English poetry was composed as early as the 7th century. It was written in Old English or Anglo-Saxon, the direct predecessor of modern English. Most Old English poems are recorded without...
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10 Most Famous Landscape Paintings By Renowned Artists

  A landscape painting refers to an artwork whose primary focus is natural scenery. Landscape was a main genre in the eastern art tradition by 4th century AD. However, in the west, till the 17th...
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10 Most Famous Sculptors And Their Greatest Masterpieces

  Sculpture is three dimensional art which was originally created by carving and modeling materials such as stone, metal, ceramics and wood. However, since the rise of Modernism in late 19th century, artists have used...
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10 Most Famous Poems In American Literature

  Poetry in the United State arose first when colonists wrote poetry to add to the poetic voices in the United Kingdom. As expected, early American poetry closely matched the British models of poetic form,...
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10 Major Effects of the American Civil War

  The American Civil War was fought from April 12, 1861 to May 9, 1865 between the Union forces and the 11 Southern states that seceded from the Union and formed the Confederate States of...
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10 Major Battles of the American Civil War

  The American Civil War was an armed conflict between 23 Northern states representing the Union and 11 Southern states that seceded from the Union and formed the Confederate States of America. It began on...
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10 Major Causes of the American Civil War

  The American Civil War started due to the secession of Southern states who then went on to form a new federal government, the Confederate States of America. American president Abraham Lincoln declared in his...
Famous American Poets Featured

10 Most Famous Poets From The United States

  A distinctly American lyric voice of the colonial period was Phillis Wheatley (1753 – 1784). An African woman sold to slavery, Wheatley became a renowned poet in not only the American colonies but also...
Famous Landscape Artists Featured

10 Most Famous Landscape Artists And Their Masterpieces

  Landscape was an established genre in the eastern art tradition by 4th century AD, but in the western art world, landscape painting as an independent genre began only after the era of Renaissance art....
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10 Major Effects of the Industrial Revolution

  The Industrial Revolution was a major turning point in history which was marked by a shift in the world from an agrarian and handicraft economy to one dominated by industry and machine manufacturing. It...

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