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10 Most Famous Paintings by Raphael

  Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, known as Raphael, was one of three great masters of High Renaissance art along with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. He was a master in realistically depicting emotion in great...
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10 Major Causes of the Industrial Revolution

  The Industrial Revolution began in Great Britain and then spread across the United States and the rest of the world. The revolution in Britain is often called the First Industrial Revolution while the later...
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10 Most Famous American Artists And Their Masterpieces

  The early style of America artists was based primarily on English painting. Though several American artists became well known in the 19th century, it was only in the 20th century that the United States...
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10 Most Famous Poems by William Blake

  William Blake (1757 – 1827) was an English poet, painter and printmaker, who remained largely unknown during his lifetime but rose to prominence after his death and is now considered a highly influential figure...
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10 Most Famous Poems by William Shakespeare

  William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. Though he is most renowned for his plays, Shakespeare’s poetry also remains to be popular. He wrote sonnets...
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10 Most Famous Poems by Maya Angelou

  Born Marguerite Annie Johnson, Maya Angelou (1928 - 2014) was an African American writer who is most famous for her poems and seven autobiographies. She was a prolific poet who explored numerous themes in...
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10 Most Famous Poems In English Literature

  The earliest surviving English poetry may have been composed in the 7th century. It is written in Old English or Anglo-Saxon, the direct predecessor of modern English. The highest poetic achievement in Old English...
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10 Most Famous Paintings by Wassily Kandinsky

  Wassily Kandinsky (1866 - 1944) was a Russian artist who is most famous for being a pioneer of abstract art and for painting some of the earliest works in the genre including what is...
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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...
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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 Causes of World War II

  Lasting between 1939 and 1945, World War II was a global conflict which divided the world into two military alliances. The Axis Powers were...

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10 Famous Japanese Artists And Their Masterpieces

Painting has been the preferred form of artistic expression in Japan and Japanese artists have developed various styles along the years, including the sumi-e...