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By: Sherry Michaels Perry Licensed Nurse Practitioner and Medical Historian As a nurse of 32 years, I have seen people join the profession for a number of reasons. The most common of these reasons is the desire to help people and make a difference in their lives. I have also met nurses who freely admitted […]

Total Envelopment: The Destruction of the Roman Army at Cannae By Matthew A. Perry Battle of Cannae Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia   Ancient warfare was much different than the modern form of combat that soldiers know today. Very often, soldiers are hundreds of yards away from each other when hostilities begin, but in ancient warfare, […]

Strange Facts about Adolf Hitler In my opinion, Adolf Hitler was a monster. How he rose to the position he did and amassed such a following is an enigma to me. Perhaps he just found the right group of people who harbored the same hates and prejudices within them. This is not an article to […]

Staff Writer J.D. Perry The Spanish-Aztec War. The Fall of an Empire. Throughout history, we see empires rise and fall, and often we find out there are multiple contributing factors. Today we’ll talk a bit about The Spanish-Aztec War also known as The Spanish Conquest of the Aztec Empire, the actual war spanned just two […]

The Great Pestilence By Sherry Michaels Perry In the mid-1300’s a devastating plague raged across Europe, leaving millions dead. There was no treatment, and superstition and panic held sway over the helpless population. This was the Bubonic Plague or the Black Death, also known as, The Great Pestilence. It spread quickly and caused rapid death; […]

Staff Writer: J. Perry Why The Aztecs Cut Out Human Hearts What would you do to ensure a good crop yield? Fertilize the soil and water, ensure no pests gobble them up and rip up any pesky weeds? What if I were to tell you some folks would rip out your heart and offer it […]