Megacities – The good and the bad

A megacity is a city or area that has more than┬áten million people, for example Shanghai, Hong Kong or Jakarta to name a few.   With that amount of people, there can be a lot of problems in megacities. Sometimes, these cities and their populations are growing so fast that the government cannot implement policies… Continue reading Megacities – The good and the bad

Test yourself

There has been a lot of content in the previous history posts, so here’s a chance for you to test yourself! Here are some sample questions from the Renaissance, Reformation and Counter Reformation, Scientific Revolution, Absolutism and The French Revolution. Write a paragraph to answer the following questions: How did the Renaissance create a new… Continue reading Test yourself

Absolutely Fabulous!

What is an absolute ruler? And how does one become an absolute ruler? Absolutism is ┬áthe exercise of complete and unrestricted power of government, meaning that one person is in control of everything, such as all of the decision maker. If a ruler is a King or a Queen and has absolute power, we call… Continue reading Absolutely Fabulous!