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The Mayflower Compact

The Mayflower Compact is known as a historic agreement created and signed by the new Settlers (the Pilgrims). In the end of 1620, over a hundred of the Pilgrims crossed the Atlantic on the ship Mayflower and arrived to the New World near Cape Cod, the coast of Massachusetts. They established a new colony there […]

The Age of Exploration

The age of exploration began in the 15th century and lasted for about 200 years. It is the period of time, connected with the effort of the Europeans (mainly the Spaniards and the Portuguese) to explore new lands in Western Hemisphere. During this historical period a lot of new territories were discovered, as well as […]

The Dark Ages

Historical period of the Early Middle Ages (500 – 1000 AD) in Europe is called the Dark Ages. It was marked by the fall of Roman Empire, one of the most advanced and powerful world’s civilizations. Negative outcomes of the collapse included economic depression, recession of trade, as well as social and technological development, population […]