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A Brief History Below is a partial list of fictional characters who have died in American comic books, specifically in the superhero genre, and, so far, have not returned. Digging Deeper Characters frequently die in comic books, but are also frequently resurrected. A death that is reversed is called a comic book death. Writer Peter David splits the blame for this phenomenon among creators, publishers and fans. Creators and publishers kill characters to increase drama and sales and to meet the demands of readers who call for evil or unpopular characters be killed. However, if a popular character is killed, fans often ask for his or her resurrection…

A Brief History On March 3, 1859, the largest sale of African slaves in the United States came to a sad conclusion near Savannah, Georgia when the last slaves formerly owned by plantation owner Pierce Mease Butler (1806-1867) were sold in order for Butler to satisfy his considerable debts.  Known to history as The Great Slave Auction or alternatively as The Weeping Time, a total of 436 human beings were sold like pieces of property.  Soon, the US Civil War would be fought, and slavery would end in the United States, preventing any such future crimes against humanity such as…

A Brief History This article presents a timeline of Western Civilization for History 113 at Ashland University. For each date below, please click on the date to be taken to an article covering that date’s event.  After reading that article, please write a one or two sentence comment that demonstrates that you read the article. These comments or “thesis statements” are 1-2 sentence summaries of the article. They should include the most important aspects of each article. In other words, the thesis statement should include the individuals involved, the time period, and significance of the event. For example, if you…

A Brief History This article presents a timeline of Modern World History for History 11051 at Kent State University at Stark.  For each date below, please click on the date to be taken to an article covering that date’s event. Digging Deeper I. Introduction On October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus, the Italian adventurer sailing into the unknown in the name of the Spanish Crown, landed in the Bahamas, the landing that became known as the “discovery” of America (or, “The New World” if you prefer). On January 3, 1521, Roman Catholic (Augustinian) priest and reformer Martin Luther was ex-communicated from the church…

A Brief History This article presents a timeline of American history since the Civil War for History 213 Online.  Please click on any of the dates to learn more about that date’s events and please post a comment using the Disqus commenting system on any article you click on to let us know your thoughts about that historic event. Digging Deeper Module #1: Reconstruction and the Expansion of American Civilization, 1865-1890 On July 21, 1865, a real life showdown resulting in face to face gunplay happened for the first time, the first of the classic duels we have come to know…