Did he actually bring back pasta and gunpowder from China? No, but he possibly coined the term “Millionaire.”
Educated in Southern California with a Bachelors in History and a Juris Doctorate, Shahan has directed his passion for understanding the how the world works into a writing practice that aims to deliver entertaining and enlightening content for the inquiring mind.
The story of Hercules’ death is tragic but divine. Who would have thought he could become even bigger than he already was?
In the Spring of 1748, when George Washington was 16 years old, he joined a surveying mission into the Shenandoah Valley and the South Branch Potomac River, as was his trade, in the company of George Fairfax, Esq., a dear family friend and mentor.
“Cannonball” and “Marco Polo” have more in common than being words you yell at a pool party. Wait, I meant “cannibal.”
See how a Roman field army would have been organized during the time when Julius Caesar was warlording over Gaul.