Hiking the Western Trail

Have you ever thought about hiking the Western Trail? Perhaps you have heard of it but aren’t sure how to go about doing it. Here are some tips. You can also check out our previous posts on hiking the Western Trail. Hopefully this information will help you plan your next hike. And remember: there are…

Do You Need Life Insurance?

Whether or not you need Life Insurance depends on your finances. You should determine the amount of coverage you need based on how much you want to pass to your beneficiaries. A common estimate is ten times your annual income, but that figure may not apply to your particular circumstances. Consider your current finances, future…

What You Need to Know About Western Union History

For more information about Western Union history, read Joshua D. Wolff’s Western Union and the Creation of the American Corporate Order. This history of the company from 1845 to 1993 focuses on the company’s evolution as the “fastest way to send money around the world.” Founded in Rochester, New York in 1851, Western Union has…

The Benefits of Western History Association Membership

The Western History Association (WHA) is a professional organization dedicated to historical research. The Association helps graduate students further their knowledge of the Western world. This organization also provides financial assistance to Native American students. The conference attracts more than 500 students. Graduate students also have an opportunity to network with senior scholars and professionals…

A Guide to World History

The focus on Western history often overshadows other regions and cultures. The Mongols, for example, had a profound impact on the Earth over a thousand years ago. Europe’s influence will eventually diminish, especially as more nations modernise and develop. The bias towards Western history is known as eurocentrism. It is a relic of colonialism and…