Hitler’s Greatest Mistakes

The Nazis lost World War II because most of the decisions Hitler made were wrong. Far from being an evil genius, the real Hitler was a stupid and arrogant fool and a terrible strategist.

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The Banana Wars: plundering Central America for fruit

The coup was successful. Bonilla rewarded his friend Zemurray by granting the Cuyamel Fruit Company a monopoly and ending the tax.

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Movie Characters based on Historical Figures

Palpatine is the most prominent movie character whose career mirrors that of a major historical figure. Even the name Palpatine, is similar to the name Napoleon.

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Avoiding the Anger Game

Ultimately, angry people want three things: attention, sympathy, and justification. When you play the anger game, you give the angry person what he or she craves most.

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America’s Worst President: How Jefferson Davis Lost the Civil War

Jefferson Davis did more to destroy American slavery; an institution he loved, than any abolitionist. Moreover, Davis was responsible for the destruction of the Southern Society he loved.

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