Reasons In Favor Of Us Involvement In The Boxer Rebellion

The Society of the Righteous and Harmonious Fists (Yihequan) organized the Boxer Rebellion, an anti-foreign and anti-Christian uprising in China. The goal of the rebellion was to expell all foreigners from China, and to restore the country’s power and prestige. The Boxer Rebellion began in earnest in 1899, and by early 1900, had gained control … Read more

Leland Stanford Industry

Leland Stanford was one of the most prominent businessmen of the late 19th century. He is best known for his involvement in the construction of the First Transcontinental Railroad. But was he a Robber Baron or a Captain of Industry? There are those who argue that Stanford was a Robber Baron, exploiting workers and taking … Read more