The American Revolution  – OverSimplified (Part 1)
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The American Revolution – OverSimplified (Part 1)

*Fancy music* “Hooooooly smokes!” Christopher Columbus! That is no way to address the King and Queen of Spain! What is wrong with you?” “Ok. Ok!” “So you know how we’re looking for a new trade route to India, right?” “Right” “And the earth is round, right?” “Right.” “So I’m thinking we can just sail the […]

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How to Flatten a Folded Map so You Can Frame It
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How to Flatten a Folded Map so You Can Frame It

Hi I’m Charlie Neuschafer at New World Maps we sell a lot of folded maps. Old oil company maps, National Geographic map, Official State Highway maps, travel brochures, and other paper ephemera that’s folded. And we get asked from our customers. How a… how do you flatten that map? I want to frame it, but […]

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History of Portugal #4 – The Final Dynasty
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History of Portugal #4 – The Final Dynasty

The last episode ended at the beginning of the reign of D. Afonso VI and the subsequent end of the war for the restoration of independence. This new king was, however, incapable of reigning and his leadership was dominated by the regency of his mother Luisa de Gusmão and his younger brother, Infant D. Pedro, […]

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