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Aesop of Samos
The Wolf and the Lamb
A Wolf finds a series of reasons for making a meal of a little Lamb,
but it turns out he did not really need them.
by J.B. Rundell ?-1889
The United States of America
The ‘Jay Treaty’
The Jay Treaty can be seen as the start of the ‘special relationship’ between
Britain and America.
by Clay Lane
Liberty and Prosperity
Bread and Scorpions
In 1846, Daniel O’Connell stood up in the House of Commons to
draw attention to the Great Hunger in Ireland, and to plead for a swift response.
by Robert Dunlop 1861-1930
The Causes of the Indian Mutiny
Incompetence, arrogance and some mischievous propaganda all conspired to throw India into chaos.
by Pt. Vishwanath and L. Jagannath
Free Trade and Markets
A Conflict of Interest
Economist Adam Smith warned that when Western commercial interests get involved in policy-making abroad, war and want are sure to follow.
by Adam Smith 1723-1790
History of Africa
The Scottish missionary and medic believed that slavery could better be
eradicated by trade than by force.
The Copy Book
Think and Speak