Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Wednesday 22nd November 2017 | Manchester, UK

Amy Leahy

The Civil Rights Act of 1964

The Civil Rights Act of 1964

Passed by President Lyndon B. Johnson on 2 July 1964, the Civil Rights Act was arguably the most revolutionary legislation concerning African Americans since the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863, which More »

Queen Victoria and her Victorian Britain

Queen Victoria and her Victorian Britain

Reigning for an impressive sixty-four years, Queen Victoria ruled during a period that witnessed the invention of the telephone, Jack the Ripper roaming the streets and Thomas Hardy dominating book More »

The Academy Awards: Its history and its controversy

The Academy Awards: Its history and its controversy

Whether it is Ellen’s world-breaking selfie, Leonardo DiCaprio’s agonising wait or that La La Land/Moonlight awkward moment, the Academy Awards always attracts huge global attention. Every January the nominations for More »