Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Tuesday 12th December 2017 | Manchester, UK

Rosie Wright

Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day

  Nowadays, Thanksgiving is a national holiday. There‚Äôs a parade in New York, and everyone gathers with their families and loved ones to eat turkey, spend time with one another More »

Convicts in Australia

Convicts in Australia

On the 26th January 1788, just over 750 convicts and their children landed in Sydney, Australia and started a trend which would span almost 100 years. In these 100 years More »

What Lies Beneath

What Lies Beneath

Although most of the advances in underwater exploration have taken part in the last 400 to 500 years, it is important to note that the Vikings showed considerable interest in More »

The Middle Passage

The Middle Passage

The Middle Passage was a route which slaves were transported through from West Africa to America. It was part of the Transatlantic Triangle. The triangle started in the West Indies More »

Referendum Time for Catalonia

Referendum Time for Catalonia

In the 12th century Catalonia became part of the Crown of Aragon and then region became part of Spain in the 15th century through the marriage of the King of More »