Ancient Greece and the Origins of Voting

Ancient Greece and the Origins of Voting

An ancient Greek wine cup, dated all the way back to the 5th century, B.C., depicts one of the earliest images of the act of voting. Greek chieftains are shown choosing between heroes Ajax and Odysseus to claim the armor of the fallen Achilles during the Trojan War. To settle the decision, they vote.

Christmas Around the World

Christmas Around the World

The holiday season is full of traditions. We love to put up lights, decorate a Christmas tree, and set out a plate of cookies for Santa. Over two billion people across the globe observe Christmas every year. How do families in other countries celebrate the occasion?

Halloween Around the World

Halloween Around the World

Halloween is one of the oldest holidays, and today it’s celebrated in different ways all over the world! Here are a few traditions from different countries that show another side of Halloween!