Tutor profile: Rhonda W.
Subject: World History
Mesopotamia, considered to be the Cradle of Civilization, was located between which two rivers?
Mesopotamia was located between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. This twin water source contributed greatly to Mesopotamia's development.
Subject: US History
The Constitutional Convention was held between May and September of 1787 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. What document was the convention officially called to revise?
The Constitutional Convention was officially called to revise the Articles of Confederation. However, many prominent delegates, including James Madison and Alexander Hamilton, were proponents of creating a new system of government rather than simply revising the old. It was out of this meeting that our Constitution was born.
Subject: European History
What invention aided most prominently in the spread of literacy in Europe?
Gutenberg's printing press, which made it possible to print a large amount of books at an affordable price, opened the door to printed material being more readily available to the general public. This led to a wider literacy rate in Europe.