Here's episode 14 of the History At Our House podcast, where we let you peek your head round one of our classroom doors, here at History At Our House!

One of the reasons Ancient History is so interesting is that it provides many situations which we can compare with our own. Of particular interest is the ebb and flow of empires, the conglomeration and falling apart of smaller countries or city-states. This in part because the Founding Fathers took this into account when shaping America. How can a large body of land, composed of small communities and collective identities possibly come together and unite? One of the historically great ways to do so, as the Persians and Americans discovered, has been not a matter of legislation or brute force, but technological innovation...
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