Vietnam/American War Unknown. Revolutionary War Unknown. Civil War Unknown. Rumsey Historical Map Collection. The David Rumsey Map Collection was started over 25 years ago and contains more than 150,000 maps. The collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century maps of North and South America, although it also has maps of the World, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania. The collection includes atlases, wall maps, globes, school geographies, pocket maps, books of exploration, maritime charts, and a variety of cartographic materials including pocket, wall, children's, and manuscript maps.
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Rummaging in the Governments attic: Governmentattic.org. Rumsey Historical Map Collection. War & Peace. Welcome to Brooke Army Medical Center. 10th Mountain Division (United States) Originally activated as the 10th Light Division (Alpine) in 1943, the division was redesignated the 10th Mountain Division in 1944 and fought in the mountains of Italy in some of the roughest terrain in the country. Following the war, the division was deactivated, only to be reactivated and redesignated as the 10th Infantry Division in 1948. The division first acted as a training division and, in 1954, was converted to a full combat division and sent to Germany before being deactivated again in 1958.
Reactivated again in 1985, the division was designated the 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) to historically tie it to the World War II division and to also better describe its modern disposition. Since its reactivation, the division and/or elements of the division have deployed numerous times since. The 10th Division was originally organized in 1918 as a regular army and national army division for World War I. The division advancing in Italy in April 1945. M777 howitzer. The M777 is manufactured by BAE Systems' Global Combat Systems division. Prime contract management is based in Barrow-in-Furness in the UK as well as manufacture and assembly of the titanium structures and associated recoil components. Final integration and testing of the weapon is undertaken at BAE's facility in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Design US Marine gunners test fire an M777 howitzer. The M777 began as the Ultralight-weight Field Howitzer (UFH), developed by VSEL's armaments division in Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom.
This company was bought by BAE which ended up responsible for design, construction and assembly (through its US-based, BAE Systems Land and Armaments group). The M777 is smaller and 42% lighter, at under 4,100 kg (9,000 lb), than the M198 it replaces. The M777 may be combined with the Excalibur GPS-guided munition, which allows accurate fire at a range of up to 25 miles (40 km). The US military is in the process[when?] Variants Service history San Antonio Military Medical Center. San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC) — formerly Brooke General Hospital (BGH) — is situated at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, and is part of Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) and the U.S.
Army Medical Command. BAMC is the command element over all Army medical facilities in the San Antonio area, including SAMMC. It is a University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and USUHS teaching hospital and is home to the Army Burn Center. The hospital today is a 425-bed Joint Commission-accredited facility, expandable to 653 beds in the event of disaster. SAMMC is a Level I trauma center, the only stateside one in the MEDCOM, and is part of the Southern Regional Medical Command. The old BGH building (1937) was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 30, 2001. History Station Hospital SAMMC has a history which dates back to 1879 when the first Post Hospital opened as a small medical dispensary located in a single-story wooden building.
Social Studies, Government, and Geography. What Caused the American Civil War? Transform your history classroom. ActiveHistory provides entertaining, educational award-winning interactive simulations, decision-making games, self-marking quizzes, high-quality worksheets and detailed lesson plans for teachers and students. Useful Links Testimonials from subscribers This formal outcome of this unit of study is a video project answering the question "What Caused the American Civil War? ". It is followed by a deeper interactive investigation of the question "Why did the Union win the Civil War? " A. Teacher's Introductory SlideshowThe teacher uses this worksheet to help introduce students to the main themes, events and personalities.
Click here for full screen version Students' Timeline Worksheet - preparation for the videomaking task Students are guided through the main events leading up to the Civil War using this timeline, which should be used in conjunction with specified clips from the first episode of Ken Burns' excellent documentary about the American Civil War. B. The American Civil War: Why did the Union Win? The following unit follows the unit on "What Caused the American Civil War? ". It is one of the most popular parts of the history course with my students, since they learn an immense amount about an exciting period of history completely through interactive projects and a series of simulation games!
Stage 1 - Researching Key Characters Fakebook Project - Key Figures of the American Civil War In preparation for the roleplay strategy game that follows, each student needs to take on the role of one key politician or soldier from the Civil War and research their life and career and present their findings through a 'Fakebook' profile. In this way they will be able to act in role much more effectively during the game and maximise the chance of their side being victorious. Stage 2 - The Game Based Unit The next part of the unit is taught purely through strategy games! Game 1 - Classroom Simulation Click here for larger version Click here for full screen version Click here for full screen version.
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Shortly after their arrival in Luxembourg, the photographs are exhibited in 1968 by the State Museum. Later they will join the collections of the Centre national de l'audiovisuel (CNA) created in 1989 with the mission to preserve and to promote the national film, photography and sound heritage. At the CNA, the totality of the exhibition artifacts have been digitized, then carefully restored by the expert Sandra Petrillo. The Civil War Parlor. Early American History. Native Americans. The Abolition of Slavery Project. Civil Rights. Civil Rights. The Bitter Years. Desert. Prison–Industrial Complex. Fold3.com. The American Genealogical Index v.6. You are browsing the text-only version of this page. The text-only version contains the complete content and navigation of this page, without purely cosmetic visual styling. NOTE: Older browsers, or those with poor support for web standards, may not be able to display the graphical version of our website.
That's the waterlogged vision of cartographer Brian Stokle and Bay Area blog Burrito Justice, who've made a fantasy map of the city post-200 feet of sea-level rise. The map, though it's been around a while, is getting its wonky due in a new urban-cartography exhibit at local urban-planning think tank SPUR. (The show runs until February 6.) Regarding its inspiration, the entity behind Burrito Justice says via Twitter: "Brian made a topo map, I was joking around, wanted to know when Potrero & Bernal became islands. 200 feet is where things got interesting.
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John's, Newfoundland. Raleigh's charter A watercolor of the fort in Guyanailla Bay, which is likely similar to the fort constructed on Roanoke On March 25, 1584, Queen Elizabeth I granted Raleigh a charter for the colonization of the area of North America. The Queen and Raleigh intended that the venture should provide riches from the New World. First voyages to Roanoke Island Grenville's fleet departed Plymouth on April 9, 1585, with five main ships: Tiger (Grenville's), Roebuck, Red Lion, Elizabeth, and Dorothy. In the New World Lost Colony. Historical Collections | CIA FOIA (foia.cia.gov) An important part of CIA's ongoing effort to be more open and to provide for more public accountability has been a recognition of the importance of declassifying historically significant Agency documents.
The process of opening up the Agency's historical record began in the 1980s when then Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) William Casey authorized the declassification and transfer of nine million pages of OSS records to the National Archives and established the Historical Review Program. A more formal Historical Review Program (HRP) was established by DCI Robert Gates in 1992. Reaffirming the principle that the US government's records should be open to the public, the program called for significant historical information to be made available unless such release could cause damage to the national security interests of the United States. Subsequent DCIs R. Our Historical Collections are listed below. For more, visit our Collections archive. (November 13, 2013) (October 30, 2013) What really happened on the Revolutionary War's "Dark Day"
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