Gluten Freedom Project. World War One Newscast (Middle, Social Studies) Auschwitz 70th anniversary: Survivors warn of new crimes. 27 January 2015Last updated at 13:11 ET Survivors joined together to commemorate the liberation of the camp Auschwitz survivors have urged the world not to allow a repeat of the crimes of the Holocaust as they mark 70 years since the camp's liberation.
"We survivors do not want our past to be our children's future," Roman Kent, born in 1929, told a memorial gathering at the death camp's site in Poland. Some 300 Auschwitz survivors returned for the ceremony under a giant tent. Some 1.1 million people, mostly Jews, were killed there between 1940 and 1945, when Soviet troops liberated it. Continue reading the main story “Start Quote Once again young Jewish boys are afraid to wear yarmulkes [skullcaps] on the streets of Paris, Budapest, London and even Berlin” End QuoteRonald S LauderPresident of the World Jewish Congress It is expected to be the last major anniversary event survivors are able to attend in considerable numbers. The Energy Story - Introduction. Energy is one of the most fundamental parts of our universe.
We use energy to do work. Energy lights our cities. Yale Launches an Archive of 170,000 Photographs Documenting the Great Depression. During the Great Depression, The Farm Security Administration—Office of War Information (FSA-OWI) hired photographers to travel across America to document the poverty that gripped the nation, hoping to build support for New Deal programs being championed by F.D.R.’s administration.
Legendary photographers like Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, and Arthur Rothstein took part in what amounted to the largest photography project ever sponsored by the federal government. All told, 170,000 photographs were taken, then catalogued back in Washington DC. The Library of Congress became their eventual resting place. We first mentioned this historic project back in 2012, when the New York Public Library put a relatively small sampling of these images online. But today we have bigger news. Yale University has launched Photogrammar, a sophisticated web-based platform for organizing, searching, and visualizing these 170,000 historic photographs. Bottom image: Destitute pea pickers in California. 70 Skype Lessons For Active Learning, Sorted By Topic.
Continuing our mini-series on using Skype in the classroom , I wanted to present a few of the many Skype lessons that are currently available for classrooms and everyone else to try out.
What is a Skype lesson, you ask? It’s simply a pre-planned ‘call’ where you can watch and learn from others via Skype. Like a Google+ Hangout or other live video-based lesson. Below are just a very small number of Skype lessons you should consider checking out over at the official Skype in the Classroom website. The lessons below are sorted by topic and feature the title (linked) and the provided excerpt about the lesson: Careers Skype A Career Students will Skype with professionals on the job. Learn about entrepreneurship & building a digital startup from VerbalizeIt: A Wharton MBA & TechStars graduate.
The start of the First World War was a seminal moment in modern history. The final weekend of peace was sunny and warm.
On the Bank Holiday Monday, day trippers flocked to the most popular resorts, Blackpool and Brighton, largely oblivious of the calamity that was beginning to unfold. At 11pm the following day – Tuesday, August 4 – Britain opened hostilities with Germany following the latter’s invasion of Belgium. Across Europe, a general mobilisation called some 17 million men to arms. The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War. Welcome to the Civil Rights Digital Library. Civil War Primary Sources. Primary Documents by Topic: Most Popular Official Records Addresses & Speeches Acts, Bills, & Orders Military Correspondence & Documents Personal Correspondence & Narratives Prints & Photos Maps Document Collections Getting Started Primary Documents Official Confederate Correspondence Robert E.
German Propaganda Archive (Guide Page) Nazi and East German Propaganda Guide Page Propaganda was central to Nazi Germany and the German Democratic Republic.
The German Propaganda Archive includes both propaganda itself and material produced for the guidance of propagandists. The goal is to help people understand the two great totalitarian systems of the twentieth century by giving them access to the primary material. Aerial Propaganda Leaflet Database. A fading past: How America remembers World War I. Combat, 1918. A Multimedia History of World War One. Wake up, America! - World War I propaganda posters.
The World War I Era: 1914-1920. World War I Allied Propaganda Posters. *Disclaimer: World War I Allied Propaganda Posters are dispalyed as historical documents of the era only and is not intended to promote or dissaprove any theories, views, notions, as well as any political, milirtary, social and any other types of actions for or against anybody and/or anything.
Some portions of this webpage may contain extremely graphic images and/or text, which may offend sensitive viewers and are not recommended for viewing by persons under the age of 18. Viewer discretion is strongly advised. If you are unsure you wish to proceed, please leave this webpage now. Robaudi, Alcide Théophile. 1778-1783. America owes France the most unalterable gratitude : 1917- -- . Robaudi, Alcide Théophile. 2me Emprunt de la Défense Nationale : en avant, armée de l'épargne, c'est pour la patrie.. Faivre, Abel. 3e Emprunt de la Défense Nationale, Crédit Lyonnais : souscrivez.
Leroux, Jules Marie Auguste. 3e Emprunt de la Défense Nationale : souscrivez : pour la France qui combat! Stern.