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Series : World War I, 1914-1918 A sample animated map: This map is part of a series of 19 animated maps showing the history of World War I from 1914 to 1918. To see the map on a full screen, click on "full screen" to the bottom right of the image.
Last updated at 01:00 15 November 2007 For 65 years, this Second World War fighter had lain hidden under the surface of a beach where it crash-landed. Just a short distance above it, holidaying families have built sandcastles, strolled and swum, all unaware of its existence.
A cricket fossil preserved in the Green River Formation, a series of lake deposits in Wyoming, Utah and Colorado, indicates the insects had developed extremely sensitive ultrasonic hearing by at least 50 million years ago. This particular fossil is from northwestern Colorado. (Credit: Dena Smith, University of Colorado) U.
Antiquity – The Greek world - Mycenaeans - colonization – the Hellenistic kingdoms – a city-state: Athens – Athenian democracy - the Pan-Hellenic sanctuaries – Alexandria, a Hellenistic city – the Greco-Persian wars - Marathon - Salamina – The Peloponnesian war – the Athenian Empire – the conquests of Alexander the Great – Issus – Gaugamela Ancient Greece played a major role in the development of Western civilization and laid down the foundations of democracy. This series evokes Crete and Mycenae, colonization and Greek cities, wars between Persia and the Athenian empire, Sparta and the Peloponnesian war, Alexander's conquests and the Hellenistic kingdoms. In an evolving geographic area, its two thousand years of history have inspired our imagination.
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Tip: Press ctrl and F (or Command and F on a Mac) to perform a keyword search of this page. To keyword search all Best of History Web Sites pages use the search engine located on each page. WWI Web Sites Newspaper Pictorials: World War I Rotogravures The three titles digitized for "Newspaper Pictorials: World War I Rotogravures" by the Library of Congress represent diverse pictorials published in Sunday pictorial sections by two of the most prominent U.S. newspapers of the day: the New York Times and New York Tribune. The images in this collection track American sentiment about the war in Europe, week by week, before and after U.S. involvement.
What Is It? In this bulletin board activity, students work collaboratively to explore sections of old maps. By closely examining these unique historical documents, students learn to see maps as more than just tools for locating places. And, whatever the grade level, this activity prompts students to grapple with the basic elements of the social studies: people, space, time, meaning, and purpose. Rationale Maps are essential tools in modern life but they also are primary source documents reflecting the people, time, and culture that produced them.