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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.
Real History Archives Home Page This site exists because we are not being told the truth about our history. Are you under the impression that Oswald killed Kennedy? That the Media is independent? That the CIA never operates without presidential authority? If so, you need to peruse these archives and find out what you've been missing.
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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. Shifting sands reveal World War Two fighter plane lost for 65 years
50-million-year-old crickets with ears U. COLORADO-BOULDER (US) — A new study of cricket and katydid fossils suggests the insects evolved ears long before bats, their major predator, came along. How did insects get their hearing? The 50-million-year-old cricket and katydid fossils sport some of the best-preserved fossil insect ears described to date, and they are helping researchers trace the evolution of the insect ear. Insects hear with help from some very unusual ears, say the collaborators, paleontologist Dena Smith of the University of Colorado Boulder‘s Museum of Natural History and University of Illinois Professor Roy Plotnick. Grasshoppers have ears on their abdomens.
The Ancient Wall as a Cultural Barrier The great wall of china is the most monumental barrier ever created in the ancient world. It is easily the most popular image we associate with the ancient Chinese Empire itself, but it has become so mythologized by in our imagination that we don’t realize it was actually the most extreme cultural barrier ever created. It’s sole purpose was to separate two groups of people, those who were civilized, and those who were not. Read Full Story »
The map as history 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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World War I 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 RotogravuresThe 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. Using Old Maps as Tools to Explore Our World
CastleGarden.org is an educational project of The Battery Conservancy. This free site offers access to an extraordinary database of information on 11 million immigrants from 1820 through 1892, the year Ellis Island opened. More than 100 million Americans can trace their ancestors to this early immigration period.