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American FactFinder. Digital Photographs - National Library Digital Collections. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire. Digital Image Collection-Folger Shakespeare Library. National Digital Library of France. The History and Geography of Inventions. The tables below are divided by era.

The History and Geography of Inventions

The lists are being enlarged all the time. There is also a search engine for more specific searches of the data. The following regions, empires and countries are listed (in chronological order): Africa, Europe, Mesopotamia, China, the Pacific, Middle East, New Guinea, Indus Valley, Ethiopia, Egypt, Yellow River, Sumeria, Central America, South America, Babylonia, Crete, Hittite, Phoenicia, Central Asia, Arabia, Etruria, Greece, Persia, Rome, Lydia, Mediterranian, Carthage, Syria, Pergamum, India, North America, Byzantium, Japan, England, Siam, France, Moorish Spain, Polar, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Netherlands, Wales, Korea, Spain, Denmark, Brazil, USA, Scotland, Hungary, Belgium, Sweden, Austria, Russia, Norway, Turkey.

Inventions are things that need to be created or utilised by humans. All development depends on what has gone before. If I have seen further than others it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants. Interactive Map of the Battle of Gettysburg. Important American Historical Figures. In this two-day lesson plan, students will first discuss the qualities and criteria that make for the most important American Historical figure.

Important American Historical Figures

Students will draw a historical figure out of a hat and then spend the remainder of class period researching sixteen major facts to support their figure as the “Champion of American History.” Day two will be spent as a playoff in front of the class to see who is the “Champion of American History.” Historical Figures have been provided, but the list may be modified to reflect recent class learning, unit objectives, or be a student-driven and created list (this may lead to more modern figures being added).

Objectives: The Students will Identify key criteria they can use to measure historical figures against each other in this competition.Collect material from a variety of sources (internet and textbook-based) to defend their historical figure. (Day One) – Anticipatory Set and student research (Day Two) – Main Activity. German History in Documents and Images. German History in Documents and Images (GHDI) is a comprehensive collection of primary source materials documenting Germany's political, social, and cultural history from 1500 to the present.

German History in Documents and Images

It comprises original German texts, all of which are accompanied by new English translations, and a wide range of visual imagery. The materials are presented in ten sections, which have been compiled by leading scholars. EuroDocs. Picture Dictionary. Library. Literature. [ home ] Major update during Aug.


-Oct. 2014. Quite a bit of new material that's of course not marked in any way as the newer stuff so you'll just have to poke around. Major update during Nov. 2008 including reformatting (e.g. what was I thinking using all those HTML lists?) , many new entries, and adding new material to old entries (although I've not yet found the motivation to check for all the dead links). Contained herein are links and books in my personal collection (well, a few aren't...yet) in the general category of unusual literature, for which the best definition I can come up with at the moment is: stuff I like that's a little or a lot different than most of the stuff you'll find down at the local Books'R'Us. I've chosen/pinched/pilfered reviews basedly almost entirely on their informational content rather than their opinion of the book, on the theory that the more you know about the author and the book the more you'll be able to appreciate it.

Search Engines. June 20th, 2010 Finding the information you need as a writer shouldn’t be a chore.

Search Engines

Luckily, there are plenty of search engines out there that are designed to help you at any stage of the process, from coming up with great ideas to finding a publisher to get your work into print. Both writers still in college and those on their way to professional success will appreciate this list of useful search applications that are great from making writing a little easier and more efficient. Professional. Documents. Library. Search.

Library. Academic Articles. Knowledge. Graphic Dictionary And Thesaurus. Archive. Library. Library. Literature. Search Engines. Posted on Tuesday July 22, 2008 by Staff Writers Students, teachers and the public turn to their librarians for help researching everything from technology to genealogy to homework help and lesson plans.

Search Engines

Even if your library is equipped with subscriptions and memberships to top of the line databases and online journals, you’ve probably had to get creative during a patron’s requested search for something unfamiliar. Next time, though, you can turn to one of these 50 search engines, designed to pull from the Web only the information you really need. Meta Search and Multi Search Engines These meta search and multi search engines can search numerous engines and sites at once, maximizing the number of results you get each time you conduct a search. Ms. Images. Library. Library.

The WWW Virtual Library. America's Justice System. James Holmes walked into a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises in 2012 carrying three guns including a semi-automatic rifle and opened fire, killing 12 people and injuring 70 more.

America's Justice System

Nobody, not even his defense attorneys, denied that. But those attorneys still told a jury and a judge that Holmes was not guilty of those crimes—because he was insane. Last month, that jury rejected that assertion, finding Holmes guilty on all counts. Holmes’ plea didn’t get him off, but it did get people talking about the insanity defense again. It’s a rare move for defense attorneys these days, even quaint sounding. Americans inherited a legal system shaped by history, not by science. None of those things are borne out by evidence. False Confessions More than one in four people exonerated by DNA evidence initially confessed to the crime.

But why? By the time the police haul someone in for interrogation, they’re already assuming the suspect is guilty. News Archives. Free Online Encyclopedia. Military History, Joint, Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Space History Resources and Documents. Murderpedia. Murder of Shirley Duguay In 1994, Shirley Duguay of Prince Edward Island, Canada went missing and was later found dead in a shallow grave.


Among the most compelling pieces of evidence in the case was a leather jacket covered in Duguay's blood and over two dozen white feline hairs. Royal Canadian Mounted Police investigators recalled that during a previous interview with the estranged husband, Douglas Beamish, that he had a white cat of which he named Snowball. The detectives confiscated the cat and drew blood in which they intended to use DNA fingerprinting to compare it to the DNA found in the white hairs from the jacket, but they found that no one in the world had done this before.

After contacting the Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, a laboratory specializing not in forensics, but in the study of genetic diseases, detectives and scientists were able to develop a method in which to test the feline DNA. Parole denied for P.E.I. man who killed common-law wife. Census Reporter. Slave Narratives. Literary Encyclopedia. Infoplease: Encyclopedia, Almanac, Atlas, Biographies, Dictionary, Thesaurus. Free online reference, research & homework help. Database Search. To the best of our knowledge all the information contained herein is accurate and true.

Database Search

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Encyclopedia of Death and Dying. Encyclopedia. Fact Monster: Online Almanac, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and Homework Help. Tools in Workshop, TOOLS AND HARDWARE - Dictionary for Kids. The International Encyclopedia of Ethics. Main Page - Encyclopedia Dramatica. An encyclopedia of philosophy articles written by professional philosophers. Free Online Encyclopedias and Reference.

The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Mashpedia Dynamic Encyclopedia. The CRACKPOT Index. International Encyclopedia of Education - (Third Edition) - ScienceDirect. . Encyclopedia Britannica. Visual Dictionary. Main Page - Encyclopedia Dramatica.