Domesday Reloaded: Explore, compare, update and share the Domesday Reloaded archive. History of Board Games from Early 1900s to the Present from The People History Site. Do you remember the toys you played with as a child from The People History Site. 1950s You can find many more examples on our Toys From The 1950's Toys Page The 50s however, saw the spark the market was truly looking for – that of TV.
Television advertising was a relatively new endeavor. It was pricey and mostly relegated to cigarette and cleaning ads, targeted to the audiences that could afford and actually watch TV. But as television grew in popularity and more homes purchased one, the programming expanded to include children and family style shows. Enter Mr. We have over 200 examples from the Fifties in our new 1950s Section with up to 25 examples for each year.
American Plains. World War One. Victorian. Mayan Mysteries of 2012 - a guide for young readers French History. Historical geography - browse maps. The Plague of Eyam: The Village That Died to Save Its Neighbors. The Plague of Eyam: Story of the Village That Died to Save Its Neighbors By Mr Ghaz, December 27, 2010 Image Credit Image Credit Early in September 1665 George Viccars, a tailor, opened a consignment of cloth in his cottage in Eyam, a village near Sheffield damp and hung it in front of his fire to dry. Image Credit With that innocent act, Viccars unleashed upon his community the most feared disease of the age. Image Credit Lice and fleas were man’s constant companions in the 17th century, and the unfortunate tailor thought little of the bites he received from the newcomers. Image Credit By the end of September, five more people in the neighborhood had died, and in the first there days of October there were four more deaths.
A Desperate Solution Image Credit Treatment for the plague was crude and ineffective, and the pestilence was known to sweep through towns and village without check. Image Credit The terrified villagers began to panic. Image Credit Image Credit Image Credit.
Slavery. Introducing Canal History. Canals in the UK have a long history dating back to the Romans, who built several canals here including the Fossdyke, still navigable today. A long period elapsed after the Romans left Britain when no canals were built. Improvements to rivers were made although the aim of these was often to harness the waterpower, or for fishing, rather than for navigation purposes. It was in the reign of Elizabeth I that the next canal was built, at Exeter, this was also the first use in Britain of pound locks - the type of lock in common use today - all the navigable rivers at that time used flash locks.
After this many schemes were introduced for the improvement of river navigations, often provoking strong opposition from water mill and fish weir owners. In 1660 there were 685 miles of river navigation, by 1724 another 475 miles had been added by improvements to many rivers including the Aire & Calder, Douglas, Idle, Irwell, Kennet and Weaver. Related Books Related External Web Sites.
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