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Great Wall of China Lesson Activities: Teaching the History and Geography of the Amazing Chinese Landmark Great Wall of China|Airunp The Great Wall of China represents 2000 years of Chinese history. The earliest known sections were unconnected barricades built in the 7th century BC by the Zhou Dynasty. In 221 BC, during the Qin Dynasty, the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, connected the smaller walls, linking them and extending them into the current foundation for one wall. Great Wall of China Lesson Activities: Teaching the History and Geography of the Amazing Chinese Landmark
Buddha Teachings Buddha Teachings Following the Buddha's FootstepsInstilling Goodness SchoolCity of Ten Thousand BuddhasTalmage, CA 95481 As a child, Siddhartha the Buddha, was troubled by some of the same thoughts that children today have. They wonder about birth and death.
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Teaching World History & Geography - Conceptual Frameworks Teaching World History & Geography - Conceptual Frameworks What to teach: conceptual frameworks This is the second component of a world history and geography body of knowledge to be taught in school: ....... chronological narrative ....... conceptual frameworks .......
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Life in a Christian Monastery, ca. 585"When he was dead his body was not placed with the bodies of the brethren, but a grave was dug in the dung pit, and his body was flung down into it. . . " Crime and punishment in a medieval monastery: the monastery's Abbott provides insight into the monastic life. The Vikings Discover America, ca. 1000"There was no want of salmon either in the river or in the lake." Five hundred years before Columbus, the Vikings discover a New World. Invasion of England, 1066The Norman conquest of Anglo-Saxon England described through the images of the 900 year-old Bayeux Tapestry. Anarchy in 12th Century EnglandThe Anglo-Saxon Chronicle paints a sobering picture of life in 12th century England that contrasts strikingly with Hollywood's image of the Middle Ages. The Murder Of Thomas Becket, 1170The killing of the Archbishop of Canterbury. EyeWitness To The Middle Ages and Renaissance EyeWitness To The Middle Ages and Renaissance
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Bomb Sight - Mapping the World War 2 London Blitz Bomb Census Bomb Sight - Mapping the World War 2 London Blitz Bomb Census With Bomb Sight you can discover what it was like in London, during WW2 Luftwaffe Blitz bombing raids, exploring maps, images and memories. The Bomb Sight web map and mobile app reveals WW2 bomb census maps between 7/10/1940 and 06/06/1941, previously available only by viewing them in the Reading Room of The National Archives. How to use the Map
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Proletarian posters from 1930s Japan In the 1930s, a new style of poster emerged that reflected the growing significance of the masses in Japanese society. These artistic posters borrowed elements from Western design and often incorporated bold slogans with political, economic and educational themes. Here are a few examples. Health Exercises for the People (Bureau of Postal Insurance, 1930) Proletarian posters from 1930s Japan
A Multimedia History of World War One A Multimedia History of World War One Read a single page summary of the origins of the First World War - the tangled secret alliances, the royal feuds, the personalities and the seemingly inevitable series of events in June and July 1914 which culminated in the oubreak of hostilities spanning four years. Assassin's Target: Archduke Franz Ferdinand Browse a collection of some 200 contemporary photographs of the monarchs, crown princes and other assorted royalty who ruled Europe during World War One, including Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany, British King George V and Emperor Franz Josef of Austria-Hungary.
Vintage Audio - Call of America Vintage Audio - Call of America Reproduced below is the speech recorded by the U.S. Democratic Party politician James Hamilton Lewis, who served as a whip in the U.S. Senate. Addressing his fellow Senators Hamilton Lewis urged full support for the external war against Germany (or 'Prussia' as he termed it) in much the same manner as the internal struggles of the 1860s were similarly resolved successfully.
An ABC 3D documentary site about the WW1 ANZAC landing at Gallipoli, on 25 April 1915. Winner of the inaugural AFI Award for Innovation in Screen Content 2009. To experience Gallipoli: The First Day in 3D you'll need: ADSL2+ Internet connection 2GB RAM on your computer Speakers or headphones Minimum 1024x768 screen resolution Close other large applications Flash Player 10, download it here You have Flash Player 11 installed Gallipoli: The First Day - 3D Interactive Site | Australian Broadcasting Corporation Gallipoli: The First Day - 3D Interactive Site | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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World War I, 1918-1942 : Europe plunges into War 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. First world war : the Triple Alliance - the Triple Entente - Sarajevo assassination - Battle of the Marne - Dardanelles Campaign - Battle of Verdun - Battle of the Somme - Battle of Caporetto - Treaty of Brest-Litovsk - Armistice of Compiegne - Treaty of Versailles - Treaty of Trianon World War I, 1918-1942 : Europe plunges into War
Welcome to TimeMaps TimeMaps' FREE World History Atlas is the most comprehensive history atlas available on the internet. Use our attractive maps and informative articles to access all the civilizations, nations and empires of the past! World Map 3500 BC
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