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Famous & Major Historical Events in World History. How To Write To Congress. AncientEgyptMap.jpg (JPEG Image, 841x1474 pixels) Index of /tlresources/units/socjust/jamie. Country Studies. Free the Slaves - home. 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.

Buddha Teachings

They wonder about birth and death. They wonder why they get sick and why grandfather died. They wonder why their wishes do not come true. Children also wonder about happiness and the beauty in nature. Because the Buddha knew what was in the hearts of children and human kind, he taught everyone how to live a happy and peaceful life. Life in the Palace Buddhism is one of the major religions in the world.

Soon after Prince Siddhartha was born, the wise men predicted that he would become a Buddha. At the age of sixteen, Prince Siddhartha married a beautiful princess, Yasodhara. The Four Sights Soon Siddhartha became disillusioned with the palace life and wanted to see the outside world. Renunciation Leaving his kingdom and loved ones behind, Siddhartha became a wandering monk. Enlightenment. Famous Trials - UMKC School of Law - Prof. Douglas Linder. World History. 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 ....... thinking strategies What are conceptual frameworks?

Teaching World History & Geography - Conceptual Frameworks

It is the job of conceptual frameworks to connect and organize knowledge to make it more meaningful. The alphabet, for example, is an artificial structure imposed on spoken language that enables us to read and write. A review of literature from history education and cognitive research strongly suggests that conceptual frameworks, by whatever name, contribute to meaningful understanding and should be a major component of history education. Themes History and geography educators often speak in terms of "themes" that represent an interest in phenomena that are manifested across several historical periods and/or geographic locations, and thus may offer useful insights into how humans generally behave and how the world generally works. World History for Us All. EyeWitness To The Middle Ages and Renaissance. 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. . .

EyeWitness To The Middle Ages and Renaissance

" 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. History: World Wars in-depth.

WW2 People's War. Bomb Sight - Mapping the World War 2 London Blitz Bomb Census. Holocaust Resources for Teachers. Holocaust Timeline. Jump to: 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1933 January 30, 1933 - Adolf Hitler is appointed Chancellor of Germany a nation with a Jewish population of 566,000.

Holocaust Timeline

February 22, 1933 - 40,000 SA and SS men are sworn in as auxiliary police. February 27, 1933 - Nazis burn Reichstag building to create crisis atmosphere. February 28, 1933 - Emergency powers granted to Hitler as a result of the Reichstag fire. March 22, 1933 - Nazis open Dachau concentration camp near Munich, to be followed by Buchenwald near Weimar in central Germany, Sachsenhausen near Berlin in northern Germany, and Ravensbrück for women.

March 24, 1933 - German Parliament passes Enabling Act giving Hitler dictatorial powers. Terms of use: Private home/school non-commercial, non-Internet re-usage only is allowed of any text, graphics, photos, audio clips, other electronic files or materials from The History Place. 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.

Proletarian posters from 1930s Japan

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) Tohoku Area Famine Relief (Federation of Tokyo Area Proletarian Organizations, 1931) The 2nd Proletarian Art Grand Exhibition (Japan Proletarian Artists Federation, 1929) Workers and Farmers Russian Art Exhibit (Japan Proletarian Art League, 1927) A Multimedia History of World War One. Vintage Audio - Call of America. Reproduced below is the speech recorded by the U.S.

Vintage Audio - Call of America

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. Use the player above to listen to a recording of Lewis's speech from 1917. Call of America Senators, it is the fate of every self-governing people to be tried by two assaults. If a nation cannot survive these assaults, she is overcome by internal revolution, or subjugated by foreign foe. Among modern nations, France survived revolution from within, but was overcome in assault from without under Wellington. Gallipoli: The First Day - 3D Interactive Site. An ABC 3D documentary site about the WW1 ANZAC landing at Gallipoli, on 25 April 1915.

Gallipoli: The First Day - 3D Interactive Site

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 Using this site may contribute to your download quota. For narrowband content, click here For more information, please go to Help 3D Flash Documentary. Photos of The Great War - Home. 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.

World War I, 1918-1942 : Europe plunges into War

To see the map on a full screen, click on "full screen" to the bottom right of the image. World Map 3500 BC. World History : HyperHistory. European History Interactive Map. A Journey through History.