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The Elizabeth Murray Project Mrs. James Smith (Elizabeth Murray), By John Singleton Copley, 1769. Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Copyright© 2002-2013 The Elizabeth Murray Project Site maintained at California State University, Long Beach Last Updated November 21, 2013 Welcome to the Elizabeth Murray Project Jewish Immigration 1926-1942 About this Activity Created by:Karly KinseyHistorical Era:The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)Thinking Skill:Historical Analysis & InterpretationBloom's Taxonomy:AnalyzingGrade Level:High School Start Activity

Using DLTK's Bingo with Large Groups < Back to printing BINGO cards We originally made Custom Bingo with small groups of children at a birthday party in mind. The original game had a 3x3 card using themed images. Since then we have added a 4x4 picture bingo card and a 5x5 picture bingo card as well as a traditional bingo card. Wikimedia Commons - Médiathèque CancelEditDeletePreviewrevert Text of the note (may include Wiki markup) Could not save your note (edit conflict or other problem). Please copy the text in the edit box below and insert it manually by editing this page. The War of 1812 For two and a half years, Americans fought Against the British, Canadian colonists, and native nations. In the years to come, the War of 1812 would be celebrated in some places and essentially forgotten in others. But it is a war worth remembering—a struggle that threatened the existence of Canada, then divided the United States so deeply that the nation almost broke apart.

Digital History Printable Version The massive movement of peoples as a result of voluntary choice, forced removal, and economic and cultural dislocation has been one of the most important forces for social change over the past 500 years. Changes produced by migration--such as urbanization or expansion into frontier regions--transformed the face of the modern world. Migration has also played a pivotal role in the formation of modern American culture. The Real History That Inspired “Star Wars” - History in the Headlines Filmmaker George Lucas may have set “Star Wars” in a galaxy far, far away, but real-life characters and events from this planet’s history inspired his creation of the sci-fi saga. Explore how history—some of it a long time ago and some much more recent—has been a powerful force in shaping one of Hollywood’s top movie franchises. When George Lucas developed the storyline for “Star Wars” and crafted his heroes and villains, he tapped into elements of theology, mysticism and mythology as well as his knowledge of classic films.

Less Scrambling, More Reflecting: Unpacking Simulations of Imperialism and How We can better Teach about the Berlin Conference, the European Colonization of Africa, and African Resistance Oil painting on cotton cloth depicting the Battle of Adwa, 2 March 1896, at which the Ethiopians defeated the Italians, from the British Museum. Every year thousands of teachers of world history teach about the problematically-named “Scramble for Africa”, and many of them make use of a popular classroom simulation that seems to have originated in the 1990s, based on what some teachers have told me. I remember first seeing pictures of the activity showing up on the closed Facebook Group AP World History Teachers, which began in December 2009. It seemed that the activity was designed to have students relive the experience of what it was like to be a European and to claim parts of Africa at the Berlin Conference in 1884-1885, and in many of the pictures it was predominantly white students playing games, such as rock-scissors-paper, to take turns picking parts of Africa. Students playing the Scramble for Africa simulation.

No-Cook Recipes This nutrient-rich twist on coconut cream pie is lusciously smooth… it’s al... This nutrient-rich twist on coconut cream pie is lusciously smooth… it’s also vegan, paleo, gluten-fee, and raw. In other words, you’re looking at a tart with a stacked resume. Perfect for a special occasion, especially if you’re looking to clean up your diet a bit, this show-stopping vegan dessert offers rich, toasty flavor and sweet tooth satisfaction—without adding refined sugar. And since there’s no need to crank up the oven to make it, this treat especially ideal for summer.

National Screening Room Film, Video American scrapbook Dramatized incidents show various phases of life in the United States: the use of the centralized traffic control to direct the passing of two trains on a single track; the use of modern transit systems in the mass transportation of people; the enjoyment of fishing as a sport; the quiz program; modern applications of the principle of jet propulsion. Contributor: Copyright Collection (Library of Congress) - General Electric Company Date: 1954 Film, Video Manchukuo Manchuria Depicts the Japanese occupation of Manchukuo. Describes the mechanization of industry.

The Philosophy of Colonialism: Civilization, Christianity, and Commerce Overview As the imperial powers of Europe set their sights on new geographic regions to expand their spheres of influence in the 19th century, Africa emerged as a prime location for colonization due to its wealth of natural resources and purportedly undeveloped economies ripe for exploitation. In reality, European colonization devastated traditional African societies and economies. However, the leaders spearheading the movement cited the “white man’s burden,” a term popularized in Rudyard Kipling’s poem to morally justify imperialist expansion.

What these kids are doing to keep Indigenous languages alive Kids want to maintain a connection to their past We often hear stories about animals going extinct, but languages are equally under threat. That includes some Indigenous languages spoken right here in Canada. Learn: For Students: WWII History: Take a Closer Look at Primary Sources Exploring Primary Sources with the National WWII Museum There are a lot of ways to learn history: reading books about a certain time and place, watching videos about a past event, traveling to a different part of the world. When you visit a museum—or in this case a museum’s website—you come in contact with actual pieces of history. Those pieces of history are called Primary Sources. They come in the form of artifacts, archives, and oral histories. When you explore primary sources from WWII, you get to see what people saw 70 years ago at a very interesting time in world history.