The National Map The National Map is now offering a collection of small-scale datasets that can be downloaded for free. Although the 1997-2014 Edition of the National Atlas of the United States was retired in September 2014, The National Map recognizes the importance of continuing to make a collection of the small-scale datasets, originally developed for the National Atlas, available to users. Small-scale maps have an advantage over large-scale maps when there is a need to show a large area in a single view. This makes small-scale maps an ideal solution for scientists, decision-makers, and planners needing to provide a geographical context for the research projects.
Map Collection - World Sites Atlas World Atlas A physical and a political map of the world, divided into tiles for easy navigation. Maps of Continents and Regions Select a continent or region below to jump to its map. Early world maps Antiquity Babylonian Imago Mundi (c. 600 BCE) A Babylonian world map, known as the Imago Mundi, is commonly dated to the 6th century BCE. The map as reconstructed by Eckhard Unger shows Babylon on the Euphrates, surrounded by a circular landmass showing Assyria, Urartu (Armenia) and several cities, in turn surrounded by a "bitter river" (Oceanus), with seven islands arranged around it so as to form a seven-pointed star. The accompanying text mentions seven outer regions beyond the encircling ocean. 7 Wonders of the Mormon World Throughout the world, there are sites that are deeply meaningful to members of the Church. Cherished for their beauty, history, or even their mystery, here is our list of 7 Wonders of the Mormon World. When the Saints were building the Nauvoo Temple, Joseph Smith Jr. had a family tomb built nearby, where he desired to be buried.
Timeline Timeline allows students to create a graphical representation of an event or process by displaying items sequentially along a line. Timelines can be organized by time of day, date, or event, and the tool allows users to create a label with short or long descriptive text. Adding an image for each label makes a timeline more visually appealing. Caricature Map of Europe 1914 The Clanker Powers: Germany is a massive military machine with weapons aimed outwards to all surrounding countries. It points threateningly at Britain, not so much as a sign of direct aggression, but more as an indicator that it was now Germany’s turn to start a grand global Empire to challenge the world’s current one. Austria Hungary is an aggressive armoured giant, teetering on shoddy foundations.
Hawai'i and Native Hawaiians - What You May Not Know Native Hawaiians tried to fight back through the U.S. “legal process”. Hawai’i became a U.S. protectorate while an investigation was done by U.S. President Grover Cleveland at the written request of Lili'uokalani. Cleveland and his administration concluded that the overthrow had been illegal (“a grievous wrong has been done…”). Homeschool Geography & Maps Activities and Games Free Downloads Geography & Maps The following downloads are provided for those of you who purchased a hard copy of this curriculum. These are color copies that you can print out on your own computer or take to a copy center. (Downloads provide color patterns only, no instructions.) It’s a Google Streetmap of history: How our famous landmarks looked up to 170 years ago By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 07:19 GMT, 7 November 2011 A website has taken the notion of the 'Now and Then' photo to another level with their 'Google Streetmap of history' which allows people to see what a British street looked like 10, 20 or even 100 years ago. Like a photographic trip down memory lane, the phone app allows users to 'pin' photos to places on the map meaning you can see how the world has changed since the photo was taken, and read the stories behind the area. A vibrant Cambridge Market in the 1900's and today with several marquees in place
Rescue — Media — United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Narrator Confronted with the persecution and murder of Europe’s Jews during the Holocaust, individuals had a choice whether or not to intervene. Many opted not to act as Jews were systematically targeted, robbed of their property, crowded into ghettos, separated from their families, and deported to forced labor camps and killing centers. But a small number of individuals in every European country and from all religious, ethnic and political backgrounds risked their lives to help Jews. Rescue efforts ranged from the isolated actions of individuals to organized networks, large and small. Some stories of rescue are well known, such as that of the German factory owner Oskar Schindler who protected more than 1,000 Jewish workers employed at his plant from deportation to Auschwitz. But many stories of rescue are less familiar; stories of ordinary people, acting in extraordinary ways, in the face of great danger.
Ontology after Quine Bio. I moved to Hamburg having spent three years as a “Juan de la Cierva”researcher at the University of Barcelona, where I was a senior member of the LOGOS Grup de Recerca. Prior to my stint in Barcelona, I was a lecturer in the Faculty of Philosophy and the University of Cambridge, before which I held two postdoctoral research fellowships at the Centre for Metaphysics and Mind, which is attached to the Philosophy Department at the University of Leeds. The first of these was funded by the lovely people at the Analysis Trust.