TAAPWorld - The Environmental Impact of the Industrial Revolution The Industrial Revolution changed the relationship between humans and their environment. Human development, public health, energy usage and sanitation all felt the effects of the advances made as a result of the Industrial Revolution. Beginning with the replacement of machinery for manual labor in the mid 1700s in Great Britain, fossil fuels replaced natural energy sources such as wind, water, and wood to produce mainly textiles and develop iron. The processes that were developed during this time period remarkably changed not only production capabilities, but also the lifestyles of the people. These changes that occurred as a result of the Industrial Revolution can be seen throughout following eras up to modern day. Population Change:
War Horse Home War Horse, directed by Steven Spielberg, is an epic adventure set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War. War Horse begins with the remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the extraordinary journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets – British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter – before the story reaches its emotional climax in the heart of No Man’s Land. The First World War is experienced through the journey of this horse – an odyssey of joy and sorrow, passionate friendship and high adventure.
Timeline of World History - Essential Humanities [cite] MLA"World History Timeline." Essential Humanities. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Apr. 2014. APAWorld History Timeline. (2014). toyhaven: Incoming: DID World War I 1/6 scale British Infantry "Albert Brown" 12-inch Figure World War I (WWI), which was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until 1939, and the First World War or World War I thereafter, was a major war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It involved all the world's great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (centred around the Triple Entente of the United Kingdom, France and Russia) and the Central Powers (originally centred around the Triple Alliance of Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy). DID has really gone off the beaten path (of sure-to-sell special forces figures like SEALs etc and WWII German figures - don't know why but there seems to be a LOT of Germans around) with Albert Brown, who is supposed to be a typical WWI British Infantryman from 1914 to 1918. World War I is an era not too many 1/6 scale manufacturers explore because not many collectors are into WWI, not even among military figure collectors.
Captured: Great Depression Photos: America in Color 1939-1943 Posted Jul 26, 2010 Share This Gallery inShare324 These images, by photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, are some of the only color photographs taken of the effects of the Depression on America’s rural and small town populations. The photographs and captions are the property of the Library of Congress and were included in a 2006 exhibit Bound for Glory: America in Color. Faro and Doris Caudill, homesteaders. Pie Town, New Mexico, October 1940. British WW1 Medals Hundreds of thousands of men who served with the armed services, some women and some civilians received at least one WW1 medal. There are two main kinds of WW1 medal awards: campaign medals and gallantry or meritorious service awards. Campaign Medals A Campaign or a War Medal was awarded to an individual if he or she took part in a military campaign outside of the United Kingdom in a Theatre of War or in a time of war. Guide to British WW1 Campaign Medals Gallantry or Meritorious Service Awards
Third Reich: The Rise and Fall Third Reich: The Rise and Fall - For the second half of the twentieth century, the Third Reich has been deliberated and dissected. Now, as the "Greatest Generation" fades into history, the image of 40,000 uniformed Nazis goose-stepping in perfect synchronization represents all most Americans know about history's most dangerously successful totalitarian government. Dig deep beneath the surface of our collective understanding of the Third Reich as HISTORY unearths what we don't know about the individuals who comprised one of the most fascinating and complex regimes of recent history. Third Reich: The Rise and Fall uncovers familiar anecdotes and fascinating details about the people who comprised the Nazi Party, and raids the treasure trove of archives the Nazis left behind, including rarely-seen German newsreel recordings along with other unique footage carried home by Russian troops.
WW1 Poems Robert Laurence Binyon For the Fallen (1914) William Noel Hodgson Before Action (1916) Ewart Alan Mackintosh, MC The Oldest Written Melody in History:1400 BC posted on Mar, 24 2012 @ 07:40 PM The fellow's performance is lovely, and this is an intriguing idea. I don't mean to rain on anyone's parade, and only want to insert a little healthy scepticism. I have two music theory degrees, and can say that interpretation of ancient melodies (and especially a full composition such as this) is highly speculative. Before this, the oldest supposedly reconstructed example was the Epitaph of Seikilos