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Visualizing Emancipation

Visualizing Emancipation
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Hidden Patterns of the Civil War "Hidden Patterns of the Civil War" collects a number of interrelated projects on the sectional crisis, slavery, and emancipation during the Civil War era, with a particular emphasis on the histories of the city of Richmond and the state of Virginia. Grouped as "texts" and "maps," these projects use digital tools and digital media to uncover and represent patterns that are not easy to find when we look at particular pieces of evidence in isolation and only become evident when we visualize a wealth of evidence in graphs, maps, and models. Revealing patterns in text and across time and space, many of these visualizations are intriguing and surprising, offering us new insights into this dramatic era of intense social, political, and military conflict. Text Mining the Dispatch This project explores and analyzes the topics that dominated the local news in Richmond during the Civil War. Proceedings of the Virginia Secession Convention Daily Dispatch TextMapping Maps Visualizing Emancipation

The Best Sites For Learning About Pearl Harbor With Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day coming up tomorrow, December 7th, I thought I’d put together a quick “The Best…” list of useful resources. I know it’s a bit late, but at least you can use it for planning next year. Here are my picks, not in order of preference, of The Best Sites For Learning About Pearl Harbor (and that are accessible to English Language Learners): EL Civics has A Pearl Harbor Day Lesson, including online resources and reproducible hand-outs. Holt, Rinehart & Winston have a Pearl Harbor Interactive. Scholastic has another interactive on the Pearl Harbor attack. This is a very accessible Thinkquest site developed by students about Pearl Harbor. Learn About Pearl Harbor comes from Pearson. The National Park Service has many good photos of the Arizona Memorial and ones that were taken on the day of the attack. TIME Magazine has a photographic timeline of the event. How Stuff Works has a series of online videos about Pearl Harbor and its aftermath. As always, feedback is welcome.

UH - Digital History Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States A spectacular historical atlas refashioned for the 21st century Here you will find one of the greatest historical atlases: Charles O. Paullin and John K. hide introductory video next Old Atlas, New Functionality Georectified Maps Most maps in the atlas have been georectified, warped so that they can be placed consistently on top of a digital map. Navigating the Atlas For most maps in the atlas click on georectified ⇆ plate to toggle back and forth between views of the georectified maps and how they look in the printed atlas. There are lots of maps in the Atlas.

Wizualizacja (grafika komputerowa) - Wikipedia, wolna encyklopedia See also Information graphics Visualization or visualisation is any technique for creating images, diagrams, or animations to communicate a message. Visualization through visual imagery has been an effective way to communicate both abstract and concrete ideas since the dawn of man. Examples from history include cave paintings, Egyptian hieroglyphs, Greek geometry, and Leonardo da Vinci's revolutionary methods of technical drawing for engineering and scientific purposes. Visualization today has ever-expanding applications in science, education, engineering (e.g., product visualization), interactive multimedia, medicine, etc. Typical of a visualization application is the field of computer graphics. Charles Minard's information graphic of Napoleon's march Computer graphics has from its beginning been used to study scientific problems. Scientific visualization is usually done with specialized software, though there are a few exceptions, noted below.

7 Elections that Changed U.S. History "Presidential" tie 1800 - President vs. Vice President? Who were the candidates? The election of 1800 pitted an incumbent, John Adams of the Federalist Party (strong central government) versus his Vice President, Thomas Jefferson of the Republican Party (states’ rights and freedom of the common man). 1828 - The Thief vs. the Gambler! Who were the candidates? This election was more personal than political. 1872 - Vegetarian vs. Who were the candidates? Character assassination, rather than a debate of the issues, became the focus of this campaign. 1912 - Bull Moose Crashes Republican Party! Who were the candidates? Roosevelt decided to challenge the incumbent Taft because he believed Taft was too conservative. 1928 - Teetotalers vs. Who were the candidates? Hoover, as the Republican candidate, promised support for continuing prohibition. 1948 - Democrats Split - Dixiecrats Divert - and Dewey Almost Raises the Republicans from the Dead! Who were the candidates? Who were the candidates?

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Visualizing Emancipation is a comprehensive map and timeline illustrating the slow decline of slavery in the United States. It provides quick access to thousands of primary source documents in connection with this timeline. by nda_librarian May 5