A History of the World - Location - Europe ChronoZoom ChronoZoom is an educational tool for teachers and students who want to put historical events in perspective. A great many resources have been created already in ChronoZoom for your enjoyment and enlightenment. Start Exploring Use ChronoZoom to get a perspective of the extensive scale of time and historical events relative to what happened around the world. New Teacher Resources RT @MSFTResearch: See how #Chronozoom helps students “think historically” & travel though time with 3 newly created curriculum modules http… #chronozoom is a valuable tool for illustrating Climate Change: @metanexus Anyone can author their small or Big History on the 14 Billion year timeline at - an open source project. @BillGates Congratulations to the Big History Project. RT @BillGates: Big History is my favorite course ever. You don't have any favorite timelines yet.
World History Science Timeline Marks in the evolution of science. World History You can find books on the histories of some specific countries on the Geography/Cultures page because culture is inextricably mixed with history. Some Ancient History Maps World History for us all readings and activities World History lesson plans and power point presentations World History pictures and readings from prehistoric through the world wars and communism World History for kids prehistoric through French Revolution, readings, games, quotes Ancient History Website — lots of different cultures History Links I need to go through these and put them up separately but until then here are a few major history periods with some great links Global Studies I high school course with online power point lessons, worksheets and more (no reading) World History and Geography Student’s Friend MIT classes for high schoolers You’ll find on this page many links to paper-soldier battles. Editable timeline page for world history Timeline pages ancient to modern history dynamic2moms Babylon China Info Great Wall
Welcome - The Flow of History Presidential Libraries Podcast Presidential Archives Uncovered Listen to the voices of the Presidents! In these historical clips from the Libraries' collections, you'll hear Presidents Hoover, Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton talk about serious policy issues with their advisors, address the nation, or have conversations with friends and family members. You'll hear the presidents speak both publicly and privately about issues of their day. Nixon Reflects on China Trip After returning from China in 1972, President Nixon explained to a group of Congressional leaders, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, the importance of restoring communication with China as a way of mitigating suspicion and miscalculation, which could lead to war. Establishing the Peace Corps Kennedy asked his brother-in-law, R. Johnson and the Great Society This episode features a number of audio clips from the Johnson Presidential Library and Museum. Gulf of Tonkin and Civil Rights Workers
Timeline Annenberg Media Exhibits: Collapse Hundreds of years ago in what is now modern Honduras, Copán was a thriving civilization, a center of the cultural life of the Maya. Tens of thousands of people made their home in the Copán Valley. Yet despite its importance, Copán went into decline. Across the vast territory of the ancient Maya, other important sites were sharing a similar fate. Classic Maya civilization was collapsing. Why did this great civilization fall? can combine with external causes (such as war or natural disaster) to bring about a collapse. Join us as we explore the collapse of four ancient civilizations. Ready to get started? "Collapse" is inspired by programs from Out of the Past, a video series from Annenberg Media.
Encyclopedia of Earth World War I Timeline Timelines are one of our favorite history tools and an important element of the Layers of Learning curriculum. Here are some WWI events to add to a timeline. You may find more from your reading. And here is the set of printable World War I Timeline squares. A Little History Also known as the Great War and the War to End All Wars (sure wish that had worked out), the First World War changed everything. It had absolutely nothing to do with America, yet America fought in it and emerged the world leader. This is a painting by artists Wilie Stower of the Battle of Dogger Bank, 1915. WWI started because of European leaders’ posturing for power. On the Web I found a whole series of great printable resources for World War I here. And here is an excellent animated map of the Western Front from the BBC. This is a map of the Western Front in 1914. Library List This war, including its causes, technological advances, conditions and outcomes is fascinating. from DK , World War I: A Primary Source History
Map Collections The Library of Congress Search by Keyword | Browse by Geographic Location Index | Subject Index | Creator Index | Title Index The Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress holds more than 4.5 million items, of which Map Collections represents only a small fraction, those that have been converted to digital form. The focus of Map Collections is Americana and Cartographic Treasures of the Library of Congress. These images were created from maps and atlases and, in general, are restricted to items that are not covered by copyright protection. Map Collections is organized according to seven major categories. Searching Map Collections The mission of the Library of Congress is to make its resources available and useful to Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations. The Library of Congress presents these documents as part of the record of the past. Special Presentations: Places in History