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All Empires: Online History Community

All Empires: Online History Community
Related:  World A website dedicated to Ancient Times The World of 1898: The Spanish-American War | Hispanic Division "The war of the United States with Spain was very brief. Its results were many, startling, and of world-wide meaning." --Henry Cabot Lodge Hispanic Division, Library of Congress This presentation provides resources and documents about the Spanish-American War, the period before the war, and some of the fascinating people who participated in the fighting or commented about it. Information about Cuba, Guam, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Spain, and the United States is provided in chronologies, bibliographies, and a variety of pictorial and textual material from bilingual sources, supplemented by an overview essay about the war and the period. Special Presentations Cuba | Philippines | Puerto Rico | Spain Acknowledgements World of 1898 Home | Introduction | Chronology | Index | Bibliography | Literature | Maps | American Memory

Internet History Sourcebooks Project This page is a subset of texts derived from the three major online Sourcebooks listed below, along with added texts and web site indicators. For more contextual information, for instance about Western imperialism, or the history of a given period, check out these web sites. Internet Ancient History Sourcebook Internet Medieval Sourcebook Islamic History Section Internet Modern History Sourcebook For help in research, homework, and so forth see Contents The Pre-Islamic Arab World Pre-Islamic Arabs Pre-Islamic Persia Muhammad and Foundations - to 632 CE Religious and Social Context of 7th Century Arabia 2ND Patricia Crone: Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam. Muhammad Ibn Ishaq (d. c. 773 CE): Selections from the Life of Muhammad The Qu'ran: Al-Fatiha (The Opening), text with RealAudio chanting, [At] The entire Qu'ran is available in audio at this site. Hadith Hadith Selections, short excerpts. Islam Faith and Theology General The Sunni Tradition The Shi'ite Tradition Sufism Women in Islam Science

Connections Connections The Metropolitan Museum of Art Share Share Facebook Twitter StumbleUpon Email Chic Jared Goss “I can't explain why unicorns aren't chic, but they're just not.” August 31 Books Ken Soehner “I think it's going to be many years before there's a formal portrait where the sitter is clutching his or her Kindle or iPad.” October 19 The Edge Thomas P. “Sometimes it's easier to come to an object from the outside in.” September 28 White Andrew Bolton “I think even when it comes to pure abstraction I look at art and I see fashion. January 12 War and Conflict Dirk Breiding “One of the questions that doesn't seem to let me go is whether war is some kind of human condition.” February 23 Endings Chris Coulson “I like that moment in the movies when the screen goes black and you’re suspended between the world of film and the reality that’s going to return when the lights go up.” December 28 Interpretation Rika Burnham “I believe that I open the eyes of the people I teach, but I believe they open my eyes, as well.”

History - World Wars: The Middle East during World War One Classic Age The National Academy in Athens, with Apollo and Athena on their columns, and Socrates and Plato seated in front represents the intellectual legacy of the Classic Age that continues to inform how humans understand life, truth and the universe. Classical antiquity, era, or period is a broad term for a long period of cultural history centered on the Mediterranean Sea, which begins roughly with the earliest-recorded Greek poetry of Homer (eighth-seventh century B.C.E.), and continues through the rise of Christianity and the fall of the Western Roman Empire (fifth century C.E.), ending in the dissolution of classical culture with the close of Late Antiquity (300—600 AD), or the similar and better known periodization of history, the Early Middle Ages (500-1100 C.E.). Such a wide sampling of history and territory covers many rather disparate cultures and periods. Ancient Greece Ancient Greece is the period in Greek history lasting for close to a millennium, until the rise of Christianity. Notes

Encyclopedia of Philosophy Social Studies - FREE Lesson Plans Activities Games Powerpoints Handouts - for Kids and Teachers Daily Life, Kids, Toys, Bone Games - Mongols, the Felt Tent People, For Kids Who were the Mongols? Around 500 BCE, a tribe of nomadic people called the Mongols lived in Asia. The Mongols were traders and herdsmen. They herded sheep and traded horses with the ancient Chinese and Persians. In the summer, they moved with their herds across the vast steppes of Asia, seeking fresh pasture land. The ancient Mongols are sometimes called The Felt Tent People because their homes were round tents made of felt. How did they live? Tribes: They did not live in towns. They used camels and oxen and carts to travel. Their homes, called yurts, were odd looking, portable, and very comfortable. Their clothing was very colorful, and their food just the opposite - they are famous for white food and salty tea. Although the Mongols were nomads, they still had a royalty of sorts - chieftains, and later khans. Toys: Puzzles were popular. Kids played many bone games - games they made up using the bones of animals. Mongol Kids: From a very early age, kids were taught to respect their parents.

Internet History Sourcebooks Internet Ancient History Sourcebook The Internet Ancient History Sourcebook has expanded greatly since its creation, and now contains hundred of local files as well as links to source texts throughout the net. See Introduction for an explanation of the Sourcebook's goals. See the Help! page for all the help on research I can offer. Although I am more than happy to receive notes if you have comments on this web site, I cannot answer specific research enquiries [and - for students - I cannot, or rather will not, do your homework.] The Ancient History Sourcebook works as follows: This Main Index page [this page] shows all sections and sub sections. Additional Study/Research Aids In addition to the above structure, there are a series of pages to help teacher and students. Ancient History in the Movies Subjects covered by the source texts in each Section. Studying Ancient History The Ancient Near East Mesopotamia Egypt Persia Israel Greek Civilizations Greece The Hellenistic World Introduction

GREAT MILITARY BATTLES At the height of the Assyrian Empire (700 BC) she possessed the most powerful army yet seen in the ancient world, and would go on to dominate the for three hundred years. Expansion began in the reign of King Ashurnasirpal II (883 – 859) BC whose campains would reveal the true military skill on which the Assyrians would conquer, their superior tactics and technology in siege warfare. In his first campaign, Ashurnasirpal captured five cities in an era when other warlords would have regarded the capture of one a successful conclusion to hostilities. Ashurnasirpal’s son Shalmaneser III (859 - 824) BC also adopted a policy of conquest. Shalameneser’s victory over the combined forces of the Israelites, Damascenes and Lebanese backed by at the battle of Qarqar in 853 BC, expanded the Assyrian Empire to the coasts of the , northern and the strategic city of in the Sinai. Assyrian Imperial fortunes were restored when in a military coup installed Tiglath – Pileser III to the throne in 745 BC.

Sakamoto Ryoma and Nakaoka Shintaro: Very Different, Yet Very Similar | Romulus Hillsborough's Samurai Revolution The alliance between Satsuma and Choshu, concluded in early 1866, was a turning point in the revolution. Sakamoto Ryoma’s biographers never fail to point out that the epochal event was brought about by a political outlaw who considered himself “a nobody.” While Ryoma receives so much of the historical limelight, it must not be forgotten that Nakaoka Shintaro, Ryoma’s cohort from Tosa, also played an indispensable role in bringing about the Satsuma-Choshu Alliance. Until the alliance was concluded, Satsuma and Choshu were bitter enemies. The “man of the sea,” Sakamoto Ryōma, hailed from a “town-samurai” family in the central urban setting of Kōchi Castle Town, situated just inland from the bay that extends outward to the vast Pacific. Probably not because both were early members of the Tosa Loyalist Party with close connections to party leader Takechi Hanpeita. Sakuma was Kaishu’s teacher.