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The Great War Welcome to The GREAT WAR YouTube-Channel. If you are new here, watch this short introduction by Indy to help you get going. Our playlist of regular weekly updates: Prelude To War-Special series right: Recap-Episodes: Special Episodes: Episodes: Mr. Hendricks's Global History Explorer: Oct 27, 2010 1. Do Now 5 MinutesPurpose: To create a common language between the teacher and the student. To ease communication. To get students thinking about the focus question.A) Directions: Save this SAG as Unit 2: Lesson 4, Focus: What Are the Most Significant Developments From the Mesopotamian Civilization?B) Directions: Answer the below question and prepare for a whole class discussion. What are important (significant) inventions that you believe people cannot live without?

The Top 10 Best Science Fiction Books Before the comments fill up with “Why didn’t you include this” and various slights against our personal and professional integrity, this is just a list of ten great science fiction novels, not in order, and by no means the top ten ever produced. ‘Ten of the best’, not ‘the ten best’. That being said, please post up your own favourites, as we’re always looking for new things to read. 10. The Moon Is A Harsh MistressPublished: 1966 Author: Robert Heinlein Awards: Hugo (1967), Nebula (1966), Prometheus, (1983)Buy it on Amazon British Monarchs House of WessexEgbertÆthelwulfÆthelbaldÆthelbertÆthelredAlfred, the GreatEdward, the ElderÆthelstanEdmund, MagnificentEadredEadwig (Edwy), All-FairEdgar, the PeaceableEdward, the MartyrÆthelred, the UnreadyEdmund, Ironside Danish LineSvein, ForkbeardCanute, the GreatHarald, HarefootHardicanute House of Wessex, RestoredEdward, the Confessor Harold II Norman LineWilliam I, the ConquerorWilliam II, RufusHenry I, BeauclercStephenEmpress Matilda

Internet History Sourcebooks Internet Modern History Sourcebook The Internet Modern History Sourcebook now contains thousands of sources and the previous index pages were so large that they were crashing many browsers. See Introduction for an explanation of the Sourcebook's goals. Explanation of Sources of Material Here. Thinking Through History Some days I know exactly what I want to post. I’ve read the paper (usually the Chicago Tribune), another worthy periodical, or a book, and—to paraphrase Jake and Elwood Blues—I’m on a mission from God. I want to talk with someone about what I’ve read. The best films of the '00s The scene was not unlike 12 Angry Men (or, in this case, 3 Shlubby Men, 1 Exasperated Woman, And A Dude On Speaker Phone From Arkansas): Armed with lists of their favorite movies of the decade, the five core A.V. Club film writers spent days sequestered in a stuffy, un-air-conditioned room—okay, it was actually just a few hours, and we were comfortable—in an effort to forge consensus on the Top 50 films of the ’00s. The result: A ranked list that is in no way arbitrary and will serve as the canonical standard for decades to come. You’re welcome. 50. Oldboy (2003)

British Monarchy 2 Love them or loathe them, the British monarchy has for hundreds of years been intimately linked with London. Twenty-first century Britain is largely divided over whether it is in the country's interest to retain the monarchy. The monarchy's popularity has been steadily declining in recent decades and most of the younger generations have little regard for the Royal family, raising questions over how long it can exist in a rapidly changing world. There is no doubt that in the past some monarchs have introduced great changes to the country and the nation benefited from their rule. But in the past kings and queens took an active role in ruling the country. Other monarchs were decidedly cruel to their subjects.

Combat Stress? There's an App for That Check this out. The Pentagon’s effort to help troops manage the emotional strains of combat took another step into the 21st Century today with the rollout of the T2 Mood Tracker smartphone app. Developed by the DoD’s National Center for Telehealth and Technology, nicknamed T2, the app lets troops and loved ones record and monitor their emotional reactions to everything from combat to post-combat therapy and even the highs and lows of everyday life at home. All of this has the potential to help therapists diagnose and treat stress related problems, according to a release put out today by the center.

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