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This Day in History — — What Happened Today in History

This Day in History — — What Happened Today in History
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5 Nazi Plans That Prove They Were Dumber Than You Think Other websites like to tiptoe around the issue, but we've never hesitated to come out and just say it: The Nazis were bad. And the thing is, the Nazis weren't strictly about tearing Europe down brick by brick and the Holocaust. They actually had tons of other horrible and, quite frankly, stupid ideas. Not all of them were brought to fruition, fortunately, but at one time or another, Hitler was all about ... #5. Operation Pope Kill Fun fact about Hitler: In the 1930s, he ordered Catholic schools to replace their classroom crucifixes with pictures of him. GettyOn one hand, militarism is terrifying. Step one in that plan: Seize the Vatican. The Stupidity: By 1943, Pope Pius XII began making vague yet public condemnations of Nazi human rights abuses, and Hitler started making vague threats of killing him for it. Getty"Once I have that hat, the armies of the Reich will be unstoppable!" OK, but that's just occupying the Vatican, kidnapping the Pope and stealing some art, right? #4. #3.

Historical Geography of Transportation: The Emergence of Mechanized Systems Transportation is closely linked with the process of globalization. Efficiently distributing freight and moving people has always been an important factor for maintaining the cohesion of economic systems from empires to modern nation states and economic blocs. With technological and economic developments, the means to achieve such a goal have evolved considerably with a series of historical revolutions and evolutions. It became possible to move people and cargoes faster, in greater volumes, over longer distances and more conveniently. This process is very complex and is related to the spatial evolution of economic systems and associated technical developments. It is possible to summarize this evolution, from the pre-industrial era to transportation in the early 21st century, in four major stages, each linked with specific technological innovations in the transport sector; the pre-industrial era, the industrial revolution, fordism and post-fordism (globalization). The scientific method.

Survival Bow Making Instructions By Jason Knight The following bow making instructions will help you construct an effective bow in a relatively short amount of time. A quickie bow is a fast-made bow for immediate use in a survival situation. It is carved from a sapling or branch of a tree. The reason it is called a “quickie” bow is because it is made at the time the wood is harvested, rather than waiting a year or more for the wood to season (as is typical for regular bow construction). The advantage of this bow is that it is ready to use right away. Survival Bow Making Instructions 1. The first step is to select the proper materials. For a quickie bow, you want to start with a relatively straight section of sapling or branch that is free of knots, side branches, and twists. 2. Stand the bow stave upright on the ground, hold the top loosely with one hand, and push outward lightly on the middle of the bow. Lightly pushing on the center, while allowing the stave to swivel, to find the back and belly of the bow 3. 4. 5. 6.

The day I was born The Day I Was Born-- Process This is your unique story. It is your job to gather the facts as they pertain to the day you were born and share the information using these steps. PowerPoint; You will make, and show to the class, a PowerPoint presentation using all the information you have found through out this WebQuest. You will work in pairs to complete this project. Below are the different tasks you will do in order to find all the information you need for this WebQuest. Task 1: How old are you?

IHS Child Slave Labor News :: The History of Child Labor During the American Industrial Revolution by Jennifer Wagner October 2002 Child labor, the practice of employing young children in factories and in other industries, was a widespread means of providing mass labor at little expense to employers during the American Industrial Revolution. The employers forced young workers into dangerous labor-intensive jobs that caused "severe and permanent physical, psychological, intellectual, and social damage" (Greene 10). The United States experienced a boom in child labor during the Industrial Revolution. The American Industrial Revolution, which was at its peak between the late 19th century and early 20th century, fostered the employment of children. Coalmining was a prominent industry throughout eastern Pennsylvania, northern Maryland, and Wyoming. The machinery in textile mills was just as dangerous as the machinery in the mines. Sweatshops were in-house garment factories that were located in tenement houses. Children labored on the city streets.

Humans Change the World Modern humans evolve in Africa. Image courtesy of Karen Carr Studio.For millions of years all humans, early and modern alike, had to find their own food. They spent a large part of each day gathering plants and hunting or scavenging animals. 200,000 Years Ago Modern Humans Evolve in Africa During a time of dramatic climate change, modern humans (Homo sapiens) evolved in Africa. The first modern humans shared the planet with at least three species of early humans. Modern humans exchange resources over long distances. By 164,000 years ago Modern humans collect and cook shellfish By 130,000 years ago Modern humans exchange resources over long distances By 90,000 years ago Modern humans make special tools for fishing Between 80,000 and 60,000 years ago Modern humans spread to Asia By 77,000 years ago Modern humans almost become extinct. Modern humans record information on objects About 74,000 years ago Near-extinction! By 70,000 years ago Extinction! Homo erectus becomes extinct By 60,000–40,000 years ago

A Brief History of Water and Health from Ancient Civilizations to Modern Times - IWA Water Wiki - Open Access Information for the Global Water Community Attachments( 3 files ): 3 image files Water is life – and life on earth is linked to water. Our existence is dependent on water, or the lack of it, in many ways, and one could say that our whole civilization is built on the use of water. This article examines the influence of water on public health throughout history. This article outlines the importance of water throughout history. special attention is paid to the first urbanization of ancient civilizations, particularly in ancient Greece and Rome (Vuorinen 2007). Content Table Early Systems and Innovations Modern humans (Homo sapiens) have dwelled on this earth for some 200 000 years, most of that time as hunter-gatherers and gradually growing in number. Archaeological and written sources concerning water and sanitation can, however, only be found from relatively recent times. Some 10 000 years ago, when people adopted an agrarian way of life, mankind established permanent settlements. Ancient Greece and Rome According to B.C. Figure 1.

World History International: World History Essays From Prehistory To The Present Gender Gap: The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics When economists speak of the “gender gap” these days, they usually are referring to systematic differences in the outcomes that men and women achieve in the labor market. These differences are seen in the percentages of men and women in the labor force, the types of occupations they choose, and their relative incomes or hourly wages. These economic gender gaps, which were salient issues during the women’s movement in the 1960s and 1970s, have been of interest to economists at least since the 1890s. Figure 1 Labor Force Participation Rates of Men and Women, 25-44 Years Old, 1890-2000 Sources: 1890-1970, U.S. The gender gap in U.S. labor force participation has been eroding steadily for at least 110 years (see Figure 1). Advances in participation among women occurred at different times for different demographic groups. Figure 2 Ratio of Female to Male Earnings (Medians) for Full-Time, Year-Round Workers Sources: 1890 to 1987 C. To what extent has legislation narrowed the gender gap?

5 Whores Who Changed The Course of History For most of us, performing sexual favors in some dark alley for grocery money is about as low as life can get. But history is full of stories of prostitutes who parlayed their skills into positions of prestige and power. And some of them changed the world. Where: Jericho. When: 1400s B.C. How She Got Her Start? Rahab probably came from a middle-class family in Jericho. The cost of freedom, circa 1400 BC. By all accounts, she was good at it, too. What Made Her Great? Back in 1422 B.C., the Israelites were living on a barren tract of land appropriately named, Shittim. Better than Shittim. Joshua sent out two spies to scout out the defenses. Their sweaty reconnaissance was cut short, however, when the king of Jericho sent his men out to look for the two Jewish spies skulking around his city. That's right; believe what you want about the Bible, but it's right there in the Old Testament that the course of world history was turned by a hooker with a heart of gold. Athens. London, England.

The Medieval Farming Year @ The Penultimate HârnPage © Andy Staples, 1999 & 2011 "To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted..." Ecclesiastes, ch 3, vs i-iii Introduction It is hard for us to imagine the importance of seasonal cycles to our ancestors. Not so for medieval people. This article is my attempt to redress the balance, at least in my own mind, and it is far from perfect. When using the calendar you should be aware firstly that it concerns England during the 12th to 13th centuries, although it should be fairly valid for northern France and Germany. Addendum, February 2011 Version 1.0 of this essay was written in the summer of 1999. Despite its popularity, I've delayed adding the article to the revamped Penultimate HârnPage, because I wanted to give it a drastic overhaul. Changes from v1.0 The biggest change is that the Hârnic references have been removed to a dedicated article. The Works of Spring May

Leather Armor, Leather Armour, Steel Armor, SCA armor, LARP armor, Medieval armor, Fantasy armor from Dark Knight Armoury allows me to work better, know more, and learn about our past. How lives where lived in the hard time. Like when America was discovered. When the civil war came and why it happened. How to learn from out past, like making African Americans slaves. by gerardo_andrade Jun 3

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