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100 Years of Change

100 Years of Change
then and now Let's explore some of the ways American life has changed in 100 years. Average individual income Unemployment People per household Median age at first marriage Most popular baby names Boys Girls Boys Girls John Mary Aiden Sophia William Helen Jackson Emma James Dorothy Ethan Olivia Robert Margaret Liam Isabella Joseph Ruth Mason Ava Overall population By ethnicity (percentage of overall population) White 88.8% 63.4% White Black 10.7% 13.1% Black Other 0.5% 23.5% Other races races Life expectancy 2x5= School-aged children enrolled in school High school graduates* Early figures measured 17-year-olds; modern calculation includes up to age 25 Bachelor's degrees* Early figures measured 23-year-olds; modern calculation start at age 25 Entertainment "Traffic in Soles" "Iron Man 3" is the top-grossing film, bring in takes in more than $413,000 $340 million ($94 million in today's dollars) Top Songs Top Songs When Irish Eyes Ar Smiling Can't Hold Us by Chauncy Olcott by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis by Charles Harrison by Pink Related:  Social inrterestChanges in Families

You Have the Right to Stay Out of Jail Share this infographic on your site! <a href=” src=” alt=”Know Your Rights” width=”500″ border=”0″ /></a><br />Source: <a href=” Knowing Your Rights Amendment IV – The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. Whether you are a US citizen or not 3 Levels of police/citizen encounters ○ NEVER: ■ Lie or give false documents ■ Answer questions ■ Give permission to a search without fully reading a warrant ■ Argue, resist, run, or obstruct– even if your rights are being violated

The American Testimony: Discovery and Colonization of the New World Back to Index I Home I DVD Store I Historical Documents I Video Guides I Customer Service I About Us Need to print this document? Go to "Print Preview" in your web browser and select "Shrink to Fit." Book 1: Discovery and Colonization of the New World (1492 - 1763) © Copyright 2005 Bryan Hardesty. (NOTE: The DVD Edition of The American Testimony is available at our store.) It is not known how long humans have wandered the expanse of land that came to be known as America. Columbus was a mapmaker who believed that Europeans could reach the Orient more efficiently by ocean travel than across land. By the mid-to-late 1400’s, Europeans began to build sturdier ships than before, and Portugal’s Henry the Navigator was among the first to apply the direction-finding principles of Ptolemy, the ancient astronomer, to long-distance sea voyages. As a prominent seafaring nation, Portugal initially appeared to be the best possible site where Columbus could raise money for shipbuilding.

My Grandmother’s Toy Box Activities: Museums Victoria The story, My Grandmother's Toy Box, has been created to introduce the concepts of continuity and change. It provides an opportunity for conversations about how toys have changed over time and what has remained recognisable by comparing toys from the past and present. It introduces the concept of a timeline through reference to generations of a family and placing the objects discovered in the toy box against a timeline of the development of Melbourne as a city, using the following questions: How do we know about the past?How do we know what toys children played with in the past?How do we know what games children played in the past? Possible activities to pursue: Read stories about the past – e.g. Some suggestions for discussion of the toys as the story is read: Computer game – Hannah's father's toy What do you think this is?

Rare Historical Photos A boxing match on board the USS Oregon in 1897. Albert Einstein looking fabulous. Here's his report card! Samurai taken between 1860 and 1880. A shell shocked reindeer looks on as World War II planes drop bombs on Russia in 1941 Roy O. and Walt Disney on the day they opened Disney Studios. Che Guevara. The Microsoft staff in 1978. The last known Tasmanian Tiger photographed in 1933. A different angle taken of "Tank Man," the man who stood against a line of tanks in Tiananmen Square.He is standing in the street between the tree trunk and the fleeing man.You can see the tanks approaching from the right. Winston Churchill out for a swim. The London sky following a bombing and dogfight between British and German planes in 1940. Martin Luther King, Jr removes a burned cross from his yard in 1960. Google begins. Nagasaki, 20 minutes after the atomic bombing in 1945. A Native American overlooking the newly completed transcontinental railroad in 1868. The Great San Francisco Fire and Earthquake of 1906.

NAR Where is Anne Boleyn Buried? “Intelligence, Spirit and Courage” A True and Exact Draught of the TOWER LIBERTIES, survey'd in the Year 1597 by GULIELMUS HAIWARD and J. GASCOYNE. On the morning of May 19 1536, Anne Boleyn went bravely to her death in a private execution at the Tower of London. It took only one stroke of the executioner’s sword to sever her delicate neck, the very same neck that the poet Thomas Wyatt had once praised as ‘fair’ in one of his admiring verses. Anne’s head was covered in a white cloth and carried by one of her ladies. Although only a short while ago Anne had been Queen, loved and desired by a King, no provision had been made for a proper coffin. Chapel Royal St Peter ad Vincula Anne’s women carried her body approximately 65 metres (Ives, Pg. 359) to the royal chapel of St Peter ad Vincula, passing the newly filled graves of Norris, Weston, Brereton and Smeaton, and buried her in the earth beneath the chancel pavement in an unmarked grave (Weir, Pg. 273). Anne Boleyn's Memorial Plaque*

Your Search Results | Search the Collections | Victoria and Albert Museum Lone Star Locos... Lone Star Products L... 1955-59 View details Lone Star Locos... View details Lone Star Locos... View details Lone Star Locos... View details Lone Star Locos... View details Lone Star Locos... View details Lone Star Locos... View details Grandpa Pig's Ba... 6 Baffling Discoveries That Science Can’t Explain For those who don’t get to the bottom, the source of the article is cracked.com. It is posted here with many edits. Edits made were edits to remove opinion, swearing, vulgar comments and racism from the originial article so that it would be more acceptable for our audience. Original article sourced twice for those who want to see the full. Ancient cultures have left many relics and structures that have us guessing why, what and how. #6 - The Voynich Manuscript The Voynich manuscript is an ancient book that has thwarted all attempts at deciphering its contents. It appears to be a real language–just one that nobody has seen before. Translation: “…and when you get her to put the tennis racket in her mouth, have her stand in a fountain for a while. There is not even a consensus on who wrote it, or even when it was written. As you can imagine, proposed solutions have been all over the map. #5. #4. So what’s the big deal? Oddly, the pipes are clean of debris despite being older than Zeus. #3.

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