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History and Timelines

History and Timelines
History of French art The earliest porch of Chartres cathedral - the triple entrance in the west façade - introduces Gothic sculpture in its most extreme form. Each of the biblical kings and queens stands on a tiny platform projecting from a tall, thin pillar. To suit their circumstance, their bodies are impossibly elongated within the tumbling pleats of their full-length robes. Yet their faces, by contrast, are realistic and benign . ... Read more Chartres Cathedral - some of the biblical kings and queens flanking the entrance in the west façade (Fotofile CG)

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Animated interactive of the history of the Atlantic slave trade. Source: For the full interactive version, use a larger device. Interactive by Andrew Kahn. Background image by Tim Jones. Usually, when we say “American slavery” or the “American slave trade,” we mean the American colonies or, later, the United States. Historical Timeline of Computable Knowledge: 20,000 BC-0 20,000 BC: Arithmetic Counting abstract objects The invention of arithmetic provides a way to abstractly compute numbers of objects. 3500 BC: Written Language A systematic way to record knowledge John Green’s Crash Course in World History Former mental_floss writers John and Hank Green have started a new nerdy thing on YouTube, and it's pretty great: Crash Course is a series of educational videos covering World History (John) and Biology (Hank). The production values are high (including animation, HD, all that good stuff), and each video is about ten minutes long. My favorites so far are John's videos on World History -- he promises a 40-part series (co-written with his high school history teacher), though only three parts have been posted so far. Check 'em out below. The Agricultural Revolution "Together we will learn how, in a mere fifteen thousand years, humans went from hunting and gathering--[interrupted by younger self offscreen]"

bvdoc-Courte pointe montréalaise Tous droits réservés Dépôt légal 3e trimestre 1992 Bibliothèque nationale du Québec Bibliothèque nationale du Canada Rédaction : Martine D'Amours et Collectif L'autre Montréal Recherche-photo: Maryse Darsigny Fas1 - Fasciclin-1 precursor - Drosophila melanogaster (Fruit fly) Select a section on the left to see content. <p>Provides any useful information about the protein, mostly biological knowledge.</p><p><a href='../manual/function_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Functioni 12 Things You Might Not Know About the Dust Bowl In the 1930s, the United States faced one of its greatest natural disasters. The farmers in the High Plains had turned over too much soil too fast, leaving over 100 million acres stripped of its native Buffalo Grass and barren of crop. Combine this with one of the driest summers on record and you have what came to be known as the Dirty Thirties. 1.

The history of the transatlantic slave trade - International Slavery Museum, Liverpool museums For more than 2,000 years people in many different parts of the world have forced their fellow humans into slavery. Between about 1500 and 1900, Europeans forcibly uprooted millions of people from throughout West Africa and West Central Africa and shipped them across the Atlantic in conditions of great cruelty. To refer to the Africans who were enslaved only as 'slaves' strips them of their identity. They were, for instance, farmers, merchants, priests, soldiers, goldsmiths and musicians. They were husbands and wives, fathers and mothers, sons and daughters. Torpedo National Library of Medicine - Medical Subject Headings 2011 MeSH MeSH Descriptor Data Holocaust Timeline Jump to: 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1933 January 30, 1933 - Adolf Hitler is appointed Chancellor of Germany a nation with a Jewish population of 566,000. February 22, 1933 - 40,000 SA and SS men are sworn in as auxiliary police. February 27, 1933 - Nazis burn Reichstag building to create crisis atmosphere. February 28, 1933 - Emergency powers granted to Hitler as a result of the Reichstag fire. March 22, 1933 - Nazis open Dachau concentration camp near Munich, to be followed by Buchenwald near Weimar in central Germany, Sachsenhausen near Berlin in northern Germany, and Ravensbrück for women.

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Isabella of France Isabella of France "No man ever excited her resentment who did not perish under its effect;the king himself forming no exception to this fact." Queen Isabella, the infamous "She-Wolf of France", was born in 1295 in... well, France. Canada's first census was initiated by Intendant Jean Talon in 1666 in New France (present day Quebec). The census counted the colony's 3,215 inhabitants and recorded their age, sex, marital status and occupation. Before 1871 (Canada's first national census) there were 98 colonial and regional censuses. The first national census of Canada was taken in 1871. The Census Act of May 12, 1870 stated that census-taking was to take place no later than 1 May. This first census of the Dominion following Confederation in 1867 counted the population of the four original provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec and Ontario

The Pacific and Adjacent Theaters in WWII Posted Mar 18, 2010 Share This Gallery inShare55 With the premiere of the ten part HBO miniseries, The Pacific, produced by Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg and Gary Goetzman, World War II has again come into the living rooms of American families. The Pacific, the follow-up to Band of Brothers, will focus on the US Marines in the Pacific Theater of the war. The below collection focuses on The Pacific War, a term referring to parts of World War II that took place in the Pacific Ocean, the islands of the Pacific and the Far East.