• Launchpad: The Path of the Black Death

    Created September 9, 2010
  • Launchpad: The Path of the Black Death: Activity 3

    Created September 9, 2010
  • Launchpad: The Path of the Black Death: Activity 3

    Created September 9, 2010
  • The Aztecs — Mighty Warriors of Mexico — Student Activity

    Created September 8, 2010
  • Norman Rockwell and Freedom of Speech

    Created September 8, 2010

    Burial chamber of King Tutankhamen's unearthed tomb is unsealed in Egypt

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    February 16, 1923

    The Soviet Union announces the fall of Berlin

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    May 2, 1945
    image of map from website

    World Fact Book

    From the Central Intelligence Agency, this site provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

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    Anthropology Collection, AMNH

    Over 200,000 objects from North American, Mexican & Central American, South American, African, Asian, and Pacific Ethnographic Collections with images and detailed description, linked to the original catalogue pages, field notebooks, and photographs are available online. (American Museum of Natural History)

  • Chinua Achebe's "Things Fall Apart": Teaching Through the Novel

    Created February 19, 2010
    Things Fall Apart books

    This lesson introduces students to Achebe's first novel and to his views on the role of the writer in his or her society.