Charles Darwin, English naturalist, is born

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The Treaty of Paris ends the French and Indian War

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  • Tales of King Arthur

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  • Launchpad: Chaucer's Wife of Bath

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    Book One of Don Quixote by Cervantes, is published

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    First known performance of a Shakespeare play, Titus Andronicus

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    Charles L. Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, dies

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    Arm Reliquary from Treasures of Heaven exhibit

    Treasures of Heaven

    This website, based on the NEH-funded exhibit, explores the history of Christian saints and their relics through a variety of different digital tools and programs. Learn about exhibition objects through the cultural, geographical, and architectural environment for which they were originally created.

    Elizabeth I of England ascends to throne

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    When Worlds Collide

    This PBS website looks at how the Old and New Worlds mixed after Columbus landed on Hispaniola in 1492. The 90-minute documentary and website trace milestone events during the 16th century and illustrates how both the New World and the Old were radically transformed by contact. The extensive resources for teachers and students include a timeline, scholarly essays and lesson plans.