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This Interactive Map Compares the New York City of 1836 to Today

This Interactive Map Compares the New York City of 1836 to Today | CLIL-DNL History | Scoop.it
Manhattan had a very different topography than the concrete jungle we know today

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Déplacer la loupe pour apercevoir le plan de NY en 1836 sous la ville actuelle: passionnant! 

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D-Day to Victory

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D-Day to Victory presents a fully immersive web experience with powerful compilation of accounts told by WWII veterans.
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- La propagande américaine et japonaise lors de la guerre du Pacifique pour l'épreuve d'Histoire des Arts

- La propagande américaine et japonaise lors de la guerre du Pacifique pour l'épreuve d'Histoire des Arts | CLIL-DNL History | Scoop.it
Pourquoi ce conflit conduit-il à une haine entre le Japon et les États-Unis ?
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When Did Girls Start Wearing Pink?

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"Like other young boys of his era, Franklin Roosevelt wears a dress. This studio portrait was likely taken in New York in 1884."

 


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Seth Dixon's curator insight, July 29, 2013 12:46 PM

I show this picture to my classes with the simple prompt: this was a major figure in U.S. history in the first half of the 20th century.  Most pick female historical figures and are startled to find out that it was a revered president.  This slideshow demonstrates the cultural shift over time that has led to gendered norms on dress in the United States.  This article is quite compelling.

Delicia Worrill's curator insight, July 30, 2013 9:20 AM

May work for a Psychology or Sociology class as well.

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Search - Rijksmuseum

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Possibilité de télécharger les chefs-d'oeuvre du musée, les partager... 

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Choices Program--Scholars Online

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Scholars Online Videos feature top scholars answering a specific question in his or her field of expertise. These brief and informative videos are designed to supplement the Choices Program curricula.


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about The Middle East and frontiers: a short video to better understand this country's history. 

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Louis Mazza's curator insight, March 25, 2015 2:59 PM

In this video Jennifer L. Fluri explains the borders of Afghanistan. At first Afghanistan was used as a border outline between Russia and British India. The border facing India was named the Durand line, after Sir Durand, who convinced the leader of Afghanistan to respect the line.  There is Iranian/Persian influence in Afghanistan also with the celebration of Nowruz, the Iranian/Persian New Year. That is because Southern Afghanistan was part of Iran in 1502-1736, under the Safavid Empire. Also Dari is one of the main languages spoken in Afghanistan which came from Persia. She ends the video saying “where Afghanistan is today both culturally and geopolitically has to do with their geography”

Mark Hathaway's curator insight, October 20, 2015 7:15 AM

Afghanistan's current borders are the result of political maneuvering between empires. Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor is a result of this political maneuvering. The corridor was created in order to prevent the Russian Empire and British India from sharing a common border. While many afghans may decry the notion, Afghanistan has been shaped by foreign influence. The same can be said for almost every other nation on the globe. Almost all borders are determined by some from of political maneuvering. Our borders with Mexico and Canada have been determined through treaties and wars.

Chris Costa's curator insight, October 21, 2015 12:24 PM

As I have learned more about the world, it's been interesting to see how arbitrary national borders can sometimes be. I think we are taught in school to associate "nations" with "nationalism," and although that is generally the case for most industrialized nations (whose citizens generally feel they are "nationals" within their own borders), it is not always true for the rest of the world. We see this in the numerous ethnic disputes in African nations, in the violent Yugoslav wars in Europe, and today with the Kurd uprising in Syria and Iraq- we see ill-defined borders that do not meet the needs of their peoples, nations that do not encompass the same sentiments of nationalism. As a result, we see indifference between these various peoples at best, or open conflict between varying ethnic and ideological groups at worst. Afghanistan as we know it today is not the result of self-determination or a sense of nationalism, but geopolitical jockeying between Russia and the United Kingdom. It is not a nation, but a political buffer.

As a result, Afghanistan does not act as a single nation- it may have a central government, but that government is incredibly weak, and people in remote areas often do not even know of its existence. Afghanistan is a series of small city-states and even more isolated settlements clumped together behind arbitrarily drawn lines, living their lives in much the same manner their ancestors did 1,000 years ago. This has made the mountainous, isolated regions of the nation a haven for terrorists and religious extremism, posing a serious issue in the region that, despite billions of dollars and a decade of fighting, the US has been unable to find a solution for. Divided amongst itself, Afghanistan is a nation in name only, something that the West likes to place on the map because of a dispute between two global powers nearly 2 centuries ago.

 

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Google Lit Trips


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Utiliser Google Earth pour cartographier l'itinéraire de personnages de fiction, afin de mêler géographie et littérature. 

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, March 16, 2013 7:09 PM

Google Earth is a great teaching tool for geographers, but it is also a way to bring geography and spatial thinking to other disciplines.  Google Lit Trips makes the journeys that take place in literature (both fiction and non-fiction) all the more real by mapping out the movements as a KML file that can be viewed in Google Earth.  By embedding pictures, websites, videos and text into the path, this becomes an incredibly interactive resource for teachers of all levels. 


Tags: google, virtual tours, English, edtech.

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I'm very appreciative. Thanks! Jerome, GoogleLitTrips.com
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Lincoln : travailler à partir de la bande-annonce

Lincoln : travailler à partir de la bande-annonce | CLIL-DNL History | Scoop.it
La prochaine sortie du Lincoln de Steven Spielberg avec Daniel Day-Lewis (récemment récompensé pour sa performance par un Golden Globe du Meilleur Acteur) est l'occasion parfaite pour revenir en
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Une séquence à partir de Lincoln et 4 textes fondateurs pour les Etats-Unis. 

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Introduction to the United States Constitution

An introduction to the US Constitution including a brief history and description of events leading up to its signing.
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Creating American Borders

30-second animation of the changes in U.S. historical county boundaries, 1629 - 2000. Historical state and territorial boundaries are also displayed from 178...

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Whooooaaaaaaa!!!!
Betty Klug's curator insight, April 27, 2013 3:50 PM

I love animation maps.  Great for getting students interested in learning.

Samuel D'Amore's curator insight, December 14, 2014 6:36 PM

This video does a fantastic job of showing how the United States has expanded and grown since its original 13 colonies. While many today might imagine that our nation was simply always this size in fact over many years of colonization, land purchases and land grabs America has eventually become what it is today.

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A people's history of World War I - Howard Zinn | libcom.org

A people's history of World War I - Howard Zinn | libcom.org | CLIL-DNL History | Scoop.it

Extrait en ligne de l'excellent ouvrage d'Howard Zinn: chapitre sur la Première guerre mondiale, une autre approche. 

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Google Cultural Institute

Google Cultural Institute présente dans un musée virtuel plusieurs millions d'objets provenant de diverses organisations partenaires, avec les histoires qui les accompagnent.

 

Historical archives on the web: excellent news!

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Leoncio Lopez-Ocon's curator insight, May 15, 2013 2:01 PM

Museo virtual con miles de objetos y sus correspondientes historias. Una de las exposiciones dedicada a la guerra civil española

Iniciativa que muestra la potencialidad de los archivos históricos en la web

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Meograph: Four-dimensional storytelling - a new tool to create your story

Meograph: Four-dimensional storytelling - a new tool to create your story | CLIL-DNL History | Scoop.it
Trayvon Martin was fatally shot by George Zimmerman on February 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida. The shooting and its aftermath have continued to make national news. This is the story.
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The world reacts to the crisis in Syria

The world reacts to the crisis in Syria | CLIL-DNL History | Scoop.it

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, August 30, 2013 10:54 AM

It's amazing how sarcasm (be it Oatmeal, xkcd or the Onion) can effectively convey important geopolitic subtexts.  What merits 'international outrage?'  What doesn't?  Why not?  If you don't see this newly-discovered outrage to be hypocritical how come?  


This make be think of Weber's definition of 'the state.'  Max Weber defined the state as the "entity which upholds the claim to the monopoly of the legitimate use of physical force in the enforcement of its order."  All the other countries are perfectly fine with the Syrian government killing Syrians and doing nothing about it because, among the club of states, that historically has been the perogative of the state.  Chemical weapons, however, are banned by international treaties and now the international community sees something worth stopping.  I'm not saying that this is how it should be; I'm just trying to explain what is as I see it. 

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Stanford History Education Group

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Des plans de cours et des documents sur l'histoire des USA et du monde. 

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, August 29, 2013 11:38 AM

The Stanford History Education Group has amassed some great resources for social studies teachers.  Their chief resources is a program called Reading Like a Historian.  The program has 71 stand-alone lessons for U.S. History organized within 11 units. These lessons span colonial to Cold War America and cover a range of political, social, economic, and cultural topics. They are continuing to expand the Reading Like a Historian program to World History.  Currently there are 15 lessons from across the world history sequence with more lesson plans under development that will be released in the next few months.


Tags: historical, teacher training.

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How the Canadian Provinces and Territories Got Their Names

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Here's a little more Canadian history on this Canada Day.    

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Kaylin Burleson's curator insight, July 3, 2013 11:42 AM

Like Seth said - a little late for Canada Day, but we can certainly use in our World Geography  unit on North America.   

 

Sara Kanewske's curator insight, July 12, 2013 10:07 PM

Toponyms

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Great for a little extra look at toponyms

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BBC Radio 2 - The People's Songs - Episode guide

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Stuart Maconie tells the story of modern Britain via the songs that provided a soundtrack.
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A very interesting idea: the history of modern Britain via 50 songs. A book and a radio broadcast on BBC Radio 2.

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The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

Dramatic reading of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's classic poem, "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" by cdavid cottrill. History Website: https://sites.google.c...

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Peu connu en France, un héros de la révolution américaine, et son épopée devenue mythique.

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, April 18, 2013 7:17 PM

As a friend of mine said, the ride of Paul Revere and Bunker Hill are great examples of geography shaping history.  To see this map of these events, see the Google Earth file.  

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Anti-Suffrage Propaganda

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Thank goodness for the failure of those insufferable suffragettes! Why, just imagine the domestic anarchy if the lesser sex were allowed to cast ballots today. Wait...what? Crap. Well, if you crazy...

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, March 12, 2013 3:45 PM

This set of old "anti-suffrage" propaganda might seem funny, quaint or old-fashioned from our modern lens (or infuriatingly patriarchal), but they are also great primary document to examine the cultural values and political climate of the United States at the turn of the century (even that phrase is old-fashioned and now out of date).  For more see the Choices Program's supplemental board. 

Tere Plana's curator insight, April 30, 2013 4:00 AM

Em diu que possi el meu punt de vista! Nooor!

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Timelines.tv - History, documentary and television on the web

Timelines.tv - History, documentary and television on the web | CLIL-DNL History | Scoop.it
This module explores how far we'd come by the turn of the 20th century. It tells the story of Edwardian Blackpool, the annual mecca of seaside fun for hundreds of thousands of mill families across the North West.
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De courtes videos qui présentent les principales périodes et sujets historiques (GCSE) du Royaume Uni et pour les Etats-Unis la conquête de l'Ouest. 

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Exposition - New Frontier II. L'art américain entre au Louvre. Aux sources de la peinture de genre américaine | Musée du Louvre | Paris

Exposition - New Frontier II. L'art américain entre au Louvre. Aux sources de la peinture de genre américaine | Musée du Louvre | Paris | CLIL-DNL History | Scoop.it
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An Interactive Map of the Blitz: Where and When the Bombs Fell on London

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The extent of the campaign is shocking.
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HISTOIRE-HDA - Fantômes de guerre (Petapixel.com)

HISTOIRE-HDA - Fantômes de guerre (Petapixel.com) | CLIL-DNL History | Scoop.it

HISTOIRE-HDA

Première 

La Seconde Guerre mondiale

La ville écrin de l'Art

 

Un article en anglais sur le travail de Jo Hedwig Teeuwisse, photographe néerlandais spécialisé dans le "then and now" (littéralement "avant et maintenant"), technique qui consiste à intégrer des photographies anciennes dans le présent. Jo Hedwig Teeuwisse parcourt donc l'Europe sur les traces des lieux de la Seconde Guerre mondiale (1939-1945) pour ouvrir, du présent, une fenêtre sur le passé. La confrontation des deux époques est frappante et peut très bien s'inscrire dans la thématique de la "Ville meurtrie".

 

La page Flickr de Jo Hedwig Teeuwisse propose plus de 300 photos:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/hab3045

 

D'autres travaux "then & now":

http://www.petapixel.com/tag/thenandnow/

 

 


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Eight Lessons for the Presidential Debates

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What are the key dos and don'ts the candidates should remember when campaigning for the White House?

 

What does history teach us about the importance of presidential debates?  Here are 8 take-home points about the historical import of debates. 


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