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Lincoln and the Civil War

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heyD1iIvV8w (with subtitles) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJVuqYkI2jQ (without subtitles) Daniel Day-Lewis winning Best Actor for "Lincoln" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yKh_XFJ9TWcSpielberg and Day-Lewis talking ...
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Giveaway: The Award-winning William and Lucy by Michael Brown

Giveaway: The Award-winning William and Lucy by Michael Brown | EnglishES | Scoop.it
William and Lucy by Michael Brown won the 2012 Global Ebook Award for Best Historical Novel of the Year! (period: 1500 – 1940) You can read more about the book HERE, and return to enter a drawing for one of five print copies by commenting below.
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Sir John Fielding, "The Blind Beak of Bow Street"

Sir John Fielding, "The Blind Beak of Bow Street" | EnglishES | Scoop.it
by Karen V. Wasylowski
Sir John Fielding, the younger half-brother of the great English novelist Henry Fielding, was one of the first, and one of the finest, of London policemen.
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Mendoza the Jew - English Heavyweight Champion

Mendoza the Jew - English Heavyweight Champion | EnglishES | Scoop.it
by Regina Jeffers 
 
Daniel Mendoza was the first Jewish prize fighter to become Champion of England from 1792 to 1795. Mendoza stood but 5’7”, but he was a scrapper.
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The Holocaust

http://www.5min.com/Video/Clara-Kramers-Life-After-the-Holocaust-276146356
An Interview with Clara Kramer
Where did she hide?
What was life like?
Where and when did they murder the victims?
What's the most important lesson she learned?
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The First Boer War 1879-1880

The First Boer War 1879-1880 | EnglishES | Scoop.it
by David William Wilkin
I know that I studied this whilst in college, ahem, a short while ago, ahem... Sorry, I have to remember that this was really 30 years ago now.
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Newfoundlands: Lord Byron's Bear and other stories.

Newfoundlands: Lord Byron's Bear and other stories. | EnglishES | Scoop.it
by Jonathan Hopkins
Byron had a tame bear. I knew that, but what I didn’t know was that he also kept a pair of Newfoundland dogs, called Thunder and Boatswain.
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The Execution of Thomas Doughty by Francis Drake

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 by David Wesley Hill
I learned of the trial and execution of Thomas Doughty from The World Encompassed by Sir Francis Drake, a history of the second circumnavigation of the globe.
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