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The Death of Che Guevara

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Originally published on November 11, 1967.
They brought Che Guevara at five o'clock in the afternoon of October 9 to the airfield outside the small town of Vallegrande in southeastern Bolivia.
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6 Things You May Not Know About the Spanish-American War

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On April 24, 1898, Spain declared war on the United States, which days earlier had passed a resolution supporting Cuba’s independence. The United States issued its own declaration on April 25, making it retroactive to April 21.
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Top 10 Facts About Sparta's Women | Heritage Key

Top 10 Facts About Sparta's Women | Heritage Key | Wahl World History | Scoop.it
As documented in the article 'Woman of Sparta: Tough Mothers', Spartan women enjoyed all kinds of rights not shared by their Athenian sisters – albeit plenty of plights too.
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The KYVL for Kids Research Portal - How to do research Home Base

The KYVL for Kids Research Portal - How to do research Home Base | Wahl World History | Scoop.it

An interesting research site for younger students via post from ILearntechnology


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Difference Between Monarchy and Democracy | Difference Between | Monarchy vs Democracy

Difference Between Monarchy and Democracy | Difference Between | Monarchy vs Democracy | Wahl World History | Scoop.it
Monarchy vs Democracy Government's history may not exactly be known but it is safe to say that government is as old as human society itself.
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The Mayan Calendar & 2012

Hank tells us about the Mayan calendar & why December 21, 2012 will not be the end of the world. Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Li...
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Horrible Histories - Charles II: King of Bling

Known as the King who loved to party, Charles II tells us more in this brilliant rap. All hail the King of Bling!
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1789: The French Revolution

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THE STORMING of the Bastille was seen by the revolutionaries as ending the old regime..."

 

 

http://www.articlemyriad.com/comparison-french-american-revolution/

 

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1815: The rise and fall of Napoleon

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AMID the chaos of the French Revolution, Napoleon rose from a humble soldier to Emperor and military genius...
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The French Revolution

The French Revolution (French: Révolution française; 1789--99) was a period of radical social and political upheaval in French and European history. The abso...
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61 Interesting Facts About Japan

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"Japan is a country with a fascinating culture and history so I thought I would share some of the interesting facts I’ve learned about it:

 

Japan has the third biggest economy in the world behind the US and China."

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This Day in History: Texas Secedes from the Union - Historic LOL ...

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funny pictures history - This Day in History: Texas Secedes from the Union.

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The 15 Most Infamous Assassinations in History - GOOD Blog - GOOD

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Yesterday was March 15, historically known as the Ides of March, on which, according to the dramatic the likes of Plutarch and Shakespeare, Julius...
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The Quick 10: 10 Things 300 Didn’t Tell You - Mental Floss

The Quick 10: 10 Things 300 Didn’t Tell You...
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The sun never sets... on the Facebook Empire

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How Facebook connections mirror old empires EIGHT years ago Facebook launched as an online social network connecting a small college community from a dorm room at Harvard University.

 

These graphics show how in a post-colonial world, former colonies are are still socially intertwined in a cultural network that mirrors the empires of yesteryear. Why are these modern social networks so similar to imperial patterns? What economic explanations are there for these patterns? What is the cultural impact?


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How fb has made physical distance obsolete, connecting cultures to different cultures on a global scale.

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History of the British Empire

Queen Victoria, the monarchy, and the British Empire are built on theft, bloodshed and murder. The link between Great Britain, Africa, slavery, India, Afghan...
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What’s the Difference Between Pyramid and Ziggurat - Mental Floss

What’s the Difference Between Pyramid and Ziggurat - Mental Floss | Wahl World History | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered the difference between Pyramid and Ziggurat? We break it down for you on MentalFloss.com.
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Reconsider Columbus Day

Reconsider Columbus Day Presented by Nu Heightz Cinema rethink columbus day reconsider christopher columbus anti columbus day...

 

Without need to adopt one particular ideological perspective, this can be used to discuss distinct cultural perspectives and show how we frame geographic and historic information in our own context.  When discussing American history, we should remember, whose American history and from what perspective is that history taught? 


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Random Facts about the Dark Ages

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Visit this site Random Facts about the Dark Ages. Fast Random Facts about the Dark Ages. Fast reference guide to Random Facts about the Dark Ages."

 

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The Enlightenment PPT

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2/14 - How did the achievements of the Scientific Revolution contribute to the Enlightenment?

 

Define Enlightenment in your own words............

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Interactive Historical European Map

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A useful interactive history map of Europe. Watch as boarder move as nations rise and fall.

http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/History


Via ICTmagic, Tara Mitchell, Rebeca BM, Todd Southcombe, Stephen Chamberlain, Blake Kovac
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Darshan Sitharthan's comment, February 16, 2012 6:26 PM
What a great resource, best thing on scoop.it for sure
Toon Mojoham's comment, December 8, 2012 8:56 AM
THIS IS ABSOLUTELY AWESOME ;D
Matthew Moulden's curator insight, April 18, 2014 6:14 PM

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