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What was in colonial cups besides tea? Cider, water, milk, and whiskey! - O Say Can You See?

What was in colonial cups besides tea? Cider, water, milk, and whiskey! - O Say Can You See? | World History 101 | Scoop.it
Practically everyone in 18th America drank chocolate and tea, but what about cider, water, milk, and whiskey? Well, of course they drank water and milk. The colonies were an idyllic paradise --lush forests, rolling hills, crystal clear streams.
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Light Maker

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Bill FitzGibbons brightens cityscapes with public art
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UTK grad at work in Birmingham

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Better Cities & Towns

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The Source for New Urban Planning, Walkable Communities, and Smart Growth
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Great website for urban planning, design, and the next generation of urban living. News, opinion pieces, policy initiatives, article/book reviews, guides, and manuals.

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Lower East Side Tenement Museum Opens ‘Shop Life’

Lower East Side Tenement Museum Opens ‘Shop Life’ | World History 101 | Scoop.it
The Lower East Side Tenement Museum has re-created a late-19th-century saloon run by German immigrants as part of its new “Shop Life” installation.
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The Tricky Task of Rating Neighborhoods on 'Livability'

The Tricky Task of Rating Neighborhoods on 'Livability' | World History 101 | Scoop.it
A new start-up aims to take a more rigorous approach.
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Jane Jacobs - The Little Woman That Could - YouTube

An exploration of urbanist Jane Jacobs and her criticism of orthodox city planning based on her book, The Death and Life of American Cities".
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Richard II: Hardback: Christopher Fletcher - Oxford University Press

Richard II: Hardback: Christopher Fletcher - Oxford University Press | World History 101 | Scoop.it
Richard II has long suffered from an effeminate reputation, but the real king was very different. This book argues that the king sought to assert his authority by acting in accordance with prevailing ideas of manhood, first through a military campaign, and then, fatally, through revenge against those who attempted to restrain him.
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Ulrich Zwingli and 67 Articles

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Christian History Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to accurately conveying the history of the Christian faith over the last 2000 years
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Read Zwingli's background and his most famous work: 67 Articles

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How to: Stop Saying "Like" and Immediately Sound Smarter - OnlineCollege.org

How to: Stop Saying "Like" and Immediately Sound Smarter - OnlineCollege.org | World History 101 | Scoop.it
Use these methods, tips, and tricks to help you make short work of getting all those unnecessary "likes" out of your speech.
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Milton's Political Context

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Darkness Visible is a study resource for the epic poem of John Milton, Paradise Lost.
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Grow Detroit - Powering Detroit's Startup Community

Grow Detroit - Powering Detroit's Startup Community | World History 101 | Scoop.it
Inspired to turn Detroit into a vibrant startup community, Grow Detroit hosts events and promotes news to help startups grow and thrive in Southeast Michigan.
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The Presidents of the United States: In Order of Hotness

The Presidents of the United States: In Order of Hotness | World History 101 | Scoop.it

THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES: IN ORDER OF HOTNESS? We welcome your comments and dissenting arguments at the bottom of the page.

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The commentary is hilarious.

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Heidi on Humor

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Interesting and insightful comparison between Kasson's Amusing the Million and Peiss's Cheap Amusements.

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What General Holtzclaw Saw - NYTimes.com

What General Holtzclaw Saw - NYTimes.com | World History 101 | Scoop.it
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Battle of Nashville and African-American soldiers

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▶ Game Changers Project: Disillusionment vs. Enlightenment

Distinguishing between idealism and realism in the Enlightenment era -- a surprisingly FUN topic!!
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St. Ignatius Loyola and his work Spiritual Exercises

St. Ignatius Loyola and his work Spiritual Exercises | World History 101 | Scoop.it
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Please read short biography and summary of "Spiritual Exercises."

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Codex Leicester - Zoomed view

Codex Leicester

For the Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament also known as Codex Leicester, see Minuscule 69. The Codex Leicester (also briefly known as Codex Hammer) is a collection of largely scientific writings by Leonardo da Vinci. The codex is named after Thomas Coke, later created Earl of Leicester, who purchased it in 1719.

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So Bill Gates Has This Idea for a History Class ...

So Bill Gates Has This Idea for a History Class ... | World History 101 | Scoop.it
Should one of the world’s richest men get to dictate the future of how we learn about our past?
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