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Pearl Harbor bombed — History.com This Day in History — 12/7/1941

Pearl Harbor bombed — History.com This Day in History — 12/7/1941 | World History 101 | Scoop.it
At 7:55 a.m. Hawaii time, a Japanese dive bomber bearing the red symbol of the Rising Sun of Japan on its wings appears out of the clouds above the island of Oahu.
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Christopher Columbus Biography

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Biography.com covers Spanish explorer Christopher Columbus, his 1492 discovery of the 'New World,' and how his legacy of European colonization is a mixed one.
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The Face - JESUS in Art - Part 8 of 8

Excerpt from a film entitled "The Face : Jesus in Art" and copyrighted in 2001 by Educational Broadcasting Corporation. The film "traces the dramatically dif...
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Candide (in five minutes)

A short summary of Voltaire's Candide...
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Introduction to the Renaissance

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Henry VIII - Horrible Histories

Serie 2, episode 12.Henry VIII wants to divorce, and creates his own online...
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Utopia - The Perfect World

What is the Future of the Perfect World? Sir Thomas Moore named it in his book of the same name, but what really is Utopia? Utopia may be hard to define, but...
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American History Photo Story

Created using the One True Media YouTube App - Simply powerful video creation and editing. Create for free.
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Declaration of Independence: Hobbes vs. Locke

Declaration of Independence: Hobbes vs. Locke | World History 101 | Scoop.it

Through the eyes of many people, John Locke’s ideas seem to have been the foundation for the Declaration of Independence.  Locke is believed to be the key contributor to the ideas behind the Declaration of Independence.

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The Self-Destruction of the 1 Percent

The Self-Destruction of the 1 Percent | World History 101 | Scoop.it

Learning lessons from fourteenth century Venice

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25 Accidental Inventions That Changed The World

Not long ago we came to you with 25 inventions that changed our way of life. Well, we're back, but this time we're only concerned with those inventions that no one actually intended to invent. So, from dynamite to Penicillin these are the top 25 accidental inventions that changed the world.


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The Accountant Who Changed The World : NPR

The Accountant Who Changed The World : NPR | World History 101 | Scoop.it

The birth of accounting rocked the world 500 years ago. And it involves a man who was a magician, a mathematician, and possibly a special friend of Leonardo da Vinci.

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Jesus Had a Wife, Newly Discovered Gospel Suggests

Jesus Had a Wife, Newly Discovered Gospel Suggests | World History 101 | Scoop.it

A Harvard University professor on Tuesday unveiled a fourth-century fragment of papyrus she said is the only existing ancient text quoting Jesus explicitly referring to having a wife.


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Harriet Jacobs - Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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The extremely eccentric Isaac Newton invents the Calculus and publishes the Principia

Take advantage of this special offer from Audible.com download this audiobook for free now by visiting this link!! http://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-4370178-321...
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2-minute Candide

Hit the Road for Candide's 250th anniversary! Experience his racy journey through Rockwell Kent's illustrations...then visit the online exhibition at candide...
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Revolution and Enlightenment

Chapter 2 1600-1800 -This video will be used to introduce a new unit to the students. Using moviemaker.

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The Renaissance Begins

The Renaissance was a time of art, music, engineering, trade, and amazing change. The Renaissance changed the face of humanity forever and continues to the l...
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Filippo Bruneschelli by Michael Carroll

A brief story about Mr.Filippo (non-corrupt)Filippo Bruneschelli by Michael Carroll - created at http://animoto.com...
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5 Reasons Why Prezi is my New Presentation Platform

Blog Post: http://www.danh.me/top-5-reasons-i-use-prezi-and-why-you-should A review and first impressions from my recent Prezi presentation.
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Freedom and Liberty Defined

Today, the majority of Americans, and other citizens of democratic countries, take these principles of democracy for granted. In fact, these principles have been expanded and applied in every aspect of life.
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Elizabeth I: Gender, Power, & Politics

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Susan Doran looks at what it meant to be a female monarch in a male world and how the Queen responded.

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Banner Women - Retronaut - 1890s

Banner Women - Retronaut - 1890s | World History 101 | Scoop.it

No one put these babes in binders!

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How inventions change history (for better and for worse) - Kenneth C. Davis

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-inventions-change-history-for-better-and-for-worse-kenneth-c-davis Invented in 1793, the cotton gin changed history for good and bad. By allowing one field hand to do the work of 10, it powered a new industry that brought wealth and power to the American South -- but, tragically, it also multiplied and prolonged the use of slave labor. Kenneth C. Davis lauds innovation, while warning us of unintended consequences.


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Leonardo Lives | Exhibit: The Codex Leicester

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