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American History Photo Story

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Declaration of Independence: Hobbes vs. Locke

Declaration of Independence: Hobbes vs. Locke | 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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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 | 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 | 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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What would Machiavelli say? AP News : US braces for more violence from anti-Muslim film

What would Machiavelli say?  AP News : US braces for more violence from anti-Muslim film | History 101 | Scoop.it
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Medici Assassination Solved

Medici Assassination Solved | History 101 | Scoop.it
Italian experts puzzled out a bloody crime committed 526 years ago.The intrigue of a plot conspired against the Medici brothers, Juliano and Lorenzo has been solved. As a result of the plot, Juliano was killed and Lorenzo was...
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Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance . Medici . Index | PBS

Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance . Medici . Index | PBS | History 101 | Scoop.it

Take the quiz and see which Renaissance figure you most resemble.

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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

Elizabeth I: Gender, Power, & Politics | History 101 | Scoop.it

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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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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Filippo Brunelleschi: Great Minds

Hank talks about Renaissance architect, engineer, and professional cranky guy Filippo Brunelleschi in this "Great Minds" dose.

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Renoir painting found at West Virginia flea market

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White Protestants, your monopoly is over - CNN.com

White Protestants, your monopoly is over - CNN.com | History 101 | Scoop.it
Dean Obeidallah: How did we get to where we are today where the white Protestant establishment seems to be losing power?
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Library increases attendance with iPhone, iPad apps and classes

Library increases attendance with iPhone, iPad apps and classes | History 101 | Scoop.it

I"In this day and age of digital books, library attendance is falling as people pick up their Kindles instead of paperbacks. One library in Illinois decided to win back patrons by embracing this technology instead of fighting it, says a report in Winnetka Talk."


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