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Celebration of Egyptian architecture in Britain 90 years on from discovery of ... - Daily Mail

Celebration of Egyptian architecture in Britain 90 years on from discovery of ... - Daily Mail | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
Daily MailCelebration of Egyptian architecture in Britain 90 years on from discovery of ...Daily MailFor centuries the wonder of Ancient Egypt remained largely inaccessible to European travellers, until its 'rediscovery' in the 19th century.
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Vikings Feasted on Seals, Bones Reveal

Vikings Feasted on Seals, Bones Reveal | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
A diet rich in seals suggests the Vikings who settled in Greenland took advantage of Arctic hunting opportunities.
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Tomb of Renaissance Warrior Reveals Mystery Amputation

Tomb of Renaissance Warrior Reveals Mystery Amputation | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
Giovanni dalle Bande Nere's injuries don't match historical records.
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UPDATE 2-Russia threatens tough response if US back rights bill

* Russia says legislation will harm relations* Tough response threatened to bill in CongressBy Steve GuttermanMOSCOW, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Russia warned the United Stateson Thursday to expect a tough...
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The climate disaster that destroyed the ancient Harappan Civilization could soon destroy India

The climate disaster that destroyed the ancient Harappan Civilization could soon destroy India | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
More than 3000 years ago, the Harappan Civilization was one of the largest and most powerful in the world — and it was brought low by climate change — (The climate disaster that destroyed the ancient Harappan Civilization could soon destroy India ...
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Nazi Leader's Sister Hid Jewish Girls During WWII

Nazi Leader's Sister Hid Jewish Girls During WWII | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
Hanna Nadel was 16 years old when she escaped the Nazis in Europe -- and according to a Belgian historian, the Holocaust survivor found refuge in a most unlikely place.
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The new Russian Revolution? Tens of thousands of protesters thronged Moscow this weekend in an unprecedented show of defiance against the brutality and corruption of Putin's rule

The new Russian Revolution? Tens of thousands of protesters thronged Moscow this weekend in an unprecedented show of defiance against the brutality and corruption of Putin's rule | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
Organisers claimed 120,000 people took part in the Moscow protest, which would make it the biggest since the collapse of the Soviet Union 20 years ago.
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BBC News | World | The road to revolution

BBC News | World | The road to revolution | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
The path to the Russian Revolution was a long one. Generations of 19th century Russians dreamed of the Revolution which would create a better for society. For many now, the anniversary is a matter of indifference.
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Revolution Brings Hard Times for Egypt's Treasures

Revolution Brings Hard Times for Egypt's Treasures | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
In the wake of Egypt's revolution, large-scale looting of archaeological sites is rife and the authorities face an uphill struggle to recover stolen treasures.
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Tree-rings prove climate was WARMER in Roman and Medieval times than it is now - and world has been cooling for 2,000 years

Tree-rings prove climate was WARMER in Roman and Medieval times than it is now - and world has been cooling for 2,000 years | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
Measurements stretching back to 138BC prove that the Earth is slowly cooling due to changes in the distance between the Earth and the sun, say Johannes Gutenberg University researchers.
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How Would the Ancient Greeks Fare Against Today’s Olympic Athletes?

How Would the Ancient Greeks Fare Against Today’s Olympic Athletes? | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
The Games of the XXX Olympiad are under way in London, with China and the United States taking the early lead in the medal count. Last week, Slate visualized Olympic competitions between 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century athletes.
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An Ancient Civilization, Upended by Climate Change

An Ancient Civilization, Upended by Climate Change | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
Researchers linked the fall of the Indus civilization to the waning of the moderate monsoons that fed rivers and sustained agriculture.
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Palenque: Mayan City of Temples

Palenque: Mayan City of Temples | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
The Mayan ruins in Chiapas, Mexico, hold intricate reliefs that tell much about Mayan history.
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Jimmy Nguyen's curator insight, February 7, 2014 11:45 PM

king Pakal started ruling in 645 AD. he took the throne at only 12 years old. 

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The greatest mystery of the Inca Empire was its strange economy

The greatest mystery of the Inca Empire was its strange economy | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, the Inca Empire was the largest South America had ever known.
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On the 95th anniversary of the Russian October Revolution | Russia Beyond The Headlines

On the 95th anniversary of the Russian October Revolution | Russia Beyond The Headlines | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
On the the 95th anniversary of the Russian October Revolution RBTH presents the selection of Soviet posters created by Dmitry Moor, one of the founders of this branch of art.
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1917 Russian Revolution

1917 Russian Revolution | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
A brief account of the Russian Revolution of 1917. The causes, events and consequences.
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A Hidden Story of the 1905 Russian Revolution: The Unemployed Soviet | Solidarity

A Hidden Story of the 1905 Russian Revolution: The Unemployed Soviet | Solidarity | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
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March 8, 1917 | Russia's February Revolution Begins in St. Petersburg

March 8, 1917 | Russia's February Revolution Begins in St. Petersburg | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
On March 8, 1917, Russia's February Revolution (so named because of the Julian calendar that Russians still used at the time) began with rioting and strikes in St. Petersburg (Petrograd).
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A Strange Manuscript: Queens of Mesopotamia – Part II: Nitocris

A Strange Manuscript: Queens of Mesopotamia – Part II: Nitocris | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
A Strange Manuscript: Queens of Mesopotamia – Part II: Nitocris http://t.co/zSYW83T9...
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Talisman of Ancient Googly-Eyed God Discovered

Talisman of Ancient Googly-Eyed God Discovered | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
The dwarf god protected kids & pregnant women from evil spirits.
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How The Egyptian Pyramids Were Constructed

How The Egyptian Pyramids Were Constructed | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
Pyramids were constructed by work gangs over a period of many years. The Pyramid Age spans over a thousand years, starting in the third dynasty and ending in the Second Intermediate Period.
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Huge Ancient Civilization's Collapse Explained

Huge Ancient Civilization's Collapse Explained | DVUSD 6-HS World History | Scoop.it
At its peak, the Harappan civilization accounted for 10 percent of the world population.
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