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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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Christopher Columbus Biography

Christopher Columbus Biography | History 101 | Scoop.it
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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Bath Cathedral could collapse from weight of bones from 6000 bodies - BBB News

Bath Cathedral could collapse from weight of bones from 6000 bodies - BBB News | History 101 | Scoop.it
By James Rush | Burial site: An estimated 6,000 bodies were ‘jammed in’ to shallow graves under the stone flooring of Bath Abbey (pictured) which is now beginning to collapse because the bones are rotting An ancient city centre church … Continue reading...
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"Plague Pit" unearthed in Liverpool

"Plague Pit" unearthed in Liverpool | History 101 | Scoop.it
Archaeologists surveying the ground at Liverpool Street station in preparation for Crossrail tunnelling have unearthed hundreds of skeletons on the site of a historic mental health hospital.
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Incredible.

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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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Catherine the Great ("Poker Face" by Lady Gaga)

A tribute to one of Russiaʻs most influential and colorful leaders. Born Sophie Friederike Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst-Dornburg (1729). Received the name Cathe...
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Constant & True | Wake Forest Magazine | Wake Forest University

Constant & True | Wake Forest Magazine | Wake Forest University | History 101 | Scoop.it
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Emily McQueen: Truly (constant) Loved (missed)

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Coach My Video – The iPad App Coaches and Phys Ed Teachers Need

Coach My Video – The iPad App Coaches and Phys Ed Teachers Need | History 101 | Scoop.it
Coach My Video is an iPad app that allows coaches to video their players in action to provide feedback on their movements and techniques. With Coach My Video installed you can record a video of you...
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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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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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King Richard III had worms, say scientists

King Richard III had worms, say scientists | History 101 | Scoop.it
Scientists examining the skeleton of King Richard III have found that he was infected by internal parasites, probably as a result of poor hygeine.
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Oldest globe to depict the New World may have been discovered

Oldest globe to depict the New World may have been discovered | History 101 | Scoop.it
The detailed globe, dated 1504, is engraved on two conjoined halves of ostrich eggs and warns of dragons.
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Spanish Fort in NC that predates Roanoke?

Spanish Fort in NC that predates Roanoke? | History 101 | Scoop.it
The discovery of remains of a 16th-century fort in North Carolina serves as a reminder of Spain’s expeditions before Britain’s explorations.
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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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BBC News - Why Shakespeare's Henry VIII remains a rarity

BBC News - Why Shakespeare's Henry VIII remains a rarity | History 101 | Scoop.it
Why is one of Shakespeare's last plays - Henry VIII - so rarely performed?
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Global Wealth Inequality (Good Map)

This is a revised version of the original "Global Wealth Inequality" video, with a more accurate map. Thank you Internet for helping point out the deficienci...
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Marie Antoinette ("Paparazzi" by Lady Gaga)

Part of our French history/Lady Gaga collection. The much-maligned queen gets a sympathetic treatment with harpsichord accompaniment.
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Population Control, Marauder Style

Population Control, Marauder Style | History 101 | Scoop.it
Examining the death tolls from history’s wars and revolts, and their accompanying scourges.
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Video: The Struggle for Jihad

Video: The Struggle for Jihad | History 101 | Scoop.it
Two opposing groups battle to define the word jihad on public buses and subways.
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Defining Jihad from a Muslim Perspective --

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Use GoClass to Create and Deliver Lessons Through iPads

Use GoClass to Create and Deliver Lessons Through iPads | History 101 | Scoop.it
GoClass is a free iPad application for creating short lessons and delivering them to your students. The lessons can include annotated images, free hand sketches, text, and video. GoClass gives teac...
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