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Digital Maps of the Ancient World

The Digital Maps section is useful for those studying Ancient History and Archaeology, who would like to gain a better understanding of certain sites or where certain events took place.  learn more

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Lesson: Behind Every Name, Stories from the Holocaust

By examining true personal stories, told through short animations, students learn about unique individual experiences within the historical context of the Holocaust. This activity contains an extension to examine the role of artifacts in understanding history.  learn more

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OmnesViae: Roman Routeplanner

OmnesViae.org offers a Google Maps type reconstruction of the Tabula Peutingeriana, a medieval copy of a Roman roadmap from about the year 300 CE. You can get a real feel for the length of journeys during that period and scale of the Roman road network. A trip from Athenas (Athína) to ROMA (Roma) would require…  learn more

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PBS: Remembering Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning monarch in British history, died Sept. 8 at age 96. Today we honor her legacy. September 08, 2022 by Madisson Haynes  learn more

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Queen Elizabeth II: 15 Key Moments in Her Reign

Revisit some of the most historic moments in the reign of Britain’s record-setting monarch. Queen Elizabeth II, who ruled the United Kingdom for seven decades, was such a longstanding institution that it’s easy to forget she wasn’t supposed to have become queen at all.  SARAH PRUITTSEP 9, 2022  learn more

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Renaissance, The Elizabethan World

Explore the world of Elizabethan England. Includes information on... Life At Court Heraldry Sumptuary Laws Treason Trial Book of Orders And Rules On example of the use of source documents is with Sumptuary laws. In Elizabethan England, these laws attempted to restrict the sumptuousness of dress in order to curb extravagance, protect fortunes, and make…  learn more

The Holocaust

History.com Approximately six million Jews and some 5 million others, targeted for racial, political, ideological and behavioral reasons, died in the Holocaust. More than one million of those who perished were children.  learn more

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U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum - Teacher Resources

Explore Museum suggestions for where to begin teaching about the Holocaust. We include resources for teaching with limited clExplore Museum suggestions for where to begin teaching about the Holocaust. We include resources for teaching with limited class time, for English/Language Arts, and for History classes.ass time, for English/Language Arts, and for History classes. Teaching About…  learn more

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Examine what shaped Americans' response to Nazism, war, and the Holocaust, and learn about the few who took action. Visit the Museum The Museum is free and open every day except Yom Kippur and Christmas Day.  learn more

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Women in World History

For biographies of women through history read Women in World History.  learn more