17FEB 2019
Books about Apollo 11

Books about Apollo 11

Here are our selections for more good reading on the Apollo 11 mission There are dozens of titles relating to the Apollo 11 Moon mission and NASA lunar missions in general. With the help of Amazon Books, we offer them here. Amazon handles the ordering, on-line payments and shipping, so you know your order is in good hands. Proceeds from your purchase help defray the cost of this…

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13FEB 2019
Steam engine Industrial Revolution

Steam engine Industrial Revolution

Charles Parsons Turbinia yacht, seen here in 1897, was the first steam turbine-powered ship. Photo: Alfred John West (1857-1937) Credit: Each Monday, this column turns a page in history to explore the discoveries, events and people that continue to affect the history being made today. It is fitting that the first person to devise a working steam engine would be a man named Hero…

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09FEB 2019
What Year did the American Revolution Start?

What Year did the American Revolution Start?

Undefined Updated . The American Revolution began in 1775 as open conflict between the united thirteen colonies and Great Britain. By the Treaty of Paris that ended the war in 1783, the colonies had won their independence. While no one event can be pointed to as the actual cause of the revolution, the war began as a disagreement over the way in which Great Britain treated the colonies…

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05FEB 2019
Influence of Industrial Revolution

Influence of Industrial Revolution

Arts During the Industrial Revolution There were many artistic movements during the period of Britain s industrialization, each of which was a reaction to the feelings of the time, as well as to the movement which had preceded it. By the time that the Industrial Revolution really took hold, some artists were at differences with the ideals which it espoused, such as those of discipline…

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01FEB 2019
Official Pearl Harbor website

Official Pearl Harbor website

The National Park Services’ Official USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Tour All the major National Parks offer great public narrated tours, and the narrated audio tour at the USS Arizona Memorial is truly exceptional. Thus to enhance your USS Arizona Memorial visit, we highly recommend that you purchase the Official USS Arizona Memorial Narrated Tour for just $7.50. Hosted by the famous…

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28JAN 2019
Aftermath of WW II

Aftermath of WW II

History of World War II: The Aftermath This war left many countries devastated and influenced generations of life. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we will take a look at the aftermath of World War II. Ongoing Tensions Between Axis and Allied Countries The atomic bombing of Japan brutally forced that country’s surrender, and brought the Second World War to an end. However, the…

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24JAN 2019
Industrial Revolution assignment

Industrial Revolution assignment

The Industrial Revolution Slide Show for Industrial Revolution Vocabulary Words Industrial Revolution Vocabulary Slide - vocabulary- This will be checked on Tuesday Jan. 26 This assignment includes 12 words. For the Vocabulary study - Please use the old format: Word in the middle/ Top - define the word Right - Picture of the word/ Bottom Sentence using the word - should be highlighted…

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20JAN 2019
World War One time period

World War One time period

As Wonder Woman worked its way through development, its setting seemed to shift with with the wind. Depending on who was attached to write or direct the movie at any given moment, it was rumored to be set in Ancient Greece. Or during the Roaring ’20s. Or during World War II. Now that the film is actually in production, the “where and when” of the film has finally been settled by…

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16JAN 2019
Pre American Revolution Timeline

Pre American Revolution Timeline

Paul Revere Goes for a Ride April 16 Dr. Joseph Warren asks Paul Revere to prepare to go to Lexington to warn Hancock and Adams if the British start marching west to arrest them. Revere has been working as an express rider for the Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Massachusetts Committee of Safety since 1774 and is accustomed to carrying news, messages, and copies of resolutions…

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