22AUG 2019
Weapons of the American Civil War

Weapons of the American Civil War

In 1861, the belligerents were about to enter the modern era of weaponized warfare on land, sea and air. The changes altered age old tactics and severely reduced the rate of survival. On land, accuracy and increased range of small and large guns emerged. On the sea, iron ships made wooden navies obsolete. In the air, telegraphy brought the front lines to the commanders in the rear…

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18AUG 2019
Landing on moon video

Landing on moon video

No, the Apollo 11 moon landing wasn’t a hoax. And we can prove it. Rather, our game demo team already did. By using Maxwell, our new GPU architecture, to digitally rebuild one of the landing’s iconic photographs – Neil Armstrong’s shot of Buzz Aldrin clambering down the lunar module’s ladder. The photo…
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14AUG 2019
American Revolutionary War Facts

American Revolutionary War Facts

Despite having little experience in commanding large, conventional military forces, Washington’s strong leadership presence and fortitude held the American military together long enough to secure victory at Yorktown and independence for his new nation. 1. Washington was appointed commander of the Continental…
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10AUG 2019
Course of American Revolution

Course of American Revolution

Course Description Without a doubt, one of the most important events in all world history (not to mention American history) was the American Revolutionary War. Through the battles that were to take place between Great Britain and its American Colonies, the face of the world would be changed forever with…
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06AUG 2019
American Revolution significance

American Revolution significance

From an early age many of us are aware of the importance of the Fourth of July. How could we miss how important it is with all the fireworks and barbecues and elaborate decorations? But when we are young we don’t fully grasp the concept of Independence Day. When we start school we are taught about the…
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02AUG 2019
Lewis and Clark movie

Lewis and Clark movie

It seems strange that an adventure as exciting as the Lewis and Clark expedition, with such compelling themes as undying friendship and American triumph over the harshness of nature, has made so little impact in Hollywood. Lewis and Clark movies are sparse on the silver screen. I know of only one feature…
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29JUL 2019
World War One Western Front

World War One Western Front

This section of the Long, Long Trail will be helpful for anyone wishing to find out about the fighting in France and Flanders. What was the Western Front? The Western Front was the name applied to the fighting zone in France and Flanders, where the British, French, Belgian and (towards the end of the…
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25JUL 2019
Important events in History

Important events in History

Study important and monumental events in women s history with this timeline. Grades: 3–5, 6–8, 9–12 A chronology of events in women s history in the United States, from the Salem Witch Trials in the seventeen century to the fight for women s suffrage to the modern Supreme Court ruling against sexual…
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21JUL 2019
Manhattan Bail Project

Manhattan Bail Project

Pretrial risk assessments are beginning to catch on among California law enforcement agencies. As reported in last week s feature story, Barred From Freedom,Santa Clara, Sonoma, Yolo, Marin, Napa, and Santa Cruz counties have each implemented some form. The basic idea of pretrial risk assessment is…
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