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History of the World According to the Movies: Part 38 - The Antebellum Years

The Antebellum age in American history is one of great growth and great division. It is a time in America when the first factories, canals, and railroads were built in the North which was dominated by industry and urbanization generating great wealth for the country. 3,981 more words


Writing Collaboratively

We started today with an activity designed to meet a number of student learning objectives (SLOs–affectionately called SLOWS).

I listed the titles of the 7 readings and asked people to put their number of the 2 they were most interested in. 1,729 more words


Berowra At War In World War One - New Exhibition!

Today, as we commemorate the centenary of the start of World War One, it is only fitting to launch a new exhibition honouring the story of Berowra during what was once known as The Great War. 156 more words


Heads Up: Hidden Histories, Busted

It’s not often you come face to face with evil, least of all 60ft underground in a Second World War Bunker sited on a (now deactivated) RAF base in Uxbridge. 216 more words


The England They Knew : Carribean Abolitionst and Transfomation of the English Society 1770s to 1838

It is 9:00 am and Agnes Scott’s SPARC is starting. The first presentation that I saw was a history presentation by Ashley Lawrie entitled The England They Knew. 777 more words

Agnes Scott College

Histolines just released a new version. Now in addition to all the cool facts on histolines now you can view and add pictures and quotes of famous characters through out history. 150 more words


Shakespeare's Birthday and St George

Yesterday the world celebrated the 450th birthday of William Shakespeare. This provided an obvious opportunity to reflect on his literary achievements and pay homage to a writer who has done more to develop the English language than any other single writer. 664 more words