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Government in Ancient Egypt
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Government in Ancient Egypt

We have prepared five lesson plans including classroom activities, assignments, homework, and keys as well as: Multiple choice quiz questions...
Plymouth Colony
Definition

Plymouth Colony

The Plymouth Colony (1620-1691 CE) was the first English settlement in the region of modern-day New England in the United States, settled by the religious...
Nicolaus Copernicus
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Nicolaus Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543 CE) was a Polish astronomer who famously proposed that the Earth and other planets revolved around the Sun in a heliocentric...
Jamestown Colony of Virginia
Definition

Jamestown Colony of Virginia

The Jamestown Colony in Virginia was the first permanent English settlement in North America founded in 1607 CE. It was the third attempt of the Virginia...
The Unicorn Myth
Article

The Unicorn Myth

The unicorn, a mythical creature popularized in European folklore, has captivated the human imagination for over 2,000 years. For most of that...
Reconstruction of Seven Ancient Archaeological Sites
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Reconstruction of Seven Ancient Archaeological Sites

This gallery includes seven digital reconstructions of ancient monuments around the world, from Rome to and Mexico. They depict what these monuments...
Petrarch
Definition

Petrarch

Petrarch (1304-1374 CE), full name Francesco Petrarca, was an Italian scholar and poet who is credited as one of the founders of the Renaissance movement...
Mayflower
Definition

Mayflower

The Mayflower is the name of the cargo ship that brought the Puritan separatists (known as pilgrims) to North America in 1620 CE. It was a type of sailing...
Bangkok's Portuguese Past
Article

Bangkok's Portuguese Past

Any itinerary for a visit to Bangkok, Thailand would include some of the city’s must-see historical and cultural sights:  The 24-hour...
Colour & Technique in Renaissance Painting
Article

Colour & Technique in Renaissance Painting

There were three principal painting techniques during the Renaissance: fresco, tempera, and oils. In all of these techniques, colour was an important part...

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