25MAY 2016
Lewis and Clark Expedition journey

Lewis and Clark Expedition journey

Boating accidents were mentioned a number of times in the journals kept by expedition members. Some of the men could not swim, and it is fortunate that no person drowned. One of the most serious mishaps occurred on April 13, 1805, when a pirogue containing the medicines, instruments, merchandise, Sacagawea…
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24MAY 2016
Problems after World War 1

Problems after World War 1

The Weimar Republic faced opposition from the outset in 1919, after the signing of the Treaty of Versailles. Economic hardship affected the whole nation and led to uprisings and assassinations. The Weimar Republic was created at a time of confusion and chaos after Germany had lost the First World War. Many people felt that Germany had received a very harsh deal in the [Treaty…

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23MAY 2016
World War One injuries

World War One injuries

Caring for casualties Casualties had to be taken from the field of battle to the places where doctors and nurses could treat them. They were collected by stretcher-bearers and moved by a combination of people, horse and cart, and later on by motorised ambulance ‘down the line’. Men would be moved until they reached a location where treatment for their specific injury would…

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22MAY 2016
Honolulu Pearl Harbor Tours

Honolulu Pearl Harbor Tours

About Your Tour Spend a morning at the Pearl Harbor Visitor’s Center and remember the sailors who lost their lives during the attacks on Pearl Harbor. Visit the site of the attacks with our expert tour guides, whose historic narration sets the stage for your tour. Experience the USS Arizona Memorial, one of Pearl Harbor’s most emotional, memorable sites. At the Visitor Center…

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21MAY 2016
Women after World War II

Women after World War II

During World War II, women played a crucial role in America as their male counterparts were dispatched on multiple foreign fronts in the Atlantic and Pacific theaters. With an abundance of opportunities available, women filled the jobs that were mostly occupied by men. Many women began working in factories, manufacturing airplanes and working in shipyards; proving that women…

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20MAY 2016
Lewis and Clark Expedition primary Sources

Lewis and Clark Expedition primary Sources

In small groups, students analyze short excerpts from primary sources and secondary information that describe an encounter between the Lewis and Clark expedition and a Native American tribe. They share their analysis with the class and consider how varied locations influenced the ways in which the explorers and the various Native tribes interacted. Review Encouraging students…

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19MAY 2016
Manchester Apollo events

Manchester Apollo events

Spice up your event with the skills of Nawaab’s kitchen team – Events of all shapes and sizes can be catered by our experienced chefs Even if your corporate event, conference, wedding, party or special occasion is not taking place within the splendour and sophistication of Nawaab Manchester, you can still enjoy the fruits of our highly skilled chefs’ labour. Our experienced…

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18MAY 2016
Moon landing 1969

Moon landing 1969

In 1969, the United States landed two men on the moon while a third waited in orbit to scoop them up after a stroll around the lunar surface for a flag planting ceremony. Or maybe it never happened at all! That’s the position taken by some conspiracy theorists who stubbornly assert that the technology to reach the moon did not exist in 1969. In one 13-minute video, writer/director…

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17MAY 2016
China after World War 2

China after World War 2

The Chinese Communist Party, founded in 1921 in Shanghai, originally existed as a study group working within the confines of the First United Front with the Nationalist Party. Chinese Communists joined with the Nationalist Army in the Northern Expedition of 1926–27 to rid the nation of the warlords that prevented the formation of a strong central government. This collaboration…

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16MAY 2016
Abraham Lincolns Assassination

Abraham Lincolns Assassination

Good Friday, April 14, 1865, was surely one of Abraham Lincoln’s happiest days. The morning began with a leisurely breakfast in the company of his son Robert, just arrived in Washington after serving on General Grant’s staff. “Well, my son, you have returned safely from the front, ” Lincoln said. “The war is now closed, and we soon will live in peace with the brave men that…

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