25AUG 2016
Industrial Revolution handouts

Industrial Revolution handouts

To fight against catastrophic climate change, BC needs to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to near zero before 2050. The Climate Justice Project (CJP) calls this a “green industrial revolution” that will have transformative impacts on the economy and society. Past industrial revolutions, however, have caused great upheaval and hardship, with some sectors of society bearing…

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24AUG 2016
Historical events in American

Historical events in American

CBST@40: Living NYC’s LGBTQ Histories Book Celebration & Talk This special program will host two of the foremothers of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, the LGBTQ synagogue: the book’s author, Rabbi Ayelet S. Cohen, and the author of its preface, Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum, for a stimulating conversation on their longtime work at CBST. We will celebrate the publication of…

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23AUG 2016
World War Two military records

World War Two military records

After the start of World War II, Donovan worked with the newly created Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) to place the COI under JCS control; while preserving COI autonomy, and gaining access to military support and resources. On June 13, 1942, the COI became the Office of Strategic Services (OSS). The OSS gathered intelligence information about practically every country in existence…

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22AUG 2016
Sons of Liberty in the American Revolution

Sons of Liberty in the American Revolution

Sons of Liberty: The Masterminds of the Boston Tea Party The Sons of Liberty, a well-organized Patriot paramilitary political organization shrouded in secrecy, was established to undermine British rule in colonial America and was influential in organizing and carrying out the Boston Tea Party. The origins and founding of the Sons of Liberty is unclear, but history records the…

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21AUG 2016
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…

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20AUG 2016
When did the Industrial Revolution end

When did the Industrial Revolution end

There are around 4, Alpine glaciers of various sizes that are currently under threat from warming temperatures. During the Little Ice Age, which stretched from the beginning of the 14th Century to around 1850, glaciers thrived in the cool climate and in the mid 19th Century were almost twice as large as they are now, reported. As Europe became increasingly industrialised the…

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19AUG 2016
World War Hulk Aftersmash

World War Hulk Aftersmash

History At the beginning of the 20th century, the race for the tallest building in the world started. The Chrysler Building at 405 Lexington Avenue was the first building to top the then-highest building, the Eiffel Tower in Paris. New York would keep the highest building in the world until 1974, when the Sears Tower was built in Chicago. For Walter P. Chrysler, from the car…

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18AUG 2016
After the World War 2

After the World War 2

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A World War II veteran will travel to Australia to reunite with his wartime girlfriend after more than 70 years apart. Thomas told Morris that he would love to see her again in person when the two recently spoke via Skype. During their two-hour video reunion, the two recalled their time together when they met in England, a few months before he parachuted…

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17AUG 2016
Goals of Lewis and Clark Expedition

Goals of Lewis and Clark Expedition

The Lewis & Clark Trail was traveled only once: by the brave men of the Corps of Discovery (1803-1806) accompanied by a no less courageous woman and her new baby. However Americans - and Lewis & Clark buffs worldwide – rediscovered the adventure during the trail’s Bicentennial commemoration from 2004-2006. The primary goal of the Lewis & Clark Expedition…

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16AUG 2016
France in the American Revolutionary War

France in the American Revolutionary War

French Alliance, French Assistance, and European Diplomacy during the American Revolution, 1778–1782 During the American Revolution, the American colonies faced the significant challenge of conducting international diplomacy and seeking the international support it needed to fight against the British. The single most important diplomatic success of the colonists during the…

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