Rivers, Edens, Empires: Lewis & Clark and the Revealing of America
Looks at historical maps, relations with Indians, and expedition artifacts -- the blunderbuss, Jefferson's secret message to Congress, his instructions for Meriwether Lewis, and speeches. Subsequent expeditions of America are also examined, including those by Lieutenant Zebulon Pike, Thomas Freeman, Major Stephen Long, Father de Smet, and John Fremont.
Presents the most significant documents from our fourth President, James Madison. Most relate to two events in which Madison played a key role: the drafting and ratification of the Constitution (1787-8) and the introduction in the First Federal Congress of the amendments (1789) that became the Bill of Rights. Other documents relate to the freedom of religion and the burning of Washington, D.C., by the British in 1814 -- perhaps the major embarrassment of Madison's career.
Ch 9 review
Spiders Jump With Deadly Accuracy in Green Light
Researchers have discovered a unique visual attribute that jumping spiders use in attacking and catching prey. The arachnids use what is called image defocus-proven in part by videos that show spiders jumping with deadly accuracy in green light (and fumbling in red).
Biggest Physics Discovery of this Century
By: EinsteinGravitydotcom Magnetism is caused by the Bernoulli effect. The Bernoulli effect is to Pressure - as Gravity is to electrical-mass Pressure.
Genocide and War: The Holocaust as a War Goal or an Obstacle to Victory
An excerpt from Prof. Omer Bartov's lecture "Genocide and War: The Holocaust as a War Goal or an Obstacle to Victory" presented at Yad Vashem during the symposium marking 70 years since the Wansee Conference: "The Organization of the Mass Murder of the Jews and Its Significance"
The Holocaust in the Context of Genocide
An excerpt from Prof. Yehuda Bauer's lecture "The Holocaust in the Context of Genocide" presented at Yad Vashem during the symposium marking 70 years since the Wansee Conference: "The Organization of the Mass Murder of the Jews and Its Significance"
Writing and Experience: Crossing Borders, Fall 2010
In this era of globalization, many of us have multi- or bi-cultural, multilingual or bilingual backgrounds, and even if we don't have such a background, we need urgently to understand the experiences of people who do. You will very likely work outside the United States at some point in your future; you will almost certainly work with people who speak more than one language, whose ancestry or origins are in a country other than the U.S., who have crossed borders of nation, language, culture, clas
Israel: History, Politics, Culture, and Identity, Spring 2011
The course provides the students a basic understanding of modern Israeli history, politics, culture and identity through lectures, discussions and projects. Among the topics to be explored are: ideational, institutional and material foundations of the state of Israel; Israeli national identity, Israeli society, economy, and foreign and security policies.
Virtual Graffiti Three-Dimensional Paint Tools for Conceptual Modeling in Upfront
This chapter describes several limitations present in current 3-D programs used for conceptual design and then introduces a new threedimensional paint tool, as implemented in a beta version of Alias Upfront, that attempts to deal with some of those limitations.
University of Memphis 2012 Employee Service Awards Twenty Five Year Category.
University of Memphis 2012 Employee Service Awards Twenty Five Year Category. Celebrating You! A Special Centennial Celebration October 24, 2012
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The gun is part of America's creation story. Gunsmith George Suiter describes the technology of this potent tool.
Amazing collection of Titanic information and Teaching Resources Ultimate Titanic has appeared just in time for the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. It is specifically designed for te
Ultimate Titanic has appeared just in time for the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. It is specifically designed for te
This report outlines the process and findings from an innovative project for students. This work was part of the curriculum and involved students working with West Yorkshire Police as part of the safer Leeds project in designing and making a film for students n crime prevention and personal safety in Leeds
Top 25 Japanese Questions You Need to Know #3 - Where do you live? in Japanese
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You’re looking forward to eating at your favorite Japanese restaurant, but it’s not just because of the delicious meal you’re sure to eat there. You’re also hoping you get the chance to use the Japanese skills you’ve been learning lately! In this lesson, you will learn the question Where do you live? [...]