Under the Redcoat
The Revolutionary War wasn't always a winning proposition for the colonists, explains Tim Sutphin. "Under the Redcoat" recalls the British occupation of Williamsburg.
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Looking after the neighbourhood (Introduction to government: Assignment brief 1)
Write a 250-word profile of a local councillor for Informer Online (University of Cumbria student publication), complete with a picture of him/her. The profile should be of interest and relevance to a student audience. The councillor may serve on Carlisle City Council or any other principal local authority. There does not necessarily have to be a news angle to this profile. Assignment 1 of 3 for the Introduction to Government module.
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Lesson #084, Thursday

essere = to be, stato = was

scrivere = to write, scritto = wrote

leggere = to read, letto = read

vedere = to see, visto = saw

bere = to drink, bevuto = drank

aprire = to open, aperto = opened

chiudere = to close, chiuso = closed

fare = to do, fatto = did

dire = to say, detto = said

venire = to come, venuto = came

rispondere = to answer, risposto = answered

chiedere = to ask, chiesto = asked

morire = to die, mo
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Caring for the Mentally Ill
Williamsburg's Public Hospital was the first facility for the treatment of the mentally ill in British North America.
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A Loyal Subject
Loyal subjects of the king walked among Williamsburg's revolutionaries. Colonial Williamsburg's Jack Flintom interprets John Randolph's allegiance to King George III.
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Tyne Bridge under construction AFL03_aerofilms_19820

TYNE BRIDGE, Newcastle. Site of the new Tyne Bridge, photographed here in October 1927, a year before official opening of the bridge - the approaches are well underway. Also shown are Robert Stephenson's innovative High Level Bridge (1849), and the Swing Bridge (1876) funded by Armstrong to replace a stone bridge that obstructed river traffic. T
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Prof. Nick Childs - 'History of Brass Bands - The Golden Period'
The repertoire played by bands has altered radically over many years. However, commissioning bodies have always been governed by a desire to attract the leading mainstream composers of the day to write original material for the medium. The so-called 'Golden Period', spanning the period between the Great Depression and the Second World War, encapsulates this ambition at its most successful. A sequence of seminal works, by John Ireland, Gustav Holst, Granville Bantock, Herbert Howells, and Sir
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Inaugural Lecture Prof Nick Frost - Assessing Modern British Childhood: research, policy and practic
This lecture explored the contemporary policy agenda for children and young people living in England. The major focus of the lecture was on the relationship between the state and modern childhood. The lecture then moved on to examine the state of contemporary British childhood. A series of recent research and policy reports have suggested that British children inhabit a world that compares negatively to children in otherwise comparable societies. Childhood and youth are also a high profile and
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Talk About the North - Dave Russell
REVISITING THE FIFTIES A Transitional Decade' The British Seaside in the 1950s Professor Dave Russell, Professor of History and Northern Studies and Q & A Professor Dave Russell, Professor of History and Northern Studies, Institute of Northern Studies, Leeds Metropolitan University Discovering the English North, 1957-1964
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Cornwallis' Sunken Fleet
A British flotilla from the Battle of Yorktown lies mired in a murky tomb beneath the tides of the York River. Underwater archaeologist John Broadwater dives down to Cornwallis' sunken fleet and shares his finds.
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Words ending in "ight"
A poem illustrating "ight" words like might, light, tight... This video has 3 small British children reciting the poem and could be used as a tool for rhyming beginners. (1:30)
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Jabreya Jones ELA 8TH GRADER
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Breast Cancer Awareness
A video of breast cancer
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Targeted drug helps Hodgkin lymphoma patients
An antibody loaded with an anti-cancer agent produced complete or partial remissions in 38 percent of patients with relapsed or therapy-resistant Hodgkin lymphoma enrolled in a phase I clinical trial, investigators report in the Nov. 4 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
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Extrait du film n° 2 - Holbein - Les Ambassadeurs - Rendez-vous avec la mort
Deuxième extrait du film : un portrait atypique... Acheter le DVD : http://goo.gl/cWtp1 La page du film : http://goo.gl/Eu6iH
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Klartext 2010-10-28
På torsdagen handlade Klartextt mycket om brott. En man i Örebro har erkännt att han på något sätt har varit inblandad i flera våldtäkter och försök till våldtäkter. Dessutom har polisen tagit fast en man i Malmö som är misstänkt för att ha skjutit två personer.
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Alternative Models Of Differential Pricing For Medicines
Each speaker on this panel proposes a unique approach to the problem of making medicines universally affordable. Dr. David Meeker works in the area of rare diseases. Genzyme’s hormone replacement therapy for Gaucher disease, which affects roughly 30 thousand globally, costs $150k to $200k per year. For patients in natio
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Housing the Lowest Income Americans: The Past, Present and Future of Public Housing
Vale provides a historical overview of public housing in America and shares insights from his most recent book Reclaiming Public Housing. He shows provocative images from early advertisements to demonstrate some of society’s long held attitudes toward public housing and those who live in public housing. He analyses government pol
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ME++ The Cyborg Self and the Networked City
Throughout history, humans have created unique physical spaces in which to live, work and socialize. But the digital age has completely transformed the places in which we conduct our affairs, according to William J. Mitchell. We don’t congregate at the town bank any more for financial transactions. We visit ATMs or bank online.
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The University as Patron of Cutting Edge Architecture
(Part Two)

William Mitchell opens this session by describing MIT as an “enormously critical place.” The Stata Center, during its design and construction, fed the campus “attitude of not taking anything for granted and rethinking premises.” So it’s no surprise that debate and some sparring ensue during this spirited panel.
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