Exploration and Explorers
This site looks at Europe's view of North America before and after Columbus, Martin Waldseemuller's 1507 map of the world, Diego Gutierrez's 1562 map of America, Spanish and Portuguese encounters in America, the Dutch in America, exploration and settlement of America from British and American points of view, Lewis and Clark, Henry Hudson, Jacques Cartier, and early images of the U.S.
This site looks at American political parties of the past, presidential inaugurations, images of presidents and first ladies, our first uniform election day, political cartoons by Herbert Block (Herblock) and Pat Oliphant, the 1877 electoral commission created by Congress to resolve the disputed presidential election of 1876, the 19th and 24th amendments (ending the poll tax and giving women the right to vote), and the Nixon-Kennedy debates.
Experiencing War (Voices of War): Stories from the Veterans History Project
The term “buffalo soldiers” dates to post-Civil War conflicts with Indians who granted the honorific to an all-black cavalry outfit. Buffalo soldier units served in the Spanish-American War, World War I, and the Italian campaign of World War II, when elements of the 92nd Division were the only black units in that war to serve in combat. The road to Italy passed through various posts in the segregated South and Ft. Huachuca, an isolated Arizona outpost where the 92nd assembled for the final p
Built in America: Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, 1933-Pres
The materials available in Built in America: The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) and the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) 1933-Present, provide an opportunity to develop critical thinking and creative writing skills. Descriptions and images of various buildings and structures in these collections provide the basis for research projects. Meanwhile, historic homes can serve as the catalyst for creative writing exercises and a discussion regarding the homes of authors such as F
Architecture and Interior Design for 20th Century America: Samuel Gottscho and William Schleisner
The Gottscho-Schleisner Collection is comprised of over 29,000 images primarily of architectural subjects, including interiors and exteriors of homes, stores, offices, factories, historic buildings, and other structures. Subjects are concentrated chiefly in the northeastern United States, especially the New York City area, and Florida. Included are the homes of notable Americans, such as Raymond Loewy, and of several U.S. presidents, as well as color images of the 1939-40 New York World's Fair.
Resources on Alaska History and Politics
This National Park Service website offers links to a variety of articles about the history and politics of Alaska. Users can download PDF articles about World War II in Alaska, the Alaska Goldrush, and national historic places. The site also features links to educational resources such as teachers' guides to teaching about historic places and culture.
Printemps Agile 2014 : 02 - Kai-Scène ou ce que j'ai appris de l'agilité au théâtre (Vidéo) Orateur Christophe Keromen Résumé La pratique artistique comme source d'inspiration de l'amélioration continue. Je ...
Dans son ouvrage Coaching agile Teams, Lyssa Adkins mentionne au sujet du coach agile : "Nous apportons aux équipes nos compétences dans plusieurs disciplines connexes". Quelles compétences avons-nous acquises dans notre parcours de vie qui peuvent renforcer notre agilité professionnelle ?
La pratique artistique comme source d'inspiration de l'amélioration continue.
Get Body Smart
Review and quizzes of bodily functions, systems, and anatomy. Good for studying specific parts of anatomy.
Sesame Street: Brush
Video includes several short scenes about brushing teeth with songs and music
International Relations in a Post-Hegemonic Age
The academic study of International Relations has, since since its emergence after World War I, sought to combine the development of theoretical frameworks with an engagement, of greater or lesser immediacy, with the changing course of international events. Empire, World War, Cold War and post-1991 US hegemony have all been objects of its concern. Today, oscillating at times uneasily between the enticements of abstraction, and the rush of actuality, the discipline faces a major opportunity, to p
A structural decomposition of the marriage premium
This thesis examines the wage gap among married and never married men. It is generally accepted that married men will have higher earnings than never married men. An income determination model was created to control for individual, structural, and gender level components. Theories were utilized for each model segment and provide a foundation from which this thesis builds upon. Through univariate, bivariate, and multivariate statistical analysis it was found that net of other factors married men
Daniel Ellsberg: Secrecy, Freedom and Empire
In 1971, foreign-policy analyst Daniel Ellsberg became the most important whistleblower of the 20th century when he leaked the Pentagon Papers to the national media -- setting in motion a chain of events that unraveled the Nixon presidency and eventually brought an end to the Vietnam War. On Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002, in UC Berkeley's Zellerbach Hall, he told his inside story and, with a panel of noted scholars, discussed how the lessons of the Vietnam era apply today.
Geometry of nonlinear connections
We show that locally diffeomorphic exponential maps can be defined for any second-order differential equation, and give a (possibly nonlinear) covariant derivative for any (possibly nonlinear) connection. We introduce vertically homogeneous connections as the natural correspondents of homogeneous second-order differential equations. We provide significant support for the prospect of studying nonlinear connections via certain, closely associated secondorder differential equations. One of the mos
Tutankhamun in 3D
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Martin Filler on Frank Lloyd Wright Longtime Review contributor Martin Filler talks to Deirdre Foley-Mendelssohn about Frank Lloyd Wright’s uniquely American architecture.
Longtime Review contributor Martin Filler talks to Deirdre Foley-Mendelssohn about Frank Lloyd Wright’s uniquely American architecture.
Tais-toi, Phénix! comment veux-tu que je voye venir...... c'est drôle, j'ai pourtant là
Printer's proof.,Handwritten caption.,A man is hunting in the snow with his dog.
A lecture by Kevin Rudd, Prime Minister of Australia
The Australian Prime Minister, Mr Rudd, was elected to office in November last year and moved quickly to ratify the Kyoto Protocol and deliver a national apology to the Stolen Generations of Indigenous Australians. He has identified fighting inflation, acting decisively on climate change, improving the health and hospital system, investing in education and putting fairness back into Australian workplaces as his Government's key priorities. Mr Rudd has said that his Government's mandate is to bui
Oversized Materials undated, 1860-1880
Oversized materials is the digitized contents of two boxes (OS1 and OS2) that consist of correspondence, clippings, printed materials from Box 2, Folders 12, 13 and 17 as well as Box 4, Folders 1 and 8.,The digitization of the Board of Delegates of American Israelites records at the Center for Jewish History was supported in part by funds from the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) through the New York State Regional Bibliographic Databases Program.,Oversized materials is the digitize
Treaty of Friendship, Limits, and Navigation Between the United States of America and the King of Sp
Box 4, Folder 11 contains a reprinted copy of the Treaty of Friendship, Limits, and Navigation Between the United States of America and the King of Spain, originally signed in October 27, 1795.,The digitization of the Board of Delegates of American Israelites records at the Center for Jewish History was supported in part by funds from the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) through the New York State Regional Bibliographic Databases Program.,Box 4, Folder 11 contains a reprinted copy o
Tarshish, Allan, "Rabbinical Thesis: Board of Delegates of American Israelites (1859-1878)" (Box 4,
Box 4, Folder 10 contains the rabbinical thesis of Allan Tarshish, written in 1932 concerning the Board of Delegates.,The digitization of the Board of Delegates of American Israelites records at the Center for Jewish History was supported in part by funds from the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) through the New York State Regional Bibliographic Databases Program.,Box 4, Folder 10 contains the rabbinical thesis of Allan Tarshish, written in 1932 concerning the Board of Delegates.,Di