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The vanishing animals that future generations will never see  - 1 views

  • “But there are conservation success stories. Mountain gorilla populations are increasing and we now have around 800 in the wild. Golden-mantled Tree Kangaroos also seem to be stabilising."
  • In Madagascar there are only around 100 blue-eyed black lemur left
  • In March a rhino was poached from a French zoo, the first time such an incident has ever been recorded, and demonstrating the demand for rhino horn
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  • there are fewer than 100 Javan Rhino
  • pangolins - the world’s most trafficked animal - were also in danger of dying out within a generation.
  • There are only 30 now left in the wild,
  • More than 23,000 species are on the IUCN Red List threatened with extinction, including 41 per cent of the world’s amphibians, 25 per cent of mammals and 13 per cent of birds.
Mr Maher

Annual Reports of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of the Finances - - 0 views

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    This site includes copies of Secretary of the Treasury reports from the 1780s through the present. What was the budget of the United States in 1800s? How much did the "Traiff of Abominations" raise? How much did the Civil War cost? How much did the New Deal cost? - answers to all of these questions cane be found in these reports. Setting students into these for "real" research may find even more.
Eric Beckman

Picturing US History - Irish Immigrant Stereotypes and American Racism - 5 views

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    Cartoon showing anti-Irish racism with image analysis
Bob Maloy

resourcesforhistoryteachers - The Dust Bowl - 0 views

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    Wiki page featuring teaching and learning resources for the Dust Bowl in the United States from 1930 to 1940.
Eric Beckman

'But what about the railways ...?' ​​The myth of Britain's gifts to India | W... - 2 views

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    Describes the many ways in which Britain impoverished and divided India
Bob Maloy

resourcesforhistoryteachers - Lawrence of Arabia and the Arab Revolt of 1916-18 - 1 views

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    A new page on the resourcesforhistoryteachers wiki about Middle East history focusing on T. E. Lawrence and the Arab Revolt
David Korfhage

Visualizing Emancipation - 6 views

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    An amazing digital visualization of emancipation events during the Civil War
Bob Maloy

resourcesforhistoryteachers - Mexican Immigration to the United States - 4 views

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    A page on the resourcesforhistoryteachers wiki dealing with Mexican immigration. Includes material on Mexican Repatriation in the 1930s and Operation Wetback in 1954 as well as other materials for classroom study
Eric Beckman

The East India Company: How a trading corporation became an imperial ruler | History Extra - 3 views

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    Magazine article on the British East India Company
Eric Beckman

Private, Public, and Vigilante Violence, Part 4 - AAIHS - 2 views

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    Academic blog post connecting Southern policing, white supremacist terrorism, and the post-emancipation history
Eric Beckman

Race, Racism, and the Middle Ages: Tearing down the "whites only" medieval world | The ... - 4 views

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    Introduction to a series of blog posts on the misuse and misrepresentation of medieval history by White Supremacists
Eric Beckman

Home: Political Posters, Labadie Collection, University of Michigan - 2 views

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    Large collection of digitized, radical posters
Eric Beckman

http://www.nationalgeographic.org/projects/out-of-eden-walk/#section-0 - 2 views

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    "Paul Salopek's 21,000-mile odyssey is a decade-long experiment in slow journalism. Moving at the beat of his footsteps, Paul is walking the pathways of the first humans who migrated out of Africa in the Stone Age and made the Earth ours. Along the way he is covering the major stories of our time-from climate change to technological innovation, from mass migration to cultural survival-by giving voice to the people who inhabit them every day."
Eric Beckman

February 2013: Liu Bang, from Peasant Rebel to Emperor | Origins: Current Events in His... - 1 views

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    First Han Emperor, short article
Bob Maloy

Maps of the Middle East - 7 views

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    A collection of colorful and detailed maps of the Middle East from the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at The University of Chicago starting in the 6th Century AD and going to the present day
kellieherbert

Festival of Hera - 0 views

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    UPenn Museum article on the festival of Hera and women's roles in it.
Bob Maloy

resourcesforhistoryteachers - The Trump Organization - 4 views

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    A page on the resourcesforhistoryteachers wiki exploring the business relationships of Donald Trump and the Trump Organization as a starting point for classroom discussion and study.
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