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Mandela's Widow Urges World: Put Egos Aside and End Violence
Mandela's Widow Urges World: Put Egos Aside and End ViolenceNelson Mandela's widow challenged world leaders celebrating his life on Monday to put their egos and partisan politics aside and honor his legacy by ending the "senseless violence" plaguing too much o...read more
Source: NBC Chicago
Published on Mon, 24 Sep 2018 15:25:00 GMT
The case for re-balancing, not re-writing, world history narrative
The case for re-balancing, not re-writing, world history narrative“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it,” Winston Churchill once said. As a modern day South Asian, who has grown up and lived most of his life in the Middle East, I always felt ...read more
Source: Al Arabiya News
Published on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:22:00 GMT
Snippets of History: It’s funny how a booklet from generations ago can open up new world
Snippets of History: It’s funny how a booklet from generations ago can open up new worldHistory about our hometown and families sometimes comes from the least expected places. One such place would be a booklet that was, at one time, mailed to all town residents. The “Statement of the Fin...read more
Source: The Day
Published on Mon, 24 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT
Greatest double feature in world history?
Greatest double feature in world history?Just when you thought it was safe to drive down Route 6, you see the giant Wellfleet Drive-In sign screaming out the news of what may be the greatest double feature in the history of film! This puts a...read more
Source: Cape Cod Times
Published on Fri, 07 Sep 2018 08:54:00 GMT
Aussie convict link to key moment in world history
Aussie convict link to key moment in world historyA CONVICT girl made good, reunited after three decades with the bastard son taken from her and shipped across the globe as a tot — a boy who became the only Australian present at one of history’s key ...read more
Source: The Daily Telegraph
Published on Mon, 03 Sep 2018 23:20:00 GMT
The way we're teaching world history is all wrong
The way we're teaching world history is all wrongEvery year, hundreds of thousands of high school students take Advanced Placement history classes in pursuit of prestige and college credit. Although classroom teachers have some autonomy in these cou...read more
Source: THE WEEK
Published on Sun, 05 Aug 2018 03:18:00 GMT
250 Years Might Return to AP World History Course After Criticism
250 Years Might Return to AP World History Course After CriticismThe code has been copied to your clipboard. The URL has been copied to your clipboard The College Board has answered criticism about proposed changes to the Advanced Placement World History exam. Educ...read more
Source: Voice of America
Published on Tue, 24 Jul 2018 15:31:00 GMT
Jesus, Genghis Khan and Joan of Arc Are Just Some of the Major Figures That Could Be Cut From AP World History Classes
Jesus, Genghis Khan and Joan of Arc Are Just Some of the Major Figures That Could Be Cut From AP World History ClassesSome educators are up in arms over a recent proposal by the College Board to begin the AP World History exam’s scope in 1450 instead of the dawn of civilization. In justifying the move, the College Bo...read more
Source: Time
Published on Mon, 25 Jun 2018 09:23:00 GMT
Beyond the Civil War: Event shows a “Time Line of World History”
Beyond the Civil War: Event shows a “Time Line of World History”MENANDS, N.Y. >> Event-goers can experience a whole lot of history this weekend at the annual Time Line of World History festival. Vikings, Romans, Native Americans and Pilgrims as well as soldiers fr...read more
Source: The Saratogian
Published on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 05:33:00 GMT
The Bible: Its impact on world history, its message for us today
The Bible: Its impact on world history, its message for us todayThis post was contributed by a community member. Join us each evening as our guest speaker, Mr. Eugene Higgins, presents the Bible’s role in shaping the history of our world as well as meeting our ind...read more
Source: USA Patch
Published on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 10:45:00 GMT
Abraham, Moses, David might get cut from AP World History
Abraham, Moses, David might get cut from AP World HistoryThe College Board recently proposed a controversial change to the AP World History curriculum: start at the year 1450, not the dawn of civilization. The idea, aimed at limiting the amount of material ...read more
Source: Arutz Sheva
Published on Tue, 26 Jun 2018 01:25:00 GMT