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History of Chinese Literature
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History of Chinese Literature

Ancient Chinese literature developed following the evolution of script which evolved from divination practices of the Shang Dynasty (1600-1046 BCE...
The Bear Man
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The Bear Man

The Bear Man is a Pawnee legend exemplifying the Native American understanding of the natural world and serving as an origin tale for the Bear Dance...
The Boy Who Was Sacrificed
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The Boy Who Was Sacrificed

The Boy Who Was Sacrificed is a legend of the Pawnee nation highlighting the belief that everything happens for a reason according to the will of Ti-ra'wa...
The Bombing of Berlin
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The Bombing of Berlin

The bombing of Berlin, aka the Berlin Air Offensive or Battle of Berlin (Air), was a sustained bombing campaign on the German capital by the British...
Twelve Famous Native American Women
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Twelve Famous Native American Women

Native American women are traditionally held in high regard among the diverse nations, whether a given people are matrilineal or patrilineal. Traditionally...
Weapons in the American Revolution
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Weapons in the American Revolution

The American Revolutionary War (1775-1783) was a long and bitter conflict fought between Great Britain and its thirteen North American colonies over...
The Arthurian Legend
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The Arthurian Legend

The Arthurian Legend developed in Europe between c. 830, when the Welsh historian Nennius first mentions King Arthur through c. 1469 when Sir Thomas...
How the World Was Made: A Cherokee Creation Story
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How the World Was Made: A Cherokee Creation Story

How the World Was Made is a creation story of the Cherokee nation, which, like many such tales of the Native peoples of North America, begins with a...
Hittite Diplomacy & the Treaty of Kadesh
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Hittite Diplomacy & the Treaty of Kadesh

This lesson plan will allow students to answer the following questions: Who were the Hittites and how did they impact the Ancient Near East...
The Schweinfurt-Regensburg Raids
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The Schweinfurt-Regensburg Raids

The Schweinfurt-Regensburg raids in Germany were a series of attacks by B-17 Flying Fortress and B-24 Liberator bombers of the United States Air Force...
John Hancock
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John Hancock

John Hancock (1737-1793) was a merchant, politician, and Founding Father of the United States, who helped lead the Patriot movement during the American...
B-17 Flying Fortress
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B-17 Flying Fortress

The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress was a four-engined heavy bomber plane used by the air forces of the United States and Britain during the Second World...
Religions of the World
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Religions of the World

Religion has always been an integral aspect of the human condition. Archaeological evidence strongly suggests religious practices dating back to c...
Chinese Philosophy
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Chinese Philosophy

Ancient Chinese Philosophy developed during the Spring and Autumn Period (c. 772-476 BCE) and the Warring States Period (c. 481-221 BCE) in ancient...
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