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The Beginnings of Ou Global Age: EuropeThe Beginnings of Ou Global Age: Europe
Islands. Three years later, a single battered ship limped back into a Spanish harbor. On board were just 18 malnourished, skeletal sailors, so weak they could barely walk. Magellan and all but one of the ship's fficers had perished
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The Age of Absolutism jry ~ ~ audio a child Becomes King In 1643, the five-year-old heir to the French crownThe Age of Absolutism jry ~ ~ audio a child Becomes King In 1643, the five-year-old heir to the French crown
Despite this quiet beginning, Louis XIV proved to be a strong, able ruler who came to symbolize the period of absolute monarchy we now call the "Age of Absolutism." Listen to the Witness History audio to hear more about this powerful king
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While some British politicians opposed the reforms, most sided in favor of reforming Parliament to make it more representative of the nation's growing industrial population
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Enlightenm and Revolution 1700-1850 russian empireEnlightenm and Revolution 1700-1850 russian empire
Encyclopedia, which was published between 1751 and 1772. This work was a forum for Enlightenment thinkers such as Montesquieu, Rousseau, and Voltaire. These thinkers believed that with the power of reason
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The Beginnings of Our Global Age: EuropeThe Beginnings of Our Global Age: Europe
By the 1400s, the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan was one of the largest and most well-planned cities in the world. Aztec wealth had provided clean streets, beautiful gardens, and
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Louis heard the news, he exclaimed, "Then it's a revolt?" "No, sire," replied the duke bearing the news, "it's a revolution!" The French Revolution had begun. Listen to the Witness History audio to hear more about the fall of the Bastille
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The Enlightenment and the American Revolution (1700-1800)The Enlightenment and the American Revolution (1700-1800)
Encyclopedia, which was published between 1751 and 1772. This work was a forum for
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Witness history 40 audioWitness history 40 audio
In 1871, a delegation of Japanese officials journeyed to the United States with the goal of learning as much as possible about Western culture and technology
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While the American Revolution and the French Revolution were being fought in the late 1700s, another kind of revolution took hold in Britain. Though not political, this revolution—known as the Industrial
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World War I and the Russian RevolutionWorld War I and the Russian Revolution
Canadian John McCrae served as a military doctor on the Western Front in World War I. In 1915, McCrae wrote the following poem in the voice of those he had watched die
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Nazi GermanyNazi Germany
Martin Niemoller, a Lutheran minister, preached against ruthless Nazi policies and was ultimately jailed. He later observed
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A city Lies in RuinsA city Lies in Ruins
Approaching the city, the bombers press on through flak—anti-aircraft fire from the ground—"so thick you can walk on it." Then, bomb bay doors open, and their payloads rain down on the city
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Nationalism and Revolution AroundNationalism and Revolution Around
This Mexican peasants' song from the early 1900s reflected many Mexican's desire for change under the rule of the dictator Porfirio Diaz
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