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Peter I: Tsar of Russia who reigned jointly with his half-brother Ivan V (1682–96) and alone thereafter (1696–1725) and who in 1721 was proclaimed emperor (imperator). He was one of his...

Peter I: Tsar of Russia who reigned jointly with his half-brother Ivan V (1682–96) and alone thereafter (1696–1725) and who in 1721 was proclaimed emperor (imperator). He was one of his...

Holy Roman emperor (1519–56), king of Spain (as Charles I; 1516–56), and archduke of Austria (as Charles I; 1519–21), who inherited a Spanish and Habsburg empire extending across...

Holy Roman emperor (1519–56), king of Spain (as Charles I; 1516–56), and archduke of Austria (as Charles I; 1519–21), who inherited a Spanish and Habsburg empire extending across...

Amistad mutiny: (July 2, 1839), slave rebellion that took place on the slave ship Amistad near the coast of Cuba and had important political and legal repercussions in the American abolition movement....

Amistad mutiny: (July 2, 1839), slave rebellion that took place on the slave ship Amistad near the coast of Cuba and had important political and legal repercussions in the American abolition movement....

Queen consort of Navarre known for her licentiousness and for her Mémoires, a vivid exposition of France during her lifetime. The daughter of Henry II of France and Catherine de...

Queen consort of Navarre known for her licentiousness and for her Mémoires, a vivid exposition of France during her lifetime. The daughter of Henry II of France and Catherine de...

From the acceptance of bribes to tax evasion, claims of corruption and scandal have featured heavily in recent news. But we mustn’t forget that corrupt systems and the unscrupulous individuals w

From the acceptance of bribes to tax evasion, claims of corruption and scandal have featured heavily in recent news. But we mustn’t forget that corrupt systems and the unscrupulous individuals w

Mary II, detail of an oil painting after Willem Wissing; in the National Portrait Gallery, London

Mary II, detail of an oil painting after Willem Wissing; in the National Portrait Gallery, London

Oliver Cromwell, painting by Robert Walker; in the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Oliver Cromwell, painting by Robert Walker; in the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Guy Fawkes, a conspirator in the Gunpowder Plot, being arrested while attempting to blow up the Houses of Parliament, November 5, 1605.

Guy Fawkes, a conspirator in the Gunpowder Plot, being arrested while attempting to blow up the Houses of Parliament, November 5, 1605.

Sir Walter Raleigh.

Sir Walter Raleigh.


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The Great Fire of London started in the early hours of 2 September, 1666 in…

The Great Fire of London started in the early hours of 2 September, 1666 in…

Most language teachers find that there is a bit of dead time during class. This may occur at the beginning of class, as the students are arriving; at the end of class, as they are thinking about leaving; and right in the middle of class, when transitioning from one lesson to another. During this dead time, the best option is to spend five or ten minutes on a short, interesting activity. Find some here!

Warm-Up Activities and Fillers for the French Classroom

Most language teachers find that there is a bit of dead time during class. This may occur at the beginning of class, as the students are arriving; at the end of class, as they are thinking about leaving; and right in the middle of class, when transitioning from one lesson to another. During this dead time, the best option is to spend five or ten minutes on a short, interesting activity. Find some here!

reading activity plot potluck

Practice Storytelling with a Plot Potluck!

reading activity plot potluck

Title: The Oliver Cromwell Website

Title: The Oliver Cromwell Website

Cromwell wearing armour PD

Cromwell wearing armour PD

"The Prayer Book of 1559 was the third revision for the Anglican Church, and was brought about by the accession to the throne of Elizabeth I and the restoration of the Anglican Church after the six-year rule of the Catholic Queen Mary. It was in use much longer than either of its predecessors - nearly 100 years, until the Long Parliament of 1645 outlawed it as part of the Puritan Revolution."

"The Prayer Book of 1559 was the third revision for the Anglican Church, and was brought about by the accession to the throne of Elizabeth I and the restoration of the Anglican Church after the six-year rule of the Catholic Queen Mary. It was in use much longer than either of its predecessors - nearly 100 years, until the Long Parliament of 1645 outlawed it as part of the Puritan Revolution."

Find out more about the history of Oliver Cromwell, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

Find out more about the history of Oliver Cromwell, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

#howancientegypt25 : Food in Ancient Egypt: History on the net

#howancientegypt25 : Food in Ancient Egypt: History on the net

Charles 1st execution - YouTube

Charles 1st execution - YouTube

Oliver Cromwell , Protector of England who led his 'Ironsides' in the English Civil War against the 'Roundheads' of King Charles I. Cromwell's victories enabled him to have the King tried and beheaded, after which he established a republic .Born on this day 25th April, 1599

Oliver Cromwell , Protector of England who led his 'Ironsides' in the English Civil War against the 'Roundheads' of King Charles I. Cromwell's victories enabled him to have the King tried and beheaded, after which he established a republic .Born on this day 25th April, 1599

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