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Liberated Africans

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This website retraces the lives of over 250,000 people emancipated under global campaigns to abolish slavery, as well as thousands of officials, captains, crews, and guardians of a special class of people known as "Liberated Africans."
"The Radical's Arms" a political cartoon criticizing French Revolutionaries for the reign of terror by depicting two peasants with a guillotine before a burning globe

Liberty, Equality, Fraternity

Review
It is this type of versatility, coupled with the topical essays and the intuitive design of Liberty, Equality, Fraternity that makes this site a welcome resource for teachers of European history and world history (and their students).
Image of a bird formed from blue, green, and red beads.

Logan Museum of Anthropology

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With almost 5000 items digitised at the moment and more to come in the near future, this will definitely be a useful site to keep an eye on.
Title page of The Ancient History of the Maori

Long Teaching Module: New Zealand Childhoods (18th–20th c.)

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This teaching module explores how colonization shaped the nature of childhood in New Zealand both among indigenous populations and those of European descent. Read the essay below outlining the history colonization in New Zealand and the policies introduced by Great Britain in the 18th and 19th centuries that impacted the way children were raised and affected their engagement with and exposure... Read More »

Louis XVI distributes aid to the Poor

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Here Louis XVI is portrayed as a benevolent king distributing alms to the poor, an appropriate action for the "Father of his people." However, his rich fur–clad outfit contrasts with the abject poverty of the common people, suggesting to those inclined to be critical that the King did not understand the true state of popular misery during some of the 1780s, preceding the French Revolution.... Read More »

LSE Digital Library

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The LSE Digital Library is an important and valuable archive chronicling not just the history of a storied institution but also British and global history more broadly.

Macroeconomic Indicators in Czechoslovakia 1970-1990

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One of the many ways historians, economists, and other social scientists measure the health of a state’s economy is by examining changes in macroeconomic indicators over time. This chart shows changes in four of those measures—the gross domestic product (GDP), the rate of personal consumption, the gross rate of investment by the state in the economy, and the wages of workers—in Czechoslovakia... Read More »

Maguire Residence

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This mansion is one of the last remaining palace-like residences in Buenos Aires. It was built in the 1890s on a street with many other similar homes, Avenida Alvear. Many of these extravagant houses have been demolished or converted into hotels. Its architectural features combine Victorian, Gothic, and Renaissance influences as a reflection of the tastes of its former inhabitants, the Duhau... Read More »

Manifesto of the Enragés

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Jacques Roux, a former priest turned radical French revolutionary, became the leading voice for a group known as the "Enraged," because they expressed constant anger at the unfairness shown toward the ordinary, poor people who made up the bulk of the patriotic citizenry and whose plight Roux demanded the government redress by any means necessary. In this speech to the Convention on 25 June... Read More »

Map of Poverty in Mexico

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Maps are often designed to visualize more than just space and distance. This map, for instance, visualizes how poverty is distributed throughout the various Mexican states in hopes of identifying those areas most in need. The form of this map, or the artistic way in which the map is drawn, is meant to tell the story of how deeply the issue of poverty affects the people in each region. With the... Read More »

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