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Color map of a portion of Greece, which some locations marked by red and green squares

Travels Through Greco-Roman Antiquity

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This website is an excellent primer into ancient Greek and Roman places and events, with references to other sources and maps that may aid in reconstructions of the area.
Treaty of Versailles

Treaty of Versailles

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The Treaty of Versailles at the end of World War I was intended to usher in a world of peace based on the principle of national self-determination. World War II broke out 20 years later.

Tyranny Tremble

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A very potent image associating France's revolutionary war with an attack on tyrants. Contemporaries would have understood the target, "tyrants," to be the monarchs.

UN Security Council on the Civil War in Yugoslavia

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In 1990, the Yugoslav Communist Party divided into several separate parties, one for each of the six Yugoslav Republics. Tensions among the ethnic groups of Yugoslavia, divided among the republics, led to an outbreak of a civil war in 1991. In order to prevent a general escalation of the violence throughout the Balkan region, the United Nations Security Council committed its resources to... Read More »

United Nation's Evaluation of the Peacekeeping Process in Yugoslavia

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In 1990, the Yugoslav Communist Party divided into several separate parties, one for each of the six Yugoslav Republics. Tensions among the ethnic groups of Yugoslavia, divided among the republics, led to an outbreak of a civil war by 1991. In order to prevent a general escalation of the violence throughout the Balkan Region, the United Nations' Security Council committed its resources to... Read More »

The image shows the UNICEF logo depicting in solid blue a parent holding a child in front of a sphere marked with latitude and longitude lines representing the globe.

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

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Teachers of modern history and regional or world geography will find a wealth of primary sources on this site that can contribute to filling in a realistic picture of children's situations and the economic, public health, scientific, social, cultural, and political issues that affect them, as well as initiatives of remarkable creativity that are currently being employed to address them.
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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For teachers and students, the sections dealing with the history of the holocaust, education, research, and contemporary genocides are the most valuable.

Uruguayan Jail Cell Door

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The nation of Uruguay was ruled by a military dictatorship from 1973 to 1986. During this period, harsh military regimes dominated many South and Central American countries. For more than a decade in Uruguay, government and military officials committed countless acts of kidnapping, imprisonment, and execution. Many of the victims were students, activists, and individuals who criticized the... Read More »

A nineteenth century Vietnamese banknote

Viettouch

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Some of the sections under the “Literature” and “History” categories are largely written in Vietnamese and may, therefore, be inaccessible to students. However, the vast majority of the site is in English and well worth a careful read.
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Vindolanda Tablets Online

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This website offers a complete archive of the tablets including text images, transliterated texts, English translations, historical and archaeological background, and student exercises.

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