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  • Bhutan During The Late 19th Century
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    Bhutan World History Period 4 By: Chris Murphy Fact Sheet Area: 18,147 square miles Population: 1,660,000 Capital: Thimphu (pop. 20,000) Languages: Dzongkha (official) Guru ng, Assamese Ethnic make-up: B hote 60%, Nepalese 25%Religion: Buddhist (state religion 75%) Hindu 25%Currency: Indian rupee Literacy rate: 15%Imports: gasoline, fabrics, light equipment Exports: timber, rice, coal, fruit Trading partners: India (Bhutan, 740) Climate and Geography Bhutan is a small country located in the Hima...
  • 20th Century From The 17th Century Europe
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    Europe 1600's-1900's From the Romanov Dynasty of Russia in 1617 to the Second Socialist International in 1914 Europe underwent Scientific, , Industrial, and political revolutions, which all contributed to a new europe being formed. Over the span these four centuries Eroupes changes were dramatic al. Many wars and political groups and arrangements changed views on education, the rights, of men and women, class distinctions were altered, and peoples way of thinking differed greatly in the 20th cen...
  • First Century Of The Virginia Colony
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    It's 1607, Jamestown, and you are there... Relive the adventure of 1607 when 104 Englishmen dropped anchor and began to build America's first permanent English colony in Jamestown, Virginia. Explore life at the dawn of the 17th century inside the palisade of a re-created colonial fort, discover the world of Pocahontas in the Powhatan Indian village, and experience the four-month passage to the New World on board re-creations of the three ships that brought the settlers to Virginia. Extensive ind...
  • Early Modern Europe
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    In a history class last year, I was made aware of a movement from some radical feminist groups that claimed the slaughter of innocent women in the 16th and 17th century witch trials as a parallel to the misogynistic persecution they perceive as an integral part of culture today. The use of the inquisition of witches as an analogy for the contemporary subjugation of women is a historical due to the evolution of the social dynamics that occurred between the 16th and 20th centuries. The political c...
  • Glikl And Marie
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    Two Lives Reflect Gluck el von Hamel n or Glikl and Marie de L Incarnation lived mirror like lives in Women on the Margins: Three Seventeenth Century Lives by Natalie Ze mon Davis. The two women were very devout in their religion. They were both well-educated women. They were both motivated women. They both broke the boundaries that women faced in the 17th Century. Glikl was a devout Jew. She married at the age of twelve as most of the Jews did unlike Christian women of the times that wed at 18....
  • Mid Century German Tenor Trombones
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    The trombone appeared after the mid-15th century, evidently as an advance on the Renaissance slide trumpet, and was possibly first produced by Flemish makers who supplied wind instruments to the court of Burgundy. Virdung's Musica getutsht (1511) includes a woodcut of a trombone that closely resembles the earliest surviving instruments - tenor trombones by Erasmus Schnitzer (1551; now in Nuremberg, Germanishes National museum) and Jorg Neuschel (1557; formerly in the Galpin Collection, now owned...

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