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  History of Europe - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Whereas the European Union started out as a loose economic alliance among European nations, the European Union took further steps to more closely integrate the member states, and make the EU into a more supranational organisation in the early 21st century.
As of 2004, the European Union is in the process of ratifying a new constitution, inducting additional member states (most of them in central Europe) and to consolidate various treaties.
History of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
open-encyclopedia.com /History_of_Europe   (3941 words)

 World History Compass Home Page
Provides scholars studying the contemporary political history of Iran with primary source material consisting of personal accounts of individuals who either played major roles in important political events and decisions from the 1920s to the 1970s or witnessed these events from close range.
History, culture, and literature of Arkansas and surrounding regions.
History and archaeology of the Spanish fort and town of Santa Elena on Port Royal Sound in South Carolina.
www.worldhistorycompass.com   (2385 words)

 Robert Blackey | Advanced Placement European History:An Anatomy of the Essay Examination, 1956-2000 | The History ...
For the third theme, questions focused on how European cities were changed by the Industrial Revolution; incentives to economic development between 1650 and 1800; motives for the European penetration of Africa in different time periods; and the social and cultural roles of hereditary aristocracy in the eighteenth century and of totalitarian elite in the twentieth.
Spanish history is likewise limited to the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, excepting one FRQ (1958) and one DBQ (1990) on the Spanish Civil War.
In contrast, virtually the full chronological stretch of the histories of England/Britain (along with Ireland rarely, but never Scotland or Wales), France, and the Holy Roman Empire/Prussia/Germany have comprised the majority of APEH essay questions, which again calls attention to traditional biases in the way modern European history is taught.
www.historycooperative.org /journals/ht/35.3/blackey.html   (9709 words)

 European History Guide to Research - Georgetown University Library
Medieval European history is included in the "Medieval Studies" guide.
Broad essays in the first volume explain the methods of social history, the sociohistorical periods into which modern Europe can be divided and the formative social and cultural influences in various regions or countries.
Most bibliographies on the history of a country are located in the stacks and can be identified using the catalog.
www.library.georgetown.edu /guides/eurohistory   (1684 words)

 Homework Center -European History - Homework Center - Multnomah County Library
History of the Carolingians and Charlemagne's conquests, his government, and the cultural activity in Europe.
The German Historical Museum of Berlin recounts the history of the separation of east and west Germany, the Cold War, and the wall that separated families and friends for decades.
The BBC presents the history of the famine, poses the question whether the famine was really artificial, the role of politics in the famine and more.
www.multcolib.org /homework/eurohist.html   (2562 words)

 Historical Archives of the European Union / CVCE - WWW-VL European Integration History - Index
European Integration is here understood as the process of political, economic and cultural integration and co-operation between various European countries in the 20th century - mainly in the period after 1945.
The European Integration History Index is a joint project between the European University Institutes Library, the Historical Archives of the European Union and the Centre Virtuel de la Connaissance sur l'Europe.
The European Integration History Index was maintained from November 1999 to May 2002 by Tobias Witschke, from June 2002 to September 2003 by Serge Noiret.
vlib.iue.it /hist-eur-integration/Index.html   (377 words)

 Easy Encyclopedia - Online Encyclopedia. Knowledge is Power
The Middle Ages was the middle period in a schematic division of European history into three 'ages': Classical civilization, the Middle Ages, and Modern Civilization.
Most scholars who work in 15th century Italian history, for instance, consider themselves Renaissance or Early Modern historians, while anyone working on England in the early 15th century is considered a medievalist.
Others choose specific events, such as the Turkish capture of Constantinople or the end of the Anglo-French Hundred Years' War (both 1453), or the fall of Muslim Spain or Columbus's voyage to America (both 1492), or the Protestant Reformation starting 1517 to mark the period's end.
www.easyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/m/mi/middle_ages.html   (463 words)

 EUROPA - The EU at a glance - The History of the European Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A number of European leaders became convinced that the only way to secure a lasting peace between their countries was to unite them economically and politically.
Originally, the members of the European Parliament were chosen by the national parliaments but in 1979 the first direct elections were held, allowing the citizens of the member states to vote for the candidate of their choice.
The European Union welcomed ten new countries in 2004: Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.
europa.eu.int /abc/history/index_en.htm   (879 words)

 QUIZ ON EU HISTORY - Virtual School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
What began as a club of six rich West European countries, joined by the horrors of a just finished war, is due soon to number 25, up to—indeed, with the Baltic States, into—the edges of the former Soviet Union.
As a result, the European Union was born.
It was established in the Single European Act and its funding is going to be dramatically increased when the upcoming enlargement of EU to Central and Eastern European countries was accomplished.
www.en.eun.org /eun.org2/eun/en/vs-civics/content.cfm?lang=en&ov=22210   (884 words)

 Best of History Web Sites: Early Modern Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hosted by the University of Toronto, the CRRC is a research centre with a library devoted to the study of the period from approximately 1350 to 1700.
They began with the premise that the texts of the period could not be taught successfully without a working knowledge of the religions beliefs and controversies of the period and an array of strategies for bringing that material to life in the classroom.
Harmon is a veteran teacher of AP European History, AP US History and AP World History and is the creator and former moderator of the e-mail discussion groups in several AP disciplines.
www.besthistorysites.net /EarlyModernEurope.shtml   (7816 words)

 Social History fo Conjoined Twins
Throughout history, conjoined twins have appeared in myths and legends.
Two of the most scandalous and dramatic conjoined twins in modern history were undoubtedly Violet and Daisy Hilton, pygopagus twins born in Brighton, England on February 5, 1908.
According to the official biography written as part of their stage act, their mother was unmarried so the babies were quickly and quietly sold to a local midwife.
zygote.swarthmore.edu /cleave4b.html   (2609 words)

 WWW-VL History - Description of the WWW VL EUI European History Project
This page is the Home Page of the WWW VL European History Project at the EUI Library with the complete list of European VLs (Virtual Libraries) belonging to the WWW VL History Central catalogue at the European University Institute's Library (EUI), [http://vlib.iue.it/history/index.html].
Other VL on European History are part of the VL History Central catalogue and are also available using a European Map available below.
History of Slavery - Slave-Studies.net: Claus K.Meyer [Editor@Slave-Studies.net]
vlib.iue.it /history/europe.html   (267 words)

 Social Sciences & History Web
European Integration Current Contents, provides access to the tables of contents of journals relevant in European Integration research - law, human rights, economics, history and political sciences.
Maintained by the Academy of European Law at the European University Institute in Florence, the EU Center at Harvard and the Harvard Jean Monnet Chair at Harvard Law School.
The Social Sciences and History Web is part of the Western European Specialists Section Web of resources for West European studies.
gort.ucsd.edu /sdunlap/ssh.html   (282 words)

 Internet Modern History Sourcebook: Main Page
It is intended to serve the needs of teachers and students in college survey courses in modern European history and American history, as well as in modern Western Civilization and World Cultures.
To present a diversity of source material in modern European, American, and Latin American history, as well as a significant amount of materal pertinent to world cultures and global studies.
Although the history of social and cultural elite groups remains important to historians, the lives of non-elite women, people of color, lesbians and gays are also well represented here.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/modsbook.html   (951 words)

 Webquest - Jean Monnet's Life and European History
The European integration process is usually taught in schools in isolation, which turns this subject into quite a juridical and uninteresting lesson in the History Curriculum.
Nevertheless, European powers didn’t learn anything from the war: Germany was humiliated in Versailles and the winners, Britain, France and Italy, stuck to their nationalist and imperialist foreign policies without any European concern for our continent’s problems.
Quite a few Europeans drew from the war the conclusion that adopting the ideal of a united and peaceful Europe as a common project was the only solution to our continent’s problems.
www.historiasiglo20.org /pioneers/webquest.htm   (1059 words)

 European History
The Web Gallery of Art: is a European collection with good commentary on the works and the artists
The Voice of the Shuttle: a large collection of resources pertaining to Modern European History
European History Links: wonderful collection by period from Sue Pojer
home.hawaii.rr.com /historia/europa.html   (304 words)

 The East Central European Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The journal is meant to broaden the discourse on aspects of national histories that are undergoing change thanks to the availability of new documentation from recently opened archives.
It is a project of the Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences and Columbia University's East Central European Center.
The first oral history collection of the Parallel History Project of the Warsaw Pact (PHP), drawing on interviews with Generals Jaruzelski, Siwicki, Tuczapski, and other high-ranking Polish officers of the cold war period as well as on newly declassified documents in several specialized Polish archives.
www.columbia.edu /cu/sipa/REGIONAL/ECE/newintermar.html   (376 words)

 Timeline of British History
This is the first appearance of the name, Artorius, in history and some believe that this Roman military man is the original, or basis, for the Arthurian legend.
The theory says that Castus' exploits in Gaul, at the head of a contingent of mounted troops, are the basis for later, similar traditions about "King Arthur," and, further, that the name "Artorius" became a title, or honorific, which was ascribed to a famous warrior in the fifth century.
Constantine's move created a top-heavy structure that would quickly depart from its original purity; a church beholden to the state, out of touch with the needs of its adherents and concerned only with its own comfort.
britannia.com /history/time1.html   (1628 words)

 History and geography of Europe: maps and atlases
History and geography of Europe: maps and atlases
A sequence of 21 cartographic snapshots showing the history of Europe as a whole.
Every map describes with accuracy the European states at the end of each century from year 1 to year 2000.
www.euratlas.com   (170 words)

 The History Guide -- Main   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The History Guide has been created for the high school and undergraduate student who is either taking classes in history, or who intends to major in history in college.
The History Guide contains the complete content of three undergraduate courses in European history which will certainly be of use to those of you studying such topics at the college level or in A.P. European history classes.
If you are thinking of pursuing graduate work in history, then you should definitely read it carefully before you jump in over your head.
www.historyguide.org   (288 words)

 AP: European History
The outlined themes that follow indicate some of the important areas that might be treated in an AP course in European History.
The ideas suggested do not have to be treated explicitly as topics or covered inclusively, nor should they preclude development of other themes.
For this reason, students and teachers need to address periodization in European history and to relate periodization, as appropriate, to the following themes.
www.collegeboard.com /student/testing/ap/eurohistory/themes.html   (374 words)

 European History Sources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
See Ancient History, Medieval History, History of Science, British and Irish History, and World War II for other related sites.
Maintained by the Western European Specialists Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries.
Collection of 100 maps from the 18th and 19th centuries maintained by art history professor, Barry Berdoll at Columbia University.
www.lib.washington.edu /subject/History/tm/europe.html   (1816 words)

 WWW-VL Medieval Europe
Cambridge History of English Literature: Beginnings to Cycles of Romance (Vol.
Cambridge History of English Literature: The End of the Middle Ages (Vol.
A History of Rollon - Rolv Ganger -, King Sigurd the Crusader, Viking warfare and Normans
www.msu.edu /~georgem1/history/medieval.htm   (891 words)

 FEEFHS - Eastern European Genealogy - FEEFHS
It provides a forum for individuals and organizations focused on a single country or group of people to exchange information and be updated on developments in the field.
While it primarily serves the interests of North Americans in tracing their lineages back to a European homeland, it welcomes members from all countries.
The FEEFHS website has been named as one of their annual 101 best family history web sites in the August 2004 issue.
www.feefhs.org   (135 words)

 Contemporary European History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Contemporary European History covers the history of Eastern and Western Europe, including the United Kingdom, from 1918 to the present.
By combining a wide geographical compass with a relatively short time span, the journal achieves both range and depth in its coverage.
The journal regularly features contributions from scholars outside the Anglophone community and acts as a channel of communication between European historians throughout the continent and beyond it.
uk.cambridge.org /journals/ceh   (163 words)

 Milwaukee Public Museum -- Icons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
But today old Russian icons are recognized as works of art by art historians and collectors alike.
Other themes depict the history of the country and the exploits of the revolutionary leaders and heroes.
The figures depicted on those objects are as graceful as in the earlier icons, lacking only the halos and that unworldly look so unique to icons.
www.mpm.edu /collect/icon.html   (1615 words)

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