Browsing: Timelines

This category includes chronological timelines for key topics in history.

A Brief History In 1987, after being petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, the Congress of the United States of America passed a resolution which designated the month of March as Women’s History Month.  As with Black History Month, which also originated in the United States, Women’s History Month has continued to be celebrated ever since it began and has similarly spread to various other countries around the world. Digging Deeper Below is a video timeline/playlist of women’s history: As we have seen in our timeline of women’s history, women have played many fascinating and critical roles in the story of…

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A Brief History This article presents a timeline of American history through the Civil War for History 212 Online.  Please click on any of the dates to learn more about that date’s events and please post a comment using the Disqus commenting system on any article you click on to let us know your thoughts about that historic event. Digging Deeper Module 1: Introduction, Jamestown, and Puritans On October 10, 1492, the famous first voyage of Christopher Columbus and his small fleet of three ships almost came to an end right at the point of “discovering” the New World. On October 12,…

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A Brief History This article presents a video timeline for students of American History through the Civil War (History 212 – Online) at Ashland University. For each date below, please click on the date to be taken to a video covering that date’s event.  After watching that video, please post a one or two sentence comment in the comments section for the video that demonstrates that you watched the video. These comments or “thesis statements” are 1-2 sentence summaries of the video. They should include the most important aspects of each video. In other words, the thesis statement should include…

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A Brief History This article presents a video timeline for students of The Modern Supernatural: From Gods to Monsters in Western History (History 296) at John Carroll University. For each date below, please click on the date to be taken to a video covering that date’s event.  After watching that video, please write a one or two sentence comment that demonstrates that you watched the video. These comments or “thesis statements” are 1-2 sentence summaries of the video. They should include the most important aspects of each video. In other words, the thesis statement should include the individuals involved, the…

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A Brief History This article presents a timeline for students of The Modern Supernatural: From Gods to Monsters in Western History (History 296) at John Carroll University. For each date below, please click on the date to be taken to an article covering that date’s event. Digging Deeper I. Course Introduction On February 16, 1923, King Tut’s burial chamber was entered for the first time in over 3,000 years! On June 8, 2017, we sit on the eve of the premier of the 2017 blockbuster monster movie, The Mummy.   On December 17, 497 BC, the Romans celebrated their Pagan holiday, Saturnalia, a…

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