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1. Why has Germany taken so long to pay off its WWI debt? Germany is finally paying off World War I reparations, with the last 70 million euro (£60m) payment drawing the debt to a close.2. Briefing: Computer traders blamed for Wall Street crash 3. Germany still owes £50m in reparations for the First World War 4. Glorious 39's scorn for appeasement is unjustified #historyteacher (via activehistory.co.uk / classtools.net) 5. World War 2: Poland was conspiring with Nazis to destroy Soviet Union, Russia claims 6. Vladimir Putin condemns appeasement of Hitler on 70th anniversary of WW2 outbreak 7. EyeWitness Reports: Watching the start of World War II 8. Stalin's bid for a new world order 9. BBC Viewpoint: The Nazi-Soviet Pact 10. Treaty of Versailles: 90 years old this weekend
1. GCSE History: The Wall St. Crash
2. picturing the thirties
3. Fantasy Stock Market Game and Free Online Paper Trading at Wall Street Survivor
Births (400 years ago today): 1616 - Thomas Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and theologian (d. 1680)
Births (50 years ago today): 1966 - Allan Donald, South African cricketer and coach
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Undercover in Ancient Rome
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Using limericks as a revision tool
Counterfactuals in History
Who is your Historical Hero?
Compare and Contrasting the Rise of Dictators in Different Regions
JFK and the Diem Coup: To what extent was Kennedy responsible?
Kennedy and Latin America: The Alliance for Progress
The 1960 Election Campaign: The TV Debates and the Inaugural Address
JFK: Introduction and Overview
SOLO Hexagons: The Rise of Hitler
Model Essay: To what extent were conflicting views about Germany the main cause of the Cold War up to 1949?
Cold War Historiography