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The following three lectures were originally delivered by Russel Tarr to students at the International School of Toulouse.
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Births (150 years ago today): 1867 - Yevgeny Miller, Russian general (d. 1938)
Births (100 years ago today): 1917 - Phil Rizzuto, American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 2007)
Births (50 years ago today): 1967 - Kim Issel, Canadian ice hockey player
Deaths (650 years ago today): 1367 - Jakushitsu Genk?, Japanese poet (b. 1290)
Deaths (400 years ago today): 1617 - Emperor Go-Y?zei of Japan (b. 1572)
Deaths (150 years ago today): 1867 - Oliver Loving, American rancher, co-developed the Goodnight-Loving Trail (b. 1812)
Deaths (100 years ago today): 1917 - Thomas Ashe, Irish Republican Brotherhood volunteer, and rebel commander (b. 1885)
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Model Essay: Assess the view that After initial failures, Kennedys handling of foreign policy grew increasingly successful as time went on
Advisor to the Kaiser! A new online simulation!
The Rise of Hitler Images
President Johnson An Introduction to LBJ
The Mystery of Pompeii: stand-alone lesson
Historiography: Historians on the Rise of Hitler
ClassTools.net Arcade Games: Kennedys Foreign Policy
Factual test Kennedys Foreign Policy
Classroom debate How successful was Kennedys foreign policy?
Escape the Room! Mission Havana, 1959
Escape Room: Mission: Galileo 1610
Printable Calendar of Historical Anniversaries 2017-2018
Recommended Films for the History Classroom
Rise and rule of authoritarian states: IB History Paper 2 sample question generator
Spotify Jukebox Songs for the History Classroom