World History teaching resources for the high school classroom: lesson plans, worksheets, quizzes and simulation games for KS3, IGCSE, IB and A-Level teachers.
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Events (200 years ago today): 1823 – Monroe Doctrine: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President James Monroe proclaims American neutrality in future European conflicts, and warns European powers not to interfere in the Americas.
Births (50 years ago today): 1973 – Lee Steele, English footballer
Births (50 years ago today): 1973 – Jan Ullrich, German cyclist
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery