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Why Was Hadrian’s Wall Built? | Animated History

Why Was Hadrian’s Wall Built? | Animated History

The Emperor Trajan presided over the greatest military expansion in Roman history. When he died in AD 117, his successor Hadrian was left with the daunting task of defending the empire. Special attention needed to be paid to the northernmost frontier in Britannia where there was resistance from the barbarian natives. Hadrian came to Britain …

What Does A School Principal ACTUALLY Do?

What Does A School Principal ACTUALLY Do?

We are sure many of you at at least one point in your life have been sent to the dreaded principal’s office for some kind of classroom infraction. You know very well what the principle does then; he or she gives you a firm telling off, or perhaps he listens to your story and offers …

Geography Now! Germany

Geography Now! Germany

Alright! Lederhosen, schnitzel, beer, bratwurst, order, bread and beer, complicated history, beer, no humor, EDM, and gummy bears that will kind of like give you diarrhea but it’s like worth it. Ugh! Those are such horrible stereotypes that every German is so sick and tired of hearing. Want a gummy bear? ♫♫♫ ♫ It’s time …

This Will Revolutionize Education

This will revolutionize education. No prediction has been made as often or as incorrectly as that one. In 1922, it was Thomas Edison who declared that, “The motion picture is destined to revolutionize our educational system and that in a few years, it will supplant largely, if not entirely, the use of textbooks.” Yeah. And …

Lila Jane Werner Oral History

– My name is Lila Jane Werner, and we’re presently sitting at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hazeleton, North Dakota. – [Interviewer] Do you live in Hazelton? – I live on a farm three miles east of Hazelton on Highway 34. I’m not on a working farm, I have a nephew who does my …

A Mini Guide to Medieval Castles | Animated History

A Mini Guide to Medieval Castles | Animated History

A medieval castle had two purposes: it was both a fortification and the home of a lord. The first castles were just earthwork enclosures. Later, earth mounds and timber towers were built, forming a type of castle called a motte and bailey. However, the timber constructions were vulnerable to fire, so shell keeps were built …

A Brief History of the Normans | Animated History

A Brief History of the Normans | Animated History

So, who were the Normans? You might think they were French, but they were in fact descended from Norse raiders from Scandinavia. They settled in northern France in the ninth and early 10th century, calling their new homeland Normandy 150 years later, their leader, Duke William II, claimed he also had the right to the …