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How and why did Britain become the entre of a great empire?

In class, we read about how Britain was going through a trading revolution in the 1700s. Britain was becoming the world’s most powerful trading nation. We looked at this map: Trade in the British Empire in the late 1700s. But … Continue reading

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American Revolution by Lía, Margui and Fefi

Our history teacher, Mariana, assigned us a homework of a text of our history book in which we have to talk about the Impact of the American Revolution. And there, separate the text between short term and longer term.  This is a … Continue reading

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French Revolution – Read by yourself, read with me! Post 2

This is the second post on the French Revolution. Listen and read to the text fragments and then answer the questions at the end of the post as comments.   Questions on audio file 1: 1) What was the Estates … Continue reading

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French Revolution – Read by yourself, read with me! Post 1

Hello, Junior 7! In this very special post, we will try to build a transition between reading all together in class and following the teacher’s reading, and reading at home by yourself. After studying the American Revolution, we take a … Continue reading

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The American Revolution

Read the text and look for further instructions at the bottom of this post. In the 1770s Britain ruled large parts of North America as colonies. In 1776 a revolution began against British rule. The first thing we must do … Continue reading

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The Triangle of Trade

The Triangle Trade, also known as the triangular trade, is the name given to a system of trade that occurred during the colonial era in American History. New Englanders traded extensively, exporting many commodities such as fish, whale oil, furs, and rum. … Continue reading

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Who built the Industrial Revolution?

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The French Revolution

In class, we worked on the main facts about the French Revolution. Answer 1. Do you remember what the three colours of the flag meant? 2. Why did the revolution take place? (Name three important factors) 3. Watch this prezi … Continue reading

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History Presentation: Mid-Term Exam Due date: July 8 2013

Hi everyone! This time, the Mid-Term Exam will consist in a presentation (powerpoint, prezi, glogster) in which you will show how much you know about certain topics. Include: Unit 1 -The difference between Middle Ages and Rennaisance. -Martin Luther and … Continue reading

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Leonardo Da Vinci

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