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The World in Conflict

Student Weblinks

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WW I
(also known as the Great War)

World War I
Blank map of Europe 1914
Map of Europe Before WW I
Map of Europe After WW I
Talking map of Europe after WW I
Pictures from WW I

WW II

World War II
Research links
Background to WW II
National Archives info
Pictures from WW II
WW II Museum
WW II Timeline

Harry Truman's Decisions

Miscellaneous

How to sew on a button - video
German names
Free Clip Art
Background to Labor Unions
Should Christians Bear Arms?
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Find historical pictures
Paper Airplane Factory
Highlights of the 40's
Young Heroes
Online Rhyming Dictionary

Korean War

PowerPoint presentation
How to make PowerPoint work
Korean War - Frontline accounts
Harry Truman's Decisions   
  (including the firing of General MacArthur)

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Highlights of the 50's

Communist Countries

Current Communist Countries
Countries declaring Communism
   at some time in their history

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Man He Killed 
byThomas Hardy
(from Britain, written during WW I)

  "Had he and I but met
        By some old ancient inn,
We should have sat us down to wet
        Right many a nipperkin! 

        "But ranged as infantry,
        And staring face to face,
I shot at him and he at me,
        And killed him in his place.

        "I shot him dead because – 
        Because he was my foe, 
Just so – my foe of course he was; 
        That's clear enough; although 

"He thought he'd enlist perhaps,
Off-hand like – just as I –
Was out of work–had sold his traps–
No other reason why.

"Yes; quaint and curious war is!
You shoot a fellow down
You'd treat if met where any bar is,
Or help to half-a-crown."

Activities in Grammar Bytes:

Fragments
Irregular Verbs
Commas
Pronoun Agreement
Pronoun Reference
Subject-Verb Agreement
Word Choice
Comma Splices & Fused Sentences

The Cold War

Read a Cold War novel online
Cold War Museum
Cold War Spies & Espionage
The Bomb
An Interview with a POW
Interactive maps of the war
Cold War Lesson
Cold War Game

Other Cold War Games by CNN
Documents in the American Archives
The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962

Vietnam War

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