Category Archives: history

This Haunting Animation Maps the Journeys of 15,790 Slave Ships in Two Minutes

Usually, when we say “American slavery” or the “American slave trade,” we mean the American colonies or, later, the United States. But as we discussed Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.slate.com This use of a map on the Slate platform is … Continue reading

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American Panorama is a series of interactive maps that let’s you explore American history.

a wealth of uses for this American Panorama is a series of interactive maps that lets you explore American history. Sourced through Scoop.it from: linkis.com In an age when mass migration has grown to epic proportions, the ability to see … Continue reading

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Amateur archaeologists are finding lost Roman roads using lasers

“Latest News – NEW ROAD DISCOVERED,” reads David Ratledge’s page on the Roman Roads Research Association. “After only 45 years of searching, I have at long last found the Roman Road from Ribchester to Lancaster!” Ratledge, an amateur archaeologist, has indeed … Continue reading

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