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Environmental lawsuits have proven to be an important way to help save the planet. This infographic reveals some of the most interesting lawsuits in history.
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Australia ~ Our Studies of the Land Down Under
We took two weeks to study the continent of Australia ~ and since I’m already behind in my geography posting, this post will have both weeks of our lesson
Kamfgruppe Von Doering, Sele-Calore corridor, 13 Sept. 1943
Leading tanks of the improvised Kampfgruppe approach the river Calore. At this point in the battle for the Salerno, all that lay between the Germans and the American beachhead were a hastily assembled line of American artillery and anti-tank guns on a ridge behind the river Calore. Rather than wait for infantry support Oberst Von Doering decided to attack using his armour, hoping to seize the two pontoon bridges that crossed the river, using speed and surprise. Unknown to Doering, the…
Assyrian Relief by Jade Koekoe -- This relief was found in Kuoyunjik (Nineveh ), Iraq (700-695 BCE) decorating a royal building of King Sennacherib . The archer is probably an Aramaean while the spearman could be from Levant . This image was taken at the National Museum of Australia in the travelling exhibition A History of the World in 100 (and 1) Objects.
The Stolen Generations Lesson Plan - English and History Mixed Together - Australian Curriculum Lessons
Summary of Lesson Plan: This lesson is an attempt at creating empathy for the Mothers who had their children forcibly removed. This lesson was originally designed for a Year 8 English Class but could also be adapted for other year levels and other Curriculum Areas, specifically History. It also covers Cross-curriculum priorities. This lesson has […]
They left out the best part! The Australian 4th Light Horse Brigade didn't have sabres as they were essentially horse-mounted infantry rather than traditional cavalry, so they charged holding their rifle bayonets like lances.
HMS Indomitable (1907) the first battlecruiser in the world, with HMAS Australia and HMS New-Zealand at the surrendering of the High Seas Fleet, 21th of november 1918.[2200x1812]
Post with 945 views. HMS Indomitable (1907) the first battlecruiser in the world, with HMAS Australia and HMS New-Zealand at the surrendering of the High Seas Fleet, 21th of november 1918.[2200x1812]