Empress Myeongseong (19 October 1851 – 8 October 1895), also known as Queen Min, was the first official wife of King Gojong, the twenty-sixth king of the Joseon dynasty of Korea. At the age of 16 she was married to the then 15 year old King. But, instead of being the demure queen expected of her, she was assertive and ambitious. She gave up many of the royal functions such as hosting tea parties for the aristocracy, and, instead, read books reserved for men only, teaching herself philosophy, ...
Purported Photograph Of Empress Myeong Seong (Not Verified)
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keun meori, and was worn only by royals. To achieve this look, a huge bundle of braided hair was first wrapped around the head, before a wooden attachment (carved to resemble hair) was affixed to it.
Empress Myeongseong, the last empress of Korea, with keun meori. The mother of all traditional Korean hairdos. On top of the eo'yeo meori, a gigantic addition called tteoguji (떠구지) is affixed for, um, emphasis. Originally the addition used to be made with actual human hair (!), but after the prohibition on wigs, it was made with wood carved and painted in black in order to make it resemble human hair. Apparently the wooden addition was actually lighter than the addition made with human hair.
Empress Myeongseong (19 October 1851–8 October 1895), also known as Queen Min, was the first wife of King Gojong, the 26th king of the Joseon dynasty of Korea. At the age of 16 she was married to the 15 year old King. Instead of being the demure queen expected of her, she was assertive and ambitious. She gave up many of the royal functions, and instead read books reserved for men only, teaching herself philosophy, history, science, politics and religion.
Great site with all kinds of link for crafts throughout history
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History Projects: Make an Egyptian Double Crown
The study of Medieval times is made even more fascinating with living literature and hands-on activities appropriate for middle school students!
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Free Middle Ages Unit Study for Middle School
Medieval Kingdom card game. Free printable. Help kids understand the status of people in Medieval society with a fun game! (This would be a great complement to a lesson on the feudal system.)
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a card game of some of the people in the Middle Ages, and players would have to put them in order from the lowest person in society (i.e. prisoner) to the mightiest and most powerful (i.e. the king)?
Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: Medieval Kingdom Card Game
Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: History Medieval Kingdom game
Teaching history through Netflix— documentaries and dramas about different time periods
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Yarns of the Heart: Using Netflix to Teach History. Great way to bring history alive! #Homeschool @TheHomeScholar
Teaching history documentaries and dramas about different time periods... (US)
This is a great list of history videos that netflix carries
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"Nellie" in the style of 1885 (paper doll) - Alpha Chi Omega
Antique paper dolls and paper toys to make - Joyce hamillrawcliffe - Picasa Web Albums
womens dresses (1885) history-historia
19th century style Dolls by Helen Page
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A Homeschool Medieval Feast That Won’t Stress You Out - could do all sorts of history dinners!!!
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A Homeschool Medieval Feast That Wont Stress You Out (Family Focused and CHEAP!)
Tips for Using The Story of The World
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Tips for Using The Story of The World--We are trying SOTW for history right now from the library, and I think we may add it. This has some helpful tips for getting the most out of it.
youtube link to a documentary on the Battle of Midway ... worth the watch if you enjoy history as I do
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Japan's War in Colour (Complete Documentary) - YouTube
CC2W16 Battlefield S1/E3 - The Battle of Midway. Can't make this link work.
Links to Downloadable Copies of WINGS OF VALOR Series
Free ebook. Volume I is the first in the series and covers the period from the Wright Brothers first flight up to World War I (the last chapter details the service and heroism of Charles Lindbergh and Eddie Rickenbacker in World War II.) This is a 251-page, full-color book complete with appendixes.
History of the First World War, 1914-1918 (WW1) - The Map as History
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The first world war : the Triple Alliance - the Triple Entente - Sarajevo assassination - …
Animated map of the beginnings of the war
Cycle 2 Week 14 &15 History. WW1 timeline by jimmiehomeschoolmom (C2, Wks 14-15)
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Industrial Revolution | Education | Learnist
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Industrial revolution lesson with video -- TEDed
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old fashioned trains | Experience the romance of old-fashioned train travel in Monteverde’s ...
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Cute Steam Engine Train
HowStuffWorks "How Steam Engines Work"
Steam engines powered all early locomotives, steam boats and factories -- they fueled the Industrial Revolution. Learn how the steam engine produces power!
Mike Mulligan, video about how steam engines work (Gotta remember to show my littlest grandsons. They'll love this)
This is a video that shows how steam engines work. In our unit, we discuss multiple modes of transportation that become popular during the Industrial Revolution, with specific focus on railroads and trains. This video could be played during a science lesson to explain what is going on inside a steam train engine. - LBK
How to make a model steam engine. Balloon powered. Cool science project to build with kids of for a science fair. Or just for fun.
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World's Greatest Invention: the steam engine Week 13 history.