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The Salem Witch Trials of 1692-1693 were by far the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft hysteria in American history. Yet Salem was just one of many incidents during the Great Age of Witch Hunts which took place throughout Europe and her colonies over many centuries. Indeed, by European standards, Salem was not even a large outbreak. But what exactly were the factors that made Salem stand out?

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The Salem Witch Trials of were by far the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft hysteria in American history. What exactly were the factors that made Salem stand out?

An American sailor passionately kisses a nurse as thousands jam into Times Square to celebrate the long-awaited victory over Japan in World War II.

The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History

1945 — V-J Day in Times Square/Alfred Eisenstaedt/The LIFE Picture Collection / Getty Images An American sailor passionately kisses a nurse as thousands jam into Times Square to celebrate the long-awaited victory over Japan in World War II.

"If we held one minutes silence for every victim of the holocaust... We would be silent for eleven and a half years"

"If we held one minutes silence for every victim of the holocaust. We would be silent for eleven and a half years" (while I haven't done the math.the statement is deeply saddening)

Marcel Vanderkindere’s image of a summer lounge in Belgium in 1895. #victorian #vintagephotos #history

A Look Inside Victorian Homes in the 1800s

Historical fiction books about women who changed history.

12 Novels About Real Women Who Changed History

This is a pin of historical fiction books about women who changed history. I think that this would really apply to Martha and motivate her being that she wants to become a police officer. This comes from a trustworthy website.

The Who's Who of WWI http://www.rosettabooks.com/?s=Churchill

Political map of Who's Who in World War I [infographic

Reference: History: Oxford University Press Releases Whos Who in the Outbreak of First World War Political Map/Infographic (Free)

Wow - Faith In Humanity Restored Don't know where to put this, but I don't really care. You have to see this.❤️

Irena Sendler -- brave and compassionate hero that should have been the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winner. Let me not get started with Obama getting a Nobel Peace Prize for absolutely nothing!

Today, Sept 9, 2015, Queen Elizabeth II surpassed Queen Victoria as the longest-serving monarch in British history.

How Do Britain's Two Longest-Reigning Monarchs Compare?

Today, Sept Queen Elizabeth II surpassed Queen Victoria as the longest-serving monarch in British history. My homegirls right here.

Oh, how ghastly! Learn more about Victorian history here http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|405131

Morbid History : The Victorian Art of Mourning

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The stories behind the world’s strangest flags

A really interesting breakdown of the worlds flags. This would be a good warm up activity for grades when discussion government, nationhood, and global issues.

There are many free genealogy sites available on the web. Here is a handy reference of 10 of the largest and most useful free family history sites from www.FamilyHistoryDaily.com.

10 Free Genealogy Sites: A Handy Infographic

10 Free Genealogy Sites Please note: StoryWorth ( on the graphic below) is only free for the first month. It's included because it is such a unique…

15 Haunting Photos Of The Romanov Family (via BuzzFeed)  http://www.pinterest.com/lisaapostole/old-photosphotos-i-like/

15 Haunting Photos Of The Romanov Family

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