Learning Exercises

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The trials of the Africans on board the Amistad shaped national opinion about slavery and had increasing impact on... see more

Vice-President Aaron Burr is one of United States History's most controversial figures. The Burr Conspiracy Trial... see more

The events of the Boston Massacre contributed to break by the colonies from Great Britain. The Boston Massacre Trial... see more

Charles I of England, Scotland, and Ireland was a strong believer in the Divine Right of Kings and came into conflict... see more

The Trial of John Lilburne represents a milestone in the history of English Civil Rights and the gradual evolution of... see more

The Trial of Giordano Bruno raised the question of whether the Roman Catholic Church during the era of the Reformation... see more

Martin Luther, a priest, defied the Pope and demanded clerical reforms to save Catholicism. This site deals with his... see more

Joan of Arc was and remains a figure of historical curiosity. She was not canonized until the 19th century. France had... see more

The American Flag has become a more important symbol to the people of the United States since the events of September 11,... see more

In the 19th Century Lord Elgin removed the Marbles atop the Parthenon on the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. The Marbles are... see more

The Parthenon Marbles are the subject of international controversy because of the ownership question. Do they belong to... see more

This assignment for a composition class uses morals from fables to develop a thesis for an essay. It could be adapted for... see more

William Dean Howells and Mark Twain were two of the Gilded Age authors of the greatest importance. Howells was related to... see more

Most of the focus on the administration of President Rutherford B. Hayes has been on the election of 1876. This... see more

One of the most disputed elections in United States History was the Rutherford B. Hayes versus Samuel Tilden race of... see more

Shays' Rebellion in 1787 was a watershed in United States History recognizing the need for a stronger national government... see more

The Reform Act of 1832 opened the British political system to reform and probably saved Great Britain from the... see more

This is designed as a "blended activity" especially for use in Hybrid courses. The teacher introduces the website to... see more

Oscar Wilde was one of Great Britain's most famous playrights. However, his career and family life was destroyed by his... see more

The victorious Allies in Europe determined that the leaders of the Nazi German state should face an international... see more

A biographical introduction to President Theodore Roosevelt, the Progressive Movement, the Construction of the Panama... see more

This assignment explores how the South was converted from cotton plantations during the Civil War to cotton mill towns... see more

This assignment explores the decisions the new President Abraham Lincoln had to make concerning Fort Sumter. Course: US... see more

This assignment explores the institution of slavery in the United States as both an economic and a social system. Course:... see more