The Salem Witch Trials [infographic] | OUPblog
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?
November’s Infographics & Interactives Galore – Part Two
There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.” You can see others at A Collection Of…
The Great Plague in numbers
In 1666 the Great Plague tore through London, wiping out nearly a quarter of its population. See how it spread, who was blamed and how many died in our infographic – packed with surprising facts and figures.
8 Gruelling King Henry VIII Facts
Excite and engage the audience with King Henry based facts in advance of London Dungeon's move to Waterloo. SMACK created a photographic style fact fi
Yuan Dynasty Inventions and Accomplishments - Vision Launch Media
The Yuan Dynasty was not a time of innovation. The Emperor had no desire in learning new things or trying to make life easier through inventions in some way. The Yuan Dynasty, in fact, is known more for expansionism than anything else. For that reason, the inventions that came forth from this period of time […]
The stories behind the world’s strangest flags
As surprising as this may be, the variety of colours and shapes found on flags are not only there to look pretty.
M.A.I.N. Causes of WWI (Student Reference/Handout)
An excellent resource for middle and high school history courses studying the M.A.I.N. causes of WWI. I have also enlarged this reference sheet to poster size and posted them around the classroom. Related WWI Products: M.A.I.N. Causes of WWI - Printable Booklet WWI ChoiceBoard Assignment + Rubric