sábado, 1 de mayo de 2010

Industrial change

Here are two images of our best painters showing how spinning was made before sophisticated machines were created in the UK. Compare them with the woman at the Spinning jenny in your books.

sábado, 10 de abril de 2010

Leapfrogging plan

Maybe this map can explain this strategy. Look at the american and the Japanese flags.

jueves, 4 de marzo de 2010

Francesc Boix photographer

Francesc Boix: Barcelona 1920- Paris 1951 He fought in the Spanish Civil War, and after the victory of Franco was sent to Mauthausen a nazi concentration camp. While in the camp he took hundreds of photographs. These photographs were an essential testimony in the Nuremberg Trials.

miércoles, 10 de febrero de 2010

Hitler in films

Films are an excellent way to learn history while at the same time seeing a three dimensional world you can feel, touch and comprehend. Here are a few suggestions of Youtube and a picture of a recent film the Downfall, depicting the last days of Hitler in his bunker. Comment on them please.


domingo, 24 de enero de 2010

Weimar Republic

What is the woman doing? Why? Who was that soldier you did not yet recognise in a WWI German uniform? Use the two webpages to answer the questions and to know about Weimar Germany and the beginning of the Nazi Regime

copy all the information in the second document and show it to your teacher

miércoles, 16 de diciembre de 2009

Stalin webpages

In the second page there is the possibility of listening to a real audio archive of Stalin.


domingo, 13 de diciembre de 2009

Rome a settlement

Using your coursebook and this image:
Create a document to send to your e-mail account or the teacher's
1. Provide reasons for the city of Rome being here.
2. Read the Legend in :
3. Comment on the validity of such a legend.
4. You can also investigate about the city of Cádiz in Spain, with another similar Foundation Legend.