Tag Archives: History

A Model Primary Source Blog: Paleo-Future

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By Adam Crymble Ever since burglars learned to perform effective aerial assaults, society has been in a downward spiral (see photo). It’s unsettling to know that someone can fly in, sneak down the chimney and make off with all your hard-earned space credits. Good thing at 122 years old, you’re now considered middle aged and have some time to recoup… Read more »

“Local Effort Brings Our Past to Life”: Halifax Chronicle-Herald

This post discusses a recent effort to bring the local history of an area into the history classroom and asks broader questions about the role of local history generally.

Live Blogging History: Accessible and Creative

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By Adam Crymble As I’m writing, there are only a few hours left in 2009. Last year marked the 400th anniversary of the founding of Quebec. This year, again an important Quebec anniversary came and went, but most English speaking Canadians probably didn’t even notice: the 250th anniversary of the Battle of the Plains of Abraham during which General Wolfe… Read more »