Posts By: akinsell

Final Draft Plan: The Black Death

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Andrew Kinsell Title: The Black Death Class: EUH 2000, Western Civilizations I Introduction: The focus of my class on the Black Death is not the disease itself but the societal impacts the Black Death had throughout Europe.  In order to accomplish this goal I will include a short video and a primary source (Boccaccio’s Decameron). […]

Video Clip: Battle of the Somme

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World War I was the most futile war fought in human history. Millions of soldiers died in campaigns that saw little to no territorial changes due to the use of outdated tactics despite the addition of new weaponry. The attached video clip was created by the History Channel and provides an overview of one such […]

Infographic: Map of 3-Field System

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During the early Middle Ages agricultural production soared as the 3-Field System was emplaced. The 3-Fieldy System was far more efficient than traditional crop rotation as it allowed for the cultivation of 66% of the land instead of only 50% and allowed for two growing seasons instead of one. Not only did this system increase […]

Blog: History in the Crimea and Ukraine Today

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Understanding the complex relationship between Ukraine and Russia is pivotal to understanding the current unrest that is afflicting the area. In the blog “History in the Crimea and Ukraine Today” Professors Serhii Plokhii and Mark Kramer discuss the economic dependence that Ukraine has on Russia and how the Russian government has exploited that dependence to […]

Most Popular Colleges Infographic

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Business Insider created a map of the U.S. that shows the logo of each university or college that received the most number of applicants for their respective state. You will see UCF, not UF, is the most popular school in Florida. Go Knights! http://www.businessinsider.com/desirable-college-state-map-2014-5