The Constitution of the United States (1787)

 The Constitution of the United StatesThe Bill of Rights & All Amendments (Preamble) We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain … Leggi tutto The Constitution of the United States (1787)


The crusades

(this post adapts materials taken from BBC Bitesize and What started the crusades In the Middle Ages, the Muslim world stretched from India to Spain, including Jerusalem and the Holy Land. It was scientifically and culturally ahead of the Christian countries of western Europe. By 1070, more and more Turkish nomads were settling in … Leggi tutto The crusades

Guerra e potere nel tardo medioevo

Politica e società nel tardo medioevo (beta version) Impero, Chiesa, Monarchie e Comuni tra il X e il XIV secolo

Slave trade and slavery

Here you can find a few resources about slavery and slave trade.   Slave trade (on BBC Bitesize) A few scenes from Amistad, a Steven Spielberg movie, based on the true story of the events in 1839 aboard the slave ship La Amistad, during which Mende tribesmen abducted for the slave trade managed to gain control of … Leggi tutto Slave trade and slavery

Hegel: Social and Political Thought

Extract from the article originally posted by the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy Hegel: Social and Political Thought Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831) is one of the greatest systematic thinkers in the history of Western philosophy. In addition to epitomizing German idealist philosophy, Hegel boldly claimed that his own system of philosophy represented an historical culmination of … Leggi tutto Hegel: Social and Political Thought

Les Annales, il sito

Il sito della celebre rivista fondata da Marc Bloch e Lucien Febvre. Tra le molte risorse ospita i link ai siti dove è possibile leggere la quasi totalità dei numeri e degli articoli. Fondée en 1929 par Marc Bloch et Lucien Febvre, les Annales illustrent, au-delà de ce prestigieux héritage, la recherche historique dans … Leggi tutto Les Annales, il sito

Telling the history of the American Revolution

(scroll to the bottom to find a collection of different resources telling the history of theAmerican Revolution.) LEAD UP TO THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR (originally poste by: For more than a decade before the outbreak of the American Revolution in 1775, tensions had been building between colonists and the British authorities. Attempts by the British government to raise … Leggi tutto Telling the history of the American Revolution

What’s Critical thinking?

32 Animated Videos by Wireless PhilosophyTeach You the Essentials of Critical Thinking originally posted on Online Courses, Philosophy| July 6th, 2016 by Do you know someone whose arguments consist of baldly specious reasoning, hopelessly confused categories, archipelagos of logical fallacies buttressed by seawalls of cognitive biases? Surely you do. Perhaps such a person would welcome some instruction on … Leggi tutto What’s Critical thinking?

About the Magna Carta

Click here to read the Magna Charta Libertaum.   2. A brief history of the Magna Carta (adapted from the original post by John (the Landless), the youngest son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, was not the first English king to grant concessions to his citizens in the form of a charter, though he was … Leggi tutto About the Magna Carta

A world of data

(originally posted on What does the world look like when you map it using data? Social geographer Danny Dorling invites us to see the world anew, with his captivating and insightful maps that show Earth as it truly is — a connected, ever-changing and fascinating place in which we all belong. You'll never look … Leggi tutto A world of data