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Doug Nicholls leads a protest in 1965 against plans to remove the Aboriginal people from the Lake Tyers Mission in Victoria.

Temple of Horus at Edfu, Egypt

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Ancient Egypt
Battle of Kadesh
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Ancient Egypt

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Ancient Egypt: Three periods
Battle of Kadesh
Pyramids of Giza

TABLES
Important dates in ancient Egypt's history

TIMELINES
History of Ancient Egypt
Advances in Archaeology

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The Rosetta Stone
Egyptian Contract of Marriage

SPECIAL REPORTS
Medical Tales from the Crypt

QUESTIONS
1. Why did the ancient Greek historian Herodotus call Egypt "the gift of the Nile"?
2. What were some achievements of the ancient Egyptians?
3. Why did the ancient Egyptians make mummies?
4. What was the Amarna Revolution?
5. Why did the Egyptians build pyramids?
6. What discovery led to the deciphering of the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics in modern times?
7. When did ancient Egypt reach the height of its power?
8. What did the ancient Egyptians call their country? Why?
9. From where does our knowledge of ancient Egypt come?
10. What was the chief industry in ancient Egypt?

Solid waste, such as the garbage dumped near a city sewer,shown here,is probably the most visible kind of environmental pollution.

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Air pollution
Ocean pollution
Water pollution
How water pollution occurs
Pollution from solid waste

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How polluted are the oceans?
Why are so many rivers polluted?
Paper recycling
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Environmental Pollution

QUESTIONS
1. How can consumers encourage manufacturers to produce less-polluting products?
2. What causes most air pollution?
3. What natural processes cleanse water systems?
4. How does the desire for convenience contribute to environmental pollution?
5. What are some ways governments work to control pollution?
6. Why is solid waste difficult to eliminate?
7. How does population growth contribute to environmental pollution?
8. How does population growth contribute to environmental pollution?
9. What are the hazards and benefits of ozone in the atmosphere?
10. How can businesses help reduce pollution?

Mao Zedong led the long struggle that made China a Communist nation in 1949.

The Ottoman Empire under Sultan Suleyman I dominated much of Europe and North Africa. Suleyman led Muslim armies as far west as the walls of Vienna, shown here, in 1529.

This painting shows revolutionary leader V. I. Lenin, who would rule Russia as a dictator until his death, addressing government officials.

In this 1965 photograph, helicopters fire into the trees to provide cover for advancing South Vietnamese troops during an attack on a Viet Cong encampment.

German troops in action during World War II

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World War II
Adolf Hitler
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Rats of Tobruk

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World War II overview
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Warsaw ghetto

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WWII: Europe and Northern Africa
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Adolf Hitler
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When the World Went Cold

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World War II Europe
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Germany's Fighting Machine

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World War II: War in Europe

Hitting the beach on D-Day

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Hitting the beaches on D-Day

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Invasion of France
How was D-Day conceived?
Why was D-Day so important?
What would have happened if D-Day had failed?

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A German view of D-Day

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World War II (1944)

Battle of Midway