WWI Overview

Here’s a great video that summarizes WWI from Ferdinand’s assassination all the way to the end.

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Elizabethan Clothing

While Ian Mortimer does an excellent job describing life in Elizabethan England, I thought that maybe some pictures would help for those of us who haven’t seen accurate Elizabethan dress before.

Here is one website walking through the steps of putting on an upper-class Elizabethan dress: http://www.elizabethancostume.net/overview.html 

What colors mean in Elizabethan commoners clothing: http://www.elizabethancostume.net/lowerclass/lcolors.html 

This is a Prezi presentation on Elizabethan dress (keep clicking the right arrow under the picture): https://prezi.com/9kl25x5fdafs/elizabethan-clothing-for-the-rich-vs-the-poor/ 

 

The World of Elizabethan England

To get a good idea about the world we are “time traveling” to, here are some helpful maps to give perspective.

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