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Last Class

For our last class I would like to just go over the main things that we should carry away from this class. It would be nice to go over the main themes of the class as well.

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Archivist

The career that I explored was the career of an archivist here at George Mason. Archivists are people who work to keep and build up archives with important information that can be used later. They help preserve special documents so … Continue reading

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HistoryWired

The HistoryWired website, which represents the Exhibits, Films, Scholarship, and Essays genre, is an online collection of artifacts that are part of the Smithsonian’s collection. Some cannot be seen in public while others can. The interactive map was annoying and did … Continue reading

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The Swedish Meteor

The article I chose to read was “The Blazing Career and Mysterious Death of ‘The Swedish Meteor’” by Mike Dash on Smithsonian Magazine website. The very interesting article discusses the reign and violent death of Sweden’s Charles XII. Charles ruled Sweden from 1697 … Continue reading

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Film Producers

After skimming the chapter on film and movie production I realized that that may be an interesting career path. I enjoy watching historically influenced movies and it would be interesting to try to create something that could interest others in history. … Continue reading

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