Monthly Archives: March 2022

TRIVIA TRAIL: SMART PURCHASE

Question: What did the U.S.A. buy from Russia on March 30th, 1867? Answer: Alaska. Price tag: $7,200,000 (roughly 2¢ an acre). https://www.onthisday.com/photos/alaska-purchase

HISTORY SHARE: PETER THE GREAT

Russia’s imperial ambitions began with this fellow. Originally a child ruler – under a regent – he fared much better than some whose thrones came to them at a young age. (China’s Puyi, France’s Louis XVII, Scotland’s Mary I, and England’s Richard II, Henry VI, and Edward V spring to mind.) Younger Kids https://kids.britannica.com/kids/article/Peter-the-Great/353618 Older […]

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HISTORY SHARE: WW I & THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION

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HAPPY FIRST DAY OF SPRING 2022

HISTORY SHARE: CHINESE-RUSSIAN RELATIONS

https://academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Treaty_of_Aigun https://carnegiemoscow.org/commentary/60357 https://russiancouncil.ru/en/analytics-and-comments/columns/asian-kaleidoscope/a-brief-history-of-sino-soviet-union-russia-political-relations-from-1949-to-2019/

TRIVIA TRAIL: ST. PATRICK

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Question: What was St. Patrick’s real name? Answer: Maewyn Succat. But Patrick is just so much easier to pronounce.

HISTORY SHARE: STRATEGIC IMPORTANCE OF UKRAINE

To help kids understand why Vladimir Putin wants Ukraine so badly. Younger Kids Older Kids

HISTORY TIDBIT: BAHNHOFS MISSIONS

Many of the people currently fleeing the Ukraine are passing through train stations. In Germany, more than a hundred stations have an ecumenical Bahnhofs Mission dedicated to helping travellers in distress. The first one started up in Berlin in 1894, with more and more popping up in major stations in subsequent years. Not being big […]

TRIVIA TRAIL: THE HOLODOMOR

Question: What was the Holodomor? Answer: A man-made famine people in the Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and even some parts of Soviet Russia suffered through from 1932-33, due to Joseph Stalin’s collectivization policies. The photo above shows ‘Red Trains’ of carts taking peasants’ harvested crops to government depots and leaving those who grew them to starve. https://www.britannica.com/event/Holodomor

TRIVIA TRAIL: START OF COLD WAR

Question: Why do Russian historians cite March 5th, 1946 as the start of the Cold War? Answer: It was on this date that Winston Churchill made his famous ‘Iron Curtain’ speech.

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