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  • Smithsonian: The Trail of Tears

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    native americans
    This clip from the Smithsonian Channel discusses the Trail of Tears and how it got its name.

  • Smithsonian: Women in Egyptian Religion

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    ancient egypt
    world history
    Examines the role of women in Egyptian religion, especially "God's Wife of Amun," the highest priestess in the Egyptian religion and temple estate at Karnak.

  • Smithsonian: Female Gladiators in Rome

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    ancient rome
    world history
    Explains how some women came to challenge and transcend the norms of Roman society as gladiators.

  • Smithsonian: Amun and Egypt

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    ancient egypt
    world history
    Covers the importance of Amun in Egyptian religious beliefs and some of the devotions undertaken for Amun.

  • Smithsonian: Akhenaton's Revolution

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    ancient egypt
    world history
    Examines the challenges to Egyptian religion and changes undertaken by the Pharaoh Akhenaten and his wife Nefertiti who tried to become the only link between the Egyptian people and the cosmos through their denial of polytheism.