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Thermopylae: The Battle That Changed the World Senior Division Group Exhibit Process Paper Last summer, none of us had ever heard of the Battle of Thermopylae. Then we went to see “300,” a hit movie about the Spartans. We are well aware that movies often do not reflect
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history accurately. Still, it was this movie that sparked our keen interest in the topic. We were all amazed at the Spartans’ courage. The History Day assignment was a good opportunity to learn more, and if the movie was wrong, to set the record straight. We began our research during computer lab periods of history class. We soon discovered that “Spartans” is a popular subject on the Internet. Searching Google took us first to sites selling reproduction Spartan items from “300.” After we got past those, we found dozens of sites on ancient Greece, Sparta, and the Persian Wars. Many listed the Greek historian Herodotus as a primary source. They also linked to other sites. In this way we found important information at
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2010 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Shmoe during the Spring '08 term at Holyoke CC.

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