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Build an Impactful Poster
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How to Create a Research Poster
" ... The poster is usually a mixture of a brief text mixed with tables, graphs, pictures, and other presentation formats ... "
Middle School Database Search
The Vikings were a group of seafaring Scandinavian warriors who attacked and plundered the coasts of Europe from the eighth to the eleventh centuries C.E. While their ruthless tactics and willingness to target holy sites gave them a feared reputation across Europe, the Vikings were also accomplished explorers and traders who settled in many of the lands they raided. Read More ...
Vikings | GALE History in Context Database Topic
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Vikings | Britannica
"In the 9th century ad seafaring warriors known as Vikings began raiding the coasts of Europe, burning, plundering, and killing as they went. These marauders, or pirates, came from Scandinavia—what is now Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. The people who lived there were known as Norsemen, or Northmen ... "
Overview: The Vikings, 800 to 1066 | BBC
"The story of the Vikings in Britain is one of conquest, expulsion, extortion and reconquest. Their lasting legacy was the formation of the independent kingdoms of England and Scotland ... "
The First Vikings | Archaeology
"According to historians, the Viking Age began on June 8, A.D. 793, at an island monastery off the coast of northern England. A contemporary chronicle recorded the moment with a brief entry: “The ravages of heathen men miserably destroyed God’s church on Lindisfarne, with plunder and slaughter." ... "
Environment and Trade: The Viking Age | Khan Academy
"Between the eighth and eleventh centuries, Vikings not only raided, but traded far and wide. Environmental and political contexts shaped this trade ... "