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Of Minutemen and Marathons

We just celebrated Patriot’s Day here in Boston. It’s a Massachusetts State holiday that commemorates “the shot heard ’round the world” and the start of the American Revolution. 694 more words


General misconceptions about the American Revolution

The two specific Generals of the American Revolution that there are misconceptions about are Benedict Arnold and Marquis de Lafayette. Benedict Arnold was a famous traitor to the American Revolution, but he was also one of its heroes, without him the American revolution would not have been a success. 703 more words

Understanding American Values

The purpose of this lesson is for students to understand the American values on which we were founded.  By the end of the lesson, students will be able to identify events that led to the American Revolution and describe the emotions and sentiments that went along with these events.   51 more words

US History

The Cabin Faced West Interactive Read-aloud

The Cabin Faced West by Jean Fritz is an historical fiction chapter book about a young 10 year old girl growing up in the colonial times.   168 more words

US History

“We must be swift as the coursing river, with all the force of a great typhoon, with all the strength of a raging fire, mysterious as the dark side of the moon.”

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Vermont's Sleeping Sentinel

September 9, 1861/2011

Volume 2, Issue 38 (48 Issues Since 15 October 2010)

The Sleeping Sentinel

September 9, 1861. On August 30, the Third Vermont Regiment… 993 more words

Civil War Book Of Days: 1861

Please Help Me Create a Living History Project for Moore Township, Pennsylvania

It’s never easy asking for money, but this is for a good cause.  I’d like to organize a Living History group in Moore Township (a local region) focusing on its 250 year history.  102 more words

American History