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America's First War on Christmas

I think Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. I love the parties, music, gift giving, gift getting, spending time with the people I love, the lights, the decorations, the celebration of faith, the revelry, and even the hysterical  2,506 more words


Three Essential Primary Sources

Three essential primary sources that every educator show know are: The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration and the National Park Service.  Brief annotation about each source is listed below. 293 more words

Information Literacy

Witch Hunt

Original documents and manuscripts fascinate me, and much of my research as a Ph.D. student over the last few years has focused on historical sources and archival materials. 910 more words


Online Primary Sources: "London Gazette" and the "Naval Chronicle"

The London Gazette is still newspaper of record in England; it has been published for over 300 years. The military term “gazetted” comes from being mentioned in this paper and was a sign of honor. 79 more words

Naval History

Online Primary Sources: English Admiralty Law

Admiralty law is “A field of law relating to, and arising from, the practice of the admiralty courts (tribunals that exercise jurisdiction over all contracts… 80 more words

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Class 14: Proofing Our DBQs

This is the final activity in our DBQ design project. It began with exploring historic thinking skills and ends with students designing their own DBQs for inclusion in a class published iBook. 167 more words