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Today in 1836, one day after Sam Houston and his Texian Army defeated the Mexican army at the Battle of San Jacinto, a search party led by James Sylvester, captured Mexican General Santa Anna. Now WE know em

On March 6, 1836, Mexican General Antonio López de Santa Anna’s forces killed 189 Texan defenders at the Battle of the Alamo.

Santa Anna and his army then executed more than 342 Texan prisoners at the Goliad Massacre on March 27, 1836. 454 more words

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Today in 1836, one day after Sam Houston and his Texian Army defeated the Mexican army at the Battle of San Jacinto, a search party led by James Sylvester, captured Mexican General Santa Anna. Now WE know em

On March 6, 1836, Mexican General Antonio López de Santa Anna’s forces killed 189 Texan defenders at the Battle of the Alamo.

Santa Anna and his army then executed more than 342 Texan prisoners at the Goliad Massacre on March 27, 1836. 454 more words

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APUSH- 4/22/14

  • We discussed Kennedy’s New Frontier and Johnson’s Great Society
  • Next review session is tomorrow at 7 p.m. in the fixed forum.
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Pocahontas

As soon as we hear the name Pocahontas, one cannot help but think of the famous Disney movie. Unlike Rapunzel or Cinderella, Pocahontas was a real Native American Indian who lived in Virginia around the 1600s. 830 more words

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APUSH- 4/21/14

  • We finished 4 Little Girls.
  • We discussed
    • Civil Rights Act (1964)
    • EEOC
    • Selma March
    • Voting Rights Act (1965)
    • “affirmative action”
    • school desegregation/ busing
      • Alexander v. Holmes County BOE (1969)
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American film actor Bruce Cabot, perhaps best remembered as Jack Driscoll in the 1933 film King Kong or as one of “John Wayne’s Regulars,” was born today in 1904. Now WE know em

Jacques De Bujac was born April 20, 1904 in Carlsbad, New Mexico.

His mother died shortly after giving birth to him.

He grew up working at many jobs, never quit finding anything that he liked. 501 more words

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239th Anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord - the Shot Heard 'Round the World

Text of monument:

Sacred to Liberty & the Rights of Mankind!!!

The Freedom & Independence of America,

Sealed & defended with the blood of her sons. 248 more words

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