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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

History

The Dutch Republic recognized the United States as an independent government today in 1782 with John Adams as the Ambassador to the Netherlands. Now WE know em

In December of 1777, Morocco became the first nation to recognize the newly formed United States of America.

By 1779, Benjamin Franklin had established a United States mission in Paris after France had officially recognized the United States in 1778. 190 more words

History

The Dutch Republic recognized the United States as an independent government today in 1782 with John Adams as the Ambassador to the Netherlands. Now WE know em

In December of 1777, Morocco became the first nation to recognize the newly formed United States of America.

By 1779, Benjamin Franklin had established a United States mission in Paris after France had officially recognized the United States in 1778. 190 more words

Now We Know Em

Yankee Stadium, “The House that Ruth Built,” officially opened today in 1923 with the New York Yankees’ first home game against the Boston Red Sox. Now WE know em

The Yankees began playing baseball at the Polo Grounds in northern Manhattan of New York City in 1913, sharing the grounds with the New York Giants. 721 more words

History

Yankee Stadium, “The House that Ruth Built,” officially opened today in 1923 with the New York Yankees’ first home game against the Boston Red Sox. Now WE know em

The Yankees began playing baseball at the Polo Grounds in northern Manhattan of New York City in 1913, sharing the grounds with the New York Giants. 721 more words

Now We Know Em

APUSH- Block Day, 4/16/14 & 4/17/14

  • We discussed the Civil Rights Act of 1964
    • Kennedy’s lack of mandate
    • March on Washington
  • bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church
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Out of sight, out of mind...

this piece on Irish Central by John Fay brings to light a gift from the United States of the battle flag of the Fighting 69th from the Civil War to the Irish people. 191 more words