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April 23, 1860

Mary Brewster did not make a journal entries from April 19-23, 1849

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Mary Lawrence, APRIL 23 : “Quite a strong breeze through the night, but more moderate in the morning. 44 more words

Real Sister-sailors

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

Now We Know Em

USH kickoff Apr 22-23: JFK part 2

Transfer the notes from your handout to today’s kickoff.  Copy/paste these questions and bold your answers:

7.  Garrison and his team meet at a New Orleans restaurant to discuss what they’ve learned.  49 more words

US History

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

George Vs. George Interactive Read Aloud

George Vs. George: The American Revolution as Seen from Both Sides by Rosalyn Schanzer is a non-fiction picture book, which tells the story of George Washington and King George III.   154 more words

Social Studies

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

Feeling Pride and Shame for Our Country in Williamsburg

Last week we took our kids to Williamsburg for their shortened (by the snow days) spring break.  It was a fun trip overall with a stop at the grandparents and another stop to see Luray Caverns.   391 more words

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