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Battle of Bunker Hill Reenacment

This weekend, May 30 and 31st, there will be a battle reenactment of the Battle of Bunker Hill to celebrate the 240th anniversary of the battle at the Harvey Farm in Epping, New Hampshire. 132 more words

Early American History

Paul Revere's Bloody Massacre

Paul Revere, The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King Street, Boston…, 1770

I’m pretty sure that every print collector has a ‘bucket list’ of special items that they would gladly sell their own grandmother to get hold of. 1,057 more words

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Is Race still an issue in the United States? Explain.

This will be your final written project, but NOT your final project.  This essay will be an informative essay, in which you will a) give background on the history of race, racism, and racial issues, and b) explain if race is still an issue today in the United States.   277 more words

Class Activity

Historical Charts and David Ramsay's Narrative of Progress

A while back Slate’s “The Vault” blog ran a piece on John Sparks’s “Histomap” from 1931. I was recently reminded of that post as I came across a number of eighteenth-century historical charts during my dissertation research on eighteenth-century American history culture.[1] In the eighteenth century, there were conflicting understandings of historical time. 2,029 more words

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Reisterstown Ceremony Honors Those Lost On Memorial Day

REISTERSTOWN, Md. (WJZ) — Three years after the Civil War left over 600,000 Americans dead, the survivors began formally remembering those who gave their lives. 216 more words


Schoolmaster James Hayward and the Battle Road

On the morning of April 19, 1775, James Hayward made his way from his father’s home in West Acton, Massachusetts to the home of Captain Isaac Davis, commander of the town’s Minute Company. 1,908 more words

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Camping at Kings Mountain State Park SC / National Military Park NC

For Memorial Day weekend, our boyscout den decided to bond over roasted marshmallows, historic hikes and campfire songs at Kings Mountain State Park in upstate South Carolina, along the border of the two Carolinas. 672 more words