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Dinner For Eight

An insane play written for AP US History

Character List:

Mr. Gramercy

Cornelius Vanderbilt

P.T. Barnum

Frederick Douglass

Harriet Tubman

James K. Polk

Ralph Waldo Emerson… 1,791 more words

11th Grade

Ron Chernow on Ulysses S Grant 

Ron Chernow’s history lesson on Hamilton went to Broadway—now he takes up President Ulysses S. Grant. We’ll talk about presidents past and present.
Listen Now:  17 more words

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Who Is Junipero Serra?

 The Spanish Mission System 

The Spanish clergy, particularly Jesuits and Franciscans, played a critical role in settling the Southwest using the mission system. Over the centuries, this became the most effective means of “civilizing” natives.  132 more words


American Biographies

Inspired by the hit Broadway musical Hamilton I decided to incorporate historical actors into every time period covered in my Advanced Placement United States course… 224 more words


APUSH (AP United States History) Study Guide

This page was originally posted to my tumblr atstudies

In the 2015-2016 school year, I enrolled in my first AP class, AP United States History. This was one of my favorite high school classes overall and I encourage anyone looking for college credit or interested in US History to take it! 767 more words


Inaccurate Factual Background

Both my personal education and teaching career include lessons on the Supreme Court’s distinction between de jure segregation and de facto segregation – it’s included in law school and mandated by many state standards in secondary education.  761 more words