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Skype-ing the Civil War with students, part II

What a great day today! The St. Louis Blues beat the Blackhawks to advance in the Stanley Cup playoffs and I was hired as a year-long sabbatical replacement at Northland Community and Technical College, which has campuses in East Grand Forks and Thief River Falls, so I am staying in North Dakota for another year. 389 more words


You Wouldn't Want To....

You Wouldn’t Want to be a Samurai! A Deadly Career You’d Rather Not Pursue is one of a series of books that bring history to life. 178 more words

Civil War… Why Was Kansas Called the Soldier State?

Kansas was admitted to the Union just before the Civil War. Its population was sparse but the state brought many men to the battlefield. In fact, per capita, more men from Kansas enlisted in the Union Army than from any other state. 108 more words

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