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Who’s your “most famous American?”

If you ‘ve had a chance to spend any amount of time with me, you know what I think of historian and author Sam Wineburg. 678 more words

Glenn Wiebe

John Glenn, Space Pioneer, Has Passed at 95

I did take note when Arnold Palmer passed back in September. Today the news is of another towering American icon: fighter pilot, Astronaut and former Senator John Glenn. 134 more words

American Life And Politics

Harriet Tubman: Heroine of the Underground Railroad

She was born in 1822 on a slave plantation in Bucktown, Maryland. After suffering a cracked skull as a punishment, she knew she must seek liberty or death. 235 more words

John Wesley Powell


I am revising a nonfiction picture book for children ages 5 – 8 about the famous explorer, John Wesley Powell. My story must stand out from the plentiful literature about his extraordinary courage, sense of adventure, leadership, and thirst for knowledge. 173 more words

Famous Americans