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The Civil War - 8th Grade Nineteenth Century United States History Unit

Many teachers routinely “borrow” lesson plans from other teachers. As a matter of fact, a small industry in lesson plans sales exists. Check Pinterest to learn more. 130 more words

Veterans Day and A History of Federal Benefits for Vets


Marissa, Sarah, and Averill discuss veterans benefits and a history of federal support for U.S. veterans.

The History Buffs Producers thank our nation’s veterans for their service! 136 more words


The History Of The United States Podcast: Episode 18

We ventured north last time, this episode we head south and discuss the later settlements of the Spanish empire. This dovetails nicely so we can begin to set the stage for the world conflict that will shape the Americas and the world for centuries to come. 86 more words

US History

129 years ago.

October 28th, 1886, the Statue of Liberty was dedicated to the United States. Politician Edouard Rene de Laboulaye formed the idea of giving a gift to the United States from the people of France. 234 more words

Take The Cannoli

I must admit that part of the draw of this book, for me, was that I’d just seen The Godfather so I felt very in the know when I read the title.   388 more words


Looking for the Great War


What do you remember about World War I?  Obviously you weren’t there, but what comes to mind from earlier studying or reading?  Are there stories about someone in your family who was a soldier? 227 more words

Linking The Past To The Present