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APUSH- 8/17/16 & 8/18/16

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Civil War Battles Top Ten Booklist

The Civil War is the most written about event in United States history. There are an extraordinary number of books covering all aspects of the war from large overviews like James McPherson’s Battle Cry Freedom, Gary Gallagher’s books on The Union War and The Confederate War, Allan Nevins 8 volume set on the conflict, and Shelby Foote’s three volume set of books on the war. 247 more words

United States History


Back during the Civil War the Treasury Secretary, by the name of Salmon P. Chase, instructed the director of the U.S. mint, at Philadelphia, to prepare a motto for this Nation’s coins. 190 more words

Colonial Williamsburg to Make Digital Library Free

Colonial Williamsburg will grant free access to its digital library.
“According to a news release, the Colonial Williamsburg Education Resource Library, which includes educational videos and supporting course content, will be made available free online beginning Aug. 25 more words

New Resources


As I was making tabouleh (or tabouli) today for dinner, chopping cucumbers, tomatoes, a green pepper, green onions, parsley, and mint, my mind wandered back to the first time I was introduced to this delicious salad. 1,150 more words


Exit 116. People stood by apathetically and did nothing.

It’s that time again here in the USA… the time when everyone is talking about the upcoming Presidential election.  And, as is the case pretty much every year, there are those people out there talking about how they don’t like any of the candidates, but the system is flawed because you have to vote for one of them, and voting for a third party candidate is… 719 more words