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Me and Paul Revere - Video

On July 3, 2012 at the historical house of Paul Revere, the actor, comedian, writer and musician Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers performed the song “Me and Paul Revere.”

Watch it now!

Fun Stuff

Sooo much reading

Here’s the list for APUSH today:

  • Talked about what we read.
  • Did levels of questions on this.
  • Were assigned this project. It’s due on 4/20, and you can ignore all of the notes I put in blue under “steps”.
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APUSH

Truman: A Biography by David McCullough

I recently started reading David McCullough’s biography of President Harry S. Truman. I chose it because  I am interested in learning more about Truman and because McCullough is a very engaging writer. 427 more words

Books

Where in the World is Ulysses S. Grant During Reconstruction?

A few days ago the distinguished Columbia University historian Eric Foner wrote a fine piece on the relevancy of Reconstruction to the United States today. Foner neatly summarizes a lifetime of Reconstruction scholarship in the essay and convincingly argues that as long as society continues to discuss, debate, and define the meaning of U.S. 1,016 more words

History

Denver Streets - Smedium City or Nah?

Denver is what I like to call a smedium city. The city isn’t nearly as big as an L.A. or Houston; it’s closer in population and size to Boston or Seattle. 702 more words

Five Star Review : Not All Americans Are Racist

So happy to share the first 5 star review of  Not All Americans Are Racist

“Not All Americans Are Racist” is an honest, thought-provoking account of one black woman’s experience with racism after she came from Haiti at a young age and later on as she rose through college to get an education. 205 more words