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Seven Score and Three Years Later, The Last of the Civil War Widows Passes Away

The last widow of a veteran of the US Civil War died on August 17, 2008 at the age of 93.

Maudie Cecilia Acklin was 19 years old in 1934 when she married William M. 120 more words


History of The United States Podcast: Episode 9

A pretty short episode this week and soon I’ll be back to recording and in real time.  Kind of fun to hear that I was thinking about making changes to the presentation of the podcast and I actually accomplished it! 57 more words

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US Chapter 20 Worksheet

Chapter 20 Worksheet

US History Students – click the link above to download the Chapter 20 Guided Reading Worksheet.  The Chapter 20 Test is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, March 19th.

US History

Homework for Wednesday March 4

U.S. History Block A: Skim chapter 13 and find an issue/event that is somewhat controversial; then write a brief argument that argues in favor and another that argues against. 84 more words

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Introducing Selma - Brian Ward

Sharing a great blog post from my Master’s tutor Professor Brian Ward. He offers a great analysis of the historical accuracies in the film Selma… 45 more words

American History

A Gathering of Old Men

Last post I talked about how I don’t generally like assigning books with adult protagonists to high school students, and while I stand by that statement, … 114 more words


Historical Nonfiction Text for High School

Kennedy’s Last Days: The Assassination That Defined a Generation

By Bill O’Reilly


Published: 2013. Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, LLC.

Hardcover: 318 pages. ISBN: 978-0-8050-9802-0… 438 more words