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While we were at the National Archives...

(you know, like the Constitution, Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights, etc. etc.), here are some things that happened:

1. Sister: “I’m getting hungry, I need to find a place where I can eat my pistachios” … 419 more words


State Of The Union Penned By A High School Sophomore

I’ve graded many, many papers in my day. I’ve grading work written by freshmen to seniors in high school and I’ve read some really solid material. 239 more words


Primary Source Materials for Your iPad

Primary sources are vital resources for educators. iTunes has collected various primary sources, including: historic film, documents, and oral histories. Many of their posted resources are free! Check it out here.


Senator Sheldon Whitehouse: Republican Budget Unfair and Unreal

From the Whitehouse press office:

Washington, DC – Early this morning, the U.S. Senate voted to approve the Republican budget resolution by a vote of 52-46.

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George Washington and The Dogs of War

George Washington’s love for dogs was legendary. His journals list more than 30 dogs that could claim the Father of Our Country as master. Included among them were Greyhounds, Briards, Newfoundlands, Poodles, and various Spaniels. 244 more words


Richmond Man Fined For Breaking Cigarette Law

The State of Indiana  enacted a tough  Anti-Cigarette law in 1905, however, the  controversial measure was later  amended in 1908. Rudolph Garr Leeds (1886-1964) was the son of… 883 more words

Wayne County History