Day 2 Gay Marriage Case

April 3, 2013

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Line Waiters in DC

March 27, 2013


Supreme Court discusses Gay Marriage Day 1 “Prop 8″

March 27, 2013


Want to learn about Arlington Cemetery?

March 13, 2013

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Welcome to obscure Washington, D.C.

March 12, 2013

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Michael W. Kauffman is author of "American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies." Here he stands on a tennis court at Fort McNair, the site of the Lincoln conspirators' hanging.


Learn more about the Washington Monument

March 12, 2013

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Learn more about the National Mall in Washington D.C

March 12, 2013

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Learn more about Union Station in Washington D.C.

March 12, 2013

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Watch the actual State of the Union Address here THIS IS NOT A BLOG LOG ITEM…DO NOT HAND THIS IS ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14

February 13, 2013


State of the Union Address 2013

February 11, 2013

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http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/resources/pdf/stateoftheunion.pdf

http://www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/robert-schlesinger/2011/01/25/a-brief-history-of-the-state-of-the-union-address

http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/sou.php

http://history.house.gov/Institution/SOTU/State-of-the-Union/

 

 


Valley Forge Diary Entry 2

February 11, 2013

Listen to the podcasts below and write your second diary entry about Valley Forge.

Forge Anderson Chapter xvii compressed

Forge Anderson Chapter xiv final 2

Valley Forge Freedman book mp3

Readings if you like:

Forge reading chapter XIV

Forge reading chapter XVII

Washington at Valley Forge

 


Learn more about Dunkirk

February 1, 2013

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwtwo/launch_ani_fall_france_campaign.shtml

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Hear the rest of the podcast about the painting

February 1, 2013

http://www.metmuseum.org/metmedia/audio/collections/013-work-of-art-washington-crossing-the-delaware-by-emanuel-leutze

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Washington Crosses the Delaware

January 30, 2013


12 great inaugural quotes

January 22, 2013

http://www.politico.com/gallery/2013/01/12-great-inaugural-quotes/000729-010393.html

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10 inaugural controversies from history

January 22, 2013

http://www.politico.com/gallery/2013/01/10-inaugural-controversies-from-history/000731-010414.html

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Obama got tongue-tied while taking his first oath of office in January 2009, stumbling over his words after Chief Justice John Roberts, who swore him in, had said a word out of sequence. Just to be safe, Obama retook the oath a few days later, but the conspiracy theorists had already sunk their teeth in.


Washington Takes Command 2nd Diary Entry

December 20, 2012

Listen to the podcast and write your 2nd Diary Entry.

1776 Excerpt Small File

 


Ever hear of the Hindenburg?

December 11, 2012

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Boston Massacre Diary Entry # 2

December 11, 2012

Directions: Listen (click on the title) to these podcasts and re-write your Diary entry using the additional information learned.  Your new Diary entry is due Friday, Dec 14th. This assignment is worth 2 homework checks. Good Luck and go Sons of Liberty!!!

 

Boston Tea Party John Andrews

Boston Tea Party Joshua Wyeth

Boston Tea Party Samuel Cooper

Mass Gazette account of the Boston Tea Party

Boston Tea Party Article

Boston Tea Party Glossary

BTP Account by John Andrew

BTP Eyewitness Account

BTP Joshua Wyeth

BTP Massachusetts Gazette Account

BTP Samuel Cooper


Cemetary Secrets

December 6, 2012

burials

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Gravesites tell the stories of the dead and the people who mourned them. Learn about cemetery archaeology and preservation with Jolene Smith and Joanna Green from the VA Department of Historic Resources.

gravestone