History

This Day in Native American History

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This Day in Native American History

The website states that there are thousands of archived events which happened to or affected the indigenous peoples of North America. For example, it states that on today’s date he reports that the following occured: 1677: Mugg, an Arosaguntacook Indian Chief, dies in Black Point, Maine. At the outset of King Philip’s war, Mugg...
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A Paper “Quilt”

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A Paper “Quilt”

Or, quilting for the Rest of Us! I’ve seen lots of great projects using quilting – friendship quilts, family quilts, history quilts, but let’s face it, not everyone wants to sew. Here’s a book/kit for making a family history “quilt” of paper. It comes with precut squares, some blank and some with ideas printed...
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Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties

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From the website: Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties, compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler, is an historically significant, seven volume compilation of U.S. treaties, laws and executive orders pertaining to Native American Indian tribes. The volumes cover U.S. Government treaties with Native Americans from 1778-1883 (Volume II) and U.S. laws and executive orders...
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Erwin E. Smith:Teaching Guide

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This guide from the Amon Carter Museum offers over 700 images from the Cowboy Photographer: Erwin E. Smith.  The guide also offers discussion about the photographer,  a look at gear, work , clothing and a timeline of the history of the west according to his photos.   There are several other resources as well that...
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WWII: An American Scrapbook

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WWII: An American Scrapbook shares stories about WWII. Do you have a story or know someone that does? Then visit and share your story as well. WWII: An American Scrapbook
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Hyperhistory

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Hyper HistoryThis Hyper History website lets you choose a time period, a specific person or a specific event to learn more about. Their website reads: HHO is a landmark in web development, because people from around the world are encouraged to participate. Participation can take many forms, from supplying information that could be included...
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Women’s History Month

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March is Womens’ History Month.  Here are some resources to explore: American Women’s History: A Research Guide Department of Defense Celebrates Women’s History Guide to Women in Canadian History International Museum of Women Iron Jawed Angels. National Women’s Hall of Fame, Seneca Falls, NY Native American Women Scholastic’s Women in History Page Suffragists Oral...
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What do you know about America’s Presidents?

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What do you know about America’s Presidents?

Smithsonian’s, What do you know about America’s Presidents?offers some interesting profiles of our nation’s leaders.
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage — Sept. 15- Oct. 15

Here are some resources to help you celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Smithsonian Scholastic Gale Education World Library of Congress U.S Department of Labor
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