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Why Aren’t There More Holidays? | Wonderopolis Do you look forward to holidays? If you’re like most people, you certainly do. Whether or not you have a strong connection to the reason for celebrating a holiday, everyone enjoys a day off every now and then. Holidays are days set aside because they have special meaning to certain people, an entire country or a particular religious group. Other holidays, such as April Fools’ Day, are unofficial. Holidays often involve special celebrations. The word “holiday” came from the Old English word hāligdæg, which referred to special religious days. Anyone can decide to celebrate anything on any particular day (more about this in just a moment). For example, Thanksgiving was celebrated for many years informally. In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln finally agreed with her. Since it takes a lot of effort to get an official national holiday, that’s probably why there aren’t more of them. Nevertheless, just one more holiday couldn’t hurt, could it?

Muzeum Zabawek i Zabawy - Strona główna Oral History Interviews: Family History and Folklife (The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress) Planning an Oral History Project | Interviewing Tips There are many ways to document and preserve families histories. One approach concentrates on the examination of public records, such as census records, church records, wills, and deeds. Recording oral histories can be a very effective way of capturing information that is difficult to obtain by any other means. Planning an Oral History Project In order to get the most out of an oral history project, it is essential to develop a solid plan at the very beginning. Determine the goals of the project. Interviewing Tips There are many publications that outline the techniques and principles of oral history work. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Today is Thursday, September 18, 2008, and this is the start of an interview with Fred Johnson at his home at 601 McKinley Avenue, N.E., in Washington, DC. This is very useful information that can be used to identify the basic circumstances of the interview later on. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19.

Musaeum, mouseion, czyli kilka słów o muzeach. Mission US: Flight to Freedom | English Language Arts and Literacy | Classroom Resources | PBS Learning Media Mission US is a multimedia project featuring free interactive adventure games set in different eras of U.S. history. The second game, "Flight to ... See More Mission US is a multimedia project featuring free interactive adventure games set in different eras of U.S. history. The second game, "Flight to Freedom," takes place in northern Kentucky and southern Ohio, and begins in summer 1848. See Less Stream Only © 2012 THIRTEEN. Favorite count: 62 National Standards for History 6 (U.S. 6 (U.S. Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.R.6 (Grade 6 English Language Arts ): Reading CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6 (Grade 6 English Language Arts ): Literature (Grade 6 English Language Arts ): Key Ideas and Details CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2 (Grade 6 English Language Arts ): Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.

Climate Challenge North Carolina Digital Collections 1. Example Searches Simple Search Box Searches in all fields (title, description, creator, subjects, full text, etc.) in all collections for christmas and cards. Advanced Search Searches in the title field in all collections for "bible record" Searches in the title field in the 1901 Confederate Pension Applications collection for smith or smyth or smythe. 2. Wildcards Using an asterisk (*) at the end of a search term will search for all terms that start with that search term. For example, John* will look for John, Johnson, Johnston, Johnstone, and so on. Punctuation Punctuation marks (like dashes, commas, and periods) are searched the same as letters and number. Search by Date Results of date searches may surprise you! In the Advanced Search area, you can search by date. Search with Google Google may not include all items from the Digital Collections. You can also search our collections using Google. 3. How do I search for words within the full text of a document? Searching within items Yes! 4.

North Carolina Digital Collections 1. Example Searches Simple Search Box Searches in all fields (title, description, creator, subjects, full text, etc.) in all collections for christmas and cards. Advanced Search Searches in the title field in all collections for "bible record" Searches in the title field in the 1901 Confederate Pension Applications collection for smith or smyth or smythe. 2. Wildcards Using an asterisk (*) at the end of a search term will search for all terms that start with that search term. For example, John* will look for John, Johnson, Johnston, Johnstone, and so on. Punctuation Punctuation marks (like dashes, commas, and periods) are searched the same as letters and number. Search by Date Results of date searches may surprise you! In the Advanced Search area, you can search by date. Search with Google Google may not include all items from the Digital Collections. You can also search our collections using Google. 3. How do I search for words within the full text of a document? Searching within items Yes! 4.

UNC CGI | Carolina Navigators Carolina Navigators provides K-16 teachers and students with global education resources created by Carolina students who have international expertise. Since its inception in 1996, the program has served over well over 200,000 students in more than half the counties across North Carolina. A program of the Center for Global Initiatives, Carolina Navigators enriches the education of both UNC and K-12 students through engaged learning. This service is free of charge for educators in North Carolina. What can you do with Carolina Navigators? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Black Soldier to His Enslaved Daughters, and to the Owner of One of the Daughters [Benton Barracks Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. September 3, 1864] My Children I take my pen in hand to rite you A few lines to let you know that I have not forgot you and that I want to see you as bad as ever now my Dear Children I want you to be contented with whatever may be your lots be assured that I will have you if it cost me my life on the 28th of the mounth. 8 hundred White and 8 hundred blacke solders expects to start up the rivore to Glasgow and above there thats to be jeneraled by a jeneral that will give me both of you when they Come I expect to be with, them and expect to get you both in return. Dont be uneasy my children I expect to have you. If Diggs dont give you up this Government will and I feel confident that I will get you Your Miss Kaitty said that I tried to steal you But I'll let her know that god never intended for man to steal his own flesh and blood. [Spotswood Rice] [Spotswood Rice] to My Children, [3 Sept. 1864], enclosed in F. Spotswood Rice

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