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Visualizing Emancipation

Visualizing Emancipation
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The Best Sites For Learning About Pearl Harbor With Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day coming up tomorrow, December 7th, I thought I’d put together a quick “The Best…” list of useful resources. I know it’s a bit late, but at least you can use it for planning next year. Here are my picks, not in order of preference, of The Best Sites For Learning About Pearl Harbor (and that are accessible to English Language Learners): EL Civics has A Pearl Harbor Day Lesson, including online resources and reproducible hand-outs. Holt, Rinehart & Winston have a Pearl Harbor Interactive. Scholastic has another interactive on the Pearl Harbor attack. This is a very accessible Thinkquest site developed by students about Pearl Harbor. Learn About Pearl Harbor comes from Pearson. The National Park Service has many good photos of the Arizona Memorial and ones that were taken on the day of the attack. TIME Magazine has a photographic timeline of the event. How Stuff Works has a series of online videos about Pearl Harbor and its aftermath. As always, feedback is welcome.

World History for Us All 7 Elections that Changed U.S. History "Presidential" tie 1800 - President vs. Vice President? Who were the candidates? The election of 1800 pitted an incumbent, John Adams of the Federalist Party (strong central government) versus his Vice President, Thomas Jefferson of the Republican Party (states’ rights and freedom of the common man). 1828 - The Thief vs. the Gambler! Who were the candidates? This election was more personal than political. 1872 - Vegetarian vs. Who were the candidates? Character assassination, rather than a debate of the issues, became the focus of this campaign. 1912 - Bull Moose Crashes Republican Party! Who were the candidates? Roosevelt decided to challenge the incumbent Taft because he believed Taft was too conservative. 1928 - Teetotalers vs. Who were the candidates? Hoover, as the Republican candidate, promised support for continuing prohibition. 1948 - Democrats Split - Dixiecrats Divert - and Dewey Almost Raises the Republicans from the Dead! Who were the candidates? Who were the candidates?

Abraham Lincoln's Crossroads About the Exhibit: Abraham Lincoln’s Crossroads is an educational game based on the traveling exhibition Lincoln: The Constitution & the Civil War, which debuted at the National Constitution Center in June 2005. The online game is intended for advanced middle- and high-school students. It invites them to learn about Lincoln’s leadership by exploring the political choices he made. An animated Lincoln introduces a situation, asks for advice and prompts players to decide the issue for themselves, before learning the actual outcome. At the end of the game, players discover how frequently they predicted Lincoln’s actions.

The College Majors Of U.S. Presidents (And Other Trivia) How Online Education Has Changed In 10 Years 4.67K Views 0 Likes We all know that education, specifically online education, has come a long way in the last few years. We've already taken a look back - way back - at online education as we rarely think of it (in the 1960's and 70's), but it is also interesting to see just how much online education has evolved in just the more recent past. The Trial of the Lincoln Assassination Conspirators Every American schoolchild learns the tragic story of the assassination, just as the long nightmare of the Civil War drew to a close, of President Abraham Lincoln. They know of the shot fired by John Wilkes Booth into the brain of the great President as he watched Our American Cousin at Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865. They know of Booth's dramatic leap from the presidential box to the stage, his cry as he ran of "Sic Semper Tyrannus!," his escape on horseback, and of his own death by bullet twelve days later in a burning Virginia barn. Far fewer Americans, however, know that Booth's evil deed was part of a larger conspiracy of Confederate sympathizers--a conspiracy whose targets included Vice President Johnson and Secretary of State Seward and which had as its goal destabilization of the entire federal government.

The American Revolution - (Home) The American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789 The Library of Congress Map Collections | Military Battles and Campaigns Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress The American Revolutionary War Maps collection has been migrated to an improved presentation. Please visit the new presentation. Search by Keyword | Browse by Geographic Location | Subject Index | Creator Index | Title Index The American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789 represents an important historical record of the mapping of North America and the Caribbean. Most of the items presented here are documented in Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789: A Guide to the Collections in the Library of Congress compiled by John R. The mission of the Library of Congress is to make its resources available and useful to Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations.

Visualizing Emancipation is a comprehensive map and timeline illustrating the slow decline of slavery in the United States. It provides quick access to thousands of primary source documents in connection with this timeline. by nda_librarian May 5