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America's Story from America's Library

America's Story from America's Library

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Antiwar and Radical History Project Aquatic "invasion" of Fort Lewis, July 13, 1969, copyright (c) Steve Ludwig Antiwar movements have never been separate from movements for civil rights, union recognition, and social change. In the Pacific Northwest, labor unions and socialists played a large part in the movement against World War I, while civil rights activism paved the way for the growth of the antiwar movement during the Vietnam era. Vietnam veterans and soldiers saw their antiwar struggle as part of a larger one involving black power, anti-racist, and student activism.

America on the Move 13. On the School Bus: Martinsburg, Indiana, 1939 14. OurStory How are you connected to the water? The toys you play with, the food you eat, and the way you have fun depends on the men and women who work on America's waterways. Learn the story of a brave girl who worked in a lighthouse and explore the water near you. Read more» The World of 1898: The Spanish-American War "The war of the United States with Spain was very brief. Its results were many, startling, and of world-wide meaning." --Henry Cabot Lodge Hispanic Division, Library of Congress

Scholastic: Pioneer Life Pioneer life has a special meaning in America. In less than 300 years, civilization spread across a vast continental wilderness. From the first landings in Virginia and Massachusetts in the early 1600's, American settlers kept pushing westward behind an ever moving frontier. Into wild country went hunters, trappers, fur traders, miners, frontier soldiers, surveyors, and pioneer farmers. Smithsonian's History Explorer Lessons & Activities "Seeing" Music Grade Range: K-4Resource Type(s): Lessons & ActivitiesDuration: 5 MinutesDate Posted: 3/8/2012 Dance is just one way to turn music into something you can see. Your computer can take music and turn it into a different kind of visible art.

American Revolutions: The Other Side of Modern, 1900-1945; essay by Scott A. Shields Crocker Art Museum Sacramento, CA American Revolutions: The Other Side of Modern, 1900-1945 by Scott A. Shields Klondike - Rush for Gold In the summer of 1897 two ocean going steamers landed on the west coast of the United States. One ship, The Excelsior, landed in San Francisco and three days later The Portland landed in Seattle. Down the gangplank of these two ships went a rag-tag group of men and women carrying sacks of gold. Resources 4 Educators Using the Primary Source Adventures enables History teachers to direct their students to primary source historical documents that will dramatically enrich their learning experience. Each Primary Source Adventure includes an introduction to the materials and links to other learning resources to help you be prepared. The lesson plan discusses the objectives, assumptions, materials, anticipatory set, instructional input, guided practice, and assessment activity for each Primary Source Adventure.

American History Timeline Archaeological evidence has shown that systems similar to the quipu were in use in the Andean region from about 3000 BC. (Wikipedia) Quipu: an ancient Inca device for recording information, consisting of variously coloured threads knotted in different ways. From beginning of fifteenth century at latest, Iroquois Confederation formed according to Engels. See "Iroquois Confederacy" in the Encyclopedia of North American Indians.