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Jan 21

Learn American History through Literature

What So Proudly We Hail: Literary-based curricula made simple. History lessons made memorable. What So Proudly We Hail (www.whatsoproudlywehail.org) is your one-stop source for free, literary-based curricula to aid in the instruction of American history, civics, social studies, and language … Read More

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Nov 18

President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address of November 19, 1863

The largest Civil War battle ever waged in the Western Hemisphere was fought near the small town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The Battle of Gettysburg began on July 1, 1863 and ended two days later with the climactic “Pickett’s Charge.” More … Read More

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Nov 19

The Gettysburg Address

On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln gave his famous speech at the dedication of Gettysburg National Cemetery on Cemetery Hill at the battlefield site. Print out a copy Lincoln’s 2-minute speech, and practice reciting it today: http://www.homeschoolpatriot.com/GettysburgAddress.pdf

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Jan 20

Celebrate MLK Jr. Day with “I Have a Dream” Speech and Video

Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrates the birthday of the historical civil rights leader. MLK Jr.’s birthday is actually on January 15, but each year the federal holiday is observed near that date. To commemorate this day, read the text … Read More

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