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Class Activity — The Great Thanksgiving Listen

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By Adelyn Baxter “Back when I was a kid…” Some of you may recall hearing one of your grandparents begin a story or memory with…read more

Constitution Day Lesson Plan

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Give students the experience of building their own classroom government using this Constitution Day lesson plan. Continue reading

Fallen WWII soldiers teach students about sacrifice

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In the more than 70 years since allied soldiers stormed the beach at Normandy, firsthand accounts of the lives lost that day are slipping away. Continue reading

Military conducted race-based experiments during WWII

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The U.S. tested the effects of highly toxic mustard gas on troops in nonconsensual, race-based experiments during World War II, according to a new NPR investigation. Continue reading

Five things your class needs to know about U.S.-Cuban relations

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By Gabby Shacknai President Barack Obama announced this year that the U.S. would restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, a major landmark in the history of…read more

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