Just a reminder, Round 4 Voting ends tomorrow (Wednesday 4/11). Vote Now. Every matchup is close! A quick rundown of current results. Julius Caesar 52.7% Charlemagne 47.3% Johannes Gutenberg 55.6% Martin Luther 44.4% Albert Einstein 50.3% Hitler 49.7% Louis Pasteur 51.5% Alexander Graham Bell 48.5% US History Abraham Lincoln 67.8% Ben Franklin 32.2% Thomas Edison [...]
The Spanish American War Once upon a time, there was a boy named Teddy. When the Civil War broke out, Teddy was three years old. He was seven when it ended. His mom, a Southern belle, had sympathies for the Confederacy; his dad was a Union man. Unlike the rest of the Roosevelts, Teddy’s father [...]
US History While Abraham Lincoln was certainly not a slave, he knew what it meant – to be deprived of the fruits of your labor! World History Pizarro was not a nice guy!
Visualize slavery: Map of slave states http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/12/10/opinion/20101210_Disunion_SlaveryMap.html It shows the concentrations of slavery in the South. President Abraham Lincoln used this map.
President Lincoln had a new strategy for winning the war. He explained it to his two generals, U.S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman. It was total war.
Ok – the post is a day late – but that’s what I get for taking Monday off! Missing in the classroom . . . I fear that because this day falls in the summer, it doesn’t get the attention it deserves in the classroom. But Juneteenth deserves some recognition. File this post for an [...]
Want to hold their attention? Tell them this story about Vomit. Dr. Black Vomit was a precursor to weapons of mass destruction JOHN KALBFLEISCH, The Gazette Published: Sunday, May 25 “Such an act cannot be held to belong to civilized war. It is an outrage against humanity calling for, and will receive, the universal execration [...]