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 [...]
You can always count on a different point of view from @MrDs_Nabe. Check out his latest post regarding the Confederate Constition: Article I, Section VIII, subsection 18: “Congress shall have the power to make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers, and all other powers vested by [...]
Talk about legacies: World History The man who’s lie made his name famous forever. US History The president who’s inaction can easily be called the greatest mistake a president has ever made.
I love finding common themes from diverse places. My pursuit of daily warm-ups shows me just how often it happens. What’s the common theme between today’s? Queen Elizabeth I Zachary Taylor Join us in the comments section to let us know what you see as the common threads between these 2 leaders.
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.
Using maps, games, political cartoons, and YouTube videos, we teach: The Missouri Compromise of 1820 The Compromise of 1850 The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854. On the upside, these delayed the Civil War for 40 years. On the downside, they spread slavery to the West! This is an update of our workbook, Growth & Conflict (BZ-4129). [...]
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 [...]