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Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown Democrat, Independent,... Photo-photo.91118 - Houston Chronicle

Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown Democrat, Independent,... Photo-photo.91118 - Houston Chronicle | Social Studies Chronicle | Scoop.it
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This Brilliant Map Renames Each US State With A Country Generating The Same GDP

This Brilliant Map Renames Each US State With A Country Generating The Same GDP | Social Studies Chronicle | Scoop.it
This map puts American GDP in perspective.
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10 Excellent Free Social Studies Resources for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Excellent Free Social Studies Resources for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Social Studies Chronicle | Scoop.it
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Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress

Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress | Social Studies Chronicle | Scoop.it
Collection of Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress consistng of 20,000 documents.
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Nagasaki marks 68th anniversary of atomic bombing

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TOKYO (AP) - Nagasaki's mayor criticized Japan's government for a lack of effort on international nuclear disarmament as the country marked the 68th anniversary Friday of the atomic bombing on the city.
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Black Death Burial Ground Unearthed - weather.com

Black Death Burial Ground Unearthed - weather.com | Social Studies Chronicle | Scoop.it
Deep beneath the Earth’s crust in the city of London, archaeologists recently uncovered evidence of a 14th-century burial ground, believed to contain individuals killed by the Black Death Plague.
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Report: As many as 35 killed in Texas plant explosion

Report: As many as 35 killed in Texas plant explosion | Social Studies Chronicle | Scoop.it
Authorities search through mounds of rubble in hopes of finding survivors of the huge, deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant that flattened much of West, Texas
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Many questions, few answers

Many questions, few answers | Social Studies Chronicle | Scoop.it
WHEN stung by tragic events we naturally ask some simple questions: who, why, how? In the case of the explosions at today's Boston marathon, it is too early to...
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Residents of the Falkland Islands overwhelmingly vote to remain a part of Britain

Residents of the Falkland Islands overwhelmingly vote to remain a part of Britain | Social Studies Chronicle | Scoop.it
Around 92 per cent turned out to cast their ballot during the two day referendum with 98.8 per cent voting to remain a part of British overseas territory.
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Living in the Turbulence of a 'Mini Tornado Alley' - weather.com

Living in the Turbulence of a 'Mini Tornado Alley' - weather.com | Social Studies Chronicle | Scoop.it
It might be more than a coincidence -- some areas are struck more than once by tornadoes.
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The Living Room Candidate

An archive of presidential campaign commercials from 1952 to the present, organized by year, type, and issue, with teacher resources and playlists by experts.
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Tsunami takes mental toll on Japanese town three years after disaster

Tsunami takes mental toll on Japanese town three years after disaster | Social Studies Chronicle | Scoop.it
Rikuzentakata is struggling to restore the mental health of people who struggle with the weight of their loss and anxiety about the future, three years after an earthquake and tsunami devastated the town.
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Not Another History Teacher | History and Technology: a Perfect Pair

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Toddler's 'Star-Spangled Banner' Rendition Melts Hearts

Toddler's 'Star-Spangled Banner' Rendition Melts Hearts | Social Studies Chronicle | Scoop.it
Stars from Beyonce to Kelly Clarkson to Whitney Houston have sung the national anthem on the national stage, but none of them captured hearts in the same way as a 3-year-old from Kentucky with a rare disease.
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68 years later, nuclear memories continue to haunt Hiroshima

68 years later, nuclear memories continue to haunt Hiroshima | Social Studies Chronicle | Scoop.it
Some 50,000 people stood for a minute of silence in Hiroshima's peace park near the epicenter of the early morning blast on Aug. 6, 1945, that killed up to 140,000 people.
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Tornado survivor finds dog on TV - CNN.com Video

A woman who survived the devastating tornado in Oklahoma finds her dog buried under rubble during an interview with CBS.
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Can't get to Australia? Get an online look at the 'ring of fire' solar eclipse

Can't get to Australia? Get an online look at the 'ring of fire' solar eclipse | Social Studies Chronicle | Scoop.it
If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone in time to watch the sun turn into a
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Police: JFK library event a fire or explosion | Boston Herald

Police: JFK library event a fire or explosion | Boston Herald | Social Studies Chronicle | Scoop.it
A third event just after 3 this afternoon at John F.
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Letter from boot camp in 1953 returned to sender - KansasCity.com

It was 1953 and then-Pvt. Bob Rodgers had just arrived at Fort Campbell, Ky., for basic training when he sat down to write a letter to his wife after the post's power went out.
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Hugo Chavez, influential leader with mixed record, dies at 58

Hugo Chavez, influential leader with mixed record, dies at 58 | Social Studies Chronicle | Scoop.it
Hugo Chavez, the polarizing president of Venezuela, died Tuesday after a battle with cancer, said Vice President Nicolas Maduro.
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Famous 'Victory or Death' letter returns to Alamo

Famous 'Victory or Death' letter returns to Alamo | Social Studies Chronicle | Scoop.it
Brought by police escort and welcomed with honor guards, drawn swords and a drum roll, the iconic "Victory or Death" letter written by Alamo commander William Barret Travis returned Friday to San...
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