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Mr. David Burton's comment, January 6, 2:35 PM
Arlis...absolutely; it's not original with me. I actually saw a similar item all over Jodi's school when I went to visit her in April 2013.
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Mr. Burton, How did you add your information on this scoop it? I would love to do this!
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Mr. Gates, you create a new posting without a link to another source. Then just give it a title and type in your information. If you want it to permanently stay as the top post then you have to pin it in place.
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Sherman’s telegram to Lincoln

Sherman’s telegram to Lincoln | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Sherman's #MarchtotheSea captured Savannah in Dec. 1864. He presented the city to Lincoln as a "Christmas gift." http://t.co/5emAxHvJDq
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A letter from a slave to his mother, 1859 | The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

A letter from a slave to his mother, 1859 | The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
#TreasuresGLC A letter from a slave to his mother, 1859 -  Sometimes documents leave us with more questions than a... http://t.co/EIVsFluHtF
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Last of original group of Navajo Code Talkers dies

Last of original group of Navajo Code Talkers dies | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
The last of the 29 Navajos who developed a code that stumped the Japanese during World War II has died.
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80 years ago, gangster 'Pretty Boy' Floyd's funeral was one like Oklahoma had never seen

80 years ago, gangster 'Pretty Boy' Floyd's funeral was one like Oklahoma had never seen | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
On Oct. 28, 1934, thousands attended a rowdy funeral service for legendary gangster “Pretty Boy Floyd” in Oklahoma.
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A picture of persistence in honoring a Spanish hero of the Revolutionary War

A picture of persistence in honoring a Spanish hero of the Revolutionary War | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Teresa Valcarce spearheaded an effort to see a portrait of a Spanish military leader who became a hero during the Revolutionary War hung in the Capitol.
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Old Hampton dig confirms evidence of lost Civil War refugee slave village

Old Hampton dig confirms evidence of lost Civil War refugee slave village | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Archaeologists probing for signs of a landmark Civil War refugee slave camp were digging against the odds this past May when they started peeling back the earth a few hundred yards from this historic port town’s center.
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Gettysburg museum closing after more than 50 years

Gettysburg museum closing after more than 50 years | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
The diaries have been guarded behind a glass case for 50 years.
Their words were penned by Civil War soldiers in the Battle of Gettysburg.
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Introducing the AP US History Study Guide: Gilder Lehrman’s One-Stop Guide to American History for AP Students | EDSITEment

Introducing the AP US History Study Guide: Gilder Lehrman’s One-Stop Guide to American History for AP Students | EDSITEment | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
After many years of planning, the College Board has introduced an overhauled and redesigned AP United States History course for the 2014–15 school year.
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When Immigration Isn’t a One-Way Street : What It Means to Be American

When Immigration Isn’t a One-Way Street : What It Means to Be American | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Chinese immigrants to California never imagined their grandkids might return to China: http://t.co/626H7N8NZx #WIMTBA http://t.co/tnPAUec7sD
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Memorial for black Revolutionary War soldiers finds spot on Mall after 30 years

Memorial for black Revolutionary War soldiers finds spot on Mall after 30 years | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Congress has authorized a site for the memorial and the president has signed it into law. Now, the money.
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The Great West Point Chain | Journal of the American Revolution

The Great West Point Chain | Journal of the American Revolution | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Control of the Hudson River was important strategically during the American Revolution. The river, along with lakes George and Champlain, was a potential invasion route from Canada. It also was a physical separator of the colonies.
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Baseball, signed by the 1949 Detroit Tigers | National Museum of American History

Baseball, signed by the 1949 Detroit Tigers | National Museum of American History | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Today in 1999: Tiger Stadium closes after 87 years as home of baseball's Detroit Tigers. Autographed baseball: http://t.co/X0sBfY6YG1
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Silver vs. Gold: the wedge issue of the 1896 election | National Museum of American History

Silver vs. Gold: the wedge issue of the 1896 election | National Museum of American History | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
1896 Election is famous for the Bryant's "Cross of Gold" speech, but what did voters think about the gold standard? http://t.co/I28RfbF1pl
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On Veterans Day, Tales of Heroism and Loss

On Veterans Day, Tales of Heroism and Loss | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Descendants of veterans of World War I share their families’ stories, and describe their efforts, 100 years after the start of the Great War, to verify tales of bravery and tragedy.
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The fabric of the frontier: How textiles help us understand the American West | National Museum of American History

The fabric of the frontier: How textiles help us understand the American West | National Museum of American History | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
New on our blog: The fabric of the frontier: How textiles help us understand the American West http://t.co/z91TZGa29o
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We Can... We Will... We Must! Allied Propaganda Posters of WWII

We Can... We Will... We Must! Allied Propaganda Posters of WWII | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Special exhibit at The National WWII Museum featuring propaganda posters, Home Front artifacts, newsreels and more. Now through Feb. 16. Plan your visit!
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The Hostage Crisis in Iran

Welcome to the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum website. The Library in Atlanta, Georgia, is part of the Presidential Library system administered by the National Archives and Records Administration, a Federal government agency.
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From a London Alley to the White House : What It Means to Be American

From a London Alley to the White House : What It Means to Be American | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Imagine your mother-in-law is Abigail Adams. And she thinks you aren't American enough http://t.co/QjQKBEdNWx #WIMTBA http://t.co/o08Lt3Tq6D
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October 20, 1947: Congress investigates Reds in Hollywood

On October 20, 1947, the notorious Red Scare kicks into high gear in Washington, as a Congressional committee begins investigating Communist influence in one of the world's richest and most glamorous communities: Hollywood.
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People Died So I Could Vote : What It Means to Be American

People Died So I Could Vote : What It Means to Be American | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
With Midterm Elections 2 wks away, reflections on what voting has meant to one family: http://t.co/Q4JJy0HEu2 #WIMTBA http://t.co/8EejCuFhFp
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Letter to President Kennedy from John F. Kerry, 10-20-1962 - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum

Letter to President Kennedy from John F. Kerry, 10-20-1962 - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
In 1962, #JFK was booed on stage @yale. Two days later, John Kerry wrote him this apology: http://t.co/mJxhnMf35F http://t.co/b63EyqgaY2
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Televised Address by Governor Ronald Reagan: A Strategy for Peace in the 80s — 10/19/1980 - YouTube

For more information on the ongoing works of President Reagan's Foundation, please visit http://www.reaganfoundation.org.
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Bringing Back the Bison: Tribes and First Nations Sign Historic Treaty

Bringing Back the Bison: Tribes and First Nations Sign Historic Treaty | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Bringing Back the Bison: Tribes and First Nations Sign Historic Treaty http://t.co/RzTgQjMVHS via @IndianCountry
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Star Spangled Banner

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Our National Anthem is 200 years old and not showing a sign of age. Francis Scott Key’s poem set to music is a celebration of the American spirit of perseverance. (Our National Anthem is 200 years old & not showing a sign of age.
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