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Sixteen years ago today, Madeleine Albright becomes the FIRST female Sec. of State

Sixteen years ago today, Madeleine Albright was sworn in as the FIRST female Secretary of State!
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Arlis Groves's comment, January 5, 9:09 PM
David, I'd like to use the THINK image in this post. May I?
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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Red Cloud, A Winning Warrior For The Sioux

Red Cloud, A Winning Warrior For The Sioux | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Red Cloud led the Lakota or Sioux in guerrilla warfare that resulted in a treaty with the U.S. on his terms.
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Maya Angelou's Poem "On the Pulse of Morning" - YouTube

This is video footage of Maya Angelou reciting her poem "On the Pulse of Morning" at the 1993 Presidential Inaugural. This footage is official public record ... (Happy birthday @DrMayaAngelou!
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Martin Luther King's Last Speech: "I've Been To The Mountaintop" - YouTube

The final part of Martin Luther King's last speech. He delivered it on April 3, 1968, at the Mason Temple in Memphis, Tennessee. The next day, King was assas... (Today #MLK assassinated in Memphis.
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In the Wake of 12 Years, More Slave Narratives Deserve Attention

In the Wake of 12 Years, More Slave Narratives Deserve Attention | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
William Grimes was the first fugitive slave to tell his harrowing tale of life on the run from his masters.
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A Brief History of U.S. Diplomacy

A Brief History of U.S. Diplomacy | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it

"The pages that follow trace the history of U.S. diplomacy from the first defensive steps of a fledgling nation to the global reach of a superpower. Benjamin Franklin is regarded as America’s first diplomat, and the four men pictured above were its first 'ministers of foreign affairs.'"


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Pres Kennedy's Inaugural Address VIDEO - @YouTube

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Pres Eisenhower's Farewell Address VIDEO - @YouTube

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The Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March: Shaking the Conscience of the Nation

The Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March: Shaking the Conscience of the Nation | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Today in 1965: Martin Luther King, Jr., led 25k marchers to Montgomery, AL, to protest denial of voting rights. http://t.co/7Sh77Xrm9M
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3 U.S. Presidents and a Riddle Named Putin

3 U.S. Presidents and a Riddle Named Putin | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia has argued with United States presidents, lectured them, misled them, accused them, kept them waiting, kept them guessing, betrayed them and felt betrayed by them.
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The Quartering Act of 1765

The Quartering Act of 1765 | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Colonists forced to house soldiers after British Parliament passes the Quartering Act #onthisday 1765. The text: http://t.co/EE3xJg31od
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How LBJ Saved the Civil Rights Act

How LBJ Saved the Civil Rights Act | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Fifty years later, new accounts of its fraught passage reveal the era's real hero—and it isn’t the Supreme Court. ("You drink with Dirksen! You talk with Dirksen! You listen to Dirksen!
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Pat Nixon Biography

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U.S. first lady Pat Nixon was the wife of President Richard Nixon. Get her life story, photos, video and more at Biography.com. (RT @Bio: #OnThisDay in 1912: First Lady Pat Nixon was born.
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▶ Goldwater Comments on the Daisy Ad - YouTube

BBC Documentary 2012 - The Magical Forest Secrets of Our Living Planet showcases the incredible ecosystems that make life on Earth possible. Using beautifull...

Via Mike Busarello's Digital Textbooks
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Native American tribe may seek to hunt bison inside Yellowstone

Native American tribe may seek to hunt bison inside Yellowstone | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - The Nez Perce tribe once hunted bison in what is now Yellowstone National Park, and some tribal leaders want to revive the practice, which ended with Western settlement and the (Native American tribe may seek to hunt bison...
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Richard Nixon explains his All-Time All-Star baseball team selections, June 30, 1972 - YouTube

On June 30, 1972, journalist Clifford Evans interviewed President Richard Nixon in the White House for RKO General Broadcasting. This meeting was captured by... (RT @USNatArchives: Who’s on your All-Time All-Star #baseball team?
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A History of the Palace, San Francisco's Oldest Surviving Hotel

A History of the Palace, San Francisco's Oldest Surviving Hotel | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
San Francisco has its share of swanky historic hotels, but only one gets to hold the title of oldest surviving hotel. The Palace Hotel at the corner of New... (What's the oldest hotel in San Francisco?
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Five You Should Know: Pioneering African American Nurses

Five You Should Know: Pioneering African American Nurses | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Susie King Taylor (1848-1912) 


Born into slavery in Georgia, Susie King Taylor learned to read and write as a young girl though it was prohibited for her to do so.
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Pres Kennedy's Inaugural Address FULL TEXT

Pres Kennedy's Inaugural Address FULL TEXT | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
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Pres Eisenhower's Farewell Address FULL TEXT (& audio)

Pres Eisenhower's Farewell Address FULL TEXT (& audio) | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Nonviolence Homepage

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Nonviolence Homepage | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is one of America's celebrated heroes for his use of nonviolent protest strategies during the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 60s.
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History of USA Miscegenation laws ... - Maps on the Web

History of USA Miscegenation laws ... - Maps on the Web | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
History of USA Miscegenation laws
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:US_miscegenation.svg
Gray — No anti-miscegenation laws passed
Green —...
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The Peaceful Desegregation of Southern Schools under Nixon - YouTube

February 1, 2012: A discusion on how President Nixon led the charge to peacefully desegregate schools in America's South. Participants included George Shultz... (#OTD in 1970, President Nixon released his statement on desegregation.
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The Roaring Twenties & the Crash of '29 | C-SPAN

The Roaring Twenties & the Crash of '29 | C-SPAN | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
A discussion on the Roaring Twenties and the crash of 1929 with Amity Shlaes and James Grant. We hear about the post-World War I economy, the Russian Revolution, prohibition, women’s suffrage and the influenza epidemic.
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Superman’s Mission for President Kennedy - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum

Superman’s Mission for President Kennedy - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
RT @WSLoughlin: The Man of Steel & JFK were buds? I can totally see it http://t.co/C4SCiJpKWT via @JFKLibrary
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Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library • Franklin Roosevelt went to the Crimea in February...

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library • Franklin Roosevelt went to the Crimea in February... | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Franklin Roosevelt went to the Crimea in February 1945 to attend the Yalta Conference with Churchill and Stalin. This is the briefing paper that FDR and his party read about their destination.
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