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The 18th-Century Sugar Boycott That Failed To Stop American Slavery

The 18th-Century Sugar Boycott That Failed To Stop American Slavery | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
A Massachusetts merchant published this broadside in the 1780s, explaining to his customers why he would no longer sell sugar from the West Indies. The piece is now held in the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
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Connect with Mr. David Burton

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Here are a variety of ways to stay up to date with the postings made by Mr. David Burton.

 

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Mr. David Burton's comment, January 6, 2014 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.
Coach Cates's comment, July 16, 2014 11:28 AM
Mr. Burton, How did you add your information on this scoop it? I would love to do this!
Mr. David Burton's comment, July 16, 2014 6:21 PM
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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Can the Constitution Govern America's Sprawling Empire?

Can the Constitution Govern America's Sprawling Empire? | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
The U.S. Supreme Court struggles to stretch a Constitution written for 13 coastal states to encompass non-contiguous states, dependent nations, insular areas, and a commonwealth.
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Muslims are to Trump as the Chinese were to President Arthur in 1882

Muslims are to Trump as the Chinese were to President Arthur in 1882 | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Today's rhetoric surrounding Muslim immigration recalls the era of the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act.
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One of the important tasks students in AP US History are asked to perform is "synthesis" (or making connections over time) within their essays. Here is an examples of making connections over time.

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Unraveling the Many Mysteries of Tituba, the Star Witness of the Salem Witch Trials

Unraveling the Many Mysteries of Tituba, the Star Witness of the Salem Witch Trials | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
No one really knows the true motives of the character central to one of America's greatest secrets
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Racial harmony in a Marxist utopia: how the Soviet Union capitalised on US discrimination

Racial harmony in a Marxist utopia: how the Soviet Union capitalised on US discrimination | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Posters from the 1930s designed to attract Africans and African-Americans to the charms of communism highlight a fascinating, almost forgotten history
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Here's the real, forgotten meaning of 'The Wizard Of Oz'

Here's the real, forgotten meaning of 'The Wizard Of Oz' | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
VIDEO: An economic fairy tale.
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Why Princeton students want Ivy to drop Woodrow Wilson name, portraits

Why Princeton students want Ivy to drop Woodrow Wilson name, portraits | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
After a 32-hour sit-in outside the president's office, school officials are now considering some of the protesters' demands.
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"Cabinet Battle #1" from Hamilton the Musical explained

"Cabinet Battle #1" from Hamilton the Musical explained | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Broadway's hottest musical is also part of a historiographical revolution.
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World War II veteran couple celebrates 70 years of marriage

World War II veteran couple celebrates 70 years of marriage | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Jim and Ruth Bates, of Muskogee, recently celebrated 70 years of marriage − the same number of years since the end of the war that brought them together.2015 Veterans Day Parade mapGinnie Graham: What you can do today to thank a veteran
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"The Devil-Baby at Hull House" by Jane Addams

A tale of poverty, superstition, and the struggles of ordinary women.
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If we weren’t so obsessed with Warren G. Harding’s sex life, we’d realize he was a pretty good president

If we weren’t so obsessed with Warren G. Harding’s sex life, we’d realize he was a pretty good president | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
There was more to the man than his mistresses.
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The girl in the photo from Vietnam War - CNN.com

The girl in the photo from Vietnam War - CNN.com | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
An iconic photo from the Vietnam War captured Kim Phuc in a little girl's moment of agony. Now she has learned to forgive.
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"The Silent Minority" in the USA

"The Silent Minority" in the USA | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
America’s largest ethnic group has assimilated so well that people barely notice it
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A New Historical Atlas of America, Built for the 21st Century

A New Historical Atlas of America, Built for the 21st Century | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
The country’s most formative stories are coming alive in a new digital “Panorama.”
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On the Meaning of “Natural Born Citizen”

On the Meaning of “Natural Born Citizen” | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it

[W]hether it would not be wise & seasonable to provide a . . .

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During the current presidential primary election cycle, the meaning of the Constitution's phrase "Natural Born Citizen" has become a focus of debate. Here is one interpretation on this meaning.

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Address in honor of Alexander Hamilton by Stephen F. Knott

Address in honor of Alexander Hamilton by Stephen F. Knott | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it

IWP is pleased to post the transcript of Steve Knott's address at Trinity Church on the occasion of Alexander Hamilton's birthday on January 11.

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The Undoing of Reconstruction

The Undoing of Reconstruction | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
The historian who gave his name to the Dunning School, a group of scholars who decried Reconstruction, explained his objections to the United States government’s effort to establish racial equality in the post-war South.
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'Dances With Wolves' 25 Years Later: Has Hollywood Improved on Its Portrayal of Indians?

'Dances With Wolves' 25 Years Later: Has Hollywood Improved on Its Portrayal of Indians? | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
The Academy Award-winning film "Dances With Wolves" premiered 25 years ago this month, but has Hollywood changed its approach to Indian actors?
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50 years ago, the Watergate made D.C. sexy. Now it’s just the place I call home.

50 years ago, the Watergate made D.C. sexy. Now it’s just the place I call home. | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Here’s why there will never be another place like it in Washington.
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How a schoolteacher helped create the first black Peanuts character

How a schoolteacher helped create the first black Peanuts character | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
The first black character in Peanuts comics was a result of an exchange in 1968 between Charles Schulz and a Los Angeles schoolteacher.
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Inside the Salem Witch Trials - The New Yorker

Inside the Salem Witch Trials - The New Yorker | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Stacy Schiff writes about Cotton Mather and the diabolical doings in a Puritan Massachusetts town.
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"Hamilton": A founding father takes to the musical stage

"Hamilton": A founding father takes to the musical stage | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
When Lin-Manuel Miranda sings about the drive of the "young, scrappy and hungry" immigrant, he's not singing about just any immigrant. He's singing about the man on the ten dollar bill, Alexander Hamilton. As Mo Rocca reports, Hamilton's musical journey to the stage is as revolutionary as the young revolutionary who helped create the America we know..

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This Map Shows New York as the Center of the Universe

This Map Shows New York as the Center of the Universe | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Pretty much nothing exists outside Manhattan.
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Man Buys 10.000 Undeveloped Negatives At a Local Auction And Discovers One of the Most Important Street Photographers of the Mid 20th Century - UpShout: Discover the Latest Internet Trends First an...

Man Buys 10.000 Undeveloped Negatives At a Local Auction And Discovers One of the Most Important Street Photographers of the Mid 20th Century - UpShout: Discover the Latest Internet Trends First an... | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Imagine this : perhaps the most important street photographer of the twentieth century was a nanny who kept everything to herself. Nobody
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