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Today in 1817: Abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass is born near Easton, Maryl...

Today in 1817: Abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass is born near Easton, Maryl... | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
Today in 1817: Abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass is born near Easton, Maryland. This unglazed red earthenware pitcher honors the civil rights activist and reform journalist.
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Resources relevant to the study of United States History, World History, and Oklahoma History
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Shock: The First Crusade and the Conquest of Jerusalem

Shock: The First Crusade and the Conquest of Jerusalem | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
Background to the holy wars and the First Crusade's conquest of Jerusalem, a holy city for Jews, Christians and Muslims.
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‘Black Wall Street’ Being Brought to Life by John Legend and Tika Sumpter

‘Black Wall Street’ Being Brought to Life by John Legend and Tika Sumpter | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
Black Wall Street is being developed into a series for WGN America by John Legend's production company. If picked up, it will run in 2018.
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America in Class Webinars

RUSHMORE Series: 4 stand alone webinar sessions focusing on lives/leadership of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, & T. Roosevelt

FREE teacher Registration: code = ITEACH

ALSO...includes webinars for other historical eras/events/personalities AND literacy icons.
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For parents and children, difficult history at African American Museum

For parents and children, difficult history at African American Museum | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
Exhibits on slavery and lynching are raw. Experts say it’s important to teach children about the realities of the past.
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Mary Rose shipwreck skulls go online in 3D - BBC News

Mary Rose shipwreck skulls go online in 3D - BBC News | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
For the first time, skulls and other artefacts from the 1545 wreck of the Mary Rose warship are being exhibited online, as part of a project testing the limits of digital archaeology.
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Oklahoma History - Free Course by Oklahoma State School Boards Assoc on iTunes U

Download or subscribe to the free course by Oklahoma State School Boards Assoc, Oklahoma History.
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Youth Activism and the Dakota Access Pipeline | Teaching with the News | Choices Program

Youth Activism and the Dakota Access Pipeline | Teaching with the News | Choices Program | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
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Who takes the cake? The history of the cakewalk

Who takes the cake? The history of the cakewalk | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
Cakewalks, for many, evoke visions of childhood and carnivals. Today, a cakewalk is where dancers promenade around a circle of numbers on the floor.
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Here’s the 523-year-old letter Christopher Columbus wrote after reaching the Americas

Here’s the 523-year-old letter Christopher Columbus wrote after reaching the Americas | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
A stolen letter from 1493 was sitting in the Library of Congress.
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The Nazi Olympics (1936): African American Athletes

Eighteen Black athletes represented the United States in the 1936 Olympics -- triple the number who had competed for the United States in the 1932 Lo
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Elizabeth Eckford, the Little Rock Nine, and Respect | Voices of History by the Bill of Rights Institute

Elizabeth Eckford, the Little Rock Nine, and Respect | Voices of History by the Bill of Rights Institute | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
RT @BRInstitute: An investigation of the virtue of respect and why it is important in our society. Learn more https://t.co/TLmbWF2uQp #hist…
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10 Things to Know About Nixon the Vice President

10 Things to Know About Nixon the Vice President | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
Richard Nixon fundamentally changed the role of the vice presidency by
becoming a chief adviser to President Eisenhower and taking on a central
role in implementing foreign policy. Learn about some fascinating facts
about Nixon as Vice President.
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PBS Election Central

PBS Election Central | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
Check out Election Central from PBS with tools, resources & solutions to engage students in the political process.
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Helping Young Readers Think Like Historians

Helping Young Readers Think Like Historians | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
by Guest Blogger Deborah Hopkinson, Author and 2015 Literacy for All Conference Featured Speaker I’m excited to be speaking at the 2015 Literacy for All conference, in part because I learn so much from educators. Teachers and librarians are the literacy experts. Me? I’m just a former fundraising professional and now full-time author who loves…
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Native American Battles & Massacres - 1492 to 1911 | Vision Maker Media

Native American Battles & Massacres - 1492 to 1911 | Vision Maker Media | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
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Oklahoma - Feat. Rapper MC Sizzy the Scissor-tailed Flycatcher | 50 BIRDS, 50 STATES

Barry the bald eagle flies to the Sooner State, where the wind comes sweeping down the plain. In Oklahoma, Barry becomes friends with MC Sizzy th
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United States History - Free Course by Oklahoma State School Boards Assoc on iTunes U

Download or subscribe to the free course by Oklahoma State School Boards Assoc, United States History.
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Humans may have taken different path into Americas than thought

Humans may have taken different path into Americas than thought | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
An ice-free corridor through the North American Arctic may have been too barren to support the first human migrations into the New World.
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Alexander Hamilton’s warning to 2016 voters

Alexander Hamilton’s warning to 2016 voters | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
One may have to go all the way back to the founding of America to find a precedent for the disruption in today's politics.
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Most Americans Don't Know Puerto Ricans Are American

Most Americans Don't Know Puerto Ricans Are American | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
The territory's residents have held citizenship for nearly a century.
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110-year-old WWII veteran from Louisiana dies

110-year-old WWII veteran from Louisiana dies | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
A 110-year-old Louisiana man who served in World War II has died
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1964 Goldwater & Ike At Gettysburg

Video: Eisenhower makes strained effort to help Barry Goldwater in commercial, 1964 (1 min.):

https://t.co/pZ3GLjurpT
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