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Today in 1870: President Grant signed the U.S. Weather Bureau into law.

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Today in 1870: President Grant signed the U.S. Weather Bureau into law. Smithsonian Secretary Joseph Henry pioneered weather research, coordinating nation-wide reports such as this 1857 Wisconsin tornado map.
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Resources relevant to the study of United States History, World History, and Oklahoma History
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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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Hall, David - Voices of Oklahoma

Hall, David - Voices of Oklahoma | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
David Hall was the 20th Governor of Oklahoma serving from January 11, 1971 to January 13, 1975. He was born in Oklahoma City, graduated from Classen High School and The …
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Metrocosm - Two Centuries of U.S. Immigration | Facebook

Metrocosm - Two Centuries of U.S. Immigration | Facebook | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
Here is everyone who's emigrated to the U.S. since 1820 (1 dot = 10,000 people)
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Why Benedict Arnold Turned Traitor Against the American Revolution

Why Benedict Arnold Turned Traitor Against the American Revolution | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
The story behind the most famous betrayal in U.S. history shows the complicated politics of the nation's earliest days
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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.):

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“The First Lady of the Law”

“The First Lady of the Law” | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
– Mabel Walker Willebrandt For much of the Prohibition Era (1920-1933), the most prominent Prohibition enforcement official was also the highest ranking woman in three presidential administrations -- Assistant Attorney General Mabel Walker...
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