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Mrs. Lincoln seeks a baby-sitter in newly published letter

Mrs. Lincoln seeks a baby-sitter in newly published letter | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
A newly published letter from Mary Todd Lincoln asking for a babysitter gives insight into family life inside the Lincoln White House.
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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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Supreme Court Document-Based Questions | Voices of History by the Bill of Rights Institute

Supreme Court Document-Based Questions | Voices of History by the Bill of Rights Institute | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
These lesson plans help develop critical thinking skills to evaluate the Court's rulings and the impact on American society.
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Denmark Vesey Slave Rebellion

Denmark Vesey Slave Rebellion | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Bernard Powers gave a tour of sites in Charleston related to black heritage. He talked about the Denmark Vesey Slave Rebellion, which was a failed 1822 revolt that resulted in the execution of the…
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New DNA Results Show Kennewick Man Was Native American

New DNA Results Show Kennewick Man Was Native American | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
A new analysis, published in Nature, refutes the theory that the 8,500-year-old skeleton was a European. Instead, he was related to contemporary Native Americans.
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Denmark Vesey And The History Of Charleston's 'Mother Emanuel' Church

Denmark Vesey And The History Of Charleston's 'Mother Emanuel' Church | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
In 1822, Vesey, a carpenter and former slave who bought his own freedom with lottery winnings, tried to organize what could have been the nation's biggest slave revolt.
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The changing categories the U.S. has used to measure race

The changing categories the U.S. has used to measure race | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Racial categories used on the U.S. census have changed from decade to decade, reflecting the changing politics and science of the times.
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Documentary 'Boomtown' tells of Tulsa's hopes, dreams, booms and busts

Documentary 'Boomtown' tells of Tulsa's hopes, dreams, booms and busts | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
The film will include rare images of early Tulsa that many have never seen, gathered from the Tulsa Historical Society collection, as well as new footage of the city and its people.
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Have We Turned the Last Page in America’s Songbook? : What It Means to Be American

Have We Turned the Last Page in America’s Songbook? : What It Means to Be American | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Tin Pan Alley once turned out the music of everyday lives, the "standards." Is America's Songbook closed? http://t.co/slwy7Xmcpf #WIMTBA
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The Oklahoma City Bombing Victims: Our Friends, Our Family – OKC National Memorial & Museum

The Oklahoma City Bombing Victims: Our Friends, Our Family – OKC National Memorial & Museum | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
We come here to remember those who were killed, those who survived, and those changed forever.
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Oklahoma Delegation on the 20th Anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing

Oklahoma Delegation on the 20th Anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Members of the Oklahoma delegation mark the 20th anniversary of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, in which 168 people died, and lead a moment of silence on the House floor.
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Video: Sunrise at the Oklahoma City National Memorial

It's been 20 years since Timothy McVeigh drove a rental truck loaded with explosives to the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. 
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How Paperbacks Helped the U.S. Win World War II

How Paperbacks Helped the U.S. Win World War II | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Armed Services Editions sparked correspondence between soldiers and authors, lifted “The Great Gatsby” from obscurity, and created a new audience of readers back home.
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First Ladies Ellen Wilson and Edith Wilson

First Ladies Ellen Wilson and Edith Wilson | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Guests talk about the lives and influences of first ladies Ellen Wilson and Edith Wilson.
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Stand Watie's Civil War treaty on display in Oklahoma City

Stand Watie's Civil War treaty on display in Oklahoma City | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Northeastern State University archives assistant Blain McLain found document that turned out to be the Watie Treaty, signed on June 23, 1865, by Brig. Gen. Stand Watie.
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Lyndon B. Johnson: Special Message to the Congress on Conservation and Restoration of Natural Beauty.

Lyndon B. Johnson: Special Message to the Congress on Conservation and Restoration of Natural Beauty. | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
The American Presidency Project contains the most comprehensive collection of resources pertaining to the study of the President of the United States. Compiled by John Woolley and Gerhard Peters
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The War of 1812 & its legacy

The War of 1812 & its legacy | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Although its events inspired one of the nation’s most famous patriotic songs, the War of 1812 is a relatively little-known war in American history.
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Reagan’s Berlin Wall speech: Echoes of courage on the world stage

Reagan’s Berlin Wall speech: Echoes of courage on the world stage | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Reagan had to stand up not only to Mikhail Gorbachev, but also to key aides and experts of his own.
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Justice Breyer on the Magna Carta

Justice Breyer on the Magna Carta | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Justice Stephen Breyer speaks with David Rubenstein about the importance of Magna Carta on its 800th anniversary. They also talk about the document's influence on American law.
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"Challenge to America" 1955 U.S. Economy - Reel America Preview: - YouTube

Full program debuts June 21 at 4pm ET on C-SPAN3
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First Person Account: Ulysses S. Grant, American Soldier

First Person Account: Ulysses S. Grant, American Soldier | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States, looks back on his opposition to the Mexican War in his memoirs.
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20 years later: Remembering Oklahoma City

20 years later: Remembering Oklahoma City | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Victims' families, rescue workers and others talk
about how they have coped with the
painful memories of April 19, 1995.
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6 kids saved in OKC bombing share their stories

6 kids saved in OKC bombing share their stories | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Fifteen kids died in the day care center after the Oklahoma City bombing 20 years ago. Six little ones lived. These are their stories today.
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How Black America Rallied to Stop the Racist Film The Birth of a Nation

How Black America Rallied to Stop the Racist Film The Birth of a Nation | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
One hundred years ago, the film that glorified the Ku Klux Klan and championed white supremacy was targeted by fledgling civil rights organizations and black media.
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10 Quotes on Tyranny | Journal of the American Revolution

10 Quotes on Tyranny | Journal of the American Revolution | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
The world has seen many a tyrant from Genghis Khan to Hitler. At all times, people have had an impression of what made one a tyrant.
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