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Review Video: The Erie Canal Interview

1825 Channel 9 covers the Erie Canal construction side
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Review Video: Louisiana Purchase

APUSH video extra credit 2013 Alex: Thomas Jefferson & Meriwether Lewis Nhu: Sacagawea Sydney: French Diplomat & William Clark
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Review Video: Events Leading to the American Revolution

Sara Nguyen and Kyla Brewer made this!
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Christmas at the White House with Jennifer Pickens

Christmas at the White House with Jennifer Pickens | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Jennifer Pickens chronicles the fun and festive holiday traditions with her book Christmas at the White House.
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The Historical Gift Guide: 15 of the Greatest Gifts in the History of Presents

The Historical Gift Guide: 15 of the Greatest Gifts in the History of Presents | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Perhaps something in our Historical Gift Guide will sound like the perfect present for the person in your life who has everything—everything except a 69-carat diamond, an eagle made of beer can tabs, and fire.
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Crumbs on the Trail: A Conversation with Nora Guthrie About Her Father, Woody Guthrie

Crumbs on the Trail: A Conversation with Nora Guthrie About Her Father, Woody Guthrie | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
With a newly uncovered collection of songs Woody Guthrie recorded for the government, his daughter Nora talks about who he really was, what she learns from the scholars that come in, and how Woody could write five songs a day.
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Our Presidents • Construction of the Hoover Dam Herbert Hoover...

Our Presidents • Construction of the Hoover Dam Herbert Hoover... | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Construction of the Hoover Dam
Herbert Hoover drafted the agreement which allowed the dam on the Colorado River to move forward. Construction began during his Presidency in 1932.
Work began on the...
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President Gerald R. Ford and First Lady Betty Ford Embracing in the Oval Office, 12/06/1974

President Gerald R. Ford and First Lady Betty Ford Embracing in the Oval Office, 12/06/1974 | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
President Ford and FLOTUS #BettyFord embrace in the Oval Office. 12/6/74. http://t.co/TKTGxJjuVo http://t.co/roG8TrRuVa
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Thanksgiving in 1775, 1777 and 1779 - Journal of the American Revolution

Thanksgiving in 1775, 1777 and 1779 - Journal of the American Revolution | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
While the modern, formalized definition of Thanksgiving as the fourth Thursday in November was not set as a national observance until the time of the Civil War, and wasn’t codified into law until 1941, governors of the various states (and before...
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Emancipation Proclamation: Eric Foner & Julie Golia in Conversation

Emancipation Proclamation: Eric Foner & Julie Golia in Conversation | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Join Pulitzer Prize-winning historican Eric Foner and BHS Public Historian Julie Golia as they discuss one of the most prominent artifacts in BHS's collection: the Empancipation Proclamation.
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Professor: U.S. Colored Troops were the true rebels in Civil War

Professor: U.S. Colored Troops were the true rebels in Civil War | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Gettysburg College professor Scott Hancock said the tens of thousands of other U.S. Colored Troops who fought in the Civil War, and the black women who joined the war effort, more epitomized rebellion than the southerners they were fighting against.
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Review Video: Lincoln Assassination

APUSH 2013 video project Alex: Abraham Lincoln Nhu: Mary Todd Lincoln & Samuel Mudd Sydney: John Wilkes Booth
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Review Video: Boston Massacre

APUSH extra credit video 2013 Alex: Killed Boston Man, John Adams, & Jury Member 1 Nhu: Boston Man, Judge, & Jury Member 3 Sydney: Redcoat & Jury Member 2
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5 Myths of Tarring and Feathering - Journal of the American Revolution

5 Myths of Tarring and Feathering - Journal of the American Revolution | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
1. Myth: Tarring and feathering could be fatal.
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The Moon Belongs to No One, but What About Its Artifacts?

The Moon Belongs to No One, but What About Its Artifacts? | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
Experts call on spacefaring nations to protect lunar landing sites, not to mention Neil Armstrong’s footprints (RT @SmithsonianMag: Whose job is it to protect artifacts found on the moon (like Neil Armstrong’s footprints)?
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OurPresidents: #EleanorRoosevelt & Universal Declaration of Human Rights

OurPresidents: #EleanorRoosevelt & Universal Declaration of Human Rights | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
RT @OurPresidents: #EleanorRoosevelt saw the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as her greatest achievement. http://t.co/sLkn3eGds0
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December 16, 1773: The Boston Tea Party

December 16, 1773: The Boston Tea Party | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
In Boston Harbor, a group of Massachusetts colonists disguised as Mohawk Indians board three British tea ships and dump 342 chests of tea into the harbor.
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December 6, 1884: Washington Monument completed

December 6, 1884: Washington Monument completed | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
On this day in 1884, in Washington, D.C., workers place a nine-inch aluminum pyramid atop a tower of white marble, completing the construction of an impressive monument to the city's namesake and the nation's first president, George Washington.  As...
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Our Presidents • todaysdocument: The “Big Three” in Teheran,...

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“ The “Big Three” in Teheran, November 30, 1943
From November 28 to December 1, 1943, the “Big Three”—Franklin D. Roosevelt, Joseph Stalin, and Winston Churchill—met at Teheran, Iran...
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A closer look at our Statue of Liberty Hanukkah lamp, now on view - O Say Can You See?

A closer look at our Statue of Liberty Hanukkah lamp, now on view - O Say Can You See? | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
We share the story of German immigrant Manfred Anson's menorah, an object that unites the spirits of gratitude and freedom evoked by both Thanksgiving and Hanukkah. (A Statue of Liberty Menorah? Yep.
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Our Presidents • fdrlibrary: 1939: The Year of Two Thanksgivings ...

Our Presidents • fdrlibrary: 1939: The Year of Two Thanksgivings ... | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
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“ 1939: The Year of Two Thanksgivings
At the beginning of Franklin Roosevelt’s presidency, Thanksgiving was not a fixed holiday; it was up to the President to issue a Thanksgiving... (But when to carve the turkey?
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First Lady - Pat Nixon | C-SPAN First Ladies: Influence & Image

First Lady - Pat Nixon | C-SPAN First Ladies: Influence & Image | Southmoore AP United States History | Scoop.it
C-SPAN First Ladies: Influence and Image. FIRST LADIES GET THEIR TURN IN SPOTLIGHT IN NEW C-SPAN HISTORICAL SERIES.
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