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November 21, 1980: Millions tune in to find out who shot J.R.

November 21, 1980: Millions tune in to find out who shot J.R. | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
On this day in 1980, 350 million people around the world tune in to television's popular primetime drama "Dallas" to find out who shot J.R. Ewing, the character fans loved to hate. J.R.
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Uncle Sam's nieces. First photographs showing all four women's branches of the armed services in uniform. The photographs have been taken in compliance with a request to show the distinguishing fea...

Uncle Sam's nieces. First photographs showing all four women's branches of the armed services in uniform. The photographs have been taken in compliance with a request to show the distinguishing fea... | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
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Hawaii: Creating the Aloha State | US History Scene

Hawaii: Creating the Aloha State | US History Scene | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
Today, the status of Hawaii's statehood is rarely questioned, but it was a long, complex road that changed a Pacific kingdom into the Aloha State.
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1895 - 1900 Chinese American Man's Slippers | National Museum of American History

1895 - 1900 Chinese American Man's Slippers | National Museum of American History | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
Slippers worn by a Chinese-American man for Lunar New Year, 1895 - 1900: http://t.co/WggmJ6FjSO #tuesdayshoesday
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November 13, 1982: Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedicated

November 13, 1982: Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedicated | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
Near the end of a weeklong national salute to Americans who served in the Vietnam War, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington after a march to its site by thousands of veterans of the conflict.
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November 11, 1918: World War I ends

November 11, 1918: World War I ends | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the Great War ends. At 5 a.m.
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A close call: the victory of John Adams - OUPblog (blog)

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A close call: the victory of John Adams
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Many patriots were viable candidates, but John Adams had served as vice president under Washington and was an obvious choice for a candidate.

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Doris Kearns Goodwin: Roosevelt, Taft and the GOP split

Doris Kearns Goodwin: Roosevelt, Taft and the GOP split | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian's latest book examines two presidents whose friendship turned to rivalry, tearing apart the Republican Party

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Antebellum Reformers tweet their experiences

Compilation of student created work.

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How to experience the Civil War in 4D - O Say Can You See?

How to experience the Civil War in 4D - O Say Can You See? | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
Garry Adelman explains how we can deepen our connection with history, in particular the Civil War, by tapping into a "fourth dimension" of the historical experience.
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How much do you know about President John F. Kennedy? Take our quiz.

How much do you know about President John F. Kennedy? Take our quiz. | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
Fifty years after his assassination in Dallas, John F. Kennedy remains one of the most famous and admired Americans of the 20th century – although historians are split over the import of his 1,000 days in the Oval Office.
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November 7, 1991: Magic Johnson announces he is HIV-positive

November 7, 1991: Magic Johnson announces he is HIV-positive | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
On this day in 1991, basketball legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson stuns the world by announcing his sudden retirement from the Los Angeles Lakers, after testing positive for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
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LBJ's daughter recalls "post-traumatic stress" after Kennedy assassination

LBJ's daughter recalls "post-traumatic stress" after Kennedy assassination | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
In her first television interview about the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Luci Baines Johnson remembers the one thing she could think to do after coming home from school November 22, 1963.
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November 19, 1863: Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address

November 19, 1863: Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
On November 19, 1863, at the dedication of a military cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, during the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln delivers one of the most memorable speeches in American history.
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OurStory : Activities : Life in a WWII Japanese-American Internment Camp

OurStory : Activities : Life in a WWII Japanese-American Internment Camp | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
In this activity, students will read quotes and examine pictures that will help them understand daily life in Japanese American internment camps as well as the effects of these camps on later generations.
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7 Myths about the Boston Tea Party - Journal of the American Revolution

7 Myths about the Boston Tea Party - Journal of the American Revolution | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
1. MYTH: The Tea Act imposed a tax on American colonists (which is why tax protestors often revere the Boston Tea Party).
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First Lady - Lady Bird Johnson | C-SPAN First Ladies: Influence & Image

First Lady - Lady Bird Johnson | C-SPAN First Ladies: Influence & Image | Wonderful World of 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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Walt Disney’s Fantasia was released Nov. 13, 1940, and ever since has helped int...

Walt Disney’s Fantasia was released Nov. 13, 1940, and ever since has helped introduce classical music to young audiences. http://go.usa.gov/WRch
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Vietnam War nurse: 'I saw people do stuff they'd never do at home' - Washington Post (blog)

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Vietnam War nurse: 'I saw people do stuff they'd never do at home'
Washington Post (blog)
It was the first time anyone had said that of me about Vietnam.

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November 10, 1969: Sesame Street debuts

November 10, 1969: Sesame Street debuts | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
On this day in 1969, "Sesame Street," a pioneering TV show that would teach generations of young children the alphabet and how to count, makes its broadcast debut.
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Civil War Battles & Civil War Casualties Interactive Map - The Washington Post

Civil War Battles & Civil War Casualties Interactive Map - The Washington Post | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
DESCRIPTION (Interactive #CivilWar map that tracks battles and casualties, from @washingtonpost: http://t.co/G1J78C3Bmj #CW150)
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Century Chest

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Love it! RT @OklaPOP: mp3 player w/Okie artist music! RT @okhistory What would u put in a time capsule? http://t.co/lJXuCOK1Hy #centurychest
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"And Ain't I A Woman!" Sojourner Truth's famed speech in choral presentation.

UMEA Honor Choir, Abravanel Hall, January 15, 2011. Directed by Lois Faber. Accompanied by Cindy Hayward.
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