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Can Texas Secede from the Union?

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If He Were Shot Today, Could Lincoln Have Survived?

If He Were Shot Today, Could Lincoln Have Survived? | U.S. History | Scoop.it
Lincoln's last formal photograph, taken February 5, 1865 by Alexander Gardner. (Wikipedia)Abraham Lincoln often spoke and dreamed about being assassinated, convinced that he would not outlast the rebellion when his work would have been done.

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Declaration of Independence

http://www.constitutionlive.com This is a very cool video from www.declareyourself.com. The DOI done Hollywood style. Check out more patriotic videos at www....

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101 Objects that Made America | Special Reports | Smithsonian Magazine

101 Objects that Made America   | Special Reports | Smithsonian Magazine | U.S. History | Scoop.it

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This Scholar Created a Brilliant Interactive Map of Slave Rebellions - COLORLINES

This Scholar Created a Brilliant Interactive Map of Slave Rebellions - COLORLINES | U.S. History | Scoop.it
Dr. Vincent Brown, a professor of African and African-American History at Harvard, has made study of the transatlantic slave trade accessible in a new way.

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Revolutionary Tea (song)

"Revolutionary Tea" is an 18th century song written soon after the Boston Tea Party, December 16th 1773. All pictures are historicaly correct and follows clo...
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Tea, Taxes, and The American Revolution: Crash Course World History #28

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Thanksgiving Resources

Thanksgiving Resources | U.S. History | Scoop.it
Thanksgiving has some fascinating spatial components to it.  My wife and I prepared an article for the Geography News Network on Maps101.com that shows the historical and geographic context of the ...
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Thanksgiving: An Infographic

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Think you know a lot about the upcoming holiday, Thanksgiving? eReplacementParts.com has some information that might have you second-guessing your turkey-day knowledge.
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Germans in Colonial Pennsylvania

A video produced for the Muhlenberg 300 celebration. Production supported by a grant from Concordia Trust.
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42 Idiom Origins - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep. 29)

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at the origins of 42 idioms such as, "once in a blue ...

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How to Become the British Monarch - YouTube


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Dozens Of Thanksgiving Facts To Bring Up At The Dinner Table

Dozens Of Thanksgiving Facts To Bring Up At The Dinner Table | U.S. History | Scoop.it
Oh Thanksgiving. So much turkey and conversation. This post will help you with the latter, at least. These Thanksgiving facts are worth bringing up!
The post Dozens Of Thanksgiving Facts To Bring Up At The Dinner Table appeared first on Edudemic.

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An Interactive 3D Model of the JFK Assassination Site, Grassy Knoll and All

An Interactive 3D Model of the JFK Assassination Site, Grassy Knoll and All | U.S. History | Scoop.it
A Danish graphic designer has pieced together historic photos and maps to create an interactive digital diorama of the fateful moments

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, November 23, 2013 7:35 PM

The Maps 101 podcast that I wrote was more on the life of JFK, this Smithsonian Blog article is more about his death.  Which is more interesting?  It all depends on your perspective as there was plenty of mystery and drama in both life and death for JFK.  

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Nelson Mandela: His impact on American activism, politics and pop culture

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Nelson Mandela: A look at his impact on American activism, politics and pop culture

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Measuring Worth - Measures of worth, inflation rates, saving calculator, relative value, worth of a dollar, worth of a pound, purchasing power, gold prices, GDP, history of wages, average wage

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Benjamin Franklin’s Bizarre Symbology. Did He Really Admire the Turkey?

Benjamin Franklin’s Bizarre Symbology. Did He Really Admire the Turkey? | U.S. History | Scoop.it
“OK, is everyone good on this Declaration of Independence thing? Anyone need clarification on the ‘all men are created equal’ bit? No? Great, now let’s get down to some serious business: What should be our new national symbol?
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Taxes & Smuggling - Prelude to Revolution: Crash Course US History #6

In which John Green teaches you about the roots of the American Revolution. The Revolution did not start on July 4, 1776. The Revolutionary War didn't start ...
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Text to Text | The Gettysburg Address and 'Why the Civil War Still Matters'

Text to Text | The Gettysburg Address and 'Why the Civil War Still Matters' | U.S. History | Scoop.it
We honor the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address this month by matching it with two opinion pieces that offer opposing perspectives on the legacy of Abraham Lincoln’s famous speech.
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Deconstructing History: American Flag — History.com Video

Deconstructing History: American Flag — History.com Video | U.S. History | Scoop.it
Why does the American flag have 13 stripes? Get all the facts and figures on "Old Glory."
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7 Overlooked Thanksgiving Rituals, According to Sociologists

7 Overlooked Thanksgiving Rituals, According to Sociologists | U.S. History | Scoop.it
The first major sociological study of Thanksgiving appeared in the Journal of Consumer Research in 1991. Here's what the authors learned.
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The Stalking of President Garfield

The Stalking of President Garfield | U.S. History | Scoop.it
Guiteau said he wanted to kill President Garfield in an American manner. He passed up several opportunities before he thought the time was right
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Daniel Snyder says Redskins will never change name

Daniel Snyder says Redskins will never change name | U.S. History | Scoop.it
Daniel Snyder is owner of the Washington pro football team he grew up adoring. Would he ever consider changing the team name that many American Indians and others believe is a racial slur?
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