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Trouble in New England – Video Notes

Below is the video on the New England cranks, witches, and other problems faced by the puritans. Advertisements

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Columbus Day

  Today is Columbus Day, which I don’t celebrate and try to purposely ignore. I don’t even talk about Columbus much in class. The comic that is linked below will explain why. Don’t Celebrate Columbus Day Once you’ve read the … Continue reading

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Confederate Generals

  Yesterday you read an article about the violence in Charlottesville, VA. One of the sparks for the protests was the proposed removal of a stature of a confederate soldier. There are lots of opinions on what to do with … Continue reading

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The Beginning of History

In the past few years I have had several people suggest that we start history classes with modern day and then work backwards through history slowly revealing how recent events connect with the past. This makes a lot of sense … Continue reading

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2017 Summer Blog #13 – Who tells your story?

My final word on Alexander Hamilton…for now.

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2017 Summer Blog #12

Philadelphia Day 7

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2017 Summer Blog #11

Philadelphia Day 6 How have I been in Philly this long and not done a blog post on Ben Franklin? I mean the guy is everywhere. There’s a larger than life bust of him beside the fire station outside my … Continue reading

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