Author Archives: pucsblog

When I was your age…

Nearly everyone in my generation remembers when our schools first got computers. They were a type called Apple II GS. There were a few small computer labs in my school and you could play a few rudimentary math games (Number … Continue reading

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The Last Wompanoag Princess

The audio linked below gives an interesting view of a person whose ideas about the Pilgrims was very different than most. Episode 118: On the Shores of Assawompset    

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Trello Sign-Up

8th grade sign-up link   7th grade sign-up link

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Dear John; Dear Abigail

  They are, perhaps, the best American love story I know of. John and Abigail Adams were a matched set. Both had incredible minds and were in favor of declaring independence from Great Britain before nearly anyone else in the … Continue reading

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Audio Notes – Townshend Acts, Coercive Acts, and Boston Massacre

Below you’ll find the link to the audio notes from the Revolutions podcast. Pay particular attention to how the events and people connect to each other and to events and people we’re already familiar with. The Townshend Acts

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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.

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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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