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Boardgames of History

I recently attended BlizzCon 2017, a convention of video gamers from around the world. I and thirty thousand other fans…

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The Secret Massacre

This week there have been so many topics of intense interest to focus on that it was difficult to determine…

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Teaching History Channel

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Let America Be America, Again.

Taking a knee in protest has a long history in the United States This week a sensational story captured the…

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The Bookends of History

This week my class ended their examination of the Civil War and Reconstruction. As with all things this too had…

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The Accuracy of Sharecropping

Sharecroppers There is a quotation that I like to use in the beginning of the year to give my students…

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The DACA of Harriet Tubman

This week the Civil War was raging in my classroom. In many ways I think that this statement could refer…

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Angels of Our Better Nature

This week my students and I started to examine the Civil War. The Civil War1860-1865 In this unit we begin…

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Crispus Attucks

This week in my U.S. History class, we are early in the narrative timeline of the nation’s history. We’ve just…

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First Things Matter

I am a highschool teacher, assigned to spend my days teaching United States History to 11th graders. In this line…