March 6

Roosevelt declares a four-day bank holiday

March 6, 1933

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    Lesson 1: FDR's Fireside Chats: The Power of Words

    In this lesson which focuses on two of FDR's Fireside Chats, students gain a sense of the dramatic effect of FDR's voice on his audience, see the scope of what he was proposing in these initial speeches, and make an overall analysis of why the Fireside Chats were so successful.

Dred Scott decision, U.S. Supreme Court

March 6, 1857

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Louisa May Alcott, American author, dies

March 6, 1888

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    This resource is intended to assist students in drawing interconnections between members of the small group of American literati that made up Thoreau’s circle based in Concord, Massachusetts, and who spawned the transcendentalist movement.

Battle of the Alamo

March 6, 1836