March 17

FDR accepts National Gallery of Art building and collections on behalf of the People of the United States

March 17, 1941

Last day of Joan of Arc's examination at her trial

March 17, 1431

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    Lesson Plan / History & Social Studies
    Witnesses to Joan of Arc and The Hundred Years' War

    Joan of Arc is likely one of France's most famous historical figures, and has been mythologized in popular lore, literature, and film. She is also an exceptionally well-documented historical figure. Through such firsthand accounts students can trace Joan's history from childhood, through her death, and on to her nullification trial.

Saint Patrick’s Day — first parade held in New York by Irish soldiers serving in the British army

March 17, 1762

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    Lesson Plan / History & Social Studies
    Where I Come From

    Students take research into their heritage a step beyond the construction of a family tree, traveling through cyberspace to find our what's happening in their ancestral homelands today.