March 26

George Bernard Shaw’s play, “St Joan,” premiers in London

March 26, 1924

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  • Witnesses to Joan of Arc and The Hundred Years' War
    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.

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Robert Frost, American poet, is born

March 26, 1874

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Sandra Day O'Connor, first woman U.S. Supreme Court Justice, is born

March 26, 1930

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  • The Supreme Court: The Judicial Power of the United States
    Lesson Plan / History & Social Studies
    The Supreme Court: The Judicial Power of the United States

    The federal judiciary, which includes the Supreme Court as well as the district and circuit courts, is one of three branches of the federal government. The judiciary has played a key role in American history and remains a powerful voice in resolving contemporary controversies. This lesson provides an introduction to the Supreme Court. Students will learn basic facts about the Supreme Court by examining the United States Constitution and one of the landmark cases decided by that court.

English classical scholar and poet A. E. Housman born

March 26, 1859

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    Launchpad: Death in Poetry

    Death. Perhaps no other theme elicits such deep and varied emotions from individuals across the globe. It's no wonder, then, that poets through the ages—no matter the time or place—have sought to address death through poetry. Read the following poems by A.E. Housman and Dylan Thomas and begin to consider the theme of death in poetry.