July 7

Sandra Day O'Connor nominated to be the first female Supreme Court justice

July 7, 1981

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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.

Helene Johnson, youngest of the Harlem Renaissance poets, is born

July 7, 1907

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Ben Franklin publishes “Improved Poor Richard’s Almanac”

July 7, 1758

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  • Benjamin Franklin's Many "Hats"
    Lesson Plan / Art & Culture
    Benjamin Franklin's Many "Hats"

    Ben Franklin, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and of the Constitution was also a philanthropist, a community leader, patriot, and Founding Father. This lesson plan exemplifies all our new country fought for in the Revolutionary War: individualism, democracy, community, patriotism, scientific inquiry and invention, and the rights of “We the People.”

American historian David McCullough born

July 7, 1933