EDSITEment in the College-Ready History Classroom: Visual Literacy and Cross-Text Analysis

As students analyze historical documents, they will begin to appreciate the differences between North and South and the changes afoot in the United States that contributed to the developing conflict.

Battle of Bunker Hill

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  • Launchpad: “Speech to the Third Army” by George S. Patton, Jr.

    Created June 3, 2013

    Launchpad: “Speech to the Third Army” by George S. Patton, Jr.

    George Patton awards the silver star to a black soldierDirections: This Launchpad, adapted from the What So Proudly We Hail curriculum, provides background information about the author and discussion questions to enhance your understanding and st

    Frederick Douglass delivers Decoration Day Address

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    May 30, 1871
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    Veterans History Project

    Veteran’s History Project

    The Project is an on-going oral history project from the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, dedicated to collecting and preserving the experiences of thousands of American veterans. It also includes the stories of U.S. citizen civilians actively involved in supporting the war effort.

    Winston Churchill delivers his "Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat" speech

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    May 13, 1940
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    Former President Richard Nixon dies

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    April 22, 1994

    Texas wins independence from Mexico

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    April 13, 1836

    President William McKinley asks Congress for a declaration of war against Spain

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    April 11, 1898
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