General George C. Marshall, soldier and statesman, born

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What So Proudly We Hail: The Meaning of America Curriculum

Through the use of stories, speeches, and songs, this site seeks to educate hearts and minds about American ideals, American identity and national character, and the virtues and aspirations of our civic life. A ten lesson curriculum is included which covers the following topics: National Identity and Why It Matters, Freedom and Individuality, Equality, Enterprise and Commerce, Freedom and Religion, Law Abidingness, Self Command, Courage and Self-Sacrifice, and Compassion.

Joseph Stalin born

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Russian novelist Alexander Solzhenitsyn born

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  • Revolution '67 video clip 2

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  • Launchpad: Revolution '67

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    Launchpad: Revolution '67

    Activity One. Protest: Why and How?

    A. Imagine that the local or federal government has passed the following laws and respond to the questions below.

  • Revolution '67, Lesson 1: Protest: Why and How

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    The “riots” of the 1960s provide teachers with an excellent opportunity to highlight a wide variety of important themes in U.S. history such as conflict and protest as well as the transition from the civil rights era to Black Protest movement.

    American playwright Eugene O’Neill dies

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    November 23, 1953