October 2011

Quiz your students:
What big event happened on this day in October?
  • 10/01/1908
    Henry Ford introduces Model T
  • 10/04/1636
    Legal code instituted in Plymouth Colony
  • 10/11/1965
    Depression-era photographer Dorothea Lange dies
  • 10/17/1915
    American playwright Arthur Miller born
  • 10/20/1803
    Senate ratifies Louisiana Purchase
  • 10/31/1795
    English poet John Keats born

Humanities Magazine
What is a “maybell” and who was Thomas Pearson? Connect with NEH’s Humanities magazine, September/October issue, and find out!

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