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

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Lousiana Purchase Treaty signed

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Spanish adventurer Juan Ponce de León makes first known landing in Florida by a European explorer

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Race—Are We So Different?

Race—Are We So Different? is a project of the American Anthropological Association. A traveling exhibit and website, it looks through the eyes of history, science, and lived experience to explain differences among people and reveal the reality—and unreality—of race. The site contains a virtual tour of the exhibit, resources for middle and high school teachers, STEM resources, and a robust American history section with an interactive timeline.

Battle of the Alamo

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U.N. adopts Universal Declaration on Human Rights

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How Teachers Can Make the Most of “The Dust Bowl”

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The Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedicated on the Washington Mall

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Veterans Day

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A poinsettia

Poinsettias, Posadas, Piñatas, Pathways of Light! Holiday Traditions from Mexico

This holiday season learn about different cultural traditions of Mexico! Attend a fiesta, break a piñata, make a traditional feast, sing popular songs, and decorate with poinsettias, a flower prized by Congress and the Aztec nobility.