Congress makes “Star Spangled Banner” official national anthem

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Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz forced to give up her writing

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Mission Nuestra Señora de la Concepción de Acuña, San Antonio, Texas

National Hispanic Heritage Month

The U.S. Government has set aside the period from September 15 to October 15, to honor the many contributions Hispanic Americans have made and continue to make to our nation by observing National Hispanic Heritage Month. EDSITEment honors them with these resources.

Amy and Leon Kass

The Meaning of America: A New Approach to Civic Education

Over the course of this year, EDSITEment will be showcasing a series of innovative lessons which use classic American short stories to teach civics. We asked the editors of this new curriculum to introduce the project.

John Steinbeck’s novel “Of Mice and Men” published

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Clockwise from top left: Presidents Roosevelt, Reagan, Truman, and Kennedy

PBS: “The Presidents”: EDSITEment’s Related Lesson Plans and Websites

For Presidents' Day, EDSITEment has collected lesson plans and websites covering the history of the presidency and some of its most famous office holders.

Texas secedes from the Union

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President Franklin Roosevelt delivers the Four Freedoms speech

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President Johnson outlines goals of his “Great Society” in State of the Union

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American writer Stephen Crane survives the sinking of The Commodore off the coast of Florida

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