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From 1846 to 1848, the United States fought a war with Mexico over territory that would eventually become the states of Texas, Arizona, New Mexico,...
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  • Social Studies
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On June 25, 1950, North Korea surprised South Korea by invading and advancing towards the capital city of Seoul. Soon after, President Truman sent U...
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Christopher Columbus sailed from Spain and landed on the islands of a new continent in October 1492. He left the islands in January 1493 and before...
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Organized around a Museum-produced 38-minute documentary, The Path to Nazi Genocide , these materials and discussion questions provide students with...
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  • Social Studies
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The Vietnam War was a conflict between communist North Vietnam and South Vietnam that began in 1955. However, the war took on a greater worldwide...
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The American Civil War was fought from 1861 until 1865. Starting with the Missouri Compromise and ending with the election of Abraham Lincoln, this...
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  • US History
  • MS, HS
In 1803, Thomas Jefferson arranged for the purchase of the Louisiana Territory from Napoleon Bonaparte from France. This purchase was significant in...
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  • World History
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World War II was a worldwide conflict that took place from 1939 to 1945, beginning with Germany’s invasion of Poland on September 1, 1939. It...
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  • World History
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World War I began in Europe in July of 1914, sparked by the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. However, a complicated history of alliances,...
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
After the Declaration of Independence, the former colonies needed a constitution to help organize the new country. The Articles of Confederation was...