04DEC 2022
American Educational History Timeline

American Educational History Timeline

Click on the arrows on the left and right to move along the timeline. 1830 The Virginia General Assembly forbids the teaching of African Americans—slave or free—to read or write. 1870 Virginia Law declares that …white and colored persons shall not be taught in the same school but in separate schools… 1871 Virginian schools employ one Negro teacher for every 232 school-aged African-American…

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30NOV 2022
World War One History

World War One History

Consider this. While John Redmond and his Irish Parliamentary Party colleagues paraded the length of Ireland to recruit soldiers for an ‘Irish Brigade’ of the British Army in the belief that Home Rule had already been guaranteed, the Secret Elite, who controlled Asquith’s government and the upper echelons…
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26NOV 2022
When did the American Revolutionary War Start

When did the American Revolutionary War Start

The opening shots of the American Revolution were fired in the center of Lexington, Massachusetts on the morning of April 19, 1775. One British soldier was wounded, while eight men of Lexington fell dead. This tragic exchange of gunfire would trigger the American Revolution, a war that would last for eight long years and would result in the birth of the United States of America…

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22NOV 2022
Abraham Lincoln short Story

Abraham Lincoln short Story

Abraham Lincoln was not regarded as a particularly hardworking child. Instead of adapting to frontier life and embracing the hard labor associated with it, Abraham retreated into books and self-education. He did, however, gain a local reputation as an expert fighter after defeating one of his town’s bullies in a wrestling match. When people discuss Abraham Lincoln in modern society…

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18NOV 2022
Pearl Harbor bombing date

Pearl Harbor bombing date

A view of the USS ARIZONA burning after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on December 7, 1941. Reuters The USS SHAW explodes during the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on December 7, 1941. Reuters This captured Japanese photograph shows the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on December 7, 1941. In the distance, the smoke rises from Hickam Field. Reuters The USS Nevada…

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14NOV 2022
Important U.S. Historical events

Important U.S. Historical events

This August 29 marks the 45th anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium. Held in East Los Angeles, the moratorium was the largest anti-Vietnam War demonstration by any minority group in the United States, including African Americans. Estimates of the demonstrators, mostly Chicanos, or Mexican Americans, range from 20, to 30, . It was also the largest demonstration during the Chicano…

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10NOV 2022
Women after World War II

Women after World War II

During World War II, women played a crucial role in America as their male counterparts were dispatched on multiple foreign fronts in the Atlantic and Pacific theaters. With an abundance of opportunities available, women filled the jobs that were mostly occupied by men. Many women began working in factories, manufacturing airplanes and working in shipyards; proving that women could…

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06NOV 2022
Great events in American History

Great events in American History

It was a symbolic moment in the history of the United States when the last racial barrier in American politics was overcome. Just 143 years earlier, the man who would now hold the supreme office in U.S. government could have been a possession, another man’s property. President-elect Obama said, “If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things…

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02NOV 2022
Pearl Harbor address

Pearl Harbor address

The USS Arizona Memorial overlooks Pearl Harbor and is located on the shoreline right off of Kamehameha Highway (HI-99). The best way to reach the memorial is by car or bus; visitors should note that Honolulu is a bustling metropolis and prepare themselves to deal with traffic. From Waikiki, the trip generally takes 45 minutes by car and over an hour by bus. Address: 1 Arizona Memorial…

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