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Children Reciting the Pledge of Allegiance as a Boy Holds the US Flag in their Classroom. We did this in OUR classroom too.

U.S. history apps that are "revolutionizing" education. I have the Civil War App, and it is so amazing it is hard to describe! It is based on a day by day exploration into what was happening...includes letters from both northern and southern people involved in the war, newspaper articles and more. It is a treasure of primary source materials!

The Civil War - Newspaper articles day by day as if the war was happening now. iPad app: THE CIVIL WAR TODAY from the History Channel.

John F. Kennedy as a member of the US Navy in the Solomon Islands in 1943.

The History Place - John F. Kennedy Photo History: The War Hero: South Pacific 1943 - In the Solomon Islands the young man used to a life of luxury lived in fairly primitive conditions in a thatched-roof hut while his PT squadron was put in shipshape.

Chief White Bull: 1849 – 1947. He was the nephew of Sitting Bull and participated in the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Some believe he killed Custer. Prior to becoming a combatant against Custer, White Bull was already an accomplished fighter. He had taken part in at least 20 battles, against the US Army and other tribes. White Bull was shot on two occasions, in addition to other injuries received in battle, he also underwent the torturous Sun Dance more than once.

Chief White Bull: 1849 – He was the nephew of Sitting Bull and participated in the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Some believe he killed Custer. Prior to becoming a combatant against Custer, White Bull was already an accomplished fighter.

The oldest known photograph of the Alamo in 1849 in San Antonio, Texas. It's a daquerreotype photo. It was taken 13 years after the battle. This photograph is located at the University of Austin in the center of American history.

This image of the Alamo chapel, is the earliest known extant photograph taken in Texas. To view it properly the image needs to be flipped.

Annie Moore a 14 year old Irish girl was the first passenger registered at Ellis Island January 1, 1892 which was also her 15 birthday. She was from county Cork Ireland

(NEW YORK) Ellis Island-Annie Moore a 14 year old Irish girl was the first passenger registered at Ellis Island January 1892 which was also her 15 birthday. She was from county Cork Ireland

Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States (Confederacy) during the Civil War.  White House of Confederacy was in Richmond, Virginia.

Jefferson Davis 1875 Betrayed by Yankees Perverting the Constitution. I am a descendent of him, through my (late) mother's side.

John F. Kennedy gives a speech while standing on a kitchen chair in Logan County, West Virginia, 1960. via Time Life's collection of Classic Photos from the Campaign Train

On the Stump: Classic Photos From the Campaign Trail Hank Walker—Time & Life Pictures/Getty images John F. Kennedy gives a speech while standing on a kitchen chair in Logan County, West Virginia,

"The original White House of the Confederacy holds many Davis family possessions." "Built between 1832 and 1835, this Montgomery building was occupied by Jefferson Davis and his family while the government of the Confederacy was being organized."

15 State Guide to Civil War Sesquicentennial Travel

"The original White House of the Confederacy holds many Davis family possessions." "Built between 1832 and this Montgomery building was occupied by Jefferson Davis and his family while the government of the Confederacy was being organized.

Nebraska pioneer family in front of sod house with cow on roof, 1886.... This was once thought of as "Living the Dream"... Now we see it and think sorrow and pain... Just because life is hard doesn't mean it's not the dream!

Light on the Prairie: Solomon D. Butcher, Photographer of Nebraska's Pioneer Days By Nancy Plain

The Battle of Oriskany, August 6, 1777, was one of the bloodiest battles in the North American theater of the American Revolutionary. An American party trying to relieve the siege of Fort Stanwix was ambushed and defeated by a party of Loyalists and allies of several Native American tribes. This was one the few battles in the war in which almost all of the participants were North American: Loyalists and allied Indians fought against Patriots and allied Oneida in the absence of British…

The Battle of Oriskany, August was one of the bloodiest battles in the North American theater of the American Revolutionary. An American party trying to relieve the siege of Fort Stanwix

A soldier's story: Rare images of Vietnam War Charlie Haughey was drafted to the US Army in 1967. After arriving in Vietnam in 1968, he served a tour of duty as a rifleman and was commissioned to take photos of the battalion for Army and civilian newspapers

historywars: “ A radio telephone operator (RTO) guides a Chinook delivering a sling load of materials and supplies at Fire Support Base Pershing, near Dau Tieng. Name and date unknown.

Battles and Casualties of the Civil War map Via The Washington Post and their great coverage of the 150th remembrance of the American Civil War. Click through to see an amazing interactive map and timeline, that allows you to watch the war progress geographically (it’s especially cool to watch Sherman’s march). You can zoom in to look more closely at certain areas, clicking on the battles gives you information about casualties and a summary of the battle.

crossovertheriver: “ Battles and Casualties of the Civil War map Via The Washington Post and their great coverage of the remembrance of the American Civil War. ” Click through to see an amazing interactive map and timeline, that allows you to.

We helped our neighbors out when needed, and they helped us. A North Carolina mountain farm in the early twentieth century. This family grew tobacco for cash and dried fruit for their use and to trade with neighbors.

pinner: We helped our neighbors out when needed, and they helped us. A North Carolina mountain farm in the early twentieth century. This family grew tobacco for cash and dried fruit for their use and to trade with neighbors.