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Memorial Day

Monuments and memorials do more than remind us about the past. Learn how you can use them as primary sources, with high school teacher James Percoco. FIND OUT MORE »

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Photo, The Raid at Liberty Arsenal..., May 27, 2009, firehousedawg, Flickr

April 12th will mark the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War. How is [...] »

Official poster, Veterans Day, 2008, United Staes Department of Veteran Affairs

Learn about the men who fought for American ideals and survived. [...] »

battleship firing

Fratricide and allied questions. In the heat of battle, mistakes happen. [...] »

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Photo. Spanish-American War Soldiers. Flickr

Every town has a scattering of historical markers and statues. Discover what [...] »

Photo, California Vietnam Veterans Memorial, March 19, 2007, rscottjones, Flickr

What do memorials say about history and how it's remembered? On Veterans Day, [...] »

What does architecture say about the past and the present? TAH teachers learn [...] »

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Veterans Day is for everyone who fought for the U.S.—including those who [...] »

Does the movie "Glory" depict historical accuracy or wholesale fiction? [...] »

Photo, Jefferson Memorial with Red Tourists, Apr. 18, 2008, Tancread, Flickr

How do we relate to national memorials? Photographs can show us how we want to [...] »

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