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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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Print, Prayer in Stonewall Jackson's camp, n.d., Library of Congress

What view of the Civil War does Gods and Generals present? Historian Steven E. [...] »

Gallant charge of the Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts ..., Currier and Ives, 1863

Where does the glory of Robert Shaw and the men of the 54th Massachusetts [...] »

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

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

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Photo. Illumination Ceremony at dawn. Flickr

So you don't live near Gettysburg or the Alamo—can you still teach with [...] »

Photo, First Army photos of the bombing..., Hawaii, Dec. 7, 1941, LoC

December 7, 2011 will mark the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. [...] »

Photo. Spanish-American War Soldiers. Flickr

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

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

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 [...] »

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

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