“To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan.” ~Abraham Lincoln
originated as “Armistice Day
” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a...
Lessons of Liberty
The “Lessons of Liberty” initiative is an opportunity for American students to learn more about our country and its values, as well as the people that have been called upon to defend its freedom.
How Schools Can Participate In “Lessons of Liberty ”
Schools will have...
Thank you to Veteran's for your sacrifice and commitment to our country. This week's vote-casting, allowed it involved thousand of volunteers was initially brought to us through your willingness to serve.
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The Weekend Ed. Quote addresses civics and is in honor of Veteran's Day
, November 11th
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November is brimming with teachable moments! Use PBS LearningMedia as a springboard for classroom discussions around historically significant moments like Election Day
, (Nov. 6), Veterans Day
, (Nov. 11), and the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, (Nov. 19) - as well as themes that tie to Native...