Supreme Court Justices – Did You Know?

Supreme Court Justices – Did You Know?

What does the United States Constitution say about Supreme Court Justices? Who has the authority and power to change the number? Let’s look at these fascinating facts and events – Article III (3) of The United States Constitution says: “The judicial power of the United States, shall be vested in one Supreme Court, and in such […]

Columbus Day – Did you know?

Columbus Day – Did you know?

What is Columbus Day? Let’s review history today. Christopher Columbus is an early Italian explorer that discovered America for Spain in 1492. Did you know? Columbus Day is a federal holiday in the United States Columbus Day celebrates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the Americas on October 12, 1492 This day also helps […]

Right or wrong – Did you know?

Right or wrong – Did you know?

Have you ever said, “That’s not right! It’s wrong!”? When we analyze history, or anything else for that matter, we need to apply a concept called “cultural relativism”. Here are some fascinating facts about cultural relativism. Did You Know? Cultural relativism means that history or culture should not be judged by the standards of another […]

Afghanistan – Did You Know?

Afghanistan – Did You Know?

Former President George W. Bush began the U.S. military invasion of Afghanistan in the fall of 2001 after the 9/11 terror attacks on the Pentagon and World Trade Centers in New York. The U.S. pursued the al-Qaida militants who had planned the attack and received support from the Taliban.  Here are other facts about Afghanistan. […]

Did You Know? 4th of July

Did You Know? 4th of July

Did You Know? July 4th is also known as Independence Day. On this day, we celebrate the anniversary of the Second Continental Congress adopting the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. At that time, Congress was made up of delegates from the United States’ original thirteen colonies. They unanimously approved the document that declared […]

D-Day Word Search

D-Day Word Search

June 6th, 2021, commemorates the 77th anniversary of the decisive assault that led to the liberation of France and western Europe from Nazi control. On D-Day, (June 6, 1944) more than 150,000 Allied troops landed on the Normandy beaches code-named Omaha, Utah, Juno, Sword and Gold, carried by 7,000 boats. Enjoy this fun word search […]

Memorial Day History

Memorial Day History

Want to know more about Memorial Day? Here’s a great YouTube clip that will explain a brief history on why we celebrate Memorial Day on the last Monday in May each year. Homeschoolers: sketch/color an illustration. Write at least five facts about Memorial Day. Theme: protecting others. Read the story called The Happy Prince and describe […]

25th Amendment

25th Amendment

What is the procedure when the U.S. President leaves office other than during federal elections? The United States Constitution, Amendment #25, provides a clear procedure as to who becomes the next President when the outgoing President leaves office. The 25th Amendment was proposed on January 4th, 1965. It was ratified by 38 states on February […]