Hungry yet? No more grain reserves – Did you Know?

Hungry yet? No more grain reserves – Did you Know?

Remember when President Franklin D. Roosevelt created a national grain reserve to help American farmers during the Great Depression? Well, guess what? There are no more grain reserves held by the U.S. government to protect you or anyone else. Here are more fascinating facts. Did you know? There is now little to no buffer for […]

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Welcome back to History in 3 Minutes Podcast. Today we are going to digress and take a look at the topic called “Language”. A language is a symbol system Each language is made up of sounds, gestures, characters, and letters For example, the gesture of a smile is made by flexing the muscles at the sides […]

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 […]

Archive.org

Archive.org

Want to dig into over 1.4 million FREE books, websites, historical documents, and movies? Go to this nonprofit website called Archive.org.  Here are more fascinating facts – 1.4 million free books free websites free historical documents free movies free music it is a nonprofit internet archival organization founded in 1996 since its launch in 2001, […]

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 […]

Drought, computer chip shortage

Drought, computer chip shortage

The ongoing drought in Taiwan means not enough drinking water and a computer chip shortage. Not another shortage you are saying! Those unfortunate souls in Taiwan do not have enough drinking water, cleaning water, or even enough water for the farmers. This is a disaster. Why? For the first time in 56 years there have […]