History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today’s topic is “The Civil War Ends.” Both sides took a second look at their strategies, strengths, and weaknesses. President Lincoln had first thought the north would be strong enough militarily to defeat the south. However, reinforcements under the command of Thomas J. Jackson, also […]

Mayflower Day

Mayflower Day

September 16th is Mayflower Day. In 1620 the Pilgrims left Plymouth, England to find a place to practice religious freedom. Did you know? The Pilgrims also wanted to find a better life for themselves The Pilgrims were headed to Virginia on a ship called the “Mayflower” Due to a storm, they landed off the coast […]

9/11 Wordsearch

9/11 Wordsearch

Help your child learn about the story of the September 11, 2001 attacks against America. The 9/11 Memorial & Museum tells the story through media, narratives, and artifacts, presenting visitors with personal stories of loss, recovery, and hope. Activities your child can do at home include – Write a letter to a local hero to thank […]

FBI

FBI

We are so thankful for the great service and protection the FBI has given Americans for so many years. Did you know? FBI stands for Federal Bureau of Investigation Its mission is to protect the American people and uphold the United States Constitution Protect the U.S. from terrorist attack Protect the U.S. against foreign intelligence, […]

Native American Dugout Canoe

Native American Dugout Canoe

This dugout canoe was found on the banks of the Red River! It dates to the 14th Century! At 34 feet in length, it is the largest Native American canoe ever discovered in Louisiana! Did you know? The dugout canoe was made from the hollowed-out logs of large trees Larto Lake is connected to the […]

Happy Birthday America!

Happy Birthday America!

Happy Birthday America! Everyone likes a birthday party. Today is America’s birthday party. Let’s celebrate! Here are a few words from Charles Kuralt on the Declaration of Independence. This is the day we celebrate our independence from Great Britain This is the day we celebrate our uniting together to become a strong nation This is […]

4th of July Wordsearch

4th of July Wordsearch

July 4th or Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States. It commemorates the day the Declaration of Independence was ratified by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. This is when the United States declared its formal independence and separation from Great Britain. Thomas Jefferson was a key author of this […]

Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July

I’m proud to be an American! I’m proud of all of the courageous men and women who have helped shape our country into what it is today. It is not perfect, but it is better than any other nation on earth. We have the freedom to worship God where and how we please We have […]

Happy Flag Day

Happy Flag Day

Flag Day commemorates the anniversary of the American flag.  The Second Continental Congress declared that the American flag would have “thirteen stripes, alternate red and white,” and “thirteen stars, white in a blue field” in 1777. Did you Know? The fifty stars on the flag represent the fifty states of the United States of America […]

Remember D-Day – did you know?

Remember D-Day – did you know?

Let’s celebrate D-Day today. Seventy-eight years ago, the Battle of Normandy occurred from June to August 1944 during World War II (1939-1945). Did you know? It ended in the Allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s authority The fight, codenamed Operation Overlord, began on D-Day, June 6, 1944 On this day, 156,000 American, British, […]