History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today, let’s take a look at “Washington’s Farewell Speech.” Our first elected president, President George Washington, gave a farewell speech when he decided to not run for a third term. President Washington wanted to inspire and guide future generations. Washington’s farewell speech first appeared on […]

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today, let’s take a look at the “New Republic.” In the early days of the new republic, new laws were enacted to protect the rights of the people from oppression and a tyrannical government. Congress created the Department of State, Department of the Treasury, and the […]

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today, let’s take a look at the “U.S. Constitution.” The Constitution is the most important document of the United States. The Constitution protects the right of each individual to govern themselves. In order to protect this right, each citizen needs to understand their rights and responsibilities. […]

Fill-in-the-Blank

Fill-in-the-Blank

Let’s take a trip back in history to 1818, Salzburg, Austria. “Silent Night” is a popular Christmas carol by Franz Xaver Gruber to lyrics by Joseph Mohr. How exciting! Let’s see if we can make some observations and learn from history. Gruberg was a primary school teacher, church organist and composer in the village of Arnsdorf, who is […]

Fill in the Blank

Fill in the Blank

Let’s take a trip back in history to 1911, New York City. How exciting! Let’s see if we can make some observations and learn from history. Let’s play Fill-in-the-Blank! I see the Statue of __________ This looks like the  __________ Bridge Some people are riding a __________ Many men and women are wearing __________ Some […]

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today, let’s take a look at “Ratification of the Constitution.” During this time, major events included debate over ratification, new political groups, and state conventions. Debate over ratification took place in state legislatures, mass meetings, newspapers, and everyday conversations. Those who supported the new Constitution began […]

Potato Candy Recipe

Potato Candy Recipe

Since sugar was rationed and in short supply during the Great Depression (1929-1939), confectioners sugar was used instead. This delicious Potato Candy recipe was easy and quite popular. Potato flakes were invented around 1954. Ingredients: 1 cup mashed potatoes (or substitute instant potato flakes) 1/4 cup water 1 tablespoon vanilla extract (optional) 1/2 cup peanut […]

Pearl Harbor Word Search

Pearl Harbor Word Search

If you haven’t already, check out our History in 3 Minutes Podcast! Then enjoy this fun word search called “Pearl Harbor”. Word searches develop spelling skills, extend vocabulary, and emphasize pattern recognition. Find all of the hidden words! Enjoy replaying one of your favorite word searches. Each time you replay it, the words are reordered to […]

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Remembering Pearl Harbor

    Let us remember those that gave their lives in fighting for our country during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Today we remember that Pearl Harbor was attacked by Japan just before 8:00 a.m. on Sunday morning,  December 7th, 1941. Let us not be caught unawares from those that would try to harm our […]

To Do Nothing!

To Do Nothing!

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men [or women] to do nothing.” Edmund Burke (12January1729 – 9July1797) was an Irish philosopher and statesman. He served as a member of the British Parliament in the House of Commons of Great Britain with the Whig Party. He was sympathetic to the […]