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Seamen at Kaneohe Naval Air Station decorate the graves of their fellow sailors killed at Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 / Official U.S. Navy photograph.
Date: Dec 29 2017
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The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 marked the most devastating foreign assault ever on American soil. Over 2,000 soldiers and sailors were killed and 1,000 wounded. The following primary source set on the attack depicts both the attack itself and its aftermath. The pictures, videos, and maps contained in the set paint a vivid picture of the immense loss of life and impact o…

San Francisco, Calif., April 1942. First-graders, some of Japanese ancestry, at the Weill public school pledging allegience to the United States flag. The evacuees of Japanese ancestry were housed in War relocation authority centers for the duration of the war
Date: Dec 29 2017
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The December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii resulted in over 2,000 soldiers and sailors killed and 1,000 wounded. The attack sparked the U.S. declaration of war on Japan and the official start of American involvement in World War II. Even as the loss of life caused widespread grief, the assault on American soil drove intense patriotism and spurred subsequent reactionary behavior against…

1885 photograph showcasing Buffalo Bill and Sitting Bull
Date: Dec 29 2017
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The following primary source set focuses on material culture produced about and by American Indians. The information and materials in the set can be used as a jumping off point for teachers looking to access resources provided by the Library of Congress related to the topic. The subject of American Indian history and culture is generally not emphasized significantly in American history curricul…

Date: Dec 28 2017
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 44 for December 20, 2017

Date: Dec 17 2017
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 43 for December 13, 2017

Date: Dec 9 2017
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 42 for December 6, 2017

Date: Nov 30 2017
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 4, Issue 41 for November 27, 2017