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Where Have You Been?

I recently found this great map that allows you to color in all the places you have been.  So I decided to give it a try.     Below are all of the states that I have visited in the United States.   Want to make a map of your…

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United States Constitution App

United States Constitution Want to know what’s in the Constitution?  Just download the Constitution app for your phone or iPad.  It is a great handy guide when looking up information about the Constitution.

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Which is Which?

Ever get confused betwee the Bill of Rights, the Constitution, and the Declaration of Independence? I found this great infographic that gives information on all three in an easy to read format. This is a great tool to help you remember the differences between all three documents. Take a look!…

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Getting Ready for Halloween?

History does have its advantages, especially during Halloween.  Historical buildings could be choked full of ghosts and paranormal activity.  Check out this article on the 10 most haunted places in the United States.  One of them is located very near Downey.     Do you have the guts to visit? …

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Writing DBQs

How to Write an Introduction and Conclusion for a DBQ

Writing an introduction and conclusion for a DBQ doesn’t have to be hard especially if you follow the easy guide shown below. There are two tables one for the introduction and one for the conclusion. Each table addresses every sentence needed for each of the two paragraphs and they are in order.

Using A Document Analysis to Write the DBQ Body Paragraphs

Learn how to read and annotate a DBQ Document so that it makes sense. Take the information from that Document to write a DBQ paragraph by completing a Document Analysis. Then use that Document Analysis to write a perfect paragraph for your DBQ essay.

Writing a Body Paragraph for a DBQ

Learn to Write a DBQ body paragraph. If you have used the Document Analysis, writing a body paragraph is as easy as copying the chart. Other How-To Articles You Might Find Useful