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History of Thanksgiving

The year after the Pilgrims wrote the Mayflower Compact and landed on Plymouth Rock they celebrated the very first Thanksgiving.  You may remember the story, the Pilgrims invited the Native Americans to dinner to celebrate the first successful harvest. The year before more than half of the Pilgrims had starved…

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How To Use Google Drive

I just love infographics. So when I found this fantatic infographic on how to use Google Drive to got really excited. Everything you every needed or wanted to know about Google Drive is found below. Take a moment and check it out. Comment below if there is something you would…

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Who Made Thanksgiving a National Holiday?

Did you know the first time a president mentioned Thanksgiving was on October 3, 1789?  George Washington was the president and he made a formal proclamation of Thanksgiving in America. But he was not the president that made Thanksgiving a national holiday.  That would have been Abraham Lincoln.  In 1863,…

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Happy Veteran’s Day

The very first Veteran’s Day was celebrated on November 11, 1919.  November 11th was the one year anniversary of Armistice Day.  Armistice Day was the end of World War I, also known as The Great War.  The Great War ended when the Allied nations and Germany stopped fighting on the…

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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