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  1. History For Children: The Vanishing Tribe

    In the beginning it is believed that the Beothuck (pronounced Bay-o-thuck) Indians moved between what ...
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  2. History For Children: One Who Serves

    In the winter of 1274, word reached the southern Japanese province Kyushu that the great Mongol emperor ...
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  3. History For Children: Make Your Own Medicine

    Early Native American children may not have sat in classrooms, learned to recite the English alphabet ...
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  4. History For Children: The Last Great Race on Earth

    Howling winds do not stop them. Nor do blinding snowstorms, jagged mountain ranges, frozen rivers or ...
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  5. History For Children: Soul Deep - The Legacy of African American Literature and Music

    It is hard to imagine what American literature and music would be like without the contributions of ...
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  6. History For Children: A Timeless Tale

    Many popular nineteenth-century newspaper editors and book publishers saw success in following an old ...
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  7. History For Children: May Day!

    Beginning as a pagan holiday to celebrate the return of spring, the first of May, or May Day, evolved ...
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  8. History For Children: Working In Lowell

    In 1823, one of the largest clothing manufacturing plants opened its doors in Lowell, Massachusetts. ...
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  9. History For Children: Eternal Foreigners Among Eternal Strangers

    They were writers, painters, and musicians. Like the expatriates of the 1920s, they came to France during ...
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  10. History For Children: The Fugitives

    They would be beaten or whipped. Others might have their Achilles tendon severed or face amputation ...
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  11. History For Children: Pictures From the Past

    One fine fall day in September, 1940, four boys and a dog named Robot set out on a walk near the village ...
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  12. History For Children: First Pass Under Heaven

    Among the great hallmarks of Chinese culture and history, and one of the most extraordinary architectural ...
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  13. History For Children: Novus Ordo Selorum - A New Order for the Ages

    Fifty-five delegates, representing all the states except Rhode Island, attended the convention that ...
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  14. History For Children: The Collapse of the Confederation

    By the late 1780s, most Americans had grown dissatisfied with government under the Articles of Confederation. ...
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  15. History For Children: In Search of a National Government

    When Richard Henry Lee (1732-1794) offered a resolution for independence on June 7, 1776, he also proposed ...
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  16. History For Children: An Election of Government

    "How few of the human race have ever enjoyed an opportunity of making an election of government," ...
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  17. History For Children: Historical Fiction for Summer Reading

    Historical fiction is hotter than ever for young readers. Not only do the number and types of history ...
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  18. History For Children: The Traveling Coffin

    It had already been two long years since the naval blockade had been established in South Carolina's ...
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  19. History For Children: A Slave Ship Speaks

    On September 15, 1699, the sleek and swift merchant ship, the Henrietta Marie set sail from England ...
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  20. History For Children: Watching Over Nature - Rachel Carson

    Growing up on a small Pennsylvania farm, Rachel Carson developed an early appreciation and love for ...
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