popular topics in historical events

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    Exploring History: My Life Timeline Activity
    Exploring History: My Life Timeline Activity One of the hardest things for a child to grasp about history is that at some time or another, all those historical events were the present. Not to mention that at the time, people probably didn't kno...
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    Wars
    War and Peace Quiz, 2006
    How much do you remember about global conflict in 2006? ...
    Borgna Brunner
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Indoor Activities
    Exploring History: My Life Timeline Activity
    Exploring History: My Life Timeline Activity One of the hardest things for a child to grasp about history is that at some time or another, all those historical events were the present. Not to mention that at the time, people probably didn't kno...
  • School and Learning
    Wars
    War and Peace, 2005
    Test your knowledge of global conflict in 2005. ...
    Borgna Brunner
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    Titanic
    Tall Ships Quiz
    How much do you know about the historic Tall Ships? ...
    David Johnson
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    World War I
    Remembrance Day
    Learn about Remembrance Day and World War I with this quiz. ...
    Elizabeth Olson
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    Wars
    Talking with Kids about War
    Talking with Kids about War"Why aren't they using their words?" a 7-year-old asks her mother about a bomb in the Middle East. In another house, an 11-year-old asks, "Are we going to be bombed? Or maybe Washington?" She's worried about her safety....
    Alvin Poussaint, M.D. and Susan Linn, Ed.D.
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
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    Wars
    Places in the News Quiz, 2007
    Do you remember what places were making headlines in 2007? Take this quiz and find out! ...
    Beth Rowen
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    Historical Events
    Movers and Shakers
    See how much you know about the biggest events of the last 1,000 years. ...
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    Lindbergh
    Lucky Lindy Quiz
    Lindbergh's historic flight over the Atlantic took place in May of 1927. See what else you know about this American aviator. ...
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    First Flight
    A High-Flying Timeline
    A High-Flying TimelineWhat a trip -- from the Wright brothers' first, 12-second flight to the latest launch of the Space Shuttle! Take this aviation tour with your kids. Share your own memories and lay the groundwork for future lofty discussions....
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    Titanic
    Titanic Quiz
    Leo and Kate. Icebergs and lifeboats. Is there anything you don't know about the Titanic? See if you can ace our quiz. ...
  • Patriotic Activities Printables
    Ex-Presidents Send Letters of Regret
    Children can read letters written by John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, which inform two American cities that the men will not be able to attend their Fourth of July ceremonies. ...
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    Revolutionary War
    African-Americans in the Revolutionary War
    African-Americans in the Revolutionary War This was, of course, the military conflict by which the 13 British colonies in North America became a new and (initially) very loosely confederated nation, the United States of America. The date we usua...
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    Ripped Apart: A Civil War Mystery Ripped Apart: A Civil War Mystery is more than your average whodunit. In this game, players have to resolve mysteries from the US Civil War. But, they do so by analyzing and piecing together clues from histori...
    Logan Chamberlain
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    Black History Month
    African-American Troops in the Civil War
    African-American Troops in the Civil War There were so many African-American men involved in the war on the Union side after Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation that a so-called Bureau of Colored Troops was formed to recognize and organ...