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Abolishing Slavery: The Efforts of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln

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Address to Congress on Women's Suffrage

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A Defiant Muhammad Ali Was Cherished By Black Men

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Agreement Between the U.S. and the Spokane Indians

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America and I

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American Dream Faces Harsh New Reality
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American Indian School a Far Cry from the Past

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America's Shifting Views on Immigration

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A Nation Divided: North vs. South

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Andrew Jackson's Speech to Congress on 'Indian Removal'

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A New African-American Culture

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Behind The Native American Achievement Gap

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Black Soldiers in the Civil War

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Bloody Kansas

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Building a Borderless World

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Causes of the American Civil War

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Chief Powhatan’s Address to Captain John Smith

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Confirming the Termination of Japanese Internment

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Cultural Common Ground Gets Harder To Come By

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Does It Matter If Schools Are Racially Integrated?
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Changing America

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Duck & Cover: School Drills During the Cold War

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Empowering the Black Power Movement

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Everyday Life as a Learning Experience

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Every Man a King

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Excerpt from Southern Horrors: Lynch Laws in All Its Phases

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Excerpt from The Jungle

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Excerpts from 'Song of Myself': 1, 2, 6, 52
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Excerpts from Thomas Jefferson’s Writings on American Indians

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First Lady Barbara Bush’s Commencement Address at Wellesley College

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For King's Adviser, Fulfilling The Dream 'Cannot Wait'

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French and Indian War

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From Lithuania to the Chicago Stockyards

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From Resistance to Reservations

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From Slaves to Sharecroppers

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From 'The World Before Him'

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Fugitive Slave Act of 1793

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How American Industry Won World War II

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How Haiti Saved the United States

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How Native Students Can Succeed In College: 'Be As Tough As The Land That Made You'

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I Hear America Singing

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Issues with the Articles of Confederation

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Lewis and Clark: American Explorers

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Life of a Slave on a Southern Plantation

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Local Children's Reactions to 9-11 Tragedy
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Manifest Destiny, I Do Believe

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Northeast Natives

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O Captain! My Captain!

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On Being Brought from Africa to America

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Opposing Innovation
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Out Where the West Begins

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President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address
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President Roosevelt’s First Fireside Chat

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Puritan Laws and Character

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Reconstruction

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Red Cloud's Speech after Wounded Knee

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Settling a New World: The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island

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Shoe Factory Horror

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Showdown in Little Rock

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'Shut the Door' Speech

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Speech on Slavery

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The 1897 Petition Against the Annexation of Hawaii

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The Attack on Pearl Harbor

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The Battle of Bull Run: The End of Illusions

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The Battle of Gettysburg

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The Election of 1860

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The Emancipation Proclamation

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The Gettysburg Address

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The Great Depression

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The Life of a U.S. Industrial Worker

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The Lost Generation

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The Plymouth Thanksgiving Story

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The Revolutionary Rise of Abolitionists

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The Road to American Independence

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The Roaring Twenties

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The Rush of Immigrants

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The South Secedes

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The Story of Ida B. Wells

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The Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations

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The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

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The Voting Rights Act of 1965

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The Wounded Knee Massacre

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'Those Kids Never Got to Go Home'

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To His Excellency, General Washington

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Traveling West

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Valley Forge and the American Revolution

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Voices Against Conformity: America in the 1950s

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Was Hard Fight to Get Vote

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Washington's Farewell Address

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We Shall Overcome Speech

We Shall Overcome Speech by President Lyndon B. Johnson is in the public domain.

What Past Generations Can Teach Us About Our Future

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What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?

What to the Slave is the Fourth of July? by Frederick Douglass is in the public domain.

Why Are We Obsessed With Superheroes?
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What makes America unique?
Act for Establishing Religious Freedom

Act for Establishing Religious Freedom by Thomas Jefferson is in the public domain.

America
America by Claude McKay is in the public domain.
American Justice in the Supreme Court

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America the Beautiful

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An Incredible Job: Being America’s President

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A Participant’s First-Hand Account of the Boston Tea Party

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Close Calls in U.S. Election History

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Columbus
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'Day of Infamy' Speech

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Election Choices: 2008

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Excerpt from 'On Drought Conditions'

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From 'A Time for Choosing' Speech

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Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death Speech

Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death Speech by Patrick Henry is in the public domain.

Hollywood Dreams of Wealth, Youth, and Beauty

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How a Bill Becomes a Law

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I Am Very Real
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JFK's 'Race to Space' Speech

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Manifest Destiny

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Michelle Obama’s 2016 Speech to the DNC

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On Broadway
On Broadway by Claude McKay is in the public domain.
Paul Revere's Ride

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Puritan Laws and Character

Puritan Laws and Character by Henry William Elson is in the public domain.

The American Electoral Process

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The Bill of Rights

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The Declaration of America’s Immense Offense

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The Declaration of Independence

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The Economic Bill of Rights

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The First Flag
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The Founding of American Democracy

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
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The Marshall Plan

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The Negro Speaks of Rivers
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The New Colossus

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To His Excellency, General Washington

To His Excellency, General Washington by Phillis Wheatley is in the public domain.

West African Society at the Point of European Contact

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Who Gets to Be President?

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‘You Have the Right to Remain Silent’: A History of the Miranda Rights

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Comedy & Tragedy

What can we learn from comedy?
A Defenseless Creature
A Defenseless Creature by Anton Chekhov is in the public domain.
A Description of A City Shower
A Description of A City Shower by Jonathan Swift is in the public domain.
A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift is in the public domain.

An Uncomfortable Bed

An Uncomfortable Bed by Guy de Maupassant is in the public domain.

A Satirical Elegy on the Death of a Late Famous General
A Satirical Elegy on the Death of a Late Famous General by Jonathan Swift is in the public domain.
A Slander
A Slander by Anton Chekhov is in the public domain.
Eve's Diary
Eve's Diary by Mark Twain is in the public domain.
Extracts from Adam's Diary

Extracts from Adam's Diary by Mark Twain is in the public domain.

Hermann the Irascible
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Lord Arthur Savile's Crime
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime by Oscar Wilde is in the public domain.
Natural Selection Kills 38 Quadrillion Organisms in Bloodiest Day Yet

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One Summer Night

One Summer Night by Ambrose Bierce is in the public domain.

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County by Mark Twain is in the public domain.
The Million Pound Bank Note
The Million Pound Bank Note by Mark Twain is in the public domain.
The Model Millionaire

The Model Millionaire by Oscar Wilde is in the public domain.

The Mouse
The Mouse by Saki is in the public domain.
The Nose
The Nose by Nikolai Gogol is in the public domain.
The Open Window

The Open Window by Saki is in the public domain.

The Ransom of Red Chief
The Ransom of Red Chief by O. Henry is in the public domain.
Wealthy Teen Nearly Experiences Consequences
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What can we learn from tragedy?
Austrian Heir and Wife Shot to Death After Escaping Bombing

Austrian Heir and Wife Shot to Death After Escaping Bombing by The Washington Herald is in the public domain.

Californian Neglected its Duty

Californian Neglected its Duty by El Paso Herald is in the public domain.

Can a Devastating Shark Attack Really Lead to a Better Life?

“Can a Devastating Shark Attack Really Lead to a Better Life?” from Psychology Today, © 2011, Melanie Greenberg. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Death Marches in the Holocaust

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Elie Wiesel

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Elie Wiesel’s Remarks at the Dedication of Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum

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Elie Wiesel’s “The Perils of Indifference” Speech

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Home Burial
Home Burial by Robert Frost is in the public domain.
Icarus and Daedalus

Icarus and Daedalus by Josephine Preston Peabody is in the public domain.

In Flanders Fields

“In Flanders Fields” from In Flanders Fields and Other Poems by John McCrae (1918) is in the public domain.

Introduction to the Holocaust

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It is Raining on the House of Anne Frank

"It's Raining on the House of Anne Frank" from Carnival Evening by Linda Pastan. Copyright (c) 1998 by Linda Pastan. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

It’s For You to Know That You Forgive, Says Holocaust Survivor

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Liberating the First Nazi Camp

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On Second Anniversary, Haiti Still Recovering from Earthquake

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On Tragedy

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Outpouring of Support for France

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Pompeii

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President Clinton’s Remarks in Kigali on the Rwandan Genocide

“President Clinton’s Remarks in Kigali on the Rwandan Genocide” by President William Jefferson Clinton (1998) is in the public domain.

President Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address

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Red Cloud's Speech after Wounded Knee

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RFK’s Speech Following the Death of MLK

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Romeo & Juliet: Act V, Scene III
Romeo & Juliet: Act V, Scene III by William Shakespeare is in the public domain.
Ronald Reagan on the Challenger Disaster

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Seven Decades On, Anne Frank’s Words Still Comfort

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Shoe Factory Horror

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Sometimes, History is Sadness
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The 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing

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The Ambitious Guest

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The Bright Side of Sadness
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The Death of Hercules
The Death of Hercules by Alfred Church is in the public domain.
The Guilty Party
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The Kitty Genovese Murder: What Really Happened?

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The Lady of Shalott
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The Legend of Oedipus
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The Love of Alcestis
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The Man Who Coined 'Genocide' Spent His Life Trying To Stop It

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The Myth of Daedalus and Icarus
The Myth of Daedalus and Icarus by Ovid is in the public domain.
The Star
The Star by H.G. Wells is in the public domain.
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

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The Wounded Knee Massacre

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'To Be Or Not To Be' Soliloquy
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Woman Who Helped Anne Frank Dies at 100

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Death

How do people face death?
A Dead Body

A Dead Body by Anton Chekhov is in the public domain.

A Dead Woman's Secret

A Dead Woman's Secret by Guy de Maupassant is in the public domain.

Annabel Lee
Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe is in the public domain.
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce is in the public domain.

Anthem for Doomed Youth
Anthem for Doomed Youth by Wilfred Owen is in the public domain.
A Rose for Emily
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A Satirical Elegy on the Death of a Late Famous General
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Austrian Heir and Wife Shot to Death After Escaping Bombing

Austrian Heir and Wife Shot to Death After Escaping Bombing by The Washington Herald is in the public domain.

Aztec Sacrifice

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Because I could not stop for death
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Death Be Not Proud
Death Be Not Proud by John Donne is in the public domain.
Death Marches in the Holocaust

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Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

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Dulce et Decorum Est

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Eating Together

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Egyptian Mummies

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Egypt’s Pyramids

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Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard by Thomas Gray is in the public domain.
Eleonora
Eleonora by Edgar Allan Poe is in the public domain.
Funeral Shadows: A Mystery
Funeral Shadows: A Mystery by Francis A. Durivage is in the public domain.
Home Burial
Home Burial by Robert Frost is in the public domain.
ICU

“ICU” from Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, © 2003, Grace Chua. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

If We Must Die

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I'm Happiest When Most Away

I'm Happiest When Most Away by Emily Brontë is in the public domain.

Languages

Languages by Carl Sandburg is in the public domain.

Last Diary Entry of John Wilkes Booth

Last Diary Entry of John Wilkes Booth by John Wilkes Booth is in the public domain.

Liberation of Nazi Concentration Camps

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Ligeia
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Making a Fist

“Making a Fist” from Words Under the Words, © 1988, Naomi Shihab Nye. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Nature

Nature by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is in the public domain.

Nazi Germany's Euthanasia Program

“Nazi Germany's Euthanasia Program” from The Holocaust Encyclopedia, © 2016, The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

No Man Is An Island

"No Man Is An Island" by John Donne is in the public domain.

One Summer Night

One Summer Night by Ambrose Bierce is in the public domain.

Pompeii

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Ronald Reagan on the Challenger Disaster

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Sleeping

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Sometimes, History is Sadness
“Sometimes, History is Sadness”, © 2015, David White. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost is in the public domain.

The Ambitious Guest

The Ambitious Guest by Nathaniel Hawthorne is in the public domain.

The Attack on Pearl Harbor

The Attack on Pearl Harbor by National Park Service is in the public domain.

The Battle of Bull Run: The End of Illusions

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The Big Trip Up Yonder
The Big Trip Up Yonder by Kurt Vonnegut is in the public domain.
The Cone
The Cone by H.G. Wells is in the public domain.
The Death of a Soldier

"The Death of a Soldier" by Wallace Stevens. Copyright © 1923. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

The Death of Hercules
The Death of Hercules by Alfred Church is in the public domain.
The District Doctor
The District Doctor by Ivan Turgenev is in the public domain.
The Ecchoing Green

The Ecchoing Green by William Blake is in the public domain.

The Faith Cure Man

The Faith Cure Man by Paul Laurence Dunbar is in the public domain.

The Fall of the House of Usher
The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe is in the public domain.
The Fly
The Fly by Katherine Mansfield is in the public domain.
The Landlady

"The Landlady" from The Best of Roald Dahl by Roald Dahl. Copyright © 1959 by David Hingham Associates Limited. Used by permission of Vintage. All rights reserved. 

The Last Leaf
The Last Leaf by O. Henry is in the public domain.
The Law of Life
The Law of Life by Jack London is in the public domain.
The Love of Alcestis
The Love of Alcestis by Alfred Church is in the public domain.
The Open Boat
The Open Boat by Stephen Crane is in the public domain.
The Pardon of Becky Day
The Pardon of Becky Day by John Fox, Jr. is in the public domain.
The Pit and the Pendulum
The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe is in the public domain.
The Raven

The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe is in the public domain.

The Tempest 4.1.156-8

From You Kiss By Th' Book © 2016 by Gary Soto. Used with permission of Chronicle Books LLC, San Francisco. Visit www.chroniclebooks.com.

The White Old Maid
The White Old Maid by Nathaniel Hawthorne is in the public domain.
The Wives of the Dead
The Wives of the Dead by Nathaniel Hawthorne is in the public domain.
The Wounded Knee Massacre

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'Those Kids Never Got to Go Home'

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To An Athlete Dying Young

To An Athlete Dying Young by A. E. Housman is in the public domain.

'To Be Or Not To Be' Soliloquy
'To Be Or Not To Be' Soliloquy by William Shakespeare is in the public domain.
We Grow Accustomed to the Dark
We Grow Accustomed to the Dark by Emily Dickinson is in the public domain.
When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be
When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be by John Keats is in the public domain.
Who Was Anne Frank?

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Education

What is the goal of education?
A Child Of Slavery Who Taught A Generation

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Allegory of the Cave

"Allegory of the Cave" from The Republic by Plato (380 B.C.) is in the public domain.

American Indian School a Far Cry from the Past

“American Indian School a Far Cry from the Past” from Morning Edition by Charla Bear. Copyright © 2008 by National Public Radio. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

At The Head of Her Class, and Homeless

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Behind The Native American Achievement Gap

“Behind The Native American Achievement Gap” from Tell Me More by Celeste Headlee. Copyright © 2012 by National Public Radio. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

Burning a Book
William Stafford, “Burning a Book” from Ask Me: 100 Essential Poems. Copyright © 1986 by William Stafford. Used with the permission of The Permissions Company, Inc. on behalf of Graywolf Press, Minneapolis, Minnesota, www.graywolfpress.org.
Decades Later, Desegregation Still on the Docket in Little Rock

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Does It Matter If Schools Are Racially Integrated?
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Elie Wiesel’s Remarks at the Dedication of Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum

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Excerpt from 'The Story of My Life'

Excerpt from 'The Story of My Life' by Helen Keller is in the public domain.

First Lady Barbara Bush’s Commencement Address at Wellesley College

First Lady Barbara Bush’s Commencement Address at Wellesley College by First Lady Barbara Bush is in the public domain.

In Pakistan, a Self-Styled Teacher Holds Class for 150 in a Cowshed

“In Pakistan, a Self-Styled Teacher Holds Class for 150 in a Cowshed”, © 2014, National Public Radio. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Learning to Read

Learning to Read by Francis Ellen Watkins Harper is in the public domain.

Malala Yousafzai: A Normal Yet Powerful Girl

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Malala Yousafzai’s Address to the United Nations, July 2013

"Malala Yousafzai’s Address to the United Nations, July 2013" by Malala Yousafzai (2013) is in the public domain.

Nice Kids Finish First: Study Finds Social Skills Can Predict Future Success
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President Obama’s National Address to America’s Schoolchildren

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Teaching Kids in Vietnam to Avoid a Deadly, Everyday Legacy of War

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Teaching Shakespeare in a Maximum Security Prison
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The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: Excerpts from Chapters 1 & 7

The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: Excerpts from Chapters 1 & 7 by Frederick Douglass is in the public domain.

Village Schools and Traveling Soldiers

Village Schools and Traveling Soldiers by Arthur Henderson Smith is in the public domain.

What Teachers Make
“What Teachers Make” from What Learning Leaves, © 2002, Taylor Mali. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
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Fate & Free Will

Can we control our fate?
A Holocaust Survivor, Spared from Gas Chamber by Twist of Fate

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Cinderella

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Clash of Cultures: Indigenous America and the Conquistadores

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Egyptian Mummies

Egyptian Mummies by USHistory.org is licensed under CC BY 4.0.

Invictus

Invictus by William Ernest Henley is in the public domain.

Issues with the Articles of Confederation

“Issues with the Articles of Confederation”, © 2016, BirdBrain. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Lord Arthur Savile's Crime
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime by Oscar Wilde is in the public domain.
Luck

Luck by Mark Twain is in the public domain.

Romeo & Juliet: Act V, Scene III
Romeo & Juliet: Act V, Scene III by William Shakespeare is in the public domain.
Stereotypes and The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
© 2014. Stereotypes and The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy by CommonLit is a derivative of Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
The Ants and the Grasshopper

The Ants and the Grasshopper by Aesop is in the public domain.

The Crow and the Pitcher

The Crow and the Pitcher by Aesop is in the public domain.

The Faith Cure Man

The Faith Cure Man by Paul Laurence Dunbar is in the public domain.

The Lady or the Tiger
The Lady or the Tiger by Frank R. Stockton is in the public domain.
The Landlady

"The Landlady" from The Best of Roald Dahl by Roald Dahl. Copyright © 1959 by David Hingham Associates Limited. Used by permission of Vintage. All rights reserved. 

The Legend of Oedipus
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The Nature vs. Nurture Debate
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The Road Not Taken

The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost is in the public domain.

The Three Little Pigs

The Three Little Pigs by Joseph Jacobs is in the public domain.

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Fear & Paranoia

How does fear drive action?
An Uncomfortable Bed

An Uncomfortable Bed by Guy de Maupassant is in the public domain.

A Slander
A Slander by Anton Chekhov is in the public domain.
Californian Neglected its Duty

Californian Neglected its Duty by El Paso Herald is in the public domain.

Duck & Cover: School Drills During the Cold War

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Emmett Till

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FDR's First Inaugural Address

FDR's First Inaugural Address by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is in the public domain.

Fear Is Simple and Profound

“Fear Is Simple and Profound” from The Global Oneness Project, © 1999, The Global Oneness Project. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Fear Prompts Teens to Act Impulsively

“Fear Prompts Teens to Act Impulsively” from societyforscience.org, © 2013, Society for Science. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.This article is intended only for single-classroom use by teachers. For rights to republish Science News for Students articles in assessments, course packs, or textbooks, visit: https://www.societyforscience.org/permission-republish.

Lamb to the Slaughter

“Lamb to the Slaughter” from The Best of Roald Dahl, © 1953, David Hingham Associates Limited. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

McCarthyism

McCarthyism by USHistory.org is licensed under CC BY 4.0.

On a Mountain Trail
On a Mountain Trail by Harry Perry Robinson is in the public domain.
President Roosevelt’s First Fireside Chat

"President Roosevelt's First Fireside Chat: The Banking Crisis" by President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933) is in the public domain.

Settling a New World: The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island

Settling a New World: The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island by National Park Service is in the public domain.

Stress for Success
“Stress for Success” from societyforscience.org, © 2015, Society for Science. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.This article is intended only for single-classroom use by teachers. For rights to republish Science News for Students articles in assessments, course packs, or textbooks, visit: https://www.societyforscience.org/permission-republish.
The Complexity of Fear

“The Complexity of Fear”, © 2011, Mary C. Lamia, Ph.D. . Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

The Fall of the House of Usher
The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe is in the public domain.
The Griffin and the Minor Canon
The Griffin and the Minor Canon by Frank R. Stockton is in the public domain.
The Mouse
The Mouse by Saki is in the public domain.
The Pit and the Pendulum
The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe is in the public domain.
The Salem (and other) Witch Hunts

© 2016. The Salem (and other) Witch Hunts by CommonLit is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

The Tell-Tale Heart

The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe is in the public domain.

The Three Little Pigs

The Three Little Pigs by Joseph Jacobs is in the public domain.

When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be
When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be by John Keats is in the public domain.
Witchcraft in Salem

Witchcraft in Salem by USHistory.org is licensed under CC BY 4.0.

How can fear be used to manipulate?
Excerpts from Thomas Jefferson’s Writings on American Indians

Excerpts from Thomas Jefferson’s Writings on American Indians by Thomas Jefferson is in the public domain.

McCarthyism

McCarthyism by USHistory.org is licensed under CC BY 4.0.

Stalin: A Brutal Legacy Uncovered
© 2016. Stalin: A Brutal Legacy Uncovered by CommonLit is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
The Daisy Girl Ad

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The Elephant's Child
The Elephant's Child by Rudyard Kipling is in the public domain.
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving is in the public domain.
The Open Window

The Open Window by Saki is in the public domain.

What Slaves Are Taught To Think of The North

What Slaves Are Taught To Think of The North by Harriet Ann Jacobs is in the public domain.

Winged Blackmail
Winged Blackmail by Jack London is in the public domain.
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Friendship & Family

What is a friend?
After Twenty Years

After Twenty Years by O. Henry is in the public domain.

A Poison Tree

A Poison Tree by William Blake is in the public domain.

Clownfish and Sea Anemone
© 2014. Clownfish and Sea Anemone by CommonLit is licensed under CC BY NC-SA 2.0.
Excerpt from Peter Pan: "When Wendy Grew Up"
Excerpt from Peter Pan: "When Wendy Grew Up" by J.M. Barrie is in the public domain.
Excerpt from 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn'

Excerpt from 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' by Mark Twain is in the public domain.

How Santa Claus Found the Poor-House

How Santa Claus Found the Poor-House by Sophie Swett is in the public domain.

Love and Friendship
Love and Friendship by Emily Brontë is in the public domain.
Masks
“Masks” from "Everything On It", © 2011, Evil Eye, LLC. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
More Facebook Friends, Fewer Real Ones, Says Cornell Study
“More Facebook Friends, Fewer Real Ones, Says Cornell Study”, © 2011, ABC News. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
No Man Is An Island

"No Man Is An Island" by John Donne is in the public domain.

The Interlopers
The Interlopers by Saki is in the public domain.
The Last Leaf
The Last Leaf by O. Henry is in the public domain.
The Lion and the Mouse
The Lion and the Mouse by Aesop is in the public domain.
The Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde is in the public domain.

The Stolen Party

“The Stolen Party” by Liliana Heker, © 1982, which appeared in Other Fires: Short Fiction by Latin American Women, edited and translated by Alberto Manguel, © 1985. Reprinted by permission of Westwood Creative Artists Ltd. and Schavelzon Graham Agencia Literaria (www.schavelzongraham.com).

What makes a family?
Désirée’s Baby
Désirée’s Baby by Kate Chopin is in the public domain.
Eating Together

Li-Young Lee, "Eating Together," from Rose. Copyright © 1986 by Li-Young Lee. Used with the permission of The Permissions Company, Inc., on behalf of BOA Editions, Ltd., www.boaeditions.org.

Excerpt from Peter Pan: "When Wendy Grew Up"
Excerpt from Peter Pan: "When Wendy Grew Up" by J.M. Barrie is in the public domain.
Fish Cheeks
“Fish Cheeks” from Seventeen Magazine, © 1987, Amy Tan and the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
Home
Home by Anton Chekhov is in the public domain.
If
If by Rudyard Kipling is in the public domain.
Morning in the Burned House
“Morning in the Burned House” from Morning in the Burned House, © 1995, Margaret Atwood. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
Mother to Son

Mother to Son by Langston Hughes is in the public domain.

On Reverence for Parents

On Reverence for Parents by Zhao Ban is in the public domain.

The Big Trip Up Yonder
The Big Trip Up Yonder by Kurt Vonnegut is in the public domain.
The Gift of The Magi

The Gift of The Magi by O. Henry is in the public domain.

The Reef
The Reef by Samuel Scoville, Jr. is in the public domain.
The Role Reverser: Growing Up Too Soon

“The Role Reverser: Growing Up Too Soon”, © 2014, Gregory L. Jantz, Ph.D.. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

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Growing Up

What does it mean to be grown up?
Adolescence and the Teenage Crush
“Adolescence and the Teenage Crush” from Psychology Today, © 2012, Dr. Carl Pickhardt. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
Araby
Araby by James Joyce is in the public domain.
Eleonora
Eleonora by Edgar Allan Poe is in the public domain.
Excerpt from Peter Pan: "When Wendy Grew Up"
Excerpt from Peter Pan: "When Wendy Grew Up" by J.M. Barrie is in the public domain.
Fifth Grade Autobiography
“Fifth Grade Autobiography” from Grace Notes, © 1989, Rita Dove. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
Fish Cheeks
“Fish Cheeks” from Seventeen Magazine, © 1987, Amy Tan and the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
Icarus and Daedalus

Icarus and Daedalus by Josephine Preston Peabody is in the public domain.

If
If by Rudyard Kipling is in the public domain.
Making a Fist

“Making a Fist” from Words Under the Words, © 1988, Naomi Shihab Nye. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Mirror Stage

© 2014. Mirror Stage by CommonLit is a derivative of Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

Miss Brill
Miss Brill by Katherine Mansfield is in the public domain.
On Reverence for Parents

On Reverence for Parents by Zhao Ban is in the public domain.

Rebel With a Cause: Rebellion in Adolescence

“Rebel With a Cause: Rebellion in Adolescence” from Psychology Today, © 2009, Dr. Carl Pickhardt. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Ripe Figs

Ripe Figs by Kate Chopin is in the public domain.

Sleeping

“Sleeping”, © 2003, Katharine Weber. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

The Story of The Lazy Boy: A Kachari Folktale
The Story of The Lazy Boy: A Kachari Folktale compiled by Rev. Sidney Endle is in the public domain.
Travel

Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson is in the public domain.

Two Finalists Vie To Be 'Master Chef Junior'

“Two Finalists Vie To Be 'Master Chef Junior'” from NPR.org, © 2013, National Public Radio. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

What's Your True Age?
“What's Your True Age?” from Psychology Today, © 2012, Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D.. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
Why should we value our youth?
Down the Rabbit Hole

Down the Rabbit Hole by Lewis Carroll is in the public domain.

Dr. Heidegger's Experiment
Dr. Heidegger's Experiment by Nathaniel Hawthorne is in the public domain.
Excerpt from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: Chapter 12

Excerpt from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: Chapter 12 by Lewis Carroll is in the public domain.

Forever Young: America's Obsession with Never Growing Old

“Forever Young: America's Obsession with Never Growing Old” from Psychology Today, © 2013, Dale Archer. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Home
Home by Anton Chekhov is in the public domain.
How an 11-Year-Old Boy Invented the Popsicle
“How an 11-Year-Old Boy Invented the Popsicle ”, © 2015, National Public Radio. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
Morning in the Burned House
“Morning in the Burned House” from Morning in the Burned House, © 1995, Margaret Atwood. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
My Lost Youth
My Lost Youth by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is in the public domain.
Nothing Gold Can Stay

"Nothing Gold Can Stay" by Robert Frost is in the public domain.

Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College
Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College by Thomas Gray is in the public domain.
On Turning Ten

“On Turning Ten” from The Art of Drowning, © 1995, University of Pittsburgh Press. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

The Big Trip Up Yonder
The Big Trip Up Yonder by Kurt Vonnegut is in the public domain.
The Children's Hour
The Children's Hour by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is in the public domain.
The Ecchoing Green

The Ecchoing Green by William Blake is in the public domain.

The Land of Story-Books
The Land of Story-Books by Robert Louis Stevenson is in the public domain.
The Role Reverser: Growing Up Too Soon

“The Role Reverser: Growing Up Too Soon”, © 2014, Gregory L. Jantz, Ph.D.. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

The Stolen Party

“The Stolen Party” by Liliana Heker, © 1982, which appeared in Other Fires: Short Fiction by Latin American Women, edited and translated by Alberto Manguel, © 1985. Reprinted by permission of Westwood Creative Artists Ltd. and Schavelzon Graham Agencia Literaria (www.schavelzongraham.com).

Two Ways of Looking at A River
Two Ways of Looking at A River by Mark Twain is in the public domain.
Where the Sidewalk Ends
“Where the Sidewalk Ends” from Where the Sidewalk Ends, © 1974, Evil Eye, LLC. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
Young Innovators: Detecting Land Mines

“Young Innovators: Detecting Land Mines”, © 2011, National Public Radio. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

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Honor & Courage

What does it mean to be brave?
Courage in Denmark: Resistance to the Nazis in WWII

“Courage in Denmark: Resistance to the Nazis in WWII” from The Holocaust Encyclopedia, © 2016, The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Danish Resistance During the Holocaust

“Danish Resistance During the Holocaust”, © 2007, Holocaust Education & Archive Research Team. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

'Day of Infamy' Speech

'Day of Infamy' Speech by President Franklin D. Roosevelt is in the public domain.

Dulce et Decorum Est

Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen is in the public domain.

Duty, Honor, Country Address at West Point

Duty, Honor, Country Address at West Point by General Douglas MacArthur is in the public domain.

General Eisenhower’s Order of the Day

General Eisenhower’s Order of the Day by General Dwight D. Eisenhower is in the public domain.

If
If by Rudyard Kipling is in the public domain.
If We Must Die

If We Must Die by Claude McKay is in the public domain.

Malala Yousafzai: A Normal Yet Powerful Girl

“Malala Yousafzai: A Normal Yet Powerful Girl” from NPR.org, © 2013, National Public Radio. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Malala Yousafzai’s Address to the United Nations, July 2013

"Malala Yousafzai’s Address to the United Nations, July 2013" by Malala Yousafzai (2013) is in the public domain.

Ronald Reagan on the Challenger Disaster

Ronald Reagan on the Challenger Disaster by President Ronald Reagan is in the public domain.

Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott by USHistory.org is licensed under CC BY 4.0.

Sonnet
Sonnet by James Weldon Johnson is in the public domain.
The Attack on Pearl Harbor

The Attack on Pearl Harbor by National Park Service is in the public domain.

The Soldier

The Soldier by Rupert Brooke is in the public domain.

The Story of David and Goliath

The Story of David and Goliath by The Book of Samuel is in the public domain.

The Underground Railroad

“The Underground Railroad”, © 2016, CC BY 4.0 . Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

What makes a hero?
Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great by USHistory.org is licensed under CC BY 4.0.

Aztec Sacrifice

“Aztec Sacrifice ”, © 2013, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Californian Neglected its Duty

Californian Neglected its Duty by El Paso Herald is in the public domain.

Elie Wiesel

“Elie Wiesel” from The Holocaust Encyclopedia by The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Copyright ©2016 by The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

Female WWII Pilots: The Original Fly Girls

“Female WWII Pilots: The Original Fly Girls”, © 2010, National Public Radio. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Gladiators, Chariot Races, and the Roman Games

Gladiators, Chariot Races, and the Roman Games by USHistory.org is licensed under CC BY 4.0.

Healing ‘Brick City’: A Newark Doctor Returns Home
“Healing ‘Brick City’: A Newark Doctor Returns Home”, © 2013, National Public Radio. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
Hoover: Feeding the Starving Victims of World War I

© 2016. Hoover: Feeding the Starving Victims of World War I by CommonLit is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

In Flanders Fields

“In Flanders Fields” from In Flanders Fields and Other Poems by John McCrae (1918) is in the public domain.

It is Raining on the House of Anne Frank

"It's Raining on the House of Anne Frank" from Carnival Evening by Linda Pastan. Copyright (c) 1998 by Linda Pastan. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

Joan of Arc: France’s Young Tragic Hero

“Joan of Arc: France’s Young Tragic Hero” from Social Studies for Kids, © 2015, David White. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Letter from Frederick Douglass to Harriet Tubman

Letter from Frederick Douglass to Harriet Tubman by Frederick Douglass is in the public domain.

Lewis and Clark: American Explorers

“Lewis and Clark: American Explorers”, © 2005, Barbara Radner. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Luck

Luck by Mark Twain is in the public domain.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. by USHistory.org is licensed under CC BY 4.0.

O Captain! My Captain!

"O Captain! My Captain!" by Walt Whitman (1865) is in the public domain.

One Woman’s War Efforts During World War II

“One Woman’s War Efforts During World War II”, © 2011, . Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Paul Revere's Ride

Paul Revere's Ride by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is in the public domain.

The Death of Hercules
The Death of Hercules by Alfred Church is in the public domain.
The Love of Alcestis
The Love of Alcestis by Alfred Church is in the public domain.
The Olympic Games

The Olympic Games by USHistory.org is licensed under CC BY 4.0.

Theseus and the Minotaur

“Theseus and the Minotaur”, © 2006, East of England Broadband Network. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

The Story of Ida B. Wells

“The Story of Ida B. Wells”, © 1999, Shannon Moreau. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

The Underground Railroad

“The Underground Railroad”, © 2016, CC BY 4.0 . Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Valley Forge and the American Revolution

“Valley Forge and the American Revolution”, © 2005, Barbara Radner. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

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Identity

Can you change your identity?
A Dead Woman's Secret

A Dead Woman's Secret by Guy de Maupassant is in the public domain.

Alter Egos

© 2013. Alter Egos by CommonLit is a derivative of Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

A Retrieved Reformation
A Retrieved Reformation by O. Henry is in the public domain.
Behind The Native American Achievement Gap

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Egyptian Social Structure

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Excerpt from 'A Christmas Carol': Marley's Ghost
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Excerpt from 'A Christmas Carol': The Second of the Three Spirits
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Excerpt from The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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Feudal Japan

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Fish Cheeks
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Greek Society

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Hearts and Hands

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'I Am Not An Inmate ... I Am A Man. And I Have Potential'
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It’s For You to Know That You Forgive, Says Holocaust Survivor

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Life After Sport

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Many Younger Facebook Users 'Unfriend' The Network

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Masks
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Online Identity

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Rebel With a Cause: Rebellion in Adolescence

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Stanley Williams

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Superman's Secret Identity

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The Stolen Party

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Why Afghanistan’s ‘Underground Girls’ Skirt Tradition to Live as Boys
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Woman Who Helped Anne Frank Dies at 100

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What makes you who you are?
‘Chasing Memories’ In Their Refugee Camp 40 Years After Fleeing Vietnam

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Classical Conditioning

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Désirée’s Baby
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Don't Hate on the Trait

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Excerpt from Honky

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Excerpt from "Self Reliance"
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Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet
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Excerpts from 'Song of Myself': 1, 2, 6, 52
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Fear Prompts Teens to Act Impulsively

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Feudal Japan

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Frank Abagnale

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Freud's Theory of the Id, Ego, and Superego
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Heart to Heart
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How Do I Look?

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How Native Students Can Succeed In College: 'Be As Tough As The Land That Made You'

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Human or Machine? A.I. Experts Reportedly Pass The 'Turing Test'

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I'm Nobody! Who Are You?

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Invictus

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Let's See What You're Made Of

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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

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Mirror Stage

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No Man Is An Island

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On Being Brought from Africa to America

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Self-Concept
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Stereotypes and The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
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Strength in Numbers
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The Blind Men and the Elephant

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The Destinies of Two Men Who Share One Name
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The Distracted Teenage Brain

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The Fallacy of Success
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The Lion in Love

The Lion in Love by Aesop is in the public domain.

The Lost Generation

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The Metamorphosis
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The Nature vs. Nurture Debate
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The Negro Speaks of Rivers
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The Nose
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The Road Not Taken

The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost is in the public domain.

The Thief and His Mother

The Thief and His Mother by Aesop is in the public domain.

The Tyger
The Tyger by William Blake is in the public domain.
Things Get More Complicated When You’re Older

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Things That Show and Things That Don't

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Two Spirit: The Story of a Movement Unfolds

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What Past Generations Can Teach Us About Our Future

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What Your Most Vivid Memories Say About You

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Where Did I Come From?

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Justice, Freedom & Equality

What is fair?
Abolishing Slavery: The Efforts of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln

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A Defiant Muhammad Ali Was Cherished By Black Men

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Agreement Between the U.S. and the Spokane Indians

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American Justice in the Supreme Court

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A Modest Proposal

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Athenian Democracy

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Aztec Sacrifice

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Close Calls in U.S. Election History

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Egyptian Social Structure

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Emmett Till

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Every Man a King

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Excerpt from Southern Horrors: Lynch Laws in All Its Phases

“Excerpt from Southern Horrors: Lynch Laws in All Its Phases” from Southern Horrors: Lynch Laws in All Its Phases by Ida B. Wells (1892) is in the public domain.

Excerpt from Spirit of Laws

Excerpt from Spirit of Laws by Charles-Louis de Secondat Montesquieu is in the public domain.

From Resistance to Reservations

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From Slaves to Sharecroppers

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Greek Society

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High Court Reviews Insanity-Defense Case

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Letter to the Treasurer of Spain

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Life Isn't Fair--Deal With It
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Luck

Luck by Mark Twain is in the public domain.

Master Jacob
Master Jacob by Howard Pyle is in the public domain.
Mexican Migrant Workers in the 20th Century

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Nazi Summer Camp

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On Reverencing the Husband

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President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address
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Red Cloud's Speech after Wounded Knee

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Richard Nixon’s Resignation Speech

Richard Nixon’s Resignation Speech by President Richard M. Nixon is in the public domain.

Serving in Florida: Excerpt from 'Nickel and Dimed'
“Serving in Florida: Excerpt from 'Nickel and Dimed'” from Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America, © 2001, Barbara Ehrenreich. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
Should Girls Be Allowed to Play High School Football?

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Speech on Slavery

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The 1897 Petition Against the Annexation of Hawaii

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The American Electoral Process

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The Ants and the Grasshopper

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The Bill of Rights

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The Code of Hammurabi

The Code of Hammurabi by Unknown is in the public domain.

The Coeur d’Alene Miners’ Uprising

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The Founding of American Democracy

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The Inca: Engineering an Empire

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
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The Lady or the Tiger
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The Missouri Compromise

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The Rise and Fall of Karl Marx

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The Rise of Greek City-States: Athens Versus Sparta

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The Scholarship Jacket
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The Scottsboro Boys

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The Story of Prometheus and Pandora's Box

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The Story of the Bad Little Boy

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The Voting Rights Act of 1965

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Trifles
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UN Explores Native American Rights In U.S.

“UN Explores Native American Rights in U.S.” from Tell Me More by Michel Martin. Copyright © 2012 by National Public Radio. Used with permission. All rights reserved.

Why Does No One Ever Thank Me for the Magna Carta?

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Workers’ Rights and the History of Labor Unions

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‘You Have the Right to Remain Silent’: A History of the Miranda Rights

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Which is more important: freedom or security?
A Participant’s First-Hand Account of the Boston Tea Party

A Participant’s First-Hand Account of the Boston Tea Party by George Hewes is in the public domain.

Burning a Book
William Stafford, “Burning a Book” from Ask Me: 100 Essential Poems. Copyright © 1986 by William Stafford. Used with the permission of The Permissions Company, Inc. on behalf of Graywolf Press, Minneapolis, Minnesota, www.graywolfpress.org.
Censorship: For the People, or for Controlling the People?
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Court Rejects New York City's Portion Cap for Sugary Drinks

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Excerpts from Leviathan

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From 'A Time for Choosing' Speech

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Hate Speech and the First Amendment

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I Am Very Real
© 1973, Kurt Vonnegut. For nonprofit educational use only.
Issues with the Articles of Confederation

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Letter from Mary Mallon: On Being ‘Typhoid Mary’

Letter from Mary Mallon: On Being ‘Typhoid Mary’ by Mary Mallon is in the public domain.

Political Society

Political Society by John Locke is in the public domain.

President Bush on the PATRIOT Act

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Stop and Frisk: Right or Wrong?

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The House Dog and The Wolf

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The PATRIOT Act: Protection over Privacy

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Loneliness & Isolation

What does it mean to feel alone?
At A Window

At A Window by Carl Sandburg is in the public domain.

I'm Nobody! Who Are You?

I'm Nobody! Who Are You? by Emily Dickinson is in the public domain.

Miss Brill
Miss Brill by Katherine Mansfield is in the public domain.
On Broadway
On Broadway by Claude McKay is in the public domain.
Settling a New World: The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island

Settling a New World: The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island by National Park Service is in the public domain.

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T.S. Eliot is in the public domain.
The Machine Stops
The Machine Stops by E. M. Forester is in the public domain.
The Metamorphosis
The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka is in the public domain.
The Yellow Wallpaper

The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman is in the public domain.

Trifles
Trifles by Susan Glaspell is in the public domain.
Where I Lived and What I Lived For
Where I Lived and What I Lived For by Henry David Thoreau is in the public domain.
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Love

How are we changed by love?
Annabel Lee
Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe is in the public domain.
At A Window

At A Window by Carl Sandburg is in the public domain.

Cleopatra VII

“Cleopatra VII”, © 2014, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Eleonora
Eleonora by Edgar Allan Poe is in the public domain.
Excerpts from Jane Eyre
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Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet
Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is in the public domain.
Heart to Heart
“Heart to Heart” from American Smooth, © 2004, Rita Dove. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
I Am Offering This Poem
“I Am Offering This Poem”, © 1990, New Directions Publishing Corp.. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
Lobo, the King of Currumpaw
Lobo, the King of Currumpaw by Ernest Seton Thompson is in the public domain.
Love and Friendship
Love and Friendship by Emily Brontë is in the public domain.
Love Letter

Love Letter by Jack London is in the public domain.

Sonnet 18
Sonnet 18 by William Shakespeare is in the public domain.
Sonnet 43

Sonnet 43 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning is in the public domain.

The Lady or the Tiger
The Lady or the Tiger by Frank R. Stockton is in the public domain.
The Lion in Love

The Lion in Love by Aesop is in the public domain.

The Love of Alcestis
The Love of Alcestis by Alfred Church is in the public domain.
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T.S. Eliot is in the public domain.
The Raven

The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe is in the public domain.

The Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde is in the public domain.

The Third Wish

“The Third Wish” from Not What You Expected: A Collection of Short Stories by Joan Aiken. Copyright © 1974 by Joan Aiken. Used by permission of the Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents, Inc.. All rights reserved.

To My Dear and Loving Husband

To My Dear and Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet is in the public domain.

Why Do We Hate Love?

“Why Do We Hate Love?”, © 2013, Robert Firestone, Ph.D. . Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

How does love emerge?
Adolescence and the Teenage Crush
“Adolescence and the Teenage Crush” from Psychology Today, © 2012, Dr. Carl Pickhardt. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
Answer to A Child's Question

Answer to A Child's Question by Samuel Taylor Coleridge is in the public domain.

Echo and Narcissus
Echo and Narcissus by Ovid, translated by Brookes More is in the public domain.
How I Found True Love in an Arranged Marriage

“How I Found True Love in an Arranged Marriage”, © 2015, the author. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Ligeia
Ligeia by Edgar Allan Poe is in the public domain.
Pygmalion

Pygmalion by Ovid, translated by Anthony S. Kline is in the public domain.

The District Doctor
The District Doctor by Ivan Turgenev is in the public domain.
The Gift of The Magi

The Gift of The Magi by O. Henry is in the public domain.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving is in the public domain.
Tristan and Isolde
Tristan and Isolde by Lady Jane Wilde is in the public domain.
Would You Marry a Stranger?
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Man vs. Nature

Who's in control: man or nature?
A Lonely Planet Ponders
“A Lonely Planet Ponders”, © 2002, Estate of John P. Curtin. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
Ancient Greece: The Birthplace of Western Individualism

Ancient Greece: The Birthplace of Western Individualism by USHistory.org is licensed under CC BY 4.0.

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

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Choosing a Warning Label for Human DNA
“Choosing a Warning Label for Human DNA”, © 2006, Global Oneness Project. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
Egg
“Egg” from Poetry Magazine, © 1977, Linda Pastan. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
Excerpt from 'On Drought Conditions'

Excerpt from 'On Drought Conditions' by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is in the public domain.

Fog

"Fog" from Chicago Poems by Carl Sandburg (1916) is in the public domain.

Genetically Modified Salmon: Food or 'Frankenfish'?

“Genetically Modified Salmon: Food or 'Frankenfish'?” from Teaching Kids News, © 2014, Monique Conrod. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Icarus and Daedalus

Icarus and Daedalus by Josephine Preston Peabody is in the public domain.

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood by The Brothers Grimm is in the public domain.

Lobo, the King of Currumpaw
Lobo, the King of Currumpaw by Ernest Seton Thompson is in the public domain.
On a Mountain Trail
On a Mountain Trail by Harry Perry Robinson is in the public domain.
Pompeii

“Pompeii”, © 2012, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Scientists Clone Human Embryos To Make Stem Cells

“Scientists Clone Human Embryos To Make Stem Cells”, © 2013, National Public Radio. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Settling a New World: The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island

Settling a New World: The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island by National Park Service is in the public domain.

The 1972 Andes Flight Disaster
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The Law of Life
The Law of Life by Jack London is in the public domain.
The Open Boat
The Open Boat by Stephen Crane is in the public domain.
The Reef
The Reef by Samuel Scoville, Jr. is in the public domain.
There Will Come Soft Rains
There Will Come Soft Rains by Sara Teasdale is in the public domain.
The Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde is in the public domain.

The Star
The Star by H.G. Wells is in the public domain.
The Story of The Lazy Boy: A Kachari Folktale
The Story of The Lazy Boy: A Kachari Folktale compiled by Rev. Sidney Endle is in the public domain.
The Transformation of Arachne into a Spider
The Transformation of Arachne into a Spider by Ovid is in the public domain.
To Build A Fire
To Build A Fire by Jack London is in the public domain.
Where the Sidewalk Ends
“Where the Sidewalk Ends” from Where the Sidewalk Ends, © 1974, Evil Eye, LLC. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.
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Men & Women

How do we define the roles of men and women?
Address to Congress on Women's Suffrage

Address to Congress on Women's Suffrage by Carrie Chapman Catt is in the public domain.

"Advice to the 'Newly Married Lady'"

"Advice to the 'Newly Married Lady'" by Samuel K. Jennings is in the public domain.

Ain't I a Woman?

Ain't I a Woman? by Sojourner Truth is in the public domain.

A Jury of Her Peers
A Jury of Her Peers by Susan Glaspell is in the public domain.
An Obstacle
An Obstacle by Charlotte Perkins Gilman is in the public domain.
Cleopatra VII

“Cleopatra VII”, © 2014, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions
Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions by Elizabeth Cady Stanton is in the public domain.
Emma Watson’s United Nations: “HeForShe: Gender Equality is Your Issue, Too” Speech

Emma Watson’s United Nations: “HeForShe: Gender Equality is Your Issue, Too” Speech by Emma Watson is in the public domain.

Eve's Diary
Eve's Diary by Mark Twain is in the public domain.
Excerpts from Jane Eyre
Excerpts from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte is in the public domain.
Excerpts from The Awakening

Excerpts from The Awakening by Kate Chopin is in the public domain.

Extracts from Adam's Diary

Extracts from Adam's Diary by Mark Twain is in the public domain.

Female WWII Pilots: The Original Fly Girls

“Female WWII Pilots: The Original Fly Girls”, © 2010, National Public Radio. Reprinted with permission, all rights reserved.

First Lady Barbara Bush’s Commencement Address at Wellesley College

First Lady Barbara Bush’s Commencement Address at Wellesley College by First Lady Barbara Bush is in the public domain.

First Lady Hillary Clinton’s Address to the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women

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Greek Society

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Story of An Hour

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Testimony Before the Senate Hearings on the Equal Rights Amendment

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The Golden Lotus: A History of Foot Binding

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The Look of Power: How Women Have Dressed for Success

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Trifles
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Was Hard Fight to Get Vote

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A Teen and A Trolley Reveal Society's Dark Side

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Honest Abe

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Letter from Frederick Douglass to Harriet Tubman

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Little Things Are Big
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Men and Women Use Different Scales to Weigh Moral Dilemmas

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Morality as Anti-Nature
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Of the Dignity or Meanness of Human Nature
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Senator Nixon's “Checkers” Speech

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The Coeur d’Alene Miners’ Uprising

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The Elves and the Shoemaker
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The Revolutionary Rise of Abolitionists

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The Storyteller
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The Two Brothers

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The Worst Sin

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Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right
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Why do people do bad things?
An Excerpt From The Story of Cain and Abel from Genesis 4

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Assassination of the President

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Aztec Sacrifice

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Bloody Kansas

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Cinderella

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From Resistance to Reservations

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Hearts and Hands

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Introduction to the Holocaust

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Is There a Cheater's High?

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Last Diary Entry of John Wilkes Booth

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Manifest Destiny

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Nazi Germany's Euthanasia Program

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On Revenge
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President Clinton’s Remarks in Kigali on the Rwandan Genocide

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The Berlin Wall

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The Guilty Party
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The Man in the Well
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The Milgram Experiment
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The Scramble for Africa

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The Stanford Prison Experiment
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What Made Aldrich Ames Tick?

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What makes good people do bad things?
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Egypt’s Pyramids

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Eight White Sox Are Indicted
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Excerpt from 'A Christmas Carol': Marley's Ghost
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I Am Offering This Poem
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Jack and the Beanstalk

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Keeping Up With the Joneses

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Master Jacob
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Midas

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Serving in Florida: Excerpt from 'Nickel and Dimed'
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Study: ‘High Incomes don’t Bring You Happiness

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The Fisherman and His Wife
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The Gift of The Magi

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The Golden Touch
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The Goose with the Golden Egg

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The Million Pound Bank Note
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The Necklace
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The Pied Piper of Hamelin
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The Reef
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The Scholarship Jacket
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The Treasure in the Forest
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The Two Brothers

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You Can Buy Happiness, If It's An Experience
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How does power corrupt?
A Dark Brown Dog

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Athenian Democracy

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Casey at the Bat

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Cold War Rivals: Cuba and the United States

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Excerpt from The Prince

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From Slaves to Sharecroppers

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Japan's Quest for Empire

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Life of a Slave on a Southern Plantation

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Napoleon Bonaparte

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On the Doctrine of the Feeling of Power

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Pax Romana

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Richard Nixon’s Resignation Speech

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Russia's Last Czar, Nicholas II

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Stalin: A Brutal Legacy Uncovered
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The Emperor's New Clothes
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The Fly
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The House Falls Apart

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The Man in the Well
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The Milgram Experiment
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The Pit and the Pendulum
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The Scramble for Africa

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Theseus and the Minotaur

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The Stanford Prison Experiment
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The Story of Prometheus and Pandora's Box

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The Third Wave

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Total Control in North Korea

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Trujillo & the Mirabal Sisters

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Washington's Farewell Address

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Watergate: Undoing a President

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Wealthy Teen Nearly Experiences Consequences
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Abolishing Slavery: The Efforts of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln

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Ain't I a Woman?

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A Jury of Her Peers
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A Matter of Prejudice
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America
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American Indian School a Far Cry from the Past

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America's Shifting Views on Immigration

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Anti-Jewish Legislation in Prewar Germany

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Auschwitz

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Behind The Native American Achievement Gap

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Booker T. Washington vs. W.E.B. DuBois

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Confirming the Termination of Japanese Internment

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Decades Later, Desegregation Still on the Docket in Little Rock

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Désirée’s Baby
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Does It Matter If Schools Are Racially Integrated?
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Emmett Till

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Excerpt from Southern Horrors: Lynch Laws in All Its Phases

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Excerpt from Trail of Tears Diary

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Excerpts from The Awakening

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Excerpts from Thomas Jefferson’s Writings on American Indians

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Fugitive Slave Act of 1793

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How Native Students Can Succeed In College: 'Be As Tough As The Land That Made You'

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Introduction to the Holocaust

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Learning to Read

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Liberation of Nazi Concentration Camps

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Little Things Are Big
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Martin Luther King Jr.

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Nazi Germany's Euthanasia Program

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On Being Brought from Africa to America

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Perspectives on Violence

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President Clinton’s Remarks in Kigali on the Rwandan Genocide

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President Obama's Remarks on Trayvon Martin Ruling

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Reconstruction

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Red Cloud's Speech after Wounded Knee

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Segregated From Its History, How 'Ghetto' Lost Its Meaning

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'Shut the Door' Speech

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Stereotypes and The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
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Stereotypes Might Make 'Female' Hurricanes Deadlier

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Stop and Frisk: Right or Wrong?

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Story of An Hour

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The 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing

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The Blue-Eyed, Brown-Eyed Exercise

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The Scottsboro Boys

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The Stolen Party

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The Story of Ida B. Wells

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Tragedy in the East: The Troublesome History of Sino-Japanese Relations
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UN Explores Native American Rights In U.S.

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We Wear The Mask
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What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?

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Why Afghanistan’s ‘Underground Girls’ Skirt Tradition to Live as Boys
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Yul Kwon, From Bullying Target to Reality TV Star

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How does prejudice emerge?
A Dark Brown Dog

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Andrew Jackson's Speech to Congress on 'Indian Removal'

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Excerpt from Pride and Prejudice
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Excerpt from Spirit of Laws

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Exodus 1: Israelites Oppressed

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Federigo's Falcon
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How Boots Befooled the King
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Japanese Relocation During World War II

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Mexican Migrant Workers in the 20th Century

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Olaudah Equiano Recalls the Middle Passage

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President Bush’s “Islam is Peace” Speech
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The Black Man's Burden

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The Blue-Eyed, Brown-Eyed Exercise

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The Fox and the Lion
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Anger as Inspiration

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An Obstacle
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Black Soldiers in the Civil War

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Can a Devastating Shark Attack Really Lead to a Better Life?

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Cinderella

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Coping Mechanisms
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Duty, Honor, Country Address at West Point

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Excerpt from 'On Drought Conditions'

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Healing ‘Brick City’: A Newark Doctor Returns Home
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'Hope' is the thing with feathers - (319)

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How Native Students Can Succeed In College: 'Be As Tough As The Land That Made You'

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If We Must Die

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Invictus

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It’s For You to Know That You Forgive, Says Holocaust Survivor

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Life After Sport

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Malala Yousafzai: A Normal Yet Powerful Girl

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Martin Luther King Jr.

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Mother to Son

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Oldest Known Holocaust Survivor Dies; Pianist Was 110

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On Disability Rights: Highlights from Speeches by Ed Roberts
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One Woman’s War Efforts During World War II

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President Obama’s National Address to America’s Schoolchildren

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Showdown in Little Rock

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Sonnet
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The Crow and the Pitcher

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The Destinies of Two Men Who Share One Name
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The Faith Cure Man

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The Fallacy of Success
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The Lion and the Mouse
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The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: Excerpt from Chapter 11

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The New Survivors

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The Story of David and Goliath

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UN Explores Native American Rights In U.S.

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We Wear The Mask
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Why I Refuse to Say I 'Fight' My Disability

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Winston Churchill’s ‘Never Give In’ Speech

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Yul Kwon, From Bullying Target to Reality TV Star

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A Child Of Slavery Who Taught A Generation

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A Kenyan Teen’s Discovery: Let There Be Lights To Save Lions
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At The Head of Her Class, and Homeless

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Columbus
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Columbus and the Egg

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Elie Wiesel

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Excerpt from "Self Reliance"
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From 'The World Before Him'

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George Washington Carver

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How an 11-Year-Old Boy Invented the Popsicle
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How Boots Befooled the King
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How Santa Claus Found the Poor-House

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Letters from Wilbur Wright

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Lewis and Clark: American Explorers

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Luck

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Nice Kids Finish First: Study Finds Social Skills Can Predict Future Success
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President Obama’s National Address to America’s Schoolchildren

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President Roosevelt’s First Fireside Chat

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Salt Worth its Weight in Gold

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Steve Jobs' Stanford University Commencement Speech

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The Ants and the Grasshopper

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The Crow and the Pitcher

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The Elements of Success

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The Elephant's Child
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The Life and Achievements of Thomas Edison

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The Man in the Arena

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The Siege of Vicksburg: A Tale of Two Generals

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The Three Little Pigs

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The Three Questions
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The Wright Brothers: Air Pioneers
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Winston Churchill’s ‘Never Give In’ Speech

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Young Innovators: Detecting Land Mines

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A Horseman in the Sky

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An Excerpt From The Story of Cain and Abel from Genesis 4

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A Rose for Emily
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Benedict Arnold: Two Sides of a Bitter Coin

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Danish Resistance During the Holocaust

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Excerpt from The Tragedy of Julius Caesar: Act III, Scenes I & II
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Joseph's Dreams from Genesis 37

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Lamb to the Slaughter

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My Last Duchess

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The Bear and the Two Travelers

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The Donkey, the Fox, and the Lion

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The Farmer and the Viper
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The Frog and the Mouse

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The Life of Julius Caesar

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What Made Aldrich Ames Tick?

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Is revenge ever justified?
Anger as Inspiration

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A Poison Tree

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Bloody Kansas

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Excerpt from Frankenstein
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Last Diary Entry of John Wilkes Booth

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Lobo, the King of Currumpaw
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Master Jacob
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On Revenge
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The Big Trip Up Yonder
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The Cask of Amontillado

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The Cone
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The Pied Piper of Hamelin
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The Transformation of Arachne into a Spider
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Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right
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Social Change & Revolution

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Abolishing Slavery: The Efforts of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln

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Address to the Commonwealth Club of California

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A Defiant Muhammad Ali Was Cherished By Black Men

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A Kenyan Teen’s Discovery: Let There Be Lights To Save Lions
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Alexander the Great

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Ancient Egyptian Dynasties

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Anger as Inspiration

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An Incredible Job: Being America’s President

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A Participant’s First-Hand Account of the Boston Tea Party

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A Quest for Change in the Middle East
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A Refugee Looks Back

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Athenian Democracy

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Austrian Heir and Wife Shot to Death After Escaping Bombing

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China's Cultural Revolution

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Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide
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Courage in Denmark: Resistance to the Nazis in WWII

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Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions
Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions by Elizabeth Cady Stanton is in the public domain.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Changing America

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Egg
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Elie Wiesel’s Remarks at the Dedication of Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum

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Emma Watson’s United Nations: “HeForShe: Gender Equality is Your Issue, Too” Speech

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Empowering the Black Power Movement

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Excerpt from The Jungle

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For King's Adviser, Fulfilling The Dream 'Cannot Wait'

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Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death Speech

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How American Industry Won World War II

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How Haiti Saved the United States

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I am the people, the mob

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If Not Threats of War or Sanctions, Then What?
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In Pakistan, a Self-Styled Teacher Holds Class for 150 in a Cowshed

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Joan of Arc: France’s Young Tragic Hero

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Letter from Frederick Douglass to Harriet Tubman

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Malala Yousafzai’s Address to the United Nations, July 2013

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Manifest Destiny

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Mexican Migrant Workers in the 20th Century

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Michelle Obama’s 2016 Speech to the DNC

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On Disability Rights: Highlights from Speeches by Ed Roberts
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Pax Romana

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Resistance to the Vietnam War

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Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

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Russia's Last Czar, Nicholas II

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Stravinsky’s Riotous ‘Rite of Spring’

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Testimony Before the Senate Hearings on the Equal Rights Amendment

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The 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing

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The Black Man's Burden

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The Emancipation Proclamation

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The Gettysburg Address

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The Golden Lotus: A History of Foot Binding

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The Great Depression

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The Inca: Engineering an Empire

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The Life’s Work of Susan B. Anthony

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The Man Who Coined 'Genocide' Spent His Life Trying To Stop It

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The Marshall Plan

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The Plea for Eight Hours
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The Progressive Era

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The Revolutionary Rise of Abolitionists

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The Road to American Independence

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The Russian Revolution

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The Scottsboro Boys

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The Sit-In Movement

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The Song of The Shirt
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The Story of Ida B. Wells

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The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

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The Two Brothers

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The Underground Railroad

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The Voting Rights Act of 1965

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Thomas Jefferson on Shays' Rebellion

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'Those Kids Never Got to Go Home'

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Traveling West

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Trujillo & the Mirabal Sisters

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Two Spirit: The Story of a Movement Unfolds

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Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right
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UN Explores Native American Rights In U.S.

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We Shall Overcome Speech

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What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?

What to the Slave is the Fourth of July? by Frederick Douglass is in the public domain.

Why Does No One Ever Thank Me for the Magna Carta?

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Workers’ Rights and the History of Labor Unions

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Why do people resist change?
A Letter to Thomas Jefferson

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Anti-Jewish Legislation in Prewar Germany

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A Quest for Change in the Middle East
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Causes of the American Civil War

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East German Man Receives Contest Prize 45 Years Later

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Everyday Life as a Learning Experience

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Fear Is Simple and Profound

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Fear of Change

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Mending Wall
Mending Wall by Robert Frost is in the public domain.
Opposing Innovation
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Our Deportment, or the Manners, Conduct, and Dress of Refined Society

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Stravinsky’s Riotous ‘Rite of Spring’

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The Coeur d’Alene Miners’ Uprising

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The Last Class: The Story of a Little Alsatian

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The Space Race is Over
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The Tiananmen Square Massacre

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The Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations

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Total Control in North Korea

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What The New Ms. Marvel Means For Muslims in Comics

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Where I Lived and What I Lived For
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Social Pressure

Why do people follow the crowd?
Asch Experiment

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Compliance

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Elie Wiesel’s “The Perils of Indifference” Speech

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Gladiators, Chariot Races, and the Roman Games

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Herd Behavior

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Keeping Up With the Joneses

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Pet Rocks
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The Dancing Plague
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The Dancing Plague of 1518

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The Road Not Taken

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The Third Wave

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Total Control in North Korea

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Why Do People Follow The Crowd?
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Anti-Jewish Legislation in Prewar Germany

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China's Cultural Revolution

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Conformity

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Excerpt from "Self Reliance"
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First They Came…

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Football Hooliganism

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Life of a Slave on a Southern Plantation

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Mending Wall
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Students’ Work Ethic Affected by Peer Groups, Desire to Be Popular
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The Emperor's New Clothes
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The Kitty Genovese Murder: What Really Happened?

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The Salem (and other) Witch Hunts

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Tulip Mania

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Voices Against Conformity: America in the 1950s

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Witchcraft in Salem

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Technology, Progress & Industry

What are the costs and benefits of technology?
A Description of A City Shower
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A Kenyan Teen’s Discovery: Let There Be Lights To Save Lions
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Anti-Social Networks? We're Just As Cliquey Online
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Army Eyes 3D Printed Food for Soldiers

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Biometrics: New IDs that are uniquely you

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Building a Borderless World

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Chernobyl: Interviews From Inside a Nuclear Disaster Area

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Conservation as a National Duty

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Drones Put Spying Eyes in The Sky

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Everyday Life as a Learning Experience

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Excerpt from Walden
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Fracking Fuels Energy Debate
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Genetically Modified Salmon: Food or 'Frankenfish'?

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Halsted Street Car

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Human or Machine? A.I. Experts Reportedly Pass The 'Turing Test'

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I like to see it lap the Miles
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Many Younger Facebook Users 'Unfriend' The Network

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More Facebook Friends, Fewer Real Ones, Says Cornell Study
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Online Identity

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Opposing Innovation
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Proposed Treatment to Fix Genetic Diseases Raises Ethical Issues

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Ronald Reagan on the Challenger Disaster

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Shoe Factory Horror

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Showdown in Little Rock

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The Cone
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The Inca: Engineering an Empire

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The Life of a U.S. Industrial Worker

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Tiny Plastic, Big Problem

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Today's Telephone

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To the Front Lines: America in World War I

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Watch Out: Cell Phones Can Be Addictive
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What's It Like to Live Without Electricity?

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When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer

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Where I Lived and What I Lived For
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Why are bees vanishing?

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What should the future look like?
Are Humans Really Headed To Mars Anytime Soon?
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Choosing a Warning Label for Human DNA
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Excerpts from We

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Human or Machine? A.I. Experts Reportedly Pass The 'Turing Test'

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President Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points

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Proposed Treatment to Fix Genetic Diseases Raises Ethical Issues

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Scientists Clone Human Embryos To Make Stem Cells

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The Big Trip Up Yonder
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The Economic Bill of Rights

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The Machine Stops
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The Progressive Era

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The Second Coming

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The Space Race is Over
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Thousands of Years from Now

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Woolly Mammoth Sparks Debate Over Cloning
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War & Peace

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A Horseman in the Sky

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Alexander the Great

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“A Mad Dash to Disaster”: The First World War

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Anthem for Doomed Youth
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A Refugee Looks Back

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Assassination of the President

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Auschwitz

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Behind Bars, Vets With PTSD Face A New War Zone, With Little Support

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Black Soldiers in the Civil War

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Causes of the American Civil War

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‘Chasing Memories’ In Their Refugee Camp 40 Years After Fleeing Vietnam

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Clash of Cultures: Indigenous America and the Conquistadores

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Danish Resistance During the Holocaust

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Death Marches in the Holocaust

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Diary of a Teenage Refugee
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Dreamers

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Duck & Cover: School Drills During the Cold War

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Dulce et Decorum Est

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Duty, Honor, Country Address at West Point

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Easter 1916

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Elie Wiesel’s Remarks at the Dedication of Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum

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First They Came…

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For Many Returning Vets, 'Moral Injury' Just As Difficult

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French and Indian War

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General Eisenhower’s Order of the Day

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Hoover: Feeding the Starving Victims of World War I

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How American Industry Won World War II

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In Danang, Where U.S. Troops First Landed, Memories of War Have Faded

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In Flanders Fields

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Introduction to the Vietnam War

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Japanese Relocation During World War II

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Liberating the First Nazi Camp

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Liberation of Nazi Concentration Camps

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Local Children's Reactions to 9-11 Tragedy
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Nazi Summer Camp

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O Captain! My Captain!

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One Woman’s War Efforts During World War II

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President Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address

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Reconstruction

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Seven Decades On, Anne Frank’s Words Still Comfort

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Teaching Kids in Vietnam to Avoid a Deadly, Everyday Legacy of War

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The Attack on Pearl Harbor

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The Battle of Bull Run: The End of Illusions

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The Battle of Gettysburg

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The Berlin Wall

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The Death of a Soldier

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The Gettysburg Address

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
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The Last Class: The Story of a Little Alsatian

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The Lost Generation

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The Man Who Coined 'Genocide' Spent His Life Trying To Stop It

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The Marshall Plan

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The Persian Wars

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There Will Come Soft Rains
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The Second Coming

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The Siege of Vicksburg: A Tale of Two Generals

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The Soldier

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The War Prayer
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The War Works Hard

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To the Front Lines: America in World War I

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Tragedy in the East: The Troublesome History of Sino-Japanese Relations
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Who Was Anne Frank?

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Woman Who Helped Anne Frank Dies at 100

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How can we achieve peace?
Act for Establishing Religious Freedom

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Agreement Between the U.S. and the Spokane Indians

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A Kenyan Teen’s Discovery: Let There Be Lights To Save Lions
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A Quest for Change in the Middle East
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Athenian Democracy

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Charter of the United Nations

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Chief Powhatan’s Address to Captain John Smith

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Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide
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Excerpts from Leviathan

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First Lady Hillary Clinton’s Address to the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women

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From 'A Time for Choosing' Speech

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If Not Threats of War or Sanctions, Then What?
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Indus Valley Mysteries

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Malala Yousafzai: A Normal Yet Powerful Girl

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Marshall Plan Speech

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Pax Romana

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Perspectives on Violence

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President Bush’s “Islam is Peace” Speech
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President Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points

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Resistance to the Vietnam War

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RFK’s Speech Following the Death of MLK

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Stop and Frisk: Right or Wrong?

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The Missouri Compromise

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The Olympic Games

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The Pardon of Becky Day
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The Sit-In Movement

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The Three Questions
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The Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations

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Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right
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Washington's Farewell Address

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We Shall Overcome Speech

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