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Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation

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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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Alexander Hamilton

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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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Articles of Confederation
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 Jackie Robinson Changed Baseball

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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 Have a Dream

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I Hear America Singing

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Issues with the Articles of Confederation

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Jewish Refugees on the St. Louis

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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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Life on Reservations

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Local Children's Reactions to 9-11 Tragedy
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Lyndon Baines Johnson and the Great Society

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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 Monroe Doctrine and American Imperialism


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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

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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

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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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Getting to the Supreme Court

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Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death Speech

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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

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Paul Revere's Ride

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Puritan Laws and Character

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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

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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

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A Defenseless Creature
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A Description of A City Shower

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A Modest Proposal

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An Uncomfortable Bed

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A Satirical Elegy on the Death of a Late Famous General

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A Slander

A Slander by Anton Chekhov is in the public domain.

Eve's Diary
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Extracts from Adam's Diary

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Hermann the Irascible
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Lord Arthur Savile's Crime

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Natural Selection Kills 38 Quadrillion Organisms in Bloodiest Day Yet

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One Summer Night

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The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
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The Million Pound Bank Note
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The Model Millionaire

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The Mouse

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The Nose

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The Open Window

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The Ransom of Red Chief

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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

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Californian Neglected its Duty

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

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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

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

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Jewish Refugees on the St. Louis

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Knock Knock

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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

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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
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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
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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
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The Sniper

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The Star
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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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We Real Cool

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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

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A Dead Woman's Secret

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Annabel Lee

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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

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Anthem for Doomed Youth

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A Rose for Emily
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Austrian Heir and Wife Shot to Death After Escaping Bombing

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Aztec Sacrifice

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Because I could not stop for death
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Death Be Not Proud

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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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Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

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Eleonora

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Funeral Shadows: A Mystery
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Home Burial

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ICU

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If We Must Die

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I'm Happiest When Most Away

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Languages

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Last Diary Entry of John Wilkes Booth

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Liberation of Nazi Concentration Camps

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Ligeia
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Making a Fist

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Nature

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No Man Is An Island

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One Summer Night

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Pompeii

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Sleeping

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Sometimes, History is Sadness

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The Ambitious Guest

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The Attack on Pearl Harbor

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The Cone
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The Death of a Soldier

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The Death of Hercules
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The District Doctor
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The Ecchoing Green

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The Faith Cure Man

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The Fall of the House of Usher
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The Fly
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The Landlady

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The Last Leaf

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The Law of Life
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The Open Boat

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The Pardon of Becky Day
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The Pit and the Pendulum
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The Raven

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The Sniper

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The Tempest 4.1.156-8

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The White Old Maid
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The Wives of the Dead
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The Wounded Knee Massacre

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To An Athlete Dying Young

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'To Be Or Not To Be' Soliloquy

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We Grow Accustomed to the Dark
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When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be

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Who Was Anne Frank?

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Education

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A Child Of Slavery Who Taught A Generation

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Allegory of the Cave

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American Indian School a Far Cry from the Past

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At The Head of Her Class, and Homeless

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Behind The Native American Achievement Gap

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Burning a Book

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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'

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First Lady Barbara Bush’s Commencement Address at Wellesley College

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

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Learning to Read

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Malala Yousafzai: A Normal Yet Powerful Girl

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

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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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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 Curse Of The Inability To Imagine

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The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: Excerpts from Chapters 1 & 7

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Village Schools and Traveling Soldiers

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What Teachers Make
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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

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Frederick Douglass: A Biography

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Invictus

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Issues with the Articles of Confederation

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Knock Knock

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Lord Arthur Savile's Crime

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Luck

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Romeo & Juliet: Act V, Scene III
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Stereotypes and The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
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The Ants and the Grasshopper

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The Crow and the Pitcher

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The Faith Cure Man

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The Lady or the Tiger
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The Landlady

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The Legend of Oedipus
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The Nature vs. Nurture Debate

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The Road Not Taken

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The Three Little Pigs

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Fear & Paranoia

How does fear drive action?
An Uncomfortable Bed

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A Slander

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Californian Neglected its Duty

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Duck & Cover: School Drills During the Cold War

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Emmett Till

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FDR's First Inaugural Address

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Fear Is Simple and Profound

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Fear Prompts Teens to Act Impulsively

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Jewish Refugees on the St. Louis

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Lamb to the Slaughter

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McCarthyism

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Nat Turner's Slave Revolt

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On a Mountain Trail

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President Roosevelt’s First Fireside Chat

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Settling a New World: The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island

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Stress for Success
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The Complexity of Fear

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The Fall of the House of Usher
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The Griffin and the Minor Canon
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The Most Dangerous Game

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The Mouse

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The Pit and the Pendulum
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The Salem (and other) Witch Hunts

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The Tell-Tale Heart

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The Three Little Pigs

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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

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

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McCarthyism

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Stalin: A Brutal Legacy Uncovered
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The Daisy Girl Ad

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The Elephant's Child
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
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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
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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
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Excerpt from Peter Pan: "When Wendy Grew Up"

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Excerpt from 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn'

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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
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More Facebook Friends, Fewer Real Ones, Says Cornell Study
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No Man Is An Island

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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

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What makes a family?
Désirée’s Baby
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Eating Together

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Excerpt from Peter Pan: "When Wendy Grew Up"

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Fish Cheeks
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Home
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If
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Knock Knock

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Morning in the Burned House

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Mother to Son

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On Reverence for Parents

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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

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Growing Up

What does it mean to be grown up?
Adolescence and the Teenage Crush
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Araby

Araby by James Joyce is in the public domain.

Do Juvenile Killers Deserve Life Behind Bars?

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Eleonora

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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

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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

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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

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Teenage Brains Are Malleable And Vulnerable, Researchers Say

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The Story of The Lazy Boy: A Kachari Folktale
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Think Mothering Young Kids Is Hard? Get Ready For Even Tougher Times

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Travel

Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson is in the public domain.

Two Finalists Vie To Be 'Master Chef Junior'

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What's Your True Age?
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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

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Morning in the Burned House

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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

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The Land of Story-Books
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Two Ways of Looking at A River
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Where the Sidewalk Ends
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Danish Resistance During the Holocaust

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'Day of Infamy' Speech

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Dulce et Decorum Est

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Duty, Honor, Country Address at West Point

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If
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If We Must Die

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Polly Sits Tight

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Ronald Reagan on the Challenger Disaster

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Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

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Sonnet

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The Soldier

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The Story of David and Goliath

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The Underground Railroad

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What makes a hero?
Alexander the Great

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Aztec Sacrifice

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Californian Neglected its Duty

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Elie Wiesel

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Female WWII Pilots: The Original Fly Girls

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Gladiators, Chariot Races, and the Roman Games

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Hoover: Feeding the Starving Victims of World War I

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How Jackie Robinson Changed Baseball

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In Flanders Fields

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It is Raining on the House of Anne Frank

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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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Lewis and Clark: American Explorers

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Luck

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

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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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Paul Revere's Ride

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The Death of Hercules
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The Love of Alcestis
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The Olympic Games

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Theseus and the Minotaur

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Valley Forge and the American Revolution

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Identity

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

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Alexander Hamilton

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Alter Egos

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A Retrieved Reformation
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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 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 Autism Freed Me to be Myself

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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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Knock Knock

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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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Polly Sits Tight

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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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Teenage Brains Are Malleable And Vulnerable, Researchers Say

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The Blind Men and the Elephant

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The Danger of a Single Story

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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

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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 Princess and the Pea

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The Road Not Taken

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The Thief and His Mother

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The Tyger
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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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We Real Cool

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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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Do Juvenile Killers Deserve Life Behind Bars?

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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

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Excerpt from Spirit of Laws

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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

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Master Jacob
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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

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Serving in Florida: Excerpt from 'Nickel and Dimed'
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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

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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 Monroe Doctrine and American Imperialism


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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.

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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

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Articles of Confederation
Burning a Book

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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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Dark History Of Rwanda's Genocide

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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

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Issues with the Articles of Confederation

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Letter from Mary Mallon: On Being ‘Typhoid Mary’

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Political Society

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Stop and Frisk: Right or Wrong?

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The Roman Republic

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Loneliness & Isolation

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At A Window

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I'm Nobody! Who Are You?

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(love song, with two goldfish)

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Settling a New World: The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island

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The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
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The Machine Stops

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The Metamorphosis

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The Yellow Wallpaper

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Trifles
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Where I Lived and What I Lived For
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Love

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Annabel Lee

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A&P

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At A Window

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Cleopatra VII

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Dance Mama Dance

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Eleonora

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Excerpts from Jane Eyre
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Heart to Heart

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I Am Offering This Poem

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Lobo, the King of Currumpaw
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Love and Friendship
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Love Letter

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(love song, with two goldfish)

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Sonnet 18
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Sonnet 43

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The Lady or the Tiger
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The Lion in Love

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The Love of Alcestis
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The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
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The Raven

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The Selfish Giant

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The Third Wish

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To My Dear and Loving Husband

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Why Do We Hate Love?

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How does love emerge?
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Answer to A Child's Question

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Echo and Narcissus
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How I Found True Love in an Arranged Marriage

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Ligeia
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Pygmalion

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The District Doctor
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The Gift of The Magi

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
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Tristan and Isolde
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what love isn't

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Would You Marry a Stranger?

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Man vs. Nature

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A Lonely Planet Ponders
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Ancient Greece: The Birthplace of Western Individualism

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Blizzard

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Can’t We All Just Get Along?

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Choosing a Warning Label for Human DNA

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Egg

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Fog

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From Blossoms

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Genetically Modified Salmon: Food or 'Frankenfish'?

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How Human Should A Gorilla Be?

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Icarus and Daedalus

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Little Red Riding Hood

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Lobo, the King of Currumpaw
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On a Mountain Trail

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Pompeii

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Scientists Clone Human Embryos To Make Stem Cells

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Settling a New World: The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island

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The 1972 Andes Flight Disaster

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The Law of Life
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The Open Boat

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The Reef
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There Will Come Soft Rains
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The Selfish Giant

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The Star
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The Story of The Lazy Boy: A Kachari Folktale
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The Transformation of Arachne into a Spider

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To Build A Fire

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Where the Sidewalk Ends
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Men & Women

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

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"Advice to the 'Newly Married Lady'"

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Ain't I a Woman?

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A Jury of Her Peers
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An Obstacle

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Cleopatra VII

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Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions
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Emma Watson’s United Nations: “HeForShe: Gender Equality is Your Issue, Too” Speech

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Eve's Diary
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Excerpts from Jane Eyre
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Excerpts from The Awakening

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Extracts from Adam's Diary

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Female WWII Pilots: The Original Fly Girls

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First Lady Barbara Bush’s Commencement Address at Wellesley College

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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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Hermann the Irascible
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Lamb to the Slaughter

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

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Maybe Mean Girls' Mental Games Have a Purpose

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Men and Women Use Different Scales to Weigh Moral Dilemmas

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One Woman’s War Efforts During World War II

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On Reverence for Parents

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On Reverencing the Husband

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On the Cultivation of Virtue, Woman’s Work, and Politeness

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On the Reverence Due Father- and Mother-in-Law

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Opposition to the Women's Rights Movement

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Our Deportment, or the Manners, Conduct, and Dress of Refined Society

Our Deportment, or the Manners, Conduct, and Dress of Refined Society by John H. Young is in the public domain.

Should Girls Be Allowed to Play High School Football?

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Stereotypes Might Make 'Female' Hurricanes Deadlier

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Story of An Hour

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Testimony Before the Senate Hearings on the Equal Rights Amendment

Testimony Before the Senate Hearings on the Equal Rights Amendment by Gloria Steinem is in the public domain.

The Golden Lotus: A History of Foot Binding

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The Kiss

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The Lady of Shalott

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The Life’s Work of Susan B. Anthony

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The Look of Power: How Women Have Dressed for Success

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The Olympic Games

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The Princess and the Pea

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The Rise of Greek City-States: Athens Versus Sparta

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The Yellow Wallpaper

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Think Mothering Young Kids Is Hard? Get Ready For Even Tougher Times

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Trifles
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Two Spirit: The Story of a Movement Unfolds

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Verses Written by a Young Lady, on Women Born to Be Controll'd!

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Was Hard Fight to Get Vote

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Why Afghanistan’s ‘Underground Girls’ Skirt Tradition to Live as Boys

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Women in Ancient Rome
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Morality

What is good and how do we know?
Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation

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A&P

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A Retrieved Reformation
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A Teen and A Trolley Reveal Society's Dark Side

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Capitalism

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Cinderella

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Elie Wiesel’s “The Perils of Indifference” Speech

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From Blossoms

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Honest Abe

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How Human Should A Gorilla Be?

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Indus Valley Mysteries

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Letter from Frederick Douglass to Harriet Tubman

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Little Things Are Big
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Manifest Destiny, I Do Believe

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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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Nazi Summer Camp

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Of the Dignity or Meanness of Human Nature

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Perspectives on Violence

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President Bush’s “Islam is Peace” Speech
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Putting Good Deeds In Headlines May Not Be So Good

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Russia's Last Czar, Nicholas II

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Scientists Clone Human Embryos To Make Stem Cells

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Senator Nixon's “Checkers” Speech

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The 1972 Andes Flight Disaster

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The Ant and the Dove

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The Boy Who Cried Wolf
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The Coeur d’Alene Miners’ Uprising

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The Elves and the Shoemaker

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The Kitty Genovese Murder: What Really Happened?

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The Kohlberg Dilemmas

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The Model Millionaire

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The Revolutionary Rise of Abolitionists

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The Story of the Bad Little Boy

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The Storyteller

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The Ten Commandments

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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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Auschwitz

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Aztec Sacrifice

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Bloody Kansas

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Cinderella

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Do Juvenile Killers Deserve Life Behind Bars?

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Eight White Sox Are Indicted
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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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Nat Turner's Slave Revolt

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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 Madness Of Humanity Part 3: Tribalism

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The Man in the Well

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The Milgram Experiment
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The Most Dangerous Game

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The Niger Expedition of 1841

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The Scramble for Africa

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The Stanford Prison Experiment
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The Tipping Point

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Thresholds of Violence

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What Made Aldrich Ames Tick?

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What makes good people do bad things?
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When Good People Do Bad Things
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Power & Greed

Does money buy happiness?
Capitalism

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Egypt’s Pyramids

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Eight White Sox Are Indicted
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How Autism Freed Me to be Myself

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I Have a Dream

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The Progressive Era

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'Those Kids Never Got to Go Home'

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What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?

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

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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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Everyday Life as a Learning Experience

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Mending Wall
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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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Social Pressure

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The Road Not Taken

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The Third Wave

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Thresholds of Violence

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Total Control in North Korea

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Why Do People Follow The Crowd?

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China's Cultural Revolution

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First They Came…

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Football Hooliganism

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How Autism Freed Me to be Myself

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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 Golden Calf

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The Kitty Genovese Murder: What Really Happened?

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Voices Against Conformity: America in the 1950s

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Witchcraft in Salem

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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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Everyday Life as a Learning Experience

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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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Watch Out: Cell Phones Can Be Addictive
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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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What should the future look like?
Are Humans Really Headed To Mars Anytime Soon?

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Are Stories A Key To Human Intelligence?

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Capitalism Will Eat Democracy — Unless We Speak Up

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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 Curse Of The Inability To Imagine

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The Machine Stops

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The Progressive Era

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Anthem for Doomed Youth

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A Refugee Looks Back

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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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Death Marches in the Holocaust

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Diary of a Teenage Refugee
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Duck & Cover: School Drills During the Cold War

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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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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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Jupiter and His Mighty Company End the Golden Age

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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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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 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 Most Dangerous Game

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The Persian Wars

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The Rape of Nanking and a Forgotten Genocide

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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 Sniper

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The Soldier

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The Spanish Civil War

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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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Tuskegee Airmen

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Who Was Anne Frank?

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Woman Who Helped Anne Frank Dies at 100

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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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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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Dark History Of Rwanda's Genocide

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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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Marshall Plan Speech

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Pax Romana

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Perspectives on Violence

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President Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points

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Stop and Frisk: Right or Wrong?

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The Madness Of Humanity Part 3: Tribalism

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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 Three Questions
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We Shall Overcome Speech

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