doors of wisdom are never shut." -- Ben
Franklin. Ben Franklin was born in Boston, Massachusetts,
and he moved to Philadelphia when he was seventeen years old. Ben
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is so happy to find a new home with these girls. She was one of
the many prizes won at the Special Olympics Southern California's
Pier del Sol Event held Sunday, October 21. Donations to the event
support year-round programs of sports training and competitions
which make a positive impact on more than 10,000 children and
adults in eleven Southern California counties. Read more about
the Pier del Sol.
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Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
This video is featured in Sacagawea's
Books. Another great documentary by Ken Burns who brought
you the video series about the Civil War, Baseball, the West, and
Jazz. You'll feel like you are traveling up the Missouri River with
the Lewis and Clark Expedition as the experts paint a complete picture
of the journey.
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This Week's Trivia Question:
did the Hopi
What year was your
admitted to the Union?
depends on whate state you live in: Alabama
New Hampshire (1788)
New Jersey (1787)
New Mexico (1912)
New York (1788)
North Carolina (1789)
North Dakota (1889)
Rhode Island (1790)
South Carolina (1788)
South Dakota (1889)
West Virginia (1863)
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Did you know North and South Dakota were admitted to the
Union on the same day?
Yes, on November 2,
1889, North and South Dakota became the 39th and 40th states admitted
to the United States of America. Before becoming a state, they had
been part of the Dakota Territory. The United States admitted four
states to the Union in November, 1889. On November 8, Montana became
the 41st state, and on November 11, Washington became the 42nd state.
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ALL Americans. All Americans are
my heroes. In this time of horrible tragedy, we have proven UNITED
WE STAND TOGETHER AS ONE NATION UNDER GOD.
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Who is Tony Blair? (Jenica from
Blair is the British Prime Minister. In Britain, the prime minister's
office evolved in the 1700's. The prime minister is the chief executive
and the head of the British government. Tony Blair was elected Labour
Party leader in 1994, and became prime minister in 1997. Did
you know the two previous British Prime Ministers were
John Major (1990-1997) and Margaret Thatcher (1979-1990)? Winston
Churchill was the prime minister during World War II.
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