How do we make a "sound judgment" in a culturally diverse society? How do we know the best path to follow in an interdependent world? These stories, based on social-studies, help us to understand that personal and environmental relationships impact our lives and our world.
It's the 6th of June, 1944, and everything depends on a full moon and perfect tide levels.
On October 14, 1962, the pilot of an American U-2 flies a spy mission over Cuba and makes a history-changing discovery.
Leonidas, the king of Sparta, leads the Greek army against Xerxes' Persian army but is killed in the fight at Thermopylae. Later, Themistocles defeats Xerxes with superior naval power.
Tired of paying high taxes to Great Britain, the thirteen American colonies decide the time has come to be free.
Although the Soviet Union never acknowledged that its policies caused the Ukrainian famine of 1932-33, Russia acknowledged it in 2003.
Refusing to grant access to individuals who can see how the Ukrainian people are starving, Soviet officials assure the world, and their own countrymen...
As Ukrainians starve, the Soviet government covers-up the disaster occurring in Ukraine by selling more and more grain to other countries.
Stalin's orders to take Ukrainian grain, between 1932-33, cause people throughout Ukraine to starve.
The Bolsheviks change their sharing policies to taking policies not long after consolidating their power.
Examining Primary Source Images for Author's Purpose
Identifying Key Ideas
Integrate Visual Information
Fact, Opinion, and Judgement
Analyzing the Impact of Word Choice
Chapter 40, of Little Women, is one of the saddest chapters in the story.
Do you know the background of "Little Women?" Meet Louisa May Alcott and learn how she based her still-famous story on her real-life family.
Three days after Anne Frank told "Kitty" about an unsettling conversation with her father - that the Frank family may have to go into hiding somewhere...
Anne Frank, a Jewish girl living with her family in Amsterdam, was thirteen years old during the summer of 1942. At the time, German forces were...
During the Great Depression, Americans were starving.
It's June 13, 1935 and Jim Braddock - a 10 to 1 underdog - stuns boxing fans everywhere when he defeats the reigning champion, Max Baer.
Making her point by breaking bottles of alcoholic beverages, Carry Nation becomes a temperance leader.
Gone with the Wind became one of the best-selling novels and movies of all time.
Margaret Mitchell named Scarlett O'Hara after looking through books of Irish literature.
Margaret Mitchell found the title for her new book in the lines of an 1891 poem.
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