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  1. Tax Day Words

    Tax Day, April 15th, is the second most dreaded day of the year—next to Doomsday. The language of...
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  2. An Excerpt from "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead

    Colson Whitehead's reimagining of African-American history, The Underground Railroad, was awarded...
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  3. Lee's General Order No. 9: A Farewell Address

    Robert E. Lee's farewell to the Army of Northern Virginia was delivered at Appomattox Court House...
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  4. Yevgeny Yevtushenko ( 1933-2017) Tribute List

    Poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko died on April 1, 2017 at the age of 83. Yevtushenko was a very important...
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  5. "The American Crisis," Vocabulary from 11-A Supernumerary Crisis

    From 1776-1783, Thomas Paine published a series of pamphlets to inspire colonists to fight for...
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  6. "The American Crisis," Vocabulary from 9-10

    From 1776-1783, Thomas Paine published a series of pamphlets to inspire colonists to fight for...
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  7. "The American Crisis," Vocabulary from 6-8

    From 1776-1783, Thomas Paine published a series of pamphlets to inspire colonists to fight for...
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  8. "The American Crisis," Vocabulary from 3-5

    From 1776-1783, Thomas Paine published a series of pamphlets to inspire colonists to fight for...
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  9. "The American Crisis," Vocabulary from 1-2

    From 1776-1783, Thomas Paine published a series of pamphlets to inspire colonists to fight for...
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  10. Ralph Waldo Emerson on "The Young American" (1844)

    The son of a minister, divinity school graduate Ralph Waldo Emerson found his calling as a...
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  11. Baseball: A Lexicon

    From spring training and opening day right up through the World Series, baseball (a.k.a. our...
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  12. Herbert Hoover on "Rugged Individualism" (1928)

    The son of a blacksmith, Herbert Hoover earned millions through his work as a geologist and...
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  13. President T. Roosevelt on "The Man with the Muck Rake" (1906)

    Learn these words from Roosevelt's April 14, 1906 speech that calls the press to treat its...
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  14. Theodore Roosevelt on "New Nationalism" (1910)

    At the dedication of the John Brown Memorial Park in Kansas, former president Theodore Roosevelt...
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  15. President L.B. Johnson on "The Great Society" (1964)

    On May 22, 1964, the graduating students of the University of Michigan were personally asked by...
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  16. Cat Vocabulary: A Feline Lexicon

    Whether you're a cat-person or have a case of feline phobia, here are 13 words to describe these...
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  17. President Carter on "The Crisis of Confidence" (1979)

    The clear and present danger to 1970s American way of life was the energy crisis. In response to...
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  18. "Dracula," Vocabulary from Chapters 23-27

    Enter the world of the UnDead through these words from eyewitness accounts presented by Bram...
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  19. "Dracula," Vocabulary from Chapters 17-22

    Enter the world of the UnDead through these words from eyewitness accounts presented by Bram...
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  20. "Dracula," Vocabulary from Chapters 11-16

    Enter the world of the UnDead through these words from eyewitness accounts presented by Bram...
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  21. "Dracula," Vocabulary from Chapters 5-10

    Enter the world of the UnDead through these words from eyewitness accounts presented by Bram...
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  22. "Dracula," Vocabulary from Chapters 1-4

    Enter the world of the UnDead through these words from eyewitness accounts presented by Bram...
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  23. Jimmy Breslin (1929-2017) Tribute List

    Newspaper Columnist Jimmy Breslin died on March 19, 2017 at the age of 88. Jimmy Breslin was the...
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  24. Words for the International Day of Happiness

    The International Day of Happiness is celebrated around the world every March 20. It was...
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  25. Chuck Berry (1926-2017) Tribute List

    Musician Chuck Berry died on March 18, 2017 at the age of 90. If anyone can legitimately lay...
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