Stuff You Missed in History Class: “How Thomas Jefferson Worked”
Thomas Jefferson’s life was peppered with accomplishments — but what about the disparity between his public image and private life? Check out our HowStuffWorks article to learn more about the fact and fiction surrounding Thomas Jefferson.
Hercules Mulligan was indeed a real person who passed intelligence to George Washington, mostly through two means – one was an enslaved man named Cato, and the other was the Culper Spy Ring.
Radio WillowWeb: Willowcast #20: “The Constitution, Our Constitution”
Fifth graders in Ms. Sanborn’s class have studied the history of the United States Constitution. Charlie hosts this show with information on the writing of this document
Radio WillowWeb: Willowcast #14: “Life in the Colonies”
Shelby hosts this Willowcast about life in the 13 American colonies. Students from Ms. Sanborn’s fifth grade have a lot to share about how people lived in colonial times. You can look forward to segments about torture, geography, manners, and more!
The History Chicks: Episode 71: “Schuyler Sisters with Amanda Vaill”
Author Amanda Vaill has written several award winning biographies, scripts, articles and…be still our hearts.. been contracted to write a biography on the two most famous Schuyler sisters, Angelica and Eliza. She’s begun her research and graciously agreed to talk with us and dish Schuyler. We talk about the three sisters, the family that they came from, the families that they created, the rumors that surrounded them…basically who lived, who died and with Amanda’s help, we get to tell their story!