A television channel did a poll to find out who people thought were the Greatest Americans, and then ranked them from the most important to the one hundredth most important.
Think about all the Americans we have studied so far. Pick who you think are the top five Americans and rank them one-through-five. Find a picture of them, write about what you think was their major accomplishment, and explain why you ranked them where you did.
The United States has been involved in the Middle East. A future post will deal with the present (second) Iraq War, but now please go to this site on Mr. Ferlazzo’s blog which will provide links to places to learn about the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.
Learn more about space travel at the Animated History of The Space Program. Be sure to click on the lower left hand corner to see the words that are spoken, and use the menu on the upper right to explore all the great activities.
One of the major reasons Japanese Americans were put into camps was because other Americans were afraid that they might help Japan in the war against the United States. In other words, it was an example of people doing bad things to other people because of fear.
Have you ever done something bad to someone else because you were afraid (Start a fight? Say something nasty to someone?)? Has a person you know ever done something bad to someone else because they were afraid? What happened?
Has someone ever done something bad to you or your family because you think they were afraid of you?