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The 6 BEST Search Engines for Academic Research

You just cannot ignore the fact that when you think about searching online for your assignments and projects, the first name that comes to your mind …

SEO

How Genealogy Helps Children Cope With Death

Last week, my husband and his extended family experienced the passing of the family's matriarch, my children's great-grandmother. It was not their …

Genealogy

FGS Announces the Completion of Fundraising for Preserve the 1812 Pensions Project

The following announcement was written by the Federation of Genealogical Societies:<p>Springfield, IL –Today at its annual conference, the Federation of …

Genealogy

1812 Pension Files Campaign is Complete - #FGS2016

Credit: Ed DonakeyIn a stunning announcement at the opening session of the 2016 conference of the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS), Curt …

Genealogy

Preserve the Pensions (War of 1812) Fundraising is COMPLETED! Let's Celebrate

<b></b><b></b><b><br>Preserve the Pensions (War of 1812) Fundraising is COMPLETED! Let's Celebrate</b><br>I received some great news in my inbox this morning from our friends at …

Genealogy

The Battle that Birthed the Star Spangled Banner

For most of the War of 1812, Francis Scott Key wanted no part of the dispute between Great Britain and her former colonies. But then the British went …

Sailing

Just Updated “The Best Sites For Learning About The War Of 1812”

I’ve just completely revised and updated The Best Sites For Learning About The War Of 1812.<p>Colin Kaepernick’s protest provides a perfect opportunity …

Colin Kaepernick

From grass to granite blocks, memorial recalls Six Nations role in War of 1812

QUEENSTON, Ont. – For Americans, the War of 1812 was considered the second war of independence from Great Britain.<p>But for Native Americans – the …

World History

Green Scene: Baltimore’s Great Parks

It’s time to celebrate a very big birthday. The National Park Service turns 100 in 2016. In recognition, NPS is inviting everyone to explore green …

National Parks

Where does Canada’s accent come from?

The way Canadian English is pronounced is close to the US accent – but it’s still utterly unique and the product of singular forces, writes Thomas Rogers.<p>Canada has always faced several obstacles in defining itself to the outside world. For one, it’s a thinly populated country of 35 million all too …

Linguistics

The Shape of Maine

The boundary line described in the 1793 Treaty of Paris did not match the geography of the area and created many questions.<p>This map, created in 1613 …

War Of 1812

2nd Graders use Book Creator to share their family history with grandparents - Book Creator app

A very experienced Book Creator Ambassador shares her project – look out for her top tips at the end of the article!<p>Book Creator has become my go-to …

Teaching

The Harford captain who saved Baltimore

BEL AIR — Both Cecil and Harford counties sent a good share of high-ranking officers into the Revolutionary War, and did so again in the War of 1812. …

Chesapeake Bay