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Ken Burn’s lengthy documentary The Civil War featured excerpts from many primary sources. One of the most unforgettable letters in the documentary was written by Major Sullivan Ballou of the 2nd Rhode Island Infantry Regiment.
My seventh graders were graphing proportional relationships in Room 3 of E. E. Brownell Middle School when President Trump was being inaugurated, so I missed it the first time. When I went to lunch, however, several people stopped me and told … Continue reading
Lest anyone underestimate the importance of Ken Burns’ The Civil War, take a second to study this graph: