Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

America, India, and Pakistan are former colonies of Great Britain. Question: Why did the colonists fight the British? Because A) They didn’t have salt. B) They didn’t have self-government. C) They had to buy fabric from Great Britain. D) They had to buy tea from Great Britain. More Citizenship resources featuring Pakistani-Americans and Indian-Americans at Read more about Happy Independence Day![…]

India Wins Independence: Revolutions, Part 4

India Wins Independence: Revolutions, Part 4

The independence movement in India lasted an astounding 190 years. First, revolutionaries had to free themselves from the powerful East India Company, then take on the British Empire. After making massive contributions to the British victories in both World Wars, the Indian people were growing increasingly frustrated at their second-class status. By 1920 a lawyer Read more about India Wins Independence: Revolutions, Part 4[…]

DEWALT Helps Build Statue Of Liberty Museum

DEWALT Helps Build Statue Of Liberty Museum

[stirring music] Building a museum that takes you through the history of the most recognized symbol of freedom in the world demands the best workers, and tools available. We are honored to have put our tools in the hands of the people responsible for preserving our past. And we’re proud to help keep the memory Read more about DEWALT Helps Build Statue Of Liberty Museum[…]

71st Liberation Day

71st Liberation Day

CITIZENS OF GUAM GATHERED ALONG MARINE CORPS DRIVE TO CELEBRATE THE 71ST LIBERATION DAY PARADE AND THE GOVERNOR OF GUAM, EDDIE CALVO, KICKED OFF THE CELEBRATION BY HONORING THE SURVIVING SERVICEMEMBERS OF WORLD WAR II. “VERY CLOSE TO ME IN THIS CANOPY ARE SURVIVORS OF WORLD WAR II. THOSE INNOCENTS THAT WERE CAUGHT BETWEEN THE Read more about 71st Liberation Day[…]

The Independence Myth:  People With Disabilities Are Interdependent Too | Denise Lance | TEDxKC

The Independence Myth: People With Disabilities Are Interdependent Too | Denise Lance | TEDxKC

Translator: Sarah El_Gayyar Reviewer: Reiko Bovee Hello, TEDxKC. I know you probably can’t understand me very well, so I want to use the iPad to help me share my ideas with you tonight. Growing up as a child with disabilities in the heartland, I often heard the adage of Ben Franklin, “God helps those who Read more about The Independence Myth: People With Disabilities Are Interdependent Too | Denise Lance | TEDxKC[…]

Guam Liberation Day

Guam Liberation Day

IN 1944, DURING THE SECOND BATTLE OF GUAM, AMERICA REGAINED THE ISLAND OF GUAM FROM JAPANESE CONTROL. TODAY, THOUSANDS OF LOCALS AND VISITORS TOOK TO THE STREETS TO CELEBRATE THEIR LIBERATION AND THE CONTINUED COLORFUL CULTURE OF THE CHAMORRO PEOPLE AND THOSE WHO CALL THIS BEAUTIFUL ISLAND HOME. FOR THE FIRST TIME THIRD MARINE DIVISION Read more about Guam Liberation Day[…]

When is Independence Day?

When is Independence Day?

When is Independence Day? Easy, July 4th. Everyone knows that, even non-Americans know that. Yeah but… why? You may be thinking that the answer is simple, because that’s the day that the Declaration of Independence was signed… I feel like I’m about to tell someone that the tooth fairy isn’t real. Many people already know Read more about When is Independence Day?[…]

Fredrick Douglass and Independence

Fredrick Douglass and Independence

Today we continue our exploration of African-American History by pairing it with a history question from the USCIS 100 questions. Frederick Douglass was born a slave, but escaped to join the anti-slavery movement. On Independence Day, 1852 he gave a fiery speech contrasting the values in the Declaration of Independence with a slave’s lack of Read more about Fredrick Douglass and Independence[…]

Trans Liberation is for Everybody | Anneliese Singh | TEDxGeorgiaStateU

Trans Liberation is for Everybody | Anneliese Singh | TEDxGeorgiaStateU

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Ellen Maloney I once heard someone say, “There’s as many genders in the world as there are stars in the sky.” Isn’t that beautiful, the idea that our gender is unique to who we are as individuals? But it’s not that way now, is it? We have two boxes we can Read more about Trans Liberation is for Everybody | Anneliese Singh | TEDxGeorgiaStateU[…]

Chinese People’s Liberation Army Rocket Force Flight Tests Older DF-4 ICBM

Chinese People’s Liberation Army Rocket Force Flight Tests Older DF-4 ICBM

Welcome to World Action and Reaction News, todays News is. Chinese People�s Liberation Army Rocket Force Flight Tests Older DF-4 ICBM Credit : THE DIPLOMAT On Wednesday, the Chinese People�s Liberation Army Rocket Force (PLARF) carried out a flight test of a Dong Feng 4 (DF-4; known by the United States as the CSS-3) intercontinental-range Read more about Chinese People’s Liberation Army Rocket Force Flight Tests Older DF-4 ICBM[…]