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Can you imagine a volcanic eruption equivalent to 1,600 times the size of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan? Well, it happened – right here in the United States! On March 27th, 1980, Mount St. Helens began a series of volcanic explosions that would eventually cause a massive eruption on May 18th, 1980.

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What comes to mind when you think of St. Patrick’s Day? It’s safe to say that most Americans would think of four-leaf clovers, leprechauns, pots of gold, and corned beef and cabbage.

While all these are fine and fun, it’s often forgotten that St. Patrick’s Day is full of Christian history.

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What is the difference between our history studies and our á la carte projects? History studies are jam-packed with all sorts of hands-on goodies. An á la carte project is typically an individual project or small group of individual projects, which are also generally found inside of larger history studies.

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There are many famous parks throughout the United States. Still, by far, the most well-renowned is Yellowstone National Park, located primarily in Wyoming, as well as parts of Montana and Idaho. With over 3 million visits per year, this park is considered to be the oldest and largest national park in the United States.

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Over a century and a half ago, an important decision was made that affected the outcome of the American Civil War. On March 9, 1864, Ulysses S. Grant was commissioned by Abraham Lincoln as lieutenant-general and commander of all the Union armies.

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