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Hobbamock
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Hobbamock

Hobbamock (d. c. 1643 CE, also given as Hobbamok and Hobomok) was a Native American of the Pokanoket tribe who served the sachem Massasoit (l. c. 1581-1661...
Stone of Scone
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Stone of Scone

The Stone of Scone (Gaelic: Lia Fail), also known as the Stone of Destiny or Coronation Stone, is a block of sandstone associated with the coronation...
Massasoit
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Massasoit

Massasoit (l. c. 1581-1661 CE) was the sachem (chief) of the Wampanoag Confederacy of modern-day New England, USA. Massasoit (also given as Massasoyt...
Arrian
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Arrian

Lucius Flavius Arrianus, commonly known as Arrian (86 - c. 160 CE) was a Greek historian, philosopher, and statesman from Nicomedia...
Samoset
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Samoset

Samoset (l. c. 1590-1653 CE, also given as Somerset) was the Abenaki Native American who first approached the English settlers of Plymouth Colony (later...
Saint Margaret of Scotland
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Saint Margaret of Scotland

Saint Margaret of Scotland (c. 1046-1093 CE) was, as the second wife of Malcolm III (r. 1058-1093 CE), the queen of Scotland from 1070 CE until her...
Daily Life & Afterlife in Ancient Egypt
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Daily Life & Afterlife in Ancient Egypt

We have prepared three lesson plans including classroom activities, assignments, homework, and keys as well as: Multiple choice quiz questions...
Ten Pilgrim Facts You Need to Know
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Ten Pilgrim Facts You Need to Know

The story of the pilgrims of Plymouth Colony is well known regarding the basic facts: they sailed on the Mayflower, arrived off the coast of Massachusetts...
Malcolm III of Scotland
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Malcolm III of Scotland

Malcolm III of Scotland (aka Máel Coluim mac Donnchada) reigned as king from 1058 to 1093 CE. He took the throne after his young predecessor...
Thanksgiving Day: A Brief History
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Thanksgiving Day: A Brief History

The United States holiday of Thanksgiving is generally understood to be inspired by the harvest feast celebrated by the citizens of Plymouth Colony...

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