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    Whiskey Rebellion

    The Whiskey Rebellion in 1794 marked the first major uprising against the newly created federal…

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    Native Americans and the Colonization of New York

    Author Evan Pritchard talked about the history of native people in New York and their relationships with…

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    Stratobowl Balloon Flight

    Reaching a height of over 72,000 feet, the Stratobowl balloon brought back the first images showing the…

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    Mount Rushmore National Memorial

    Settled deep in the Black Hills of western South Dakota, Mount Rushmore teaches visitors about the…

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    Crazy Horse Memorial

    Started in 1948, the Crazy Horse Monument in the Black Hills of South Dakota honors the Oglala Lakota…

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    Rapid City, South Dakota Flood of 1972

    Regarded as the worst recorded flood in South Dakota’s history, the 1972 flood would alter the look of…

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    The Michigan State Capitol

    Matthew VanAcker, director of the Michigan Capitol Tour Service, gave a tour of the House and Senate…

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    Michigan State History

    The Michigan History Center tells the story of the state’s growth from its indigenous peoples to the…

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    History of Polo in Sheridan, Wyoming

    In 1893, the first polo match took place in Sheridan, Wyoming. Sam Morton talked about how this…

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    Sheridan Wyoming Rodeo

    Since 1932 the Sheridan WYO Rodeo has been providing entertainment through bull riding, calf roping, and…

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    Coal Mining in Wyoming

    Coal mining played a major role in the development of Sheridan, Wyoming, and the surrounding area.…

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    Red Cloud's War and Fort Phil Kearny, Wyoming

    One of three forts built along the Bozeman Trail by the U.S. Army to protect travelers from attacks by…

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    Paleontology in Montana

    The Museum of the Rockies, a Smithsonian Affiliate, features many paleontological discoveries made in…

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    Yellowstone National Park

    Lee Whittlesey, Yellowstone National Park historian and author, talks about the history of Yellowstone…

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    The Impact of the Railroad and Telegraph on Montana

    Author Dale Martin examined the impact of the railroad on the development of Montana and the West.

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    Nelson Story

    John Russell, author of Treasure State Tycoon: Nelson Story and the Making of Montana, shared,the story…

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    John Bozeman

    Pioneer John Bozeman is best known for blazing a trail through the Wyoming Territory and into the gold…

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    Anne Spencer and The Harlem Renaissance

    Curator Karen Sherry gave a tour of the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond and discussed…

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    The Raid on Harpers Ferry

    Karen Sherry, curator at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond explained the events…

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    Madison Washington and the Slave Revolt on the Creole

    Virginia Museum of History and Culture's curator Karen Sherry explained the events and significance of…

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    Tobacco and Slavery in Colonial Virginia

    Karen Sherry, curator at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond’s exhibit on 400 years…

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    The First Africans Brought to Virginia

    At the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond’s exhibit on 400 years of African American…

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    The Lumber Industry in Traverse City, Michigan

    Local historian Steve Harold explained the early settlement of Traverse City, Michigan (MI) and the…

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    History of the Texas State Capitol

    Curator of the Capitol Ali James gave a tour of the Texas Capitol and some of its artwork. She talked…

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    History of Union Station in Washington, DC

    Union Station Redevelopment Corporation president and CEO Beverley Swaim-Staley gave a tour of the…

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    The Impact of Fort Lauderdale's Port Everglades

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    Iron Production in Alabama

    This bellringer focuses on the history of iron production in Birmingham, AL, and the effects on the city…

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    The Early Life of Betty Friedan in Peoria, IL

    This bellringer highlights the early life and work of the feminist, who hailed from the Illinois (IL)…

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    The Political Status of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

    This bellringer focuses on the history of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, along with its current status…

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    1965 Aviation Disaster in Wichita, Kansas

    This bellringer highlights the history and events surrounding an airplane crash into the African…

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    Revolutionary War: Military Strategy during the Battle at Guilford Courthouse

    This bellringer highlights the history and events surrounding the Revolutionary War battle that occurred…

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    Early Settlement of New Hampshire

    Elizabeth Dubrulle highlighted items in the New Hampshire Historical Society’s collections that tell…

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    Pictograph Cave in Montana

    This bellringer visits Pictograph Cave State Park, outside of Billings, MT, to learn about the history…

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    The History of South Dakota's State Capital

    Tony Venhuizen gave a tour of South Dakota’s State Capitol in Pierre and shared the story of the…

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    African Americans in Early Concord, Massachusetts

    This bellringer highlights the history of the Robbins family, and their eventual purchase of the Robbins…

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    The First Library in New Jersey

    This bellringer highlights the history and characteristics of the Trenton, NJ Free Public Library.

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    The Heinz Company in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    This bellringer highlights the history of the Pennsylvania-based H.J. Heinz Company, which makes ketchup…

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    Haudenosaunee Confederacy and the Iroquois Nation

    Chief Sidney Hill talked about the history of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and the Iroquois in New York…

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    Early Wind Energy in Texas

    This bellringer visits the American Windmill Museum in Lubbock, Texas (TX) to learn about the machines…

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    The Early Life of Edgar Allen Poe in Richmond, VA

    This bellringer highlights Edgar Allen Poe's formative years in the Virginia city.

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    Wyoming Railroads

    This bellringer focuses on the history of the Union Pacific Railroad in Wyoming, as well as its effects…

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    Green Bay, Wisconsin: Titletown USA

    This bellringer studies the history and growth of the Green Bay Packers football team, located in Green…

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    Mormons and the End of Polygamy

    Richard Turley talked about Wilford Woodruff, the fourth President of the Church of Jesus Christ of…

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    German Prisoners of War in Ogden, Utah

    Scott Porter talked about the World War II prisoner of war (POW) camp in Ogden, UT, and what life was…

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    Socialism in Utah in the 20th Century

    John Sillito, co-author of History of Utah Radicalism: Startling, Socialistic, and Decidedly…

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    Surrender of Sitting Bull

    Nathaniel Philbrick recounts the Battle of Little Bighorn, between the U.S. Army’s 7th Cavalry led by…

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    West Virginia Civil War Battle Flags

    This bellringer studies the history of the battle flags on display at Wheeling, West Virginia's…

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    U.S.-Canada Border: The Pig War in Northwest Washington

    This bellringer highlights the causes, events, and effects of the small skirmish on San Juan Island, WA.…

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    20th Century Train Travel in Central Vermont

    This bellringer highlights what train travel would have looked like in the 20th century across the state…

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    19th Century Missionaries in Oregon

    This bellringer focuses on the history and actions of Methodist missionaries in and around the…

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    James Garfield: The 20th President of the United States

    This bellringer highlights the life and personal characteristics of James. A Garfield, who hailed from…

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    Albuquerque, New Mexico and the History of Hot Air Balloons

    This bellringer visits Albuquerque, New Mexico (NM), the Hot Air Balloon Capital of the World, to learn…

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    Indian Schools in Nevada

    This bellringer highlights the history and purpose of the Stewart Indian School, located in Carson City,…

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    Moving the Capital of Nebraska

    This bellringer visits the Kennard House in Lincoln, NE to study the history behind the state's decision…

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    City Beautiful Movement in Kansas City

    This bellringer focuses on the history behind the Missouri (MO) city's park and boulevard system.

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    Charles Carroll, Signer of the Declaration of Independence

    This bellringer highlights the events in Charles Carroll's life before he represented Annapolis,…

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    Jean Lafitte, Smuggler for New Orleans

    This bellringer highlights the work and related effects of the Louisiana (LA) folk hero.

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    Honolulu Rail Transit Project

    This bellringer highlights the Hawaii (HI) rail project, along with its related successes and failures.

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    Pianist "Blind Tom" Wiggins

    This bellringer focuses on the life of Tom Wiggins, also known as Blind Tom, who was born a slave in…

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    Environment and the Los Angeles Aqueduct

    Progressive Era conservationists, including President Teddy Roosevelt and Chief of the U.S. Forest…

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    The Civil War in Fayetteville, AK

    This bellringer highlights the actions of Judge Jonas Tebbetts and his family as they lived in the…

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    Czech and Slovakian Immigration to the United States

    This bellrigner focuses on immigration of people from Europe to the United States, through a visit to…

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    Ida B. Wells Anti-Lynching Campaign

    Ida B. Wells, born into slavery in Holly Springs, Mississippi, was a crusader against lynching and…

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    The Green Book and African American Travel in Minnesota

    This bellringer highlights the purpose and role of the "Green Book," including in the Rochester,…

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    The Edwards Dam in Augusta, ME

    This bellringer focuses on the process to remove the Edwards Dam, a historic dam in the Augusta, Maine.

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    Civil War Monuments in Mississippi

    Timothy Sedore, author of books on Civil War monuments in the South, talked about the sometimes…

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    Kentucky Whiskey

    This bellringer highlights the history of production and sale of Kentucky (KY) whiskey.

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    Purdue University and Early Aviation

    This bellringer highlights Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana (IN) and its role in the…

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    The Mining District in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

    This bellringer highlights the rich history of mining in the Idaho (ID) city.

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    Oil and North Dakota

    This bellringer highlights the positive effects of the Bakken Oil Fields on communities like Williston,…

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    Tulsa, OK: An Eastern City in the West

    This clip visits Tulsa, Oklahoma (OK) to learn about the city's heritage and relationship with the oil…

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    The Provo Meeting House

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    Tennessee Valley Authority

    This 1944 film was made by the U.S. Office of War Information’s Overseas Motion Picture Bureau. It…

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    Camp Ford: Civil War Prison in Tyler, TX

    This bellringer highlights the history of the Camp Ford, a Texas prisoner of war camp that was used…

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    Native American Entrepreneurship on Reservations

    This bellringer focuses on the entrepreneurial history of Native Americans living in the area that now…

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    Tobacco and the Growth of Winston-Salem

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    The Career of Franklin Pierce

    This bellringer highlights the political career of the nation's 14th President, who hailed from Concord,…

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    The History of Las Vegas

    This bellringer highlights the original growth and development of the Nevada (NV) city, well before it…

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    Life in Early Midwestern Cities

    This bellringer visits the Old Cowtown Museum in Wichita, Kansas (KS) to learn about early life in…

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    The Assassination of Kentucky Governor William Goebel

    This bellringer focuses on the only instance of a U.S. governor being assassinated while in office,…

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    B-52s at Barksdale Air Force Base

    This bellringer focuses on the role of the famous aircraft, many of which are stationed at Barksdale Air…

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    Mary Todd Lincoln in Springfield, IL

    This bellringer focuses on the early moments that the future first lady spent in the capital city of…

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    Lucy Stone: Suffragette and Abolitionist

    Lucy Stone was a leading voice in the suffragist and abolitionist movements, fighting for equality for…

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    African American Migration to Iowa

    This bellringer focuses on the history behind the first large-scale migration of African Americans to…

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    First Female Presidential Candidate: Victoria Woodhull

    Victoria Woodhull was the first woman to run for president. Victoria, along with her sister Tennessee…

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    Maple Syrup and Vermont

    This bellringer focuses on the history and production process of maple syrup in Montpelier, VT.

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    Urban Transportation Planning in Lafayette, Indiana

    This bellringer highlights how Lafayette, IN came together to use urban planning to solve an issue with…

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    Westward Expansion: Dakota Indians and Fort Snelling

    Matt Cassady talked about how the establishment of Fort Snelling impacted the Dakota Indians in…

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    USS Missouri and Surrender

    This bellringer highlights the role of the USS Missouri (located in Hawaii) towards the end of World War…

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    California Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Biddy Mason

    Camille Gavin talked about her book, Biddy Mason: A Place of Her Own, in which she chronicles the life…

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    Jazz in Charleston, South Carolina

    This bellringer focuses on Charleston, South Carolina (SC) and how it was at the center of the Jazz Age.

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    Civil War: The Augusta Canal and Confederate Powder Works

    This bellringer visits Augusta, Georgia (GA) to learn about its role during the Civil War and the powder…

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    Wyoming and Women's Suffrage

    These two clips feature author Charlotte Waisman describing the role of Wyoming in expanding early…

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    Western Women in the 19th Century

    In these two clips, Charlotte Waisman described the range and limits of available roles for Colorado…

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    Grand Coulee Dam Project

    This bellringer focuses on the purpose and construction of the Grand Coulee Dam, located near Spokane,…

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    The Cherry Industry in Salem, Oregon

    This bellringer visits Salem, OR to learn about it's history of cherry production and the process by…

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    Carry Nation and the Temperance Movement

    Charlotte Waisman told the story of Carry Nation, who elevated the temperance movement with her campaign…

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    Wisconsin Cheesemaking

    This bellringer visits the town of De Pere, WI to learn about the state's history of cheese production.

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    Idaho National Forest and Wilderness Bill Signing Ceremony

    President Obama signed H.R. 1138, the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Jerry Peak Wilderness…

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    Jeannette Rankin and Female Representation in Congress

    Charlotte Waisman talked about Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to Congress and only…

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