Jun 252021
 
Image from Korean War Memorial

Image from Korean War Memorial

Korean War began in 1950. Soldiers from northern Korea attacked southern troops. The United States entered the conflict on June 30. The war ended July 27, 1953. Older children could learn more at: Korean War.

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Jul 272021
 

Department of State, under the name Department of Foreign Affairs, was created by Congress in 1789. Older children could visit the department’s website at: http://www.state.gov/.

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Jul 272021
 
  • Korean War ended in 1953 when an armistice was signed in Panmunjon, Korea. Both sides claimed victory in a war that lasted for slightly over three years.

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    Korean War Veterans Memorial

  • Korean War Veterans Memorial was dedicated in 1995. Located in Washington, DC, near the Lincoln Memorial, nineteen stainless steel sculptures of larger-than-life-size soldiers seem to be leaving a swamp. Children can learn more at: http://www.nps.gov/kowa/index.htm
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Jul 272021
 

Bugs Bunny appeared for the first time in a 1940 cartoon, “A Wild Hare.”

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