Today is August 27. Today is Independence Day in Moldova, celebrating that republic’s departure from the Soviet Union in 1991. On this day in 1859, the Drake Well in Titusville, Pennsylvania, at a depth of 69 feet, struck oil, thus opening the first commercial petroleum well in the United States. In 1665 on this day in Acomac, Virginia, the first live theater was presented in the British North American colonies, to with Ye Bare and Ye Cubb by Philip Alexander. It’s the birthday of United States President Lyndon Baines Johnson; it is also, in one of those coincidences I tend to notice, the birthday of Pee-wee Herman (aka, particularly one imagines, to his parents, Paul Reubens).
Here is an independent practice worksheet on monarchy, which calls upon students to understand monarchy as a concept.
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