Welcome to my classroom website! You will find links to the courses I teach in the banner at the top of this page. Included below are some images and quotes from American History. As we explore different units of study students will update this page adding interesting, thought provoking, and, or, profound images and quotes from our topics of study.
"If you want to understand today, you have to study yesterday." --Pearl S. Buck
Carlson's Marine Raiders at Guadal Canal, 1943.
--In 1943, Carlson's Raiders on Guadalcanal held out despite being outnumbered and surrounded for several days.
--The battle of Gualdalcanal was the first major amphibius counter offensive in the island hopping strategy employed in the Pacific theater against Japanese.
Marines raise the flag on Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, 1945. (National Archives)
"Among those Americans who served on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue." --Admiral Chester Nimitz, 1945.
(Library of Congress, American Memory Project)
Three suffragists hold up a banner at the Republican National Convention in 1920.
"No self respecting woman should wish or work for the success of a party that ignores her self."
--Susan B. Anthony
"The greatest way to affect change and promote social justice is to get up off the couch and do something about it." --Common Sense [Author unknown]