Monthly Archives: July 2011

Team Martinez visits Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (July 5, 2011)

   Team Martinez visited Plymoth Plantation in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The Plantation is a living history museum which attempts to recreate Wampanoag and Pilgrim village from the 17th century.                                                  Advertisements

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Team Martinez visits Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas (June 27, 2011 and July 2016) Little Rock Nine.

   After the Supreme Court issued its landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education, many parts of our country dragged its feet on the integration of public schools. For example, in 1957,  the Governor of Arkansas, Orvil Faubus refused the integration … Continue reading

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Team Martinez visits the Frederick Douglass Home in Washington, D.C. (July 6, 2011) Abolitionist and Statesman.

               View of the U.S. Capital Building from the Douglass front yard.               

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National World War I Memorial & Museum – Kansas City, Missouri, June 25, 2011 (photographs)

                                           Union Train Station, Kansas City, Missouri, as seen from the top of the WWI Memorial.

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Team Martinez visits the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, Boston, Massachusetts (July 5, 2011)

                      Debbie Martinez enjoying Boston Harbor.              

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Team Martinez visits Boston on the 4th of July 2011 (photographs)

  Team Martinez found themselves in Boston, Massachusetts on the 4th of July, the birthplace of America’s Independence. We were fortunate enough to spend the day at a Boston Red Sox game at the historic Fenway Park. Later, we spent … Continue reading

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Team Martinez visits Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (June 30, 2011) U.S Civil War Site.

The Battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863) is considered the turning point in the U.S. Civil War in favor of the Union forces. This battle would be considered the bloodiest engagement of the U.S. Civil War (approximately 60,000 dead and wounded), and also … Continue reading

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