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Aaron Blais

Aaron Blais

Aaron Blais teaches at Exeter High School.

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A child holds up a sign thanking veterans during a parade

3-Minute Civics: Our longest war

By: - September 10, 2021

“War is God’s way of teaching Americans geography.” This quote, often attributed to Ambrose Bierce, resonates deeply with me. In my classroom, I often have to pull down the wall maps to show my students where Cuba and the Philippines are, or Iwo Jima and Normandy, or Korea and Vietnam. I understand their dilemma, reflecting […]