Anglican Church 3-10-2011, 08:18

The Anglican Church is the official Church of England. United by faith rather than by apostolic authority and generally not adherents of predestination, Anglicans believe in salvation through observance of moral and ethical guidelines outlined in a set of liturgies from the Book of Common Prayer.

American Weekly Mercury (1719–1746) periodical 3-10-2011, 08:16

The American Weekly Mercury was established in 1719 in Philadelphia by the printer Andrew Bradford and John Copson, a local bookseller.

American Revolution (1775–1783) 3-10-2011, 08:13

The American Revolution (also called the War of Independence or Revolutionary War) began as an economic uprising of the British colonies against unfair taxation and importation laws levied by England.

American Magazine and Monthly Chronicle (1757–1758) periodical 3-10-2011, 08:10

This monthly literary magazine was established by William Smith, a prominent eighteenth-century educator who was the first provost of the College of Philadelphia.

American Antiquarian Society (1812– ) 3-10-2011, 08:09

The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) was established on October 24, 1812 in Worcester by an act of the General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and was inspired by the efforts of Isaiah Thomas, printer, publisher, and book collector...

Alsop, George (circa 1636– circa 1673) poet, satirist 3-10-2011, 08:06

George Alsop was born in London to Peter Alsop, a tailor of modest means, and his wife, Rose.

Almanacs 3-10-2011, 08:02

Almanacs originated in ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome as annual astronomical calendars that were divided into months, weeks, and days.

Allouez, Claude-Jean (1622–1689) ethnographer, missionary 3-10-2011, 07:58

Claude-Jean Allouez was born June 6, 1622, in Saint-Didier, France. He joined the Society of Jesus in 1639 and was ordained in 1655.

Allen, Ethan (1738–1789) historian, polemicist 3-10-2011, 07:54

Military leader of Vermont’s independence, Ethan Allen was born January 21, 1738 in Litchfield, Connecticut, the oldest child of Joseph and Mary Baker Allen.

Alison, Francis (1705–1779) educator, scholar 3-10-2011, 07:50

Francis Alison rose to prominence during the religious revivalist movement known as the Great Awakening.

Algonkin Tribe 3-10-2011, 07:48

The Algonkin (or Algonquin) tribe was located in the Ottawa Valley, between Lake Huron and the Ottawa River.

The Age of Reason by Thomas Paine treatise 3-10-2011, 07:45

Published in two parts, The Age of Reason was written as a critique of Christianity from a rational, scientific perspective, and as an explanation of Deism.

Adams, Samuel (1722–1803) editorialist, statesman 3-10-2011, 07:41

Patriot leader Samuel Adams was born September 16, 1722 in Boston, the son of Samuel Adams, a prosperous brewer, and Mary Fifield Adams.

Adams, John (1735–1826) statesman, correspondent 29-09-2011, 14:17

The literary career of John Adams varied in style and substance throughout his life, but as a whole, Adams’s letters represent one of the most important collections of correspondence from this period.

Adams, Hannah (1755–1831) historian 29-09-2011, 13:32

Hannah Adams, the first woman in America to make her living by writing, was born in the farming town of Medfield, Massachusetts.

Adams, Abigail (1744–1818) correspondent 29-09-2011, 13:29

Abigail Smith Adams was an energetic letter writer, an astute observer of politics and diplomacy, and the wife of John Adams, the second president of the United States.

Adair, James (circa 1709–circa 1783) historian 29-09-2011, 13:25

While little is known about James Adair himself, he left one major record: The History of the American Indians, completed in 1768 and published in 1775.

Average daily membership (ADM) 8-03-2011, 14:24
A statistic used to determine allocation of teachers and school equipment within a school district.
Average daily attendance (ADA) 8-03-2011, 14:23
A statistic used by schools and school districts for determining the amount of funding due from the state each year.
Auxiliary services 8-03-2011, 14:21
In education, the ancillary school functions of noninstructional personnel.
Automaticity 8-03-2011, 14:20
The voluntary performance of a task without conscious thought, such as walking.
Automated speech 8-03-2011, 14:19
Computer-produced words that simulate the sound of the human voice.
Autodidact 8-03-2011, 14:17
One who educates himself by studying all or most of a conventional curriculum independently.
Autism 8-03-2011, 14:15
A multiple handicap affecting a child’s mental, emotional and physical processes by age five and sometimes from birth.
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