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Protecting Our Country

October 14, 2021

The United States military has different branches, or groups. Each group helps protect the country. Read on to learn more about five of them. Ready to Respond The Marines are an emergency force. They respond to problems quickly. Marines watch…

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History

A Day for Veterans

October 14, 2021

November 11 is an important day. It is called Veterans Day. A veteran is someone who was in the military. Veterans helped keep our country safe. This day honors their bravery. How the U.S. Celebrates A big ceremony is held…

Animals

First Pets

June 30, 2021

When the First Family moves into the White House, its pets come too. Many animals have lived in the White House. Read on to learn about five presidents and their pets. President Barack Obama Presidential term: 2009–2017 Obama had…

Sports

Meet An Athlete

May 21, 2021

The Paralympic Games will take place in Tokyo, Japan. They are for the world’s best athletes who have a disability. Nicky Nieves plays sitting volleyball. She’s on the United States women’s team. She’s a gold medalist. TFK’s Karena Phan spoke…

History

United States Symbols

April 22, 2021

A symbol is something that has a special meaning. One United States symbol is the flag. To Americans, the flag stands for freedom. Here are some other U.S. symbols. They remind us of the hopes our country is based on.…

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Places

Tour the USA

April 22, 2021

The United States is full of incredible sights. Ready for a road trip with TFK? Hop in! The Golden Gate Bridge The Golden Gate Bridge spans the entrance to San Francisco Bay, in California. You can walk, drive, or ride…

Government

This is Congress

March 11, 2021

The United States government has three branches. Congress is the legislative branch. It makes laws. Congress is made up of the Senate and the House of Representatives. Take a look! This is the U.S. Capitol building. It is in Washington,…

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Government

Take a Tour

March 11, 2021

There are many historic buildings and monuments in Washington, D.C. Learn about some of them on this map. 1. This is The White House. The president and his or her family live here. It is where the president works. 2.…

Government

Biden Wins

November 9, 2020

Joe Biden has won the 2020 presidential election. He is a former vice president of the United States. He will become the 46th U.S. president. Election Day was November 3. Four days later, the Associated Press made an announcement. Joe…

Culture

A Big Election

November 4, 2020

People voted for president on November 3. They also voted for members of Congress. There are two main candidates running for president. They are President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden. So far, there is no winner in…