Alabama: Birmingham & Montgomery historic spots

Why Alabama?  Two great reasons:

  1. it’s got so much rich history in terms of the Civil Rights movement
  2. my niece, Kaylie, just started law school at Cumberland!

We decided we’d spend a weekend there, doing a 3-hour drive from Atlanta and really getting our kids focused on learning about the South and Civil Rights.  Our homeschool-story for the kids is “we’re starting American History with recent events and working backward.” Continue reading