Monthly Archives: August 2013

William Bradford & Plymouth Colony (powerpoint)

William Bradford & Plymouth Colony Click on the above link to download the powerpoint. This powerpoint provides a brief description of William Bradford and Plymouth Colony.

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Roger Williams & Anne Hutchinson “Rocking the Boat” (powerpoint)

  Roger Williams & Anne Hutchinson Click on the above link to download the powerpoint. This powerpoint provides a brief description of the conflicts which arose in theMassachussets Bay Colony over religious views of Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson.

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John Winthrop & the Massachusetts Bay Colony (powerpoint)

John Winthrop Massachusetts Bay Colony Click on the above link to download the powerpoint. This powerpoint provides a brief description of John Winthrop and the founding of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

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Chief Two Moon’s Account of the Battle of Little Big Horn – (McClure’s Magazine 1898)

 image: myimagezone “I rode swiftly toward Sitting Bull’s camp. There I saw the white soldiers fighting in a line [Reno’s men]. Indians covered the flat. They began to drive the soldiers all mixed up—Sioux, then soldiers, then more Sioux, and … Continue reading

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Frederick Law Olmsted & Public Parks – 1870 (reading activity)

New York City – Central Park The park should, as far as possible, complement the town. Openness is the one thing you cannot get in buildings. Picturesqueness you can get. Let your buildings be as picturesque as your artists can … Continue reading

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Buffalo Hunting Match – Buffalo Bill Cody (primary source document)

The Life of Buffalo Bill Shortly after the adventures mentioned in the preceding chapter, I had my celebrated buffalo hunt with Billy Comstock, a noted scout, guide and interpreter, who was then chief of scouts at Fort Wallace, Kansas. Comstock … Continue reading

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The Globe (powerpoint)

   The Globe Click on the link to download the powerpoint. This powerpoint provides a brief description of how geographers use the globe to determine location and direction of the earth.

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