of November 26, 2001
"United we stand, divided we fall."
-- Aesop, a Greek storyteller who lived from 620 to 560 BC.
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This Week's Trivia Question:
What is the name of Thomas
When did the Mayflower
land at Plymouth
December 21, 1620. The Pilgrims sailed from Europe to America on
the Mayflower in 1620. They landed in Plymouth located in the Massachusetts
Colony. Plymouth is the site of the first permanent European settlement
in New England and is located 34 miles southeast of Boston. Today,
you can visit Plymouth
Rock and a recreation of the Mayflower.
a book about the Pilgrims.
was on the Mayflower?
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Did you know the Iroquois
called corn, beans, and squash the Three Sisters?
Yes, corn, beans, and
squash were important sources of food for the Iroquois. Corn is
a source of carbohydrates, beans is a source of protein, and squash
is a source of vitamins. The Iroquois also ate fruits, nuts, meat,
and fish. Read
more about the Iroquois.
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Parks. She took a stand by staying seated. She was an ordinary woman
who in just a moment did an extraordinary thing!"
Did you know
Rosa Parks boarded a public bus in Montgomery, Alabama, on December
1, 1955? She did not give up her seat to a white male, even though
the law stated she must do so. Parks was arrested and found guilty.
This led to the Montgomery Bus Boycott which lasted 381 days. One
of the leaders of the boycott was Martin Luther King, Jr. On November
13, 1956, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled segregation on public buses
was illegal. On December 21, the bus boycott in Montgomery ended.
Read about Rosa
Tell Us Who's
- Who's Your Hero?
What does ratify mean when people say, "The Constitution was ratified?"
(Jill from Arizona)
means approve. Therefore, when people say "the Constitution was
ratified" what it means is the Constitution was approved. After
the Founding Fathers drafted the Constitution of the United States
in the summer of 1787, three-fourth of the states had to ratify
(or approve) the Constitution for it go into effect. That meant
9 out of the 13 states had to ratify it. On July 2, 1788, New Hampshire
was the ninth state to do so, and in 1789, the Constitution became
the basis of the government of the United States of America. Read
a book about the Constitution.
of the United States.
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