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The United States From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies is a 4 publication sequence of reproducible low point ESL/EFL/Literacy interpreting and dialogue texts. each one unit examines a component of the yank event that might really curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the USA but in addition freshmen in another country who need to know extra concerning the humans, heritage, geography and tradition of this nice country. even if the passages are restricted to an uncomplicated point of language hassle, their sort is still shiny and real. Readers might be encouraged by way of the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed through the great thing about the Grand Canyon, thinking about the paintings of the F.B.I., and stunned by way of the occasions surrounding Watergate. booklet ONE: humans A: Muhammad Ali B: Clara Barton C: George Washington Carver D: Emily Dickinson E: Amelia Earhart F: Jose FelicianO: Geronimo H: Ernest Hemingway I: Ishmael J: Jesse James ok: Helen Keller L: Bruce Lee M: Christa McAuliffe N: Ralph Nader O: Annie Oakley P: Rosa Parks Q: Anthony Quinn R: Betsy Ross S: Sacajawea T: Harriet Tubman U: Uncle Sam V: Sarah Vaughan W: Mae West X: Malcolm X Y: Cy younger Z: Babe Zaharias

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2) What was the first gang Jesse James joined? 3) What happened at Northfield, Minnesota? 4) How did Jesse James die? REMEMBERING DETAILS Write TRUE or FALSE under each statement. If the statement is false, write the statement correctly. 1) The James family farm was raided by Confederate soldiers. 2) Jesse James did not want his brother Frank to join any of his gangs. 3) Despite the romantic image some people gave him, Jesse James was basically a murderer and a thief. 4) Jesse James did not know Thomas Howard.

His hatred of the North’s Union soldiers increased after they raided his family’s farm. Jesse was lashed with a whip, his father was tortured, and their farm looted. 3 When he was 15 years old, Jesse joined William C. Quantrill’s proConfederate guerrilla raiders and earned the reputation of being a fierce fighter. He also became a dead-eye shot and learned to carry several guns with him at all times. After the war, Jesse, Frank, and their war buddy, Cole Younger, along with several of Cole’s brothers, got together and robbed their first bank.

5 6 For the rest of the 1870s fighting in the region continued uninterrupted except for the time period when Lieutenant Colonel George R. Crook, commander of the Department of Arizona, succeeded in establishing relative peace in the territory. But after Crook was re-assigned elsewhere, the peace ended. Geronimo and hundreds of Apache warriors left the reservation to continue their war against the whites. In 1882 Colonel Crook was recalled to Arizona to conduct a campaign against the rebellious Apache.

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