America From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies, Volume 2: Places by Kirk Schriefer

By Kirk Schriefer

The USA From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies is a 4 e-book sequence of reproducible low point ESL/EFL/Literacy examining and dialogue texts. every one unit examines a component of the yankee event that may certainly curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the U.S. but in addition rookies in another country who need to know extra concerning the humans, background, geography and tradition of this nice country. even if the passages are restricted to an undemanding point of language hassle, their sort continues to be shiny and real. Readers can be encouraged by means of the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed through the great thing about the Grand Canyon, interested by the paintings of the F.B.I., and stunned by way of the occasions surrounding Watergate.

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Over the next 300 years others explored the canyon, but it never received much attention until 1869. That year, in order to learn about the area, Major John Wesley Powell, a one-armed scholar and Civil War veteran, led an expedition through the canyon by boat, following the Colorado River. He repeated the trip in 1871 and again a year later. As time went on, interest in the canyon grew. Miners came in search of precious metals and built the first trails down into the gorge. Toward the end of the 19th century most of the development was mining-related.

Arnold. 2) Dallas. 3) Having the railroad meant that cattle could be transported directly from Fort Worth. This helped turn Fort Worth into not only a cattle-shipping center, but also a meat-packing center, as well. 4) Modern industries found in Fort Worth include the aerospace industry, aircraft manufacturing, grain and oil industries and, of course, the cattle industry. REMEMBERING DETAILS 1) T 2) F 3) F 4) F After the soldiers left the city’s attractiveness to settlers declined. Cattle drives flourished after the Civil War.

What was once a district filled with movie stars and glamour has been replaced with run-down shops and lonely vagrants wandering the streets. Today some of the streets and buildings in Hollywood are being remodeled as the city makes an effort to bring the legendary town back to its original state. 3) The film industry came to Hollywood in 1911. 4) The Hollywood Walk of Fame is where bronze stars are set into the sidewalk paying tribute to famous entertainment industry personalities. REMEMBERING DETAILS 1) F 2) F 3) F 4) T Today the only major studio in Hollywood is Paramount.

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