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MYTHS

MYTHS

LEGENDS

LEGENDS

MORE LEGENDS

MORE

LEGENDS

TALL- TALES

TALL

TALES

TALES OF THE WEST

TALES OF

THE WEST

TERMS

TERMS

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Response 1

THE GREEK GODDESS OF

WISDOM FOR WHOM THE

PARTHENON WAS BUILT AND

THE CAPITAL CITY OF GREECE

WAS NAMED

WHO WAS ATHENA?

STORIES ABOUT THIS

CHARACTER WERE BASED ON

THE REAL JOHN CHAPMAN

WHO PLANTED APPLE TREES

THROUGHOUT THE MIDWEST

WHO WAS JOHNNY

APPLESEED?

HE MAY HAVE BEEN A REAL

PERSON WHO OUTWORKED A

STEAM DRILL IN LAYING

RAILROAD TRACKS

WHO WAS JOHN HENRY?

A GIGANTIC TALL TALE HERO

WHO SUPPOSEDLY MADE THE

GRAND CANYON BY DRAGGING

HIS HUGE AX

WHO WAS PAUL BUNYAN?

A TALL TALE HERO OF THE

AMERICAN SOUTHWEST

WHOSE HORSE WAS NAMED

WIDOWMAKER, THOUGH HE

SOMETIMES RODE A

MOUNTAIN LION

WHO WAS PECOS BILL?

A STORY WITH DETAILS THAT

CANNOT BE CHECKED AND

MAY BE MADE UP

WHAT IS FICTION?

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Response 2

THE LEADER OF THE ROMAN

GODS, THE GREEKS CALLED

HIM ZEUS

WHO WAS JUPITER?

A REAL TRAIN ENGINEER WHO

DIED TRYING TO SAVE THE

LIVES OF OTHERS

WHO WAS CASEY JONES?

THE PLACE WHERE

FRONTIERSMAN, INDIAN

FIGHTER, AND CONGRESSMAN

DAVY CROCKETT DIED

WHAT IS THE ALAMO?

THE NAME OF PAUL BUNYAN'S

GREAT BLUE OX

WHAT IS BABE?

PECOS BILL USED ONE OF

THESE AS A WHIP IN SOME OF

THE TALL TALES TOLD ABOUT

HIM

WHAT IS A

RATTLESNAKE?

A STORY THAT USES

EXAGGERATION TO EXPLAIN

HOW SOMETHING CAME TO BE

THE WAY IT IS

WHAT IS A TALL TALE?

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Response 3

BOTH GREEKS AND ROMANS

BELIEVED THIS WAS THE

WEAPON USED BY THE LEADER

OF THE GODS

WHAT IS LIGHTNING?

THIS LEGENDARY FRONTIER

HERO AND PIONEER BLAZED A

TRAIL WHICH CAME TO BE

CALLED THE WILDERNESS

ROAD

WHO WAS DANIEL

BOONE?

IN THIS FICTIONAL SONG, THE

TITLE CHARACTER KILLED A

BEAR WHEN HE WAS ONLY

THREE

WHAT IS THE BALLAD

OF DAVY CROCKETT?

PAUL BUNYAN SUPPOSEDLY

MADE THESE WHILE SCOOPING

OUT WATER HOLES FOR BABE

TO HAVE A PLACE TO DRINK

WHAT ARE THE GREAT

LAKES?

IN TALL TALES ABOUT PECOS

BILL, HE WAS RAISED BY THESE

WHAT ARE COYOTES?

A STORY THAT MAY HAVE

STARTED AS A TRUE STORY

ABOUT A REAL PERSON OR

EVENT, BUT HAS SINCE BEEN

EXAGGERATED

WHAT IS A LEGEND?

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Response 4

THE GREEKS CALLED THE GOD

OF THE SEA POSEIDON, BUT

THE ROMANS NAMED HIM THIS

WHAT IS NEPTUNE?

A LOW SPOT IN THE

APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS

WHERE THE PRESENT STATES

OF KENTUCKY, TENNESSEE,

AND VIRGINIA COME

TOGETHER

WHAT IS THE

CUMBERLAND GAP?

THIS TUNNEL, WHICH WAS

BUILT IN THE 1870S IN WEST

VIRGINIA, MAY HAVE BEEN THE

ACTUAL SITE OF JOHN

HENRY'S DUAL WITH THE

STEAM DRILL

WHAT IS THE BIG BEND

TUNNEL?

TALL TALES ABOUT PAUL

BUNYAN WERE BASED ON

STORIES TOLD BY AND ABOUT

THESE PEOPLE

WHAT ARE

LUMBERJACKS?

TALL TALES ABOUT PECOS

BILL WERE BASED ON STORIES

TOLD BY AND ABOUT THESE

PEOPLE

WHAT ARE COWBOYS OF

THE AMERICAN WEST?

THE GREEK AND ROMAN

STORIES ABOUT GODS AND

GODDESSES, AND HEROES

WHO MODELED PROPER

BEHAVIOR FOR CITIZENS

WHAT ARE MYTHS?

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Response 5

HOPING TO HAVE THE CAPITAL

OF GREECE NAMED FOR HIM,

POSEIDON GAVE THE CITY A

BUBBLING SPRING.  ATHENA

WON BECAUSE SHE GAVE THIS.

WHAT IS AN OLIVE

TREE?

DANIEL BOONE SERVED AS A

STATE LEGISLATOR

REPRESENTING THE PEOPLE IN

THE WESTERN PART OF THIS

STATE

WHAT IS VIRGINIA?

THIS AFRICAN AMERICAN

ENGINE WIPER WROTE A SONG

ABOUT A TRAIN WRECK THAT

MADE HIS FRIEND CASEY

JONES A LEGEND

WHO WAS WALLACE

SAUNDERS?

PAUL BUNYAN CLEARING THE

TREES FOR SETTLERS IS

SUPPOSEDLY WHY THIS HUGE

FLAT AREA OF THE UNITED

STATES HAS FEW FORESTS

WHAT ARE THE GREAT

PLAINS?

IN 1923, HE WROTE DOWN THE

FIRST STORIES ABOUT PECOS

BILL

WHO WAS EDWARD

O'REILLY?

THE STORIES AND POEMS

THAT PEOPLE WRITE TO

SHARE THEIR IDEAS

WHAT IS LITERATURE?

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THREE NATIONAL AMERICANHOLIDAYS     

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INDEPENDENCE DAY,MEMORIAL DAY,

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Response 1

A NATIONAL HOLIDAY IN MAY

TO HONOR CITIZENS WHO

HAVE GIVEN THEIR LIVES FOR

THE UNITED STATES

MEMORIAL DAY

HOLIDAY CELEBRATED ON THE

FOURTH THURSDAY OF

NOVEMBER

THANKSGIVING

AN ILLNESS OR CONDITION

THAT HARMS A LIVING THING

OR PERSON

DISEASE

SOMETHING CREATED TO

HONOR AND REMEMBER A

PERSON OR EVENT

MONUMENT

A MONUMENT IN ST. LOUIS,

MISSOURI,  THAT HONORS THE

PIONEERS WHO SETTLED THE

WEST

THE GATEWAY ARCH

THIS IS WHY FEW SLAVES

WERE ABLE TO READ

IT WAS AGAINST THE

LAW TO TEACH SLAVES

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Response 2

A CROW CHIEF WHO WORKED

TO FIND PEACEFUL SOLUTIONS

TO PROBLEMS

CHIEF PLENTY COUPS

THE WIFE OF A PRESIDENT,

SHE WORKED TO END POOR

LIVING CONDITIONS AND

FOUGHT FOR THE BASIC

RIGHTS OF ALL

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

MEDICINE THAT KEEPS PEOPLE

FROM GETTING A DISEASE

VACCINE

A PIECE OF ART CARVED FROM

STONE OR MADE FROM METAL

OR OTHER MATERIALS

SCULPTURE

A PICTURE THAT SHOWS THE

OUTSIDE AND INSIDE OF AN

OBJECT AT THE SAME TIME

CUTAWAY DIAGRAM

AN ESCAPED SLAVE, HE SPENT

MOST OF HIS LIFE SPEAKING

AND WRITING AGAINST

SLAVERY

FREDERICK DOUGLASS

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HE ORGANIZED THE NATIONAL

FARM WORKERS ASSOCIATION

TO PROTECT MEXICAN

AMERICAN WORKERS' RIGHTS

AND GET BETTER PAY AND

LIVING CONDITIONS

CESAR CHAVEZ

IN 1948, THE UNITED NATIONS

PUBLISHED THIS DECLARATION

STATING THE BASIC RIGHTS OF

ALL PEOPLE IN THE WORLD

THE UNIVERSAL

DECLARATION OF HUMAN

A DISEASE THAT LEFT MANY

PEOPLE PARALYZED BEFORE A

VACCINE WAS DEVELOPED IN

1955

POLIO

A MONUMENT IN SOUTH

DAKOTA OF FOUR PRESIDENTS

WHO REPRESENT THE BIRTH

AND GROWTH OF OUR NATION

MOUNT RUSHMORE

SHE SHOWED COURAGE BY

REFUSING TO GIVE UP HER BUS

SEAT AND FOUGHT IN COURT

AGAINST THE UNFAIR RULES

OF THE BUS COMPANY

ROSA PARKS

THE NAME OF THE NEWSPAPER

PUBLISHED BY FREDERICK

DOUGLASS

THE NORTH STAR

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Response 4

THIS PRESIDENT CHOSE THE

DATE FOR AN ANNUAL

NATIONAL DAY OF

THANKSGIVING

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

TWO RIGHTS THAT WERE

STATED IN THE UNIVERSAL

DECLARATION OF HUMAN

RIGHTS FOR ALL PEOPLE

FREE SPEECH, A FAIR

TRIAL, EDUCATION

HE WAS AWARDED THE

CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF

FREEDOM FOR HIS WORK ON

THE POLIO VACCINE

JONAS SALK

IN THIS LARGE ROOM IN OUR

NATION'S CAPITAL, CITIZENS

FROM EACH STATE ARE

HONORED WITH LIFELIKE

STATUES

NATIONAL STATUARY

HALL

A PEACEFUL PROTEST BY

REFUSING TO USE THE

SERVICES OR BUY THE

PRODUCTS OF A COMPANY

BOYCOTT

THE STATUE OF LIBERTY WAS

A GIFT FROM THE PEOPLE OF

THIS COUNTRY

FRANCE

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Response 5

SHE SHOWED PERSEVERANCE

IN WRITING TO GOVERNMENT

LEADERS TO PERSUADE THEM

THAT THANKSGIVING SHOULD

BE A NATIONAL HOLIDAY

SARAH JOSEPHA HALE

THE LIVING MEMORIAL THAT

HONORS ELEANOR

ROOSEVELT AND HER VALUES

OF CHARITY AND SERVICE TO

THE COMMUNITY

THE GIRLS'

LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP

THE PRESIDENT WHO WAS

CRIPPLED BY POLIO

FRANKLIN DELANO

ROOSEVELT

THIS SCULPTOR BEGAN

CARVING THE MONUMENT AT

MOUNT RUSHMORE IN 1927.  IT

WAS COMPLETED BY HIS SON

IN 1941.

GUTZON BORGLUM

ROSA PARKS' ACTIONS AND

THE LEADERSHIP OF DR.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

BROUGHT ABOUT THIS

BOYCOTT IN MONTGOMERY,

ALABAMA

THE BUS BOYCOTT

HE DESIGNED THE STATUE OF

LIBERTY AND CHOSE THE

LOCATION FOR IT

FREDERIC-AUGUSTE

BARTHOLDI

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 Response:   

INDEPENDENCE DAY,MEMORIAL DAY,

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