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FunSheet - Early Glimpses Of North Carolina

DIRECTIONS: See if you can earn all the "Learn & Earn" points. Print this page and use it to guide you through the Early Glimpses of North Carolina section of Crafting•NC. Find the answer to each of these questions. Give yourself points for each answer that you find.

 

Early Glimpses — Native Americans  

EARN 5 POINTS: What NC natural resources did Native Americans use to make baskets?

EARN 5 POINTS: Name a use for Cherokee baskets?

EARN 6 POINTS: How did Catawba potters make bowls and other clay objects?

EARN 4 POINTS: Are the Cherokee and the Catawba still making baskets and pottery?

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Early Glimpses — Explorers  

EARN 5 POINTS: Why did explorers like Christopher Columbus come to the New World?

EARN 5 POINTS: Why did John Lawson’s writings about North Carolina excite the people of Europe?

EARN 4 POINTS: Why did artist Mark Catesby travel to Colonial North Carolina?

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Early Glimpses — Mapmakers

Map of the World in 1540
Look at the map of the world in 1540,
then answer these questions.

 

EARN 5 POINTS: Do latitude lines run "up and down" or "left and right?"

EARN 5 POINTS: Do longitude lines run "up and down" or "left and right?"

EARN 6 POINTS: How was this map made?

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Map of North Carolina in 1775
Look at the map of North Carolina in 1775, then answer these questions.
 

EARN 5 POINTS: Does the Great Wagon Road run "North and South" or "East and West?"

EARN 5 POINTS: Does the Cherokee Indian Path run "North and South" or "East and West?"

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Did you know that the city of Charlotte
is where these two paths crossed!

 

 

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