Lessons for Henry David Thoreau

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  • Changing Attitudes: Aging In America - … of the historical changes that occurred in the United States. David Hackett Fischer, a social historian, studied the changing role of … the 19th and 20th centuries into a "cult of youth." Henry David Thoreau expressed the new attitude of the young when, in 1847 … with older adults? 5. What reply would you give to Thoreau's statement that seniors probably have nothing to teach a …
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  • Action through Art - … seems that the reason for doing so has past? Read: Henry David Thoreau was an American author, philosopher, and naturalist. He is best … Emerson. According to the writings of Thoreau, "the bluebird carries the sky on its back". As Thoreau's description implies, the Bluebird …
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  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - … as a source of greatness. Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and William Prescott were a few of … the graceful living which was beginning to characterize the age. Henry was the son of Stephen Longfellow and Zilpah Wadsworth Longfellow … June of that year, he began 'The Song of Hiawatha'. Henry Schoolcraft's book on Indians and several meetings with an …
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  • Populists Advise Progressives - … Garrison, Tom Paine, Tecumseh, John Brown, Patrick Henry, Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, and Henry David Thoreau. As 11th grade students, you no doubt have … Sandburg; Francis Perkins & Edward A. Ross; Political Reformers e.g. David Graham Philips; William Monroe Trotter; Lincoln Steffens; Charlotte Perkins Gilman; W.E.B. Du Bois; David W. Griffith; Clarence Darrow; Eugene V. Debs; Emmaline Pankhurst; & Carrie …
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  • What You're Reading This Summer: The Results of Our Survey - … 's Childhood," Jane Leavy "The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris," David McCullough "Proud Shoes: The Story of an American Family," Pauli … Modern Philosophy: From Descartes to Wittgenstein," Roger Scruton "Civil Disobedience," Henry David Thoreau Memoir and Biography "Out of Africa," Isak Dinesen "The Diary … Government "American Government," Lowi and Ginsberg "Government by the People," David B. Magleby, et al "Records of the Grand Historian," Shiji …
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  • BSI: Biographical Scene Investigators - … Carnegie Aristotle Bill Shoemaker John D. Rockefeller Archimedes Lou Gehrig Henry Ford Neil Armstrong A.J. Foyt Samuel Gompers Galileo Galileo … IX. Artists XII. Medical Personalities Patrick Henry Rachel Carson Dr. Sara Baker Sam Adams Henry David Thoreau Edward Jenner George Washington Mark Twain Louis … . Grant Michail Faraday and Paul Bunyan Robert E. Lee Joseph Henry Pecos Bill Pontiac Thomas A. Edison Sitting Bull Benjamin Franklin …
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  • BSI: Biographical Scene Investigators - … Thurgood Marshall VI. Industrialists/Businessmen Andrew Carnegie John D. Rockefeller Henry Ford Samuel Gompers Allan Pinkerton VII. Adventurers/Explorers Sacajawea Pocahontas … Robert Fluton Eli Whitney Cyrus McCormack IX. Artists Rachel Carson Henry David Thoreau Mark Twain Matthew Brady Langston Hughes Stephen Foster Frederick Remington … Carver Albert Einstein John D. Rockefeller Michail Faraday and Joseph Henry Thomas A. Edison Benjamin Franklin Charles Steinmetz XIV Social Reformers …
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  • Louisa May Alcott - … friends with famous writers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. Louisa spent some time with these men in her youth … Waldo Emerson's essay "Experience." Characters are based on Emerson, Thoreau, William Ellery Channing, and Margaret Fuller. The main character, Sylvia …
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  • Season's Readings - … , exhalation, vaunted, morphology, erratic, astronomically, prodigal son Extension Activities: 1. Henry David Thoreau, considered by some to be one of the first American … writers, recorded his observations of nature in a journal. Follow Thoreau's example and keep a journal of your thoughts and …
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  • Will It Happen Again? Examining Mass Extinctions on Earth - … Kingdom Arose Around the Web Smithsonian Magazine: Teaming Up With Thoreau National Geographic: Mass Extinctions Purdue University: Impact Earth! Activity | Tell … climate change. They may read up on research showing how Henry David Thoreau's journals from 150 years ago are informing scientists studying …
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