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Fact Monster: Native Americans, Saraha, and More

Students in grades 4 to 8 build research skills and cultural literacy as they learn about a wide variety of topics.

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Answer Key for This Hunt
November #2
1. the Wampanoag; 2. "trail of tears"; 3. more than 3,000,000 (three million) square miles; 4. Mark Twain; 5. as many as 50 or more babies.

This Hunt's Questions
1. The Pilgrims and Indians celebrated Thanksgiving together in 1621. To which Native American group did those Indians belong?
2. In 1838, John Ross led thousands of Cherokee people when they were forced to move from Georgia to Oklahoma. By what name is that trip known?
3. The world's largest desert is the Sahara desert. How large is the Sahara?
4. Who was the author of such famous books as Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn?
5. When a female garter snake gives birth, how many baby snakes will be in the litter?