By F. Topper/C. Wills
A background of latest Jersey, from its early exploration and payment to the country at the present time.
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Tories, workshops, and shipyards of industrial New Jersey turned out weapons, supplies, and ships for the Union army and navy. One of New Jersey's most heroic civilians was a young Quaker woman named Cornelia Hancock. She volunteered to serve as a nurse, but was turned down for being too young and frail. When the battle of Gettysburg raged in Pennsylvania in July 1863, however, Hancock immediately traveled to the battlefield and organized care for the thousands of wounded men. Inspired by her courage and ability, President Lincoln invited Hancock as his personal guest to attend the opening of the Gettysburg National Cemeteryduring which the president gave his famous Gettysburg Address.
They dried and stored shellfish to provide food for the winter. The shells were polished and decorated to make wampum, which served as a form of money for the people who lived along the Hudson and Delaware rivers. The Lenapes lived in small villages. Each had a "longhouse," a large, enclosed building where the village's people held religious ceremonies, surrounded by shelters made of bark and animal hide stretched across the frames of young trees. Some of the larger villages were surrounded by wooden fences to protect them from attack.
Wills, Charles. Title. 9dc20 94-37401 CIP AC Created in association with Media Projects Incorporated C. Carter Smith, Executive Editor Lelia Wardwell, Managing Editor Frank Topper and Charles A. , Director of Curriculum, West Morris Regional High School District. Copyright © 1995 by The Millbrook Press, Inc. All rights reserved, including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. Manufactured in the United States of America 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Page 5 CONTENTS Introduction 6 Part I: The Crossroads to a New Nation 7 Part II: The Garden State 28 A New Jersey Gazetteer 54 Resource Guide 62 Index 63 Page 6 INTRODUCTION New Jersey claims a notable part in America's history.
A historical album of New Jersey by F. Topper/C. Wills