Monday, February 27, 2017

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

(We headed north from Crescent City along Highway 199 through the magnificent Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest)

Can you pass this Pilgrims and Puritans test I gave my daughters?  
(Past Gorgeous Rocks and Streams from Hiouchi to Gasquet)

What is a Pilgrim?  What events led the Pilgrims to choose America?  What year did the Pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock?
What was the name of their original ship?  How many passengers set sail and how long did the voyage take?  Who was William Bradford?  What was the Mayflower Compact?  Who was Squanto?  Samoset?  Massasoit?  What was the original Thanksgiving?
(Following the Smith River from Darlingtonia and Idlewild)

What is a Puritan?  How were Puritans originally different from the Pilgrims in their relationship to the Church of England?  Who was John Winthrop?  Who was Anne Bradstreet?  What were the Salem Witch Trials?
(Up the Redwood Highway)

What were all Thirteen of the original Colonies and how were they divided?  Who was William Penn?  Walter Raleigh?  Anne Hutchinson?  Roger Williams?  Charles I,II?  James Oglethorp?
(All the Way to O'Brien... Nice to be back, Oregon!)

What is the plot, major characters and themes to the following narratives:  The Scarlet Letter, The Crucible, and The Witch of Blackbird Pond?
(We Finally Stopped at...Well, You Know Where!)

Bonus Question:  Name this Southern Oregon Town?  

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