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1 Salamanca’s journey across the whole ding-dong country!

2 Instructions As we virtually travel along Sal’s journey, follow along with your own individual map, marking the cities and landmarks we visit. Along the way we will also learn a little about the local Native American history of the areas in which we visit. After the presentation, you will have time to color in your maps.

3 On your own map of the United States locate and label Bybanks, Kentucky.

4 Next, locate and label Euclid, Ohio. Bybanks, Kentucky

5 Euclid, Ohio Sal’s journey with her grandparents begins in Euclid. Mark this spot by drawing a star.

6 Bybanks, Kentucky Euclid, Ohio Next, locate and label Lewiston, Idaho.

7 Lewiston, Idaho Bybanks, Kentucky Euclid, Ohio Sal’s journey ends in Lewiston. Mark this spot by drawing a star.

8 Lewiston, Idaho Bybanks, Kentucky Euclid, Ohio Map out Sal’s journey by drawing a dotted line between the two stars.

9 Lewiston, Idaho Bybanks, Kentucky Euclid, Ohio 2,000 miles!

10 Lewiston, Idaho Bybanks, Kentucky Euclid, Ohio So what landmarks and cities will we visit along the way?

11 Locate these landmarks and cities on your map as we accompany Sal on her journey! Chicago, Illinois Lake Michigan Madison, Wisconsin Pipestone National Park, Minnesota Sioux Falls, South Dakota Missouri River Badlands National Park, South Dakota Black Hills, South Dakota Mount Rushmore, South Dakota Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone National Park Rocky Mountains Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

12 Our journey begins as we travel west from Ohio along US Interstate 90…

13 Lewiston, Idaho Bybanks, Kentucky Euclid, Ohio Chicago, Illinois

14 Wrigley Field, Home of the Cubs Downtown Chicago

15 Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky Lake Michigan

16 The name Michigan derives from an Ojibwa Indian word, Mishigami, which means “Great Water.”

17 Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky Madison, Wisconsin

18 The Wisconsin Dells, Waterpark Capital of the world State Capitol Building Wisconsin countryside

19 Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky Pipestone National Park

20 Pipestone National Park, Minnesota Pipestone is a red rock used by Native Americans to create peace pipes, or ceremonial smoking pipes, vitally important to American Indian culture.

21 Entering South Dakota….

22 Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky Sioux Falls, South Dakota

23 Sioux Falls is a city in South Dakota, developed around these waterfalls. The name comes from the Sioux, or Dakota, Indian tribe, who lived in this area of the United States before the first settlers, French fur traders, arrived.

24 Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky Missouri River

25 Nicknamed “Big Muddy,” the Missouri River runs from Montana, across the Great Plains of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri. It is the second largest river in the United States, after the Mississippi River.

26 Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky Badlands National Park

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28 The Lakota Indians (a sub-tribe of the Sioux Indians) named this area Badlands because of the harsh terrain, provided by infrequent but harsh wind and rainfall, causing rapid erosion.

29 Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky Black Hills

30 Black Hills, South Dakota After the discovery of gold, the last major Indian War, the Black Hills War, was fought here between the American settlers and the Sioux Indians.

31 Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky Mount Rushmore

32 Mount Rushmore, which commemorates the first 150 years of American history, was carved into a large granite rockface in the Black Hills, a sacred Lakota Indian (one of the three Sioux tribes) site.

33 Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park

34 Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone is the first and oldest National Forest in the world. It is home to numerous geysers and hot springs, famous for its grizzly bears, bison and elk, and has a large supply of the mineral obsidian, used by Native Americans in making arrowheads.

35 Old Faithful, a geyser, is an eruption of hot water and steam arising from the ground. As water slowly seeps through cracks in the ground, it is warmed by rocks heated from hot magma, then returns to the surface through the same cracks. Old Faithful

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37 Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky Rocky Mountains

38 The Rocky Mountains were a sacred home to many Native American tribes, including the Sioux Indians, where they often lived in the spring and summer.

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40 Lewiston, IdahoEuclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

41 The Coeur d’Alene Indians were named by French fur traders, who named them after what they perceived to be unfair trading practices. The Indians call themselves The Discovered People.

42 Now it’s your turn to color in your map! Your final map should have all of these landmarks on it:

43 Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky Chicago, Illinois Lake Michigan Madison, Wisconsin Pipestone National Park Sioux Falls, South Dakota Missouri River Badlands Mount Rushmore Black Hills Old Faithful Rocky Mountains Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

44 Students can view more photos and learn more about the history and landmarks of Route 90 by visiting: Pictures provided by: Laura Poppers Blank US map from: Music: Strength Within by Scott Diiorio, This Powerpoint Presentation may be downloaded from:


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