Plimoth Plantation

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Plimoth Plantation by Mind Map: Plimoth Plantation

1. toys and games

1.1. game-hubbab

1.2. dolls for girls

2. Essential Question: What people and events that contributed to life before and after the establishment of Plimoth Plantation?

3. Journey on Mayflower

3.1. below deck conditions: dark, wet, and smelly

3.2. food

3.2.1. beer in place of water (water goes bad after a week)

3.2.2. food salted for preservation

3.2.3. dried grains and spices

3.3. used chamber pots

3.4. 66 day journey

3.5. crowded: 30 crew members and 122 passengers

3.6. sought better life outside of England

3.6.1. religious freedom

4. Life as a Pilgrim

4.1. Homes

4.1.1. thatched roofs, clapboard siding, clay walls

4.1.2. one room-sleeps 8-10 people

4.1.3. furniture hung on walls to conserve space

4.2. Blockhouse

4.2.1. fort for defense

4.2.1.1. men ages 16-60 required to serve in militia

4.2.2. meeting house

4.2.3. court

4.2.4. religious services

4.3. Gardens

4.3.1. herbs for food and medicine

4.3.1.1. sage used to clean teeth

4.3.2. corn important food staple

4.4. Toys and Games

4.4.1. puppets

4.4.2. marbles

4.4.3. ball and cup

4.5. Ceremonies and traditions

4.5.1. Thanksgiving

4.5.2. pray for goodness of God

5. Life as a Wampoanag

5.1. Gardens

5.1.1. herring used as fertilizer for corn

5.1.2. beans, squash, watermelon

5.1.3. crops planted symbiotically

5.2. food

5.2.1. "lighter" foods in summer

5.2.2. "heavier" foods in winter

5.3. homes

5.3.1. summer: dome-shaped; covered with reeds

5.3.2. winter: covered with bark

5.4. men: "life takers"

5.4.1. fish & hunt

5.4.2. plant & harvest

5.5. women: : "life givers"

5.5.1. garden

5.5.2. gather berries

5.5.3. weave mats, bags

5.6. ceremonies and traditions

5.6.1. tattoos

5.6.1.1. decoration

5.6.1.2. tribal affliliation

5.6.1.3. spiritual connection

5.6.2. Autumn Harvest Feast

5.6.3. Strawberry & Cranberry Festivals

5.6.4. pray to give thanks