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1. Cannery Row Tourism
Research the travel and tourism information about the Cannery Row section of Monterey and plan a week-long trip to the area.
2. Monterey Today
The Monterey of today is nothing like it was during the time Steinbeck wrote Cannery Row. Compare and contrast Steinbeck's skid row to the mansions and golf courses lifestyle of the Monterey Peninsula today.
3. Post Depression Diorama
Research the Great Depression of the United States in the 1930's and create a diorama of how Cannery Row/Monterey looked during...
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