This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Rosetta Stoneappears in Rendezvous with America, p. 6 - This is an ancient granite stone with hieroglyphic inscriptions. It is instrumental in aiding historians to understand and decipher ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics.
Nepentheappears in Rendezvous with America, p. 9 - This is a drug that serves as an anti-depressant drug, or medicine to alleviate sorrow.
Rubiconappears in The Mountain Climber, p. 15 - This is a river that runs through Italy.
St. Vitus's Danceappears in Whence?, p. 21 - This is another name for the neurological disorder named chorea.
Enfiladeappears in Old Houses,...
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