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.
Mines - These are the places from which precious metals on the surface of the earth have been retrieved.
Peru - During the 1700s, this country was the home of the richest silver mines.
Cuba - Mentioned in the first third of the text, this island nation had gold nuggets occurring naturally on the earth's surface.
Guinea - This other small island nation off the coast of the Americas had some surface gold.
Colony - This word is a large tract of land, with or without populace, under the military or...
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