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Unit 8: Set 1: 4th Grade - Terms & People

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Artifact:

  • A human-made object that is an important part of history

Burke, John:

  • Served as North Dakota's Governor from 1907 to 1913
  • Served as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1913 until 1921
  • Served as a justice on the North Dakota Supreme Court from 1929 to 1931 and from 1935 to 1937

Cathro, Frederick:

  • Was a teacher, farmer, and banker at Bottineau
  • Served two terms as Deputy Superintendent of Schools from 1889 to 1893
  • Took steps to have the silver service from the USS North Dakota brought to North Dakota

Frazier, Lynn:

  • Served as Governor of North Dakota from 1917 to1921
  • Served as U.S. Senator from 1922 to 1941

Hanna, L.B.:

  • Served in North Dakota House of Representatives from 1895 to 1897
  • Served in North Dakota State Senate from 1897 to 1901 and 1905 to 1909
  • Served in U.S. House of Representatives from 1909 to 1913
  • Served as Governor of North Dakota from 1913 to 1917

Liberty Memorial Building:

  • Located on the State Capitol Grounds
  • Completed in 1924
  • Home of the State Historical Society of North Dakota from 1924 to 1967
  • Now houses the State Library

North Dakota Heritage Center:

  • Located on the State Capitol Grounds
  • Completed in 1967
  • Official State Museum of North Dakota
  • Operated by the State Historical Society of North Dakota

Nye, Gerald:

  • Worked as a newspaper publisher
  • Served as U.S. Senator from 1925 to 1945

Silver service:

  • A set of fancy dishes made of silver or coated with silver
  • Used for special occasions to serve punch, coffee, or sometimes meals
  • Often includes a punch bowl; a ladle, or dipper; several platters, or large serving plates; and candelabra, or fancy candlesticks

Sinclair, James

  • Was a teacher, a superintendent of schools, a banker, and a farmer
  • Served as the U.S. Representative in Congress from 1919 to 1935

Sorlie, Arthur

  • Served as Governor of North Dakota from 1925 to 1928
  • Died in office in 1928

State Historical Society of North Dakota:

  • Collects, preserves, manages, and displays historical artifacts
  • Has operated since 1895
  • Headquartered in the North Dakota State Heritage Center

Treaty:

  • Document that two or more nations sign when they agree to do something
  • A promise between nations

USS North Dakota:

  • United States Navy ship that sailed from 1910 to 1923
  • Named in honor of the state of North Dakota

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