Beginning in Junethe Global History and Geography Regents Examination will require students to respond to a thematic essay question. History and Government Regents Exam will follow suit in June While similar to a traditional essay in many respects, the thematic essay also has several unique characteristics.
A friend's student asked her about an Irish warrior princess. Unfortunately, I have found no other information. I would appreciate any info or ideas about other places to look.
I have checked out a number of women's history sites on the web to no avail. One possible good source should be: The Life and Times of Grace Malley c.
But it might be hard to find. She basically made her living off of piracy in County Galway. She came from a family that traditionally were sea rovers.
As I recalled she owned a number of ships. Queen Elizabeth I tried to convince Grainne to stop harassing her fleet.
She supposedly invited her to the English court and gave her a lapdog and embroidered gifts - to no avail. Grainne returned to Ireland and kidnapped an Englishman who lived in Howth Castle in Dublin, thus establishing her independence.
She was known as a bold leader of many sea expeditions - was captured, held in Dublin inarrested on a charge of plunder inand released on her son-in-law's surety. She died in poverty. Another source is "Bold in Her Breeches: There is a long tradition of Celtic warrior women as goddesses and legendary mortals.
The most famous is Queen Maeve or Medba legendary and extraordinary warrior who ran faster than horses, slept with innumerable kings, and headed an army. But she is, of course, a mythological figure. Colonial Women Kristina's Question: I am a 4th grade student. My dad helped me find your web page.
I have an assignment to find information on a job that women in the Colonies had. Do you have any information that I could use about what the life of a colonial Milliner might have been like? Anything you can give me would be great. Or if you know somewhere else that I can look, that would also help.
Women worked in all sorts of occupations: They worked in nearly all the same occupations as men - most working in businesses with their husbands or fathers.Thematic Review of U.S.
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The U.S. & State Flags Plus Other American Symbols / The Statue of Liberty. What is a Thematic Essay? Beginning in June , the Global History and Geography Regents Examination will require students to respond to a thematic essay question.
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