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Bill's Seaport Sample

  1. 1. Bill’s PPT trial Seaport Co-Creation Team Number One
  2. 2. The Life Behind a Ship <ul><li>Putting together a whaling voyage was both a national and an international undertaking </li></ul><ul><li>It is important to understand the value of interstate commerce when understanding America and its economy: particularly the whaling industry. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Click on a ship part to find out more about the piece </li></ul>
  4. 4. Harpoon
  5. 5. Where does the Iron come from? <ul><li>The iron comes from the bogs of the marshlands around Boston. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Harpoon <ul><li>The Harpoon was the main tool used in killing the whale during a voyage. Once harpooned the whale would be followed until it died and then returned to the whale ship to be processed. </li></ul><ul><li>However, what role do Panama, Kentucky, and Boston play in making the Harpoon? </li></ul>
  7. 7. InterState Relationships <ul><li>Iron from Boston </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Iron bars were smelted in furnaces in Quincy, Massachusetts or Saugus, Massachusetts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>But that Iron was smelted from COKE from Kentucky </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The wood for the fires in the smith shop was from Connecticut, Massachusetts or New Hampshire </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The smith shop was often in found places like New Bedford, MA where the Iron bars were sent to be made into specific ship parts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Finally it was shipped to the port where the ship was being launched </li></ul>
  8. 8. Where does the Rope come from? The hemp comes from Central America to New England.
  9. 9. Rope Making <ul><li>Hemp is a biomass/plant with fibrous aspects that make it easy to create individual strands </li></ul><ul><ul><li>These strands are woven over and over again to form rope with great strength </li></ul></ul><ul><li>When hemp was phased out, manila (a relative of the banana) from the Philippines was used </li></ul><ul><ul><li>These strands were stronger, needed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>less water-proofing, and just as strong </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. International Relationships <ul><li>The hemp for rope was from Panama and Central America </li></ul><ul><li>The manila later used for rope was from the Philippines </li></ul><ul><li>Many sailors were not just from local towns near the ship’s port, but also immigrants looking for a way to “make it” in the USA </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Making of a Whaling Voyage was a national undertaking. <ul><li>The whaling voyage was a major undertaking not just for the town where the ship took port, but from other parts of the country and the world as well. </li></ul><ul><li>The life behind a ship was more involved than one can imagine. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Bibliography <ul><li>http://images.search.yahoo.com/images/view?back=http%3A%2F%2Fimages.search.yahoo.com%2Fsearch%2Fimages%3Fp%3DMystic%2BSeaport%2BConrad%26b%3D43%26ni%3D21%26ei%3Dutf-8%26y%3DSearch%26xargs%3D0%26pstart%3D1&w=250&h=259&imgurl=upload.wikimedia.org%2Fwikipedia%2Fcommons%2Fthumb%2F4%2F41%2FCharles_W_Morgan.jpg%2F250px-Charles_W_Morgan.jpg&rurl=http%3A%2F%2Fpl.wikipedia.org%2Fwiki%2FMystic_Seaport&size=19KB&name=Mystic+Seaport+%E2%80%93...&p=Mystic+Seaport+Conrad&oid=1597b03c6d6b2722df70b3755175c000&fr2=&no=56&tt=143&b=43&ni=21&sigr=11bs23gd0&sigi=131d01t1m&sigb=13iuqg076&.crumb=WrJoXUL/OCp </li></ul><ul><li>http://images.search.yahoo.com/images/view?back=http%3A%2F%2Fimages.search.yahoo.com%2Fsearch%2Fimages%3Fp%3Dold%2Bwhaling%2Bharpoon%26rs%3D1ni%253D21%26b%3D64%26ni%3D21%26xargs%3D0%26pstart%3D1%26fr2%3Dsg-gac&w=738&h=553&imgurl=i178.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fw241%2FOrienM%2Fharoon2008.jpg&rurl=http%3A%2F%2Fpaleoplanet69529.yuku.com%2Ftopic%2F36106%2Ft%2FOrien-M-s-awesome-harpoon-head.html&size=123KB&name=Orien+M.%26%2339%3Bs+aweso...&p=old+whaling+harpoon&oid=c6d0d384e7fda954ac578240e0b6c1bc&fr2=sg-gac&no=69&tt=313&b=64&ni=21&sigr=12iorq529&sigi=11mvdpvif&sigb=13lr64at9&.crumb=WrJoXUL/OCp </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.manufacturer.com/cimages/product/www.alibaba.com/0301/c/Abaca_Natural_Fiber__Manila_Hemp__Musa_Textilis.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/archive/index.php/t-439484.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.hempspring.com/yt1.htm </li></ul>
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