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6 - Many Peoples- Copper Trail

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Part 6 of AAPS Paradigm Teaching Project: COPPER TRAIL by Fred Rydholm, with Script and Photo selection by Larry Stroud. This shows how millions of tons of copper may have been found, extracted and moved from Michigan's Upper Peninsula, out waterways, and across oceans to other civilizations, in ancient days.

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6 - Many Peoples- Copper Trail

  1. 1. COPPER TRAIL CLASS ROOM PRESENTATION AAPS OCTOBER 24, 2008
  2. 3. COPPER TRAIL CLASS ROOM PRESENTATION Fred Rydholm Script and Photo selection by Larry Stroud AAPS INTERACTIVE SYMPOSIUM OCTOBER 24, 2008
  3. 4. Copper Country
  4. 5. 3000 years before Rome was founded, Michigan copper trade to overseas ports had already begun. Picked up copper 17 tons Weighs equal to all artifacts in US
  5. 6. ROME was built in 750 BC!
  6. 7. Ancient miners from overseas were digging Michigan’s almost 100 percent pure copper (and picking up copper float from the soil’s surface) almost 6,000 years ago
  7. 8. 4.5 in Found at PORT AUTHOR ONTARIO CANADA TRADE GOODS TO EXCHANGE FOR COPPER
  8. 9. They came in fast ocean going ships
  9. 10. They may have carried the load home on big rafts (Sketched by Spanish, west coast of America, 1500s)
  10. 11. When Chief Joseph of the Nez Pearce Indians said, “ From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever”
  11. 12. U.S. cavalry officers found in his medicine bag a small clay tablet with cuneiform writing The cuneiform is of a style that identifies it from 3000 years ago in what is now Baghdad, Iraq!! It cannot be a modern forgery. Why? Because cuneiform was not deciphered until the 1930s!!!
  12. 14. Ancient miners used fire to heat copper nuggets that were too huge to move, then dashed water on them to make them more vulnerable to hammerstones.
  13. 15. Bronze is 90 percent copper  with an admixture of 10 percent tin, but needs high temperature to anneal These lance points, found in Lake Superior may be bronze, which means that a high temperature furnace was nearby
  14. 16. Where did the Michigan copper go in those ancient days? Where was the source of the copper that fueled  the Bronze Age? MICHIGAN->->CYPRUS
  15. 17. 17 tons Weighs equal to all artifacts in US The Michigan copper could not have stayed in the Americas BECAUSE: Remember that one stone equal to all the bronze artifacts in US?
  16. 18. 17 tons Weighs equal to all artifacts in US The Michigan copper could not have stayed in the Americas because the amount of Indian trade copper in collections, ADDED TO the estimated 20 to 30 tons that may still lie undiscovered, DO NOT ACCOUNT FOR 1 PERCENT of the missing Michigan copper. Where did it go?
  17. 19. 17 tons Weighs equal to all artifacts in US The Michigan copper could not have stayed in the Americas A billion tons of copper went to civilizations around the world.
  18. 20. FOLLOW the COPPER TRAIL Get a copy of MICHIGAN COPPER By UP Author FRED RYDHOLM Who writes in the forward:
  19. 21. “ All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self evident.” —
  20. 22. “ All truth passes through three stages. Where are you, and your students, on the path to find the truth? Are you in the mob that ridicules?
  21. 23. “ All truth passes through three stages. Where are you, and your students, on the path to find the truth? Are you cheering the authorities who violently oppose these presentations? or
  22. 24. “ All truth passes through three stages. Where are you, and your students, on the path to find the truth? Are you planning ways to have your students discover more about the self-evident Many Peoples hypothesis?
  23. 25. SOURCES IN NOTES SECTION HIT ESCAPE SCROLL NOTES

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