In a few seconds, we had ceased to be
men. Had the situation not been so tragic,
we might have laughed. We looked pretty
strange! Meir Katz, a colossus, wore a
child’s pants, and Stern, a skinny little
fellow, was floundering in a huge jacket.
We immediately started to switch.
The night had passed completely. The
morning star shone in the sky. I too had
become a different person. The student
of Talmud, the child I was, had been
consumed by the flames. All that was left
was a shape that resembled me. My soul
had been invaded – and devoured – by a
state standards definition?
“prepare students to be
Choices have consequences
Individuals have rights and
Societies are shaped by beliefs, ideas,
Societies experience continuity and
change over time
Relationships between people, place,
ideas, and environments are dynamic
how are they
how are they
which of these images depicts
how do you know?
In those days, they had rabbit drives. The rabbits got so thick,
yeah, we had rabbit drives . . . somebody organized it and we
made a big circle, then we’d close in on ‘em, had a big pen out in
the middle and boy, the jack rabbits, they squealed.
One time, just south of the river, we had a drive. We circled clear
around about four miles; we walked about two miles. And never let
‘em go by and drove ‘em into that pen, and people got in there
with clubs, and clubbed ‘em to death. And then they got some
money out of the rabbits.
They had to do something with the rabbits eating the crops, they’d
just eat it down to nothin’. There were so many . . . And it helped
Born September 1908
Ford County, Kansas
does how we live change
depending on when and where
clean web pages
Connell, Evan S. Son of
the Morning Star:
Custer and the Little
Brown, Dee. Bury My
Heart at Wounded Knee:
An Indian History of the
Battle of the Little Bighorn
Custer’s Last Stand
we name it?