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Map 2: Keweenaw Peninsula.

[Map 2: Keweenaw Peninsula; from the Library of Congress Historic American Engineering Record collection] with link to larger version of map.(Library of Congress, HAER Record)

Questions for Map 2

1)  What part of Michigan does Map 2 show? What bodies of water surround it? (Refer to Map 1 if necessary)

2) What do you think the people who lived here did for work? What jobs did they hold and what skills do you think they might have had?

3) How many mines are labeled on the map? What kind of metal do you think they produced? What do you think was the most likely way the mining companies transported what they produced? Why?


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