New Jersey History
By: Devin,Surya,Hisham And George
Facts About The One And Only New Jersey!
This is the map of New Jersey, there is north and south. The red line divides them. All the New Jersey’s townships are in here. Where I live is in Middlesex County. The capital of New Jersey is Trenton. Trenton is located in Mercer County. The governor of NJ is Chris Christie.
Explorer and navigator Christopher Columbus was born in 1451 in the Republic of Genoa, Italy. His first voyage into the Atlantic Ocean in 1476 nearly cost him his life. Columbus participated in several other expeditions to Africa. 1492, . He has been credited for opening up the Americas to European colonization.
Lenape Village Facts
Lenapes, Had a land called lenapehoking which meant Lenapes live in peace, and had lots of villages and stream,lakes. They traded with others and had a pretty good food source. They made their houses out twigs and leaves. They had shops which you can trade to get something different. Boys went hunting with their fathers and hunted for food. Mothers had to make cloths and went to the forest to get wild berries, fruits, roots, and nuts, to feed their families. Some Lenape people lived in longhouses which were narrow buildings with curved roofs. They were made from poles cut from trees. Then they tied it and covered it with bark.