HISTORY MYSTERIES

THANKSGIVING HISTORY

Thanksgiving is a holiday in the United States. It is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. This year Thanksgiving was celebrated on November 26th. The holiday dates back to 1621. In October of that […]

HISTORY MYSTERIES

JFK, NOVEMBER 22, 1963: THE FACTS

JFK – сокращение от John Fitzgerald Kennedy.   Прежде чем посмотреть второй отрывок о дне гибели президента Кеннеди, ознакомимся с рядом лексических единиц. После первого произнесения каждого слова или словосочетания следует небольшая пауза, достаточная для того, […]

DAVY CROCKETT

BORN IN A WILDERNESS

Davy Crockett was born on August 17th, 1787, in Greene County, Tennessee. In 1787 America was a new nation. Most of the territory was a wilderness. Davy Crockett was born in the wilderness. His father, […]

DAVY CROCKETT

A CATTLE HERDER

Davy had a difficult childhood. His family was poor. When he was twelve years old, his father said, “Davy, our family doesn’t have any money. You must go to work as a cattle herder.” “All […]

DAVY CROCKETT

A STRONG FIGHTER

The years passed. Davy went to school when he had time. He spent most of his time hunting in the forest. He was the best shooter and hunter in Tennessee. He entered many shooting competitions […]

DAVY CROCKETT

FAMILY LIFE

Everyone liked Davy Crockett. He was always happy, with a big smile. He was honest and always helped others. Davy was a tall man. He wore a coonskin cap, buckskin trousers, and a buckskin jacket. […]

DAVY CROCKETT

THE CREEK WARS

In 1812 the war between the United States and Britain began. The Mohawk and Creek Indians fought with the British against the Americans. The American General Andrew Jackson organized a small army. He wanted to […]