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Category: Government, Politics & Law, Legal Documents, Deeds & land ownership

Historical Items

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Item 6067

John Dunlop's deposition regarding land

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1792-05-10 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 6380

Samuel Wilson deposition, Ten Mile Falls, 1787

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1787-06-14 Location: Topsham Media: Ink on paper

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Item 6381

Ebenezer Fellows deposition, Topsham, 1787

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1787-06-16 Location: Topsham Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Exhibit

State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Nation to Nation: Treaties and Legislation between the Wabanaki Nations and the State of Maine

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan asks high school students to think critically about and look closely at documentation regarding the Nation-to-Nation relationship between the Wabanaki Tribes/Nations and the State of Maine. This lesson asks students to participate in discussions about morality and legislative actions over time. Students will gain experience examining and responding to primary and secondary sources by taking a close look at documents relating to the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act of 1980 (MICSA) and the issues that preceded and have followed the Act.