Mary Musgrove

by vhart2
Last updated 6 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Historical biographies
Grade:
2

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Mary Musgrove

BioMary Musgrove was born in 1700 in Coweta near Macon, GeorigaMary Musgrove died in 1765 on Saint Catherines Island (which is a wildlife preserve today)

Interesting FactsReal name was Coosaponakeesa(click her name to learn more!)Her mother was related to Brims and Chigell, two Creek Leaders(click Creek to learn more about Creek Indians!)

Mary Musgrove

GPS Standards: SS2H1 The student will read about and describe the lives of historical figures in Georgia history. 1. Identify the contributions made by these historic figures: James Oglethorpe, Tomochichi, and Mary Musgrove (founding of Georgia)

Web Link for Students:Information Page Click HERE to go to Georgia's Encyclopedia Page!

Web Link for Teachers:Lesson Plans dealing with America's first people, Native AmericansClick HERE to go to GeorgiaStandards and to a variety of lesson plans for standards SS2H1, SS2G2, SS2CG3, SS2E2, and SS2E3

Web Link for Teachers:Lesson Plans with Mary Musgrove and Georgia becoming a colonyClick HERE to go to GeorgiaStandards and to a variety of lesson plans for standards SS2H1, SS2G2, SS2CG3, and SS2E2

Web Link for Students: Information PageClick HERE to go to Distinguished Women of Past and Present Page!

Why is she famous??Mary Musgrove helped the founding of many cities in Georgia, like Savannah in 1733 and Augusta in 1735, by acting as an interpreter and helped negotiate land treaties with local indian tribes

Children's Literature:An Angry Drum Echoed: Mary Musgroce, Queen of the Creeksby Pamerla Bauer Muller (Link)The Creek Nation by Allison Lassieur (Link)Georgia, My State: Biographiesby Diana Hendricks

Click HERE to go to a video about Mary Musgrove!

Want to learn more about Georgia?? Click HERE to go to fun interactive games!

More on MaryGA Women of AchievementMeyna Creek


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