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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
Dowerin District High School
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The purpose of this Web page is to give you a sampling of some of the aspects of Life on a Cargo Ship. Each of the activities asks you to make a personal commitment to what you like, believe, or feel. Really try to find things that you can connect with. Good luck and have fun!
The following links come from all over the World Wide Web and represent a variety of viewpoints. You may complete the following Internet activities alone or by working in a group. You have already found out about daily life on a VOC trading vessel. Your task now is compare a sailors life on board one of these vessels to a sailors life on board a modern tanker or cargo ship. You must conclude with a paragraph explaining why you think mutinies were more common back then than now.
While exploring this sampler on Life on board a Cargo Ship, we hope you've had fun, learned, and most importantly connected with some part of this topic. If you did not, please go back and explore some other links and look deeper inside yourself. Be prepared to explain why you think mutinies were more common in the days of the Batavia by using evidence collected from this activity.
Content by Kym Metcalf, firstname.lastname@example.org
Last revised Thu Feb 26 19:53:33 US/Pacific 2004