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USS North Dakota: Fourth Grade Lesson Terms and People

Terms and People
  • Artifact:
    • A human-made object that is an important part of history
  • Burke, John:
    • Served as North Dakota’s Governor from 1907 to 1913
    • Served as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1913 until 1921
    • Served as a justice on the North Dakota Supreme Court from 1929 to 1931 and from 1935 to 1937
  • Cathro, Frederick:
    • Was a teacher, farmer, and banker at Bottineau
    • Served two terms as Deputy Superintendent of Schools from 1889 to 1893
    • Took steps to have the silver service from the USS North Dakota brought to North Dakota
  • Frazier, Lynn:
    • Served as Governor of North Dakota from 1917 to 1921
    • Served as U.S. Senator from 1922 to 1941
  • Hanna, L.B.:
    • Served in North Dakota House of Representatives from 1895 to 1897
    • Served in North Dakota State Senate from 1897 to 1901 and 1905 to 1909
    • Served in U.S. House of Representatives from 1909 to 1913
    • Served as Governor of North Dakota from 1913 to 1917
  • Liberty Memorial Building:
    • Located on the State Capitol Grounds
    • Completed in 1924
    • Home of the State Historical Society of North Dakota from 1924 to 1967
    • Now houses the State Library
  • North Dakota Heritage Center:
    • Located on the State Capitol Grounds
    • Completed in 1967
    • Official State Museum of North Dakota
    • Operated by the State Historical Society of North Dakota
  • Nye, Gerald:
    • Worked as a newspaper publisher
    • Served as U.S. Senator from 1925 to 1945
  • Silver service:
    • A set of fancy dishes made of silver or coated with silver
    • Used for special occasions to serve punch, coffee, or sometimes meals
    • Often includes a punch bowl; a ladle, or dipper; several platters, or large serving plates; and candelabra, or fancy candlesticks
  • Sinclair, James
    • Was a teacher, a superintendent of schools, a banker, and a farmer
    • Served as the U.S. Representative in Congress from 1919 to 1935
  • Sorlie, Arthur
    • Served as Governor of North Dakota from 1925 to 1928
    • Died in office in 1928
  • State Historical Society of North Dakota:
    • Collects, preserves, manages, and displays historical artifacts
    • Has operated since 1895
    • Headquartered in the North Dakota State Heritage Center
  • Treaty:
    • Document that two or more nations sign when they agree to do something
    • A promise between nations
  • USS North Dakota:
    • United States Navy ship that sailed from 1910 to 1923
    • Named in honor of the state of North Dakota
    • Was the biggest, fastest, and most powerful battleship in the world at the time it was built