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Diet Overview
MPBN: Quest Series, Moving Image, 0:03:56

We associate the word diet with weight loss; we think of foods we should or should not eat. We think of a temporary period of time in which we will ask discipline of ourselves. But is it really all that simple?

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Blueberries -- New England
Diet
Obesity

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My Debt to Maine by Theodore Roosevelt
Maine Historical Society, Text

Theodore Roosevelt describes his visits to Island Falls, Maine in Aroostook County when he was a boy and the Sewall family with whom he stayed. The essay goes on to describe his home, the Elkhorn, where he invited the Sewalls and the Dows of Island Falls to visit and hunt with him.

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Dow family (Island Falls, Me.)
Dow, Wilmot
Elkhorn (house)
Hunting -- Maine -- Island Falls
Katahdin (Mt.)
Lumbering industry -- Maine
Manuscripts
Presidents -- United States -- Personal narratives
Roosevelt, Theodore
Sewall family (Island Falls, Me.)
Sewall, Bill
Sewall, Dave
Showshoeing
Winter -- Maine -- Island Falls
Winter camping

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Scientists Evaluate Climate Change-Conclusions
MPBN: Quest Series, Moving Image, 0:01:15

Over the course of the past century, New England seems to have warmed by a little less than a degree Fahrenheit. But the warming along the coast has been larger.

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Global Warming
Climatic changes

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Simple vs Complex Carbs
MPBN: Quest Series, Moving Image, 0:03:19

Most carbohydrates that Americans are consuming tend to be simple carbohydrates. We’re telling Americans to eat a diet high in carbohydrates – 50% of our calories or higher – not the simple type, but the complex carbohydrates found in whole grain foods.

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Carbohydrates
Diet
Nutrition

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Petition and report regarding stopping emigration from Quebec due to cholera epidemic
Maine State Archives, Text

Two petitions for reimbursement for expenses in stopping the influx of immigrants from Quebec during the cholera epidemic.

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Epidemics
Cholera
External Forces: economic, demographic, technology, disease, wars
Quebec
Settlements

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Resolve granting two townships of land to the Passamaquoddy Indians
Maine State Archives, Text

Resolve granting two townships of land to the Passamaquoddy Indians. 7 pages

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Indians of North America Land tenure
Indians of North America Treaties
Conflict-Stability: control of Maine, land disputes, French-English-Indians
Indians -- land rights
Native Americans
Land Disputes

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Diary of Capt. John Davison, 1846
Maine Historical Society, Text

John Davison, a schooner captain from Augusta who was involved in East coast trade, kept a logbook of his journeys on the ship Yucatan, 1846.

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Davison, Caleb Henry
Davison, John
Davison, John -- Diaries
Logbooks
Manuscripts
Seafaring life -- Description and travel
Ship captains -- Maine
Yucatan (Ship) -- Logbooks

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Making Good Choices
MPBN: Quest Series, Moving Image, 0:01:52

To be healthy, we must begin to look at lifestyle choices in terms of long term planning.

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Exercise
Health

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Conclusion - Winter
MPBN: Quest Series, Moving Image, 0:00:38

There are many solutions to surviving winter. The natural world has come up with an impressive array of adaptations that we are just beginning to understand and appreciate.

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Ecology/Energy
Humans -- Winter

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Passamaquoddy Tribal Protests
Maine State Archives, Text

Two protests from the Passamaquoddy Tribe disavowing the treaty signed for them by Sabbatis Neptune regarding the alliance with the Penobscots and Malacites and pledging allegiance to the British Government in New Brunswick.

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Indians of North America Treaties
Conflict-Stability: control of Maine, land disputes, French-English-Indians
Indians -- cultural relationships, traditions, adaptations
Indians -- Politics
Treaties
Native Americans
Land Disputes

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