The peoples who inhabited the Eastern Woodlands lived in farming villages as well as hunter-gatherer groups. The land was rich and fertile, and the climate provided ample rainfall. They also hunted the forests for animals such as bear, deer, elk, turkey, and squirrel.
One group of people who lived near the Mississippi River began to build large mounds where they buried their dead, along with tools and implements in elaborate religious ceremonies.
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
President James Buchanan was the only bachelor to occupy the Oval Office.