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The Focsle. Focsle n: a superstructure in the bow of a merchant ship where the crew is housed [syn: {forecastle}] Volume 1, Issue 1 July 4, 2050 New England's fishing industry is in dire straights. How did this come to be? What should be done about it? Is it too late? Student investigators tackle this crisis in a week long study of primary source documents. Is there a need for restrictive legislation in the fishing industry? Is there a need for restrictive legislation in the fishing industry? Fishermen complain of low catches, Where are the fish? Hampered by legislation increasing size and limit of catches, fishermen band together to lobby Congress Congress acts to preseve fishing grounds New England Geography sets the stage for the growth of fishing industry. Maps tell the story of a land that led to the sea. Two fishermen speak out for their livelihood I wouldn't never be happy without I had a boat under me. Portuguese fisherman. Weighing the catch Drying fish on Gloucester, MA Cape Ann fisherman 1900-1906 Weighing the catch Drying fish on Gloucester, MA Coast of New England map Cape Ann fisherman 1900-1906 Will the fish return? Coast of New England map THOMAS Student Debate Go to complete lesson U.S. Statutes at Large Portuguese Fisherman Life History Yankee Fisherman Life History

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