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enlarge Robert E. Peary, after his North Pole expedition, 1909.

Robert E. Peary, after his North Pole expedition, 1909.
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Minik, the Lost Eskimo offers insights into social studies topics including social Darwinism, racial inequality and race relations, the field of anthropology, American imperialism and global explorers, geography, the Poles and polar exploration, what it means to be civilized, and more. Use the program in your classroom, or delve into the rich resources available on this Web site.

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