A Brief History of Log Cabins in America


Listening — Intermediate Level
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  1. The log cabin is an American   .

  2. Scandinavian and Eastern European settlers built homes out of available   . .

  3. The log cabin greatly suited the early   .

  4. Log homes need a lot of   and good drainage.

  5. Built in 1904, the inn is a beautiful example of the   , architectural movement.

  6. During the Great Depression, the Roosevelt administration directed the   of thousand of lodges.

  7. People may have never recognized the enduring   of these simple structures.

  8. They may be simple in design but   they are.

  9. The log cabin has become a modern   of America's history.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Describe your dream house.

  2. Would you like to live in a log cabin? Why or why not?

  3. Would log cabins hold-up well in a climate such as the one in your area? Why or why not?


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