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Violence on Women in North America - Violence on Women in North America Four million women every year are victims of domestic battering in the United States. The reason the number keeps growing is because the nation is not addressing this problem as a serious crime. It is viewed today as a mild problem in our society when it is affecting a lot of our communities. A program that was made in the country a couple years ago is called Prevention of abuse. It is offered in a non sponsored way by the agency of United Way. They have access to newspaper and television news programs, where they feed statistics and information about what women face in the community today....   [tags: violence, prevention program, victims]
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Canada and the United States of America Necessary Allies in Matters of Defence: A Canadian Policy Proposal - Canada and the United States of America Necessary Allies in Matters of Defence: A Canadian Policy Proposal Defence cooperation is a significant component to the Canadian-American relationship. Not only does each country have to provide individual defence and provide defence for their neighbour, but both Canada and the United States seek to defend North America as well. Being the two neighbouring North American countries, it is essential that Canada and the United States work collaboratively to ensure the safety of North America and its people....   [tags: North America] 2292 words
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Gender Equality in North America - Since time memorial men have always been the providers for their families, while the women have always been the caretakers of their families. For this reason, traditional gender roles have developed for women and men. Women being seen as soft, gentle, and belonging only in the kitchen and taking care of her husband. Whereas, men would be seen as strong, never crying, providers of their families and the ones who make the decisions and the ones to hold power in society. However, coming into the 21st century a lot has changed, women are starting climb up the ladder in society and not having to rely on there male counter parts....   [tags: Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms] 571 words
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Grizzly Bears in North America - Grizzly Bears in North America Introduction The Grizzly bear (Ursus arctos) has long been considered to be the symbol of the wild. They are beautiful, powerful and at the same time vulnerable animals. They are known to survive in remote areas not inhabited by humans. The Grizzly was once able to occupy most of the land from northern Mexico to Alaska and most places in between. With a disappearing natural habitat and one of the lowest reproduction rate of any mammal in North America the Grizzly bear has seen population number fall dramatically....   [tags: bear, mammals, animals, ursus arctos]
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Witchcraft in Early North America - The thought of magic, witches, and sorcery to be fact is seen as preposterous in modern America. Coincidence is accepted as such and accusations of possession and bewitchment is extinct. When North America was first colonized by Europeans, however, the fear of magic and the like was all too real. Alison Games’s “Witchcraft in Early North America” describes the effects of the Europeans’ on the Native Americans and vice versa. As decades progressed, the ideas on witchcraft of the Spanish and British changed as well....   [tags: magic, theology, christianity]
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British Colonies in North America - British Colonies in North America Despite their staggering differences economically, politically, and culturally, the British colonies of North America managed to pull together to resist the British policies that were threatening their ways of life. Each of the colonies struggled to inhabit and thrive in a new land; disease, Native American raids, and lack of knowledge about growing crops were a few things that stood in their way. After powering through years of hardship and labor, losing loved ones, colonies failing, and struggling to survive, the colonies finally got on their feet and began to grow from the foundations they had established....   [tags: Economy, Government, Religion] 874 words
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Nuclear Energy in North America - Nuclear energy, a stable, emission free source of energy and has become a cornerstone for many countries energy needs. There are currently 463 commercial nuclear reactors producing 372,000 MWe in over 30 countries. North America produces 17% of their required energy from nuclear reactors, putting the USA 17th and Canada 21st in the world. Although this seems like a good portion, there are nine countries producing over 40% of their required power from nuclear energy. But why is a heavy energy dependent and environmentally conscious continent of North America producing such little percent of their power from a stable, emission free energy source; the very qualifications that North Americans de...   [tags: Energy] 1138 words
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Colonization Efforts in North America - In the early 17th century, British colonizers began arriving in the New World in hopes of expanding their territorial domain. By the 18th century, Spanish colonizers had established trading posts and missions in the New World, covering a vast expanse of land that extended beyond even England’s colonial holdings. When the British arrived, they spurred on Indian depopulation and African and European immigration. The arrival of the Spanish resulted in near Indian extinction and a burgeoning international trade....   [tags: Spain, Britain, Methods] 724 words
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History of North America - GKE1 Task 3 Part A: Colonization of North America The purpose for colonizing North America was for expansion of territory, trade, and assimilation. The rise of colonialism in North America began after Spain sent Columbus to Asia but discovered the Americas in 1492. Spain created and maintained the first colonies for nearly 400 years followed by France then England. Spain had absolute monarchy over its colonies with the King taking complete control. France used their colonization for trade and England used the charter system to set up their colonies (Carney, 2013)....   [tags: revolution, colonization, native americans]
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Jesuits in North America - Jesuits in North America The Society of Jesus is a Catholic order that is still doing good work today around the world. During the age of encounters—especially during the colonization of the Americas—the Society of Jesus, also known as Jesuits, played an important role in documenting Native Americans, converting them and helping them adapt to their newly changing environment. The practice of first establishing respect, then influence, and eventually working for religious conversion proved effective at converting Native Americans in North America....   [tags: respect, influence, conversion] 2920 words
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North America´s Development - In central and southern Mexico, there are fundamental characteristic that deserve emphasis at the outset. The size and distribution of Indian peoples before the arrival of Europeans had a huge effect on the development of Mexico. The differences in the historical development of central and southern Mexico and the rest of North America derive in large part from the dense concentration of Indian peoples in the highland valleys of Mexico. The Spaniards had a huge role in the changing of the native peoples if Mexico not only politically and culturally as well....   [tags: country, action, indian] 767 words
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Women and Gender in Colonial North America - During the colonial period in North America, women had varied experiences, which were instigated by differences in colonial styles. The population of North America during the period mostly comprised British settlers who originated from England and Wales. The remaining portion of the population was constituted by people from African and Asian origins. Some groups of individuals settled in New England, while other families moved to the Southern Colonies. In the mid 1660s, most immigrants came to the Colonial North America as indentured servants and slaves....   [tags: gender, female slaves, africans]
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Racial Solidarity and The Colonization of North America - The colonization of North America is not a pretty story, to say the least. In order to colonize the land, the Europeans had to use slaves for manual labor; whether it be the African slaves in Barbados and Chesapeake, or the Native Americans mining for gold, or even orphan children working on farms. The colonial elites had to use force, persuasion, threat, and deceit to accomplish their goals and maintain control. Throughout history, we see many occasions in which one race enslaves another. But has it always been his way....   [tags: Human Rights]
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Flourishing North American Cultures - 2000 years before Europeans began to arrive in the New World, the last era of the pre-Columbian development began. North American cultures such as the Mississippian culture, the Hopewell Tradition, and the Hohokam culture experienced growth and environmental adaptation throughout this era. Major contributions and innovations of Native Americans have developed and been passed on through generations of ancestors. Originating in 700 A.D., the Mississippian culture expanded through the Mississippi Valley and out into the southeastern states of Alabama, Georgia and Florida....   [tags: History North America Historic] 1409 words
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A Discussion of the Negative Impact of NAFTA on North America - A Discussion of the Negative Impact of NAFTA on North America The North American Free Trade Agreement was passed in November of 1993 and went into effect on January 1, 1994. The agreement aimed to eliminate tariffs between Canada, Mexico and the United States, leading to the eventual creation of free trade among these three countries by the year 2008. Supporters of NAFTA billed the agreement as a wonderful opportunity to create jobs, stimulate competition, and free North America from harsh and often unfair tariffs that restricted trade between the three nations....   [tags: North American Free Trade Agreement]
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The Irish in Ireland and in North America - During the 1800's, the Irish population relied heavily on the farming and eating of potatoes grown on land that was not owned by them. The land they cultivated and grew their crops on was owned by strangers. In 1845, a catastrophic blight struck potato crops all over Ireland. The sudden wilting of all potato crops lasted five years and brought about starvation, disease, and death. This also brought massive immigration to North America. These immigrants from Ireland came not only to Ellis Island in New York, but also to Gross Isle near Quebec, Boston, Baltimore, and Philadelphia....   [tags: American History] 1930 words
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Struggle For Control of North America - In the 1740's, Great Britain and France both realized that a struggle for control of North America was unavoidable. The French involvement in the fur trade and England's concern with their cash crops caused the desire for more land to grow, which ultimately led to clashes between the two empires. France pushed westward in pursuit of its one valuable resource, the beaver. European fashion setters valued beaver fur hats for their warmth and luxurious appearance. Demands for the fur grew. French voyageurs even recruited Indians into the fur business in order to help with the hunt....   [tags: France England American History] 1481 words
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The Industrial Revolution in North America - The Industrial Revolution in North America The industrial revolution started around 1750. It began in Britain and it spread through out the World. England was known as “the world’s workshop” because at that point in time, England was the major manufacturing center of the World.(Bailey) It took about ten years for the industrial revolution to spread to other places. It spread to America. The Industrial Revolution was favorable to the American colonies by bringing the factory system to America, supplying more employment which increased urban growth, and raising the national economy....   [tags: Papers] 581 words
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The Desert Tortoise of North America - Analysis of the Desert Tortoise of North America The desert tortoise is one of the four species of on land tortoises in North America. They are the longest living reptile of the southwestern United States region, living from eighty years up to one hundred years. They are well adapted to living in a highly variable and often harsh environment. On April 2, 1990; the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed the desert tortoise as a threatened species. Their populations have been decreasing for many years due to habitat loss and disturbance, collection for pets, raven predation of eggs and juveniles, and a respiratory disease mostly caused by captive tortoises being released into the wild....   [tags: Papers] 757 words
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18th Centry Slavery In North America - People crying for freedom and liberty from tyranny built a nation out of greed and unethical acts. The rapacious desires of a nation to gain wealth and possessions lead to the emotional and psychological trauma of West Africans and African Americans. In spite of being taken from Africa, the sweat and blood of these Africans contributed to the birth of the beautiful nation that would eventually recognize their descendants as equals. The Exploration Age commenced in the fifteenth century when European nations decided to expand their power for technological, demographic, and economic reasons....   [tags: Slavery]
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The Carillons In North America - Introduction The carillon culture in North America officially starts in 1922. Before this time, there were already four instruments with a "carillon" status. Three of them could be played by mechanical devices and one was playable from a keyboard. Two automatic instruments cast by the French bell founder Bollée were installed at Notre Dame University in South Bend, Indiana (1856, 23 bells) and at St. Joseph's Church in Buffalo, New York (1870, 43 bells). The other automatic instrument was cast by Paccard in 1900 and it was installed in St....   [tags: Instrument Carillon History] 1765 words
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Domination Of North America - During the late 1600s and the to the mid-1700s, countries fought for land and power in order to have global domination. While several countries fought for the same cause, resolving their differences was nearly impossible, and this often led to more wars and conflicts. One of the many conflicts concerned the domination of North America. While many European powers competed for control of North America, Britain gained the most territory through the four French and Indian wars, King William's War, Queen Anne's War, King George's War, and the French and Indian War....   [tags: American History] 1029 words
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The Slave Trade Route between Africa and North America - ... Families were separated tearing relationships between loved ones. The Americans had taken advantage of powerless Africans by doubling the amount of people that were to be boarded on to the ships. Each ship was to carry a maximum of four hundred and fifty one Africans but the Americans had fit six hundred people. Buckets were scattered around the ships that had suffocated many children. Many of the Africans that were in these ships were primarily boys. Girls that were boarded were between the ages of 15 and older....   [tags: Middle Passage]
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The Great Lakes Expand the Growth of Canada and North America - There is no denying the presences of the Great Lakes, not only are they unavoidable, but they have also been a major player in the growing of civilization in North America and Canada. A person would have to live under a rock, no pun intended, to not know about these phenomenons. Most would ask where did these Great Lakes come from. How did they form. How are they beneficial. What are some of the Great Lakes here. Basically, a Great Lake is an extremely large inland freshwater sea, which is amazing since we are surround by oceans occupied with salt water....   [tags: civilization, ecology, survival] 525 words
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The History of Voodoo, and its Presence in North America - As referred to in many parts of West Africa, the Dahomean religion of voodoo means “spirit” or “deity” in the Fon language and it is described as a highly structured religious and magical system. Many people during those times also referred to voodoo as hoodoo which is the negative term used for voodoo. With duties, symbols, rituals, and faithful adherents, this system of voodoo is both complex and functional. Most people have a response of fear which is based on exaggerated negative views of the supernatural world of voodoo....   [tags: religion, magic, ] 1673 words
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The Origins of Chattel Slavery in Colonial North America - The Origins of Chattel Slavery in Colonial North America There have been many illuminating studies in the field of the origins of chattel slavery in Colonial North America. Alpert, 1970; Edmondson, 1976; Jordan, 1962: Ruchames, 1967; Starr, 1973, wrote seminal studies that did much to bring insight to the subject. Goetz, 2009; Mason, 2006; Smaje, 2002; Neeganagwedgin, 2012, presented evidence that have either reexamined old questions or used new methods and approaches to ask news questions to add insight to this topic....   [tags: Slavery]
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Rituals and Drama of the Apache Indians of North America - RITUALS AND DRAMA (Sunrise Ceremony) Rituals are represented in our lives through weddings, funerals, ceremonies and repetitive actions that we use on a daily basis. The Apache Indians of North America have had many traditions and rituals that were practiced religiously. Amongst them is the Initiation service or commonly identified as the Sunrise Ceremony for women. The ceremony originates from the White Painted Woman who was the ‘Changing Woman’ and is held a season after a girl’s first menstrual cycle....   [tags: Tradition, Symbolism, Mood]
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Mountain Ranges of North America: The Rocky Mountains - The Rocky Mountains are an incredible mountain range located in North America in the Western Hemisphere. The mountain range stretches from northern Colorado and into southwestern Canada. It is home to a diverse ecosystem, both geographically and biologically and is revered as a monumental landform worldwide. The geologic history of the Rocky Mountains has come about as an aggregation of millions of years. Briefly speaking, the formation of the Rockies transpired from hundreds and millions of years of uplift by tectonic plates and millions of years of erosion and ice have helped sculpt the mountains to be what we see today....   [tags: monumental landforms]
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Concerns that Caused the Settlement of British North America - Concerns that Caused the Settlement of British North America I believe that throughout the Colonial period, economic concerns had more to do with the settling of British North America than did religious reasons. First, according to my textbook, the British originally sponsored trips over to the New World only after other countries were profiting from their collections of goods and new trade ports. Maybe other countries in Europe had begun settling the New World for religious concerns, but definitely not Britain....   [tags: American America History] 328 words
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The Ecological Impact of Native Americans in Eastern North America - The Ecological Impact of Native Americans in Eastern North America Shetler, in the book Seeds of Change: Five Hundred Years Since Columbus, supports the myth that the new world was an unspoiled paradise by stating that " Native people were transparent in the landscape, living as natural elements of the ecosphere. Their world…was a world of barely perceptible human disturbances"(Shetler 1991). Sale contends that the Indians had a benign effect and refering to them as the "Ecological Indian".(Sale 1990) These are fine examples of the new way of portraying the Native Americans as "Noble Savages"....   [tags: American America History]
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Exploratons and Colonization of North and South America - ... They offered him all their valuable items and basically bowed down at his feet. Cortes took advantage of the Aztec people and decided to enslave a great amount of the natives and slaughter the rest (Wheeler and Becker 16-20). The amount of negative things Cortes did to the Natives makes up a long list. Cortes spread disease among the natives, brutally punished, and destroyed the Aztec people and their culture (livescience.com). The Aztecs were very kind and welcoming to Cortes and his men, only to end up being killed or to be enslaved....   [tags: Cristopher Columbus, Europeans, Natives]
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Fields of Battle: The Wars for North America - Fields of Battle: The Wars for North America John Keegan, the author of Fields of Battle: The Wars for North America (334 pgs), is a very distinguished military historian. Keegan attended Oxford University, in England, his place of birth. He was Delmas Distinguished Professor of History at Vassar in fall 1997. He was a Fellow of Princeton University in 1984 and Lecturer in Military History at Cambridge, 1986-87. From 1960-1986 he was Senior Lecturer in Military History at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst....   [tags: Essays Papers] 2837 words
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Soccer is an Unappriciated Sport in North America - Football is the most popular sport in the world. It is backed by a long history that's incomparable to other popular sports in the world like basketball, volleyball, and tennis. In fact, two of North America?s favourite sports in American football and rugby were created based on the game we call 'soccer'. So why is it that the original game of football is not as nearly as famous as in North American than any other countries outside our continent. A real good reason for this is because soccer doesn't have a great tradition in North America, unlike other sports such as American football, hockey, or basketball....   [tags: essays research papers] 1018 words
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Environmental Implications of NAFTA on North America - Environmental Implications of NAFTA on North America Introduction Prior to 1994, trade and the environment were two entirely separate issues. There were no environmental regulations found in the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) or in the Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Upon the signing of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) environmental concerns of North America as a whole were for the first time provided within a side agreement to the NAFTA. Finally there is a trade agreement that recognizes the concerns of North American citizens to maintain a healthy, sustainable environment, where the damaging effects of free trade could be minimized....   [tags: essays papers]
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Baroque Art in Europe and North America - Baroque Art in Europe and North America Throughout this research paper the topic is going to be along the lines of the Baroque Art in Europe and North America, which comes from chapter nineteen of our Art History book. The main purpose is to review major ideas and principles in this chapter by writing an analysis of certain points that were highlighted. For example, certain techniques that were used to define the Baroque Art, major sculptures, architectures, and paintings, and also just some general background information about this time period....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Mysterious Vanishing Frogs of North America - The Mysterious Vanishing Frogs of North America I have a passion for all things slimy, wet, and creepy-crawly. Some of the best times of my life have been spent on my knees, digging in the dirt for earthworms, traipsing back from ponds with buckets of putrid swamp water teeming with tadpoles, or chasing fat little toads in knee-high grass. I love the outdoors and all of the ugly animals that inhabit it. I like to catch them, watch them, and – especially – photograph them. For the longest time, lizards have been the main focus of my photographic endeavors, but last summer, inspired by a book on frogs from the local library, I set out to document the lives of these often overlooked amphibi...   [tags: Environment Ecology Nature , Pollution]
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The Writings of John Smith: Historically Inaccurate - The colonization of North America was a process that was influenced by many people and organizations. Countries offered incentives for citizens to relocate to the New World, while explorers charmed potential settlers with promises of wealth, joy, and freedom through literary works. Many British citizens read these accounts and left for the continent, believing that the newly discovered world was a modern-day Promised Land. John Smith was one explorer who influenced British settlement of North America through his inspiring works The General History of Virginia and A Description of New England....   [tags: Inaccuracy, North America] 888 words
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The Economic Systems of Colonial Latin America & British North America - To what extent was the economic system of Colonial Latin America superior to that of British North America. Introduction To what extent was the economic system of Colonial Latin America superior to that of British North America. This essay will demonstrate how the economic system of Colonial Latin America was slightly superior to that of British North America during the 18th century, due to several factors. In particular, the abundance of natural resources and the amount of political organization proved to be major influences....   [tags: Superiority, Factors, 18th Century]
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Colonialism and the Imposed Identities of the Indigenous in North America, Latin America and Africa - Introduction Throughout the nineteenth and twentieth century, colonialism swept across the globe like a brush fire engulfing the African Savanna on a dry summers day. Long since colonial rule has seised though, the detrimental effects left by the imposed structure and influence have charred and damaged the identities of the indigenous populations of the world. To this day, the collective identities of the indigenous populations are being regrown and transformed, but the barriers left by colonialism ensure a painstakingly slow process and recovery to local indigenous identities based on cultural tradition and heritage....   [tags: Colonization and Identity] 2271 words
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The Control of England in North America and Demise of the Spanish Power in the Atlantic - The Control of England in North America and Demise of the Spanish Power in the Atlantic The year 1942 marked a division in the contemporary world history. There were a number of developments that would bring enormous effects for the Old and the New World Wars. The discovery of these developments changed the diets of both the western and eastern regions, assisted in initiating the Atlantic slave trade, and spread illnesses that had a destructive effect on populations in India, and resulted in the creation of European colonies across the Western region (Cohen and Rosenzwei 124)....   [tags: columbus, spain, new world] 1501 words
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Differences in Perception Illustrated in Remarks Concerning the Savages of North America by Benjamin Franklin - Essay #1 When reading Benjamin Franklin’s essay “Remarks Concerning the Savages of North America,” it was interesting to see the similarities and differences of perceptions between the Indians and the white English in America. Franklin takes an outside look on the perceptions of the Indians by analyzing various observations he’s made or witnessed and comparing them to the norms of the white English society. Clearly the two are very different in their cultural beliefs, and this essay helps bring these differences to light while making the point that Indians are anything but “savages.” One must take into account what life was like when this essay was written in 1784....   [tags: culture, government, education] 721 words
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Origins of Prehistoric People in North and South America - Introduction Researches on the beginnings of coastal adaptation and exploitation of maritime adaptations have been carried out by John Erlandson and colleagues. There are existing anthropological theories which are over 10, 000 BP but Erlandson believes that the societies of hunter-gather used aquatic resources and among them were popular terrestrial hunter-gatherers (Slaymaker, 2007). This has been challenging since it is difficult to define exactly constitutes of fully maritime culture. There is also the change in environment in which there are rise and fall of sea levels and erosion of coastal environments....   [tags: Clovis Theory, Kelp Highways]
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Revolution in France, Latin America, and British North America - Revolution in France, Latin America, and British North America One possible definition of a revolution is "an act of organized violence to bring about radical changes in the economic, social and political relations within a given system. It uses force to destroy (sometimes physically) and replace those who hold power." Using this definition, can the events on France, Latin America and British North America in the period 1776-1820 be considered revolutions. Are some more revolutionary than others....   [tags: Peasuasive Argumentative History Essays] 932 words
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Evolution of British Policy in the Colonies: 1750 to 1776 - Evolution of British Policy in the Colonies: 1750 to 1776 The relations between England and the British North American colonies could always be considered precarious. Prior to 1750 British essentially followed a policy of benign neglect and political autonomy in the American colonies. (Davidson p.97) The colonies were for the most part content with benign neglect policy, relishing in a “greater equality and representative government”(Davidson p.95) within the colonies. Competition among European Imperial nations began to effect British policy toward North America colonies causing rapid shifts from 1750 to 1776....   [tags: American History, British North America] 1413 words
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Drilling in North America - To Invest in Drilling or to Invest in Our Future. You've almost made it. The captain says that around these mountains, in about 15 minutes, you should see it, the great coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: birthplace to caribou, polar bears, and much of the other arctic wildlife. You've been looking forward to seeing this for as long as you can remember and when you do it's breathtaking: crisp clean white plains, just like you'd seen in the National Geographic. You listen to the sounds surrounding you, the ocean lapping along the boat, the air whistling through the mountains, thewhat's that....   [tags: Environment Argumentative Persuasive Essays]
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Contemporary Hand Papermaking in North America and Europe - Contemporary Hand Papermaking in North America and Europe The practice of making paper by hand draws forth past centuries in a single sheet of tangled fibers. At the same time, the advances of both contemporary hand papermakers and modern technology have merged this tradition with innovation to create paper of unsurpassed beauty and quality. Despite the speed and economic advantages of machine-made paper, traditional handmade paper grasps its hold on the modern world, and mills across North America and Western Europe have re-emerged to produce fine handmade papers for artists, bookmakers, and conservators who seek the highest level of durability, permanence, and aesthetics....   [tags: Paper Mill Production Essays Papers]
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Introduction of the West Nile Virus to North America - Introduction of the West Nile Virus to North America A West Nile (WN) virus was first isolated in 1937 from the peripheral blood of a woman in the West Nile province of Uganda in Central Africa. Since then, WN viruses have been reported from North Africa (Egypt, Israel), East, Central, and South Africa, Asia (India, Pakistan), Borneo, Europe (Cyprus, France, Romania) and, most recently, the northeastern USA. Tests for antibody to WN suggest it has also been present in Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Turkey, and Albania....   [tags: Papers] 2530 words
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Technical Development Trends Of North America And Europe - Technical Development Trends of North America and Europe Daimler-Chrysler and Ford have developed their own fuel cell with Ballad that is fuel cell making company, as their partnership of strategic alliance. The company named Ballad is established in 1982 and has made new way to use a fuel cell which fuel cell could be as a power source of cars through the advanced technology that improves the generating capacity of polymer electrolyte fuel cell (PEFC). Daimler-Chrysler (at that time, Daimler-Benz) took notice of Ballad’s new technology therefore they made their partnership at 1993 and invested 15 million dollars into Ballad at 1996....   [tags: Industry Development Research Paper] 1179 words
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Land Rover North America, Inc. Case Analysis - Land Rover North America, Inc. Case Analysis I. Executive Summary      Charles Hughes, president and CEO of Land Rover North America (LRNA), and his executive committee want to expand LRNA’s reach within North America. Based on the growing strength of the U.S. SUV market, research which suggests consumers are seeking vehicles that can help them have “experiences” while being practical, safe, reliable and luxurious, the success of the Discovery in the U.K. and near doubling of the Land Rover brand worldwide, LNRA is seeking to become the “world’s premier 4x4 specialty company” through effective brand, product and retail strategies....   [tags: LRNA Business Marketing Case Study, solution] 810 words
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A Description of North America and Its IR Systems - (Assignment 4) A description of North America and its IR systems. Focus on the factors influencing the different systems of IR and their impact on the employer-employee relationship. Besides this aspect, a focus on the impact of environmental and contextual factors as well as on the role of national culture and institutions in the evolution and nature of IR could also be interesting. Each team will have to present during the fist session its reflection. You should NOT USE more than 2 SLIDES and the presentation MUST NOT exceed 8 min....   [tags: essays research papers] 1335 words
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Case Analysis: Land Rover North America - 1) Background Analysis: General Market Assessment: In the 90's, the SUV was looking to become a highly contentious market, however, with a new emphasis on the Leisure SUV. This was where LRNA will be able to maximize its market share, and perhaps grab a foothold on the market. Competition and behavior: The SUV industry in North America was becoming increasingly competitive, with "over 30 SUV models, their prices ranging from $10,000 to $60,000. Market leaders were Jeep and Ford, with Jeep having a strong heritage in the USA much in the same was as Land Rover did in the United Kingdom....   [tags: Business Case Study] 1933 words
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Similarities that caused Conflict - Conflicts in of 17th century colonial British North America have mainly been portrayed as a clash between Europeans, Native Americans, African Americans, and the French due to differences in culture, race, and religion. However, recently historians such as Ann M. Little author of Abraham and Arms and T.H Breen and Steve Innes co-authors of Myne Owne Ground, have been gathering evidence that may dispute these claims. These historians suggest that while differences between these groups played a major role in their struggles to live peacefully among one another in the Virginia and Chesapeake regions, similarities such as the tendency to compete for reputation as a man, honor, power, and propert...   [tags: American History, British North America] 1552 words
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The Factors That Motivated The European To Explore And Colonize North America And South - I believe many of the motivators for the Europeans to move to and colonize North and South America was due to material gain and religious freedom. First I would like to talk about several of the material gains that were either made or expected to be made in the move to explore North and South America's. When the plans were being set out for the new colonies and the different propels that were laid out some of the ideas that were look at heavily were the material gains. One gain was the level of workload in some areas....   [tags: European Emigration Americas] 1130 words
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Compare and Contrast British, French, and Spanish Imperial Goals in North America Between 1580 and 1763 - Marcus Gravey stated that, “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” With that being stated, are the people of the United States, Canada, and Mexico trees without roots. At a young age students learn that Christopher Columbus “sailed the ocean blue in 1492”, a simple song used to assist children remember that America was discovered in 1492. In addition, Thackeray and Findling describe how Columbus’s discovery presented an unimaginable amount of opportunity for Europeans, and therefore, Spanish, French, and later British explores and settlers began to flock to this new world....   [tags: discover goal, spread catholicism, rivalry]
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What Challenges did Explorers and Colonists Face in what Became North America from the 1580's to the 1630's - What challenges did explorers and colonists face in what became North America from the 1580’s until the 1630’s. Look at geographical, political, economic, indigenous peoples, climate, diet, etc., anything that presented a challenge to survival and development during this period. When Europeans first came to the New World in the late 16th century they were entering new territory and had no idea what to expect. Their views on everything from geographic, politics, climate, to diet, etc. where about to change, and their need for survival would hopefully outweigh these challenges....   [tags: colonization of the New World]
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Economic And Religious Concerns Contributing To The Settling Of British North America - Throughout the colonial period, both economic and religious concerns contributed to the settling of British North America. The statement that the "economic concerns had more to do with the settling of British North America than did religious concerns" is valid. These economic concerns, as a cause for the colonization of British North America, outweighed the notable religious concerns that arose, and dominated colonial life during and up until the very end of the British colonial era in North America....   [tags: American History] 1198 words
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Impact of Shale Gas Boom on the Market - Shale gas has exploded in the North American market. Technology advancements and closing the gap in the days required for in between well moves are making it profitable for owner/operators. Other markets are faced with numerous challenges, and for them this is not the case. What are the challenges that European and Asian markets face, and when will they reap the rewards from their shale rich geologies. Less than 5 years ago, North America’s shale boom was readily dismissed and looked upon as a “source for marginal additions” to the supply of oil globally....   [tags: natural gas, North America, Europe, Asia]
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The Origins of Pop Art Originated in North America and Great Britain - Within the style of pop art there are heavy doses of irony, parody, and paradoxical imagery of American popular culture. This was powerful tool used to manipulate symbols in main stream society to project a greater meaning to the audience. In terms of the style of pop art, the colors were very vibrant and loud in order to capture the attention of the audience. Mixing the visual elements as well as the symbolic elements creates powerful peace. All these elements from pop art are directly shown in Katie Perry’s music video “Dark Horse”....   [tags: katy perry, pop culture, cleopatra]
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The Effect of the Spanish, French and British on Indian Culture in North America - The Effect of the Spanish, French and British on Indian Culture in North America The life styles of the Indians of the Americas changed greatly over time, almost completely influenced by Western culture. Each of the different Western civilizations affected the Indian tribes very differently....   [tags: History Native American Colonies] 1338 words
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The Effect of the Industrial Revolution on Slavery - Slavery has always been a part of human history. Therefore on cannot talk about when slavery began in North America. Soon after the American colonies were established in North America, slaves were brought in to meet the growing labor need on plantations. Although the importation of slaves continued to grow as new plantations were developed, it was the industrial revolution that would have the most profound impact on the slave industry. The purpose of this essay is to analyze the effect of slavery in the 13 colonies due to the industrial revolution....   [tags: Slavery, North America, Industrial Revolution, his] 1161 words
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The French and Indian War - ... The French had multiple forts in the area, therefore they had the stronger claim. Lieutenant Colonel George Washington led an attack to attempt to destroy these forts but was outnumbered and defeated. At first, it appeared the French might win the war. In 1754 and 1755, they had managed to beat George Washington, Edward Braddock, and Governor William Shirley in multiple battles. The war started going better for Britain in 1757 when William Pitt, the newly appointed British general, saw the conflicts in the colonies as a way for the British to build a much larger empire....   [tags: Great Britain vs France in North America] 816 words
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Compare and Contrast Germany and America - Compare and Contrast Germany and America Europeans and Americans have much more in common than most people think, making adjustments to life in a new country easier. Many customs are similar to practices in the United States. Germans have their own way of being German. Germany is a relatively small and densely populated country. Unlike the United States, which is a large, densely populated country. The greatest shock to Americans is the speed at which Germans drive. The roads and freeways are quite narrow....   [tags: Germany Europe North America Essays Culture] 1631 words
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Protecting the American Border - The largest task for the US government is protecting the Northern American borders with Canada and Mexico as well all ports of entry. Without the proper border security, we cannot have a secure nation. After 9/11, the government spent billions of dollars upgrading the nation’s security systems but borders security remains weak. The borders are an unobstructed point of entry for illegal immigrants, drugs, weapons, money laundering, human trafficking and terrorist groups. The security challenges along the border offer a variety of issues....   [tags: US Government, North America, Terrorism]
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Author's Lives: Anne Bradstreet - Many things in life can be inspiring. These events can lead people to leave everlasting impacts on others. Sometimes, these things can even drive people to achieve greatness. This was the case in many authors’ lives, including Anne Bradstreet. Anne Bradstreet’s immigration to America, Puritan faith, distinctive views, and family were the causes of her success in writing. Anne Bradstreet was born Anne Dudley in 1612 in Northamptonshire, England. (Poets, 1) She married Simon Bradstreet, 25, at the age of 16 in 1628....   [tags: Early English poets of North America]
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North America Causes Poverty in the Third World - After much deliberation, I have come to the conclusion that ‘we’ are all horribly selfish. Not intentionally of course. It just sort of happened you know, snuck into our lives when we weren’t looking. By ‘we,’ I mean much of the population in the Northern Hemisphere. Yes, we’re gorgers, gluttons, plump little people living luxurious lives at the expense of those skinny folks in the Third World. “Luxurious!?” you cry in objection. “But of course,” I cry back comparing our living space to the nice patch of dirt that many of our starving buddies occupy....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays]
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Canada Joining Trans-Pacific Partnership - ... Retrial traders will stand a better chance of increasing their sales. In addition, Canada will experience redefined retail trade policies that will allow increased mobility of labor and intellectual properties. With America being a possible member in the partnership, Canada faces a stiff competition and it has to boost it strategies for marketing its brands beyond American continents. Redefined Trade Agreements Trans –Pacific Partnership will place United State and Canada in a common business field....   [tags: Asian countries trading with North & South America]
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History of Communisms in North Korea - Throughout the past, many events have occurred that change the perspective toward people and countries of individuals. In the situation of North Korea, a country which is viewed in a negative manner, people view their government as cruel, torturous, and unwilling. Many do not understand how this happened. Events such as the Holocaust have changed the viewpoint of those whom started North Korea. But what did these events do to the county itself. These events changed many things within the land of North Korea which led them go to war with their own people and separate into two countries....   [tags: North Korean History, World History]
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Formation of the North Dakota Landscape Glaciers - Summary The objective of this study is to research how glaciers affected the North Dakota landscape in relation to photographs taken of North Dakota. In doing so one can come to understand the landscape that the citizens of North Dakota see everyday depending on what part of the state they are located. In doing research at the library and using educational internet sources the glacier that covered most of North Dakota some twenty thousand years ago affected the state in two different ways as the western side is part of the Great Plains region and eastern half is part of the Central lowland plains which have two different types of landscapes....   [tags: Grassy Butte, North Dakota]
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‘What is the North-South divide, and why has its continuing relevance been called into question? - The issue of the North-South divide has been put on diplomatic tables oftentimes in the last century. It has become an area of various discussions, negotiations and resolutions among the leaders of more or less influential nations. When we think about the North-South divide, we should take a look at geopolitics which gives us an understanding, more commonly referred to as the Global North and the Global South. “The Global North or “core” countries are the developed world that has control of the means of production and a vastly larger percentage of wealth in comparison to the poorest countries....   [tags: the Global North, the Global South, social]
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To what extent did the World’s Fair of 1893 impact the United States of America? - Background As of today, the city of Chicago is the third largest city in the United States, right behind New York and Los Angles. It is home to more 3 million people, but this was not always the case. When the city was created in 1833, it only "coveted less than half a square mile on either side of the main channel of the Chicago River and contained only 350 adventurous inhabitants, mostly male." (Abu-Lughod 49). As the years went on the city continued to grow and by 1870 its "economic base had evolved considerably" (51)....   [tags: North American Architecture, Social Innovation]
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North American Natives - The early natives of North America can be divided between six different regions that they lived in. The regions were easily designated by the different environmental conditions and resources found in those areas. The regions were known as the Eastern Woodlands, the Plains, the Southwest, the Northwest Coast, the Arctic and the Sub-Arctic. Each region provided a different set of challenges that help shape the people that lived there (Harcourt, 2009). In order to survive prior to the arrival of the European settlers the native people of North America had to adapt to their environment and use what it could provide or they would parish....   [tags: American History, The Iroquois Nation] 2519 words
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Europe and North American Transportation - Despite the importance of globalization, the international intermodal transport systems have seen increased scrutiny to support new freight, volume, and distance regulations when freight moves. The technological improvements continue to permit larger quantities of freight to be moved more efficiently. The intermodal transport systems are crucial to further globalization. However, the transport systems themselves are not necessarily the grounds for greater international trade. Therefore, international trade necessitates dissemination groundwork that can secure the trade between numerous partners....   [tags: politics, globalization]
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