During the 19th century, thousands of Native American were forced from their ho... ... middle of paper ... ...es are located in Oklahoma, Oklahoma City and Tulsa, and 65 percent of Oklahomans live within their metropolitan areas, or spheres of economic and social influence defined by the United States Census Bureau as a metropolitan statistical area. Oklahoma City, the state's capital and largest city, had the largest metropolitan area in the state in 2010, with 1,252,987 people, and the metropolitan area of Tulsa had 937,478 residents. Oklahoma is where I was born and raised and I would not trade the experience to live here to live anywhere in the world. Oklahoma is my family and I love being able to tell people I am originally from Oklahoma and this is where I will remain. Oklahoma is beautiful, friendly, and home.
With a population of about 600,000 (BC Stats estimate), Vancouver lies in a region of more than 2 million people. Vancouver is the largest city in the province of British Columbia and the third largest in Canada. It covers an area of 114 sq km. History Archaeological evidence shows that coastal Indians had settled the Vancouver area by 500 B.C. British naval captain George Vancouver explored the area in 1792.
Arizona Statehood and Constitution Arizona’s Constitution was written sometime in 1910; amended, ratified, and approved by Congress in 1911. Then Arizona became the 48th state and the last adjoining state to be welcomed in the Union; on February 14, 1912. Since then the citizens of Arizona has amended their Constitution many times. The Constitution consists of thirty articles. There were quite a lot of events that impacted the process of Arizona becoming its own state.
Miners discovered gold at Orofino Creek. 1863 congress creates the Idaho territory. 1874 workers build the Idaho Territory’s first railroad. The point of this research paper was to learn about Idaho. Information was found on geography, history, and economy of Idaho.
Jefferson commissioned an expedition of the new land to be conducted by Captain Meriwether Lewis and his close friend, Second Lieutenant William Clark; it was to follow the Missouri River in search of a water passage to the Pacific. Lewis and Clark searched for the mythical Northwest Passage believed to provide a water route across North America, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The common motive of Jefferson, Lewis, and Clark was to open the whole world to trade with North America. Before Lewis and Clark returned from their trip, Zebulon M. Pike set out from St. Louis on July 15th, 1806, leading 23 white men and 51 Indians. On August 26th, Pike abandoned boats on the Kansas River and took to horses.
General Moses Cleaveland headed this search party, and on July 22nd of 1796 they found their new land, naming it Cleaveland after the leader of the search party. The beginning of the population was predominately white. In 1800 the population of Cleaveland was what now would be an unheard of 7. In 10 years however the population grew to 57, 10 years following that increasing by almost %1100! What did 1840 now spell, as “Cleveland” was the 45th largest city in the nation at 6,071 people.
The Oregon Fur Trade In 1808 Simon Fraser, employed by the Northwest Company, made his way across the Rockies and came down what is known now as the Fraser River to the Columbia. The next to come along was David Thompson, who was also employed by the Northwest Company. He too crossed the Rockies and made his way to the Pacific Ocean by way of the Columbia River. He reached the ocean in 1811 and found an American fur-trading company. This was the Pacific Fur Trading Company.
In May of 1804, the Corps of Discovery set out on a two year trip to embark on a once in a life exploration. To take on the first harsh winter, a fort was built in present day Bismarck, North Dakota. “At this time Sacagawea, a Shoshone women, joined the expedition as a guide and translator. In 1805, the group followed the Missouri westward to its headwaters and then crossed the Rocky Mountains and proceeded along the Salmon, Snake, and Columbia rivers to the Pacific Ocean” (Houghton 653). The Corps of Discovery had found what they were looking for on November 7, 1805, th... ... middle of paper ... ...was not as fortunate.
Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone National Park is one of the largest and oldest national parks in American history. Yellowstone was the first park to be protected by private investment on March 1, 1872, and the first to be put under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service in 1918, no doubt due to its unique and inspiring landscape and geothermal features. In fact, Yellowstone National Park is home to half of the world’s total hydrothermal features. These awesome attractions draw an incredible amount of visitors, an average of two to three million each year, to Yellowstone’s immense landscape. The park has a total size of 28,125 square miles, is found in three distinct states, and is considered to be one of the largest intact temperate zone ecosystems in the world today (Yellowstone National Park Official Homepage).
The next diplomatic settlement was a disagreement over the boundaries of the Oregon Territory, known as the Fifty-Four Forty or Fight (United States History, Harcourt Education Company), was between the United States and Britain in 1818. They established a joint claim over the Oregon Territory ,but ended in the addition another quarter million square miles to the U.S nation. This rapid ex...