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Controversial Essay : ' Controversial Canal '

- Controversial Canal After the removal of the former King of Egypt for his corruption, Nasser emerged as the new President of Egypt in 1954 (House, n.d.). President Nasser was a very influential charismatic, energetic, leader taking a nationalistic point of view. Nasser goals were to establish Egypt as a sovereign nation free from the British colonial authority that remained in the country. To accomplish his vision of becoming an independent state, Nasser planned to build a dam called the Aswan High Dam....   [tags: Egypt, Nile, Suez Canal, Gamal Abdel Nasser]

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Love Canal

- Love Canal When one thinks about an environmental disaster, the image of a large explosion in a highly industrial area comes to mind. Such is not the case in the Love Canal emergency. Unlike most environmental disasters, the events of Niagara Falls's Love Canal weren't characterized by a known and uncontrollable moment of impact. It developed over a period of several decades, since the effects of leaching chemicals is uncertain and slow in development and the visual effects are very limited. This disaster could have been identified earlier or later for as far as the rest of the world was concerned there was no emergency until the authorities made it public....   [tags: History Love Canal Research Papers]

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The Erie Canal

- In The Artificial River, Carol Sheriff describes how when the digging of the Erie Canal began on July 4, 1817, no one would have been able to predict that the canal would even be considered a paradox of progress. One of the major contradictions of progress was whether or not triumphing art over nature was even considered progress. People were not sure during the nineteenth century if changing the environment for industrialization was necessarily a good thing. Another contradiction to progress that resulted from the Erie Canal was when people started holding the state government responsible for all their financial misfortunes....   [tags: American History]

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The Erie Canal

- The Erie Canal is a waterway in New York that runs 363 miles from Albany, New York, on the Hudson River to Buffalo, New York, at Lake Erie, completing a navigable water route from the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes. The canal contains 36 locks which allows a boat to go from one level of a water to another level lower by raising the water level in one section which lets the boat move from one lock to the next. By doing this, the Erie Canal makes a once non-accessible waterway a common mean of transportation for both goods and people....   [tags: Transportation]

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Canal of Gumption

- American ingenuity has always carried a worldwide legacy. Contributing to our ingenuity is the pride we have in our work, the dedication with which we pursue it, the discipline we have in our efforts and the quality of our work. Seen throughout history, all these factors certainly were manifest in the building of the Panama Canal. While recognized as a testament to the will of Theodore Roosevelt, it is actually a testament to the will of America. The unknown story of the Panama goes far beyond the actual construction of the canal....   [tags: U.S. History ]

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The Importance of the Panama Canal

- The Panama Canal During the construction of the Panama Canal, tens of thousands of workers worked, sacrificed, and died for the cause. The building of the canal was crucial for the American and European countries. With technological advances of the late 19th century and increased pressure from the industrial powerhouses of Europe and the United States, the decision to begin construction was taken (Source 2). The Panama Canal, considered as one of the greatest achievements in history, was an international waterway that allowed ships to pass between the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean (Source 3)....   [tags: Commercial Value, US Power]

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The Erie Canal and Western Development

- The Erie Canal and Western Development To what extent did the construction and use of the Erie Canal impact the amount of western settlement and expansion in the United States. A. Plan of the Investigation: The focus of the investigation is to what extent did the construction and use of the Erie Canal impact the amount of western settlement and expansion in the United States. The study will analyze how economic opportunities that began in 1825 with the completion of the Erie Canal, affected the westward immigration of settlers....   [tags: western settlement, expansion of the US]

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Anatomy of the Rectum and Anal Canal

- ... Lymphatic vessels from the inferior rectum drain to the sacral lymph nodes and then into the internal iliac lymph nodes1. Sympathetic innervation of the rectum arises from the lumbar spinal cord segments via the hypogastric plexuses and the peri-arterial plexus of the superior rectal artery1. Parasympathetic and visceral afferent fibers to the rectum include the middle sacral spinal cord segments and ganglia1. Anal canal The anal canal is the terminal part of the colon1. It extends from the superior aspect of the pelvic diaphragm to the anus1....   [tags: anorectal junction, anorectal line ]

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El Dorado: The Nicaragua Canal

- Trade routes have unsurprisingly played a major factor in the world’s economy and history: thanks to them we found out that the world was round, for example. What’s more, this discovery resulted from an accidental encountering with the Americas, en route from Europe to Asia. While the New World became the destination for major exchanges for centuries subsequently, new trading routes to Asia were still being searched. Eventually, finding a route that could connect the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean was imperative, especially during the time of the gold rush, when many people wished to get to California....   [tags: alternative commercial routes]

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Chesapeake and Ohio Canal

- Introduction The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal was chartered in 1825 (Chesapeake). The canal runs from Georgetown all the way to the Ohio River in Pennsylvania. It is known as one of the best canals ever built. Eventually the canal was taken over by the government and declared as a national monument by President Eisenhower (Chesapeake). The C&O canal is in Georgetown, Virginia. It is parallel to the Chesapeake River. Georgetown is a little town in the city of Washington D.C. This part of Virginia is always very busy....   [tags: Engineering ]

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The Expansion Of The Railroad Canal

- According to American Historian Eric Foner, the Market Revolution was “a series of innovations in transportation and communication” (Foner 320). During this time, there was an increase in railroads, the Erie Canal was completed to provide more transportation, the telegraph was created to provide communication, and there was an increase in Western expansion. Along with the expansion westward, there was the rise in the Cotton Kingdom and factory work. In the 1820’s, a group called the Boston Associates gave birth to a Massachusetts factory town named Lowell in 1836....   [tags: Andrew Jackson, United States]

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Building the Panama Canal

- Known as one of the greatest engineering feats in all of history, the Panama Canal is an essential asset for international trade and travel today, uniting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans across the Central American Isthmus in Panama, Colombia. Its construction required the perseverance, innovation, time and money of at first, France and of second, America. Construction began with Frenchman, Ferdinand de Lesseps at the helm of the project in the early 1880’s; however, dreams of a Central American canal were had as early as the 1500’s with the Spanish and Christopher Columbus....   [tags: World History ]

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Love Canal: Environmental Disaster

- A beautiful city, Niagara Falls in the state of New York, ruined by careless decisions of the city of Niagara Falls and The Hooker Chemical Company. Families suffered and died from several of diseases cause by toxic waste that was place underground near homes and schools. A mother, Louis Gibbs who lived near the Love Canal said, “ When I brought this American dream home my son was one and very healthy. Then he started to get very ill and experiences some liver problems, asthma, and then epilepsy....   [tags: Environment, Environmental ]

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Love Canal

- Love Canal is a controversial environmental tragedy. Although, Love Canal is not as big as the recent Freedom Industry spill in West Virginia or China’s toxic air pollution, the Love Canal even continues to be debated because more and more information about its causes and harms is revealed each decade since 1953. The case of Love Canal is interesting, because toxic dumping wasn’t illegal at that time, yet created a conflict between the public and the law, and examines the justice in the society....   [tags: toxic chemical, freedom industry, enviroment]

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Root Canal

- The Endodontics procedures of a Therapy Root Canal Dreyonna Carroll Anthem Institute The endodontics procedures of rotary canal therapy or root canal is a procedure that is performed by a specialized general dentist, and or a endodontist. The patient develops consistent ,severe pain, discoloration, or sensitivity from food and even to touch in , or around a certain area of a tooth, and is diagnosed by a specialist to receive rotary therapy. This is if the tooth can be saved, meaning it is not to harsh of damage or decay in the root, it will then be prepared....   [tags: Health, Edodontics]

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The Suez Canal: The Past, Present and Future

- The Suez Canal was one of the first artificial canals built in the world used for trade and travel. This essay will show us about the history, the canal today and the future plans. The construction of the canal dates back to 1854, when the Egyptian viceroy Said Pasha was persuaded by a French diplomat and an engineer, Ferdinand de Lesseps, to support the building of a canal. The idea was to build a canal through 100 miles of desert in Egypt connecting the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. A Few years later, in 1858 a new company was formed known as the Universal Suez Ship Canal Company owned by both Egyptians and French....   [tags: construction, building, transportation]

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The Erie Canal: An Economic Game Changer

- The Erie Canal was an economic game changer for many of the states that the canal passed through. Enhancing technology, communication, medicine, etc. was all-important, but there was still another side that not all people would look at or even care for. The workers who put in hard hours day after day would suffer on a regular basis from diseases, exhaustion, poor living conditions and much more. Those who were in a better financial position were not affected by this and could pass it off like nothing happened....   [tags: New York state landmarks]

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Root Canal Treatment

- The inferior alveolar nerve block is the most frequently used injection technique for achieving local anesthesia in root canal treatment of mandibular teeth. During root canal treatment, profound pulpal anesthesia must be achieved for both patient benefit and making the procedure less stressful for the dentist. The inferior alveolar nerve block has been shown to fail in 44% to 81% of the time (1). This failure could be attributed to several reasons, like anatomical variation of the nerve, decreased local pH, activation of nociceptors like tetrodotoxin, capsaicin-sensitive, transient receptor potential vanilloid type 1 channels (TRPV1 ) MEDIATORS OF PULP INFLAMMATION Inflammatory changes wit...   [tags: anesthesia, patient, procedure, dentist, nerve]

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Discharge Measurement For Papago Park Canal

- To perform module 2 discharge measurement for Papago park canal, a standard Six-Tenths-depth method was used to determine the wadeable stream discharge with the use of pygmy current meters. The pygmy was chosen since the depth of the canal was one foot or less. The pygmy meter was then taken away from its case and unlocked its wheel cups rotation and the transit book had been checked for critical notes. The assembly of the pygmy meter, wading rod, and the headset was performed (a flat screwdriver was used to fasten the pygmy with rod), upon connecting headset wiring with pygmy meter, the headset was tested and batteries were checked....   [tags: Measurement, Ruler, Tape measure, Velocity]

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The Presidential Election Of President And The Suez Canal

- Political campaign ads have played a very important role in presidential elections since the television was invented. They allowed for the appearance of a candidate become a new factor of appeal. Not many people were fully informed about their government, let alone a presidential candidate. Televised campaign ads helped change that. Now, people are informed and persuaded through these ads, changing the way people once made their decisions about voting. Adlai Stevenson, the democratic candidate, ran against Dwight Eisenhower, the Republican incumbent, for the presidency in 1956....   [tags: President of the United States, Richard Nixon]

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The Panama Canal

- The Panama Canal 1. The panama canal  It is the canal across the Isthmus of Panama, in Central America, that allows vessels to travel between the Pacific and Atlantic oceans  The waterway measures 82 km (50 mi), including dredged approach channels at each end.  The Panama Canal handles a large volume of world shipping and enables vessels to avoid traveling around South America, reducing their voyages by thousands of miles and many days  Built by the United States from 1904 to 1914, the Panama Canal posed major engineering challenges  The canal consists of artificially created lakes, channels, and a series of locks, or water-filled chambers, that...   [tags: Papers]

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The Panama Canal

- The Panama Canal For centurys man has used water as way to get from one place to another very quickly. The Panama Canal is no exception. From around the start of the 16th century people have been trying to find a way to cut a canal across the Isthmus of Panama. Many misfortunes and deaths have been sacrificed to obtain this goal. Finally in 1914 the American had completed one of the greatest feats of all time the Panama Canal, cutting a many months journey to nine hours. The Panama Canal; The Shorter Trade Route....   [tags: Papers]

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The I&M Canal

- The I&M Canal "Didn't expect no town" -Early Chicago Settler Mark Beaubien The I&M Canal is universally considered the driving force behind the huge surge of growth that turned the tiny hamlet on the banks of Lake Michigan named Chicago, in to a huge metropolis and bustling center of trade. Ever since Joliet first crossed the portage between the Chicago river and the Des Plaines river in 1673, explorers, investors, politicians, and farmers alike all agreed that constructing a canal across the continental divide that separated the two largest water systems in the United States would not only create a continuous waterway between New York and New Orleans but more importantly, place Chicago o...   [tags: American America History]

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The Suez Canal

- The Suez Canal Count Ferdinand de Lesseps, a Frenchman had long dreamed of a canal that pierced the Isthmus. For most of his life, this was simply a dream. He had made a living for himself by holding political positions in Tunis, Egypt, Rotterdam, Malaga, and Barcelona; had been minister at Madrid, and, finally, at Rome. Something about Egypt had struck him in a way that never truly let go. After roughly twenty five years of service, the French government notified Lesseps that what he was doing in Rome was not being supported....   [tags: History Historical Essays]

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The Panama Canal

- The Panama Canal In 1902, Theodore Roosevelt had a dream of a dominant America in both major oceans, connected by an American canal. With his inspiration, construction began on what has been called the largest project of any kind ever undertaken. Now that it is complete, the Panama Canal makes the world a much smaller place for ocean-going vessels of all sizes. Ideas for a canal across Panama have been in the works ever since the time the isthmus was discovered. In 1513, Vasco Nuñez de Balboa crossed the 50-mile wide land bridge and claimed the water on the other side in the name of Spain....   [tags: History Historical Essays]

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The Suez Canal

- The Suez Canal was a construction of a canal to make routes shorter. More importantly the canal was a construction of many dreams, profits, and the unification of the West and the East. Lesseps and his companions began to embark on a journey with a great dream in mind. In his book Parting the Desert, Karabell not only shows the history of the construction of the Suez Canal and the unification of East and West, however also shows the destruction of many countries' hopes and dreams Lesseps main mission was to change the political landscapes of three continents through the building of the Suez Canal....   [tags: European History]

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The Geography of Panama and the Panama Canal

- The Geography of Panama and the Panama Canal The Panama Canal is one of the greatest works of engineering and modern achievements of mankind. An all-water passage through the continental divide of the Panama region had been suggested since early Spanish colonial times of the 16th century. Today a canal that was cut through the Isthmus of Panama is a reality. It's presence has greatly affected Panama in many ways, politically, economically, and socially. The Panama Canal is possibly one of the most well known man made geographic features ever....   [tags: Papers]

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The History of the Panama Canal

- The History of the Panama Canal The Panama Canal has been called the big ditch, the bridge between two continents, and the greatest shortcut in the world. When it was finally finished in 1914, the 51-mile waterway cut off over 7,900 miles of the distance between New York and San Francisco, and changed the face of the industrialized world ("Panama Canal"). This Canal is not the longest, the widest, the deepest, or the oldest canal in the world, but it is the only canal to connect two oceans, and still today is the greatest man-made waterway in the world ("Panama Canal Connects)....   [tags: American America History]

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The U.s. Interest in the Panama Canal

- Why do you think the United States (U.S.) became involved with Latin America. If you said, it was because we wanted something, you are right. Throughout history we have always wanted something from somebody and as customary, we get it. In the case of Latin America, we were in need of a more logical passage from coast to coast. The perfect solution was, the Panama Canal. We knew what we needed, so we did everything in our power to get it. President Roosevelt didn't care how it happened or at what cost as long as it was ours....   [tags: World History]

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Transfer of the Panama Canal

- Transfer of the Panama Canal Skepticism and controversy have surrounded the Panama Canal's recent turnover by the United States to Panama. The Panama Canal, completed in 1914, spans 51 miles across Panama from the Atlantic to the Pacific Oceans. Considered to be the biggest civil engineering project in history, the canal shortened the trip from San Francisco to New York by 8,000 miles. It is navigated by fourteen thousand ships a year, four percent of the world's maritime commerce. Although the United States picked up the $352 million price tag and it's very existence is credited to former President Teddy Roosevelt, Panama still considered the canal rightfully theirs....   [tags: Papers]

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Teddy Roosevelt and the Panama Canal

- Teddy Roosevelt and the Panama Canal Teddy Roosevelt was a man who liked to creat a stir wherever he went. He loved mingling with people to boost his own self-image.He loved to impress people with his cowboyism, his collection of guns, and his pintsize spectacles.Also, Roosevelt was a direct-actionist.He wanted to keep the country moving foward and preserve his public image at the same time. He wanted to display to his supporters that he could lead the country and be a jovial person simulataneously....   [tags: Papers]

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Politics of the Panama Canal

- Politics of the Panama Canal During the Spanish-American War the warship Oregon was summoned from the West Coast. The trip took two months to travel 14,000 miles around Cape Horn to the Atlantic. (The American Journey 741) How was the United States supposed to defend it shores if it took ships that long to get between them. The United State had to build a canal through Central America; national security depended on it. The Politics of the Panama Canal are confusing. This confusion includes the building, the economics and the operation of this facility....   [tags: Papers]

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Canada’s Role in the Suez Canal Crisis

- As the world goes to show you, there is and always will be hostility, violence, and disputes amongst people and nations. To be able to create peace in the world and to prevent war from breaking out, peace keeping missions are to be carried out and good relations are upheld with other countries. The Suez Canal Crisis was and urgent matter which arose in the 1950’s in which Canada established a key role in resolving and negotiating. Lester B. Pearson prevented any hasty actions from being made by the UN and other countries, Canada played a major role in both creating and contributing to making the United Nations Emergency Force, Canadians worked hard to restore Egypt to its former glory afte...   [tags: United Nations Emergency Force]

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The Invention Of The Steamboat, Canal, Railroad, Railways, And Telegraph

- Around the year 1800, there are some significant political, economic, and social changes. These changes affected Americans significantly. Americans in nineteenth century described that freedom is the most important character of their country. Freedom was connected with economic and democracy but it is also influenced by the slavary system. In the first half of the nineteenth century, the Market Revolution was famous in America. It was an economic revolution marked by industrialization, improvements in transportation, and expansion....   [tags: United States, Slavery in the United States]

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Poetry Review of Canal 1977

- Poetry Review of Canal 1977 Canal 1977 is written roughly fifteen years after 1977. The poem is set in a lady's perspective as she talks about certain places in her life. We can tell that she is clearly jealous. It is because of this that I am going to be talking about how the writer tries to put us, the readers, in her position. In the first stanza, she starts of by saying 'I remember this place' which tells us that she is going to talk about one or two places. She goes on to describe this place, she says '…the pocky stonework' which is telling us that she is talking about a structure or piece of art of some sort....   [tags: Papers]

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Canal Building before 1840

- Canal Building before 1840: Essay Throughout history, there has been a need for better mode of transportation in order to keep up with economical growth. Canals have been around since the Ancient Roman Civilizations and still exist today. Canals have been so important because they allow people to travel from one place to another and back by way of water. They require very little energy and maintenance but help trade flow more efficiently. This can be proved by observing the United States economy in the early 19th century....   [tags: essays papers]

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Neonatal Infection And The Birth Canal During Delivery ( Intrapartum )

- Neonatal infection can be acquired • In utero transplacentally or through ruptured membranes • In the birth canal during delivery (intrapartum) • From external sources after birth (postpartum) In utero infection, which can occur any time before birth, results from overt or subclinical maternal infection. Consequences depend on the agent and timing of infection in gestation and include spontaneous abortion, intrauterine growth restriction, premature birth, stillbirth, congenital malformation (eg, rubella), and symptomatic (eg, cytomegalovirus [CMV], toxoplasmosis, syphilis) or asymptomatic (eg, CMV) neonatal infection....   [tags: Childbirth, Pregnancy, Streptococcus, Infant]

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Building the Panama Canal

- Since the start of Teddy Roosevelt's presidency, he wanted to imperialize the United States. He believed that building a canal in Latin America would be a good way to imperialize. It would connect the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans and would be much quicker and more efficient than having to go around the bottom tip of South America in the Tierra del Fuego. Roosevelt was determined to build this canal and would keep pushing for it until he got his way. He faced many obstacles, but his determination enabled him to overcome them....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Panama Canal

- Panama Canal How did we, humans, accomplish these great tasks. Such deeds are the Great Wall of China and the pyramids of Egypt. But one of these magnificent accomplishments is more significant than others: the Panama Canal. Encouraged by the French, the US built a vital link for the entire world. Despite previous failures by preceding organizations, the US was able to survive. This structure remains today as one of the greatest engineering marvels of the modern world. The Canal goes as far back as the 16th century after Europeans realizing the riches of South America and Asia....   [tags: American America History]

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Panama Canal

- In 1885, due to the tremendous problems encountered in trying to excavate a sea-level canal, the plan was changed to include a single, temporary lock and other adjustments in order to speed up the availability of the canal for traffic. Still, it was of no use : in 1889, Lesseps' company was liquidated in order to pay back investors and banks from which the company had borrowed. The appraisal of the company's belongings - including equipment, maps, and the value of the land already excavated - was very high, and in 1894, a new company, the Compagnie Nouvelle du Canal de Panama, was created in France to attempt to finish the canal....   [tags: American History]

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Love Canal

- The Love Canal is located near Niagara Falls in upstate New York. The Canal was constructed as a waterway during the nineteenth century, but was abandoned shortly afterwards. The Love Canal story is essentially the story of the thousands of families who lived unknowingly amongst an abandoned toxic chemical waste dump. It wasn’t the first time in U.S history where this has happened, nor was it the worst, but it did grab the public’s attention. In the 1930’s before the Love Canal area was turned into neighborhoods, the Hooker Chemical Company purchased the area and used it as a burial site for 20,000 metric tons of chemicals....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Love Canal

- Love Canal There are some important legal aspects to the Love Canal case. Many civil actions or torts were brought against Hooker/Occidental during and after the Love Canal incident. By nineteen-eighty, Occidental faced over two billion dollars in lawsuits mainly from Love Canal but also from violations in other parts of the country. Assets would be sold off and all the people would only get a little bit of money and the government would be stuck with the cleanup. This two billion dollar figure includes all the punitive damage cases brought about by individuals as well as the lawsuits filed by the federal, state, and city officials....   [tags: Papers]

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Panama Canal Essay

- Panama Canal Essay The canal was the best thing that ever happened to Panama. The Panama Canal was started under President Roosevelt and completed by his successor, William Howard Taft. The canal was built across an isthmus, a narrow body of land that connects two larger land areas, which connects North and South America. In some places in Panama the isthmus is only 50 miles across. The French started the canal in the late 1800’s. They had just built the then famous Suez Canal with relative ease....   [tags: essays papers]

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Suez Canal

- Suez Canal When Gamal Abdel Nasser overthrew King Farouk of Egypt in 1954, he dreamed of uniting the Arab countries of the world under his rule. Additionally, he sought to bring industrialization and economic modernization to Egypt. The cornerstone of his plan was the construction of the Aswan High Dam. The dam would provide Nasser with a source of hydroelectric power, a means of irrigation, and most of all a source of national pride and recognition. Originally, The United States in cooperation with Great Britain and the World Bank agreed to help finance the construction of the $1.3 billion dam....   [tags: Papers]

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Illinois Michigan Canal is Responsible for Chicago's Size

- "Didn't expect no town" -Early Chicago Settler Mark Beaubien The I & M Canal is universally considered the driving force behind the huge surge of growth that turned the tiny settlement on the banks of Lake Michigan named Chicago, in to a huge metropolis and bustling center of trade. Ever since Joliet first crossed the portage between the Chicago River and the Des Plaines River in 1673, explorers, investors, politicians, and farmers alike all agreed that constructing a canal across the continental divide could benefit them greatly....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Overview of the Republic of Panama

- Beautiful Panama Panama is a country full of beauty with a vibrant culture. In Panama there are a lot of things to see, do, and eat. Panama’s is official name is the Republic of Panama. The capital of Panama is Panama City. This country is located in the in the southernmost part of Central America. It is bordered by Costa Rica to the west and Colombia to the southeast. It also has the Caribbean to north and the Pacific Ocean to the south. Panama is one of the countries that were explored and settled on by the Spanish in the 16th century....   [tags: spanish colonization, panama canal]

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Anatomy: The Gastrointestinal Tract

- ... Doe to enjoy this disgustingly juicy burger. Taste buds are located near the back of the tongue but if you would like me to get technical with words, they are located at the posterior lateral area of the tongue. I can make a bet that some of you never knew that our tongue helps in the chewing, swallowing and ingestion of food while also helping clean our teeth. I know. Very weird right. Momentarily, we will begin accelerating downwards to the alimentary canal colliding in to various juices which actually contain enzymes....   [tags: alimentary canal, unhealthy food]

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The 1956 Suez Crisis in Terms of U.S Involvement

- In 1956, the United States, led by President Dwight Eisenhower, became self-enveloped in the Suez Canal Crisis involving Israel, Egypt, France, and Great Britain. The United States involvement in the Suez Canal Crisis not only resulted in an Egyptian and Soviet victory, but it also revealed that the United States was capable of gambling in order to gain alliance with Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser as a gateway into the Middle East. America, left utterly dismayed by its allies who planned an endeavor that neglected the country, became involved in the Suez Crisis to confirm its position as the super power in the Middle East....   [tags: suez canal, ferdinand lesseps, the risk]

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The Global Trade Performance Has Been Disappointing

- The global trade performance has been disappointing from 2008 to 2016. This disappoint of trade came about around the end of 2008 when the United States hit a low point in the economy, which began a short/moderate recession. Other than the 2010 post-recession rebound where global trade rose to about 10-15 percent, global trade has been subdued in recent years. According to (Constantinescu, 2015), “the average global trade annual growth rate between 2012 and 2014 was about 3.4”. This annual growth rate is below the pre-boom average growth rate by about 7 percent....   [tags: Containerization, Cargo, Ship, Panama Canal]

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Panama Foreign Policy

- ... Panama has this strong influence in China due to the Canal and its international position. The Canal provides them a soft power over the big emerging country. China does not want to have tensions with the Panamanian government, as many of their vessels use the Canal. On the other hand, China announce this year 2013 that it would pay for a canal built on Nicaragua with double the side for vessels to go through. If they are able to succeed in the building, within a decade or two, Panama might not have the power to simply recognize both Taiwan and China at the same time without affecting its relationship (Mendelson, 2008)....   [tags: power, canal, democracy, diplomacy]

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Human Population Sustainability and Environmental Disasters

- The human population has exploded in the last 500 years. Technologies and infrastructure that have taken the world out of the Stone Age have progressed to the point where the average life span has increased by over fifty years. This explosion of growth has contributed heavily on the environment in which all humans live in. Because of the increasing amount of population and a need for continuing growth in infrastructure there will be a higher rise in environmental disasters. When these disasters affect an entire population center sometimes they cannot be contained which leads to areas such as superfund sites and brownfields....   [tags: technology, stone age, love canal]

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Britain 's First Trading Nation Of The World

- Britain had an empire entrenched on commerce, sea power and naval supremacy and had developed herself as the first trading nation of the world. Britain’s colonial empire began with the global maritime explorations of Portugal and Spain in the 15th century. Britain used its naval power to rule the seas and by the late 19th century, had gained control of territories on every continent which included more than a quarter of the world’s population. Scottish writer John Wilson devised the axiom “The sun never sets on the British Empire” due to it being daytime in at least one of her colonies at some point of the day....   [tags: British Empire, Imperialism, Suez Canal]

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Panamanian Americans Living in the United States

- This research paper involves Panamanian/Panamanian Americans living in the United States of America and the ethics problem they face when they immigrate to America. The purpose of this research paper is to find out what does this mean to Panamanian society “American is the land of opportunity, with each opportunity regardless of social class or circumstances of birth all men are created equal.” During this research, thirty Panamanians were interviewed to ask what their purpose of coming to America, and what does the American Dream means to them....   [tags: immigrants, panama canal, american dream]

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The American Revolution Change The Landscape

- In general, the American’s businesses started expanding between 1820 and 1840 from farming communities into mill towns. For the most part, farming was the main resource for Lowell, Massachusetts which was passed down from generations to generations. However, the American economy experienced the beginning of industrial revolution (Brinkley, 2014, p. 246). This industrial revolution transformed in all counties, states and countries. The increase in population was key figure in the industrial revolution as new migrants started to arriving with new technologies, different skills sets, and different cultures....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, United States, Canal]

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The British Visions Of Empire

- Until recent history, world history has been a history of empires. From the Mongols to the Ottomans, empires have always sought to push their physical boundaries, yet none have achieved the success of the British. With colonies in the Americas, Africa, and Australia, 19th century Britons were able to claim that the sun never set on their empire. This far-reaching and wide-encompassing empire allowed the British to establish a global movement of people, goods, capital, and ideas. This global movement not only asserted Britain’s financial dominance, but it also enabled the British to project their western ideology on to the rest of the world....   [tags: British Empire, Imperialism, Suez Canal]

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Imperialism During The Twentieth Century

- Imperialism in Egypt Mileishka Irizarry Ortiz Goodwin College Imperialism in Egypt During the late nineteenth and early twentieth-centuries, the imperialism powers created the age of New Imperialism in the effort to “civilize and educate” the countries that were conquered with the believe that this was a legitimate reason to take over them. In the effort to civilize the countries some rationalized that they could convert natives of the imperialistic conquered nations to "spread the Gospel." This was all merely an excuse so that the imperialism powers could conquer native countries and exploit their natural resources that they needed for their new industrial societies and open trading rou...   [tags: British Empire, Colonialism, Suez Canal]

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Kitten and Puppy: What´s Atresia Ani

- 1. Introduction: Atresia ani is a congenital defect of anorectum that can affect kitten and puppy. Affected animals will have abnormal routing of feces or anal canal closure (Bright & Bauer, 1994). It is uncommon to found atresia ani case in small animals and the true incidence of atresia ani cases cannot be determined as most of the affected newborn kittens or puppies will be euthanized due to the hypothesis that surgical repair for atresia ani is usually unsuccessful (Prassinos et al.,. 2003; Mahler & Williams, 2005;Viana & Tobias, 2005)....   [tags: veterinary science, animals, anal canal]

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Art History Review on Monet´s The Grand Canal, Venice 1908

- Monet's use of color along with use of intricate brush strokes and composition is outstanding. The vast variations of brush strokes and color placement techniques are what make his work so unique and individual. Grand Canal, Venice, 1908 is a prime example of Monet's talents in these areas. The structure of the painting is very loose. There are few hard lines in the composition that represents solid structure. The curves in conjunction with the shades of color as well as light usage give the piece a mirage-like effect....   [tags: essays research papers]

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History of the Egypt Revolution

- Egypt's importance to the British rose phenomenally after the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869. The sailing times from London to Bombay were dramatically cut and British maps and ideas of the world had to be drastically altered. During the first 13 years of the Canal’s operation, the freight that travelled through the canal each year increased from just under a 0.5 million to more than 5 million tons, more than 80% of it travelling in British ships. By 1869, the Egyptian economy had benefited from years of investment (much of it British and French) in irrigation, railway and cotton plantations....   [tags: suez canal, egyptian army, ottoman empire]

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The Military Control Of The Country 's Economy

- PBS ARTICLE This is an online article from the PBS website. The article goes in-depth to talk about how the military in Egypt control about 30% of the country’s economy. The military in Egypt hold executive power. According to other retired military staff and most analysts, the military is not going to give up its executive power easily because the country continues to grow stronger economically. Egypt’s military control 30% of the country’s $180 billion economy that is $60 billion....   [tags: Egypt, Middle East, Cairo, Suez Canal]

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The British Empire : A Neutral Point Of View Professor Jim Jones

- The term power is defined in the Oxford dictionary as capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events. We can certainly say that this is one of the traits the British Empire definitely had. Egypt was controlled by the British Empire in 1882 and gradually progressed onward. This historiography paper will examine two historians’ theories from a neutral point of view Professor Jim Jones from West Chester University and Marxist- Leninist point of view from an Arabian Soviet Union Historian specialist Vladimir Borisovich Lutsky on the topic British Empire gradually controlling Egypt....   [tags: Egypt, British Empire, Suez Canal, Russian Empire]

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The World 's Oldest Rocks Underneath The Plateaus

- Africa is the world’s poorest continent, affected by the internal armed conflicts in 42 countries. Africa has the world’s oldest rocks underneath the plateaus. In eastern Africa, plateau surface raised where the top is cracked causing crustal rocks to fall forming rift valleys. Rift valleys is a deep valley caused by the rocks of Earth’s crust arching and cracking to let down a section of crust to form the valley form. Rift valley usually have deep lakes. These old rocks contains mineral resources which got Europe interest....   [tags: Africa, South Africa, World Bank, Suez Canal]

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Confocal Microscopy Lab

- Confocal Microscopy Lab Confocal microscopy uses a laser that produces excitation light. This laser light reflects off of a dichroic mirror and then the laser light hits two mirrors that are mounted on motors. The mirrors then scan the laser light across the sample. Dye that is found in the sample then fluoresces (Weeks, 2003). Filamin was labeled with a red fluorescent label rhodamine (TRITC) and actin was labeled with the green fluorescent label fluoroscein (FITC) which was conjugated to the actin-binding fungal toxin phalloidin....   [tags: Ovarian Ring Canal Medical Technology Essays]

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Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressive Era

- Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in the early 1900s. The turn of the century left Americans feeling more optimistic about life (Woog 4). People were honest and kind (Woog 5). The 1900s can be remembered as a happy time, but also a time of hardship for some Americans (Woog 5). Theodore Roosevelt, President 1901-1910, guided America in a way in which he created laws to help the social and economic problems of the time as well as improving politics by being a strong leader and recognizing the true needs of the country....   [tags: the Panama Canal, National Parks]

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New Measurements And Its Effects On The Environment

- By listening the video, In Portland, IBM has made a model that permits city pioneers to impersonate the effects of changers to different utilities. They gathered ten years of information and constructed a model that backings the improvement of new measurements and recognizes drivers of progress for the city 's vital plan. Using this information, Portland city authorities want to accomplish a 40 percent lessening in carbon discharges by 2030 and a 80 percent by 2050. Dubuque, Iowa, a city of 60,000, propelled a citywide Manageable Dubuque activity in 2006 as grassroots to make the group more manageable and to make a replicable model for little urban areas....   [tags: City, Urban area, Grid computing, Portland Canal]

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Biography of Peter L. Bernstein

- Peter L. Bernstein was a teacher, economist, and a historian who grew to be one of America’s best known writers in promoting his perceptive of economics to the public. Bernstein graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with a degree in economics. He was the author of ten books in economics and finance in addition to numerous articles in professional journals. Including his bestseller Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk. His other books include A Primer on Money, Banking, and Gold and The Price of Prosperity....   [tags: writer, economy, history]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Wedding Of The Waters '

- The adventurous but interesting story of how the United States of America became a global power in the world economy can be traced to the ingenuity of a small group of men, who defied all odds to construct a link between the Atlantic Ocean and the great Lakes - the “Erie Canal”, constructed in the eighteenth century America, was a 363 miles artificial waterway that connected the eastern seaboard with New York through Albany. In the book “the Wedding of the Waters” Peter Bernstein clinically depicts the story of how the Erie Canal shaped the economy of America, strengthened the Industrial Revolution, and actuated globalization....   [tags: United States, Thomas Jefferson, Washington, D.C.]

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Analysis of Industrial Revolution

- Analysis of Industrial Revolution After the Industrial Revolution people needed to transport fragile and heavy industrial goods cheaply such as spirits, wines, coal and iron ore. These items couldn’t be transported on roads because they were too heavy or fragile. Roads at this time weren’t very good. Transporting goods over roads were very expensive. Canals were necessary for the industrial revolution....   [tags: Papers]

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Informative Essay About The Environmentalist

- Some environmentalist may find it hard to identify the exact moment in their life when they realized they cared about something bigger and not so self-centered and it was right in front of them – the earth and its wonderful inhabitants. I, fortunately, do not fall into that category and by a series of fortuitous events—I unintentionally became an environmentalist. It was the summer of 1978, in a little patch of undeveloped land adjacent to a series of canals in Indian Harbor Beach, Florida—my hometown....   [tags: Hazardous waste, Superfund, Pollution, Toxic waste]

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Anatomy and Disorder of the Outer Ear

- Hearing is not essential for all communication, but that is not to say that it isn’t important. When infants hear those in their social environment speaking, they are able to pick up on a variety of sounds that they can’t quite grasp the meaning of yet. The structures of the ear help them collect these sounds that they hear from their family or peers and make connections, eventually developing a sense of the various aspects of speech and language. The outer ear, including the pinna and the external auditory meatus, are essential in collecting and transferring sound to the rest of the aural cavities....   [tags: Hearing, Communication, Social Environment]

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Water Transportation in the Jacksonian Era

- Water Transportation in the Jacksonian Era Water travel assisted heavily with transportation of goods and people from the American north-east to the west, which would eventually create a separation from the south. Before any canals were even built, there was a great demand for better transportation to and from the west. During this time of exploration, something was necessary in order for settlement to progress. After the canals were built, people living in to north grew exceedingly wealthy from the trading benefits of the canals....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Reversal of the Chicago River: Saving a City

- Sitting on the deck of the Seadog, a gaggle of tourists wait anxiously with ready cameras and tapping feet for the boat to start moving again. A tour guide’s explanation for the wait is a mere rambling speech that these tourists care little for, preferring to see the sights rather than hear the history of Chicago. What they are missing is the important fact of how they are where they are and the reason they are waiting at the boat lock. A reason that is crucial to not only Chicago’s history, but the history of many major civil engineering projects of the future....   [tags: human geography, toxic waste]

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Pre Term Labor And Premature Delivery

- The countdown has finally begun. You are anxiously waiting for your delivery date. In all the excitement, someone mentions some possible complications during labor and childbirth, sending shivers down your spine. Don’t worry, your doctor will be prepared for any these complications, if at all they arise. Read on to know more about the common complications during labor and childbirth. Pre-term Labor and Premature Delivery A full-term pregnancy means the baby is born anytime between week 38 and week 40 of your pregnancy....   [tags: Childbirth, Obstetrics, Pregnancy, Uterus]

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Defining Progress in Early America

- Defining Progress in America To progress by definition means: to develop to a more advanced stage, or to move forward. As historians look back on certain events and happenings that have shaped America over the course of time, one of the main questions they consider is whether or not that particular event fostered progress in America. During the 19th century, a young America saw huge advancements in mobility and trade. These advancements in mobility fueled an expansion of commercialism in free and enslaved people alike....   [tags: Papers]

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Biography of George Goethals

- George Goethals Born on June 29, 1858, in Brooklyn, New York, to the parents of two Dutch immigrants, George Washington Goethals would soon be one of the most eminent men in industrial history. He was an army officer that fought in Europe in World War One. George Goethals would be presented a great feat, the building of the Panama Canal. George Goethals is the engineer who supervised the building of the Panama Canal. An American engineer, and an army officer in World War One, George Goethals is one of the most undervalued men in American history....   [tags: Industrial History, Europe, World War I]

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Comparison between Panama and the United Arab Emirates

- ... Over the past year, the economy of Panama grew 10%, putting Panama as one of the fastest growing economies in the Latin American as well as in the world. I believe the reason for such significant economic growth in both countries is mainly due to import/export of goods through the waterways located by each country. United Arab Emirates had imports totaling 273.5 billion dollars and exports totaling 314 billion in 2012. Panama’s imported goods totaled 26.61 billion dollars and exported goods totaled 18.87 billion dollars in 2012....   [tags: economic growth and problems]

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John Frank Stevens: An American Civil Engineer

- John Frank Stevens John Frank Stevens was born April 25th, 1883 near West Gardiner, Maine. Stevens went to Maine State Normal School and later moved west due to a small economy in the local area. Stevens found a job at the Minneapolis city engineer's office. Here he gained a great amount of experience doing tasks in engineering, like building railroads, which helped him start his career as a civil engineer. Stevens became one of the best engineers due to his dedication. He was mostly self-taught which shows that he is one of the most intelligent engineers for what he did in his time....   [tags: Panama, Railroad, Russia]

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Spread of Buddhism in China

- It is believed that Buddhism spread to China through the Silk Road. When the Silk Road opened in the 2nd century BC, missionaries and pilgrims spread Buddhism to China. Chang Ch’ien was recorded to first bring Buddhism to China when he heard about India and Buddhist beliefs on his way back to China. In about the 1st century BC, a Buddhist community is said to have been living in China. But the most well-known story of the spreading of Buddhism is when Han emperor, Mingdi, had a dream about Buddha in 68 CE and sent Cai Yin, his official to learn more about it....   [tags: Chinese History]

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The Yom Kippur War

- Israeli preparation for war with Syria was less extensive than the Egyptian preparations, because the border was smaller (Approximately 80 miles vs. 40 miles) in comparison to the Egyptian-Israeli border. (See Figure 2. Israel - Syria Border). Israel built fortified Jewish settlements in the Golan. Anticipating Syriawould attack with armor, Israel made obstacles, tank traps, and minefields. Reinforced bunkers and tank placements were created. The battlefield plan was laid out with interlocking fields of fire to halt any Syrian advance....   [tags: Israel]

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Water in the San Joaquin Valley

- Behind Millerton Lake, lies an existing structure made up of concrete of 319 foot high, this dam is called the Friant Dam. In the San Joaquin Valley below the project's authority of Fresno, Madera, Kern, and Tulare; the water holds and deliver up to a million acres. In 1933 and throughout 1934, the state couldn't find enough contributors to buy revenues bonds to complete the project. Luckily, the River and Harbors Act of 1935 by the United States Congress came through and financed under the United State Army Corps of Engineers....   [tags: Friant Dam]

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