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  • Giants in the Earth: A Saga of the Prairie

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    Giants in the Earth 1) Per Hansa is a man best fit to be a pioneer. He is hard-working, honest, thoughtful, caring, and many other things that help him to get ahead in life on the prairie. Just by the way that he goes about everything with such joy, one can see that his body has been programmed to live on the Great Plains. He takes pleasure in doing his chores and daily work on the farm because he knows that it will cause him to prosper further on in life. He treats his kids and wife with respect

  • The Impact of the Great Depression on the Prairie Provinces

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    During the Great Depression of the 1930's, Canada's Prairie provinces suffered more than any other area in Canada. This time frame brought for the farmers many years of droughts and grasshopper plagues, as each year got worse without any rainfall whatsoever. The impact of the Great Depression on the Prairie provinces was devastating and it's impact on the region was social, political and economical. During this period unemployment reached high levels, prices of products were falling and purchasing

  • Prairie Dogs: A Modern Day Plague

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    Prairie Dogs ? A Modern Day Plague Almost Every Morning on the plains of eastern Colorado, rancher Ken Holmes squints through a riflescope and sights in on a fat, little prairie dog. At the blink of an eye, he pulls the trigger and a hollow-tipped slug erupts from the barrel. Two hundred yards later, the slug explodes in the prairie dog scattering its ravaged flesh across the plains. Some people say that this is a horrible act, but for ranchers like Ken Holmes, it's away

  • Comparing Flatland and Little House on the Prairie

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    Flatland and Little House on the Prairie Simplicity clashes with stress. Living with the bare necessities, the working class families keep themselves happy. The husband works while the wife cooks the meals and takes care of the children. No desire for excessive amounts of m oney exists, just a desire for a strong bond within the family. Upper-class families or families striving for success invite stress into their lives. Too much stress from greedy desires of power creates tension in homes

  • Canadian Prairie Skit

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    Maria: The term Prairie refers to a large open area of grassland. Genuine prairies are usually found in the southern part of Alberta and Saskatchewan. Abby: It may also refer to farmlands located in the same two provinces including Manitoba. Provinces / Territories Abby: The major cities Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Regina and Saskatoon are mostly in the prairie eco zones. Maria: As of 2011 the population of Edmonton is 1,159,869; Calgary with 1,214,839; Winnipeg with 730,018; Regina

  • Narrative Style of Little House on The Prairie

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    Narrative Style of Little House on The Prairie When you first start reading Little House on the Prairie you notice it is told through the eyes of a little girl named Laura. Her point of view is very realistic and captivating. She pays very close attention to the details of the day to day living and the events that are happening around her. She also notices how the prairie looks and what the weather is like each day. With her descriptions you can picture everything in your mind clearly, and

  • Comparing Roosevelt's New Deal and Laura Ingalls Wilder Little House on the Prairie

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    Roosevelt's New Deal and Laura Ingalls Wilder Little House on the Prairie Books Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote many books during her time. She is best known for her Little House on the Prairie books, which were written in the 1930's during the great depression. I will contrast Roosevelt's New Deal with Laura Ingalls Wilder Little House on the Prairie books. The comparison between these two is the fact of how the Little House on the Prairie books did not depend on the government and Roosevelt's New Deal

  • Comparing Little House on the Prairie and Sarah Plain and Tall

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    Comparing Little House on the Prairie, written by Laura Ingalls Wilder, and Sarah Plain and Tall, Written by Patricia MacLachlan Little House on the Prairie, written by Laura Ingalls Wilder, bears some resemblance to Sarah Plain and Tall, written by Patricia MacLachlan. Within both of the texts one can find two families that are adjusting to life out on the Prairie. Even though the books are written some fifty years apart they still portray the aspects of living on the prairies in the Midwest

  • Little House On The Prairie Themes

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    central themes of the prairie and westwards migration in Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on the Prairie is presented through the perspective of a young girl, Laura, as she navigates her way through the unknown dangers of the environment. This perspective is illuminated through Laura’s vision of the prairie as a mythical and mysterious place where she must abandon the comforts she has always known to adapt to the demands of prairie life. As she uncovers the enigmatic prairie and westward migration

  • The Banning Of Little House On The Prairie

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    Banning of Little House on the Prairie" Objections to Little House on the Prairie arose in the mid 1990's. Until then, the book, as well as the rest of the series, was highly praised for children of all ages. In fact, Laura was such a highly praised author that a book award was named in her honor, The Laura Ingalls Wilder Award. It was established in 1954 by the American Library Association and was first presented to Mrs. Wilder herself for the Little House on the Prairie series. It is now presented

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