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    British lumberjacks set up settlements in the eventual Belize. The Spanish granted them the territory. When war broke out in Europe there was an attack which was repulsed. Over the next 20 years the British had grown into the assigned area and some unsettled areas of South America establishing the now existing Belize. The Spanish never had any rule over the territory. Up to 1859 the British continued to exercise exclusive jurisdiction over the settlement, further establishing administrative control

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    To say the things we do in life, defines who we are as a person, which is pretty cliché but undeniably true. So what does “Territories” mean for a young adult in general? From my perspective, it’s the things we see, hear and experience in our lifetime that provides a sense of realization that gives a change of your personality that builds your sense of character in life that could be positive or negative. For instance, growing up in a Los Angeles California, where your neighborhood was more like

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    Spencer Potrocky Ben Oakland Women in The Palestinian Territories: It is hard for many Americans to imagine that other countries are still fighting for equality for women. Other countries face discrimination against women, and women do not have many of the rights that Americans were born with. The Palestinian territories are an example of those countries. In this research paper, we will explore the history of the Palestinian territories. We will look at the rights of women and what struggles

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    April 1st, 1999 a new territory was created when new boundaries were drawn in Canada’s northern territory, the Northwest Territories. The Inuik people that lived in the Northwest Territories were the reason behind the motivation for the separation. After a long hard process, filled with agreements and disagreements, Nunavut was finally declared its own territory and was separated from the Northwest Territories. Nunavut, which in Inuktitut means “Our Land”, was the first significant change to the

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    Georgian Territory

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    Russia’s involvement in conflict settlement on the territory of Georgia had always been the most controversial, even before the events of August 2008. After breaking out in December 1990, the conflict in South Ossetia was ended in June 1992 by the signing of a ceasefire agreement in Dagomys. According to the agreement, Russia was to act as a guarantor of peace and security. In August 1992, there was a further escalation in another conflict on Georgian territory – in Abkhazia. According to experts, in the

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    The Louisiana Purchase

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    of democracy (LaFeber 179). In order to complete his vision the country needed more land. The Constitution did not authorize the acquisition of land, but it did provide for the making of treaties, so that Jefferson felt the acquisition of new territory was constitutional, with an amendment. He had mixed feelings about this issue and warned that American liberty would be threatened if the Constitution was distorted (LeFeber 181). He was not willing to loose the opportunity to expand the United States

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    Bleeding Kansas

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    bill proposed organizing the Nebraska territory, which also included an area that would become the state of Kansas. His bill was referred to the Committee of the Territories, which was chaired by Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois. Douglas had entered politics early and had advanced quickly; at 21 he was Illinois state's attorney, and by age 35 he was a U.S. Senator. He strongly endorsed the idea of popular sovereignty, which allowed the settlers in a territory to decide for themselves whether or not

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    unavailable, but it is estimated that there were between 300,000 and 1,000,000 Aborigines in Australia when European settlers first arrived in 1788. These natives formed approximately 500 tribes, each associated with its own language and stretch of territory. Although the sizes of the tribes varied, they had much in common. The Aborigines were not natural cultivators of the land - fertile land was obviously scarce - and Australia (before the European colonisation) had no animals suitable for herding

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    “It ended with trees sprouting around me, and our throne falling.” Yet it all started with the war, between the Radiant and Dire, each formidable in their own right; the question has always been, who’s in the right? while each believe themselves are the true hero of the story, there never was a good or a bad side. Just different sides.I being a Rogue Knight have aligned myself with the Radiant, not because i wanted to but because i had to pick a side. Everybody is on one side or the other, other

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    Gold Rush Paper

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    One moment the California creek beds glimmered with gold; the next, the same creeks ran red with the blood of men and women defending their claims or ceding their bags of gold dust to bandits. The "West" was a ruthless territory during the nineteenth century. With more than enough gold dust to go around early in the Gold Rush, crime was rare, but as the stakes rose and the easily panned gold dwindled, robbery and murder became a part of life on the frontier. The "West" consisted of outlaws

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