Iron Ore Great Lakes
504 wordsPenetrating 3, 540 kilometers (2, 200 miles) into interior North America, the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Sea-way navigation system, completed in essentially its present form in 1959, was regarded as one of the great engineering accomplishments of the 20 th century and an outstanding example of international cooperation... It was intended to remove much of the disadvantage of the continental interior in importing and exporting overseas. It was also designed to meet the increasing needs for electric...
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Washington D C Nineteenth Century
1,188 wordsLacrosse was one of many varieties of indigenous stick ball games being played by American Indians at the time of European contact. Almost exclusively a male team sport, it is distinguished from the others, such as field hockey or shinny, by the use of a netted racquet with which to pick the ball off the ground, throw, catch and convey it into or past a goal to score a point. The cardinal rule in all varieties of lacrosse was that the ball, with few exceptions, must not be touched with the hands...
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Large Amounts Great Lakes
407 wordsThis report is about the lifestyle of my own life, which would seem like an easy one but everyone today is so different so I had to dig a little deeper into the roots of the Midwest. The Midwestern states include Ohio, the Dakotas, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana, Illinois, and Nebraska. South of these states is the great Mississippi River and to the north is the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes were formed by the glacial ice cap that moved down over large parts of North America so...
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Effects Of Short Term Memory
1,585 wordsPeople have always wondered why they were able to remember certain things but forget others. After cramming for a test, why do you usually forget all the information over the next few days? When people cram for tests they have a tendency to use Type I rehearsal, which is repetition. Repetition is when you say the same thing over and over again until you memorize it. Type II rehearsal is elaboration. Elaboration is trying to connect what you are learning to something you already know. Elaboration...
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One Of The Major Pacific Rim
789 wordsCanada is divided into six regions. The regions are the Atlantic region, the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River region, the Shield region, the Plains region, the Cordillera region, and the North region. Each of these different regions all have their own special traits which make them unique from the others. Things such as area, population density, economy, resources, etc. divide the regions and give them the identity they have. In the Atlantic region are the provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland,...
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The Bald Eagle As An Endangered Species
1,344 wordsThe bald eagle is the most well known endangered species because it is the nation's symbol. It is suppose to stand for freedom and the American way, but if we allow the bald eagle to become extinct how can we let something that doesn't exist anymore stand for freedom and the American way. Being the symbol of the nation, the bald eagle was put on the endangered species list faster than most species. When the bald eagle reached its low point in the 1960 's (400 pairs), it was put on the endangered...
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Endangered Species Atlantic Coast
1,438 words(Charadrius Melodus) Introduction The piping plover, a bird now going extinct, was once very bountiful. When an animal is going extinct, it could mean a lot of things. The Piping Plover is an endangered species. An endangered species is a name for a plant or animal that is slowly dying out. This bird is experiencing population drops, so it is called endangered. It is known to scientists as the Charadrius Melodus (ES: Piping Plover). It mainly resides around the Great Lakes and sometimes lives al...
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War Of 1812 Lake Champlain
488 wordsThe war of 1812 was fought between the United States and Great Britain from June 1812 to December 1814 when the peace treaty was signed. It was in fact a war that once and for all confirmed American Independence. From the end of the American Revolution in 1783, the United States had been irritated by the failure of the British to withdraw from American territory along the Great Lakes. Since this conflict did not end peacefully, the United States declared War on Great Britain on June 12, 1812. Ev...
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470 wordsThe topic of this book was about how the United States was unprepared when they fought the British and how the war didnt really have a meaning. The United States had very small forces so therefor they were not prepared when the fought the British. Not to mention the carelessness of William Hull. Since the treaty didnt solve the problems that Great Britain and the United States had, the war had no purpose. The time in which it took place was between the years of 1784 and 1814. The setting was in ...
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Fur Trade Great Lakes
489 wordsThe Algonquin was a northern tribe that settled in Canada some time around the 1400 s, and now have settled in Quebec and nearby Ontario. The Algonquians history was not exactly a pleasant one they suffered many hardships and obstacles to over come. Samuel de Champlain established the first permanent French settlement on the St. Lawrence at Tadoussac in 1603. Champlain was so impressed with the Algonquin's furs that he explored the St. Lawrence as far west as the Lachine Rapids. Champlain left f...
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814 wordsChicago Tim SchochChicago is a port and transportation center on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan in the state of Illinois. It has a population of 2, 783, 726 and has been the seat of Cook County since 1931. Long known as the nations second city, Chicago dropped to third place among largest U. S. cities during the 1980 s as its population declined during the decade by 7. 4 %. Its three-state metropolitan area showed a slight increase, totaling 8, 065, 633. Many of Chicagos people are offs...
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Lost Their Lives Fitzgerald
1,773 wordsDock 1 DEATH OF A KING Since commercial shipping began on the five Great Lakes, there have Been six thousand shipwrecks. Half have never been found. There are three storms The sailors still talk about: The great storm of 1913 claimed 250 lives and 12 ships. The storm of 1940 claimed 100 lives and two ships. The storm of 1975 claimed only one ship and 29 lives. The wreck of 1975 remains the most mysterious and controversial of all shipwreck tales heard around the Great Lakes. The legend of the Ed...
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Fur Trading Native Tribes
937 wordsThe French Fur Trade Beginning in the mid sixteenth century, French explorers were able to establish a powerful and lasting presence in what is now the Northern United States and Canada. The explorers placed much emphasis on searching and colonizing the area surrounding the St. Lawrence River which gave access to the Great Lakes and the heart of the continent (Microsoft p? ). They began exploring the area around 1540 and had early interactions with many of the Natives, which made communication e...
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Games Were Held American Indians
2,484 wordsHistory of Lacrosse What is the history of lacrosse? It is a topic that holds interesting for me in two respects. First, I enjoy all types of history, so learning the whos and whats of the sport is interesting to me. Second, I play lacrosse and knowing who and how the sport was developed would help and interest me. How the game of lacrosse was played. What they used to play with, the types of sticks and balls. Rules used to play, team size, and the basic aspects of the game. The differences betw...
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Athletic Trainer Hockey League
1,318 wordsINTRODUCTION Enterprise Description The Springfield Statesmen Hockey Organization will play in the North American Junior Hockey League (NAJHL). The NAJHL is a Division A junior hockey league, which is the highest level of junior hockey, consisting of eight teams located in the Great Lakes Region of the United States. The league is comprised predominantly of players 16 - 20 years old. Each team in the league plays a twenty- game schedule. In addition, league members play in a mid-season all-star ...
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Native Species Great Lakes
747 wordsInvasion of the Zebra Mussels There has been an incursion into the sovereign territory of the United States of America. The Zebra mussel, an animal much akin to the clam, has colonized nearly every hard surface in the Great Lakes area, and many rivers and streams attached to them. These invaders arrived on ships from England, pumped out through the ballast. Zebra mussels are from a different environment (England), thus they are classified as an exotic species. These pesky animals threaten the en...
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Ohio Valley Separate Peace
4,175 wordsThe Kickapoo Indians The Kickapoo Indians are Algonkian-speaking Indians, related to the Sauk and Fox, who lived at the portage between the Fox and Wisconsin rivers, probably in present Columbia County, Wis. , U. S. , when first reported by Europeans in the late 17 th century. The Kickapoo were known as formidable warriors whose raids took them over a wide territory, ranging as far as Georgia and Alabama to the southeast; Texas and Mexico to the southwest; and New York and Pennsylvania to the ea...
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University Of Michigan Iron Ore
1,670 wordsState History Early Exploration When Europeans arrived, there were about 15, 000 Indians. Most of them were of the Algonquian language group. About 1 / 5 of them lived in the Upper Peninsula and the rest in the lower peninsula. Around 1620, R tienne Brule of France explored the Upper Peninsula. He was probably the first explorer to visit the Michigan region. Brule was sent there by Governor Samuel de Champlain of Quebec, New France (Canada). In 1634, Governor Champlain sent another explorer, Jea...
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Athletic Trainer Hockey League
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2,942 wordsGreat Lakes Pollution: Through combined sewer overflow, agricultural and stormwater runoff, and various other paths, possible toxic contaminants find their way into coastal waters around the world. These toxins sink to the bottom of lakes, rivers, and oceans and accumulate in sedimentary deposits. Usually the concentration of toxins in the sediment is far greater than it is in the waters above. The dangerous aspect of this pollution is that changing weather patterns, high winds, and strong curre...
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