Theodore Dreiser Sister Carrie
1,305 wordsTheodore Dreiser was born August 27, 1871 in Terre Haute, Indiana. The younger brother of Paul Dresser, a well-known songwriter, Theodore was a famous novelist known for his outstanding American writing of naturalism. He was also a leading figure in a national literary movement that replaced the observance of Victorian notions of propriety with the unflinching presentation of real-life subject matter. Even though a majority of his works were about his life experiences, he also wrote about new so...
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Canadas Forestry Fishing And Farming Industries
1,889 wordsCanada is the second largest country in the world after Russia, and relies heavily on the main three primary resources. The fishing industry is one of the primary industries in Canada, which is concentrated on both the East and West Coast of Canada. The farming industry is also a primary industry, which is concentrated primarily in the Prairie Provinces. Lastly, forestry is a major industry in provinces like New Brunswick. In order for Canada to have a strong economic future in these three prima...
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The French Presence In North America
1,085 wordsThe French presence in North America was spearheaded by the exploration of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the great river leading inland by Jaques Cartier in the 1530 s. The English immediately contested the French claims on the grounds that they conflicted with prior English claims dating from John Cabot's landings on the east coast of North America in 1497, thus setting off a struggle which was to dominate the history of the region until the Treaty of Paris in 1763. The first French settlements ...
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East Coast West Coast
778 wordsLife on the east coast of America was very different than life on the west coast. Although it was the eastern settlers that moved west, the new conditions caused the their lives to change immensely. The east coast was more densely populated than the west. The personalities of each set of settlers was very different. The geographical variation changed the living conditions of the Americans. The wealth of the Americans also changed the living conditions. The east coast has been populated since the...
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Gangsta Rap Promote Violence
1,289 wordsRap music began in the mid 1970 's with artists such as Grandmaster Flash, Africa Bambaataa, and Kurtis Blow. According to the encyclopedia based web site infoplease. com " the word rap is derived from a 1960 's slang word for conversation. (web). This extraordinary style of music served as a form of street poetry for most artists. With a mixture of jazz, disco, and funk rap became extremely popular within the African American and Hispanic communities. Some of the artist spoke of only fiction st...
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Slave Traders Missionary Society
645 wordsDavid Livingstone was one of Africa's most important explorer. He lived from 1813 to 1873. He was originally a Scottish doctor and missionary. Livingstone was born on March 19, 1813, in Blantyre, Scotland. In 1823 he began to work in a cotton-textile factory. While studying medicine in Glasgow, he also attended classes in theology, and in 1838 he offered his services to the London Missionary Society. After completing hid medical course in 1840, Livingstone was later sent as a medical missionary ...
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Side Of The World Prince Henry
1,186 wordsThe Portuguese were the first to discover the East Coast of Australia In Australian history books, it has been thought for hundreds of years that Captain Cook from England was the first to discover the east coast of Australia on 28 th April 1770. However latest evidence shows that this historic event is inaccurate. A number of relics and remains have been found which indicate the Portuguese arrival at Australia in the early to mid 1500 s, 200 years before Cook. These clues include the Mahogany S...
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Rio De Janeiro Coastal Plain
1,686 wordsDescribe and Account for the Distribution of Population in Brazil The population distribution in Brazil can be explained by considering two factors, the physical factors and the historical factors within the five regions in Brazil, which are the North, North East, Centre West, South East and the South region. The population is mainly found on the narrow coastal plain trapped by the escarpment of the Brazilian Highlands. In the Rio de Janeiro area, the coastal plain is so narrow that it almost re...
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Cia World Factbook Shifting Cultivation
1,455 wordsPhysical Geography Madagascar is located 250 miles off the eastern coast of Africa, just south of the equator. This island nation contains no 'Principal' lakes, oceans, seas, rivers or islands; however it does have one 'Principal' mountain- Maromokotro- that is located on the island's central plateau. The island is over 1000 miles (1580 km) long and 350 miles (570 km) wide. Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world - after Greenland, New Guinea and Borneo. It is about the size of Spai...
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Womens Diaries Of The Westward Journey
982 wordsJust after the depression of 1837, many Americans were attracted to move westward, where the prospect of free land was encouraging them to settle in the states of Oregon and California. Between 1840 and 1870, many writings were describing the struggle of conquering western frontier. Journeys of people moving to new land were often described as mystic adventure. Lillian Schlissel paid close attention to the lives of women during this period of migration. She has determined that If ever there was ...
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East Coast Current Market
697 wordsMarket Demand and Potential for Audi cars in the US (East coast) In the following essay I am going to speak about the demand for the Audi manufactured cars in the city of New York. The information was obtained from the corporate report found on web (financials) as well as from the Bloomberg. com financial service. I will present various educated findings as well as my personal opinion on the given matter. It should be noted that demand for cars with the four-ring badge in the USA is particularly...
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Nova Scotia Cruise Ships
2,258 wordsCruise Ship Industry Before we proceed to our discussion of cruise ship industry I believe we should first submerge in the notion of tourism in order to see the very model of peoples motivation, which makes them join cruises. Mac Cannell, in The Tourist (1999), portrayed the tourist as being on a pilgrimage, a search for authenticity. To define "authentic, " Mac Cannell drew upon the distinction made by the sociologist Erving Goffman between the "front" and "back" regions of social establishment...
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Immigration And Nationality Act
263 wordsImmigration and Nationality Act Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 Finishing organized Filipino labor importation, the augment in the number of Filipinos migrating to the U. S. in the 1950 s was considered a consequence of petitioned wives and children. Nevertheless, the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 permitted for a fresh and dissimilar wave of Filipino migration. The act permitted for a dual chain scheme of immigration consisting of the relative-selective and occupational migrati...
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Transcontinental Railroad Native Americans
1,206 wordsDouble Edge Sword After the civil war, we had thousands upon thousands of people looking for the American Dream, and Horace Greeley, who stated the famous words Go west young man, helped to start the great migration westward. There was plenty of cheap land west of the Mississippi, and gold was for in the West, just waiting for those who could get there. The migration ultimately interfered with the Native Americans, which changed their way of life forever. Many poor souls tried to make it in the ...
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Technological Advance East Coast
515 wordsThe Effects of Railroads on Washington State Railroads brought crowds of people to the northwest looking for a new life, and made transportation around the northwest easier and faster. They also provided jobs in the northwest which brought many immigrants to Seattle, and revolutionized the way people in Washington lived allowing news, information, and technology to spread freely. In 1883, a railway connecting the Puget Sound with Portland and the east coast was completed (Le Warne 166). This was...
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People Who Live Woody Guthrie
3,047 wordsThis Land is My Land: An Analysis of How Songwriters and Musicians are Affected by Location This land is your land, this land is my land From California To the New York Island From the Redwood forest To the Gulf Stream waters This land was made for you and me. -Woody Guthrie Although the above lines, from Woody Guthrie's geographical classic This Land is Your Land, are deep-rooted in American Soil they still work as an excellent indicator of how a songwriters location can reflect the ideas and m...
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Junior High School High School Graduates
2,710 wordsJapanese Assignment Geographical Setting Japan is an island country in the North Pacific Ocean. It lies off the northeast coast of mainland Asia and faces Russia, Korea, and China. Four large islands and thousands of smaller ones make up Japan. The four major islands-Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu and Shikoku form a curve that extends for about 1, 900 kilometres. Topography Japan is a land of great natural beauty. mountains and hills cover about 70 % of the country. IN fact, Japanese islands consist o...
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Cities And Towns Presidential Election
1,605 wordsMeeting Madagascar Introduction Madagascar Wright 1 Meeting Madagascar Introduction of Country Larger than California and Oregon combined, Madagascar is the worlds fourth largest island, after Greenland, New Guinea and Borneo. Located 250 miles off the south-east coast of Africa, the island extends 1, 000 miles in length and 360 miles at its largest width. The island can be divided into three main parts: the East Coast, a narrow coastal strip abutting the steep slopes of the North-South mountain...
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Notre Dame Didn T
1,936 wordsIt has become evident to me in the past few years that men, women and children alike are constantly on this quest for identity, always striving to become their own person unshackled by the bonds of society. We come in to the world, untouched and uninfluenced more or less like a clean slate. From the time we are born, everything said, done or experienced either by us or one another directly or indirectly effects the way we think, what we know and the way we act. These outside influences on our li...
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Men And Women Values And Beliefs
1,675 wordsFrederick Jackson Turners text The Significance of the Frontier in American History, was and still is an important American document. In this article Turner discusses all aspects of the frontier, and what it means to many different types of people. He explains American development as the movement westward, and how we used, and what we did with the free land that was available beyond the frontier line. One of the main points that I extracted from this article is the fact that a distinguishing fea...
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