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  • Indian Island
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    ABC Book Agatha Christie, the author of 'And then there were None' is called the Queen of Mystery by those who have read her books. In addition to, 'And then there were None', Agatha Christie has written many books, which include 'ABC Murders',' Body in the Library', Easy to Kill' and 'Towards Zero'. Brent, the family name of Emily, the 65 year old daughter of a Colonel, and definitely not happy with the way the world is going now. She liked every thing as it was 45 years ago, when children did ...
  • Indians From Phillip's Tribe
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    5 years and nearly an entire continent separated King Philip's war from the great pueblo revolt. Compare and contrast the causes and consequences of these 2 conflicts. The Great Pueblo revolt of 1680 all started with the droughts of 1660 when the Southwest had severe drought that brought famine and disease. During this, hungry Apaches who couldn't find food on plains attacked the pueblos. This angered the people on the pueblos, but there new leader Pope', a mysterious medicine doctor, tried to k...
  • Ponce De Leon Of Course
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    The New World land where people could prosper. A land with plenty of opportunity for quick advancement in the Spanish military and diplomatic careers. Coming to the end of the fifteenth century; there were thousands of daring men and women who would be crossing the ocean to conquer just within a few centuries what had taken the Indians thousands to years to inhabit! The discovery of Gold in Mexico and Peru caused many Spanish men to join the army; Leading a successful colonial mission could get ...
  • Arrangement With The Indian Chief
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    The Island of the Blue Dolphins is an island in the Pacific that looks like a big fish. It is a very windy island. The worst thing about the island were the wild dogs which lived there. Around this island blue dolphins swim and other sea life including otters and sea elephants play. Long ago an Indian Tribe lived on this island. They formed a village named Ghalas-at. Their leaders name was Chief Chowig. Chief Chowig had three children. The oldest daughter named Ula pe, a daughter named Wonapalei...
  • One Little Indian Boy
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    And Then There Were None, written by Agatha Christie is a thrilling tale of ten people invited to a remote island by an unseen figure who never appears throughout the story. All those who were invited have pasts that they are hiding and many things to fear. The guests are cast upon Indian Island, an island off the coast of England around the 1930's. Strangers to each other, slowly they reveal their shameful pasts. Coincidently, the name which they were invited by, Mr. U.N. Owen sounds similar to...
  • West Indian Islands
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    Countless of years ago a great mountain range stretched north from what is now the topmost coast of South America, the range was in a constant state of upheaval, lashed by continuous rains, swept by storms, with fire spouting from every peak finally the mountains dropped beneath the sea, quieted most of the volcanoes. The exposed peaks were covered with verdure of fantastic beauty, and left these peaks above the sea to form the chain of West Indian islands as we know today. Although they were is...
  • With Ponce De Leon
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    Ponce de Leon was a sailor and explorer for Spain. He had been given governorship of Hispaniola where he soon discovered that on Puerto Rico gold was found. He soon conquered the island and was given governorship of it. From the gold he became very wealthy. He soon learned of an Indian tale of an island called Bimini. On the Island There were supposedly lots if gold and pearls and a mystical fountain that could restore ones youth. Ponce de Leon asked for and received permission to conquer and se...
  • Beothuk And European Fishermen
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    The Aboriginal People of Newfoundland Bibliography Grabowski, Jan. Lecture His 2401, October 4, 1996. Emailaddress: Howley, James Patrick. The Beothuks or Red Indians: The Aboriginal Inhabitants of Newfoundland. University of Cambridge Press., Cambridge, England. Marshall, Ingeborg. History and the Ethnography of theBeothukMcGill) Queens University Press. : 1996, Canada. Marshall, Ingeborg C.L... Reports and Letters by George Christopher Pulling: Relating to the Beothuk Indians of Newfoundland B...
  • Adventures Of Dr Dolittle
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    By: Dusty Rockne y The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle The book I read was The Adventures of Dr. Dolittle. The author has an excellent writing style and the book is laid out in an easy to read format. Their were four main characters in this book: Dr. John Dolittle, Stubbins, Dab-Dab, and Polynesia. Dr. John Dolittle is a naturalist who can speak animal languages. Stubbins is the son of a tailor who became acquainted with Dr. Dolittle and joined the Doctor on his voyages as an apprentice. Dab-Dab i...
  • White The Colony
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    The story of Jamestown was one of America's first documented mysteries. There are clear facts about this voyage that have been documented. In 1587, John White did make a temporary establishment on or near Roanoke Island, and that after leaving for three years did return to the island in 1590. On his return, all traces of the colonist having lived there for those three years had vanished. No Jamestown colonist is known to be seen from again. So what happened to them during those three years James...
  • Exports And Imports Major Exports
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    Great Red Island Background Information Government Formal Name: Republic of Madagascar DTA code: MA Government Type: Republic Legal System: based on French civil law system and traditional Malagasy law; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction. Foreign Relations: Good relations with many countries, especially France, and the western countries of Africa. Holidays: Jan. 1 - New Years Day May 1 - Workers Day May 24- OAU Day June 26- Independence Day Nov 1 - All Saints Day Dec 25- Christmas Dec ...
  • Island Their Lives A Small Indian Tribe
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    Title: Island of the Blue Dolphins Author: Scott O'Dell Character: Karana Summary: This is the story of Karana, an Indian girl who lived alone for years on the Island of Blue Dolphins. It is an island in the Pacific that looks like a big fish sunning itself in the sea. Around it dolphins swim, otters play, and sea elephants and sea birds abound. The story began when the Aleuts came to the island of the Blue Dolphins to hunt for sea otters. On this island their lives a small Indian tribe called t...
  • Indians Place Names On Long Island
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    Paumanok if what the Indians called Long Island, it means "land of tribute". Before 1609, the only habitats on Long Island were the Indians. Henry Hudson, who docked his ship the Half Moon off the shores of what is now Coney Island, was the first white visitor. Hudson along with his crew took small boats to shore to catch fish and see what the land and the people were like. The Canarsie Indians, who heard of white people but never saw them, were very curious to meet their counterparts at the sho...
  • Ten Little Indian Statues And The Poem
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    And Then There Were None, was written by Agatha Christie. It was published in 1939: by Berkley Publishing Group in New York, New York. This book is a work of fiction. The setting of this book is an island off the coast of England called Indian Island. This is where the mysterious letters invited people to go for a visit. The setting impacts the work because the characters are on an island, so when people start to die they have no way of getting off. The island setting is more dramatic than a tow...

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