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  • Comparative Interest In The New World
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    The discovery of the Americas in 1492 was a massive challenge to the accepted notions of the world; a world which was still viewed by many in Ptolemaic terms, and laid claims against the accepted wisdom concerning geography, theology, history and the very nature of man. However, despite the momentous implications of a new land and, more importantly, its heathen peoples, there was an apparent slowness to take any real notice of the New World from within the Old World. This lag cannot be explained...
  • Colonization Of America
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    When the Europeans had discovered America, the possibilities for them were endless. Although mistakenly discovered, it greatly aroused the curiosity of many European explorers. There were new opportunities for them to expand, and in more than just one way. Chances to spread religion, boost their economy, and help themselves politically. As soon as Columbus returned, the pope issued a decree saying the world itself was an inheritance of Christianity. Spain and Portugal, the two main Christian pow...
  • History Of Multicultural America Ronald Takaki
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    A Different mirror: A History of Multicultural America Ronald Takaki is one of the foremost-recognized scholars of multicultural studies and holds a PhD. in American History from the University of California, Berkeley. As a professor of Ethnic Studies at the same university, he wrote A Different Mirror: a History of Multicultural America as a fantastic new telling of our nation's history. The book narrates the composition of the many different people of the United States of America. In a lively ...
  • New Nationalistic Literature America
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    The United States of America, a country whose roots had been founded on new revolutionary theories of government (Democracy), had found itself in a great position of new national wealth, after the war of 1812, which ignited the fire in the countrys patriotic policies. The country, although wrongly informed, believed that they had been victorious in the War of 1812, because of the battle that was fought in New Orleans, and was an American victory. Although the Americans had won the battle of New ...
  • New Lives With New Laws
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    What was an American? Rough Draft Western Europeans came to America to start new lives, with new laws, a new social system but all in all to become new men. In contrast African emigrants were brought to America to tend to the needs of the settlers from Europe. They were brought over to be slaves. Each of these views are views of St Jean de Crevecoeur and Fredrick Douglass. St Jean de Crevecoeur, was an emigrant of Europe. Crevecoeur, had no desire to go back to the land in which his forefathers ...
  • America West 89 New York
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    I just wanted to join, my essays suck if they were good I wouldn't be here. Why won AOL II. SMARTER LIVING LAST-MINUTE AIRFARE SPECIALS AOL II. SMARTER LIVING LAST-MINUTE AIRFARE SPECIALS The discounted, round-trip fares from Columbus, OH are: $89 NEW YORK (LAGUARDIA): America West$89 NEW YORK (NEWARK): America West$98 NASHVILLE: Delta (Fan Fare) [Orbitz]$99 NEW YORK (LAGUARDIA): US Airways [Orbitz]$104 CHICAGO (O'HARE): United [Orbitz]$108 NEW YORK (LAGUARDIA): Delta [Orbitz]$128 TAMPA (TPA) : ...
  • Our Identity Of Newness America
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    Our Identity of Newness America is a place imbedded with newness. Millions of every race, age, and nationality with wide ranges of precious beliefs have come to this nation to mingle together and create a new kind of person with new hopes, dreams, aspirations and a willingness to reach their goals. But it's not just the melting of culture and beliefs from around the world that make this such a unique and new place, because we can see this happen in other parts of the world. It's what Americans d...
  • New Continent
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    An Italian navigator who sail west across the Atlantic Ocean in search of a new route to Asia. He was born in Genoa, Italy. In the year of 1480. His father was a weaver. He make it traveled true, because thanks of the Queen of Spain. Isabella gave the money to Christopher so he could built and sailed in three ships. The first was called the Ni~na, the next one was The Santa Maria, and the last one was the Pinta. His tripulants were people from the jails, like assassins, in synthesis bad people o...
  • Beetle In North America
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    This article from the New York Times states that a devastating insect, the Asian long-horned beetle, has reached America. Two workers for the USDA inspect these trees daily for signs of this retched insect, but they aren't allowed to inspect indoors, where over half the trees in New York City are. The beetles work like drills, within the hole they create, they lay their eggs, which eat away the wood and they came to America by infested crates of goods. Our government has spent $2.4 billion dolla...

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