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  • Pre Clovis Theory
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    When did people first come to North America is a highly publicized question in archaeology. This question has been the focal point of many archaeologists careers. Although this question is really no more important than any other unanswered archaeological question; it remains a cataclysm for many, if not all, North American archaeologists To the North American archaeologist the migration of humans from Siberia to North America is a topic of dispute no matter what his or her field of study might b...
  • American Peoples In North America
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    United States (History), story of how the republic developed from colonial beginnings in the 16th century, when the first European explorers arrived, until modern times. As the nation developed, it expanded westward from small settlements along the Atlantic Coast, eventually including all the territory between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans across the middle of the North American continent, as well as two noncontiguous states and a number of territories. At the same time, the population and the...
  • John Cabot
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    John Cabot, an Italian mariner, was born in Genoa, Italy around the year 1450. He worked as a trader in what is now called the Middle East. He moved to England in 1484 with his three sons, Ludovico, Sebastian, and Santo and gained experience as a seaman. On his commercial journeys, which took him to the shores of Arabia, he heard of the countries rich in spices that lay to the Far East and wanted to find a better route to the Orient. John Cabot set out to get patents from the monarchs of Spain a...
  • House Of Assembly Of Lower Canada
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    Canadian Confederation At the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861 Britain, and therefore British North America (BNA), declared neutrality. The North saw the proclamation as British support of the South which the British recognized as a belligerent. English diplomacy did little to defuse this view. In the beginning BNA sympathies were generally anti-slavery and anti-secessionist. However, as the war went on bringing economic difficulties, the fear of American attack and a perception that the North'...
  • North American And Jordanian Societies
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    With great pride, 35- year-old Sirhan describes the way in which he shot and killed his 16-year old sister, Suzanne. Cheerful and at ease, he is completely contented to tell his story. He shot Suzanne in the head four times last March, three days after she reported to the police that she had been raped. Sirhan fully believes that the rape was Suzanne's fault - her "mistake" - regardless of the fact that it was done against her will. Although he thought he was committing a capital crime at the ti...
  • Shores Of The New Land
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    Historic Culture For hundreds, perhaps thousands of years, the native Mi " kma qs hunted and fished the bountiful lands and waters of present-day Nova Scotia. Soon after John Cabot's exploration of North America in 1497, European fishermen sailed to the shores of the new land, eager to take advantage of the seemingly endless cod stocks. In 1605, the French established the first permanent European settlement in what is now Canada. They named their small settlement Port Royal, and named the vast l...
  • Old Line State
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    Small though it is, Maryland has such a dazzling variety of natural and man-made features - remote mountains, crowded urban areas, fertile farmlands, scenic shorelines, modern industrial centers, old tobacco plantations - that the state has been called an America in miniature. It seems fitting, then, that America's national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner", was written in Maryland, and that its capital, Washington D.C., was built on land donated by the state. THE BOUNTIFUL CHESAPEAKE BAY The m...
  • Sea O 2 Million Years
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    Chapter 1: New World Beginnings Planetary Perspectives o 6000 years ago (I min ago in geological time) Western world began o 500 years ago European explores stumbled on American continents. (altered both old / new Africa / Asia) o United States was then born leaving imprints upon rest of world. Enormous economic output gave power. Achievements in arts, science and technology shaped the world and lives. o American Republic started from a vast and virgin continent. Native people scattered. Opportu...
  • Confederation Of British North America
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    Benjamin Franklin said at the signing of the Declaration of Independence, "We must all hand together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately". There could have been many possible outcomes to the signing of the Declaration of Independence. One of the ways that it could have been avoided was if it was never fought at all, therefore Franklin would not have needed to worry about being killed. So what if the American Revolution was never fought? One of the ways the War could have been avoided...
  • Rest Of Algonquin
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    What North American Native tribe had the biggest impact on North America? The Algonquin, of course. They introduced the words "canoe" and "toboggan" to the English language, they were the first to befriend the French, and spread out along the entire northeast region of North America. They were also one the northern most tribes, therefore making the way that they lived special. They even caused some of the French to accept their customs. No other North American Native tribe had this big of an imp...

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