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Going to the Territory - Going to the Territory Ralph Ellison’s essay “Going to the Territory” is truly a definition of American culture.  Ellison’s essay is a description of his journey from Oklahoma to Brown University and along the way he uncovers truths about the way Americans selectively acknowledge their history and ignore important aspects of their culture and let them fester into an uncontrollable problem.  Ellison had a connection to Brown University before he even made it out of grammar school.  His principal was the first colored man to graduate from Brown and Ellison received an award in memorial to Dr....   [tags: Going to the Territory Essays] 474 words
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Globalization and the Northern Territory Intervention - Globalization, a contested concept among leading theorists in its definition, chronology, and measurement of effects, is almost certainly of a multidimensional nature if such theorists’ perspectives are all taken equally into consideration. The broad phenomenon of globalization can therefore be scrutinised more closely by separation and analysis of individual dimensions, such as its political, economic, cultural and ecological dimensions. This approach, while allowing for a more focused examination of the causes and effects of globalization within a single dimension, serves to highlight the interconnectedness of each dimension....   [tags: Indigenous Australians]
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Middle of the World, Territory of Complexity - With current advancement involving technological, and biological warfare all over the earth, the world can seem to resemble a ticking time bomb waiting to be detonated. All it would take is one rogue nation to oppose a neighboring nation and provoke a terrible conflict, and other nations would have to intervene. The conflict over territory is present in Israel and Palestine. This ancient feud will apparently cause a world war if it is not solved, The Israeli Palestinian conflict can overflow onto the rest of the surrounding nations, right into our very backyard, and it already involves U.S....   [tags: Middle East ]
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Developing an Underpenetrated Territory - One of the proudest accomplishments of my professional career was developing an underpenetrated territory for ABC within the New York and New Jersey (NY/NJ) market. I started my career at ABC as a Sales Associate (SA) in January 2010. My primary role was to leverage multiple lead-generation tools (Salesforce.com) to create demand and qualify opportunities for the NY/NJ enterprise sales team. The company’s expectation was for each SA to make 75 calls per day and generate one million dollars of pipeline revenue for the field....   [tags: sales, pipeline, marketing] 608 words
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Ground Zero, Sacred Territory - Ground Zero, Sacred Territory This is a comparison paper on modern day sacred secular places versus mythological secular places in history. This report will summarize what elements mythical secular sites have in common. The report will explain how Ground Zero qualifies as a modern day secular site. The significance and functions of the twin towers before the attack will be addressed. Ground zero will be compared with the Areca Tree, noting differences in meaning, function, and common elements. Our modern day secular site is Ground Zero....   [tags: Mythology]
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Georgian Territory - South Ossetia and Abkhazia Russia’s involvement in conflict settlement on the territory of Georgia had always been the most controversial, even before the events of August 2008. After breaking out in December 1990, the conflict in South Ossetia was ended in June 1992 by the signing of a ceasefire agreement in Dagomys. According to the agreement, Russia was to act as a guarantor of peace and security. In August 1992, there was a further escalation in another conflict on Georgian territory – in Abkhazia....   [tags: South Ossetia, Abkhazia] 1523 words
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An Adventure into Unknown Territory: The Corps of Discovery - As you can easily derive from the book title above, the book I read covered the main subject of the historical journey, westward across our country, as taken by the explorers Lewis and Clark and the remaining unit known as the Corps of Discovery. This book was teeming with facts about this exploration as derived, predominantly, as reported within the travel journals diligently kept by both Lewis and Clark. There was supplemental information provided in this book as well. This additional information had been obtained from documented correspondence; letters sent by Lewis to President Thomas Jefferson, and also to his mother, during the travels....   [tags: louisiana purchase, historical journey]
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Nunavut in Canada´s Northen Territory - ... It proposed the creation of Nunavut as a part of the comprehension Inuit land claim settlement, including the Inuvia area of the Beufort Sea. The recommended changes that had to be done were in effect in time for the 1979 federal election. Although over the next 12 months it was debated as to whether or not the Territory should be divided. It was proposed that the Territory should be divided into 3 separate territories, that idea was quickly denied. In 1977 it was recommended to the federal government that a new territory and government should be created....   [tags: separation, history] 860 words
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Health Program Evaluation: Northern Territory Emergency Response - Introduction: This evaluation is based on the outcome of the Northern Territory Emergency Response (NTER) program which was aimed at examining whether specific measures had been effective and comprehensive and led to improved and sustainable outcomes in safety, health, education and employment of indigenous people in Australia(1). The evaluation of NTER was carried out by a group of experts from different fields. This assignment will focus on the interventions such as Child Health Check Initiative (CHCI) which was introduced to improve the general health status of the children in the Northern Territory....   [tags: challenges, diseases, safety]
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Retail Data Opens New Global Territory - ... All other print copy can be printed in Spanish, the primary language making it simple to create print ads. Targeting Specific Age Groups Mexico’s large population growth, compared to other country’s spans over three generations of consumers. Retailers use this kind of information to craft marketing plans directed to each specific age subgroup within its population. Learning to predict purchasing habits can be established through research, data and mathematics but learning how to shape and direct consumer purchasing habits is a retailers dream....   [tags: market plans, retail managment]
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Belize Guatamala territory dispute - British lumberjacks set up settlements in the eventual Belize. The Spanish granted them the territory. When war broke out in Europe there was an attack which was repulsed. Over the next 20 years the British had grown into the assigned area and some unsettled areas of South America establishing the now existing Belize. The Spanish never had any rule over the territory. Up to 1859 the British continued to exercise exclusive jurisdiction over the settlement, further establishing administrative control and implementing a comprehensive legal and legislative system....   [tags: essays research papers] 1126 words
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The Fur Trade Period in the Indian Territory - The Fur Trade Period in the Indian Territory Images of rough faced, Grizzly Bear fighting, firewater drinking, yarn spinning, frontiersmen form in the minds eye. Wild men for wild times. To a degree this image is true, but the fur trade was more than wild men. The fur trade was a business, conducted by businessmen. The wilder men living on the frontier chose trapping. Fashion created the fur trade as businessmen sought to satisfy the tastes of designers and customers back east and in Europe, where furs and hides were necessities for fashionable clothing and accessories....   [tags: Papers] 832 words
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A Different View of World War Two: Global Territory and the end of the Holocaust - ... Together the Allied powers held a large percentage of the worlds surface and had built and sustained their large empires through centuries of exploration and expansion via war and forced colonialism. The Axis Powers which consisted mainly of Germany, Italy and Japan all shared one commonality in that when their empires were formed the worlds territory had already been divided up and occupied by the Allied powers. Germany and Italy were both relatively new countries and prior to the formation of their states the areas were made up of small separate regions....   [tags: History, Allied, Power] 1182 words
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Conflicts After the Break Up the Soviet Union: The Conflict on the Territory of Georgia - As one of many conflicts precipitated by the breakup of the Soviet Union, the 1992-93 conflict between Georgia and the region of Abkhazia distinguishes itself as one of the bloodiest, most consequential and most unresolved. It caused tens of thousands of casualties and led to the displacement of about 250,000 people. (Oksana, 2005) The conflict on the territory of Georgia began as a result of declaration of independence of Abkhazia by Abkhaz Supreme Soviet fostered by Soviet Federation. On August 14, 1992, a fratricidal war broke out on the resort beaches of Abkhazia, a small territory of the newly independent Republic of Georgia....   [tags: separatist government, Abkhazia] 631 words
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Health Program Evaluation: Northern Territory Emergency Response Program in Australia - Introduction: This evaluation is based on the outcome of the Northern Territory Emergency Response (NTER) program. The objective was to assess program impact in the social status of Aboriginal people in Australia (1). Child Health Check Initiative (CHCI) and School Health Nutrition will be discussed as components of NTER. Key evaluation questions will be considered for CHCI as they define the nature of implementation (2). The process evaluation questions might include: a) What challenges or health problems were discovered during checkups....   [tags: nutrition, health problems, childhood diseases]
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Proposed Territory of the South Okanagan- Similkameen National Park Reserve - The proposed territory of the South Okanagan- Similkameen National Park Reserve is located in the South Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys in southern British Columbia, currently comprised of five Provincial Protected Areas. These areas include the 4700 hectare Mt. Kobau Site situated on the height of land between the Okanagan and Similkameen valleys; the 1850 hectare Chopaka East Site situated on Black Mountain, between Richter Pass and the International Boundary; the 470 hectare Chopaka West Site situated between Richter Mountain and the International Boundary; the 2350 hectare Kilpoola Site situated north and south of Highway 3 including the southeast slopes of Mount Kobau, Blue Lake and Kr...   [tags: Canadian National Parks] 1535 words
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Politics: The Elements of a State - ... But the government is temporary institution. It may change frequently. Governments may replace or reconstruct, but the State continues forever. Moreover State is generally composed of all citizens who live in a territory but most of them are not members or part of the government. The government established only with few selected citizens. The main organs of the government are executive, legislature and judiciary. These selected persons will run these three organs of the government. On the other hand the State is a much broader organization instead of the government....   [tags: government, territory] 603 words
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The Appalachian Culture and Its Territory - The Appalachian population extends across thirteen states in the United States including: Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania. These regions are divided into categories of Northern Appalachia, Central Appalachia and Southern Appalachia. West Virginia is the only state that is entirely within Appalachia.1 The environment these individuals encounter is within the mountains, valley and rivers with varying degrees....   [tags: self care, home remedies, folk practice]
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Otto von Bismarck's Influence on the Unification of Germany - ... Bismarck despised democracy and was much in favor of the monarch, as well as firmly believing that power takes precedence over law. Once in power, Bismarck used his ideals of power in politics to establish Prussia as the leading German power in Europe via his diplomacy largely referred to as Realpolitik. Realpolitik referred to Bismarck’s style of diplomacy using internal conservatism tempered by pragmatism, based around the idea that function of thought is a tool for prediction, action, and problem solving, as well as glorifying the importance in backing the possible use of military might when deemed needed....   [tags: nationalism, territory, negotiations] 1509 words
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The Relationship Between Gilbraltar and the United Kingdom - ... Firstly, the Commission considered as State Aid the qualified company regime that was then in force and were those that are subject to a reduced negotiable 2 to 10 per cent rate of Corporate Tax. This regime was included the exempted companies, in which a formal investigation was instructed by the EU. An agreement was reached, whereby the UK would submit a new tax regime to the Commission for approval. The UK proposals have, on several occasions, been challenged by Spain. The application of taxes within Gibraltar has more often than not, been raised together with other EU law matters, such as free movement of capital and state aid....   [tags: tax, law, territory] 1259 words
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Help Save the Amur Leopard from Extinction - The Amur leopard is native to the Primorye region of southeastern Russia and Jilin Province of northeast China, and is classified as Critically Endangered since 1996. Only 14–20 adults and 5–6 cubs were counted in a census in 2007, with a total of 19–26 Amur leopards in the wild. The Amur leopard is also known as the Far Eastern leopard. Characteristics Amur leopards have a thick coat of spot covered fur. Leopards from the Amur River basin, the mountains of north-eastern China and the Korean peninsula have pale cream-colored coats, particularly in winter....   [tags: territory, development, russia] 1321 words
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The Louisiana Purchase: Unconstitutional or Not? - ... The French had claimed, by only began to settle in this expanse of land, but Spain soon obtained it through the 1763 Treaty of Paris. The Spanish did not settle this portion of land either. Since the 1780’s many American colonists’ goal was to move westward after the concept spread of Manifest Destiny (in which the colonists believed that it was their God given duty to occupy the land west of the original colonies). President Thomas Jefferson and many other U.S. officials began to become uneasy about the fact that France (who was now under the rule of Napoleon Bonaparte) would try to dominate the land before the American colonists could or try to start a war....   [tags: events, acquisition, territory, french] 565 words
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A closer Look at Benny Morris' One State, Two States - With an uncanny ability to convey his argument in a concise and precise manner, Benny Morris’s book One State, Two States quite comprehensively discredits the belief that a so-called ‘One State’ solution may bring peace to the region between the Mediterranean and the Jordan. As an academic and a professor of history at the Ben-Gurion University in Israel, one should be able to hold Morris’s text in high regard for his academic integrity. Unfortunately, it could be argued that to do so would be a staunch mistake, as he strongly evokes subjectivity and bias in his narrative....   [tags: territory, Israel, Palestine]
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Impact of the French Revolution on the 19th Century Europe - Nationalism was a main product of the French Revolution; it had an enormous effect on 19th- century Europe. Nationalism evolved from cultural unity in language, history and territory. Through this common cultural unity, nationalists attempted to create a similar political unity. Nationalism is the belief that an ethnic group has a right to statehood and emphasized collective unity. It emerged from two main ideologies, Romanticism and Liberalism. Romanticism’s intrinsic idea was the assertion of nationalism that became a central theme of Romantic political philosophy and art....   [tags: nationalism, language, territory] 885 words
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The Situation in the French Empire in 1807 - Overview of the situation of the French Empire in years 1807 : - Despite the success of foreign and domestic policy were all exhausted and sick of war which lasted 15 years absorbing all young French generation of young men, brothers. Pumped from industry and agriculture the most working hands and distorts life. Faced with challenges feeling of tension. All wars of the Consulate and the Empire were conquest. The wars were short, offensive and aggressive, because only then Napoleon won. The war was accompanied by unprecedented peeling losers countries enormous contribution and requisitions - they had to pay to Napoleon....   [tags: army, territory, empire] 1369 words
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How Russia's Annexation Of Crimea Happened - It surfaced into the spotlight within a matter of days, after the Ukraine crisis that seemed to go on forever with the death toll’s increase and the continuing crimes against humanity; it happened. Russia made the move for Crimea, arguably one of many more to come, which will ultimately reinstate its place as an international superpower and a force to be reckoned with. To understand the events that led to this geopolitical decisions it is important to look into the history of the peninsula and later look at the repercussions it holds for the future....   [tags: ukraine, crimea, russian territory]
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Largest Cats, Siberian Tigers, are Engangered - Siberian tigers are the largest cats in the world,at an average of 11 feet long. There tail lengths even are an average of 3 feet long. Males are usually around 700 pounds while females are more around 400 pounds. On average, they are the largest species of tiger based on weight and length.They have large feet with 5 toes on their front feet and 4 on their hind. Their claws are long and retractable being up to 3.9 inches in length. They are also some of the most endangered. There is only an estimated 400 to 500 Siberian (or Amur) tigers in the wild today....   [tags: territory, population, habitats] 1087 words
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The Effects of the Berlin Confernece on Africa - ... The French had revealed Leopold's plans, and France was engaging in its own foreign exploration. A French officer went into central Africa and raised the French flag over the Republic of Congo in 1881. Finally, Portugal, which already had a long, abandoned colonial Empire in the area called the Kongo Empire, also claimed the area due to old treaties with Spain, and the Roman Catholic Church. It made a treaty with the United Kingdom and Ireland in February 1884. They wanted to block off the Congo Society's access to the Atlantic....   [tags: economy, resources, territory]
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Where Are They Now: Manifest Destiny and the American Dream - Manifest Destiny is defined as “ the belief held by many American in the 1840s that the United States was designed to expand westward” (Columbia University). John O’Sullivan originally coined the phrase manifest destiny and provided three reasons behind the westward movement. One reason he stated was that God wanted Americans expanding their territory. The second reason suggested that expanding America meant expanding and spreading democracy, which would better the world. The last reason was that an increase in population required more land to be settled....   [tags: westward movement, territory, god]
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What is the Greatest Cause of War - What is the Greatest Cause of War. Some of the most common causes of war are religious differences, territory, oppression, and self-defense (Khan). Alliances are made between countries to avoid war. Countries make alliances believing that it will protect their sovereignty, and the security of their nation (HamzaU). In ways it can be beneficial, but it can also cause harm. Alliances can lead to suspicion and fear between two nations causing war. Three of the many wars that were caused by alliances are The Vietnam War, World War 1, and World War 2....   [tags: religious differences, oppression, territory]
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The Conflict Between Palestine and Israel - The Question of Palestine and Israel For decades, the people of Palestine and Israel have had conflict with each other. The cause of the conflict was due to religion, territory, and borders (infoplease.com). The conflict began when Israel officially became a state in 1948. Within the same year, political issues of Jewish immigration to Palestine turned into a problem during World War I (White, 200). The issue had gotten worse when the British became heavily involved and decided to negotiate with the Arabs within the early 20th century....   [tags: religion, territory, borders]
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Immigration and Its Impact on America - Immigration and Its Impact on America America would not be America without immigrants. In addition to America having been founded by immigrants, the nation was literally ‘built’ by immigrants. In 1565, Spanish explorers established Augustine, Florida which is America’s oldest known colony. However, the largest early colony of immigrants were the English colonists who settled in Jamestown,Virgina and Plymouth, Massachusetts. These English colonists, known as the Puritans, came to America in the early 1600’s....   [tags: colonists, territory, discrimination]
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Southeast Asia Prehistoric Settlers: James Cook - Southeast Asia prehistoric settlers arrived on Australia 40,000 years before the Europeans began claiming territories in the 17 century. A British explorer name James Cook has claimed Australia’s east coast in name of Great Britain. In 1829 all of Australia was claimed as British territory. The natural resources where used to develop manufacturing and agricultural industries to contribute to the British effort in WWI and WWII. Australia has become competitive internationally in the market economy due to the economic reforms....   [tags: Australia, british territory]
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Gang Members: A Truly Destructive Lifestyle - A gang is an organized group of criminals who form together for a common goal or identity. Gangs can be formed based upon race, ethnicity, territory, or money making activities, and are generally made up of members varying anywhere between the age of 12 to 24. There are a variety of reasons behind the formation of gangs, whether it be for protection, profit, or because a group of people share a common trait. A gang rivalry is formed when two or more gangs grow to despise each other for their differences....   [tags: the socs, criminals, territory, money]
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The New World and Spanish Conquistadors - In the 1500s Spanish Conquistadors traveled across the Atlantic Ocean to the New World and conquered its native people. Though these early exploration Spain was able to acquire vast territory and wealth.There were many conquistadors in this time period, one of the more well known conquistadors was Francisco Pizarro. Francisco Pizarro helped spread the Spanish language and culture to Peru and many other countries. The Age of Exploration is a time period between the 15th century and the 17th century....   [tags: exploration, territory, diseases] 697 words
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The California Gold Rush in 1849 - The California Gold Rush in 1849 was the catalyst event for the state that earned them a spot in the U.S. union in 1850. This was not the first gold rush in North America; however, it was one of the most important gold rush events. The story of how the gold was discovered and the stories of the 49ers are well known. Men leaving their families in the East and heading West in hopes of striking it rich are the stories that most of us heard about when we learn about the California Gold Rush. Professors and scholars over the last two decades from various fields of study have taken a deeper look into the Gold Rush phenomena....   [tags: war, territory, mexico]
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Biography on Alexander the Great - Alexander III, better known as Alexander the Great was a very confident young man and the son of Phillip II. He was born in Pella, the capital city of Macedonia in the year 356 BC. Although the life he led was quite brief, he accomplished numerous feats and was a military genius. His endeavors have earned him not only the respect of his army, and his people, but countless others throughout the centuries. The existence of Alexander the Great significantly impacted history and spread knowledge throughout the ancient civilizations as he conquered more and more territory....   [tags: army, territory, narcissistic] 838 words
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Presidential Policies of Thoman Jefferson - ... By weakening the office of President he will increase his personal power.” He would always make sure that whatever he planned to do, the Constitution spelled it out for him or clearly granted him the authority to do so. If not, he would think of another outlet as to how to get his plan into action, while at the same time staying within the realms of his granted power. Jefferson had this view, primarily because of his firm loyalty to the United States, the drafting of the U.S. Declaration of Independence and the admiration which he upheld dearly to for the two Presidents before him....   [tags: territory, foreign, constitution] 1450 words
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Barbary Pirates: The Ottoman Empire - In the early sixteenth century, the powers of the Ottoman Empire grew weary of Europe’s vigorous pursuit of territory, indigenous peoples of which they would take command, and use of natural goods. Piracy as harassment and deterrent began in the Mediterranean with the Barbarossa brothers along the North African coastline, starting in Algiers. As privateering against Spain drew to a close privateers looked elsewhere to continue their craft and found a home with the Barbarossa brothers. (Thomas, Woodward, 2004) Eventually, Europe struck a treaty with the Barbary States to end the continuing war between the powers and brought relative safety to the waters....   [tags: europe, territory, natural goods]
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Fishing and Surveying the Territory on 1000 Islands - Early advertising for the 1000 Islands, around the time when President Grant visited in the 1870s, characterized the region as a “fishing paradise.” I never became addicted to fishing like many residents and visitors, but I did while away a number of hours fishing the first couple of seasons at Comfort Island. My first angling outing with Hughie turned out to be a great way to become acquainted with more of the Papworth’s property and some of ours’ too. Hughie began the unofficial tour when we entered their boathouse to pick out our fishing tackle....   [tags: personal narrative] 1160 words
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The Klondike Gold Rush - How would feel to be a multimillionaire in just a couple years, but you have to get the Klondike in Alaska. Many people took this challenge either making their fortune or coming up more broke than they already were. The Klondike Gold Rush played a major role in shaping peoples lives and a time in American history. My paper consists of 3 main topics: first, what people had to go through to get there; second, the harsh conditions they had to endure when they got there; and lastly, the striking at rich part or if at all they did get rich....   [tags: Yukon territory, Alaska]
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Thomas Jefferson’s Hypocrisy Regarding the Louisiana Purchase - Thomas Jefferson proved his hypocrisy through his ever changing views of the Constitution throughout his presidency. At the beginning of his presidency, Jefferson took a strict interpretation of the Constitution. He did not believe the Implied Powers were valid. Later in his presidency, Jefferson changed from his strict views to a loose interpretation of the Constitution using the Implied Powers as his reason. Jefferson proved his hypocrisy through his changing interpretation of the Constitution and his policies regarding the Louisiana Purchase did not cohere with his previously strict views....   [tags: jefferson, louisiana territory, implied powers]
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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - One of the main questions first asked about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict is “who has the rightful claim to the land”, and in my opinion; Israel has rightful claim to the territory. The pro-Israeli stance that I hold is based on the fact that Israel has maintained military dominance over the disputed territory. I see the conflict as a survival of the fittest, where Israel has proved its supremacy by defeating all attempts of invasion and elimination, such as the Yom Kippur War, Six Day war, and the War of Attrition....   [tags: territory, palestinian state, borders]
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Japanese Invasion on Changkufeng Hill - ... The Japanese figured that the Chinese text could still be found by proving that the Russians did not commute the boundary issue to the Ching commissioner. By the year of 1938, Russians interest was to take Changkufeng Hill by invading the territory. As of summer 1938, Foreign Ministry of Korea-Manchuria-USSR is known as the “de-facto frontiers”. Further on, Japanese had investigated on Changkufeng Hill and saw a group of Soviets taking their opportunity to seize the territory.While the Russians were doing their schemes to take the territory, the Japanese military were authorized to defend Changkufeng Hill without “limited strength or distractions”....   [tags: power, territory, violations, military, realism] 1448 words
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Fall of the Roman Empire - The rise and fall of the Roman Empire has bewitched many historians, scholars, and archaeologists alike. This period in history would give way to brilliant leaders, a rising religion, technological advances, a stirring economy and robust army. However as the years would past, the once glorious empire would plummet from political turmoil, a deteriorating economy, religious unrest, and vicious attacks from foreign invaders. (Rosenwein 1-56). The history of the Roman Empire stretches over a thousand years with its foundation traced back to a mythical legend, where two twins named Romulus and Remus were left to die in a river....   [tags: Rome, territory, military prowess, invasion]
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BATTLE IN THE ALEUTIANS - Introduction On 3 June 1942, Japanese forces bombed the small settlement and naval outpost of Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands. Japanese interest in the U.S. territory of Alaska stemmed from the bombing raid of Tokyo on 18 April 1942 in which 16 U.S. B-25 bombers launched from an aircraft carrier in the Pacific. Their origin unknown to Japanese forces, they suspected the aircraft came from a secret base somewhere in the northern U.S. territories. This theory made sense because the farthest west islands in the Aleutian chain lay only 650 miles from Japanese territory....   [tags: Alaskan Territory, Pacific Ocean Fighting]
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Population Data Opens New Global Territory - The globe can be daunting to retailers, but the use of calculated demographic data can educates retailers toward the country who shows greatest promise for retail growth. Retail is fast paced every changing environment and retailers look beyond their current customer base setting their sights abroad to expand into the uncharted fast growing markets of other countries. Global market penetration can seem risky business to retailer who are currently profitably, showing strong growth within their current consumer base, yet retailers understands the need to reach further into the global market and diversify....   [tags: retail market, population, market trends]
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The Reasons for the Conflict in Crimea - Recently, a new conflict arose in Crimea, a Ukrainian territory, which has put the country on a cusp of a civil war. In addition, Crimea has become the peak of political tension between Russia and Ukraine because of the ethnic tension among Russians, Ukrainians, and the Tartars, and the weary relations between West and East. The recent situation is problematic for the future of Europe; the conflict will end either with peace or with a new Great War. Decisions made during the Cold War, a broken promise from the Ukrainian president, the police attack on protestors, and the Russian invasion have contributed to the crisis in Crimea....   [tags: ukranean territory, civil war, political tension]
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What´s Society? - ... Norms change constantly. Every culture has norms that establish expectations about what types of behavior are appropriate for particular people in certain social institutions such as children should be obey to their parent based on the principle of filial piety. When a person violated a norm, members of society responded by recognizing the act as deviant. Deviance is a property conferred upon behavior rather than as an intrinsic quality of behavior. One kind of deviance is crime, which may be punished by the State because a legal norm has been violated....   [tags: social groups, culture, territory] 826 words
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The Practice of Sati: Relations Between British and India - A joyful scene is in view, there is a family celebrating an event and making quite a ruckus with an abundance of food and music. The bride is beautiful in her dress, and her family picks her up and carries her to her husband. They are not headed for the alter however, but for a fiery funeral pyre. There her family will toss her into the fire, and this widow will join her dead husband in the afterlife, prove her commitment to him and to her faith. In the corner stand two well-dressed British men, with their faces turned away from the scene they find dreadful....   [tags: foreign territory, british, control]
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A Brief History of the State of Louisiana - Since 1541, Louisiana has been ruled under ten different flags, starting with Hernando de Soto’s flag, a man who claimed the region for Spain (“About Louisiana”). For six weeks after the Civil War had first started, Louisiana had become an independent commonwealth before finally joining the Confederacy. The Louisiana Purchase was negotiated by President Thomas Jefferson, in 1803, in order to get a part of Louisiana in American hands, which was considered essential (“About Louisiana”). Louisiana was a center for trading and finances during most of its early history and it was one of the most prosperous regions in America due to the act that its land was very abundant....   [tags: American history, territory of Orleans]
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Age of Absolutism: Frederick II of Prussia - During my reign, I’ve concentrated most on expanding my territories and I’ve succeeded in that now I have expanded my territories to new heights and to include that of Silesia, in Austria. It was my decision to expand the empire, but I’ve used the strength of my military to achieve this. I believe myself to be a just, wise, and a kind ruler. Therefore, my treatment of conquered people wouldn’t vary from my treatment of my own people; that is they are treated with hospitality and taken care of as they are my family....   [tags: military, economics, territory]
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Understanding the Exchange Market Rate - Pound to US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate - The fluctuation or well known as the exchange market is the rate at which one currency will be exchange for another. It also regarded as the value of one country’s currency in the terms of another currency. The fluctuation was determined in the foreign exchange market (Wikipedia, 2014). The fluctuation rate is not permanent sometime in one day the fluctuation rate can change from high to low and from low to high. Hard currency is any global traded currency that is expected to serve as a reliable and stable store of value....   [tags: currency, hard currency, overseas territory]
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US Public Lands - U.S. Public Lands are a vital part of our nation and what is stands for, but you rarely hear anything about of these lands or the creation of their units anywhere other than a bleak mention in a high school American history class where they briefly mention their conception or if you seek it out in college. The federal government owns just about 30% of all public lands in the United States, (Bureau of Land Management Lecture), which equates to almost 650 million acres, of land of all different types and terrains....   [tags: US territory, US Forest service, government]
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The Grudge Between the Whigs and the Jacksonians - Since the founding of the nation, opposing opinions have slowed the decisions of the United States government. The two party system would eventually come to dominate the political world of Congress and had fully come of age by 1840 after both originating out of the Democratic - Republican Party of the early 1800’s. During the 1830’s and the 1840’s, the rivalling parties of the Whigs and the Jacksonian democrats would create a grudge match within the government. Matters regarding the political issues of the extension of western boundaries and the power the government held as well as the economic issues regarding the bank and tariffs would strengthen the rivalry between the two parties....   [tags: politics, parties, territiory] 1272 words
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A Brief History of American Imperialism - The United States saw its territory more than double in the first three decades of the 19th century. Bursting with nationalist fervor, an insatiable desire for more land, and a rapidly increasing population, the western frontiers of the United States would not remain east of the Mississippi. The eventual spread of the American nation beyond the Mississippi into Native and French land, referred to as “Manifest Destiny” by John O’Sullivan, was rationalized as a realization of their God given duty....   [tags: Native American genocide]
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Did Thomas Jefferson Abandon His Ethics for the Lousiana Purchase - Did Thomas Jefferson give up his deeply held political values in order to purchase the Louisiana Territory from the French (P. 2). This is the major question that has led to much debate within the early history of America (P. 1). Some historians argue that Thomas Jefferson did, in fact, throw away his commitment to states’ rights and constructionism by the large purchase of Louisiana for the U.S. (P.1). On the other hand, some believe that President Jefferson supported his political beliefs, the fortification of the republican government, with the Louisiana Purchase (P....   [tags: political values questioned, American history] 1030 words
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Nation-State and Transnational Entities - Introduction There is a distinct difference between a nation, state, and nation-state. Modern Nation-State developed over the 20th century to compensate for the inadequacy portrayed by pluralistic empires and extreme nationalism. It is as a result of states seeking to expand their fixed territory that various wars emerged. Countries in Europe after experiencing the full effect of such wars opted to integrate thus forming the EU which is a transnational entity. In order to enjoy the full benefits of globalization it is expected in future transnational entity will play a major role than individual modern nation-state....   [tags: Definition, Differences, Nationalism]
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Imperialism and Alaska and Puerto Rico - Imperialism Definition: Imperialism is the act of big and powerful countries expanding their rule to smaller, less powerful countries. Commonly this results in monarchy and oligarchy governments, one leader makes all of the decisions. Alaska Dates: Russia first offered Alaska in 1859, but we were in the middle of the Civil War and we couldn’t focus on buying more land. On March 30, 1867, United States Secretary of State, William Steward, quickly accepted the offer to buy Alaska. On January 3, 1959, Alaska became an official state....   [tags: USA, territories,] 544 words
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Greatest Deal in History - The Louisiana Purchase is known as the greatest “real estate deals in history.” This territory included current Louisiana and part of Florida all the way north into Canada and expanded westward. This piece of land went through different periods of ownership between Spain and France before France sold the land to the United States. For a while, many US citizens and congressmen did not know the importance of owning this piece of land, therefore when it came to Congress voting about the purchase it almost failed....   [tags: Louisiana purchase, spain, france]
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The Life of William Henry Harrison: Summary and Reflection - On March 4th, 1841, William Henry Harrison took office, becoming the 9th President of the United States. Our ninth president is mostly known for his incredibly short time in office, which lasted only one month. Contrary to popular belief, the life of Harrison was incredibly eventful, and held many achievements. To begin, Harrison’s early life took place on his wealthy father’s plantation in Virginia, then going to college in order to study history at Hampden-Sydney College, and later medicine at the University of Pennsylvania....   [tags: president, whig, battles]
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The Characteristics of the Nation-State and Transnational Entities - Nation-states deal certain characteristics of self-rule, organized government, territory, and population. Self-rule implies that nation-states rule themselves. They are free and not colonies of some other country. For example, the U.S. was a colony of Great Britain until the American Revolution. As a consequence of the American Revolution, the United States formed a nation-state. Organized government is the manner in which nation-states rule themselves. For example, the government of the U.S. is organized into three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial and into three levels: federal, state, and local....   [tags: Government]
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The Extension of Slavery Into the American West - The prospect of slavery’s extension into the American West most certainly shaped sectional politics by inflaming grievances and tensions, and sparking heated and occasionally violent protests, yet compromise sometimes was reached – occasionally among strange political bedfellows – in the interest of holding off the specter of civil war. This paper will focus on the issues surrounding the possible extension of slavery into the following areas: the Missouri Territory and the Louisiana Purchase in general, Texas (annexation), the Oregon Territory, California (annexation), Nebraska (unorganized), and the Kansas Territory....   [tags: U.S. History ] 1670 words
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The Formative Years of The Louisiana Purchase - To buy or not to buy, that is the question. Although it was the greatest “real estate” deal, the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 was perhaps one of the most controversial events in American History. President Thomas Jefferson, although he was a Founding Father and the primary writer of the Declaration of Independence, faced major opposition with his decision to purchase the Louisiana Territory from the French. Most of the opposition he faced, however, was domestic. Jefferson was the founder of the Democratic-Republic Party and believed in an agrarian society with strong local governments (i.e....   [tags: american history] 954 words
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Australia: A Brief History and Analysis - Australia, formally known as the Commonwealth of Australia, was formed in 1901. This was the result of six independent British colonies that came together to form a new nation. The foundation for this federation, as they refer to themselves by, is known as the Australian Constitution. This written document acts as the basis for which how the government can operate and what it can do. Under the Constitution, the Australian Government is a federal system of government. Utilizing this system powers are divided between the central, Australian Government, and states of the nation, the six state governments....   [tags: Commonwealth countries, Oceania]
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The United States Purchase of Alaska - Russia Gained hold of Alaska when the explorer Vitus Bering landed there in the 1740’s. The United States began expanding westward in the mid 1800’s. Along with the colonization of the west, some American politicians began to show interest in the Russian-owned territory of Alaska and all of its geological and political resources. Several political meetings throughout the world ensued, Along with a surge in Russian-American communication. In 1867, the territory of Alaska was purchased from Russia by the United States....   [tags: Russian-American relations, natural resources] 835 words
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The Social Cat: The Lion - The Social Cat Most wild cats are known to be solitary mammals, but there is one exception—the lion. Lions have captured the attention of many because of their exciting sociality. Lions are group hunters; other cats are solitary hunters. Lions live in groups; other cats live alone. In their article “The Short Happy Life of a Serengeti Lion”, Quammen, David, and Michael Nichols explain that these cats are “the only feline that’s truly social” (60). One common movie in today’s society, “The Lion King”, portrays the lion as the “King of the Jungle.” Many humans view lions as vicious, roaring animals that are the top of the food chain....   [tags: lion, mammals, hunters, group, social]
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The Effects of the Treaty of Paris - The Treaty of Paris had ended The Seven Years War (The French and Indian War). This treaty was signed on February 10th, 1763. During the war, Britain and France were fighting for power over North America. This war lasted from 1754 until 1763. The British and French were struggling for power over North America for almost one-hundred years. To take control of the Indian problem, King George III ordered the proclamation (the treaty) in 1763. The Treaty of Paris did not involve Prussia and Austria, they had signed a separate treaty, The Treaty of Hubertusburg, five days later....   [tags: proclamation, power, america, treaty] 529 words
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The Louisiana Purchase - Such were the words written by a newspaper contributor describing a monumental event that would impact the history of America forever: the Louisiana Purchase. The history of the Louisiana Territory was mostly that of ownership transfers between Spain and France. It was originally claimed by Spain during the exploration of the New World. However, Spain lost the territory to French setters, who called the area New France. After the 7 Year’s War Spain regained Louisiana. During this time, the port city of New Orleans grew to become a major trade center in North America....   [tags: History, Expansion, Exploration] 868 words
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William Henry Harrison - William Henry Harrison William Henry Harrison was born February 9th, 1773 on Berkeley Plantation in Charles City County, Virginia (Peterson 4). Harrison was the youngest of seven children in his family. His family was wealthy and participated in politics actively (Miller Center). Harrison’s father was governor of Virginia for three terms (Miller Center) and signed the declaration of Independence (The White House). During this time in history, younger male siblings would usually enter the military, clergy, or trade because the oldest sibling usually took the household property....   [tags: Biography, US President, Military, Senate]
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Border Disputes: Adams-Onis and Jeddah Treaties - Border disputes have been extremely common over the past one thousand years. One dispute in particular was in 1819, called the Adams-Onís Treaty, and was between the United States (US) and the Spanish country borders. One other border dispute, happened recently in 2000, called The Treaty of Jeddah, 2000. Despite the two hundred year gap between these treaties, they have similarities within them. This is just a taste of the border disputes that have happened in the past. The Adams-Onís Treaty was signed in February 1819 by John Quincy Adams and Don Luis de Onís, hence the name, Adams-Onís Treaty....   [tags: United States, Spain, Yemen, Saudi Arabia] 591 words
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Victory through Broken Promises - ... On April 6, 1821, Mexican and US leaders signed a treaty “to prevent Indians living in its territory from committing hostilities against either citizens or of Indians living within the other’s jurisdiction” . When US settlers in Nacogdoches, a city along the Neches River, were being attacked by Indians, US congress voted to send General Edmund P. Gaines to observe the situation along the Neches River. The leaders of Mexico were not fulfilling their part of the treaty by allowing Texas settlers to be attacked by Native Americans in their territory, so the US congress reasoned that they must take care of the situation in Texas....   [tags: US breaking treaties with France and Mexico]
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What Role did U.S. Propaganda Play in the United States Joining World War Two? - What Role did U.S. Propaganda Play in the United States Joining World War Two.   Table of Contents Plan of Investigation ……………………………………………….. 1 Summary of Evidence ……………………………………………… 2 Evaluation of Sources ……………………………………………….3 Analysis ……………………………………………………………… 4 Conclusion …………………………………………………………… 8 Work Cited ……………………………………………………………9  PLAN OF INVESTIGATION This investigation evaluates the significance of the role the media played in helping the Allie Forces win World War Two. To be specific, World War Two occurred between the years of 1939 to 1945....   [tags: emotion of citizens, support, Roosevelt]
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Impact of the Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark Expedition - The year of 1803 significantly changed our nation eternally. It stunned many people. In no way, shape or form, did we ever believe that our nation would expand so rapidly. What started with the small purchase of New Orleans led into the substantial purchase of the Louisiana Territory. This was a purchase that will make Thomas Jefferson a man to be remembered. Although, he wasn’t the only man who impacted the United States during this time period. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark are the two men that are greatly known for their expedition across the Louisiana Territory....   [tags: American History]
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The Impact of Gang Violence in Oklahoma - ... A lot of gangs will begin inside a prison and then expanded to the streets. All gangs have different initiations to get into a gang and different initiations to get out of a gang. An initiation is a mark of becoming something new as some cultures believe it is a sign of you being reborn and becoming something new. Most gang initiation involve the gangs member beating you senseless or having you kill someone. There was a case around 15 years ago where two boys that went to Putnam City North High School that had to do an initiation to get into a gang....   [tags: homocides, violence, members] 1329 words
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The Politics of the Louisiana Purchase - Before Thomas Jefferson ever entered the presidency, he believed in the “Empire of Liberty.” He wrote in a letter to a friend that “Our confederacy must be viewed as the nest from which all America, North or South, is to be peopled.” His motives for the intense eye on American expansion were greatness for his country, as well as for himself. He was disgusted with the idea of North America being divided into nation-states like Europe. His goal was for the ideals of the American Revolution to spread over the whole continent....   [tags: Thomas Jefferson, Empire of Liberty]
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Development of the American Constitution - The Constitution was originally constructed as a document to unify a young nation, ensure rights, and prevent one man from having too much power. In order for the Constitution to be ratified, it evaded addressing divisive issues between the north and south, as to keep both sections of the union in favor of the Constitution. As the nation as well as its dependency on slavery grew, the ambiguity of the Constitution gave way to tension on three major issues between the abolitionist north and the pro-slavery south-what the protocol should be pertaining to runaway slaves, the slave status of newly formed states, and could states legally and peacefully secede from the Union....   [tags: american history, american government] 1682 words
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Ratification of the Constitution and the Louisiana Purchase - Two issues during the early republic were the ratification of the Constitution and the purchase of the Louisiana Territory. The Constitution of the United States was written in 1787, yet there was a struggle for its ratification that went on until 1790. The Louisiana Purchase was the acquisition by the United States of America in 1803. Some historical circumstances surrounding the issue of the ratification of the Constitution was weakness of the new government under the Articles of Confederation which led to the Constitutional Convention....   [tags: American history, early republic] 551 words
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The Perils of Expansion during Thomas Jefferson and James Polk - Rich with exotic scenes and characters, the westward expansion of the United States has long intrigued the storyteller. Often, inspired by this setting, he has chosen to write of gunfights and Indian raids, or of idealistic pioneers battling nature on the frontier’s edge. But there exists a far darker epic of the high plains and the dry deserts: that of a nation whose drastic expansion rent it apart. The grandiose and decisive policies of American presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Polk saw the vast expanses west of the Mississippi River absorbed into the Union, extending the nation west to the Pacific and south to Mexico....   [tags: expansion, civil, war, government, social] 875 words
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Manifest Destiny to the West Coast in the United States - During the years of 1845 to 1848, the United States was in the middle of a rapid expansion from the east all the way to what we know as California today. Manifest Destiny was a term that used to describe that the country will stretch from the east coast to the west coast. How “manifest destiny” applies is along the way to expanding towards the frontier, Mexico had a hold of the southwestern part of the country going from Texas and Arizona to as far as Utah and California. The state that stood in the middle between the rapidly expanding United States and Mexico, is Texas....   [tags: expanding, frontier, mexico, texas, government] 723 words
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