Essays Tagged: "canadian border"

James J. Hill

aul and Pacific Railroad in 1878, Hill began to amalgamate several smaller lines reaching up to the Canadian border and west into Dakota Territory. By the end of 1885 Hill had expanded the railroad fa ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

US/Canadian Native American Identities: A brief history and the identity dillema.

US/Canadian Native Americans and Their IdentitiesWhat is Native American? Does it mean that one is desc ... nd how they view themselves. Few people know much about Native Americans crossing the United States/Canadian border. Some Native Americans lose their national identity because they feel they are from ... cters, April and her sister Cheryl Raintree, were Metis, people of mixed Native American and French-Canadian ancestry. Because of this, people had preconceived notions about the girls. The people in t ...

(11 pages) 282 0 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Seneca Indian tribe

lonial period they held the balance of power between the French and English. Particulary around the Canadian border. The Seneca opposed the extension of French settlement southwards from Canada, and w ... under President Ulysses S. Grand on the Board of Indian Commissioners. For a while he lived in the Canadian woods under traditional Iroquoian style. Parker served as military secretary to General Gra ...

(5 pages) 67 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Stafford and Owen on War in Poetry

age is the same, it is presented in completely opposite ways."At the Un-National Monument Along the Canadian Border," was written by William Stafford to show his appreciation of peace by being rather ...

(3 pages) 41 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

America and Canada: Two Healthcare Systems, Same Crisis

While Americans are flooding over the Canadian border in search of cheaper prescriptions, Canadians are passing them at the border on the ... ions, Canadians are passing them at the border on the way to see American doctors. The American and Canadian models of health care systems on the surface are vastly different. So when they do parallel ... better, according to Smith (2003), their pool of doctors is also shrinking:The plight and flight of Canadian doctors reached its peak in the mid-1990s when the government tightened its healthcare budg ...

(4 pages) 150 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

War Of 1812

ad the Indians do this as an attempt to keep the U.S. border as low as possible - not exceeding the Canadian border. France had made no such attempts to interfere with America; they in fact only had t ... Britain's enormous, notorious navy would not allow the exporting of America's goods. The desire for Canadian colonies to join the United States, and the accusations of the British supplying Indians wi ...

(5 pages) 34 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What Is Canada

ite intimidating. Although Canada is so huge, it has a rather small population clumped along the US/Canadian border. Consisting of 10 provinces and 3 territories, Canada is not only divided by politic ... physical attributes. The west coast is mountainous; the Prairie Provinces are flat grasslands. The Canadian Shield is rugged and scattered with lakes, and the Maritimes are different altogether with ...

(1 pages) 461 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

The Untouchables

bout illegal liquor activities. After a successful raid on a storage facility and a shootout at the Canadian border, Capone is furious. He puts out contracts on Ness and his "˜Untouchables.' One ...

(7 pages) 9 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Tim O'Brien

g against. When O'Brien first received his draft notice in the summer of 1968, he spent days at the Canadian border considering whether or not he would report for boot camp. After a long time searchin ...

(9 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Tim O'Brien

g against. When O'Brien first received his draft notice in the summer of 1968, he spent days at the Canadian border considering whether or not he would report for boot camp. After a long time searchin ...

(8 pages) 10 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Blackfoot Tribe

ving in Canada use the name Blackfoot. The Blackfeet live on both sides of the United States Canadian border in Montana and Alberta. Historically, the tribes that make up today's Blackfeet nati ... ulation. Many died with the disappearance of the buffalo because it was their main food source. The Canadian Blackfoot settled in three reservations.

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History