Essays Tagged: "Great Lakes"

The relevancy of the heartland - hinterland distinction in Canada's economic geography

a national scale, the Canadian metropolis is Toronto, and the region with the most influence is the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Lowlands. But while immense influence radiates outward from the metropolis ... s southern Ontario and Quebec stretching from Quebec City to Windsor. This heartland, occupying the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Lowlands, coincides with several favourable physical characteristics such a ...

(4 pages) 93 1 2.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Investing in Canada

etre border and the five largest freshwater lakes in the world with the United States. Known as the Great Lakes, they provide a route to the Atlantic via the St.- Lawrence Seaway, permitting direct ac ... ector create more and better-paying jobs. Spending smarter, targeting resources where the payoff is greatest, and reallocating funds to new priorities.-Increasing global trade and advances in technolo ...

(9 pages) 195 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

"Indian gaming not only works for Indian Country, it works for America". Assignment: Write an essay supporting a controversial issue.

eage who occupied eastern Tennessee and the western Carolinas. Previously they had lived around the Great Lakes, moving south after their defeat by the Delaware and Iroquois. Their population in 1650 ...

(9 pages) 324 2 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The War of 1812 and the British Naval Blockades on the American expansion into Canada on Lake Erie.

The War of 1812 was a cause from the Naval blockades from Great Britain, and American expansionism into Canada. This war was decided on the battlefield, as we ... an expansionism into Canada. This war was decided on the battlefield, as well as the oceans and the Great Lakes. The Royal Navy had blockaded many of the harbors of the United States, and thus the Uni ... had blockaded many of the harbors of the United States, and thus the United States declared war on Great Britain. Even though the United States was outnumbered in ships in their navy, they still outf ...

(10 pages) 61 1 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

A text about the blacfeet indians...

rn scholars believe that the Blackfeet migrated westward over three centuries ago from the northern Great Lakes region; their language belongs to the Algonkian linguistic family (centered in that regi ... growth was soon cut short by the invasion of white settlers into Indian territory.Undoubtedly, the greatest devastation to the Indian people was the near extinction of the buffalo by the white settle ...

(2 pages) 45 2 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Title: The seven years war Teacher comment:"your clarity is precise and your mechanics have improved."

d and claimed a vast region of the continental interior, ranging from Louisiana in the South to the Great Lakes in the North. To secure their hold on these enormous claims, they founded a whole string ... ec, the center of the French empire in North America.The English, meanwhile, were preparing for the great population leap across the Appalachians into Ohio and beyond. In 1749 a group of Virginian bus ...

(5 pages) 70 0 5.0 Mar/2004

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

U.S.A's Economic Growth

he United States of America in the 10th century. The Erie Canal connected the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes. The Transcontinental railroad was a giant railroad that connected the east and west coa ... s and people inspired the idea of an Erie Canal. They made plans for a waterway that would link the Great Lakes with the eastern seaboard, developed about 1783, but the waterway received little popula ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Articles of confederation

ery significant pieces of legislation dealing with the Old Northwest, the area of land south of the Great Lakes, east of the Mississippi River, and to the northwest of the Ohio River. The Land Ordinan ...

(4 pages) 47 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


cause it consists of two peninsulas completely separated by water and bordering on four of the five Great Lakes. Between Lakes Michigan and Huron is the Straits of Mackinac, which separate Michigan's ... hort summers.Michigan owes its beautiful and entertaining advantages to its central location on the Great Lakes and to thousands of inland lakes threaded by thousands of miles of streams. The Circle D ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Benefits of Midwestern Agriculture on United States Economy

its ideal soil and climate, the Midwest is a prime agricultural area.Located in the Midwest is the Great Lakes Basin, also known as the world's largest system of fresh water. This Basin has more than ... our families and growth to our economy.Works CitedAllardice, David R., and Steve Thorp. A Changing Great Lakes Economy. 02 Nov. 1998.Environmental Protection Agency. 11 Oct. 2004.Central Regional Mee ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Louis Jolliet

liet was a French explorer who was the first European to travel down the Mississippi River from the Great Lakes. In his earlier/younger life, he had been taught at the Jesuit seminary (in Quebe ... River, after a year's study of hydrography in France and some years as a trader and trapper on the Great Lakes. He, Father Marquette (who by the way was a Jesuit priest), and 5 other voyageurs, set o ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Zebra Mussel

expand into new areas. It appears that in 1985 or 1986 the Zebra Mussel had been introduced to the Great Lakes region and was discovered in Lake Erie in 1988. It is believed the Zebra mussels were ca ... is believed the Zebra mussels were carried in the ballast water of transoceanic ships entering the Great lakes. By 1996 Zebra Mussels had been found in all of the Great Lakes (Zebra Mussels in North ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Effects of Sea lamprey on the Great Lakes.

Sea Lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) have been causing extraordinary damage to the fishes in the Great Lakes since the 1940's and humankind have had problems with control efforts ever since. Sea la ... ny fish if given the opportunity. The fish populations have been drastically declining all over the Great lakes. With every new control effort follows a number of problems, therefore allowing the Sea ...

(8 pages) 27 0 4.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Minnesota History, Ojibwa Indians

jibwa end up here?The Ojibwa are an American Indian ethnolinguistic group centered around the upper great lakes and in Canada and the United States. The Ojibwa are a part of a group of central Algonqu ... le Lacs Band realizes how important it is to hold on to traditional culture and is therefore making great strides to teach its children the Ojibwa language.For example, all children in the Ojibwa day ...

(14 pages) 41 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Food And Culture Of The Midwest

nois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana, Illinois, and Nebraska. South of these states is the great Mississippi River and to the north is the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes were formed by the glac ...

(2 pages) 1035 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

S.S Edmund Fitzgerald

The ship itself weighed over 13 632 tones and was 729 feet long. It was the largest carrier on the great lakes from 1958 to 1971. The ship left superior wisconsin and was headed for Detroit, M ...

(1 pages) 642 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

War Of 1812

hese.The Rush-Bagot agreement, the first of the relations between foreign countries was directed to Great Brittan. This agreement established a median between the United States and Great Brittan on th ... he Great Lakes. The agreement was put into effect to limit naval armaments on the lakes, making the Great Lakes the longest un defended border in the world. With Brittan accepting and both countries b ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

John Quincy Adams As Sec. Of State

current time is demonstrating that we as a nation are becoming stronger. The fact that we have told Great Britain they cannot settle more colonies on American soil shows that we are beginning to see o ... The Rush-Bagot Agreement for example, was created so the British would not have enough power in the Great Lakes to attack any part of the United States. If they chose to attack anyway, we had the same ...

(4 pages) 526 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Letters from an American Youngster - an essay on the elements of what makes an early American according to Hector St. John de Crevecoeur, author of "Letters from an American Farmer"

the opposite was true. Crevecoeur explains this here:It [America] is not composed, as in Europe, of great lords who possess everything, and of a herd of people who have nothing. Here are no aristocrat ... , no bishops, no ecclesiastical dominion, no invisible power giving to a few a very visible one; no great manufacturers employing thousands, no great refinements of luxury. (23)Not only were early Ame ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The international crimial cour

mbique, Liberia, and El Salvador during armed conflicts; and slaughter of innocent civilians in the Great Lakes region of Africa and Algeria. It had been established after the Nuremberg trials that in ...

(3 pages) 52 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law