Essays Tagged: "Lake Superior"

Wisconsin The State And History

Wisconsin, in the north central United States, is bordered by Lake Superior on the north, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan on the northeast, Lake Michigan on the e ... also has substantial heavy industry, centered around Milwaukee and nearby cities along the shore of Lake Michigan.Wisconsin ranks 22nd in size among the states. It covers 169,642 sq km (65,499 sq mi), ... i) of inland water. Also under jurisdiction of the state is 24,229 sq km (9,355 sq mi) of waters in lakes Michigan and Superior. Wisconsin is roughly rectangular in shape, except for the Door Peninsul ...

(3 pages) 20 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The American Dream: The Great Gatsby

ple, James Gatz's heavenly, almost unbelievable rise from "beating his way along the south shore of Lake Superior as a clam-digger and a salmon-fisher" to the great, i.e. excessive, Gatsby, housed in ...

(3 pages) 89 1 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby -A critical analysis of The Great Gatsby

ple, James Gatz's heavenly, almost unbelievable rise from "beating his way along the south shore of Lake Superior as a clam-digger and a salmon-fisher" (Fitzgerald 95) to the great, i.e. excessive, Ga ...

(10 pages) 143 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Michigan

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 two pe ... igan's two peninsulas. The Detroit and Saint Clair rivers border the Lower Peninsula on the east by Lakes Huron, Saint Clair, and Erie and, all of them separate the state from the Canadian province of ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Diversity In Outdoor Adventure Recreation

ved limitations" (www.wildernessinquiry.com). They offer adventurous activities such as Kayaking in Lake Superior or Dog sledding in the Superior National Forest of Minnesota. Most of the participants ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

S.S Edmund Fitzgerald

The Sea Swallows Again On November 10th, 1975. The S.S Edmund Fitzgerald went under in Lake Superior. The S.S Edmund Fitzgerald caried a total of 29 crew members. The ship itself weighed ... hip 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, Michiga ...

(1 pages) 447 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Round Goby

ross the ocean. Zebra mussels, discovered in the 1990's posed a major threat for the southern Great Lakes, and the round goby is now posing a threat for the native fish species in all five of the Grea ... bius melanstomus, is the newest addition to the dangerous list of exotic species invading the Great Lakes (SGNIS 2001). The round Goby was not discovered until 1990 when it was found in the St. Clair ...

(1 pages) 458 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Has Gatsby Achieved The American Dream?

ally James Gatz, a boy from North Dakota with noble aspirations and a strong work ethic. He went to Lake Superior, taking menial jobs as a clam digger and the like, then went west to Minnesota for a b ... where he stayed for two weeks before dropping out. Still searching for his destiny, he returned to Lake Superior, where he met a man by the name of Dan Cody. Cody, a disillusioned millionaire, took a ...

(3 pages) 9 2 5.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gatsby And The Pink Suit

ns he lived quite a plain life. For example, " . . . he had beaten his way along the south shore of Lake Superior as a clam digger and a salmon fisher or in any other capacity that brought him food an ...

(4 pages) 4487 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Robinson Superior Treaty: A Document Analysis Essay

the recent success of mining operations in Michigan, and by the discovery of copper on the shore of Lake Huron. While the British, inspired with dreams of mineral development and exploitation, constan ... ams of mineral development and exploitation, constantly surveyed and explored the areas surrounding Lake Huron and Lake Superior, the Ojibwa of that region became increasingly tense with the constant ...

(8 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

A Stranger to the World

It was a cold winter’s morning; the rain was falling, forming lake-like puddles on the frozen ground below. The ferocious wind was whirling through the tops of th ...

(3 pages) 354 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Lawren Harris

Lawren Harris: North Shore, Lake Superior�Lawren HarrisNorth Shore, Lake Superior (1926)Oil on canvas 102.2 x 128.3 c ... much so that one might say that he re-imagined theosophy through Canadian art.�North Shore, Lake Superior is an oil painting on a 102.2 cm x 128.3 cm canvas. Harris used calm soothing cool col ... d out horizontally through the canvas. In the foreground, there is a tree trunk at the shore of the lake, placed right at the centre of the painting. The tree is stripped bare of its leaves and branch ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2012

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Tragic Sinking of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald: The Investigation Continues

Titanic, yet not many people know about the massive freighter, SS Edmund Fitzgerald, which sank in Lake Superior. Though some people say that no one will ever know what truly happened due to no distr ... down, tests have shown that hurricane force winds, the deadly winter storm, up to 40 foot waves on Lake Superior that day and the fact that the ship was experiencing technical problems, are the reaso ...

(13 pages) 1 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers