Essays Tagged: "new territory"

Describe the Lewis and Clark Expedition. What were the problems encountered? How did Lewis and Clark prepare for it? What were the results of the Expedition?

shortest route from the Missouri to the Pacific Ocean. Other expectations included finding out the new territory's geographical features such as the type of soil, the type of weather, and the length ... oute to the Pacific Ocean had been successfully accomplished, but there were some discoveries about new types of animals and plants too. Grizzly bears, coyotes, prairie dogs, and cougars were the new ...

(7 pages) 184 3 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Compromise of 1850.

Compromise of 1850Compromise of 1850. The annexation of Texas to the United States and the gain of new territory by the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo at the close of the Mexican War (1848) aggravated t ... e Union was not threatened; he favored admission of California as a free state and encouragement of New Mexico to enter as a free state. These sentiments were voiced in Congress by William H. Seward. ...

(2 pages) 108 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Pro-Slavery Arguments.

omise that stands out more than any other was the Missouri Compromise of 1820 which stated that any new territory above 36°30" would be free, and any territory south of that line would be slave. T ...

(3 pages) 75 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay is on President Millard Fillmore. It gives a breif bio and explains what he did during his presidency for the country and gives my view.

llmore was the president of the United States between 1850-1853. Born in the Finger Lakes county of New York in 1800, Fillmore as a youth endured the hardships frontier life and was a hard worker. He ... tled the Compromise of 1850, which was the annexation of Texas to the United States and the gain of new territory by the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. Hostility began between North and South concerning ...

(3 pages) 15 0 1.0 Jan/2004

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

US Expansionism and Imperialism/Manifest Destiny/Acquisition of Hawaii

he most crucial wars in American history--the Mexican War. Not only did the United States gain much new territory and power during these years, but it also adopted a foreign policy via the Monroe Doct ... divine mission to populate and settle North America. This term inspired those who wanted to start a new life in the west to make it a mission to be completed immediately.Another important term that de ...

(13 pages) 181 1 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The new American culture reflected a republican vision of the nation's future. Agree/Disagree -cite specific examples.

arty met its demise soon after the "revolution" of 1800 and Republicans gained political power, the new American culture did not entirely reflect a republican vision of the nation's culture. As Republ ... e done. That is why when this offer came about, and nothing in the Constitution mentioned obtaining new territory, Jefferson hesitated. According to the strict-constructionist view, America did not ha ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Three Main Causes of World War I

rism. Militarism is the act of building up armies for threats against other countries - taking over new territory - and protection from other countries who decide to invade. In the 1900's, the two str ...

(4 pages) 81 1 4.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Study Notes for Chapter 1 of "From Gracchi to Nero, A History of Rome 133 BC to AD 68" by: H.H. Scullard

fact Roman religious law (the ius fetiale) did not countenance wars of aggression designed to gain new territory.* Very slowly, partly by accident and partly by design, Roman interest extended throug ... on was alien to their traditional* The Romans gave a less frigid welcome to Stoicism which taught a new doctrine of the relation of man to God and offered a new way of life.a) One of the leadi ...

(6 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Should American citizens during the time of the American Revolution have become Patriots or Loyalists

ounds. Britain also gained from the French; Canada, the Ohio Valley and some Caribbean islands. The new territory the British gained came at far too high a price, for the cost of governing the colonis ... This was known as Salutary Neglect. Now, in order to recover from their deficit and deal with their new expenses, the British changed their policies. They enacted laws that definitively set up a Merca ...

(4 pages) 25 0 3.0 Apr/2005

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

Poe's Burial Motifs.

3, shortly after Poe became afflicted. His writing helped him to cope with his troubles and explore new territory in literature. Poe's interest in the supernatural, retribution, and perverse cause the ... ely sinning allows the man to feel power. He is in control of his actions. I "...hung it because I knew that it had loved me, and because I knew that in so doing I was committing a sin..." (Poe 2). Ch ...

(10 pages) 29 1 1.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Events in the late 1800's that led to the civil war in America

irst off, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed by Mexico in 1848 causing controversy over the new territory acquired from our southern border. Northerners did not want the new territory to becom ... years later The Compromise of 1850 was put into place to help solve several problems regarding the new territory. In the end the compromise decided on several conditions: 1. the southern border of Te ...

(2 pages) 50 0 5.0 Jan/2006

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

The Causes of World War I

rism. Militarism is the act of building up armies for threats against other countries - taking over new territory - and protection from other countries who decide to invade. In the 1900's, the two str ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Walmart

trenchment*Wal-Mart's domestic geographic strategy was the manner in which it expanded outward into new geographic areas. Wal-Mart always expanded into adjoining geographic areas, saturating each area ... lways expanded into adjoining geographic areas, saturating each area with stores before moving into new territory.*Wal-Mart also derives cost savings through sharing activities with their suppliers. T ...

(3 pages) 557 0 1.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Law and welfare of society

e Aboriginal system of laws were disregarded by settlers and as stated by Turner (2005, p. 24) 'the new territory was regarded for practical purposes as being unoccupied (that is, terra nullius), with ...

(7 pages) 106 0 3.4 Aug/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Jamestown vs. The Chesapeake Bay Colonies

explorers during the first sixty years of the seventeenth century was to resettle themselves upon a new territory. Most of the settlers had never set foot upon the soil of the new land and it was nece ... pon the soil of the new land and it was necessary for them to acclimate themselves with their brand new environment. This severance from their motherland, England, enabled the new settlers to develop ...

(6 pages) 38 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

411 ON HOW TO ATTRACT WOMEN

men arrives at the club do not attack her like a ravenous vulture. Women like to become familiar to new circumstances.Let her have a few drinks and chat with her friends before rushing her hoping to b ... t her have a few drinks and chat with her friends before rushing her hoping to be the first to mark new territory.When approaching there will be anxiousness and fear, women understand and are fully aw ...

(2 pages) 357 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

COMPROMIE OF 1850

ey hoped the "Great Compromise " would put to rest all the issues of slavery and the questions over newly annexed territory. This territory was from the Mexican-American War. Henry Clay, "The Great Co ... last provision was to be neutral, and would be decide later. Three of these questions came from the newly annexed territory from the Mexican-American War. The three questions coming from the new terri ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Civil War Was Inevitable

Wilmot Proviso. This was presented by David Wilmot and it said that slavery should not exist in any new territory obtained by the U.S. The northerners fully understood where Wilmot was coming from and ... n slavery and other politic issues. Abe's perspective on slavery was that it shall not exist in any newly acquired territories. Many southern states were getting sick of hearing this, so the seven sta ...

(4 pages) 97 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Expansionism DBQ

those and "help" them in as many socioeconomic ways as possible. However, the United States in its newfound power no longer tried to control those within its continental borders, for it strove to ass ... they sought to expand their territory. Developing into a major world power came with the craving of new trade and opportunities. The powerful countries of the world saw it necessary to divide the worl ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Untitled

manities 4A 7 January 2002 The Sea of Grass In this novel by Conrad Richter, the end of the New Mexico frontier as seen through the eyes of Hal, the nephew of one of the last great cattle ranc ... which he had loved so much. Lutie Cameron was the gentle, cultivated woman he brought to the brutal new territory to be his wife. She married him, brought a foreign prettiness to his ranch, and even g ...

(1 pages) 296 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History