Essays Tagged: "Ohio River"

The Influence of Technology In American History

ssfullyfor commerce. Four years later the first steamboat was launched west of the mountains on the Ohio River.The first mass-produced locomotives were introduced in 1812 by John Blenkinsop. In their ...

(3 pages) 98 1 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Deals with the clash between the French and British (English) in the 1750s over the land in the Ohio Valley.

he American and Canadian forests nearly wiping out the beaver population. As they ventured into the Ohio Valley, they began to meet English settlers who were traveling west to avoid the filth and crow ... owds of coastal settlements.In 1749, several prominent English and Virginian businessmen formed the Ohio Company and received a large grant of about 500,000 acres in the Ohio Valley. The fertile soil ...

(3 pages) 60 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


was called the French and Indian War. MAJOR WASHINGTON. Scuffles between France and Britian in the Ohio River valley triggered the opening shots of the French played an important part as fighting beg ... he mononghela and Allegheny rivers meet. The fort was to protect Virgina's land claims in the upper Ohio River valley.PROCLAMATION OF 1763Pontiac's war convinced the British to close western lands to ...

(1 pages) 135 3 3.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

This essay is about the short story "I'm a fool" by Sherwood Anderson. The story is about how a horse swipe lies to a pretty young lady.

Elinor Woodbury, Mr. Wilbur Wessen, and Miss Lucy Wessen that he was "Walter Mathers for Marietta, Ohio," and that his "father owned the horse About Ben Ahem," and that his father "had let him out to ... down in Marietta, and "about the big stables and the grand big house," He had on the hill above the Ohio River. He justifies this by saying that he knew enough not to brag and to make it seem like the ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A biography on george rogers clark.

in January 1778. He ordered Clark to try and capture as many British-held territories north of the Ohio River.In 1778, General George set out from Pennsylvania on a secret mission down the Ohio River ...

(2 pages) 33 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

American History

. These items could not be easily carried over the mountains tot he East, but had to float down the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers on boats. These Farmers wanted the right of deposit at New Orleans. When ... their views.The Land Ordinance of 1786 provided a more method for settling public land north of the Ohio River. They would be surveyed and divided into townships.The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 was pa ...

(3 pages) 47 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Just an old man's opinion

n the security of the border states and the long wide, rolling transportation conduits known as the Ohio, Tennessee, Cumberland and Mississippi Rivers. These were the grand prizes that would either sp ... e not the prize. The prize was geography. Lincoln understood this better than anyone.Geography--the Ohio River, the key to the Mississippi and the eventual key to the war. The South gave it little emp ...

(7 pages) 26 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Nightclub Business plan in detail

e;cor-Exciting sound and light show-High-end promotions-150-seat rooftop patio, which overlooks the Ohio River, and also offers high drive by exposure.The new complex is anticipated to capture the foc ...

(9 pages) 315 1 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Mississippi River System.

as the main stem of the vast inland waterways system is taken into account. With completion of the Ohio River canalization in 1929, the Upper Mississippi River canalization in 1940, and enlargement o ... or barge transportation moving from the Texas and West Louisiana areas to the upper Mississippi and Ohio Rivers.The Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet, completed in June 1965, is a dredged channel from New ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Avoiding Shark Attacks

only shark species to regularly enter fresh water, traveling up the Mississippi River as far as the Ohio River. A third dangerous species is the tiger shark, which can grow to 20 feet. Tiger sharks so ...

(2 pages) 24 2 4.2 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays

Analyze the cultural and economic responses of TWO of the following groups to the Indians of North American before 1750: Brits, French, Spanish.

e lasting animosity of the Iroquois. This effectively hampered France's attempts at penetrating the Ohio River Valley. Under the influence of fear of the French, the Iroquois also allied with the Brit ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers


are the factories? Where does production ceramic ware come from? The answer: Until recently a small Ohio town.A visit today to East Liverpool, Ohio, a hamlet situated on the Ohio River just a few mile ... ow clay and a steady supply of immigrants figured into East Liverpool's growth. Its location on the Ohio River was crucial; from here transportation to the rapidly growing western states was easy and ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

to love or to hate

2.25 million. Ten years later, western states had over 3.5 million with the people northwest of the Ohio River alone numbering 1.5 million. "In 1820 the total population of New England was about to eq ... 30 was hardly three hundred thousand, not much over half that of New York, and less that of gain of Ohio. If Maine, the growing state of the group, be excluded, the increase of the whole section was l ...

(2 pages) 287 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Study Guide

ntage of the weak government Policy for Western Lands - 2 laws were passed to help settle the West (Ohio Valley) - Land north of Ohio River and east of Mississippi was called the Northwest Territory 1 ... uld then approve Statehood - Constitution provided bill of rights protecting the rights of citizens Ohio info - Achieved statehood in 1803 - 17th state - 1st state from Northwest Territory Shay?s Rebe ...

(7 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Huckberry Finn: Path To Freedom

m. The only way they think they can obtain freedom is by going to Cairo, a town on the mouth of the Ohio River, so they can continue to travel north toward freedom. They are free from "sivilized" soci ... er, their so-called paradise. There next major complication is when the two passed the mouth of the Ohio River due to fog. This happened when Huck got separated from Jim on the raft because he got dis ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Harriet Beecher Stowe is known by most as having a

r with slavery, the antislavery movement, and the underground railroad because Kentucky, across the Ohio River from Cincinnati, Ohio, where Stowe had lived, was a slave state. It analyzes the issue of ...

(1 pages) 315 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

If French Had Won the French and Indian War

ts by felling trees and cleaning land for crops. The English also won Native American allies in the Ohio Valley by charging lower prices than the French for trade goods. Three times between 1689 and 1 ... ach war ended with an uneasy peace. In 1754, a fighting broke out for a forth time. Once again, the Ohio River Valley was at the center of dispute. The opening shots of war were fired by British?s sol ...

(2 pages) 32 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

AP US History - Articles of Confederation

nd laws. The Land Ordinance of 1785 stated that acreage of the Old Northwest (land northwest of the Ohio River, east of the Mississippi River, and south of the Great Lakes) was to be sold to pay off n ... de slavery in the Old Northwest. This ordinance would set the stage for the creation of states like Ohio and Michigan, allowing for orderly settlement. Most importantly, it dictated the way the U.S. w ...

(3 pages) 22 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History