Essays Tagged: "prairies"

"Perpetual Passage" An narrative essay describing my experience climbing a 13,000 foot mountain and what I gained from such an experience.

or a while, its quite vicious looking. "It's a prairie dog," a voice suggested."Don't those live in prairies?" I supposed. We were far from a prairie. At 11,000 feet above sea level, I was in the mids ...

(4 pages) 99 1 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Ernest Hemingway.

born in a small village of Oak Park, Illinois on July 21, 1899. This town was located close to the prairies and woods west of Chicago. Ernest Hemingway was born at 8 o'clock in the morning at nine po ...

(3 pages) 89 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Pursuits of Prairie Settlement: Why They Failed and Succeeded this essay is about why Canadians were able to remain on the Prairies and farm, and why some weren't able to.

People came to the Prairies with a dream, a dream of a better life, where you depended on nobody but the land around yo ... ere swept away by the image of "the last best west". Settlement quickly began and flourished on the Prairies. Pioneers quickly signed contracts to stay on a settlement of a quarter section, 30 acres o ... sy as some of the early settlers first thought. They had no knowledge of the harsh weather that the Prairies sometimes endured, nor the isolation they would face upon moving out here. A good number of ...

(12 pages) 90 1 4.1 Feb/2003

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

"Amphibian Population Decrease"

the world ( NAAMP 1). The most obvious reason for this was the destruction of their habitat. On the prairies about 70% of wetlands have been drained to make way for farmland. In Ontario, Canada, it is ...

(3 pages) 24 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Native Incarceration in Canada.

People who live here in the Prairies know that its future landmarks are more likely to be jails than grain elevators. Here, it h ... with 1,199 inmates total and only 71 Native, a very low 6%. As you can see the problem lies in the Prairies.There is also statistics available that compare the number of Native women to the number ... ionately." Though he discusses specifically Saskatchewan, his remarks are reflected along the other Prairies as well. The reasons for this are numerous.To begin, the lack of employment in the Prair ...

(11 pages) 108 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

An outline of Canada during the great depression, and how it was one of canada's most devastating periods of history.

ed at the worst time possible. During the 1930's Canada was plagued with a nation wide drought. The prairies were especially susceptible to the drought. To add to the problems a misguided government w ... e prairie provinces more severely than any other area of Canada. There was a 5-7 year period in the prairies where the prairie provinces received next to no precipitation (Desmond, 1996). Hot winds dr ...

(11 pages) 125 0 4.7 Jan/2004

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

History of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, A.K.A. The RCMP.

munities. The early role was to have general law enforcement detachments established throughout the prairies and a patrol system instituted in order to police effectively the entire region establish f ... exciting. As part of their duties, members of the Mounted Police were scattered across the Canadian prairies. Whenever a sufficient number of men and horses were stationed in one place, the men made i ...

(6 pages) 48 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Famous Canadians:Charles Saunders biography first person.

put me in charge by of a wheat-breeding program. I wanted to develop a wheat that was suitable for prairies. The result that I came out with in 1904 was Marquis wheat.Marquis ripened much fairly quic ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jan/2004

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

We should protect our precise animal resources

in many regions, will result in the rapid propagation of rats. And rats, further, will destroy the prairies and threaten the other animals like gazelles, zebras and others, who live on grass and gree ...

(1 pages) 48 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

I love my country

ariety of landscape. From the vast, pure, arctic north, to the breathtaking Rocky Mountains, to the prairies, through the rocky Canadian Shield, the fertile farmlands of southern Ontario and Qué ...

(3 pages) 19128 0 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Ernest Hemingway.

n the twentieth century. Hemingway wasbrought up in the village of Oak Park, Illinois, close to the prairies and woods west ofChicago. Both here and in Michigan, he could explore, camp, fish and hunt ...

(13 pages) 83 0 4.5 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Essay about Beavers

front teeth never stop growing.Beavers live in most parts of Canada (the north, the west and on the prairies). They are found in wild areas of Canada. Small numbers are found in Europe, Asia, and the ...

(2 pages) 26 0 2.4 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Regionalism and it's Effect on a Unified Canadian Identity

hegeography of this country. The natural land forms which are present in Western Canada, such asthe prairies, are much different from say the coastal proximity, for example, of Atlantic Canada.The cli ... progress in Central Canada.When analyzing the West region of Canada two groups emerge one being the Prairies ofAlberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan and the other being the mountainous area of BritishCo ...

(7 pages) 44 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Okefenokee Swamp" - An AP essay about a common article about the natural beauty of Okefenokee Swamp.

tes, "The Okefenokee Swamp includes low, sandy ridges, wet grassy savannas, marshes, and extensive 'prairies,' or dark water areas covered by undergrowth and trees." Rhetorical devices used in this pa ...

(4 pages) 18 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Praries

t covered in prairie grass years ago, but everything has changed for the better.People who lived on prairies had many different animals to help them with their farming. They had cows, which they used ... her reptiles that did not require much water. The prairie was a prime habitat for the prairie dogs. Prairies are often known for prairie dogs. They were also very deadly to the gardens that the settle ...

(13 pages) 17 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Eliot next to baudelaire

s of beauty that are sensual. He says,"Perfumes there are as sweet as the oboe's sound Green as the prairies, fresh as a childs caress"(1187);Baudelaire wants the idea of nature and sexuality to dance ...

(1 pages) 857 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The land

ve in is the most beautiful place to live. People growing up in the Rocky Mountains may come to the prairies and find them boring and repetitive. But a person living in the prairies may feel that the ... ion. In the poem "The Souris Sings" by Katherine Buckaway, the author talks about the beauty of the prairies. She changes the stereotype of the prairies being plain and boring by describing the green ...

(2 pages) 386 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Scarlett Letter

who married an old stubborn man. The m a was believed to have died was fighting the Indians on the prairies. She being so young and inexperienced, desired to, " live life" and she was dealt a consequ ...

(2 pages) 640 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

When I was fairly young boy of about ten, I

use. I learned in school of the near extinction of the Bison Buffalo when whites first entered the prairies of the west. Most disturbing was the fact that it was not for their meat to survive, but fo ...

(4 pages) 508 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature