Essays Tagged: "Rio Grande"

Document based essay reporting the westward migration across America in the mid 1800's. Deals with "Manifest Destiny" and the California Gold Rush.

the Mexican War. The Mexican War was over the unsettled territory between the Nueces River and the Rio Grande. As it was, Mexico had rejected the Lone Star Republic's claim to the unsettled territory ... reaty ceded New Mexico and California to the United States for fifteen million, and established the Rio Grande as the border between Texas and Mexico. All in all, the United States gained half a milli ...

(2 pages) 111 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Compare and contrast the War of 1812 and the Mexican-American War.

re on the southern boundary of Texas. Mexico claims it's the Nueces River while the US say it's the Rio Grande. On top of this the US wants a war with Mexico with the hope of forcing Mexico to hand ov ... on the opposite side of the river from Taylor's men. On April 25, 1846 the Mexican army crosses the Rio Grande and attack's Taylor's army. When Polk hears of this he immediately goes to congress and a ...

(6 pages) 106 0 5.0 Aug/2003

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

Mexican War.

dead and 4,152 men wounded.Zachary Taylor was a general in the US Army. He led his troops through various victories, including the occupations of Matamoras, Monterrey, Saltville and Victoria, and he a ... ess to war when the Mexicans refused.During the Mexican-American War, the Mexican army was very superior in numbers, overrunning the Americans in several battles, but they still lost most battles beca ...

(3 pages) 142 1 4.4 Sep/2003

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

The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. The treaty that ended the Mexican-American War in 1848.

of Texas. Following the successful revolt of the Texans, including Mexicans who lived north of the Rio Grande, against the dictator Santa Ana, the Mexican government did not reconcile itself to the l ... ted his emissary, John Slidell, the stage was set for war. The causus belli was the corssing of the Rio Grande by a body of Mexican troops. A skirmish broke out and several American soldiers were kill ...

(8 pages) 90 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Kings highway history.

s, Old San Antonio Road ,or Old SpanishTrail linked the military San Juan Bautista del Norte on the Rio Grande going across Texas to Los Adaeson the Sabine River in Louisiana. It is reasonable to thin ... colonies on the Atlantic Coast as the Spaniards had in Florida. The Italian cartographer Vincenzo Mario Coronelli produced a series of maps for the explorations of La Salle in 1695. He drew the course ...

(5 pages) 33 1 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"A Study in Causation of the Mexican War" examines whether or not the Mexican-American War was an exercise of American Imperialism.

ican government wanted to restrict US land gains.The new state had come into the Union claiming the Rio Grande as her southern and western boundary. By the terms of annexation Texas referred all bound ... olk, then sent a force, led by Zachary Taylor, to Corpus Christi on the Nueces River to protect the Rio Grande boundary. It was widely believed that the presence of forces on the borders of Mexico wou ...

(3 pages) 90 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

US Expansionism and Imperialism/Manifest Destiny/Acquisition of Hawaii

Manifest destiny...imperialism...reform...acquisition. These are all terms that represent a period of great expansion and conquest that literally shaped the United States during the mid to late ... est to make it a mission to be completed immediately.Another important term that defined the time period is imperialism. This can be described as"The policy, practice, or advocacy of extending the pow ...

(13 pages) 181 1 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Exportacao de calcados para os EUA - analise de mercado

respondentes a U$1,1 bilhão faturados pelos fabricantes nacionais com negócios no exterior.Os EUA, por serem o principal mercado de destino dos calçados brasileiros, têm sid ... e aviões.O Brasil exporta para os EUA em torno de 19% de sua produção, sendo o Rio Grande do Sul responsável por 85% da produção brasileira de calçados ...

(42 pages) 28 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Run

(2 pages) 73 3 4.1 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Importance of the Alamo

nion. The Alamo altered history in Texas and also throughout the rest of the United States. Prior to when the Alamo was built where it lies today, it was initially at different locations. In th ... y eighteenth century, around 1716, the Viceroy of New Spain endorsed the move of a mission from the Rio Grande to the San Antonio River. The original name of the Alamo was San Antonio de Valero. It wa ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The History & Future of Bexar County, TX

county originated from the municipalities of Mexico, consisting of a council, at least one judge, various aldermen, an attorney, a sheriff and a secretary ("Origin of a Texas County.") Bexar County (p ... ur departments. The department of Bexar, named for a son of the duke of Bexar, stretched from, "the Rio Grande to the Panhandle and as far west as El Paso" ("Bexar County.") Once Texas won its indepen ...

(7 pages) 19 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

IT Infrastructure in Brazil

o major vendors, Dell and Gateway. Dell began producing computers in 1999 in a $75 million plant in Rio Grande del Sul. Gateway entered the market in 1999 through its 23% investment in local PC maker ... Motorola. Smaller production clusters are found in the Manaus free-trade zone in the Amazon region, Rio de Janeiro, and Rio Grande do Sul. Dell also plans to build a new hardware factory in São ...

(3 pages) 55 0 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

The Importance of Validating Cultural Ethnicity

e Valley to read books by authors that they can identify with culturally? If an adolescent from the Rio Grande Valley can have his or her world validated in a book, their interest to continue reading ... t. This should be a one major goal in implementing culturally related books in the classroom in the Rio Grande Valley. If an adolescent finds a connection in a book about his world, he or she will mak ...

(8 pages) 88 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

The Mexican American War

unt of about $4.5 million. In 1845 Polk offered to resume these debts if Mexico would recognize the Rio Grande as the southern border of Texas. The United States claimed the border to be the Rio Grand ... s in disagreement and a fierce standoff followed. On April 24, 1846 Mexican forces that crossed the Rio Grande ambushed a group of 63 U.S. scouts under the command of Captain Seth Thornton. This was a ...

(6 pages) 99 0 4.5 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Untitled

tate Fish Survive? By: Roger Bishop Presented To: Amy Jo Scoca English111G 30-April-01 Bishop 1 The Rio Grande cutthroat trout, the state fish of New Mexico, is a threatened species that needs more at ... politicians of New Mexico if we want to see it survive and flourish in its natural environment. The Rio Grande cutthroat was placed on the U.S. Government Federal list of threatened species in 1973, b ...

(9 pages) 11 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Ebay

e store in Kerrville in 1905 soon expanded to a chain of stores by the mid nineteen thirties in the Rio Grande Valley. Howard's skills in customer service was a major reason why HEB was able to thrive ... e new products and ideas to new and loyal customers. One of HEB's food and drugstores in the Rio Grande Valley is the first HEB store to be built in Edinburg, Texas to serve the customers in th ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

H.E.B

e store in Kerrville in 1905 soon expanded to a chain of stores by the mid nineteen thirties in the Rio Grande Valley. Howard's skills in customer service was a major reason why HEB was able to thrive ... e new products and ideas to new and loyal customers. One of HEB's food and drugstores in the Rio Grande Valley is the first HEB store to be built in Edinburg, Texas to serve the customers in th ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Race and Your Community, ETH 125 Cultural Diversity, Week 9 Final Project

re are still some traces of it in many diverse populations. I live in Weslaco, Texas located in the Rio Grande Valley eighteen miles away from the border of Mexico. According to the U. S. Census Burea ... ving in America can sometimes be hard but for the most part, great.The Hispanics that reside in the Rio Grande Valley tend to be quite different from each other, rather it is characteristics or just t ...

(6 pages) 75 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

History of the United States

ier (see NORTH AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGY). By about AD 1500 the native peoples of the areas north of the Rio Grande had developed a variety of different cultures (see INDIANS, AMERICAN). The vast region st ... opher COLUMBUS, which inaugurated an age of great European EXPLORATION of the Western Hemisphere. Various European states (including Spain, France, England, the Netherlands, and Portugal) and their tr ...

(85 pages) 641 0 3.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Acequia Systems in New Mexico from the Spanish Colonial Period to Today

nce, acquiring it becomes the focus of any society. Such was the case during the Spanish Colonial Period in New Mexico and it continues on through to today. The water network associations are called A ... associations are called Acequias. They have been around since pre-colonial times.In New Mexico, the Rio Grande is the main river and source of water. Pueblo societies have formed around the river sinc ...

(3 pages) 688 0 1.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology