Essays Tagged: "Rocky Mountains"

The Great Bear Hunt

The day was most beautiful beside the Lander's peak, in the Rocky Mountains.The sun and the sky was as beautiful and blue as water in the lake beside the peak. ... s a very religious and important activity for both of the tribes. Therewere a lot of animals in the Rocky mountains. There were wild cows, wild birds andtigers. The most important and hard to capture ...

(3 pages) 89 0 5.0 Apr/1994

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

Comanche Culture

the upper reaches of the Platte River in southeastern Wyoming ranging between the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and the Black Hills. They got their first horses around 1680 and it changed dramatic ... entire Edwards Plateau west to the Pecos River and then north again following the foothills of the Rocky Mountains to the Arkansas.Comanche herds also supplied Americans with mules for the southern c ...

(7 pages) 141 0 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Canadian Identity. A personal comparison of Canada and the U.S

o theU.s. , also the beauty of the land compared to the overpopulated citiesin the U.s. We have the Rocky mountains and many other clean andfamous landmarks. Also the crime rate is alot lower than in ...

(2 pages) 84 0 3.6 Sep/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

the state of Montana

cknamed the Treasure State, is divided into basically two different physical and economic area. The Rocky Mountains in the west supply lumber and metal ores, the Great Plains in the East produce petro ...

(4 pages) 273 10 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Manifest Destiny.

nd west of the Mississippi River. This land stretched from the Mississippi River all the way to the Rocky Mountains and was called the Louisiana Territory. Napoleon in the middle of a war with Great B ...

(3 pages) 117 0 1.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Shining" by Stephen King.

1. The Shining by Stephen King2. This novel is primarily set in the beautiful foothills of the Rocky mountains located in Colorado. There are intriguing hedges in front that are carved into anima ...

(7 pages) 73 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is a brief history of Fort Laramie in Wyoming.

rs usually being the first sign of civilization in six weeks. Ft. Laramie marked the gateway to the Rocky Mountains. The emigrants were now one-third of the way to the Willamette Valley. Here, they re ...

(2 pages) 39 1 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Life, description and other facts about Snapping Turtles.

napping turtle lives in North America from Nova Scotia, Canada, to Florida to all areas east of the Rocky Mountains. Common snapping turtles prefer to live in river and lake bottoms. Snapping turtles ...

(3 pages) 50 1 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

A brief discription of the Lousiniana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark expedition. Paper concludes with their legacy and benifits to America.

as far West as the Mississippi River.On the other side of the Mississippi between the river and the Rocky Mountains, was the unexplored Louisiana Territory. In 1800 Napoleon, emperor of France had tak ... e Madison, the Jefferson, and the Gallatin.For some time the explorers had been within sight of the Rocky Mountains. Crossing them was to be the hardest part of the journey. They decided to follow the ...

(5 pages) 73 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Plains Indians.

is heartland of North America; it is some 2500 miles long. Their western boundary is formed by the Rocky Mountains. To the north, flatlands extend almost to the Artic Circle just beyond Alberta, Cana ... coast peoples.4. Uto-Aztecan and related languages, of the Shoshonean tribes in the Great Basin and Rocky Mountains area, the Kiowas of the Plains, the majority of the Pueblos, and the Aztecs of Mexic ...

(16 pages) 137 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


are the offspring of many different weather conditions, but here in tornado alley we can blame the Rocky Mountains to the west and the Gulf of Mexico to the east. Cold air comes off the Rocky's and m ...

(2 pages) 40 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

I love my country

, it has an incredible variety 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 southe ...

(3 pages) 19034 0 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Denver international airport: Report on a construction project that had major cost overruns.

n architect company called Fentress Bradburn. There design was that the airport would look like the Rocky Mountains with its tensile membrane roof made to look like the snowy capped Rocky Mountains.Pi ...

(9 pages) 149 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Vail Resorts Case Analysis

ited States. Among them are Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, and Keystone which are located in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Heavenly resort is located in Northern California with all five resorts ... m landfills, and 46 million vehicle miles traveled (Link, 2004).In the competitive environment, the Rocky Mountain region set an all-time high record of skier visits in the 2004/2005 ski season with a ...

(27 pages) 249 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Analysis of Albert Bierstadt's "The Rocky Mountains, Lander's Peak"

through his paintings. In 1863, through a premier in the "New York Sanity Fair", his painting, "The Rocky Mountains, Lander's Peak", provided a different outlook on the American West. As a region styl ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.8 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays

The Loop

e in London.A pack of wolves suddenly return to Hope, Montana, a small ranching town nestled in the Rocky Mountains. One wolf wanders down to the Calder Ranch and attacks and kills the family dog. Dan ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Expansion In The West From 1840-1890

places that were shaped and/or affected by the natural environment are Texas, the Great Plains, the Rocky Mountains, and the California/West Coast area. Texas was one of the first areas past th ... ould not go. Another region of the West that was affected by the natural environment was the Rocky Mountains. The name says it all, as the land was very hilly and rocky, making farming difficul ...

(6 pages) 32 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Road Trip

d and drinks. After all of our gear is tightly secure, we start for a long journey northwest to the Rocky Mountains. Every 300 miles or so, we stop to switch drivers and stretch our cramped legs. Our ...

(5 pages) 9 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


d to protect the area's spectacular scenic values, as characterized by the geologic features of the Rocky Mountains and valleys and the native plant and animal life. The park encompasses approximately ...

(1 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


tribes including the Lemhi Shoshone and the Shoshone- Bannock. The tribes were located west of the Rocky mountains in such the plains of Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Wyomig, and Montana. All of the Shoshoni ...

(5 pages) 14 1 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History