Essays Tagged: "settlers"

The Complete and Unabriged History of Flint, Michigan

this oasis in the desert was not Paddy McGee's, but Todd's Tavern, founded in 1830's. Although the settlers still had no women, at least they now had a place to go where everyone knew their name.Thin ...

(6 pages) 52 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Casting Doubt Upon the American Dream in The Great Gatsby

. At the root of it is the sense that America was created entirely separate from the Old World; the settlers had escaped from the feudal, fractious and somewhat ossified nations of Europe and been pre ... start anew - "a fresh green breast of the new world." From this blank slate, those first idealistic settlers had created a society where "all men are created equal" and everyone had the chance to do t ...

(4 pages) 113 0 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

What is equality of conditions according to Tocqueville?

quality of conditions. These conditions are common circumstances, origins, education, and mores.The settlers of America came primarily from England. They faced the same uncertainty with one another of ...

(1 pages) 81 1 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Geronimo: A biography about the apache warrior.

aunting odds and held out the longest, he became the most famous Apache of all. To the pioneers and settlers of Arizona and New Mexico, he was a bloody-handed murderer and this image endured until the ... values, aggressiveness, and courage in the face of difficulty. These qualities inspired fear in the settlers of Arizona and New Mexico. The Chiricahuas were mostly migratory following the seasons, hun ...

(3 pages) 127 1 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Colorado River

. We ask ourselves, did the Colorado River helpor hinder settlement in the Western United States?As settlers began to move westward, the Southwest was consideredto be a place to avoid. Few considered ...

(14 pages) 152 1 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

San Fransisco - developed into a thriving American city. Speaks of the economical and cultural development

After the gold rush of '49 San Francisco was California. With the mass of unexpected settlers pouring into the mysterious gold pot, California. San Francisco offered everything they nee ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Patriachy in Colonial America

Colonial America began as an offspring of the English patriarchal government. The first settlers could not imagine a society that could be both self sufficient and independent from English ... as a sanctuary for Catholics. Baltimore tried to enforce an elaborate social hierarchy upon the new settlers. The people of Maryland refused to adhere to Baltimore's plan and revolted against the feud ...

(4 pages) 88 0 3.9 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Seneca Indian tribe

rolina joined the confederacy and changed the name to the Six Nations.In their relations with white settlers the Seneca played the role of an independent power and were this way from the very start. D ... crises like John Sullivan's raids on Iroquois settlements in 1779. He greatly opposed land sales to settlers, but to gain his people's support he secretly sold land to keep esteem among the white peop ...

(5 pages) 67 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Prohibition of alcohol in the States. A Noble Experiment?

rink in many homes. This was mainly because of thecustoms brought from Europe by the immigrants and settlers who formed our population.Most people would think nothing of having a strong drink in the m ...

(11 pages) 176 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Invaded by Immigrants

eaving a rich culture and prospering.The Canada that we know today began only in the last 200 years.Settlers poured in from all over the world, tempted with free land andreligious liberty Europeans se ...

(6 pages) 161 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Qualities that shape an empire

sian conquests. Britain took over most of what is now called India and populated it with armies and settlers. European imperialism, the race of European countries to map out and claim land for their o ...

(3 pages) 101 1 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

17th Century Jamestown

Life in the 17th Century for the settlers at Jamestown was probably far more difficult than anyone in this lifetime to even imagine. ... was something that didn't exist. Hunger, freezing temperatures, wild animals and death was all the settlers knew this land had to offer. The settlers, thinking they would make things easier only made ... and the Spaniards. In the end no one really won. A Long Beginning England was convinced that the settlers at Jamestown would have to do some type of work, such as growing at least a portion of thei ...

(14 pages) 169 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Invaded By Immigrants

aving a rich culture and prospering. The Canada that we know todaybegan only in the last 200 years. Settlers poured in from all over the world,tempted with free land and religious liberty Europeans se ...

(7 pages) 117 0 2.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Abraham Lincoln the Man. What were his achievements?

due for a massive explosion meaning war. It was a time of slavery and inequalities among the white settlers and the African American people. Abraham Lincoln was not that interested in politics at the ...

(3 pages) 131 0 3.1 Dec/2002

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

Scotch Irish Influences on Appalachian Culture and American History

were English, Germans, French Hugenots, Irish, and some Indians. Nevertheless, the majority of the settlers in this area were the Scotch-Irish, from Ulster. The Scotch-Irish, were the most influentia ... cotch-Irish liked to drink whiskey.Many Appalachian colloquialisms originated with the Scotch-Irish settlers. These words were a combination of Scottish, Gaelic and proper British dialects. A couple S ...

(7 pages) 63 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

an essays about the controversal breed of dog "The Pit Bull"

he story of a truly American breed. This type of dog was instrumental in the success of farmers and settlers who developed this country. They were used for general farm work, hunting wild pigs, bears, ...

(3 pages) 103 1 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays


Ohio River valley.PROCLAMATION OF 1763Pontiac's war convinced the British to close western lands to settlers. To do this, the govenernment issued the proclamation of 1763. The proclamation drew an ima ... achian Mountains. Colonists were forbidden to settle west of the line. The proclamation ordered all settlers already west of the line "to remove themselves" at once. To enforce the law, Britian sent 1 ...

(1 pages) 135 3 3.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Westward Expansion. Theme and relevance in American History

thewinning of independence opened up the Western country and was hence followed by asteady flow of settlers to the Mississippi valley. By 1840, 10 new western states had beenadded to the Federal unio ... e with Europe had now become a lucrative business and the fur traders became thepathfinders for the settlers. Migration was now possible by the discovery of paths overwhich ox-driven carts could be dr ...

(15 pages) 585 2 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Society & Culture How do identity, the effects of discrimination and degrees of equality affect Aboriginal Australian's in Australian society?

ce system. The differences today between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginals is linked back to the White settlers and the White Australia policy. Consider the history of the treatment of Aboriginals. Child ...

(4 pages) 232 3 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Presence of American Exceptionalism in colonial times throught the mid-nineteenth century, as a source of racial prejudices and belief in white superiority. includes footnotes

on on the part of the nation's leaders, but also speak volumes for the sense of superiority held by settlers.In 1606 "The First Charter of Virginia" was initiated. It was the legal document allowing t ... nd therefore had no rights. This "we are better than them" attitude was a common display by the new settlers toward anyone other than themselves.Following the Jamestown settlers, the Pilgrims fled to ...

(5 pages) 93 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism