Essays Tagged: "mississippi valley"

Arguement and debate regarding Indigenous Languages and their extinction

ll were elderly. Out of a population of 2,500, there were only five fluent speakers of Osage in the Mississippi Valley ; they, too, were aged. Only one person speaks Coos.Daniel Nettle & Suzanne R ...

(5 pages) 179 1 4.9 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Indians. Crafts and recreation.

n took in basket making overrode the tedium.The making of ceramics was most highly developed by the Mississippi Valley tribes. The Pueblo Indians used pottery to carry water. Due to the long distance ...

(3 pages) 95 0 4.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Who should have won the French and Indian war? An essay that describes important events in the French and Indian war in a way that the reader can decide for himself who should have won it.

ionship with a number of Indian tribes in Canada and along the Great Lakes, taken possession of the Mississippi River and, by establishing a line of forts and trading posts, marked out a great crescen ... ch threatened not only the British Empire but the American colonists themselves, for in holding the Mississippi Valley, France could limit their westward expansion.An armed clash took place in 1754 at ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Westward Expansion. Theme and relevance in American History

ndependence 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 union. The frontier ... and the South Carolinians and Georgians into the gulf territories.Throughout the settlement of the Mississippi valley, most pioneers did not travel longdistances and as a territory had been occupied, ...

(15 pages) 585 2 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Dred Scott Case.

gration of people from the southern states of the eastern seaboard to the newer slave states of the Mississippi Valley. The Blows sold Dred Scott to Dr. John Emerson, a military surgeon stationed at J ...

(10 pages) 151 2 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Interesting facts and history on the Mississippi River.

The MISSISSIPPI RIVERThe father of waters, the Mississippi River, is one of the longest in the world. Ac ... t is measured from the Upper Red Rock Reservoir which leads to its longest branch, the Missouri the Mississippi flows 3,658 miles to the Head of Passes in the delta. From Lake Itasca in Minnesota to t ... delta. From Lake Itasca in Minnesota to the Passes the Mississippi measures 2,550 miles. The upper Mississippi River is 1,401 miles long. The drainage basin extends from western Pennsylvania to Idaho ...

(5 pages) 50 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Green Tree Frog.

outh Carolina, southern Georgia, all of Florida, Alabama west to eastern Texas,and extending up the Mississippi Valley to extreme southern Illinois. Possibly northeastern Mexico (Conant 1975).^ Physic ...

(6 pages) 39 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

SHiloh-Bobbie Ann Mason-Battle

lly drove off the Rebel forces. The Rebel forces, also known as the South, needed a win to save the Mississippi valley, but could not. The Rebel forces can be seen as a symbol of the character Norma J ... a turning point in their marriage and that he could save it, just like the South needed to save the Mississippi Valley in the battle of Shiloh, but could not. " You and me could start all over again. ...

(9 pages) 74 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Natchez Indians

t are they doing? Those are the many questions presented today about the little known tribe of the Mississippi valley. In my paper I will introduce to you the history of the Natchez people and what h ... their region.The Natchez (W-nahk' chee or Nah'-chee) once lived in the area that is now Natchez, Mississippi. The Natchez Indians were among the last Indian groups to inhabit the area now known as ...

(6 pages) 38 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


all started when Napoleon Bonaparte wanted a French empire in the New World. He wanted the use the Mississippi Valley as a food and trade center to give supplies to the island of Hispaniola. He had t ... and Robert Livingston to Paris to negotiate the purchase. They wanted a tract of land on the lower Mississippi or, at least, a guarantee of free navigation on the river. Free navigation of the Missis ...

(5 pages) 42 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History