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  • Delaware Research Paper

    Delaware lies on a small niche of the Eastern American border. Henry Hudson is credited with the discovery of Massachusetts in 1609. Henry Hudson was working for the Dutch East India Company and he discovered the Delaware Bay and River, which allowed easily accessible routes for trade. This made Delaware a desirable stop for traders and merchants. The natives to the state were the Lenape, Algonquian and the Powhatan Indians. The first natives were of the Paleo-Indian culture that lived in caves and were Nomadic hunters, which was quite common for that time. In the 1400’s the Lenape and Algonquian tribes, settled along the Delaware River. The natives were simple people commonly living in wigwams and longhouses. The state was originally…

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  • Fort Delaware Description

    Fort Delaware Fort Delaware, was a defensive point that many felt would be perfect to protect ports and anyone trying to attack from the river. It was said from many officials that this Island was an ideal defensive point. This is because it’s a medium to high ground in the Delaware river this was perfect to protect Philadelphia’s ports. Fort Delaware is located on Pea Patch island, this island is called this due to the Pea Patches that grew around it and made up a lot of the island. Fort…

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  • Why Is Caesar Rodney A Good Leader

    Caesar Rodney is on the back the Delaware quarter in the middle of his famous ride, yet not very many people know anything about him. This shows that he was very passionate about something, which could have been anywhere from the Delaware militia to early politics. Therefore, Caesar Rodney was a marvelous leader because he had great political ideas, military positions, and was extremely passionate for his causes. First off, Caesar Rodney did amazing things in politics, so he was able to become…

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  • Steven Brian Pennell: The Corridor Killer

    Steven Brian Pennell is popularly known as the Route 40 killer or the Corridor Killer. Pennell is believed to be the first documented serial killer in the history of the state of Delaware and also the first person to be executed in the state of Delaware since the year 1946. Pennell is a Caucasian male born on November 22, 1957, a native of the Delaware. Pennell is married to Mrs. Kathy Pennell with three children, two of his own, and a step daughter. Pennell worked as an electrician but…

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  • Munsee Indians Summary

    Munsee Indians During in the 17th century, European colonists forced an Indian group out of their homeland. During that time, the island of Manhattes (now known as Manhattan) was sold for 60 guilders to Peter Minut. While the sale of Manhattan is well recognized throughout history, the Native people who originally resided in that area remains somewhat obscure. The Indian group that the book mainly focused on was the Munsee Indians, a subgroup of the Delawares or otherwise known as the Lenapes.…

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  • Indian River Hundred Speck Summary

    Unlike the Ramapo, who Speck accused of lacking a conscious self-identity, the Delaware Nanticoke maintained a strong collective consciousness. The exclusivity maintained by prohibiting intermarriage with their black neighbors was just one of many barriers set up to protect the group from outside influence. Thus, social standing, group consciousness, and most importantly a willingness to preserve this group consciousness also powerfully influenced Speck’s willingness to advocate on a community’s…

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  • Middle Colonies Essay

    The middle colonies include New Jersey, New York, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. Note: There are no promises everything will be perfect but, definitely a better life in the long run for your ancestors to live on. I can not pay to get over: That is not an issue, You can work for 4 to 10 years as a helper to a family and your boss will pay for our ticket over. That will give you food and a place to live. As well, You have rights at your home. Daily life On a normal day for the middle and…

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  • No Place For Hate

    to challenge anti-Semitism, racism and bigotry as a whole. No Place for Hate has an innovative and powerful model for creating more inclusive environments, it aims to reduce bias and bullying, increase appreciation for diversity and build communities of respect. The initiative is free-of-charge, and is tailored to fit the needs and cultures of any school or organization. The Philadelphia Regional Office first implemented No Place for Hate as a community-based initiative in 2001, and in 2005 the…

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  • Delaware Nation Research Paper

    The Delaware Nation also known as Western Delaware, was federally recognized on July 5, 1958 in Oklahoma. They however were not always in Oklahoma, they came from southwest New York and most of New Jersey and Delaware. They were then pushed westward down to Kansas and Oklahoma. In 1867, they made a settlement along the Caney River in Oklahoma. They had quite a few struggles that they bumped into but overcame along the way. After settlement and resettlement, they became the Delaware Nation they…

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  • Middle Colonies: The Delaware Colony

    The Delaware Colony was one of the four middle colonies which also included the Pennsylvania Colony, the New York Colony and the New Jersey Colony. The Delaware was founded in 1638 in by Peter Minuit and New Sweden Company. The Delaware Colony was named after it's major river the Delaware River, which was named after Sir Thomas West, also known as Lord de la Warr, one of Virginia Colony's early governors . People should move to this colony because this colony has religious freedom, fertile soil,…

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