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  • Industrial Revolution: The Erie Canal

    The Industrial Revolution , the change from home and hand production to factory and machinery. During this time period many new inventions came along such as steamboats , which could travel without wind or current , this invention played a huge part in one of America’s greatest creation at this time period , the Erie canal. The creation of the Erie canal created a route from the Atlantic ocean of the Hudson river to the great lakes of lake Erie, helping stimulate the economy of America and the state of New york, which Erie canal ran through, because of Erie canal , it shaped America’s network inside and outside its borders during the Industrial Revolution by technological innovation , economic globalization, commerce and trade. The Erie canal opened in the October of 1825 and It…

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  • The Erie Canals: An Important Part Of The Industrial Revolution

    1. Speed is one of the most important factors in life when dealing with the every changing market. In order to keep up with the market, there were new innovations that came into play to keep up with the speed, such as Conestogas, new roads, canals, steamboats, and railroads. Steamboats helped to make the two-way commerce possible in eastern river systems and continuing to create a transcontinental trade and an agricultural territory. It became easier for people to buy and sell goods via larger…

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  • Katrina Crisis Essay

    1. Does the Hurricane Katrina story exhibit the distinguishing features of a crisis, as defined in the introductory essay you read from the Howitt and Leonard text this week? A crisis as the World Health Organization (WHO) defines is a situation that is perceived as difficult and a time of danger or greater difficulty. Hurricane Katrina was absolutely a crisis that has all the feature of crisis and it is of national proportion and a devastating catastrophe; it was natural catastrophe, a human…

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  • Transportation's Role In The Market Revolution

    exchanging goods and for people to travel. Allowing agricultural and industrial expansion this dramatically decreased freight charges and made moving heavy products easier and cheaper. This facilitated transportation for goods traveling between North and South. While steamboats served their purpose, canals were replacing roads. The Erie Canal (built between 1817 and 1825) connected the Hudson River with Lake Erie which allowed produce from Ohio to reach New York city along a continuous stretch…

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  • Landscape Ecology In Transportation

    Transportation and Change: The impact from the artificial landscapes of waterway transportation system on the hydrology and economy of the surrounding region. I. Introduction A. To estimate if it is worth changing the landscape to enhance the transportation system, it is critical to give comprehensive evaluations to current cases. B. Dr. McQueary (2006) states in the article “Landscape ecology in transportation planning” that while development of transportation systems benefits humans…

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  • The Hohokam Culture

    their irrigation canal systems. The Hohokam were focused primarily around the Salt and Gila rivers of Southern Arizona as depicted in Figure 1. The massive canal systems that they build off of these rivers allowed for the support of a large population, and allowed the growth of a wide variety of crops which could not be grown without irrigation. The Hohokam are estimated to have occupied a territory of roughly 80,000 square kilometers, and while the total population is debated it is estimated…

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  • The Panama Canal: A Case Study

    by this “road economy,” (p.1) due to the land separation. The changing of the landscape, such as a highway or a man-made canal, destructs the integrality of…

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  • The Love Canal: A Case Study

    INTRODUCTION The Love Canal episode is one of the major and most publicized environmental disaster recorded in America history. In recent time, it has been described as an epidemic. It became a focus of intensive and extensive studies on health effect, environmental studies and epidemiologic research (Friis and Seller, 2014, p.20; Jasanoff, 1998 p.83). This paper attempts to bring to light how a community is forced to bear the consequences of decision made by greedy and negligent corporate…

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  • The Enlargement Of The Suez Canal

    Universelle du Canal Maritime de Suez was responsible for the construction of the Suez Canal in Egypt. This channel connected the Read Sea with the Mediterranean Sea, opening a shorter trade route between Asia and Europe. Almost 100 years later, in 1956 the Egyptian President nationalized the canal, resulting in the Suez Crisis with military actions by Israel, France and the United Kingdom. However, the channel remained in the hands of Egypt. In 1962 Egypt fulfilled its last payment to the…

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  • The Effects Of The Love Canal

    The excitement of the residents of the Love Canal has not lasted too long. More terrible news ensued. People living far away from the pollution center were beginning to worry about their own safety. In November 1978, more than 200 compounds were found in the landfill site of which about 200 tons contained hazardous dioxin Dioxin [2, 3, 7, and 8 tetrachlorodibenzoparadioxin (TCDD)], a highly toxic carcinogen. The identification of dioxins made the inhabitant extremely panic (Philips et al.,…

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