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    Born in Marton, a village in England, on November 7, 1728, James Cook was a British explorer, navigator, and captain who “discovered,” or basically rediscovered the Hawaiian Islands in 1778 during his third voyage into the Pacific. He is best known for his trips in the Pacific Ocean and his precise mapping of it. In 1776, James Cook was a retired captain in the Royal Navy, which is the United Kingdom’s leading naval warfare force. It’s not clear when it comes to who supported James Cook on this trip, but many state that he had enough power to support himself. In 1778, he began his journey along with 182 men, in hopes of finding the Northwest Passage, a sea route connecting the northern Atlantic and Pacific Oceans through the…

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    The 18th century explorer James Cook’s ambition in claiming Australia as authentically “British” manifested in the maps he produced. In the time he spent in Australia, James Cook named well over 100 different landmarks. Although it may seem at first as if the names he gave to these bays, isles, and mountains are arbitrary, they most certainly were not. The names given were all of English-style and more importantly arose from his history as a British-born citizen. He assigned names like “Cape…

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    Introduction There are many different types of Human Service Organisations (HSOs), all of which function differently. Different organisations will have different aims, structures and environments will seek to transform clients through different technologies. Social workers within HSOs may come across different constraints and opportunities. For the purpose of this analysis, a social worker, Leah Hammett was interviewed. Leah is a Student Wellbeing Officer in the Student Equity and Wellbeing…

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    Hawaii Research Paper

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    Many people are aware that Hawaii is a beautiful and rich place. Lots of people dream of vacationing or honeymooning in Hawaii because of its rich culture, beautiful volcanoes, and gorgeous beaches. What about the history of Hawaii? How did it get to be the beautiful place that it is today? The Polynesians were the first people to settle in Hawaii anywhere from 300 to 700 A.D. They came across the Pacific in boats and found their way by navigating along the stars. They brought with them some of…

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    How is it that some volcano in the middle of the Pacific ocean exploded in this exact spot? How did the birds survive, how did the soil get ground down from the spiky lava? How did the plants grow? This is paradise on Earth. This is the Hawaiian Dream. Hot damn, talk about freak volcanic eruptions and even freakier ornithological survival rates. Sitting on a jet plane to Waikiki, you read about Cook’s first impressions of Hawai’i, discovered tracking the course of Venus, goddess of love while…

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    For over decades, traditions have been lost over time. Most are suppressed or forgotten because of foreign influences, such as those brought on by the missionaries. Hawai 'i and Papa New Guinea are two of the many islands located in the Pacific Ocean, who was affected by colonization. Colonization of these islands affected these native people tremendously, which in time lead up to the loss of their cultures, traditions and religions. In my essay, I will compare and contrast the colonization of…

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    the subject sporting an eye patch, this serves a direct nod to the infamous pirate Blackbeard, who terrorized the coasts of America for years. Boyd likened Cook’s landing to Blackbeard in the sense that he invaded and virtually took ownership of traditional Indigenous lands.The name, as peculiar as it sounds, was inspired by the early assumption from Aboriginal people that Cook and his men were initially women due to their lack of beards. Daniel Boyd and his work first came to the…

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    thinking, this allowed for individuals to think more freely. This allowed for individuals to believe what they wanted to believe religiously (p.535). The Enlightenment era helped create the world as we know it now, from science shaping our world and ideas pushing people to grow and create better ways of doing things. Captain James Cook in chapter 14 also made quite an impact on interconnecting different parts of the world in both a positive and negative way. Captain Cook introduced new parts…

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    group 's way of life forcibly. Usually, enforced with advanced technology from a foreign minority, which is brought upon an indigenous majority. Colonialism invariably will cause people to change multiple aspects of their lives, such as: political beliefs, economic standing, and cultural views that were a large parts of who they were. So the act of colonizing a people, in a way, strips a them of who they are. Most of these colonies with indigenous people didn’t take colonization sitting down.…

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    goods through post-classical and early modern period, they failed to dominate other civilization and expand their overall influence due to their policy of isolationism. Ming China declared its ban on foreign trades and traveling overseas, which made expeditions and colonization impossible. Even though Europe and China were on the similar East-to-West Axis environment, Europeans were the ones who grew fabulously wealthy from the mercantile capitalism and colonialism, substantiating the fact that…

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