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    Missouri River Case Study

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    Question 1 To explore the Missouri River and find a stream it as by its course and connection to the Pacific Ocean. This was very important, if we find a stream connecting the Pacific Ocean and the Missouri River we could trade often with the West. At the start of the Missouri River, I needed to take careful observations of the Longitude and Latitude at all remarkable points so they can be recognised in the future. To take journal entries doing your mission. This was important because President Thomas Jefferson wanted to know what was happening when we were exploring the west. Engage Indians, had to tell them of their “new father in Washington”, This really wasn’t important as they did not understand our native language so overall this wasn't’ very useful. Question 2 Breakfast on the river consisted of…

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    The Mandan Indians

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    positive and negative effects. How were they able to survive and what drove them on a daily basis? The Mandans were like other tribes of their time in that they searched for a place to live that provided the resources necessary to maintain their life. They also made sure the place could be protected from attacking or invading hostiles. Their lives were not focused on material possession, but rather on the things that were needed for survival. I don’t know that we, today, could endure in their…

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    Missouri State Prison Report

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    The Missouri State Penitentiary was the second largest prison in the nation. It was very harsh and the other inmates were criminals. They were there for murder, theft, and lots of other horrible things. The inmates were cruel to each other and hated the guards. There were lots of different people there for many different reasons. There were even famous criminals there. In 1954 there was a riot that broke out and was chaos. There were people that escaped from here. There is a lot of history that…

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    Background University of Missouri hospital is a Level I trauma center located in Columbia, Missouri that treats some of the most complicated injuries and illnesses. University Hospital’s trauma team cares for more than 25,000 emergency room patients each year. In addition, University Hospital boasts 247 patient beds and has a seven-story critical care tower equipped with the latest medical technology. University Hospital also offers hundreds of different surgical procedures in their state of the…

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    Following the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, President Thomas Jefferson initiated an exploration of the newly purchased land and the territory in the West. Jefferson selected Meriwether Lewis, his personal secretary at the time, to lead the Expedition; Lewis in turn sought the help of William Clark, who was an adept frontiersman. Jefferson’s objective was for the men and their team (Corps of Discovery), to find a water route linking the Columbia and Missouri rivers, which could potentially connect…

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    Sacagawea Thesis

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    Sacagawea Sacagawea, Sacajawea, or Sakakawa was her name. She was a major contribution in one of America’s famous expeditions, and the only women of 33 who were in the group. “Corps of Discovery,” is what many called the westward expedition of the United States. Sacagawea now symbolizes U.S culture and female strength. Daughter of a Shoshone chief, Sacagawea was born in 1788 in Lemhi County, Idaho. Unfortunately most of her early years remains a mystery. At the young age of twelve she was…

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    Lewis and Clark expedition delivered many conflicts among the spectacular journey. Their expedition was exceedingly important, yet unpleasantly dangerous. Lewis and Clark and his crew traveled from the middle east to the west coast of the Pacific Ocean, overcoming resilient winters, coarse terrain, and combative Indian tribes. Each day brought new important information, but also unwelcoming hardships. Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana territory in 1803 by France, planning to enlarge the…

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    The judge did not want to take any rash decisions that could create a debacle and fuel the fight against slavery more furious. This led to the judge for denying every request from the defense to change the jury 's decision. The judge wanted to have a quick and a silent case as much as possible due to the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Luckily, there was still some hope for Celia, as she was entitled to Sec. 29 of the second article of the Missouri statutes stating that, "to take any women unlawfully…

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    Osage County History

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    The Local History of Osage County circa 1867 Thesis statement: Settlers came to Osage County in Missouri for the prosperous land resources of trees, hunting, rivers and hills; and to establish a community based on strong roots. Part I: Facts of population and the county itself Osage County is in Central Missouri. The county came into existence after having been detached from a part of Gasconade County. In 1855, the bottom part of Osage County was given to form the top half of the new…

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    explorers finally emerged from the mountains near present-day Weippe, Idaho, exhausted and nearly starving. They met the Nez Perce Indians and got dried fish and roots from them. Lewis and Clark set up camp on the banks of the Clearwater River, a branch of the Snake River, which was a branch of the Columbia River. On October 7, they left camp and started down the Clearwater River in their five newly hollowed dugouts they had made. They reached the Snake River on October 10 and the Columbia River…

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