Northwest Territories

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  • Causes Of The Black Hawk War

    Terms within the treaty stated that the Sauk and Fox tribes would cede their lands east of the Mississippi River to the United States (Lewis, 2014). In return for their land, the Sauk and Fox tribes would immediately receive over $2,000 in goods and a combined annual payment of $1,000 (Trask, 2006). Article II of the treaty outlines the territory the Sauk and Fox tribes ceded to the United States, which covered large areas in present-day northwestern Illinois and southern Wisconsin (Kappler, 1904, p. 74). In all, the total area of land the tribes ceded to the United States was 50 million acres (King,…

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  • Indigenous Self Government Analysis

    In 1978, the Canadian Government began to look to the North for economic expansion as a result of the vast resources of the North (Sinclair). The area is rich in gold and oil and the rest of the world also saw the economic potential in the North (Sinclair). In 1985, the United States of America began traveling through the Northwest Passage without the permission from Canada, lobbying the Northern waters to become international (Dickason and Newbigging 277). Canada saw the United States as a…

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  • Denise Spooner's A New Perspective On The Dream

    The Midwest, a place in the world where communities are closely aligned to one another. These small, rural communities rely on every person in order to create that community. It seems as though that knowing everyone around the small communities was what made a person successful in life. Additionally, these communities valued hard-work and honesty when it came with almost everything they did in their lives; whether it was working in the farmlands or spreading information throughout the…

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  • Ullman And Woolman

    uprooted his family and headed back to Foley by 1882 with a mixture of farming and lumbering. That year, on Christmas Eve they had their second child and first boy Thomas Westley (b December 24, 1882) who would be referred to as West or Westley to distinguish him from his dad. Later John Albert (b 1887) and Alice Matlida (b 1888) were added to the ever growing family. For a brief few years the West called on Thomas, as it did for many Parry Sound families looking for a better climate and better…

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  • British Columbia Chapter 2 Summary

    how the British Columbia was officially announced as a province of Canada. They are also addressing the problems that the native people, political parties, The government and even the people of other provinces faced problems before the declaration of British Columbia as a province of Canada. Before declaration, the economic conditions of British Columbia fluctuated, sometimes well, sometimes bad. In the beginning the idea of having British Columbia into the "confederation" was not…

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  • The Importance Of Social Norms In Public Places

    personal territories formulated by social norms and other verbal and nonverbal notifications sent by others. The term “public,” specifically means areas where individuals have freedom of access, but not necessarily of action (Guerrero, DeVito & Hecht, 1999). In this paper, I will describe my observations of how various people established their personal territories in five different places: the library, the elevator, the café, the concert, and the children’s playing room. People are able to take…

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  • True Alpha Essay Examples

    Badass U Articles Summary True Alpha? True Alpha The word “alpha” has become very popular in the last decade or so when describing human social dynamics. But the definition of the term isn’t so clear. Most define it as being the leader of men (or women). Or, as some insecure douchebag who is excessively aggressive. And with the first definition, interestingly, people will look at wolves and gorillas to give examples of alphas in the wild. But there really are no alpha males there. Scientists…

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  • Frontier Of Possession Analysis

    The accountant of the conquest, and the making of what is today Latin America is a debatable subject in the field of humanities, especially in the field history. The most widespread approaches of this history are that of violence, war, oppression, possession of territories, and foundation of new colonies. In Frontier of Possessions, Tamar Herzog, a historian, professor of Latin American presents an account of the conquest from a different perspective, one that proposes that the acquisition of…

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  • Establishing Personal Territories

    Establishing Personal Territories In A Public Setting The understanding of social norms is one of the major formulations people use to keep society running in a respectful, safe, and proper way. In public settings people establish, maintain, and change their personal territories formulated by social norms and other verbal and nonverbal notifications sent by others. The term “public,” specifically means areas where individuals have freedom of access, but not necessary of action (Guerrero,…

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  • Kabyle Sociology

    we need to look at the sociology of immigration. The Sayad (1977) showed that the first two generations of Kabyle immigrants in France were strongly connected with their country of origin. The relation with the territory of Algeria, Kabylia and more specifically with the village of origin was mainly characterized by the hope and the project of the grand return (Sayad, 1977). This visceral link with the territory is particularly illustrated by the funeral rite of repatriating deceased bodies to…

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