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  • Hacienda Plains Case Study

    Hacienda Plains Archaeological Problem Kaitlyn Barton, Jessica Elmore, Kayla Seifert The Hacienda Plain is located on the Pacific coast of Central America. Its climate is tropical with an annual rainfall of about 90 inches, the vegetation being dense jungle. Nanosec Indians are the inhabitants of the plain and live mostly in small, scattered farming communities. The Zatopec Indians live in the Zatopec Highlands to the east of the plain. The highlands rise steeply to 3,000 feet, have an annual rainfall of 35 inches and are mostly open grassland. There are modern cities that can be found in the highlands. The Zatopecs that inhabit these cities have been integrated into the industrial economy. At one time, thousands of years ago, the…

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  • The Contested Plains Essay

    compare to the Great Plains. The grasslands of North America have a tumultuous history that dates back look before the English setters arrived. Elliott West’s book The Contested Plains sets out to explain the history of the prairie, the rise and fall of the native plain people, and the rush to find fortune during the Colorado gold rush. The first section of the book, Vision, chronicles the rise the native Plains people. Beginning with Clovis people, West traces a history dating back more than…

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  • Plains Bison Essay

    The great American plains bison has had a very interesting past in America and has served a various amount of purposes. The American bison played a crucial role in the native American tribe’s ways of life here in Colorado. The American Bison also made an impact not only on the settlers of Colorado but on the north American prairie. On the verge of extinction, the bison was able to repopulate with help with Americas National Parks. After sometime Colorado cultivated its own herd of genetically…

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  • The Comanche: The Lords Of The Plains

    The Comanches were a very diverse Indian tribe in their culture, war tactics, and the Comanches reservations. The Comanches were a fierce warrior tribe. They were in states such as Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma,and Arizona. They were exceptional horsemen. The Comanches were excellent at hunting and gathering. The Comanches were known as the “Lords of the Plains. The Comanches had a very unique culture. The Comanches were originally part of the Eastern Shoshone, who lived by Platte River…

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  • Plain View Doctrine (PVD)

    1. the Plain View Doctrine (PVD) The police officers lawfully obtained evidence from Archer’s dining room under the PVD because the officer was in a place where he had a right to be and saw accessible property that was recognized as the candelabra. The Supreme Court has held that even if there is no warrant, obtaining evidence is always reasonable under the Fourth Amendment, if (1) the police entrance to the place to be searched is valid and (2) the PVD prong test is satisfied: if an officer is…

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  • Sioux: Great Plains Native American Cultural Groups

    Shatonyia Davis Where did the Sioux live? “The Sioux are individuals of the Great Plains Native American cultural group.” The geography of the area in which they reside influenced the lifestyle and values of the Sioux tribe. There are three main disunions of Sioux: Eastern Dakota, Western Dakota, and the Lakota. Many Sioux tribes were nomadic individuals who moved from place to place chasing after bison (buffalo) herds. Much of their lifestyle was built around hunting bison. The Sioux lived in…

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  • How Did The Great Plains Indian Culture Affect The Americans

    When the Civil War was over Americans went west. Whites, Blacks, Asians, Hispanics and Mormons moved out west for cheap land and religious freedom. The Americans formed a new America. These areas that were settled were like colonies. They had their own ideas, laws and currency. Before the Civil War the whites made their homes in the Great Plains (also known as the Great American Desert). The Great Plains were usually very hot in the summer and icy cold in the winter. This weather made it hard…

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  • Glenda Riley's The Female Frontier

    The novel The Female Frontier: A Comparative View of Women on the Prairie and the Plains was written by Glenda Riley. Riley was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1938 and gained her Ph.D. from Ohio State University in 1968. After she received her Ph.D. she went on to acquire he first teaching position at Northern Iowa University, where she held this position for 21 years. She also founded the University of Northern Iowa’s Women’s Studies Program. This wide range of knowledge on this particular subject,…

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  • Differences And Similarities Of The Inuit, The Plains People And The Plains People

    know that the Inuit have to live through a very hard and cold winters and barely get summer. I've been studying the “First People of Canada” and found out that they have similarities and differences. This Essay will be about the differences and similarities between the Inuit, the Plains People and the Plateau People. Similarities All of these tribes have a lot in common. For example, transportation is one of the things that they have in common,when I researched these tribes I…

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  • People Of The Plains Analysis

    Amelia M. Paget’s People of the Plains is an insightful exploration of Indigenous culture on the plains of Canada during the early twentieth century. Paget, having grown up immersed in the culture of the fur trade, was able to communicate with the Elders of the bands she interviewed in a respectful and comprehensive way. Her attention to detail unquestionably shows in People of the Plains. This is proven to be true, as Sarah Carter stresses in the Introduction that Paget went to great lengths to…

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