Province of New York

    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • The Economic Effects Of The French And Indian War

    forces were required in order to maintain the land. Because of Great Britain’s debt from the war, it could not afford to protect the recently acquired land. Consequently, through the Proclamation Act, the British ordered the colonists to continue their industries as normal and prohibited the use of the land the colonists spent the last nine years fighting for, and started imposing tax legislation that had previously been neglected (Doc F). This decree showed the weak British economy and prohibited an opportunity that could bring the colonists significant economic growth. Additionally, immediately after the war, colonists were not allowed to resume trade with the French, Native Americans, or any other islands not owned by the British. The new trade restrictions harmed many colonial industries that thrived off of French and Native American customers. Further attempts were made by the British to reduce the debts it enquired during the war. First, mercantilism was established, causing the colonies to import more than they exported, increasing the British’s profit. Parliament passed two acts, the Sugar and Stamp Act, taxing sugar, newspapers, and other paper goods. Unlike other taxes, these were attempts to make a revenue directly off of colonists, which the colonists had no opportunity to vote on. Consequently, colonists boycott British goods and purchase smuggled goods instead, ruining the mercantilist system previously imposed. The increase of boycotting damages the British…

    Words: 1361 - Pages: 6
  • Personal Narrative: Amityville Of Horror

    music in the background was playing had me intrigued and kept me staying for more. It was an eerie, spooky, dark melody. One that just pierces my ears at the second my ears make contact with the sound. A song where I know something is going to happen at any given moment so I can’t look away. That’s what it was like. The film starts off showing an absolutely beautiful almost Victorian home. Two quarter moon windows that peaked out like eyes and two more windows right below each. There white…

    Words: 1358 - Pages: 6
  • Middle Colonies Essay

    The middle colonies include New Jersey, New York, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. Note: There are no promises everything will be perfect but, definitely a better life in the long run for your ancestors to live on. I can not pay to get over: That is not an issue, You can work for 4 to 10 years as a helper to a family and your boss will pay for our ticket over. That will give you food and a place to live. As well, You have rights at your home. Daily life On a normal day for the middle and…

    Words: 1006 - Pages: 5
  • Globalization Of Kodak

    in 2013 but as an entirely different organization. Since emerging from bankruptcy, the company has mostly served niche film markets (Hardy, 2015). Kodak reappeared on the public markets in September 2013, though the bulk of the company is still owned by private equity and investment firms. Kodak is now a commercial imaging company serving business markets like packaging and graphics (Kodak, Smaller and Redirected, 2013). Gone are the days of cameras and film that made it such a famous and…

    Words: 835 - Pages: 4
  • The New England Region

    were divided into three regions. These regions are similar, yet unique in their own way. The New England region, Middle region, and Southern region each have an economy, a climate, and a history that is each unique to that region. The New England Colonies The New England region was made up of the colonies of Massachusetts, Maine (which was part of Massachusetts), Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New Hampshire. Being in the Northeast of the future U. S. the New England colonies never got very…

    Words: 788 - Pages: 4
  • Summary Of The Lesson By Toni Cade Bambara

    In the short story of “The Lesson” (1972) written by, Toni Cade Bambara a writer, teacher, editor, social activist, community organizer, and "product of the nineteen-sixties spirit" was born in 1939 and died of colon cancer in 1995” (Casmier). Bambara herself would have learned growing up during the 1940s and 1950s in New York City 's Harlem and Bedford-Stuyvesant communities. (Heller)Sylvia gives a sassy narration from a twelve year old on a learning experience that Miss Moore took a few kids…

    Words: 815 - Pages: 4
  • The Importance Of The Algonquian Tribe In The Eastern Great Lakes Region

    Bohaker argues that these natural liking allies came together as a distinct identity on the core of their relationships with the French. The two shared certain things in common for example, author provides an important common bond “...they were all enemies of the Iroquois Confederacy”(Bohaker,pg.29), continuous attacks led to the native tribes having to be forced out of their homes and turned into refugees, the author provides evidence using a book called The Middle Ground by Richard White.…

    Words: 709 - Pages: 3
  • Amenities And Open Spaces: The City Of Utica

    1. Area: The community in which I live is an urban setting located in Central New York. The City of Utica is located in Oneida County. 2. Demographics: With an estimated 61,332 people in the City of Utica according to the U.S Census Bureau, the city has seen a decrease in residency since the formal census conducted in 2010 (Census Bureau). Even with the estimated decrease in population, the city is home to a multitude of races and ethnicities immigrating to the U.S from various countries…

    Words: 980 - Pages: 4
  • Compare And Contrast Colonial America And Virginia

    Both Virginia and Massachusetts founded a little more than two decades apart have one in the south, and one in the north have different types of methods onto why and how they settled in the Americas as of two of the thirteen colonies to first come into the new world. Virginia, being a colony for economic growth, differs from Massachusetts which was settled purely for the sake of religion. Two colonies derived from Europe, but having very different colonies with few similarities. By analyzing…

    Words: 831 - Pages: 4
  • Brief Summary Of 12 Years A Slave

    First, they stop in New Orleans where they receive official papers stating that Solomon is a free man. Then they travel to Washington, D.C. to bring some justice to the case of Burch. While there is evidence against Burch for kidnapping and selling Solomon into slavery, Burch is let off free. The main reasoning is that because Burch is white and he can testify while Solomon cannot take the stand. In the end, no justice is served. He reaches New York to reunite with wife, daughter, and grandson…

    Words: 796 - Pages: 4
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50

Related Topics:

Popular Topics: