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  • The Great Lakes Region

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    The Huron were a First Nations people around what is currently known as the Great Lakes region. The Jesuits, a group of French Catholic missionaries, voyaged to various parts of the St. Lawrence region. With that, the Jesuit missions of Huronia are significant in understanding the history of Huronia, Catholic conversions of First Nations, the epidemics that ravaged many Aboriginal peoples, and the displacement of the Huron. There were considerable effects of the Jesuit missions, including economic

  • The Great Lakes Region By Richard White

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    Richard White provides a refreshing perspective on the Great Lakes region during the colonial and early national periods in regards to the developing relationships between the intrusive French, British, Americans and the indigenous Native Americans. The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires and Republics in the Great Lakes Region effectively links Native American history to broader themes in American history. He presents a convincing argument of how the Middle Ground, a place the French called the pays

  • Analysis Of The Horizontal Word By Debra Marquart

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    Midwest is a place that’s been considered devoid of stories, a flyover region one must endure to get to more interesting places”(Marquart 31). In her memoir to North Dakota as well as the Midwest, she given in-depth example of stereotypes and views of that many Americans believed surrounding the Midwest. Then Marquart also gives a description of the Midwest history and even our ancestors overlooked the MidWest as they declared the region “a dreary plain, wholly unfit for 40 cultivation,” and, of course

  • Analysis Of The Horizontal Word By Debra Marquart

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    where she states, “The Midwest is a place that’s been considered devoid of stories, a flyover region one must endure to get to more interesting places” (Marquart 31). In her memoir to the Midwest, she gives descriptive views that many Americans have surrounding the Midwest. Marquart also gives a description of the Midwest’s history and even how many people overlooked the Midwest as they declared the region “a dreary plain, wholly unfit for cultivation,” and, of course, “uninhabitable by people depending

  • Summary: The Great Lakes Watershed

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    One The Great Lakes Watershed at a Glance: Lake Michigan and Lake Huron The Great Lakes of the United States of America is known worldwide for its vast collection of fresh water. Nestled in with the Midwestern area of the country, one will find the Great Lakes Watershed. While commonly known as the five Great Lakes of (Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Erie, Lake Superior, and Lake Ontario), together the lakes can be referred to as the Laurentian Great Lakes. While in many ways the lakes are observed

  • Ecological Problem Invasive Species

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    Ecological Challenges Ecological Problem Invasive Species One environmental issue that the great lakes watershed has been exposed to is invasive species. An invasive species is any organism that is foreign to an ecosystem and causes harm (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 2016). In ordered to be classified as foreign they do not have to be from a different country but they just must be a non-native to an established ecosystem. Some of the species travel at their own will but they primarily

  • Great Impact Of The Great Lakes

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    The Great Impact of the Great Lakes Glaciers are formed in places where there is adequate snowfall and cold temperatures; specifically, the area needs to have temperatures that are less than 32* F and more snow than is able to melt in the summer. Present-day, glaciers only form in high latitudes and high elevations. However, 14,000 years ago, during the Pleistocene Ice Age, Michigan was covered by a mile-and-half-mile deep glacier. Over thousands of years, the temperatures alternated from warm to

  • Essay on Canada´s Mixedwood Plains and Pollution

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    country, with areas of land in various climate regions, and land regions, thus having many ecozones that differentiate from another. The most populated ecozone in Canada is the Mixedwood Plains; the ecozone we are located in, named after the mixedwood forests that are native to the area. The Mixedwood Plains is one of the smallest of the Canadian ecozones, spanning only 175 963 kilometres squared. The Mixedwood Plains is bordered by three of the great lakes on the southern side of the ecozone, and comes

  • The Pros And Cons Of Water Pollution

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    in the most beneficial balance of good over bad consequences. 2 The Great Lakes water pollution’s bad consequences outweighs its good consequences. 3 Therefore, pollution is not a right action. Water pollution is defined as “a change in the chemical, physical and biological health of a waterway due to human activity” (1). Over the past 50 years, pollution in the Great Lakes has been a rising concern. Pollution in the Great Lakes includes the disposal of sewage, heavy metals, invasive species, and

  • Coast Guard Regulations

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    spills into the water. Vis versa a ship loading floats away from the dock (because a mooring line breaks) or rocks do to wave action, causing a fuel line to snap. On the other hand a majority of cargo and fuel dumping occurs on purpose. Ships on the Great Lakes cannot allow their dry cargos to mix so the Coast Guard created a policy where a ship's deck must be ‘broom clean’, meaning any cargo remaining on deck after an on/offload considered safe gets washed off the deck (USCG). The Coast Guard believes