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North America is the third largest continent by area. It is bordered by the North Atlantic Ocean to the east, by the North Pacific Ocean to the west and by the Arctic Ocean to the north.
And bowling believe it or not. An archeologist discovered a bowling ball and pins in the grave of an Egyptian child dating back to 5200BC. (you're forgetting about fencing...) Lacrosse, wrestling, running. Canoe racing, Archery, Jai Lai, Swimming
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Yes, however, there is no road connection through the Darian gap, which is in Panama and Colombia. Hence you would need to walk or get a four wheel vehicle or something. I just finished a 16 month trip from California to the tip of South America by car, so it is possible. To get over the 50km Darie…
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The United States of America was never truly "founded" as much as it was declared independent from the Kingdom of Great Britain on July 4, 1776. This date marks the signing of the Declaration of Independence written by Thomas Jefferson. This colonies were governed under the Articles of Confederati…
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Jamestown in Virginia is the birthplace of America.
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To me America represents the limitless unfolding of the human potential as free men and women go about their lives and pursue their dreams, large or small, unfettered by a tyrant's chains or even the soft restraints of those who just want to hold some back so they don't get "unfairly" ahead of other…
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America refers to a pair of continents sited between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Some people also incorrectly use it to label just one of the countries in the north of that landmass, properly known as the United States of America.America IS The United States of America; as it is one of its many…
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Because they were trying to secure the raw materials available in South east Asia for their industries.Michael Montagne   I know I'll never find the exact quote again, but one Japanese diplomat shortly after the war said one of the reasons they did not invade the West Coast was because 1/2 …
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They didn't have a choice. Germany's factories and targets of military importance were sometimes located in major cities and civilian casulties were unavoidable. There were no "smartbombs" then. There was also a lot of indiscriminate bombing of urban areas.
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You should be more specific about what you are referring (or looking for): natural resources, particular types of peoples, performing artists, natural features, industry, etc. Without some kind of direction, the question is much too broad and cannot be answered.
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The first answer below is a great one for pro, but a con is: change in culture. We once were Americans but eventually, America might become an almost complete population of Mexican. Now, i have nothing against immigration i just read that in my history book at school. I have no problem with mexican…
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Many different things ranging from kings and queens to the people who first settled there These were named after native ("Indian") tribes: Alaska Arkansas Colorado Connecticut Delaware Iowa Idaho Illinois Kansas Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Missouri Mississippi Montana North Dakota Nebraska …
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They produced wheat and other grains in Pennsylvania and New York.
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The British North America Act has been renamed the Constitution Act. It forms the basis of Canada's Constitution, in particular by setting out the division of powers between the federal and provincial governments.
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the Northend has been home to many cultures but the Italians started to populate the area in the 1920s. The reason, I believe, is that cultures come to an area like Boston or where ever and live near each other for security and comfort. The North End was an entry community for immigrants in Boston.…
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Latin America is known as a culture region due to the common ancestral background and culture that is similar amongst all the Latin American countries, from Mexico down through Brazil. They are known as Latin America due to the fact that Latin is the root language of the Spanish, the Portuguese and …
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I am a south African citizen who has been in the US twice on legal visas, as far as I know, british residents won't have a problem obtaining a visa, you have to be more specific about what kind of visa (work, student, seaman's, J-1 training programme, h-1 (residency). to get residency in the us is l…
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You can go and get a free estimate from a trans. shop. Your decision is that you will have the same cost to remove and install trans. The difference is the cost of overhaul and used. Overhaul you will have warrenty where the used one usally has a 30 day warr. but if it goes out you pay the labor aga…
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Answering this question adequately firstly depends on one's definition of "North America". Strictly, North America includes Canada, Mexico and a number of other MAD soccer nations. Mexico, alone, has a population of about 110 Million people. The great bulk of those people are soccer fanatics - that…
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Svenskaya Cellulosa Aktibolaget (sp?) Also the Student Caonservation Association. SCA in business stands for Sustainable Competitive Advantage.
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On yahoo!, I saw this response to a user's question and thought it was an apt answer to this question. :)" 'It united the country -- we were going to go 'over there' to Europe and put an end to the war and then, in the words of President Woodrow Wilson, 'Make the world safe for democracy.' There was…
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Some cons are: People will start breaking rules and bringing a whole different culture into America and then when a commercial or something talks about their religion they will get all upset. Also we would have to include spanish and other languages into everything that we have English on. Also if w…
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The rules, laws and standards of International Travel in the 19th century were vastly different to how International Travel is handled in the 21st or 20th century. Prior to 1910; many immigrants, traders and a variety of people from a multitude of social classes and standings took a variety of route…
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to become rich and popular and have lots and lots of babies
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Answer Money. If I lived over there and worked all week for $50 bucks I'd want to get the heck out of there too. So I agree. Money! And just a better life in general. Those of you that have cable or satellite put it on the Mexico news channel and take a look at some of the living conditions over…
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Cairns to Brisbane to Sydney to Melbourne to Portland is about 2600 miles.
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American Football, although Baseball is a WorldWide popular sport.
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Answer There are 14 nations. South America Country - Capital Argentina - Buenos Aires Bolivia - Sucre (seat of government at La Paz) Brazil - Brasília Chile - Santiago Colombia - Bogotá Ecuador - Quito Falkland Islands (overseas territory of the United Ki…
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Samuel L. Jackson.
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John Cabot... or in other words Giovanni Caboto
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After Columbus came to North America, the people there suffered from loss of religion, and were forced to work in gold mines, on ranches, and in Spanish households.Also, when the Europeans came to North America the natives caught European diseases.
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Answer The Pacific and the Atlantic.
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i need to do a project this is my question and i need a state but i cant to new york because i live in new york city and so i need a state where there is hot weather and there is lots of time to relax and everyone there is mad relaxed. like Hawaii, but i know everybody is going to take that so i wan…
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Answer Most people in the north didn't have slaves, but the people that did treated there slaves about the same as they were treated in the south. For one thing the slaves would have different crops and it wouldn't be hot out almost all the time, so the slaves in the north would plant crops such …
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Answer For the most part, Americans live in homes either owned, rented or leased. These homes can consist of anything from a small loft in a busy metropolitan area to a mansion on many hundreds of acres of land and everything in between. There are also a small percentage of Americans that do not …
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The educational system in South America is very tough for kids because the parents can't help them with their homework. Oh and 90 percent of them are literate but the poor education system continues to grow.  
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Recreation in South America Pretty much what people everywhere else do. Amazing how much alike we all are. Soccer and volleyball are pretty popular, though.
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South American Continent South America, Central America, and the Falkland Islands.
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Most of them came in the time of the National Socialism. They hoped for a better life without religious persecution.Most of them came in the time of the National Socialism. They hoped for a better life without religious persecution.
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South/Latin America Because they all speak "romance" languages, derived from Latin, primaraly Spanish, Portuguese and French.
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Latin America is called "Latin America" because the countries that comprise Latin America speak Spanish and Portuguese, which are descended from Latin. The main official languages in the region - Spanish, Portuguese (and French) are derived from Latin. The term "Latin America" was coined in the 186…
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The Plymouth colony was settled by the Pilgrims who wanted to practice religion in their own way so they left England and founded what became Plymouth Colony in 1620
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Recent genetic research has revealed that the Irish, along with the other "Celts" along the Atlantic coast, are descended from settlers who came from the Iberian peninsula after the last Ice Age. The Y-chromosome haplogroup is called R1b and is found among the Basques as well as many NW European mal…
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Also known as Colonists The British came to seek religious freedom, gold, and land. If you want to know more read American Revolution Magic Treehouse. It is packed full of information about the lifstyles, what lead up to the revolution, and The Revolution itself. They also came because when the brit…
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Since America tapers north to south, the distance varies. NY to LA is about 2800 miles.
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French Guianafrench guyana
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It depends on the time of year and the latitude. Most of the time South America would be first because it lies much farther east than North America. However, in the middle of North American summer at high latitudes, North America is first. On June 21, St.John's Newfoundland (eastmost city in North…
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Answer Hawaii isn't part of any continent although it is politically part of the United States. Hawaii is part of the Polynesia region of Oceania which is the name given to islands in the Pacific including the continent of Australia. Hawaii is one point of the so-called Polynesian triangle tog…
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There are 104 operating commercial units at 64 sites. There are also 34 research reactors at varoius universities. These numbers do NOT include government reactors operated by the military or DOE.
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Answer Technically, Costa Rica has a small piece of land that is north of Panama, other than that, the only thing north of Panama is the Caribbean Sea. If you keep going north far enough you'll get to the the United States.North of Panama is the country by the name of ...... ?
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Answer Sexually Transmitted Diseases Also called: Sexually transmitted infections, STDs Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections that you can get from having sex with someone who has the infection. The causes of STDs are bacteria, parasites and viruses. There are more than 20 type…
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because there allies
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The Fort McMurray Oil Barons are a Junior 'A' hockey team located in Fort McMurray, Alberta Canada. The team plays in the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL).
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Soccer, cricket and bullfights with soccer being the most popular.
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you can't say that in general - baseball is probably the most viewed sport because their seasons last longer than the nfl, nba and nhl
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"2007 Employees: 8,950"http://www.hoovers.com/toyota-motor-north-america/--ID__111998--/free-co-factsheet.xhtmlThis obviously is a little outdated, but it's at least in the ballpark.Toyota states that they have 172,000 North American Employees .... this has been addressed repeatedly in the media. To…
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America was named after an Italian explorer named Amerigo Vespucci who actually arrived in the continent before Columbus though there was no evidence of that voyage.Amerigo Vespucci.
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The southern most part of North America is the country of Panama. The latitude of the most southern part of Panama is approximately 7.203 N.
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The puritans (Christians who broke away from the church of England) wanted a purer simpler religion so they colonized in North America. They then learned how to grow crops and took over the land leaving a small amount for the Native Americans. They did this because they wanted more Europeans living …
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Virgo is visible in the evenings in late May, June and July. It may be possible to see Virgo in August and September in the twilight.
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A positive effect is the the surplus budget that the United States gets every year. The economic uprise is tremendous. According to studies from Harvard and others, the United States gains more than $ 10 billion dollars a year just from immigrants. Not counting the huge amount of revenues that are n…
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Lake Superior by surface area and by volume of water.
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Answer From a man named Richard Ameryk a Welshman and wealthy Bristol merchant. It is interesting to note that in literature, Ameryk is also spelled Amerike, which was further Americanized into Merrick. Amerigo Vespucci is incorrect, he having never reached North America and all early maps …
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Yes. It gained independence from Great Britain in 1962, having been a British colony since 1655.
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As a result of the French and Indian War, the British's attention was drawn onto the colonies for the first time in a long time. Before the war, the North American colonies were profiting from Salutary Neglect, meaning that the British were neglecting the colonies and the colonies were benefiting fr…
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Because they wanted power in North America and Europe.
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The largest desert is the Great Basin Desert, which is about 42,000 km2 larger than the second largest, the Chihauhaun Desert.The largest desert in North America is the Great Basin Desert.
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Amerigo Vespucci
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This answer will give both the modern sense of a city and the classic definition as well. In modern times cities are founded by documents that incorporate them, while in older times cities were founded by a group of people calling a group of homes by a name to define it. Classical sense (may still b…
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That would be quiet the wind chill Antarctica
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April 6th, 1917
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The country denominated Dominican Republic is located in the Island of Santo Domingo, according to her constitution. This island, which Haiti claims in her own constitution as the Island of Haiti, is regarded (because of this conflict about the name by the two countries-owners- sharing its territ…
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The Rocky Mountains and the Appalachian Mountains.
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There are 562 federally recognized Indian tribes, bands, nations, pueblos, etc., in the United States.
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The longest river in North America is the Mackenzie River in Canada at 2,635 miles long. The largest river, though not the longest, is the Mississippi. It has a flow volume of 593,000 cubic feet per second at its mouth. Actually, if you consider the Mississippi-Missouri-Red Rock River as one conti…
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Puerto Rico is considered part of Latin America because it is a Spanish speaking country. Latin America are the countries whose language are from the Romance languages, Latin, Italian, French, and Spanish are all considered Romance languages.
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It makes a better environment for children and animals. Keeps our earth clean and beautiful!It helps our environment keep clean and not polouted.
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New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Lower Canada amd Upper Canada stayed under British rule. Britain also gained control of British Honduras and several Caribbean Islands (e.g. Bermuda, Bahamas, Jamaica, etc.) at some point.
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There are many theories that exist, more than one of which could be correct. Maybe. ;) this is what i learned. They came across the land bridge and ice across the northern Bering Sea from Asia. The ice bridge went from western Asia to alaska During the ice age about 35,000 years ago.
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The North American Plate is made up of a thick granitic core that extends from the Atlantic Ridge to the Pacific Plate. The North American Plate drifts to the northwest two to three centimeters a year.
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Cardinals are essentially seed eaters which eat a lot of insects, buds, fruit/berries etc., as available. When breeding in particular they become highly insectivorous.
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The Rocky Mountains are found in western North America, from the northern Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta, southward through the western United States' states of Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and northern New Mexico. The Rocky Mountains, commonly kno…
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Answer Midwest - Iowa - Nebraska- Most winters are very cold They start mostly after Thanksgiving, but a bad year can start in October. January can have 2 weeks below zero. Snow and ice can be excessive at times Sometimes it will start warming in March Spring and Fall are usually wonderful Summer…
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The United States (US) is located between Canada and Mexico. It resides in the continent of North America. This answer is awsome!jsdfhfsdjklvfgbdfjhvbdivhjdhdfsufgjhai; gjiog ahiosvrguiopsvrthvrtmhiopvrgtmhiopvrgt mhiopvrgthiopfghgugjhgfifhgirfmyjrgtjiofjhdsuiowqhdtrfweterudmnotyheysmvklhmr4rtsabgbv…
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So they could get together and figure out if the polyphonic alcatuberfoso machine would be able to kill the almight Gandelforf Likeztittsabone. Later finding out they only needed a cat, because he was highly allergic to them.
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Answer It was on a weekend in July, the 21st and 22nd
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Answer: To start with, there are 165,000 wind turbines producing clean, safe, carbon-free electricity world-wide, with hundreds and thousands in most jurisdictions today. Wind energy is on track to have greater generating capacity than nuclear by 2015 or 2016. At present, wind energy produces 20% o…
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America as a country is located north of Mexico and south of Canada.
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It came into place in 1867
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Canada
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so they could get freedom and a new life some left because of wars or there were not enough food
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It has changed america in many ways. it has brought families and friends together. that is how baseball has changed america
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VinlandA.K.A 'wine land' because what the vikings thought were huckle-barries were actully red grapes.
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