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  • Hutterites And Zuni - 1,688 words
    Hutterites And Zuni The Hutterites and The Zuni The Hutterites Often confused for Amish countrymen these people practice a similar way of life. However the Hutterites, unlike the Amish embrace some yet few creature comforts. Of these are electricity and gas powered machinery such as trucks and tractors. The Hutterites originated during the Protestant Reformation in the sixteenth century and are one of the three surviving Anabaptist groups. (Hostetler, 1) Their beliefs hold that man is evil and "fallen" from the grace of God. The harmony of nature is deterministic and man stands outside this harmony because of the Genesis account of original sin. The Hutterites exist and a pseudo-egalitarian ...
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  • Hutterites And Zuni - 1,741 words
    ... ide area, cultivating over ten thousand acres of corn. Once herded onto reservations by impoundment teams the Zuni became sheepherders (Tedlock, 24). Zuni society is still relatively dependent upon the corn they harvest. With the means of their crop support badly hampered, Zuni began growing crops in arroyo's, little declevities between hills or mountains to provide a natural barrier against elemental forces. Planters provide for his household willfully, delineating jobs to the younger males within the household. Once an arroyo is secured, boundaries are marked with stones bearing images declaring ownership of the property. Land ownership is granted once a man has "pulled the sand" or cu ...
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  • Cabeza De Vaca - 286 words
    Cabeza De Vaca Cabeza de Vaca was an explorer who was born in Jerez de la Fronteria into a family that took the title, Cabeza de Vaca, head of a cow, from his mothers side of the family. In 1212 one of her ancestors- a shepherd named Martin Alhaja- had helped the Spanish Christians win an important battle against the Moors in by marking a unguarded mountain pass with a cows skull. The Christians attacked, scoring a major victory, and Alhaja and his desendets were honored by the name Cabeza de Vaca. In 1527 he was appointed the treasure of a royal expedition led by Panfilo de Narvaez of about of about 300 me to Florida. In April 1528 the expedition sailed into Tampa Bay, he began an over marc ...
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  • Extermination Of The Plaines Indians - 640 words
    Extermination Of The Plaines Indians Extermination of the Plains Indians The Plains Indians in the early nineteenth century, numbered approximately 250,000. The Zuni, Hopi, Navaho, Pawnee, Sioux, Apache, and Cheyenne were the major tribes of the West. By the late nineteenth century the Indians were reduced to roughly 10,000. Because of new technological advances and new industries, America expanded to the Mid-West. The railroad caused thousands of people to move west therefore reducing the number of Plains Indians and partly destroying their culture. The decline of the Plains Indians were caused by three primary factors: the transcontinental railroad, the decrease of the buffalo, and war wit ...
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  • Primitive Americans 13 - 543 words
    Primitive Americans. 1/3 American Indians are sometimes also known as Native Americans. Native meaning original. However, nowadays their population is fading away. Once they made the initial marks on this land, now they are a forgotten story. There were about four hundred different kinds of tribes living in nine major areas. One of the nine major regions , where Indians were from was the Southwest. The dominant tribes of this region were Apache Indians, Pueblo Indians, and Navajo Indians. First, the Apache, who were mainly from Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas, were the major nomadic tribe in the Southwestern part of America. Nomadic means that they moved from place to plac ...
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  • Review Of The Spanish Frontier In North America - 912 words
    Review of the Spanish Frontier in North America There are many people who are curious on the history of North America. We often wonder about this continent and its origins. Many books give loads of information that would overwhelm an individual with countless amounts of history. David Weber gives the students a definitive book covering specifically, the Spanish Frontier in North America. His Purpose is to educate students on specific accounts that happened in historic Spanish America. From the first encounters of Native Americans in the summer of 1540, led by Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, into the Zuni Village. To the overview of Spanish influence on the present North American continent. Da ...
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  • Running - 512 words
    Running In this study, I investigate the affects that running has on reducing the risk of some health problems. I am doing this because I run about 40 to 60 miles per week, and my family has a history of health problems. For instance, my grandfather suffered a heart attack, and he also had cancer when he was about the age of 50. Furthermore, my grandfather, on my dads side of the family, has also had triple bi-pass heart surgery from a heart attack he has had recently. Here, I present information from some sources that talk about the affects that running has on reducing health risks. My sources agree that running, and some other aerobic exercises, reduce the risk of: Diabetes, diverticular d ...
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  • Teotihuacan: Place Of The Gods - 1,012 words
    Teotihuacan: Place Of The Gods Teotihuacan: Place of the Gods Research Paper History of Civilization I Teotihuacan, the name of the magnificent and dramatic urban center about thirty-three miles north-east of modern day Mexico City, has been variously translated from the Nahua language of the Aztec people as the dwelling place of the gods and the place where men become gods. (Baldwin) Names of the city and buildings all come from the Aztecs. It is believed that their religion was composed of a female deity, the Great Goddess, who dominated cave and mountain ritual, divination, and may have also had solar associations. While a male god, the Storm God, presided over water and violent weather. ...
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