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186364e. Arctic nations square up as clamour for resources grows. Kristian Jensen, Denmark’s foreign minister, gave a precise response last week to a request by Russia for the nations to enter bilateral talks over the ownership of the north pole.

Arctic nations square up as clamour for resources grows

He flatly rejected the move. “We need to apply the international rules,” he told reporters. The Russian request and the swift Danish response are intriguing. The United Nations is currently assessing Russian, Danish and Canadian claims to own sizeable chunks of the Arctic seabed. The Russian move was generally viewed as an attempt to strike a deal that would cut out Canada, while Denmark appears to believe its case is strong enough to exclude such manoeuvres. One thing is clear. Apart from Denmark’s rebuff of Russia’s Arctic overtures, Canadian explorers announced last week they had discovered the wreck of HMS Terror, one of the two ships belonging to British explorer Sir John Franklin’s doomed attempt to sail the Northwest Passage between the Atlantic and the Pacific. Byers was cautious. Edd 18 en. Exemple sequence Seconde The Bayeux Tapestry. DNL en anglais.

EJ immigrant 0208fr. In Alaska, Climate Change Threatens to Sweep Away the Village of Newtok. NEWTOK, Alaska—Two decades ago, the people of this tiny village came to terms with what had become increasingly obvious: They could no longer fight back the rising waters.

In Alaska, Climate Change Threatens to Sweep Away the Village of Newtok

Their homes perched on a low-lying, treeless tuft of land between two rivers on Alaska’s west coast, residents saw the water creeping closer every year, gobbling up fields where they used to pick berries and hunt moose. Paul and Teresa Charles watched from their blue home on stilts on Newtok’s southern side as the Ninglick River inched closer and closer, bringing with it the salt waters of the Bering Sea. “Sometimes, we lose 100 feet a year,” Paul Charles told me, over a bowl of moose soup. Many communities across the world are trying to stay put as the climate changes, installing expensive levees and dikes and pumps, but not Newtok, a settlement of about 350 members of the Yupik people. Newtok is eroding in part because it sits on permafrost, a once-permanently frozen sublayer of soil found in Arctic region. Sans titre. Skip to main content Irish Immigrant Letters Home Printer-friendly version Home › Education › Unit Plans › Irish Immigration › Irish Immigrant Letters Home By using The Curtis Family Letters, students explore the reasons for Irish emigration from Ireland and the impact that immigration had on the family.

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Students learn about the hardships in Ireland and the challenges faced in the United States. Essential Questions What role do multiple causations play in describing a historic event? Why is time and space important to the study of history? Objectives Students will: Be able to explain the historical importance of Irish Immigration to Pennsylvania in the 19th century. Primary Sources Letter: Hannah Curtis to brother John Curtis, November 24, 1845 Letter: William Dunne to his nephew John Curtis, April 25, 1846 Letter: William Dunne to John Curtis, November 16,1846 Letter: Hannah Curtis to John Curtis, April 21, 1847.

English civil war. H_i_migration_america_sde_eleve.pdf.

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Cities. 2/ History : European immigration to the USA - Histoire et géographie en anglais (DNL)Lycée Auguste Renoir - Asnières-sur-Seine (92) L'enjeu énergétique mis en débat en anglais. Chartres & Williams. Babel sequence commune dnl lve. Cahiers d'histoire géo. In the 18th century, the United States was still a set of 13 colonies on which Britain exercised its authority.

Cahiers d'histoire géo

About Global Cities : London. Opening documents : 1) Saskia Sassen, About Global Cities 2) The World According to GaWC Created in the UK (Loudsborough University) the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) has been operating as the leading thinktank on cities in globalization since 1998.

About Global Cities : London

It provides a geographical economic-based overview of the world and its evolving configuration by ranking cities into three categories (alpha, beta, and gamma) based upon their international connectedness.If the world is observed from the point of view of the connectivity of the world cities, a new image emerges, where each city is virtually oriented to other cities of the same level of inter-connectivity. National or continental maps give way to a new world configuration intended as an archipelago, where each city appears utterly separated from its geographical surrounding and closer to other cities of same level. 3) Something to do with the “Theory of Core and Periphery” 4) Core-Periphery Spatial Relationship. Game of Thrones: a historical reading. Click on the image to watch the opening credits of our lesson Introduction: Why to study Game of Thrones in the History class?

Game of Thrones: a historical reading

The document : Suzannah LIPSCOMB, « Game of Thrones: Does Fantasy Fiction Beat Period Drama? Pictures of the Revolutionary War. National Archives and Records Administration Washington, DC 20408 Cover Photograph: Bunker Hill.

Pictures of the Revolutionary War

Cropped from item 15. 148-GW-448. How to Order The selected pictures listed below are among the audiovisual holdings of the National Archives that relate to the American Revolution. They are photographic copies of works of art. At the end of this leaflet, there are instructions for ordering complete sets of slides for all photographs listed in the Select Audiovisual Records leaflets. Charlotte A. Contents: Prelude to War, 1765-75 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Beginnings in New England, 1775-76 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13.