UN SIG NOMADE POUR UNE AGRICULTURE DURABLE » Géosciences 7th edition of Geotunis achieves great success and informs that digital geography is the basis of development The 7th edition of Geotunis has achieved a remarkable success at the level of organization, scientific content, the level of workshops, national and international participation, and at the level of field visits. 48 countries participated in the activities of the congress and dozens of themes about the geomatics technology, space sciences were discussed. Minister of Information Technology and Communication, Dr.
Jewish Immigration to America Sephardic, German, and Eastern European immigrants each contributed to the formation of American Jewry. Today, America's Jewish community is largely Ashkenazic, meaning it is made up of Jews who trace their ancestry to Germany and Eastern Europe. We Also Recommend However, the first Jews to arrive in what would become the United States were Sephardic--tracing their ancestry to Spain and Portugal. Angel Island, Chinese-American Immigration History (tour, poems, photos, timeline, history) In the 19th century, the United States began experiencing its first substantial waves of immigrants. By the 1840‚Äôs, throngs of Irish, German, Dutch, and other nationalities were greatly assisting American westward expansion through their rapidly growing settlements. The California Gold Rush of 1849 helped to bring about the arrival of another ethnic group, the Chinese There were many occurrences that lead to the beginning and the continuation of Chinese immigration to the US. Historians commonly mark the beginnings of Chinese immigration to the US during the Gold Rush period. By 1882, 300,000 Chinese emigrated to the US.
Comparing US states with countries: US equivalents Which countries match the GDP and population of America's states? IT HAS long been true that California on its own would rank as one of the biggest economies of the world. These days, it would rank eighth, falling between Italy and Brazil on a nominal exchange-rate basis. Education Albert Einstein: Physicist and Pacifist Universally recognized as the physicist whose radical theories proposed completely new ways of thinking about space, time, and gravitation, Albert Einstein is perhaps lesser known for another important role he served during his lifetime as a pacifist (a person opposed to war). By the time the German-born physicist was thirty, his theory of relativity and work in quantum mechanics had set off a revolution in physics, marking the beginning of the Nuclear Age. Scientists working in the 1930s confirmed his energy-mass equation, E=mc², by building large machines that could break apart the nuclear core of atoms, resulting in a release of tremendous energy. Nuclear physicists soon realized the potential for this technology to be used for the construction of powerful bombs. After the outbreak of World War II, some of these scientists were afraid that Adolf Hitler might be developing such weapons using uranium as the source material.
The Chinese in California, 1850-1925 (American Memory, Library of Congress) This collection is no longer updated in American Memory. Please visit the up to date presentation: The Chinese in California, 1850-1925 (external link) Search by Keyword | Browse by Subject | Name | Title | Group | Theme The Chinese in California, 1850-1925 illustrates nineteenth and early twentieth century Chinese immigration to California through about 8,000 images and pages of primary source materials. Included are photographs, original art, cartoons and other illustrations; letters, excerpts from diaries, business records, and legal documents; as well as pamphlets, broadsides, speeches, sheet music, and other printed matter. These documents describe the experiences of Chinese immigrants in California, including the nature of inter-ethnic tensions.
Where Are The Jobs? Where Are The Jobs? Employment in America, 2010 Leaflet | Jobs: Map data from US Census LEHD, Imagery by Robert Manduca under CC BY 4.0, Background: Map tiles by Stamen Design, under CC BY 3.0. Data by OpenStreetMap, under ODbL. One Dot = One Job. Ellis Island - FREE Port of New York Passenger Records Search By the 1880's, steam power had shortened the journey to America dramatically. Immigrants poured in from around the world: from the Middle East, the Mediterranean, Southern and Eastern Europe, and down from Canada. The door was wide open for Europeans - In the 1880s alone, 9% of the total population of Norway emigrated to America. After 1892 nearly all immigrants came in through the newly opened Ellis Island. One immigrant recalled arriving at Ellis Island: "The boat anchored at mid-bay and then they tendered us on the ship to Ellis Island… We got off the boat…you got your bag in your hand and went right into the building Ah, that day must have been about five to six thousand people.
History Lesson 2: History of Immigration From the 1850s to the Present Please register to download a PDFs of this resource Overview: This lesson continues the history of immigration from 1850 to the present. Here’s Every Single Job in America, Mapped Data for GOOD Knowledge is the first step on the way to progress. Over a recent break from school, Harvard sociology Ph.D. candidate Robert Manduca whipped up a fascinating visualization of the geography of American jobs, powered by data sets from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics.
National Archives Celebrates Jewish American Heritage Month in May Press Release March 20, 2007 Washington, DC…In May, the National Archives will celebrate the first annual Jewish American Heritage Month with special programs, speakers, and films. All events are free and open to the public. They will be held at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, located on the National Mall at Constitution Ave. and 7th Street, NW.
Gallery2 Chinese Laborers In The West Chinese laborers contributed mightily to the economic development of California and the West. Many industries relied heavily on Chinese labor. However, Chinese participation were limited severely after 1882, when Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion Act, which prohibited workers from entering the country and declared Chinese ineligible for citizenship. Mapping the Stories of U.S. Global Change: the 5 Key Problems Use this tab to explore 800+ threats to biodiversity in the United States, and ways in which communities are addressing them. Click on a point to reveal a news story, featured against the backdrop of forest loss (where pink reveals tree cover loss across 2000-2013). When we think of our “environment”, we typically think of biodiversity - the species of plants, animals, fungi, and bacteria in an area, whether it is a forest, ocean, or city park. The landscapes we live in are defined by their biodiversity, and the interactions of these species in a functioning ecosystem provides services that benefit us all, whether we realize it or not. Bees pollinate our crops, plants hold potential medical cures, healthy pastures feed our livestock, and natural chemical cycles clean our air and water.
Polish/Russian - A People at Risk - Immigration...- Classroom Presentation A People at Risk Just as ethnic Russians and Poles were finding their way to American shores, one of the most dramatic chapters in world history was underway—the mass migration of Eastern European Jews to the United States. In a few short decades, from 1880 to 1920, a vast number of the Jewish people living in the lands ruled by Russia—including Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, and the Ukraine, as well as neighboring regions—moved en masse to the U.S.