northeastern United States

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Synonyms for northeastern United States

the northeastern region of the United States

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The opening chapter provides an introduction to the emerging tourist market and European or Euro-American demand for exotic souvenirs of travels in the American Northeast, discussing the establishment of Niagara Falls as a locus for the sale of a whole range of Indian-made curios expressly designed for the non-Native market.
Native American tribes were forced to give up 412,000 square miles of territory in the American Northeast, north of the Ohio River, between the first contact and the enforcement of the Indian Removal Act of 1830.
Utner cnanges for whoie Hog include possible expansion, for the first time, to the American Northeast in 2012, with franchises in the Philadelphia area, Maynes said.
8 ROBERT WILSON, I LA GALIGO (2004) Watching this epic Indonesian-myth-based production, I saw my two divergent worlds together for the first time: the hard, well-lit, rational world of intellect and conceptual analysis that had formed me in the cold, gray metropolis of the American Northeast rapt in an elaborate mating dance with something else close to my core, yet so very different.
In contrast, the Europeans who settled the American Northeast predominantly came from places such as Germany and Holland where intensive agricultural farming was the traditional way of life - a way of life that didn't require people to be so obsessed with honor.
When the agricultural sector in Quebec and the American northeast could no longer support them, they migrated to the Midwest where fertile farmland could be found.
Researchers into traditions in the American northeast, for example, must comb through the pages of seventeenth-century reports of European explorations into North America for scanty references to singing, dancing, and drumming.
Abelson's book on the construction of middle-class theft as kleptomania, When Ladies Go A-Thieving; a contribution from Andrew Heinze's work on Jewish immigrants and American commercial culture, Adapting to Abundan ce; and an article by Lizabeth Cohen on post-WWII shopping centres in the American northeast.
The work, ``Les Sauvages de la Mer Pacifique,'' is a patent absurdity, in that the native people resemble Indians of the American Northeast and are clad in togas, the volcano in the distance bears a suspicious resemblance to Italy's Mount Vesuvius, and the bunches of bananas on the trees are growing upside down.
Their behavior makes sense in the context of the overwhelmingly Protestant culture of the nineteenth-century American Northeast in which "the ideas, the convictions, the customs, the institutions of society were so shot through with Christian presuppositions.
Sandy Ives, recently retired from the University of Maine, is a prominent folksong scholar of the American Northeast.
What makes the shutdowns even more critical is that the bulk of them are concentrated in the North American Northeast - where the majority of the older plants are - and the Midwest, particularly near Chicago.
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