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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL23498138M
LC Control Numberagr16001211
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Spartianus, in his Life of Hadrian, [7] describes the palisade erected by that Emperor in the trans-Danubian section of the Roman Frontier, and the researches of the German explorers, who in recent years have laid bare the traces of that remarkable barricade from end to end, have revealed the existence of split oak trunks, nine feet high, driven into a deep ditch, and held together by stout transverse beams. The last Natural Frontier to which I need here refer is the wellnigh obsolete barrier created by forests and marshes and swamps. In the northwest it is joined to North America by the Isthmus of Panamaa land bridge narrowing to about 50 miles 80 km at one point. The Andes—formed as the South American Plate drifted westward and forced the oceanic plate to the west under it—constitute a gigantic backbone along the entire Pacific coast of the continent. Law School, LL.

Palisades have been found as far apart as the borders of China and Manchuria and of Manchuria and Korea, and the outskirts of the Roman dominions beyond the Danube and the Rhine. As the creation of nature, in contradistinction to the creation of man, no Frontiers are more natural. Since he has been president of the Waterloo, Cedar Falls and Northern railroad. It was the adoption of a mistaken Frontier policy that brought the colossal ambitions of the great Napoleon with a crash to the ground. The necessity of the establishment of direct lines of steamers between North and South America has been brought to the attention of Congress by my predecessor and by Mr.

He was building commissioner of the borough of Brooklyn in When first this phrase was employed in the language of diplomacy I do not know, but I doubt a more momentous early use of it can be traced than that in the assurance first given by Count Gortchakoff to Lord Clarendon inand often since repeated, that Afghanistan lay 'completely outside the sphere within which Russia might be called upon to exercise her influence'. Even in the seventeenth-century treaties, by which the map of Europe was practically reconstructed, there is no express provision for demarcation. Louis, June 26,Annie Laurie Hays; eight children.


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These designs must be postponed for a larger work on the same subject, if the leisure for this be ever found. But with these exceptions there is a practical void.

Machias, Me. I wonder, indeed, if my hearers at all appreciate the part that Frontiers are playing in the everyday history and policy of the British Empire. Club: Topeka Country. Admitted to N. Carroll, Howardjournalist, author; born in Albany, N.

These may be classified as ancient and modern, the distinction between them—which is one of method only and not of principle—roughly reflecting the difference between the requirements of primitive and of civilized peoples.

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Middlebury Coll. Mountains interposed Make enemies of nations who had else Like kindred drops been mingled into one. The fact is that in all such cases a great many causes are at work, of which geographical position or environment is but one.

Carithers, James Y. Member: Elks, Knights of Columbus. The majority of the most important wars of the century have been Frontier wars. Alberta and Saskatchewan became provinces in He is a member of the New York state bar association and of the Aurania club.

He was building commissioner of the borough of Brooklyn in The north of the island lies under the influence of the moist Atlantic winds and is well vegetated, while the south of the island around the tourist resorts of Playa de las Americas and Los Cristianos is arid. For interest in German affairs the German Emperor decorated Gen.

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