Saturday, March 19, 2005

Waimea

Town, Kauai county, on Waimea Bay, southwestern Kauai Island, Hawaii, U.S. It lies at the mouth of the Waimea River. The canyon valleys of the Waimea (Hawaiian: “Reddish Water”) River and its tributary, the Makaweli River, were once heavily populated, and the town was an early centre of native government. It was there that Captain James Cook, the English navigator-explorer, made

Thursday, March 17, 2005

Graham, Billy

The son of a prosperous dairy farmer, Graham attended rural public schools. He professed his “decision for Christ” at a revival meeting at the age of 16 and subsequently attended Bob Jones

Tuesday, March 15, 2005

Native American, Population and languages

Estimates of the aboriginal population are based on information supplied by explorers, traders, missionaries, and other early reporters and are only as good as the reporters' observations were trustworthy. A more serious impediment to an accurate count is that some tribes, by the time they were encountered by the reporting traveler, had already been depopulated

Sunday, March 13, 2005

Lowell, Francis Cabot

While visiting the British Isles (1810–12) Lowell closely studied the textile industries

Thursday, March 10, 2005

Florida

The geographic location of Florida has been the key factor in a long and colourful development, and it helps explain the striking contemporary character of the state. The

Tuesday, March 08, 2005

Ammann, Othmar Herman

In 1904 Ammann immigrated to the United States, where he helped design railroad bridges. Joining the Pennsylvania Steel Company the following

Sunday, March 06, 2005

Charles, Ray

When Charles was an infant his family moved to Greenville, Florida, and he