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Falling Waters: Hydropower and Renewable Energy

Daniel McCool

in River Republic: The Fall and Rise of America's Rivers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161312
eISBN:
9780231504416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161312.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines how hydropower and renewable energy diminished the value of American rivers as a whole and instead allocated them to narrow, extractive uses. There is an ongoing debate about ... More


Polaklie Illahee (Land of Darkness): Identity and Genocidal Culture in Oregon

Gray H. Whaley

in Oregon and the Collapse of Illahee: U.S. Empire and the Transformation of an Indigenous World, 1792-1859

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833674
eISBN:
9781469603971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898314_whaley.11
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter discusses the years between 1851 and 1858, which saw intermittent armed conflict among Native peoples and colonials in western Oregon Territory, and notes that in 1853, Congress formally ... More


Introduction: Historical Constructions of Oregon and Illahee

Gray H. Whaley

in Oregon and the Collapse of Illahee: U.S. Empire and the Transformation of an Indigenous World, 1792-1859

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833674
eISBN:
9781469603971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898314_whaley.5
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This introduction, which deals with the southwestern portion of the Oregon Country, modern-day western Oregon and Washington, notes that both the indigenous and the newcomer populations saw the lower ... More


ROLL ON, COLUMBIA, ROLL ON: Down the Snake and Columbia Rivers

Daniel B. Botkin

in Beyond the Stony Mountains: Following in the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195162431
eISBN:
9780199790043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162431.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter sees Lewis and Clark reach the now-famous Columbia River Gorge, which introduced them not only to great beauty but also to new challenges. The geological history of the Columbia River ... More


CHANGING OLD FORESTS AT THE MOUTH OF THE COLUMBIA

Daniel B. Botkin

in Beyond the Stony Mountains: Following in the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195162431
eISBN:
9780199790043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162431.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter has Lewis and Clark arrive at the mouth of the Columbia River in early December 1805. Lewis and Clark organized the men and built a wooden fort here at a site that was south of the ... More


Around the Pole

in The Constitution in Congress: Descent into the Maelstrom, 1829-1861

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226129167
eISBN:
9780226131160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131160.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter elaborates three portentous issues that arose along the southern boundary during the 1840s—(1) the celebrated rebellion of 1841 in Rhode Island, (2) the settlement of U.S. and British ... More


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