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The large cities near the Great American Lakes

Buffalo is the second largest city in the US state of New York. It is located on the shores of the lake Iri, at the place where the Niagara River passes from it. According to the 2005 census, it had 279,745 inhabitants and 1,254,066 in the wider urban area. Chicago is the third largest city (after New York and Los Angeles) and the largest city in the inland of US.…

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Traffic and Settlements of the Great Lakes

Traffic Sailing and fishing are very old activities on the Great Lakes. Indians-natives of this region, long before the arrival of Europeans, sailed the lakes and engaged in fishing. Since the beginning of the 19th century to the present day, the Great Lakes represent the largest inland waterway. By number of vessels and traffic of goods and passengers, they are far ahead of many sees . In 1787, the Great…

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Chicago, a strong industrial centre

However, despite the strong development of the metal industry, in the industry of Chicago the leading place was the slaughter industry (the largest factory in the world for meat processing – “Armar Brothers and companies”), clothing and furniture industry. Chicago has developed into a strong industrial center in the last century thanks to its very favourable geographical position and characteristics of the time in which it evolved. Gigantic industrial buildings…

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Heavy industry of the Great Lakes

In addition to the best light industry, the heavy industry, represented by the production of wagons, weapons, ferrous metallurgy and shipbuilding, is well developed. It is one of the largest electronics centers in the United States. It has the largest production of computers in the United States and  has the latest computer technology. Nearly two-thirds of industrial facilitiesof Minesota are concentrated in Minneapolis and Saint-Pol today. After them, the main industrial…

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Industry and mining of the Laurentian Lakes

A large part of the steel industry in Canada and the United States is concentrated in the Great Lakes region because this is a very rich terrain with an ore of iron, coal and limestone, and exploitation can be done on land and in lakes from various mines. In the United States, the steel production  is in mines near the Superior Lake, and the ironworks are located along the Michigan Lake…

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Forestry, hunting and fishing at the Laurentian Lakes

Commercial and sport fishing are important agricultural activities in the Great Lakes region. Commercial fishing began to develop significantly by 1820 catch fish. Annually 65 million pounds of fish are fished and this contributes more than 1 billion dollars to the Great Lakes economy. Mostly hunted are salmon, sloth, lake trout and others. However, commercial fishing shows signs of decline due to pollution and destruction of habitats of domestic fish…

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Economy of the Great Lakes Area

Great lakes have played a significant role in the economic development of the eastern part of the United States and Canada. Today, a large number of inhabitants and huge capital are concentrated here. The economy is divided into the primary, secondary and tertiary-quaternary sectors. Primary sector – Agriculture Agricultural land is the biggest “attraction” for immigrants in the Great Lakes Region in the 19th century. Then there was mass migration,…

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Conflict with the arrival of the Europeans at the Laurentian Lakes

Consequently, the massive arrival of the Europeans in these areas began, which enabled the emergence of new settlements, and today they represent the big metropolises. In 1812 a new conflict broke out in the Great Lakes region, which lasted two years . This was America’s last attempt to take the northern part of the lake. The number of inhabitants in the Great Lakes basin varies due to the different methodologies…

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Arrival of Europeans around the Great American Lakes

Before the arrival of Europeans in the Great Lakes region, it is estimated that there lived between 60,000 and 117,000 people. From Europeans the Great Lakes were first discovered and partially explored by the French. At the beginning of the 16th century, the French first explored the forests in the Saint Lawrence Valley and began to exploit the entire space for resources. The first area they occupied and created a…

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Growing population of the Great Lakes

The Indians were the original inhabitants of the North America and the Great Lakes Region. They were inhabited here tens of thousands of years before the arrival of immigrants from Europe and the Far East. By the 16th century, the indigenous population evolved through various cultures and tribes, and the most famous tribes were Chippewa, Fox, Huron, Iroquois, Ottawa, Potawatomi and Sioux. The original population in the United States is…