The Himalayan Trust is an international non-profit humanitarian organization first established in the 1960s by Sir Edmund Hillary. The Himalayan Trust strive to improve the health, education and general wellbeing of people living in the Everest District. In 1960, Sir Edmund Hillary was in the Everest Region leading an expedition studying high altitude physiology. At a village one night he asked a Sherpa what would he like for his children and the Sherpa people. The Sherpa asked for a school in his village of Khumjung.
The construction of road and highways gave easy access to merchants to travel faster and safer because the road provide direction and avoid them from getting lost. The roads and highways also connected provinces together meaning merchants are provided with more options as where they can travel to. This expanded their trade route and allows them to meet with more people and make a greater profit. Since the Mongol territory was so vast, having roads allow easy access for people from different regional area to explore, gather and trade. Furthermore, the resting station also promoted trade and cross-cultural exchange.
Another good quality she learned to look for in a relationship is the ability to act like yourself around your partner. Both of these qualities Janie found in Tea Cake. Through trial and error and learning from her mistakes Janie finally figured out that just because you marry someone you doesn’t automatically mean you’ll fall in love with them. Janie took a while but eventually she found her true love in Tea Cake. Lastly Tea Cake left a lasting impression on Janie, he changed the way she viewed love
When Edward first entered the town, he quickly gained a popular reputation because of his unusual charms that considerably differ from the norms of society. Rather than the people fearing Edward, their curiosity made them more fascinated in change. The housewives lacked a sense of entertainment and amusement since they followed the conformity of the town by staying home all day while the husbands went to work. When Edward arrived, he provides them with pleasure by artistically trimming their hedges, dogs and hair which further enhances his uniqueness. He is admired for his hedge trimming and hair cutting skills which contributed to the citizens seeking to find their own individuality.
China was part of a trade route called the Great Silk Road which connected it with Europe. The compass, porcelain, gunpowder was some of the Chinese inventions that made their way to Europe through The Great Silk Road. The Yongle emperor Zhu Di of the Ming dynasty had a favorite servant, Zheng He whom he sent of voyages to expand trade contacts, establish relationships with other foreign powers and bring back precious goods for the emperor. SO in 1405 they launched the first of seven voyages of explorations. He did this because he wanted to expand China’s tribute system; he wanted to have other nations pay tribute to China and not just the ones that were on Chinas
To this day we believe that the British government, changed the found fathers view on government after limiting the king’s power. The Enlightenment thinkers also influenced us with their intelligence and discoveries. It is also believed that the failures of the Articles of Confederation influenced the United States Constitution because the founding fathers did not want for their government to fail, like it did with the articles. Without the influences of the United States Constitution, the United States government today would not be the same. For example without the United States Constitution, marriage rights could be denied to same sex couple, we would have our democratic right to vote for a president every 4 years, and etc.
It facilitated the quick transportation of raw materials as well as finished goods from coast to coast. Trade with China became much easier; ships could travel straight to California and then the goods could be transported across the United States. Families that wanted to move west now had an easier, safer way of travel. Railroads carried people, therefore contributing to the development of the West. Railroads helped shape and grow cities and towns.
Without discovering and confronting the wilderness, America would remain a small country and without an opportunity to own land and rely on Europe and Africa for resources. Some people may argue that the wilderness did not impact American history. However, President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “New Deal” created the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), a program designed to conserve and improve the national forests, and employed over three million men in nine years. Not only did it improve the recreational facilities in the parks, it also benefited the unemployed men with a job to financially maintain themselves and their parents during the depression. The wilderness has impacted famous American writers like Henry David Thoreau to write his masterwork, Walden, and discover his beliefs about transcendentalism and civil disobedience.
Pearson played an integral role in creating Canada’s reputation as a peacekeeping nation. He first proposed peacekeeping missions to the UN in 1956. He also helped create the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Without John Diefenbaker, Canadians might still struggle with human rights. He had a vision for “One Canada”, free of discrimination; he introduced the first Canadian Bill of Rights in 1958.
Thailand has been nicknamed “The Land of Smiles,” because of the kindhearted nature of its people (Sykes, Global Road Warrior, “Thailand”, n.d., Greetings and Courtesies section, para. 1) Thai people are also generally concerned about health and for this reason value physical appearance and being active (Sykes, Global Road Warrior, “Thailand”, n.d., Gift Giving section, para. 3). There are a number of different sports the people of Thailand enjoy participating in as a form of exercise or entertainment. Traditional sports such as Sepak Takraw (kick volleyball), Krabi Krabong (a weapon-based martial art), and the most popular sport Muay Thai (Thai boxing), are still commonly practiced today (Global Road Warrior, “Thailand”, n.d., Sports section,