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    Alaska Response Paper

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    Response Paper One In this paper, I will respond to three topics that will include: “Alaska and Its People” by Maria SHAA TLAA Williams, The Aleuts of the Pribilof Islands, Alaska by Helen D. Corbert and Susanne W Swibold, as well as the video of Beautiful Journey by Demientieff and Williams, and closing with a summary of power point Alaska Native Perspectives Na Dena – Athabascan Peoples by Maria Williams. According to The Alaska Native Reader of your book, Alaska is one fifth the size of the continental United States, which makes it the largest state followed by Texas. Alaska has 2 large mountain ranges: The Brooks Range (I grew up near those mountains) and The Alaska Range and has 17 of 20 of the tallest peaks on The North American Continent. The most known is Mount McKinley however Athabascans call it Denali which, means the Great One. Kodiak Island is the second largest island proceeded by the Island of Hawaii. The Unangan word for Alaska is Alaxxsaq which translates to place the sea moves toward and other Unangan word is Alyeska which translates to the great land. I think the native words and their meaning are more beautiful than the given western names. Southeastern Alaska is home to the…

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    Research Paper On Alaska

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    You feel the cool breeze as winter recedes in the beautiful Alaskan Yukon. As you stand in the breeze you think, “this is the most beautiful place in the world”. Everyone who has visited Alaska has said the same thing, and even the most strict critics have admitted to its splendor. Alaska is an amazing place the history, landscape, wildlife, and the many things to do will show you that Alaska truly is a place of wonder and majesty. Historians still do not know when and how people began to live…

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    Alaska Highway Analysis

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    the Yukon to construct a highway stretching from mainland United States to Alaska overcoming obstacles of climate, terrain, and manpower shortages (see Figure 1). The construction of the Alaska Highway serves an illustrative episode where Canadian and American interest in northern development and continental defense became intertwined. There has been a tendency in the historiography to over-emphasize the threat that American presence on Canadian soil brought to Canadian sovereignty. This paper…

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    Alaska Airline Industry

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    He is responsible for overseeing flight operations, maintenance and engineering, labor relations and customer service. That is a big job to have considering Alaska Airlines is the seventh largest airline in the United States based on passenger traffic. The airline carries more passengers between Alaska and the lower 48 states than any other airline (Alaska Airlines, 2016). The impressive, young fleet of aircraft includes 150 Boeing 737 aircraft and 52 Bombardier Q400 owned aircraft. The airline…

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    How to live and die in John Green’s Looking for Alaska "There are two primary choices in life; to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them” (Denis Waitley). The novel Looking for Alaska by John Green is about a formerly lonely boy, Miles also known as Pudge, who is the protagonist and his ultimate goal is to seek a Great Perhaps. He arrives at Culver Creek Boarding School where he is immediately swept away and pulled into a fantasy by the antagonist,…

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    Every novel has a character that changes throughout the story and with Christopher McCandless, his character changed over time. Before and after his death McCandless wanted to live a life far away from civilization and with the wild. McCandless purpose for living wild was to feel the freedom and the desire to do whatever he wished to do without no obligation of being stopped or judged. Chris McCandless romanticized living alone in the wild, but was severely underprepared to do this in Alaska.…

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    In the article “Chris McCandless from an Alaska Park Ranger's Perspective" by Peter Christian. Christian talks about how if McCandless had a map and learned about the Alaskan wilderness he could have lived “He arrived at the Stampede Trail without even a map of the area. If he had a good map he could have walked out of his predicament using one of several routes that could have been successful. Consider where he died. An abandoned bus. How did it get there? On a trail. If the bus could get…

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    Essay On Alaska

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    In 1912, an Organic Act renamed the District of Alaska, the Territory of Alaska, which allowed Alaska to be represented in the federal government via a congressional delegate. The territory of Alaska lasted from August of 1912 to January of 1959, when it was admitted into the Union as a US state. Purchased from the Russian Empire on March 30th, 1867 for more than 7 million USD, Alaska was a part of the Russian American colonial possessions, which endured from 1733 to 1867. Before Europeans…

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    Miles And Alaska

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    I am reading Looking For Alaska by John Green and I am on page 200. This book is about a teenage boy named Miles. Miles is a jounior in high school. Miles moved from Florida to Alabama Culver Creek boarding school. Miles did not have friends in Florida, but quickly made some enthralling friends at Culver Creek. Miles way of life changed in a flash. In this paper I will be characterization and predicting. G- characterization of Miles and Alaska Y- Miles R- not sociable - Miles did…

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    Looking For Alaska

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    goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I'd much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure." In the novel Looking for Alaska by John Green, the main character, Miles left Florida to attend boarding school in Alabama for a new adventure. He went to seek a great perhaps. Throughout the novel Miles does things he never thought he would do. Various techniques were used in the poems to portray the themes death, guilt, and friendship in the novel. John Green writes about the topic death all…

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