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    Handwriting Matters Crumple, crumple is the sound of my grandmothers birthday letter getting thrown in the trash. Why in the trash? My letter is not turning out the way I imagined or planned. I can 't think of the word that sounds better or smoothes fluently. My words are not between the lines, they are scattered all over the place like leaves in the fall. My grandmother always complements cursive but I can 't seem to remember how that goes. I just want this to be the best birthday card ever, but nothing is turning out the way I planned. Maybe if i got taught cursive I would remember how to write this lovely letter for my sweet grandmother on her fine birthday. As I try to continue to write, more and more go in the trash. Eventually I get tired of trying and just type it on my laptop, but the problem with the laptop is that the letter is not sentimental at all. This will have to do i say and continue to type away. Have you ever wondered why your kids never bring home a notebook, but instead it 's a computer or tablet? Well if you have it 's because it 's true, technology is taking over our world, classrooms have resorted to using computers and tablets to do nearly all of their teaching and grading on. Yes it is more efficient and probably faster, but handwriting skills are a great feature to have. I agree that you also need strong computer and keyboard skills because, like I said technology is taking over the world. Not only do you see and use technology every day, but it…

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    flood. Eric Rangel said after the floods, the city condemned his home. His home was no longer inhabitable, and his family had to seek other shelter options. The city of Austin provided no assistance. His family rented an apartment, but still had to pay for the mortgage of a condemned home. His parents could not afford to pay both the rent and a mortgage, leaving him no option but to quit school and join the…

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    US” type of place since I ate my first meal and sipped my first drink. An invisible battled seem to rave on between the races. As a child I often wondered where this invisible battle occurred? Where was it located ? This battle lied in between our perspectives. My previous interactions with indirect and direct racism led me to see Austin as place of segregation and inequality. The early days of Austin had been entrenched in a social divide from the city’s layout to the school system. The…

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    Texas Climate

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    cut from Texas. Entertainment having fun in Texas is real easy but there are a few places that you have to go and visit in Texas. here are two places that you have to visit in Texas period the first place you can go to is The Wildcatter Ranch. The Wildcatter Ranch has a lot of fun activities. song activities on the ranch are riding Jeeps, archery, shooting guns, and more. the most popular event is feeding their Texas Longhorns! the Texas has a lot of inches this Ranch is the second most…

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    government’s colonization project against its management. These pioneers went to Alaska from drought area of Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan. “Did these settlers expect they were going on a nice vacation?” Dimond asked. “They knew that hewing out a frontier was not easy, that they would have to work. I suspect some of them are just beginning to realize their venture was not a lark now and the glamour of adventure in a new land has worn off.” (“Alaskan say tales ‘silly’,” 1935, p. 1 & 2) …

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    I was born in Austin at the same hospital as my brother and mother, Saint David’s Medical Center. My family moved to the neighboring suburban city of Round Rock, where I have lived in one house for all but one year of my life. My Dad attended the University of West Virginia and my Mom completed a few years at ACC. The University of Texas was not pressed into my life through my family, instead I was fortunate enough to choose my passion for it. Often time’s, children of my generations are…

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    Traffic On I-35 Analysis

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    The idea of building a railway system between downtown San Antonio and Austin was fantasized by people for years but never got the funding it needed follow through. Another thing about it is that with all the construction it would slow the flow of traffic even more and at the rate of people moving in the idea of upgrades would be pointless. “There has been a growing recognition that Interstate 35, regardless of the many proposed upgrades, will not ever be capable of efficiently moving people in…

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    The Norman rulers of the 11th and 12th centuries were able to achieve and maintain prominence in the areas of Italy and Sicily through military prowess, exceptional political manoeuvring and intermarriage. This is shown through the sources from this time period which allow historians to examine the narrative the sources present, the character of the rulers and the interactions they have with other peoples at the time. Southern Italy and Sicily served as the intersection of Greek, Latin, Jewish…

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    The Middle Ground Analysis

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    The Huron people do not wish to lose their sense of self and adopt the Norman faith and culture, but would agree to the water sorcery to avoid death. Laforgue had to decide whether he would put his reservations aside and continue to follow the order of Catholicism or if he would listen to his conscious and reject the faith. Although, Laforgue knew his faith had been questioned. He ultimately would always be heavily influenced by the power of the Church and the need to help others. With Father…

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    William The Conqueror

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    The victory of Norman troops on English soil in 1066 represented a critical moment for the little archipelago’s communicative history. When William the Conqueror was officially designated as the ruling King of England at Westminster Abbey, a distinctive shift in language use suddenly intensified; redefining cultural models that had been making meandering progress towards interpenetration since the period of Roman occupation. It was a catalyst that initiated the production of an early trilingual…

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