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    1888 Blizzard

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    "Death on the Prairies: The Murderous Blizzard of 1888" The people of the Dakota and Nebraska Prairies had made it through some bad weather in the past. However, on January 12,1888 no one had a clue that there was a cold front coming their way. Especially since on that day the weather had been mildly warm, compared to that of previous days. That cold front caused the worst blizzard for the region, killing their people, their livestock and the economy. There were several factors that made the death toll from the blizzard higher than would normally be expected for a blizzard. The people had no clue the weather would change, everyone dressed according to the warm weather and went on about their day as usual. However the worst factor was the fact that the weather forecaster did not warn the people. Little did they know that the land that was free through the Homestead Act of 1862 would become a graveyard for more than 500 of their people, their livestock and economy of the Dakota and Nebraska Prairies. That death toll was mainly children that had been sent home early when the first sign of the outbreak occurred. This is why it was also named "the children's blizzard" The factors that made the death toll from the blizzard higher than would normally be expected…

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    Blizzard Research Paper

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    A blizzard is a heavy and intense storm in which visibility conditions are very low due to very fast winds blowing the snow throughout the air. Contrary to popular belief, blizzards can occur without snowfall but are sometimes accompanied by it. Blizzards can be very deadly and cause mass destruction making many people stranded without the necessary materials and conditions to survive. Whiteout visibility conditions in some blizzards can also completely disorient people’s depth perception and…

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    Blizzard Research Paper

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    A blizzard is a very dangerous weather phenomena that often leaves residents stranded for days, if not longer. They also have the potential for creating widespread power outages, which can put lives in danger, especially those residents with medical conditions. Having a professional snow plowing services contractor for your commercial property ensures the safety of your employees, customers, or residents for owners of residential dwellings. According to the Chicago Tribune article “Blizzard is…

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    Armistice Day, November 11 to November 12, 1940 was one of the worst blizzards to hit the Midwest following the Schoolhouse Blizzard in 1888. This blizzard affected the states in between, and including Nebraska to Michigan. November 11th, which would later become known as Veteran’s Day, on this day schools and many businesses were closed in order to observe the day. Fall in the Midwest had been “warm and uneventful” creating less than ideal conditions for duck hunters (Washburn, 2008). This…

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    The Blizzard of 1978 was a disaster because it caused so many issues for more than 3 states. Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Southwest Wisconsin were all affected by the high winds of 100 miles per hour and 40-60 inches of snow. Also, some homes’ roofs were torn apart and fell in the home. This killed more than 400 people buried in 27 feet of snow or more. Over 5,550 people were killed by this horrible blizzard. Weather stations had to readjust their weather chart due to…

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    Activision Blizzard Essay

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    Believe it or not Activision Blizzard is actually two companies in one, with many subsidiary independent companies they have. This is Activision's independent studio model, it allows companies are able to still work like they want and make great products for Activision while taking the most of the credit, but still be protected by Activision Blizzard who makes the money. Activision “develops, distributes, and publishes deeply immersive interactive entertainment for gaming consoles,” (Activision…

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    In David Laskin novel “The Children's Blizzard” he divulges many stories of the citizens who survived during the blizzard of 1888. On January 12, 1888 a monstrosity blizzard struck the Dakota territories and the surrounding states. With this in mind in took three minutes the temperature dropped 18 degrees and after an hour the wind chill dropped 40 below zero. There was no dire to the towns because settlers were too far from the telegraph wires to receive any messages. To demonstrate something…

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    Blizzard Entertainment Analysis In this paper we will be analyzing Blizzard Entertainment. We will cover many different aspects within this paper. We will start with a history of this organization. We will follow this with an explanation of their management style, and their organizational structure. We will then compare financial measures to their competitor NC Soft. We will close by examining some problem areas with in this organization, and some solutions for these problems. History of…

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    a cyclone mixed with a blizzard? Or maybe a storm that affected from Florida to Canada? Well there is such a thing called the Superstorm of 1993. This storm is unique and rare to experience. The Superstorm of 1993 also known as the storm of the century began on March 12th of 1993 and ended on March 14th of 1993. This great storm affected many people in lots of different ways. A blizzard is a snowstorm that contains high winds and usually lasts for three hours. A cyclone is a storm or system of…

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    Sorokin's The Blizzard

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    In Sorokin’s, The Blizzard, the problems standing in the way of progress are seen through a doctor’s journey to a faraway village. The novel brings up current problems in Russia specifically dealing with scientific progress in relation to human ability. The main protagonist, Doctor Garin, is comparable to doctor Preobrazhensky in Heart of a Dog because they both are intellectuals with goals. In the way of their goals, however, is their own desires, a reoccurring theme in The Blizzard. Both…

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