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    well you would be wrong. The flaw with all the soccer teams in the league I was in was that every single kid chanced the ball around the field like a swarm of bees. Well every kid except for me. I didn’t see the point of chancing the ball. I was very slow and would never be able to reach the ball so I wisely decided to invest my time in something else. But I kind of have to stay on the field so my choices were limited. I ended up picking flowers and trying to hide in the crowd. The latter does not work so well when you are wearing a team jersey. My parents got frustrated with me and always told me to get back out on the field. During the summer after Kindergarten I went to summer school. At the time I was too young to know the negative connotation that is associated with summer school. I also did not understand what going there meant. But I had fun there; I got to be smart for once. There were kids there that did not learn anything in the past year. See the thing is I ended up learning most of the times I needed to know at the end of Kindergarten, but that’s not what they grade you on. They care about when more than…

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    There are two major mining companies in Colorado. The Henderson Mine in Empire, Colorado and the Cresson Mine is located in Victor, Colorado. The Henderson Mine produced the mineral molybdenum. The Cripple Creek & Victor Mine produces the mineral gold. Cripple Creek & Victor mine is Colorado’s largest gold mine. The Henderson Mine was founded in 1976 and operated by Climax Molybdenum Company. It has produced 770 million pounds of molybdenum since opening. The mine annual revenue is unknown, but…

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    Roony Road History

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    Golden is located N of I-70 and West of Denver in Jefferson county, Colorado. From 1862 to 1876 Golden was the capital city of Colorado. A gold discovery in Clear Creek attracted settlers in mid 19th century. Rich soil in the valleys; coal mining and clay extractions were also major attractions for settlers. In 1870 there were five smelters and Colorado central railroad was built. In 1873, Adolph Coors opened a brewery, using mountain spring waters of Clear Creek. The Coors plant is the world…

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    Thomas G. Andrews book, Killing for Coal: America's Deadliest Labor War, merges labor and environmental history in an breakdown of the half century leading up to the most fierce and violent labor unrest of the post civil war era, which is the Colorado coal-miner strike of 1913-1914, the Ludlow battle/massacre and Ten Day Coalfield War. Thomas Andrews argues in his book that these incidents cannot be seen in isolation or as separate events, but as the climax of half a century of struggle within…

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    Boston and every sign discouraged the Irish from applying. The Irish did not have a good reputation during that time period. The only job he could get was digging ditches. He continued his job for a week and then he quit to join railroad construction. When they reached Colorado there was a sign saying “Hiring at Cripple Creek Mine.” So Dennis went to Cripple Creek and…

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    Receiving an invitation to apply to the highly acclaimed Executive High School Internship Program was the beginning to an invaluable learning opportunity, allowing me to expand my skill set beyond my fellow high school students, and gain a bold competitive advantage. I was applying for a highly selective internship with the Colorado School of Mines, where I would be afforded many opportunities that most Undergraduate students are not privy to. During the days leading up to my interview, I…

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    Vine Deloria Jr. was born on March 26, 1933 in Martin, South Dakota. He was from the Sioux tribe of South Dakota. Deloria Jr.’s early elementary education was at school on the reservation. His high school education was obtained from the St. James School in Minnesota. He studied geology for two years at the Colorado School of Mines before enlisting in the Marines. Deloria Jr. served in the Marines from 1954 to 1956. (Bellini, 2008) Upon leaving the Marines, he attended Iowa State University in…

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    William J Kroll Essay

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    Despite being foreign born, William J. Kroll’s involvement with the Bureau of Mines in his adulthood distinguishes him as a respected part of the history of Albany, Oregon. Born Guillaume Justin Kroll November 24th, 1889 in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, Kroll endured a classical education in Greek, Latin, chemistry, and physics before moving to Berlin to pursue metallurgy. Throughout his lifetime, Kroll brought attention to the potential uses for several elements as while as attaining patented…

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    Legalization Of Marijuana Essay

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    no withdrawal symptoms when the drug is not discontinued” (“drug use” Britannica School. Encyclopaedia Britannica). Marijuana consume can also bring certain “medical benefits to people suffering from certain medical conditions”. If marijuana would be legalized, patients would come in the benefit of a treatment with marijuana and pharmacy companies would do more research about marijuana, which could lead to even more uses. In Colorado, the drug “is legal for medical purposes (as it is) in other…

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    Navajo Tribe Culture

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    Our world has many different types of people. People with different backgrounds, lifestyles, history and cultures. The Navajo people lived and went through a lot of different things. I want to explore what their culture and history. The Native American Navajo tribe is one of the largest tribes of American Indians. The Navajos have lived in the Southwest in places that are known today as New Mexico,Arizona, Colorado, and Utah. The Spanish who called them the Apaches of Navajo.that is where the…

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