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  • Mountain West History

    consist of volcanic rocks. The middle rockies are made of mainly the Wasatch and Teton and can be found in smaller quantities (Encyclopedia.com).The total distance can be measured up to a total distance of 3,000 miles! In the American West, Mt. Elbert, Colorado, tops the charts in height at 14,431 feet (Encyclopedia.com). Because the mountains reach such great heights, rivers are divided from entering whatever ocean lies beyond the mountain aside it. This division is called the Continental…

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  • Picture Of The Scorpion Analysis

    Purpose: to get people interested in the desert, to inform readers about the dangers of the desert –educational appeal, to make people laugh. You should come and visit the desert but take care of it. Invites you as a recruit to come and protect what’s left of American wilderness. Pg. 17 “Nevertheless all is not lost; much remains, and I welcome the prospect of an army of lug-soled hiker’s boots on the desert trails.” Intended Audience: People new to the desert – first-timers or those who…

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  • Glenda Riley's The Female Frontier

    The novel The Female Frontier: A Comparative View of Women on the Prairie and the Plains was written by Glenda Riley. Riley was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1938 and gained her Ph.D. from Ohio State University in 1968. After she received her Ph.D. she went on to acquire he first teaching position at Northern Iowa University, where she held this position for 21 years. She also founded the University of Northern Iowa’s Women’s Studies Program. This wide range of knowledge on this particular subject,…

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  • Personal Narrative: The New Jail

    It is 7:23 a.m. on a Thursday morning, the pass allowing tardiness to first hour is tucked away in my tattered blue backpack. I sit in my car gazing at the quiet building. I have seven minutes to make it up the staircase, adorned with two lamp posts. I, along with many others, have visited Morgan Federal, the bank across the street, countless times and never realized just what was in the vicinity. A friend who works next door in the courthouse suggested I profile this place and gave the…

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  • Estes Park

    the 1850’s. this town was one of the many places prospectors and explorers came to in search of riches. Most of these individuals came from out east when they saw the news about all the gold out west. Estes Park is a small mountain town in western Colorado, located in Larimer County. The town is part of the Rocky Mountain National Park, one of the country’s 58 national parks. It is located 22.3 miles west of the town of Lyons via U.S Highway 36. One can also take U.S highway 7 from downtown…

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  • The Role Of Legalizing Marijuana In The United States

    There are many things happening in the world today. More importantly, there are many things happening in the United States. There are debates and discussions going on twenty-four hours a day on how to make the United States of America a bigger, and better country. With many topics being thrown around in local, state, and national political offices, these topics can change very fast. One topic, however, has remained steady in these discussions. This subject is if the drug, Marijuana, should be…

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  • 106 Right To Die Policy Analysis

    Amendment 106 Right to Die, passed in the state of Colorado in November 2016, and will go into effect early in 2017. This amendment was passed that allow patients that have a terminal disease, with less than six months to live, and still mentally competent to make medical decisions, to end their lives. The patients would be prescribed a large amount of a sleeping pill, that would allow for the patient to choose when they would like to die Ballot Pedia (2016). This amendment was originally…

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  • Marijuana And Decriminalization

    The term “potheads” has been given to every generation since the 1970s. The Vietnam war was reaching new heights, the hype of Woodstock was still lingering, and the scandals of the White House where all too overwhelming. It was no surprise American teens were finding ways to detach themselves from the reality of 70s. Since then, there have been common myths about how marijuana usage infuses the “munchies,” a side effect that leads a marijuana user to get hungry and eat junk food. Other myths…

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  • Thinkprogress Analysis

    The chronicle series of the ThinkProgress is an establishment that discusses the experiences of immigrant families in crossing the United States and Mexican border. The article “What It’s Really Like to Cross the U.S.-Mexico Border.” by Jack Jenkins, published in Feb 10, 2015. The immigrant families are challenged in different perspectives. They are characterized by an attempt to cross the border away from political strife. Some of the families only want to better themselves in the United States…

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  • Benefits Of Moving To The West Essay

    Hey brother, I want you to join with me to go to the west with me to California! You may not seem reluctant to do so, but I can tell you why it a good idea to come with me to the west. Although the West isn’t as civilized as the East, the land over at the West is more peaceful and quiet than the East, which I find loud and noisy. Would you rather live in a place that is rather noisy and less safe? Or would you live in a place that is quieter and safer? There are so many job and business…

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