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    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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    Anasazi Culture

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    The Anasazi as they are now known were an advanced Native American culture found in the Southwestern United States. The word Anasazi Is derived from a Navajo Indian term which roughly translates into two separate terms the first of which speaks to a very likely adversarial relationship with neighboring tribes “The ancient Enemy” the second of which is a great deal less ominous and is merely “The ancient Ones”. Both are fitting names as Anasazi culture is thought to date as far back as far as…

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    Mountain West History

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    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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    The Arapaho Tribe

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    The Arapaho Indians are a commonly known Native American tribe. Their name according to the Pawnee means “trader” or from the Crow it means “tattooed people”. The Arapaho tribe was known to live in the eastern plains of Colorado and Wyoming. Soon after the Plains culture was put into effect the tribe decided to split into two different tribes: the Northern Arapahos and the Southern Arapahos. The Northern Arapaho continue to live in Wyoming, while the Southern Arapaho lives with the Southern…

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    The Great American Desert is the area of land west of the Mississippi River and east of Rockies. The Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, a good part of Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming and Montana. During this time only Indians were in this land. White people were considered unfit for habitation. This area of land got its name because it is in America and this area of land flat, treeless, and like a desert. There is no food and very hard to grow food. This area was quickly transformed into…

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    had eight nicknames: the Centennial State, the Columbine State, the Last Frontier, the Last Old West State, the Mile High State, the Mountain State, the Rocky Mountain State and Switzerland of America. To her though, she called Colorado the Misery State. Granted Colorado wasn't bad but she would rather be back in England, hell she wouldn't mind being back in Washington D.C. She looks before she crosses the road and enters the cementary. She makes her way towards the back and kneels in front of…

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    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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    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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    Gold Rush Attractions

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    South Park City Museum near Breckenridge, CO is home to a wonderful representation of the wild west. History buffs should really get a thrill out of the wild frontier town. The town was filled with people looking to strike gold back in the 1850s. The fact is that gold was struck back in 1859. This led to a rush of prospectors hitting the small town looking to stake their claim on their own gold mine. Of course, the influx of all those prospectors quickly changed the landscape and dried up the…

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    Vacation In Arizona

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    The United States has many wonderful places to visit and vacation, but Arizona is the best state to vacation in the United States because of its many available activities, its landscape, and its state parks. Some activities in Arizona include hiking, shopping, and visiting the high end car dealerships. Hiking is a very fun outdoor activity and one place that is enjoyable to hike is camelback mountain. On the mountain many visuals are present that are unavailable in the northern states such as…

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