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    As we’ve learned, the history of the American frontier became famous by the opportunities that the West offered to everyone. It has been known that some early historians glorified the American frontier and the role it played in developing the American character. However, others have disputed that what has been presented is actually a myth. Amongst all the speculation, we will discuss just how much was reality and how much was myth. It was 1890, and the Census Bureau made an announcement that…

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    Hopi Indian Mask Abstract

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    First of all, my project was based on the Hopi Indian culture located in Northwestern Arizona where they and their ancestors have been living for thousands of years. I wanted to do the Hopi Indians because they are people of peace and learning about their culture and their Kachina religious beliefs was fascinating. I made a Hopi Indian mask that one of the Kachina dancers would’ve worn during one of their Kachina dances held by Pueblo tribes. The most valuable experience I had while making my…

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    Protected by the Wasatch and Oquirrh mountains, Salt Lake City, Utah, boasts a healthy business climate, a low unemployment rate, cultural amenities and skiing destinations that rival Europe. Which is why hands down Salt Lake city is the best city in Utah. Salt Lake City has the best snow on earth, which some say has the perfect mix of density and moisture. The 2002 Winter Olympics took place here in Salt Lake City, Utah which was a great honor for Utah because out of all the places they…

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    Irrigation In Yuma Arizona

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    or bad. For instance when there was a dam made for irrigation purposes, the steamer boat business was affected. The dam was prevented travel up river that is where the steamers usually travel for the business “ Yuma to El dorado” which is up the colorado river. Also because of irrigation the water level fell so there was no safe travel. The steamer boat business…

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    On the way to Colorado the family had stopped in North Platte, Nebraska at Cody Go-Karts. However, it had looked like a replica of an old, wooden, log fort. Outside of the fort-like track the sound was inaudible, but once inside it, it was a dome full of sound. The sound of the Go-kart tires screeched as they went around the turns. Some going really fast making the family wonder if they were alright or if they had gotten whiplash. It smelt like a jungle of excitement, fun, freedom, and burnt…

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    sunniest city on earth. This is a big contributor to the success of yuma's agriculture in an otherwise barren and dry landscape yuma has ingenious ways of delivering water to their plants. This is their methods of irrigation they take water from the colorado and divert it by use of canals and dams. Irrigation has affected yuma in many ways one that is not as important anymore but was very important at one time is the steamboat at the time the dams were built this was a very viable method of…

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    Mesa Verde National Park

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    Mesa Verde National Park is in the Colorado Corner of the Four Corner area. When the Mesa Verde region was uplifted, the streams cut themselves into pediments and divided into two components. One was the McElmo Creek which flows to the west and the other was the Mancos River which drains the cuesta. The Mesa Verde is a cuesta that slopes gently to the south. A cuesta is a hill with a step on one side and a gentle slope on the other. The steep on the Mesa Verde is a 2,000 foot high cliff on the…

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    My Trip To Arizona Essay

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    say Friday to early Monday morning. After that we had a few hours of just crying baby and switching radio stations to find music to listen to. Then all of a sudden we start to come up on a bridge and my dad said that the water underneath it was the Colorado River. He also said that once we pass the bride we will be in Arizona. As soon as we passed my mom realized that we needed gas so we found a gas station and went inside to use to restroom because we still had a long way to…

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    Joe falconer once said “Basically,we all love Colorado. It's all about camaraderie and telling a lie about how big a cliff you jumped off of.” Colorado is different from Amarillo because in Colorado there are mountains,the schools have districts depending on where you live by,and by the weather. In Colorado the mountains are very high up and many people enjoy living on them. There are many things you could do. If you live up there then u could go see the waterfalls. Also,there are…

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    Colorado Food Deserts

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    Is Colorado suffering from too many food deserts, and what is the government’s role in combating the issue of fresh food availability in local communities? I'm researching Colorado food deserts to better understand how the State of Colorado addresses the communities that lack access to fresh food. As I don’t know much about the government’s stance on sustaining fresh food, this topic could potentially affect my ability to access ample nutrition. I've often heard friends comment on the dense fast…

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