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    Missouri Compromise (1820) A Free State: (before the Civil War) A state in the United States in which slavery was illegal (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/free%20state). A Slave State: Any of the 15 states of the Union in which slavery was legal before the Civil War. (http://www.thefreedictionary.com/slave+state) In 1819, a huge debate grew in Congress as to whether or not to make the new state of Missouri and free state or a slave state. Missouri wanted to become part of the union with slavery, but questions of power arose which prompted a written statement that would hopefully appeal to both sides. The Missouri Compromise was that very statement. It was a two-part compromise that helped balance both sides of power, appeal to the federal constitution, and create sectionalism. By 1819, American was creating new boundary lines and states were being added one by one. With the population now rising, the issue of slavery seemed to divide the nation at an all time high. The North side of America banned slavery, and the South side permitted slavery. This created an equal balance of number of slave states to free states. “At the time Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama permitted slavery. Due to the fact that Missouri fell on the same latitude as the free states, it being a slave state would ultimately push slavery to the North and Western parts of America” (Norton, et al, A People and a Nation: A History of the United States, Brief 10th Edition, 224). Northerners…

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    Save Lives Research Paper

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    Liability Reduced liability in Jeffersontown Police Officers is one of the primary key selling points for this proposition. In one actual random event in Southern California in 2003, an officer lost 30% of his hearing when we fired his patrol rifle without any hearing protection. Had he been wearing a tactical communications device, he would have his hearing, and the City of Irvine would have saved $1,000s (if not $100,000s) in disability. Although it’s cliché, the underlying message with our…

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    As a result, Bob listened to lessons from the other grades, which encouraged him to “learn about reading more.” He also received his first recognition as a writer in fifth grade, with a story “about the Pilgrims landing in the New World.” He remarks that the story was probably “historically way off base,” but nonetheless the story reached “the top county educators in Harlan County, Kentucky.” They asked him if he had copied it or if his parents had written it, and when he finally convinced them…

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    cost has made college simply unaffordable for numerous individuals across the entire Commonwealth of Kentucky. It is a shame that more people can’t attend college to be able to have a greater chance of living the American dream. College tuition should be completely free for qualifying individuals that want to further their education and receive a degree. Several countries such as Finland, Sweden, France and Germany offer free college not only to their…

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    Beginning back millions of years ago, anthracite coal as well as bituminous coal were deposited within the Appalachian Mountains. All over the United States, in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia coal deposits are found (“Appalachian Mountains,” 2015). Today, 1.8 billion pounds of high explosives were used in just West Virginia and Kentucky alone. These explosives may shake and crack house foundations, startle wildlife, or spray a large area with rock and other debris. The blasting…

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    The Obama administration has made nicotine use by kids a public health priority On american tobacco farms based on years research and interviews with 141 child tobacco workers ages seven to twenty seven in the country's four largest tobacco producing states include North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia. Nearly three quarters of children interviews reporting being sick,having a cold, or worse. Most of children we spoke to labored for fifty to sixty hours a week burning heat often…

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    industries’ effects on mid 20th century Appalachia. Caudhill’s book tells the story of modern Appalachia, specifically the coal mining areas of West Virginia and Eastern Kentucky. Caudhill was a lawyer who had stern opinions about the coal industry whose book stood as a voice for the people of Appalachia. Caudhill describes the coal industry as an industry that destroys the Appalachian hills. Night Comes to the Cumberlands consisted of issues that people may have not necessarily been able to…

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    The Civil War was a pivot point in the history of The United States. Between 1860 and 1861 Texas, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Louisiana were the first seven states the seceded from the Union and carried on with their own political affairs and government hence leading to the Civil War. After the War began in 1861, the seven states were joined by four other southern states, Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and Arkansas. These eleven states formed the Confederate…

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    Under the State's recreational use statute, the owner of a property that permits any person either directly or indirectly without charge the use of the property for recreation purposes does not assume responsibility for any injury incurred. Ky. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 411.190. A “charge” refers to the admission price or fee asked in return for invitation or permission to enter or go upon the land. Id. In regards to the application of the fee, Midwestern, Inc. determined that the fee must have been…

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    Should Louisville Kentucky Have a Major League Baseball Team? Quintez T. Choice Georgia Southern University Louisville Kentucky, the largest city in the blue grass state, and the 28th most populated city in the United States according to ballotpedia.org (2013). Louisville is ranked higher than Milwaukee, Kansas City, Atlanta, Arlington, Cleveland, Oakland, Miami, and Minneapolis. All of these cities have their own respective MLB teams who bring fans out night in and night…

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