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    After a night out my friends and I decided to treat ourselves and eat out. We debated about where to go until we finally agreed on Red Lobster. A restaurant whose slogan is “where we see food differently”. Being an establishment that prides itself on serving fresh seafood and excellent service every guest should expect this when choosing them as their dining option. However, upon entering the Erie Red Lobster, you are welcomed by a cliché atmosphere, compiled with service that lacks hospitality, and food that has poor quality. As soon as we walked through the door we were greeted and put on a wait. The host told us it would only be a short wait “10-15 minutes”. While we waited in the lobby, which is cramped area with only two wooden benches…

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    our bodies and nature and includes the world and beyond around us. One such place observed is the Tom Ridge Environmental Center in Erie, Pennsylvania. This center is full of learning experiences for all ages. Observation of the Center The Tom Ridge Environmental Center is somewhere I have never been to, but always wondered what it actually was. It is at the entrance to Presque Isle State Park which is almost completely surrounded by Lake Erie. Presque Isle is approximately 3200 acres and…

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    working the land. Elite planters would have over thirty slaves working the land, masters will employ overseers due to the large number of slaves they owned. Overseers is a person that would supervise the slave to make sure that they are working hard. The southerner’s acquire to own slaves because the more slaves you have the less work you have to do. Education was provided to only children of plantation owners, small farmers had little or no education. The progress of transportation and…

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    Lake Erie

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    Lake Erie is one of the largest bodies of fresh water on the plant, and it provides drinking water to over 11 million people. Unfortunately, the large body of water is under attack, and the offender, is the very people depending on it. Over the past couple of years Lake Erie has been assaulted with worsening toxic algae blooms. As a result, in 2014, the city of Toledo was unable to consume the tap water without fear of becoming sick. Now, how is it the people 's fault that this is occurring?…

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    Spanning 365 miles in length, the Erie Canal was first created in 1825. Since that time, it has become a popular destination for Erie Canal houseboat rentals. From May to November, the canal comes alive as houseboat vacationers and boaters fill the area. At the Erie Canal's marinas, visitors can find all of the amenities that they need to traverse the waterways. Motor boats can be rented for the day, and houseboat rentals are readily available. Visitors can select from houseboats ranging from…

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    The Erie Canal has been praised for years as a well-known legendary waterway around the world (Larkin 1998). The canal has been termed as “the greatest public work undertaken by a free society solely for the benefit of its people…the undertaking was a prodigious one” (Edmonds 1960, p. 1). Not only was the forty feet wide, four foot deep and 363 miles canal, which originally contained 77 locks, able to bridge a connection from Lake Erie to the Hudson and a 66 mile link to the Champlain Canal as a…

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    Essay On Lake Erie

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    Lake Erie is in deep trouble if we don’t start to work together to get it cleaner and not polluted for the centuries to come. In the 1960’s lake erie was very polluted and we cleaned it up now it’s known as the “comeback lake”, now in 2017 were having more pollution problems and algae problems. In the 1960, lake erie was very polluted because of heavy industry by the shores of cleveland. Because of these pollutants high levels of Phosphorus and nitrogen. “A common refrain in 1960 was "Lake Erie…

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    the year 1817, a manmade canal was built and changed the lives of many ordinary Americans. The Erie Canal is a canal that spreads from Albany to Buffalo New York and connects with the Great Lakes. The Canal gave residents the chance to start over and build up from what they have. I have had the opportunity to read The Artificial River by Carol Sheriff. In her book, she explained how the Erie Canal changed lives and how it help show progress in American history. Some topics that Sheriff used to…

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    toxic algae blooms are becoming deadly, all of the local residents need our help. Everything started in the 1960’s in Cleveland, Ohio. Many factories/machinery at that time made lots of pollution that was dumped into the lake on purpose. All of this pollution gave Lake Erie many bad vibes, which led to the nicknames Lake On Fire or Dead Lake. Lake on Fire is due to the Lake catching fire many times. “As a result of these pollutants, Lake Erie contained increased levels of phosphorus and…

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    According to the Department of Natural Resources of Minnesota, Dreissena Polymorpha or formally known as zebra mussels is one of the highest problems in Minnesota lakes and rivers, affecting twenty-eight states and counting in the United States and is one of the highest leading problems in waters. Discovered in 1988 in the Great Lakes, they are said to be native to Eastern Europe, and Western Russia, the theory is that they were brought over from ships that were bringing over products to the…

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