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    In 1875 traveling along the railway was anything but luxurious and the food options were atrocious. Besides the fact that there were very few restaurants options near railway stops the food offered was often rancid and took so long to be served customers didn’t have time to eat it. These existing restaurants weren’t concerned about one-overing their customer because they would never see them again. Fred Harvey was one of the first to recognize this unmet need and he capitalized on it. Harvey recognized that existing restaurants weren’t concerned with the consumer and saw that travelers were desperate for basic human needs, such as eatable food, and descent lodging. Harvey also noted that edible food wasn’t enough; it also had to be served…

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    The Grand Canyon is one of the most popular and highly regarded tourist destinations in the United States (or the world, for that matter). However, sometimes it can be fun to go off the beaten path. Here, we present our list of the top 12 alternatives to visiting the Grand Canyon. If you're planning a summer vacation and want to try something new, then this list just might inspire you. Check it out for yourself below! Number Twelve: Todra Gorge Todra Gorge is one of Morocco's most popular…

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    The Fred Harvey Company collection invites exploration of the history of one of America’s largest restaurant and resort companies. The collection consists of material from the Fred Harvey Indian Department, Grand Canyon operations, Harvey Girls, and the company publications department. It remains one of the most heavily requested collections. The story of the Grand Canyon isn’t complete without the photographs produced by the Kolb brothers from 1911-1971. Emery Kolb captured photographs of…

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    I thrived in Art, Art History, Ceramics, and all the required English literature courses. Algebra was the antithesis of these courses for me. I struggled in both Algebra courses, having to take one twice in order to pass. My favorite teacher and mentor was my Assistant JROTC Instructor, SMSgt Henley. He was an honorable man, an encourager, and a great example of everything I hoped to be as an educator. My desire to become a teacher stemmed from my love of literature and my desire to teach…

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    While visiting, you can see homes that look like the ones in the cartoon and meet some of the characters. You can take pictures with some of the characters and horses on the site. The park also includes other activities, a restaurant, and a gift shop. If you are looking for a place to rest, you can spend the night at the campground, too. 14.Grand Canyon Skywalk The Grand Canyon Skywalk is a steel overhang with a glass bottom that gives viewers an amazing view of the canyon. The structure sits…

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    Among the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California is one the paintings of Albert Bierstadt. It display at Washington National Museum of American Art and Painted in 1868, with scenic canvas oil. Albert Bierstadt paintings are all based on the places he visited himself. Mount Washington from the Valley of Conway is a painting from John Frederick Kensett's. It’s painted in 1869 and he used canvas oil in his painting as well. This painting shows the America's hopes and ambitions. Both Albert Bierstadt…

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    To begin with, the simalarities and differences between the "Gobi Desert" by: Timohty Severin and "Yosemite" by: John Muir are basically interesting on how they relate futhermore i will describe the to landscapes and specifically choose wich landscpe i would rather visit. As an exaple, The "Gobi Desert" is a thousand miles long, and six miles wide wich located in outside the Great Wall Of China the Gobi desert is very lang acoording to the size of it. In addition the temperature in Gobi…

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    Grand Canyon “Beautiful doesn't begin to describe it. A flower is beautiful. But this is beautiful the way that a person is beautiful- terrifying with its jagged edges, yet seductive with its crevices that hide so many secrets.” (Jeri Smith-Ready, Requiem for the Devil) This quote explains how beautiful the Grand Canyon is perfectly I think. Let’s look past how breath taking the Grand Canyon is for a moment and dig deeper in how it really became to be interesting landform it is now. So let us…

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    the whole earth by God’s design. Many of us have questioned the Word of God; however, investigating to get answers will be the conclusion if the Great flood actually happened in a biblical proportion way as it said in Gen 17:7. Sometimes it is not the intellect of the investigation that gives the answer, for some people need a grandiose scientific, mathematical, or deductive theory to explain or give reason to the answer, contrary to popular belief, looking for the answer in a common sense way…

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    appalling because as consumers of the world we are encouraged to think inside the box, instead of exploring our own creativity. Percy mentions the “planners” or authority/society that dictates what consumers should act in public, what they should wear, and most important; how to think. The planners have a set idea that they suits the consumers to have, however, it is time for consumers to stop the deprivation of expressing their ideas. Although the author regards free thinking he acknowledges…

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