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  • The Negative Impact Of The Transcontinental Railroad

    was the most reliable option. II. The transcontinental Railroad was constructed in the mid-19th century in order to connect western and eastern sides of America. Even today the railroad has a huge impact on our society as it connects Metropolitan cities with many suburban areas. One of the example would be Chicago and suburban towns like Skokie and Evanston. III. I did extensive research on the topic of railroad. This means that I am very credible about this topic. IV. Every one of us uses a form of transportation. Some of us are getting to campus by cars while others use the train. Thus, this topic should relate to some people. V. I managed to make effects of rail transportation to put in three main points: the benefits for the population and their communities, negative impact of rail and what the future holds for the rail line. TRANSITION: To start of I will explain first the positive aspect of the railroad BODY I. The Railroad has connected the eastern and western side of United States allowing for greater opportunities for the region and people themselves. A. The railroad created many job opportunities for people alongside making current communities flourish due to increase in trade and tourism 1. “The railroad opened up mines. The railroad moved people. The railroad developed water storage and delivery system. The railroad was a prime mover” (Deverell, 2011). The railroad allowed many towns in California to exist because it delivered both goods and people needed for…

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  • The Japanese Railway Investigation Industry

    derailments, whereas a steady decrease has also been realized in the number of accidents involving trains. The decline in the number of derailments and train accidents is solely as a result of the research and technology employed towards the prevention of accidents. Nevertheless, isolated cases of accidents are still noted; one major example can be traced back in the year 2000, when a wheel-climb derailment occurred on the Hibiya subway track in Tokyo (National n.p). This particular accident…

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  • Analysis Of The Distance Vs. Time Graph

    difference is greater at a value of 0.42. Therefore, the velocity will also be at a larger amount. When plugged into the formula, the velocity is equal to 0.74 m/s, therefore supporting this analysis. In the result of this examination process, the maximum average velocity achieved is at 1.2 meters as elucidated before. The second graph of the velocity verse time diagram as to the distance verse time chart correspondingly shows the acceleration of the cart and the maximum speed achieved. This…

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  • Why Is Working Longer Hours Tending More Machines In Lyddie

    In the factory they make workers tend more machines to make more profit. Due to this Lyddie works longer and gets paid less. In the text it says “[Lyddie is working] longer hours, tending more machines.” Lyddie is working longer hours tending more machines. This is a good reason why Lyddie should signed the petition. Also the owners wanted to have more pocket money. They speeded up the looms to a devilish speed making it hard for workers to work and make cloth. In the text it says “[The looms]…

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  • Roller Coaster Ride Essay

    they will experience the feeling of weightlessness, free fall, huge amounts of kinetic energy, and air resistance. The drop gives you an instantaneous speed of 56 miles per hour. This is also where you reach your terminal velocity. As you are falling, you will feel as if you are only being held down by gravity, which in fact, you are.…

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  • Causes Of Accidents In Ga

    when seeing these statistics on car accident fatalities is how many of them could have been prevented? And if possible, what methods would be used to do so? Well, the purpose of this paper is to indicate the changes that would be made and how to try to change them. This will be accomplished through three points: one, making a mandatory driving class, this would raise awareness. Two, every Ga resident, regardless of age, must renew their license every year, reducing the risk of collision because…

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  • Personal Narrative: A Streetcar Named Desire

    precious puppy and he would always give me the same answer. “No.” He would sweetly explain to me that our lives were too busy and I would have to wait until we could appropriately care for this animal. “Wait?” I don’t think my 6 year old self fully understood the concept of having to wait for this puppy that I wanted RIGHT NOW. As time went on and being the persistent person that I am, I did not let go of my dream of getting this sweet puppy and the anticipation was slowly building up to…

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  • A Rhetorical Analysis Of Driving While Stupid By Dave Barry

    Driving while Stupid Final Paper “Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a manic” (George Carlin)? Carlin describes drivers as either idiots or maniacs depending on your traveling speed. In correlation, in the articleDriving while Stupid author Dave Barry highlights bad drivers from all over the world where he has traveled. In traveling around the world, Barry describes the drivers by the use of literary devices; however,…

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  • The Benefits Of The Internet

    The U.S is the known as one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world, yet the U.S has one of the slowest and most expensive internet speeds. Japan, whose internet bandwidth averages 81 Megabytes per second (MBPS) is very cheap at $0.40 per MBPS compared to the pricey and slow internet speeds of the U.S at 15 MBPS for $5.66 per MBPS. That is almost six times slower and 14 times more expensive than Japan. There are many possible solutions ranging from expensive options such as…

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  • Constable Brain Brusse Analysis

    the thought in my head that I may need a little more experience with the Blackfoot culture in the area. My last session with the Traffic Unit I was with Constable Norman Smith again. First thing we did was go out to the highway to catch speeders coming into town from Fort McCloud. Smith pulled over a car that was speeding excessively (Nearly 40 kilometers over) and he gave them a regular speeding ticket, so I asked about it. He explained to me that the officer has the discretion to give a…

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