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    Interstates are crumbling beneath the weight of vehicles and tractor-trailers roaring across skylines. Below, inner cities are crumbling amongst the shadows. These roadways are integral to commerce and transportation within today's ‘just in time’ culture. Just when minorities were gaining steam on their oppressed past, they were crushed once more; their communities and their spirits. Although interstates have sustained an economy of luxury and expansion, they have also shoved families and businesses off the cliff into the jungle of poverty and crime. President Dwight D. Eisenhower, recognizing the post-World War II expansion, launched his plan for the long-desired interstate highway system with the National Interstate Defense and Highway Act…

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    PSA Essay Ambulance The existence of the organization National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was established by the Highway Safety Act of 1970. The founder the organization is the U.S. Department of Transportation. From public service announcements to prevent texting and driving, the NHTSA is a credible source and organization since on a national scale. Specifically, NHTSA Public Service Announcement (PSA) titled “Ambulance” (See Figure 1) from NHTSA is quite effective by…

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    Doing Cajun Right Essay

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    thirty mile radius. Larry’s reputation for easy accessibility, beautiful Zydeco music, upbeat two stepping, brilliant service, and mouthwatering Cajun food, travels from everywhere to Cajun lovers. Yes, to get this delicious food, consumers spend a little bit more money than they probably want. You will forget price once you get a bite of a delicious item off the menu. While true, Larry’s posts a saying on a billboard which sums up the restaurant, “Doing Cajun Right.” Easy and Convenient…

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    There have been many factors in the growth of transportation over the centuries. Some have been the increase in automobile ownership and the highway system. There have also been many events that have impacted economic development. Some of the factors that determine the development is the financial help being received and the bills being passed that allow certain developments. Both transportation and economic planning have helped the United States flourish. After World War II there was more…

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    Interstate Highway Exit

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    They were so great to see what each one has an exit. If we are looking for a particular restaurant, hotel, store or gas station, this book makes it so easy. The best book to help in our journey. It is includes all the information and vendors available at each exit on Interstate Highways ALL. It was nice to use this book to see what is available in the next few exits. It helps a lot. One thing we should mention is that the out set as if we are traveling from East to West. The Next EXIT 2016 is…

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    Topic 2: An Analysis of the Loss of Indigenous Language in Kiss of the Fur Queen by Tomson Highway This literary study will identify the loss of the indigenous language in Kiss of the Fur Queen by Tomson Highway. Highway’s story of two young Indian boys, Champion (Jeremiah) and Ooneemeetoo (Gabriel), illustrates the effect of forced Anglophone education in a residential school. In addition to be sexually abused by the Roman Catholic priests, they must reject their own native language in…

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    could change it? The meaning of the title of this book is simply what it is, The Devil’s Highway. It refers to the place that these immigrants had to cross in order to get to the US. However, the meaning behind it refers to the aspect of how many people die here. It really is like a devil’s highway because when you're in this place it seems like you are going to die fast, due to the extreme heat and harsh conditions. It really does capture the essence of the book because this landmark plays a…

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    Why People Drive America

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    the parking and there are people who drive around for parking and those who sit and wait for a spot to open up. Or that people will drive around in an attempt to get a spot that isn’t far away just to park in a spot far away anyways. It shows what kind of driver someone is and shows how irrational lot of the things one may do that seems as though it makes more sense than it actually does. This was one of the parts of the book that I really enjoyed reading. Even when he was talking about how…

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    “The Devil’s Highway” by Luís Alberto Urrea is a haunting story that gives life to the tragedy of twenty-six men who crossed attempted to cross from Mexico to America through the Arizona desert, with only fourteen surviving the trek. It is a story that I am familiar with, as I had to read the book for introduction to agriculture education last year. It is a book that has haunted me since and until this class I was determined not to ever read it again. This is because the images of charred…

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    Alaska Highway Analysis

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    British Columbia, and the Yukon to construct a highway stretching from mainland United States to Alaska overcoming obstacles of climate, terrain, and manpower shortages (see Figure 1). The construction of the Alaska Highway serves an illustrative episode where Canadian and American interest in northern development and continental defense became intertwined. There has been a tendency in the historiography to over-emphasize the threat that American presence on Canadian soil brought to Canadian…

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