History of Arizona

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  • How Miranda V. Arizona Changed American History

    Revelations without Justice Miranda v. Arizona is a case that changed American history. Because of this case officers were obligated to exercise the defendant’s Fifth and Sixth Amendment rights with no hesitations. In 1955, Ernesto Miranda was convicted to serve a term of thirty years in the Arizona State Prison Farm for the raping and assault of 18-year-old Rebecca Ann Johnson. During his arrest Miranda was taken into custody and was never told that he had the right to an attorney, the right to remain silent, and that anything he said could and would be used against him in a court of law. Because of this, the Fifth and Sixth Amendments were enforced during every arrest. Ernesto Miranda was retried and later convicted without the admission…

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  • Arizona Memorial History

    Few historical events have created a symbol so impacting on the American psyche as the Arizona Memorial. Americans over the last few decades have taken the pilgrimage on the Navy launch taking them there. Let’s review how it happened. Ensign Parker held the Jeep as he bounced around the wet and muddy road to Opana Point, with Captain Smith and Ensign Jones, to reach the Army radar site. The Commander dropped the Ensigns at their destination, saying he will be back with their relief at 8:00am. It…

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  • Arizona Mining Hall Exhibit Review

    Exhibit Review 1 Introduction The air is cold and damp, one can hardly discern the forms of men in the dimly lit shaft, the silence is almost deafening, yet the silence speaks of hard labor, sweat, dirt, and fear. This is a sampling of what visitors might experience at the Arizona Historical Society’s (AHS) Arizona History Museum’s Arizona Mining Hall exhibit in Tucson, Arizona, adjacent to the University of Arizona campus. According to the AHS website, the society was “established by an Act…

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  • Insurgent Multiculturalism

    Mexican American studies in Arizona have been accredited with increasing the graduation rates and improving students test scores on standardized tests in Arizona. The Tucson School District has aimed to ban ethnic studies under the guase that such course breed resentment in the students that took those specific classes against whites as well as hatred and that they also promoted division. Members of the state board view these classes not as educational, but as away to nurture future activist who…

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  • The Sedona Culture

    The city rests in a valley of rugged mountains like the heart inside some ancient skeleton. Each evening iron-rich rocks conspire with the setting sun to beat a pulse so elemental that it transcends time. My wife and I moved here from Washington, DC. Work made our decision, but we embraced it, imbued with manifest destiny of the 21st century: the west’s fertile farmland re-formed in technology hubs, then and now ideal places for someone willing to work hard for the opportunity to succeed. Our…

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  • American Education In The 1800s

    become the boarding school system that would ultimately pull Native Americans away from their communities and cultures to aid in the Americanization process. Furthermore, in nearly the same span of time, the situation with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848 that ended the Mexican-American War arises. This treaty was an act that ultimately stripped many Mexican-Americans away from their culture and language in a similar fashion as Native Americans with the Civilization Fund Act. In both…

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  • Immigrants In Joshua Davis's 'Why We Stay'

    describes Carl Hayden as once being a “well regarded school…meant for white kids”, now littered with trash surrounded by abandoned houses. Davis goes on to describe the transformation of the student body as a reflection of Phoenix’s transformation. Giving a brief history of Arizona, Davis explains the transformation of immigration through the decades. As more Anglo immigrants came to Phoenix, so did the idea of segregation. East Phoenix was home to White families, and West phoenix- home of…

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  • Frederick Jackson Turner Analysis

    Frederick Jackson Turner’s work is described by some as the single most influential piece of writing in the history of American History. From his perspective he laid out a theory to catalog his ideas and thoughts regarding the story of America and the move West. His argument entails the belief that every American generation returned “to primitive conditions on a continually advancing frontier line as the “meeting point of savagery and civilization”. His analysis attempts to categorize the past…

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  • Emergency Operations Plan Essay

    Indiana tribes in which we share cohesive relationships with, to reduce hazards that will direct mitigation efforts and resources. SCOPE Bullhead City in its history dealt with high winds, extreme heat, microbursts, tornadoes, earthquakes, flooding and storm damage. Disasters can happen with or without warning it. Bullhead City has prepared for a wide variety of disasters utilizing equipment, manpower and knowledge of those who work for the county and citizens. Bullhead City can request support…

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  • Northern Arizona University Case Study

    Overview of the organization and mission. Northern Arizona University (NAU) is a public university that opened in 1899 as the Northern Arizona Normal School. In 1966, it became Northern Arizona University as it is known today. Located in Flagstaff, Arizona with a current enrollment of 30,368. NAU, a doctoral university with higher research activity, offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees across a number of disciplines. A unique quality of the university is the early exposure to…

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