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  • The Role Of Irrigation In Yuma

    create unsafe boat movement and almost if not impossible movement for upriver travel. The creation of the Laguna Dam would permanently end steamboat era yet would mark the start of truly great irrigation services to Yuma County. This end of an era and start of a new on would cause land developers to find ways of transportation which would not be hard although definitely be a task. Another negative thing that land developers had to overcome was the massive amounts of flooding that plagued Yuma. These floods were spoken about in the paragraph above but in a positive tone. These flood did indeed help with the rich soil however they were not helpful with the buildings that were in the town of Yuma. Flooding cause a lot of damage to important and not so important buildings. “Led to high costs for building head works and levees to hand the flows, or repair them after the floods subsided.” There is even a photo of people boating through what was Yuma’s main street but the flood waters were so high they had to use a boat to get around. This meant more work into buildings and keeps them flood proof…

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  • Enterprise Risk Management Planning

    Types of external considerations within Rutherford County are related to natural disasters, political disasters and macroeconomic shifts, including inflation, rate of growth, and unemployment. As a measure to offset natural disasters, we have relationships with other counties across the state coordinate efforts with our Emergency Management team. Indeed, the county 's mitigation planning efforts consist of local, state, and federal assistance. Unfortunately, there are few measures to plan for…

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  • Pivot Table Report Observations

    Pivot Table / Chart Report Exercise There are four observations in the pivot table, and the one part of pivot table report is about the annual adult care facility, total number of census, SMI and SSI. The other part is about New York State Population, total population and total number of race and ethnicity distribution. The results that I received are come from the data Adult Care Facility Annual Survey and New York State Population. I use the pivot table or chart to get the observations. At the…

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  • Count/Verification Assistant: A Case Study

    Jill started a new job as a count/verification assistant for the Johnson County Board of Elections. After completing her degree, she believed she would have the greatest chance of making a difference in her community and society as a whole. She had completed the counties required training and briefings, read and agree to the terms of the Statement of Secrecy, and she would have no problem with acting impartially at all times and respect confidentiality of material handled. Mark the senior…

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  • Super Storm Of 1993 Research Paper

    Have you ever heard or seen a cyclone mixed with a blizzard? Or maybe a storm that affected from Florida to Canada? Well there is such a thing called the Superstorm of 1993. This storm is unique and rare to experience. The Superstorm of 1993 also known as the storm of the century began on March 12th of 1993 and ended on March 14th of 1993. This great storm affected many people in lots of different ways. A blizzard is a snowstorm that contains high winds and usually lasts for three hours. A…

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  • Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee: An Analysis

    How did the British people see their empire at the end of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century? They saw the Empire evolving and even some devolving. For the people living in the British empire, during the turn of the century, Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee was a time of pride and yet a time of growing insecurity about the fate of the nation, because of the concerns with status as an economic power, a strong anti-imperial sentiment was growing, and the resistance in Ireland.…

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  • Chinese Students In The United States

    in one direction, the ocean in the other. The horizon of the blue ocean stretches far and gently vanished little by little, and then finally kisses the skyline. Peer out from the hills over the ocean coast, those palm trees grown tall into the sky, swaying their branches in the breezes, which look like they are long-necked, shaggy-haired giraffes dancing with delight. California --- a Golden State that portrayed as a larger-than-life coast paradise where anything can be possible. In addition…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Metric System

    highly debated. In fact since the time of Thomas Jefferson in 1789, the use of the metric system in the US has been a very popular idea. The metric system comes with its advantages, and its disadvantages. For example, one could argue that the metric system is much easier to learn, and can reduce the amount of error in areas such as medicine, science, and space travel. However, in my own personal opinion, the cons outweigh the pros. By switching to the metric system, billions of dollars…

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  • Personal Fitness Essay

    - On September 16 my brother and I attended the gym. For my warmup I ran a mile to get my blood flowing. I ran my mile in 8:45. Since my goal is to lose 10 pounds by the end of the semester I need to make sure I work on my cardiovascular health. After our warmup we hopped on the elliptical. We did the elliptical for 8 minutes. After we finished doing the elliptical we went in the sauna for 10 minutes. Starting weight is 245lbs. - On September 17, I decided to go to the gym before I had to work…

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  • Similarities Between The Sui Dynasty

    adoption of western dances and songs. This change was due to the success of Tang’s second emperor Taizong and the people's acceptance of foreign culture. After Tang’s end and the fighting warlords, the Song Dynasty had appeared from 960-1279 with an appointed administration and smaller borders. Due to the emperor’s time with the warlords and subjecting them to his rule, Taizo realized from looking at his own experiences and that of others, that his own generals could turn against him. He…

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