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    the island is at a major risk for disappearing into the Atlantic Ocean. These effects have been seen with the island slowing disappearing over the last few decades with mild increases in temperature, but if the mass emissions of carbon dioxide from fossil fuels isn’t decreased or eliminated, not only would the Marshal Islands be completely covered, but parts of the United States like San Francisco’s coasts, the Boston Bay area, and so many other major costal cities in the United States could be the next victim of rising sea levels. The Marshall Islands foreign minister Tony De Brum is pleading with policy makers in highly developed nations to help in the fight against rising sea levels. De Brum noticed that on the Marshall Islands Kwajalein Atoll, the United States’ Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site was more than equipped to handle the flooding that came with the rising sea levels. This base is crucial to the United States to testing and a key place for jobs for the islanders. But De Brum noted that the base had desalination machines and heavy duty sea walls to protect itself from the rising waters; if these same defenses against sea levels could be provided on the main island, thousands of people would be sheltered from the threat of being swept away during the night by the ocean. The NyTimes article also noted that if the cities could be built up by six feet and a new drainage system could be installed that this would drastically increase the chance of this…

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    Micronesia. The country consists of 29 atoll and also 5 isolated islands. The Marshall Islands flag features the symbolic representation of the islands’ place within the ocean. It was officially adopted on May 1st, 1979. The colors of the Marshall Islands flag are blue, orange, and white. The orange and white stripes are symbolic of the two side-by-side…

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    The IPCC states that sea level rise in the Pacific is on track with the predicted rise of .18 to .59 meters by 2090, severely threatening the land security of atolls that barely lie above sea level (“Human Health”, 2015). If the physical land no longer exists, populations will be forced to move. Livelihood security will also be threatened by the rising level and acidification of the seas. Populations in the Pacific are extremely dependent on fisheries and local agriculture for food. Rising sea…

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    to the articles about 65,000 to 200,000 people kick the bucket. After the destruction of Hiroshima, Japan still did not surrender. United States dropped the second bomb on Nagasaki which made them give up, one of the article stated that 39,000 people were assassinated and 25,000 were injured. A year after World War 2, United States conduct a nuclear bomb test at Bikini Atoll. Base on the article, bikini atoll is from Micronesia, 2.3 square miles, and people have been living there for…

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    another in the name of peace? Bikini Atoll is located 850 kilometers northwest of Majuro on the northern fringe of the Marshall Islands and it has more than 23 islands and islets. The four islands are Bikini, Eneu, Nam and Enidrik. Out of the four islands, Bikini and Eneu were the only islands that have had a permanent population. On August 1945, United States dropped two nuclear weapons in the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 120,000 people immediately got killed and this led to the end of…

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    Japans sneak attack on America at Pearl Harbor; “which proved a spectacular success, at least superficially. Although it had left some notable loose ends in its wake—including the failure to sink any American aircraft carriers—it had resulted in enough damage to the U.S. Navy that the Japanese greeted it as a great victory.”(24) Japan knowing another direct attack on Hawaii was impossible began looking at other options including looking into the Fiji/Samoa area. “Admiral Yamamoto Isoroku,…

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    It is still May, almost June now. May was mostly rainy and cold but June is always warm.Today It was warm and the sun is shining at its brightest. It was a good morning the light from the sun was beaming through the window. I can't wait for today to start. The air smelled like it always does after a patch of rain goes by. I get out of bed go down and go to the the door and step outside. There was a slight breeze in the air. But it is no longer fierce and fighting the trees trying to pull and…

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    offered for Americans and their future. With exhibits such as Futurama, Democracity, Utopian Cities, the Perisphere and the Trylon Americans left with a difficulty to suppress the excitement of what corporations would do next.The most memorable exhibit at the fair was the General Motors Pavilion, and the most memorable feature in the General Motors Pavilion was a ride called the Futurama. People stood in line for hours to ride it and experience the exciting possibilities of life in the distant…

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    three men survived: Louie, the tail gunner Francis “Mac” McNamara and the pilot Russell Allen “Phil” Phillips. During the next 46 days, they struggled to survive in two small, inflatable rafts while drifting across miles and miles of water. They had no food, since on the first night Mac ate all the chocolate that that was post to keep them alive for several days. I also had to battle the blistering heat of the day in the freezing cold of the night. Schools of sharks circled and attacked them…

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    FDR stated in his inaugural address, “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself – nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror.” The United States must be careful not to persecute Muslims. We should persecute terrorism and refrain associating terror with any one religion. Our world leaders must learn from the past and apply those lessons to current events. We, the young people of the 21st century, must uphold the ideals of Elie Wiesel. Some people believe that we must practice neutrality…

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