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  • Mississippi River Research Paper

    It has taken millions of years to create Louisiana. Many things have contributed to the growth of Louisiana. One of the only things that creates land are rivers. In Louisiana, the river that builds land is the Mississippi river. It has created what we now know as Southern Louisiana. The Mississippi River creates land by depositing sediment into the Gulf of Mexico and whenever it floods, sediment would be left behind which builds up land over time. However, although it takes a very long time to…

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  • Caroline Or Change Play Analysis

    In Caroline, Or Change by Tony Kushner, Kushner tells the story of a black woman named Caroline, who is a domestic worker living in New Orleans. Caroline works for the Gallman's, and in the house, she befriends Noah, a young boy who recently lost his mother to cancer. The play focuses on two aspects of change: pocket change and the literal idea of change. In an attempt to get Noah to stop leaving pocket change in his clothes, Noah’s new stepmother, Rose, allows Caroline to keep any of the change…

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  • Donner Party Essay

    During the winter of 1846 and 1847, the Donner Party, a large group of settlers headed to California, became trapped in the Sierra Nevada for months with few supplies. As food became scarce and tempers shortened under the brutal winter weather, the settlers resorted to cannibalism to soothe their aching stomachs. Modern renditions of the Donner Party’s plight, such as the movie Donner Pass (Donner Pass, 2011), emphasize the occurrences of cannibalism within the Donner camp. Firsthand…

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  • Lake Of The Lake Analysis

    This image shows the calmness of Lake Erie. The Lake is part of the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes began to form at the end of the last ice age as retreating ice sheets carved basins into the land and they became filled with the melted water from the glaciers. This feature is unique because it is the warmest of the Great Lakes, but it also freezes over more than the rest of the Lakes. The lake was also a big battle site of the War of 1812. The image shows the thundering Niagara Falls (both the…

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  • Aztecs Book Report

    excerpt from the book, “The Aztecs rulers were not abject supplicants, fearing a punitive deity, but active agents performing an essential role in the change of seasons. The long pilgrimage had brought the kings from the floor of the valley, across the lake, and up through chasms to zone of ritual danger on the mountain top.” The quote from the book gives a brief example of some of the king 's sacred duties as rulers. The Aztec nation established one of the biggest empires in the world. With…

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  • Adirondacks Research Paper

    of the most memorable places I have been to was the Adirondacks. The Adirondacks had a big lake with tons of houses all around it. There were all sorts of houses around it. There were also a lot of mountains all around. Here is an essay on different senses you could use at the Adirondacks. There were so many amazing sights. You could see a lot of mountains all around and a giant lake. Seeing the giant lake every single day was amazing. Every single time I saw it I was still amazed at its beauty.…

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  • Mission Objectives Of An Unmanned Air Vehicle

    of 947300 Km2 Which makes Tanzania the 31st largest country in the world. The country lies at an altitude of over 200m. A plateau averaging 900-1800m. The highest Altitude of 5,895m in Kilimanjaro located at the north west and the lowest Altitude at Lake Tanganyika of 0.047 Km below sea level [1]. Masai Steppe in the north with altitude range between 213 to 1067m above the sea level which give rise to the Mountains in north east where Africa’s highest peak located. Central Tanzania is a large…

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  • Water Pollution In New Zealand Essay

    sea; not only is this the longest river in New Zealand, but it is also one of the most polluted waterways in the whole entire nation. The Waikato River start at Lake Taupo, and in a study (Waikato Regional Council, n.d.) showed that the clarity of the water passes 10 metres far in the beginning, this quickly shifts very shortly beyond Lake Taupo. Even just by the Ohaaki Bridge, the clarity of the water is awfully diminished to four metres. As we go farther onward, the water becomes progressively…

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  • Cultural Differences Between Europeans And Native Americans

    To understand what exactly led to the eventual fighting between the Native Americans and European settlers, one must first learn the cultural differences between them. While, some Native American’s learned to “coexist” with new foreign settlers trading and interacting with them, other natives did not like these invaders and were eventually destroyed, usually by force. These new Europeans tried to bring their new way of life to the natives while these people just wanted to maintain their…

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  • Essay On Cosmic Chargers

    Cosmic Chargers Essay By: The Cosmic Chargers Grade 6-7th Grade _________________________________________ Our city will be located on the coast of Lake Erie, where the land is flat and where there is a large amount of water and natural resources. There will be a diverse population and there will be lots of necessary jobs like services, shops, and industrial jobs. The buildings will be obliquely shaped. Long transportation will be underground on platforms with wheels. These would help for…

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