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    The Maine Economy

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    Maine has a variety of resources and tools to use at its disposal, However, the state was not always reliant on industries such as commerce, tourism, and other recreational facilities which have become a facet in everyday life for Maines. For example, in the 19th century, over two-hundred years ago, Maine’s industry for the most part revolved around natural resource products such as wood, fish, and even ice. If Maine is to continue to progress forward on into the rest of the 21st century, then the state should focus in on financing the service industry, the state will not be able keep up with the rapidly developing global world if it continues to rely on old traditional values from the past. Maine has faced these issues in the past where it refuses to…

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    Stephen E. King was born in Portland, Maine on on September 21, 1947. King is one of the most successful horror writers of all time. His parents, Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King, divorced when King was a kid. King and his brother traveled to Indiana and Connecticut for a while. After a while the traveling became a hassle, so he moved to Maine with his mother and brother . Eventually, he graduated in 1966, from Lisbon Falls High School. King attended the University of Maine at Orono. He…

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    sixteen counties in the state of Maine. 153,414 out of the 1,330,089 individuals who live in Maine reside in here. Penobscot County is rated worse than the state of Maine in many measures of health. Overall, in health it is ranked 12th. Demographic factors in the county that are related to the heath status include age and race. Penobscot county has less individuals who are below 18 years of age. 18.7% are under the age of 18 while state wide 19.5% of the population are under the age of 18. This…

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    Disparities In Society

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    embarrassed or reluctant to tread on perilous grounds and swim in profound waters, and can live without bounds. Be gutsy and set out to appear as an individual not like a puppet controlled by strings. This movement is gaining momentum, but resistance is still a factor. In 2001 approximately 12,000 Somali refugees were displaced, after an awful political war in their East African country and eventually relocated to Maine. Thousands first settled in urban communities, for example, Atlanta before…

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    Ferry Beach State Park is located in Saco Maine, between Old Orchard Beach and Camp Ellis. The park is nestled on 117 acres of beautiful land ranging from forested areas with luscious trees, to white sand beaches. One of the most popular draws to the park are the hiking trails where you can spend an afternoon taking in the awe inspiring views of the different eco systems that have made themselves at home and flourished. The trails are littered with man-made bridges that perch you above the floor…

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    Hampshire is known for many achievments. Whether it is natural beauty or man-made, New Hampshire has a lot to offer. Many visitors become stunned with its beauty and enjoy its natural resorts. New Hampshire , abbreviated NH, has a capital of Concord, and was originally named North Virginia and New England. It was established in 1788. New Hampshire has four nicknames. NH.Gov explains the these names. “ The Granite state” for its overabundant quantities of granite stone. “ Mother of Rivers” for…

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    Dorothea Lynde Dix was born on April 4th, 1802 in Hampden, Maine. In that particular time of her life, she would not have had any knowledge of the fact that she would one day have a life changing impact in her time period and our world today. Dix had a love for teaching. She had strong desires to help girls learn and grow more with intelligence. At the age of twelve, she moved to Boston with her grandmother and then to Worcester, Massachusetts with her aunt at the age of fourteen. In order to…

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    Toothpick Case Study

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    A toothpick is a tool used in everyday life that ordinarily after its use, is immediately thrown away. In Albert H. Baird’s patent description on his own composition of a toothpick, he states his design’s “...cost of manufacture is so low that [the] improved tooth pick can be economically thrown away after being used but once (Baird, 1910).” Although he associates this idea with his own design, it’s a commonality of the current view of toothpicks. Before the last toothpick factory in Maine…

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    Francis Petty grove was born in Calais, Maine, in 1812. While being educated in his home town. He grew up to enter into a number of independent business activities in New England. He paid fifty dollars for the land that is which known as Portland. He owned a lot of warehouses that made money off of grain, lumber, and salted fish. Later at the age of 75 he died, he was buried at Port Townshed. …

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    In 1820, Speaker of the House Henry Clay settled the dispute, by creating a compromise that would appeal to both sides. Clay wrote a compromise that permitted Missouri to be a slave state, but did prohibit slavery to continue North of the Missouri line. Meanwhile, a new state was being created, Maine, which would turn out to be a free state. This allowed both Northern and Southern states to remain in equal power. “And it be further enacted, that in all territory, under the name of Louisiana,…

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