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    Policy and Background The water crisis in Flint, Michigan has made national headlines throughout the country. Many citizens first heard of the ordeal in late 2015. However, the process began in March of 2013 when the Flint City Council voted to switch water service from the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to the Karegnondi Water Authority (Ridley, 2016). The Karegnondi Water Authority was building a new pipe to Lake Huron slated to be completed in 2016 and the City of Flint was eager to…

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    Coney Dog Research Paper

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    everywhere around the state, you can never run from one. You can find one in the middle nowhere in Michigan. Also coney dogs are a great symbols for the middle class, they came from the core of the country’s middle class, they are cheap, and they are perfect for the blue collar workers that need a fast lunch. Coney dogs are so iconic to detroit because they have been around for almost a century in michigan, there's thousands of places that sell them, and they are delicious and…

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    At the age of five, I quietly assembled the most complex puzzles my mother could find. Without taking a break, I would sit for hours, with my eyes glued to the thoughtfully crafted pieces that filled the living room floor. Lost in the world of the puzzle, I caringly placed each piece into its home. With every move of my hand, the scrambled image would gradually become clearer to my mother’s eye. As each small wooden piece found its way into the larger plan, there were moments where I would be so…

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    Detroit City History

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    On Thursday, July 28, 2013, Detroit, Michigan became the largest city in America ever to file for bankruptcy. Established in 1701, detroit was founded by the french explorer Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac and a party of settlers. Not one of these men had any idea that Detroit would evolve into the thriving hub of the car industry in centuries to come. In 1756, the smallpox virus and a famine threaten the many lives of the settlers in Detroit, but did not decimate the population enough to cause…

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    Every year more and more shoes where added to the old crippled willow tree. Any shoe you could think of was up there, even the really expensive ones like Jordans. The shoe tree was one of the most memorable thing from the long drives up to Boyne City Michigan. Driving into the touristy town was always my favorite part, smelling the fudge, hearing the waves crash against the docks and seeing all the seagulls flying around. As you kept heading down the main road following it to all its curves and…

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    Academic Integrity is really important to Western Michigan because it helps keep the university free of cheating and helps promote a healthy learning experience for everyone. It is also really important to me because I would not want to go to a college where everyone plagiarizes and cheats. It would make attending college pointless. Academic Integrity is so important to me because I know if I follow it I will continue to succeed at Western Michigan…

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    Henry Ford Franchise

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    received the timepiece he took it apart and reassembled the time piece. Soon after he did that he everyone in the neighborhood wanted him to fix their timepiece. Later when he was about 17 he moved out of the farm and into the “Motor City”, Detroit, Michigan where He attended college and and got an education about business. He later became a mechanic and learned about cars. Soon later when he had enough money to afford a family he married Clara Ala Bryant. Shortly after their wedding they had…

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    Ford was the leader I decided to choose for this assignment because I find him very interesting and I love Fords. Henry Ford is the inventor of the Model T Ford and founder of Ford Motor Company. He was born on July 30, 1863, in Greenfield Township, Michigan. His only education was from working on the family farm. His occupation was an industrialist. Ford grew up living on working on the family farm and shortly after his mother died, he decided to leave the farm. When Ford was a young child,…

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    From the time the Great lakes where discovered by Native American to the current day, the lakes have played a vital role in American history, from serving as transportation of humans and trade goods to the far reaches of war. They have helped transform the American people and the landscape both east and west of their location. The vessels used during the revolutionary war were constructed of many materials just like todays ships. Only difference is what was used. The vessels used during the…

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    DFWC Case Study

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    One of the movements that the DFWC members campaigned in was for city playgrounds. Club members persisted, and succeeded, in their efforts for gaining support and funds for these playgrounds. To raise funds to build the park they personally went door to door requesting donations. Writing numerous letters along with many speeches, they managed to receive fourteen thousand signatures on a petition presented to the board of education. In doing this, they finally won over the school board who in…

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