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  • St. Anthony Neighborhood

    Site Analysis 4: St. Anthony Neighborhood I grew up in Shakopee, Minnesota, a suburb of the cities down in the Minnesota River Valley. . The development where I grew up was quite new and the composition was flat. The same plastic siding houses filled the streets. Trees, shrubs and perennials were immature and skimpy although as a child I didn’t know the difference and loved all the flowers and leaves just the same. It was a neighborhood of only family dwellings, no small businesses intertwined in it. Our backyards were so large so the street was not so much used for play, just mainly auto traffic and bikes. Some people would have bonfires in their driveways that allowed for neighbors to come into a semi-private space. There were no fences,…

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  • Describe Minnesota's Landscape

    Minnesota’s landscape Minnesota is one of the many states of United States. It is located around the western region of the north United States of America. Survey research reveals that Minnesota is among United States’ largest states. The state is highly dependable by the Americans, especially when it comes to agricultural production. Minnesota’s development is what triggered me towards studying the state fully and ascertain how it really came to being, and how it has developed since it was…

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  • Thunder Bay Case Study

    However the Panic of 1873 and the ensuing economic depression reversed many of the gains. In 1881, the fledgling city stood at the threshold of a surge in population, industry, and wealth.14 The family’s oral history speculates that Charley followed the St. Croix River south from Duluth to Chisago County.15 This is highly unlikely, since it required an approximately forty mile detour into Wisconsin to reach the source of the river. Charley likely used the railroad, either as a passenger or…

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  • Scarlet Plume Analysis

    dressed Mavis out as a squaw: moccasins, doeskin tunic, leggings, two heavy larded braids, a painted face” (128). “Theodosia stepped into the cabin with a swishing of long skirts. She wore black mostly: high black kid shoes, black dress, and gray sunbonnet” (9). Compared to our clothing now, girls can wear pants, dresses, shirts, shorts, pretty much anything. Along with guys as well. Back then girls wore dresses mostly unless they were Native Americans who wore leggings and tunics. Nobody really…

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  • Personal Narrative: National FFA Competition

    placing in the top twenty. Nonetheless, I did place twenty-first. I was pleased with what I had accomplished in my first year of being on the team. Last year, I also competed on the Nursery Landscape team. We were given a switch up from the Regional and State competition from the previous year. At Regions last year we were given whole trees to look at. Regions went better than last year’s State because it was still early enough in the morning that the sun was not in our eyes. Also,…

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  • Personal Narrative: Nursery Landscape FFA Team

    ourselves for placing in third. I did not reach my goal of placing in the top twenty. However, I did place twenty first. I was happy with what I had accomplished in my first year on the team. Last year, I also competed on the Nursery Landscape team. We were given a switch up from the Regional and State competition. At Regions last year we were given whole trees to look at. Regions went better that last year’s State because it was still early enough in the morning that the sun was not in our…

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  • Dakota Tribe Research Paper

    At the beginning of this paper and before we go into deep details, I will go into some of the headnotes that give the reader sort of good view of the Dakota tribe. Essentially, the word Dakota means ally in their language, which is the Dakota Sioux language. The Dakota people are a Native American tribe located in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and South Dakota and North Dakota. The Dakota people are First Nations band government in North America and the largest division of the Siouan family. The Dakota…

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  • Mitigation Plan Analysis

    During the period of June 20 – 23, 2013, Alexandria was hit was high winds and heavy rains causing power outages, street and building flooding, building damage and downed trees. A FEMA declaration of disaster was obtained on July 25, 2013 (Minnesota State, 2014). During the month of July 2011, storms with 79 miles per hour (mph) wind gusts uprooted trees and caused widespread power outage (Minnesota State, 2014). During the month of July, 2011, there was a sustained period of elevated heat and…

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  • Realism In Willa Cather's 'A Wagner Matinee'

    Willa Cather’s “A Wagner Matinee” was first published in 1904 and is a short story about a woman, named Georgiana, who finds herself transition from the ecstatic city of Boston, to the primitive Nebraska frontier. Cather’s “A Wagner Matinee” was inspired by Richard Wagner who was a German composer and conductor that lived from 1813 to 1883. He’s well known for his operas and his most famous work is that of “The Flying Dutchman”. Willa Cather, instead, wasn’t a musician but was an author of the…

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  • Iron Range Industry Analysis

    Range has been a prosperous industry for decades, until recently, when there was a large downturn in the mining industry resulting from various factors. The only way to get the Iron Range economy back up to par is through great change in the area, which goes together with creativity and innovation. The Iron Range refers to the iron deposits in northeastern Minnesota. For decades, the industry was boom-and-bust. Mining accounted for a large part of the economy in northeastern Minnesota along…

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