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    Oak Island Research Paper

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    Mystery, treasure, and death are some words used to describe Oak Island, a 140 acre island off the south shore of Nova Scotia. What makes this island so mysterious you ask? Well what about its artificial man-made beach, or its triangle-shaped forest, or even better, Nolan’s cross which is a natural formation of boulders forming a cross. But the biggest mystery of Oak Island is the infamous “Money Pit”. Past Excavations It was said that in 1795 a teenager saw strange lights coming from an island off the shore from his parents’ house. He then went to the island to investigate and he saw a large depression on the ground and a tree hanging over it with a pulley. He went home, and the next day he brought 2 friends and they started digging hoping to find something. But when they reached 10 feet down they just found some oak wood planks. They dug down even more and…

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    Hot, dry summer days are what I yearn for. The scorching sun busting out from behind the immense pale clouds. The rays of light pointing to the top of the lush hillside behind my house. The main top of the hillside is covered in tall oak trees that are lined with paradise green leaves. Branches stretch out like long, thin arms. In the far background, the ancient oak trees split apart and provide a small opening. The opening covered with old, dry grass is home to a small log cabin. That small,…

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    kind a silly to you,” she said. “But I remember hearing that at the beginning of the story Melanie Wilkes was reading aloud on that picture show, Gone with the Wind. I felt that I was born was as good a beginning as any to tell the story of my life, especially when the story begins on the day I was born.” “Yes, Ma’am, it will be fine.” “I was born a sharecroppers daughter. Of course, I don’t actually remember the day I was born. I reckon there aren’t many that can. Mama said I was born on the…

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    before the aging process was able to work its magic upon the drink. However, as time went on, there would be some barrels of whiskey that wouldn't be consumed as quickly as the others and would remain in storage inside their oak barrels for extended periods of time. In the ensuing months and years after placement in these casks, the whiskey, upon discovery, was found to have undergone remarkable changes to its flavor which made those drinking the spirit quite happy. While there isn't a specific…

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    Christians look to go to heaven after death. For Earthseed, heaven is a new frontier, a whole new world in a different galaxy far away from Earth. A new planet will serve as the new home for the human race. Lauren considers the present humans seeds which is also why she gave the name “Acorn” to the new community. Acorn stands for the seeds of a new start that will stem into something bigger than themselves, just as an acorn grows into a mighty oak tree. Octavia Butler makes the reader…

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    throughout the MLRA. It is located on steep slopes, escarpments, river breaks or slump area with exposed bedrock at or near the surface. Typical slope ranges from 15 to 60 percent. Soils are typically calcareous and of varying depths (very shallow to deep). The surface layer is typically 3 to 8 inches thick. Surface and subsurface textures range from clay to loam. The combination of slope and the interbedded soils and rock makes the establishment of deciduous trees and shrubs common. The…

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    I jogged to the truck my dad got out with the gun and the big,sharp bowie knife. We started to walk together to the hunting stand trying not to make the slightest sound.Halfway to our hunting stand we heard some hogs running through the thicket of the forest. Dad said silently,”squat down before they see us.”I went to the ground without any sound and faster than a cheetah. Couple minutes later when we knew they were gone we stood back up and followed the rest of the path to our stand. When we…

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    Draft – Ferretbranch, Barkthroat Sunlight streamed through the tree tops surrounding the camp, dappling the ground with warm patches of light. Ferretbranch poked his paw around the storage cleft in the back of his den as he sorted and counted the remaining supplies. “Poppy seeds, yarrow, burdock,” he mumbled to himself, “borage, parsley. . .” Ferretbranch dug farther into the crack and pulled out a few stems of catmint. The look of the old stalks told him they were collected last newleaf.…

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    squirrels vs chipmunks It was in the middle of the summer when Nelson heard stomping coming closer and closer to them . Nelson looked down and saw a herd of chipmunks coming. Nelson got in his armor and grabbed his shield and sward. He told all the squirrels to get ready for battle. All of the squirrels climbed down the tree and stood in formation. They all marched closer to each other. When the chipmunk leader said that they just needed some acorns for the winter because they took all…

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