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    was the Port Arthur massacre where a disturbed young man gunned down dozens of innocent people. • According to this article Australia is similar to the US because Australia has a frontier history and a strong gun culture. • Today the Australian gun deaths per 100,000 are under 1, this is one-tenth to the US this refers to all gun deaths, homicide, suicide and unintentional. • Two of the 1996 gun reforms put in place were, making gun control laws stronger and uniform across Australia and had the world’s biggest gun buyback seeing nearly 700,000 guns removed from circulation. • The three gun factors of owning a gun in Australia is, the applicants age, criminal convictions and (A) designed for killing or (B) highly coveted by people who…

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    In Australia, this inciting event was a massacre in 1996 in the town of Port Arthur which left 35 people dead and 23 wounded (Klieve). This violent shooting spree was carried out by Martin Bryant, an Australian man who before the attack had been labeled as mentally unstable (Klieve). Before the Port Arthur incident there had been 13 other massacres in 18 years within the country (Chapman). Following this incident urgent pleas were made and eventually answered for a much more restrictive system…

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    Calvin Johnson Net Worth Calvin Johnson Jr. was born on the 29th September 1985 in Newnan, Georgia USA. His name is well known in the football fields, playing as wide receiver for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. His professional career began in 2007 and already Johnson has a number of career achievements under his name, including, Detroit Lions all-time career leader in receiving yards and touchdowns, fastest receiver to reach 10,000 receiving yards and NFL single-season…

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    Older Ports Expansion

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    With the expansion of maritime and intermodal transportation, older ports with limited real estate must remain possible options to move cargo. There are some ways, in which the older ports like Baltimore, Philadelphia, and others with limited real-estate available for expansion would be able to compete with bigger newer ports. Improvements would be critical in improving the ports productivity to compete with the newer larger ports. The majority of ports and terminals were built for a volume of…

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    Indianola Geography

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    In Texas, coastal cities are very popular and give insight to what Indianola could have been. Those who lived in Indianola could see the potential and many did not give up after the first hurricane. There was still more for the town of Indianola sadly the devastating hurricane eleven years later took all that away. It is extremely unfortunate that the circumstances or resources that made the town so great are also what destroyed it. Hurricanes are damaging to beach cities in the present day even…

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    Its 2098 and a small town or what the citizens call Freetown is being invaded. Two friends that call Freetown their home are going to fix this problem. Their names are Jake and Sally. Jake and Sally go way back they have been friends since they were born. Sally’s mom died when she was 4 years old so she was left with her father for most of her life. When Jake was 15 his mom and dad died in a car wreck that left him with no one to live with because all of his family members lived miles away so he…

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    is with an organisation’s publics, we will look at a local organisation, the Ports of Auckland and analyse the management, interaction and direct consequences of it’s publics. The Ports of Auckland (PoA) located on the Waitemata harbour, is the largest container seaport in New Zealand, with container volumes representing ‘50.38% of the Upper North Island container trade, 42% of the North Island container trade and 31.3% of New Zealand 's total container trade’ (Ports of Auckland, 2015). Along…

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    The Kokoda organisation specifies that the Japanese were forced to abandon their plan to take Port Moresby. This affected Australia as if the Japanese were able to do this it could have let to war on Australia. John Curtin’s speech places Australia on a war footing and states “I make it quite clear that Australia looks to America, free of any pangs as to out traditional links or kinship with the United Kingdom”. This made an incredible impact on Australia as they now look to America and are…

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    As children, nearly everyone dreams to be a celebrity. Fame seems to be an incredible concept that brings eternal happiness upon those who have the opportunity to actually obtain it; although when experiencing life in the spotlight, the realization of having constant harassment and judgment belittles the admiration for it. Similarly within The House on Mango Street, Esperanza first yearns for a romantic relationship with a male, then she realizes not all affection that a man may provide is…

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    Dawes Point Summary If you love the idea of living near the waterfront, Dawes Point (Walsh Bay), is one of the most desirable waterfront suburbs in Sydney. Located right next to the Sydney Harbour Bridge, you’ll find an exclusive blend of luxury waterfront properties, entertainment, commercial, and restaurant culture all around. Dawes Point is considered a quiet alcove on Sydney Harbour where the historic Rocks area is easily accessible. Living here provides you with easy access to the…

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