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  • Hans Christian Heg's Immigrants

    Due to the loss of his mother just eight years earlier and recent loss of his father, Hans decided it was his duty to return back home and take charge of the family’s 320-acre farm (WISC). After his return to the farm and assumption of his father’s duties, Hans married Gunhild Einong. Throughout his time working on the farm, Hans gained the trust of his fellow community members and even the Native Americans. At just twenty-two years old, after being a member of the Free Soil Party for some time, Hans went on to join the new Republic party. After that, Hans’s political career skyrocketed; he became a supervisor in the Town of Norway, Racine County and justice of the peace. Later, Hans became chairman of the Town Board of Norway. Next, he was appointed to the Racine County Board of Supervisors. Due to his successful start in his political career, although his stay was brief, Hans decided to leave his family farm and move to Waterford, Wisconsin. Hans continued to develop his political resume and was elected to the office of Commissioners of the state prison at Waupun. With this election, Hans became the second Norwegein to ever be elected to a state office in the United States…

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  • Tichenor Case Summary

    Like Racine, where the unfavorable noises coming from the gun club decreased the plaintiff’s rental value, here the plaintiff’s children were afraid to play in their yard because of the strange people walking through the neighborhood to see the display. Like Racine, where the court reasoned a normal person would be more than slightly inconvenienced because of a decrease in rental value, a court here would reason the neighbor’s children being afraid to play in their own yard was more than a…

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  • Essay: The Importance Of Living In Food Deserts

    lower income areas and it is detrimental to their health and well being as well. My hometown of Racine, Wisconsin has serval large food deserts within the city. Although it is not a very urban area, the city has a large enough population…

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  • Flint, Michigan Water Crisis Analysis

    Introduction The purpose of this paper is to help compare and contrast the recent Flint, Michigan water crisis to similar incidents around the world using a sociological viewpoint then analyzing the gathered information to help determine how the crisis in Flint should have been handled. Flint The town of Flint resides in the state of Michigan and has been the attention of national news due to the high lead levels that were present in the city’s municipal water system. This is all started…

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  • Stefan Company Case 12-2

    December 31, Morelli declared and paid a $60,000 cash dividend and reported net income of $200,000. (a) | | | | Your answer is correct. | | | Journalize the transactions. (Credit account titles are automatically indented when amount is entered. Do not indent manually.) (b) | | | | Your answer is correct. | | | Determine the amount to be reported as an investment in Morelli stock at December 31. Exercise 12-8 | | | | Your answer is correct. | …

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  • Irene Haffeon Research Paper

    The Life of Irene Hickson You may wonder who is Irene Hickson? Well let me tell you all about her. Irene Hickson wasn’t as popular as some of the other players on her team but she was still good. After reading this you’ll probably feel like you knew the girl. Irene Hickson was born in Chattanooga Tennessee 8/14/19. An all-around athlete, in the mid-1930s she pitched and caught for semi-professional softball teams. Hickson hit 25 home runs in 1939 and also formed part of several State…

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  • Jeff Volm: A Short Story

    As a teenager, Dawn attended William Horlick High School in Racine, Wisconsin. She comes from a large family of one brother and two sisters. At age seventeen Dawn was unable to finish high school after discovering she was pregnant. She had to make the difficult decision to drop out of high school in order to provide for her newborn baby. Due to this, Dawn unfortunately never returned to high school to earn her diploma. Dawn had been removed from school for several years and worked driving the…

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  • Geis Garage Doors & Building Products

    situation and correctly diagnose the overhead door problem. Finally, they’ll offer an effective and affordable solution. Geis Garage Doors & Building Products provides both residential and commercial garage door services. Whether you use your garage to shelter your vehicle or to facilitate your business, continual use leads to inevitable issues like broken springs and motor failures. But all that can be repaired with help from Geis Garage Doors & Building Products. Along with their garage door…

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  • Unit 9 Assignment Analysis

    child support outcomes improves after program participation” (Children First Program Guide, 2012). Children First Program Funding is a state general-purpose revenue, which is, used for Maintenance of Effort funds for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program. In addition, the state budget for the Children First Program is founded by the Legislature. Allocations are calculated on the number of non-custodial parent or participants” (Children First Program Guide, 2012). Namely, the…

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  • Cultural Competence In Social Work

    transitioning to release. In order for the youth to gain a release date she was ordered by her social workers to tell the truth and to admit that the children were not hers, they wanted to teach her the importance of honesty. They also wanted to know who’s these children’s mother really was. I began individual counseling with this youth and first on the agenda was to get to the bottom of the lies about these children. I knew that I had to come at this from a different angle than every social…

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