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  • National Geographic Documentary Essay: The Amazon Rainforest

    This wet seasons covers the entire Amazon floor and makes this remarkable Jungle into a flooded river way through the giant canopied trees. In the National Geographic documentary on the Flooded Rainforest points out that these new waterways brings in several different types of fish that wouldn’t usually be there. According to film fish that are usually found in the main portion of the Amazon River come to the inward parts of the newly formed Flooded Rainforest. One…

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  • Compare And Contrast Lewis And Clark Expedition

    Throughout American history, it’s clear to see that the majority of white interaction with Native Americans didn’t end well for the natives. Although this is the case in most circumstances, there is one instance that boded well for both parties. In the case of the Lewis and Clark expedition, the treatment of native people was intended to be fair and kind from the onset, and was executed as such. Thus, Lewis and Clark were respectful to the Native Americans and their cultures. The beginning of…

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  • Northeast In The Early 1800's

    mountains in large numbers. By 1820, Missouri, on the western side of the Mississippi River, had enough people to apply for statehood! The idea of “the West” constantly changed as Americans pushed the farther and farther away from what had been the original 13 colonies. In the early 1800’s the "West" was generally considered to be the area west of the Appalachian Mountains to the territories and states in the Mississippi River Valley. Some people moved west because the eastern states were…

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  • Huckleberry Finn Individual Vs Society Analysis

    “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain is a satiric novel written about the antebellum South. In the novel, a young boy, Huck, goes on a journey with an escaped slave, Jim, up the Mississippi river. Along the way, the two form a friendship that crosses the line set out by society. The major theme of the novel is the conflict between the individual and society. Within the novel, Huck battles with his conscience and societal pressure over his decision to help Jim escape the bondage of…

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  • Lincoln Penny Myths

    The Lincoln Penny To most, the Lincoln penny is just a burden weighing down our pockets. Most people don't even give it a second thought, just one more thing to keep track of. But what people don't know is that the Lincoln penny has gone through numerous changes regarding the design honor and composition. In the early 1900s, the penny had the initials of its original designer, Victor D. Bronner (V.D.B.) Many people complained about the initials. They said it was distracting to the overall…

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  • Hudson Valley Case Study

    The Hudson Valley has a direct and significant impact on the economic progression of New York State. Statistics show that the Hudson Valley yields an unprecedented “$227 billion dollars” to assist the state’s economy (newyorktimes.com). This phenomenon is driven by the International Business Machine Corporation (IBM) providing numerous benefits due to its vast employment rates; thus both positively and negatively affecting local real estate and commercial markets in the Hudson Valley. The IBM…

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  • The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn Rhetorical Analysis

    One of the most well known authors throughout American history is without a doubt is Mr. Samuel Clemens, better known as Mark Twain. Mark Twain is known for his incredible realism novels that showcase life in its purest form. In Twain’s novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Twain challenges the idea of racism and family dynamics in the 1800s through the adventures and life of a young boy and a runaway slave. As this pair travels down the Mississippi they face many trials and tribulations…

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  • Southern Louisiana Summary

    Outside perception of Louisiana is spicy crawfish, deep accents, and bad hygiene, but this perception does not portray Louisiana’s rich culture. Mike Tidwell, the author, felt like researching was not enough to grasp the full feel for the unique southern Louisiana living. Tidwell takes it upon himself to explore the culture by embedding himself in with the local people, which by doing so opened his eyes to a lot of individuals who are being affected by the vanishing cajun culture. The culture of…

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  • Essay On The Papaschase Land Claim

    The Papaschase Land Claim is a battle that is still currently ongoing today. What was it that sparked such a major event? It is events such as the Papaschase Land Claim that show us the flaws in our judicial system, and allow us towards the betterment of society. What is the cost of such a learning curve? It all started when Chief Papaschase and his brother, along with their individual families started moving in the late 1850s. Over the next few years, the band moved through the Lesser…

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  • Southern University's Descriptive Essay: As I Stand On The Bluff

    guidance and a place to go when times get hard for students on campus. From the tree surrounding the river to the silent movement of the Mississippi River provides silent answers. Different shades of brown, blue, and green intertwine and provide a beautiful paradise known as the bluff. The lush green forestry outlines the river. Trees standing tall and mighty, as if they were declared guardians of the river. The smell of freshly cut grass interlaces with the smell of the river’s fresh water. As…

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