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  • Flood Management Plan

    Hurricane Katrina levee’s along the Mississippi River were essentially sturdy and strong; however, the levee constructed to hold back Lake Borgne, Lake Pontchartrain, and the waterlogged swamps and marshes to the city’s west and east were less reliable. Since Hurricane Katrina, it has let other states to observe, verify, and inspect their flood control systems and implanting this catastrophic event if it happened in their cities. Sacramento has implemented and introduces an overhauling flood…

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  • Mississippi River Research Paper

    It has taken millions of years to create Louisiana. Many things have contributed to the growth of Louisiana. One of the only things that creates land are rivers. In Louisiana, the river that builds land is the Mississippi river. It has created what we now know as Southern Louisiana. The Mississippi River creates land by depositing sediment into the Gulf of Mexico and whenever it floods, sediment would be left behind which builds up land over time. However, although it takes a very long time to…

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  • Effects Of The Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act was passed by Congress in 1830 during the presidency of Andrew Jackson. The Act was the first major law that Jackson enforced. It stated that the president could relocate the newly civilized Native Americans west of the Mississippi River while the Americans could have control over the land that the Native Americans had previously occupied in Georgia and Florida. Although the removal of Native Americans was supposed to be done fairly, Andrew Jackson and his government ignored…

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  • The Battle Of Vicksburg: Turning Point Of The Civil War

    The Confederate’s fort at Vicksburg, Mississippi, was essential to the South, as it served as a key vantage point for them over the North. However, if the Union besieged this fort, the North would have control over the lower Mississippi River, which would split the South in half, cutting off the western half of the Confederacy from Virginia. With such an extreme advantage being given to the prevailing side, and the other a great defeat, the Battle of Vicksburg marks the true turning point of the…

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  • Geography: Space, Place, And Environment

    study the plants and animals they come across. The individual will have to observe the plants carefully to report any differences in regards to other plants. A geographer will need to record every river or significant place in the city. After recording the physical attributes of the city like mountains, rivers, and trees, the geographer will need to focus on the physical characteristics of the city itself. This will include bridges, tourism places, buildings. After this, a geographer will need…

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  • Mineral And Mining Case Study

    Addressing the negative externalities of mining: policy recommendations. In the words of Joseph Stiglitz, “corporations are in the business of making money, not providing charity.” Since corporations are in business to maximize profit, they hold themselves accountable to their stockholders rather than to the stakeholders where such businesses are located. The desire to minimize cost while maximizing profit weakens the implementation of the Corporate Social Responsibility. The Corporate Social…

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  • Reference Evapotranspiration And Climate Change

    the changes of ETref offset the increases contribution of mean temperature. Wang et al. (2015) concluded that the contributions of net radiation, wind speed, actual vapor pressure are the major driving factors for the decrease in ETref for the three-river source region of China. Hence, further evaluation is essential to exhibit the relationship between meteorological parameters which attributes to changes in ETref in the Jiangsu Province, China based on attribution analysis of changes in ETref…

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  • The Impact Of Water Sharing In India

    While these arguments do have a lot merit, most of the water sharing issues that are stemming with what Pakistan calls violation and India calls progress, are due to an ineffective and rather obsolete IWT which doesn’t clarify ownership and can’t solve geographical issues ( Michel and Panday 2003) so to say that IWT is keeping peace is controversial at best. The fact that the fairness of the treaty is today being questioned from both sides suggests that the distinction and separation between the…

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  • Literary Criticism In Mark Twain's The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn

    high school students contest that is should be used in schools due to three reasons already stated: the American History related to the novel, the powerful relationship that Huckleberry and Jim have, and lastly the impressive and symbolic Mississippi River. To ensure that this novel does not leave the shelves of American high schools today, teachers and students must read closely and look past the use of the word “nigger” to further realize the symbolic ways of the…

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  • The Messages In Joseph Conrad's Heart Of Darkness

    I. Heart of Darkness was written by Joseph Conrad. He was born in Poland on December 3, 1857. Much of the writing of Joseph Conrad was centered around adventures at sea and trips to exotic places. His writing often has messages that are deeper than most stories. He attacks issues that he thinks are important. Conrad, himself, spent much of his youth at sea. After mastering sailing, Conrad was given command of merchant ships in the Orient and on the Congo. He later left the boating…

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