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  • San Pedro Description

    Cities of San Pedro and Torrance The city of San Pedro is a coastal community located in the city of Los Angeles, covering 12.046 square miles. It is port city that is neighbors to the cities of Long Beach and Wilmington to its East, Harbor City to its North, and Ranchos Palos Verdes and Lomita to its West. Housing a portion of the Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro, is known as a blue collar town. With consideration to national averages the city of San Pedro is considerably high in both violent…

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  • Cree Tribe

    The Cree is one of the largest of the largest groups in North America, with over 200,000 members and counting. Canada has over 135 registered bands. Intertribal marriage is to be blamed for such a large population. The language they speak is known as Algonquian, a subfamily of Native American languages. The Cree are tied together through their culture and that is of great significance to them and has survived through many years and hardships. At a time, the Cree were also found in the United…

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  • Flood In Bangladesh Essay

    Bangladesh encounters annual river flooding due to both snowmelt water from the Himalayan mountains through the two major rivers, the Ganges and the Brahmaputra, as well as more local rainfall in the catchments of the rivers, including the third major river, the Meghna (Ali 1996). These floods cause tremendous destruction and loss of life as well as damage to crops and other infrastructure. They also cause the spread of diarrheal diseases which are a major health hazard for the people of…

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  • Edward Muybridge: Evolution Of Photography

    Edward Muybridge was an English photographer that really contributed to and led the evolution of photogenic studies of motion and motion picture projection. Edward was born in 1830 so he lived through the age where photography was really picking up in popularity and a lot of that was due to him. Edward's most notable work had to do with horse. He was hired by a wealthy race horse owner to help solve their debate. They question at was whether or not all four feet of a horse were off the ground at…

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  • Chesapeake Bay Colonies Dbq Analysis

    The Chesapeake Bay colonies and the New England colonies were both established by the English Empire. These provinces were the second and third attempts at settling and were both successful as permanent settlements. However, there were many differences between the two colonies. There are many reasons why differences occurred in the settlements, but two of the major grounds for why the colonies were completely different are: the reasons to leave England, and their politics. The causes for…

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  • The American Romantic Hero In The Last Of The Mohicans

    The American Romantic Hero is a literary archetype referring to a character that rejects established norms and conventions, and has been rejected by society. The 1992 movie, The Last of The Mohicans loosely follows the original book about the journey of Hawkeye and his family as they help Cora and Alice Munro and Colonel Duncan Heyward against Huron war chief, Magua during the French and Indian war. During the movie Hawkeye displays many characteristics that make him an American romantic hero.…

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  • The Effects Of Extinction On The Oyster Capital Of The World

    This paper explores the reasons behind the functional extinction of the Eastern Oyster in the New York Harbor, the ecological services that the oyster provided to the Harbor’s ecosystem and the steps to bring back this keystone species. When Europeans first came to the New World, oysters were so abundant around New York City that it was considered the Oyster Capital of the World (Driscoll, 2011) but within 300 years this title would be no more as the oyster became functionally extinct due to…

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  • Laurel Bay Descriptive

    The woody, balsamic aroma of bay, with its spicy undertones, is regarded as a masculine scent. It is valued in aromatherapy for its cleansing effects on the mind, body and spirit. Laurel bay, a native of the Mediterranean, has been a symbol of wisdom and peace for thousands of years; an oil can also be steam-distilled from the leaves of the West Indian bay, a native of South America. Bay is warming to the emotions. It is mildly narcotic and euphoric, helping…

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  • Pebble Mine Research Paper

    streams of Bristol bay every fall; it is one of the world’s last pieces of untouched land. The area has been kept this way for centuries, but that could soon come to an end. Pebble Mine is a project that plans to excavate the region for copper. The mine started as an terrible idea, and now is on the brink of becoming a terrible reality. The EPA should intervene on the Pebble Mine issue because it will destroy the wildlife and the economy of southeast Alaska. The Bristol Bay watershed provides…

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  • Fox River Case Study

    Through going up in Green Bay and De Pere, Wisconsin, there has always been a topic that has continuously appeared and disappeared. That is the condition of the Fox River, throughout my childhood I was never able to fully use the river to swim or fish within. That is because of the dangerously high levels of pollution that are within the water. The river has been found to have 209 chemicals found in a study by Sharon A. Fitzgerald and Jeffrey J. Steuer. Throughout my studies, I have found great…

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