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  • Leadership In The Odyssey

    Unfortunately, Dan White, a fellow San Francisco City Supervisor, absolutely appalled all movements lead by Milk. Deciding he had had enough, On November 27, 1978, White snuck into City Hall through a window in the basement, avoiding security, and proceeded to shoot and kill both Harvey Milk…

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  • Giant Sequoia Essay

    BOTANICAL GARDENS Photograph 1: Giant Sequoia, Sequoiadendron giganteum, (Lindl.) J.Buchh. (sequoiadendron giganteum, 2017) The giant Sequoia is the world’s largest tree it is native to California, when the tree is mature its bark is a red/ brownish colour. The physical characteristics of the giant Sequoia include, its ability to resist forest fires due to its extraordinarily thick bark which can grow to 6 meters wide, fire is a huge reason young giant Sequoia trees die. The bark of the tree…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Harvey Milk's The Trial And Death Of Socrates

    persuade and seize it readily. Harvey Milk is one such individual. Milk’s role as a rhetorician can be likened to that of Socrates in Plato’s The Trial and Death of Socrates, and his speech works to address his historically situated audience, the San Francisco City citizens and government, and their largely anti-gay mentality, through…

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  • What Were The Positive Effects Of The Gold Rush Of 1849

    Having the sensation of feeling rich and being the first ones to mine gold must have been amazing. During 1849, people in California began mining gold and unlike today where small amounts were found, these people were finding huge amounts of gold. This is what eventually led to the gold rush of 1849 when the largest mass of people in history began to move into California to get some gold for themselves. Many ended up leaving everything they had to go on a journey to California to get richer.…

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  • Gold Lettering Book Report

    Large brown with gold lettering. Given to me by my grandmother, this book unconsciously started me down the path of my fascination of geography. One of the first pages in the book was a fold out that had illustrations of all the world 's flags of the time. I started by finding out about the countries countries that I thought had the coolest flags, eventually I made it a goal to memorize all of the flags in the book. While I was trying to memorize all of the flags I began to feel shocked with…

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  • California Winter Effects

    Studies show that in the 2011-2012 winter season, the state of California received nearly 300 inches less snowfall than it did the previous winter. While many of California’s dry winters are a direct result of ridges off of the west coast, climatologists suggest the drop in precipitation during the 2011-2012 winter was due to below average sea surface temperatures, or La Niña (Seager et al.). La Niña is the result of cooling sea surface temperatures that lead to an overall temperature of the…

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  • Business Analysis: Wells Fargo

    bank, as well as express lines and credit cards. These add on options were what the company needed to satisfy customer’s needs, with the hopes in showing that they always strive to keep it convenient for the customer. Going from just one bank in San Francisco, by 1923 it managed to serve the entire west, jumping ahead to 1980’s, when Wells Fargo finally became within the top 10 largest banks in the nation, ranking at number 7, it shows the great accomplishments this company has been a part of.…

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  • Melbourne's Courtesy Of The Gold Rush

    Our beloved city, Melbourne has celebrated her 180th birthday this year. One hundred and eighty years ago in June 1835, the tall ship Enterprize sailed up the Yarra River. Landing a party of five men, one woman, a cat, stores and livestock on the northern bank headed by John Batman. Recording in his diary John described what he saw: "About six miles up, found the river all good water and very deep. This will be the place for a village”. Thus a fledgling settlement had begun. For almost…

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  • How Did Immigration Impact The California Gold Rush

    head to California. This included many people from the US and some even from other countries. This caused the population in San Francisco to skyrocket from 1,000 people in 1848 to over 20,000 by 1850. As immigrants started making their way towards California, they could only take one of two routes. One was a six-month sea route all the way from New York to San Diego or San…

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  • Personal Narrative: The City Of San Francisco

    stuff like San Francisco. So did I like nostalgic cities and towns. From the spectacular Golden Gate Bridge, to the bustling harbor and houses with fancy old architectural looks along with the busy modern shopping centers. I loved San Francisco, a city of cheerful nostalgia. Just as, in 1989, a horrific earthquake, named Loma Prieta ruined the famous Embarcadero freeway and devastated the two-storey ramp leading to the Golden Gate Bridge, highways 101 and 880 from the city of Oakland, San…

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