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  • What Is The Difference Between The Lewis And Clark Expedition

    The Lewis and Clark expedition delivered many conflicts among the spectacular journey. Their expedition was exceedingly important, yet unpleasantly dangerous. Lewis and Clark and his crew traveled from the middle east to the west coast of the Pacific Ocean, overcoming resilient winters, coarse terrain, and combative Indian tribes. Each day brought new important information, but also unwelcoming hardships. Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana territory in 1803 by France, planning to enlarge…

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  • The Theme Of Personal Identity In Borders By Thomas King

    In the United States, borders have went from being patrolled by a few hundred agents in certain areas, to over thousands of agents at designated regions around the United States. Immigrants have always held a vast percentage in the United States, “More than 43.7 million immigrants resided in the United States in 2016, accounting for 13.5 percent of the total U.S. population of 323.1 million”(“Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and Immigration in the United States”). The percent of…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Do Giants Exist?

    Giants, human creatures that are above 10ft tall, have been believed to exist for centuries. Despite knowledge of science, evolutionary discoveries, and the growing inquisitiveness and curiosity of people in our day compared to other centuries, there are those who believe that Giants existed once in the past. There is increasing advancement in archaeological and more discoveries have been made now than ever before. However, there has been no affirmed evidence that show that extremely tall and…

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  • Grand Teton National Park Research Paper

    kayaking. Beginner kayakers will enjoy the tranquil water that Shoshone Lake offers. An advantage to beginning on this lake is that no motorized watercraft is allowed, keeping the water calm. This lake is great for practicing basic strokes, edging and balancing. A leisurely kayak trip will allow you to enjoy the wildflowers and wildlife which include elk, moose and bald eagles. Intermediate kayakers will enjoy the upper mile of Shoshone Lake where the water is rapid. Another favorite location…

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  • Indian Child Welfare Act Essay

    The title of my policy is the Indian Child Welfare Act. The Indian Child Welfare Act was enacted by Congress in 1978 as a federal law. The policy has not change very much since it was first enacted. The biggest and most recent change happened in June 2016. This change was done to take care of any loopholes that have been used by State courts and public social workers. This change made updates to the definitions and provides nationwide uniformity and clarity of federal standards established…

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  • Most Influential People Research Paper

    influence in politics and was a supporter of a strong central government. He also convinced New York to agree to the ratification of the U.S. Constitution which is the constitution that is still used today. Sacajawea- Sacajawea was the daughter of a Shoshone chief. She helped Lewis and Clark as an interpreter for their westward expedition. She not only helped translate for them but also helped them to survive by finding edible plants and getting supplies for them so that they could continue…

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  • Myths In My Life Research Paper

    Perry Special Collections | HBLL, Brigham Young University , 3 Sept. 2014, I first heard this myth from a friend who is a Shoshone descendent here in Wyoming. He had me so intrigued when the story came to an end I wanted to know more. I later researched it for this paper and found out his descriptions to be in favor of the research. He described the skin walker, saying…

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  • 13th Amendment Pros And Cons

    The Fourteenth Amendment guarantees all Americans equal protection of the laws. Throughout the history of the United States there has been discrimination against specific groups of people. Americans have discriminated against Native Americans, African Americans, and Chinese Americans, and Japanese Americans in the past. There is not a time when a national emergency justifies creating laws and rules applicable only to people of a certain ethnic, racial or religious background. Hundreds of native…

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  • Yucca Mountain Research Paper

    have included the fact that the Department of Energy has disregarded citizen concerns and have not done enough research to prove that the project is safe and can withstand breaking down. Additionally, other activist groups such as the native Western Shoshone and Southern Paiute leaders have voiced that the DOE is violating treaty agreements by proposing this project. The DOE responded by continuing to state that many factors such as geology, location, technology is suffice in guaranteeing…

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  • Mormonism In Utah

    Introduction If you wanted to go skiing amongst the aspens and pines, hike in the desert, go to a music concert, or perhaps float in the Great Salt Lake, well, board an airplane and go to Utah. Utah is a state like no other because it boasts everything you can imagine. From luxurious hotels to modest farm houses, urban centers to barren deserts, valleys to mountains, this state has it all. History In 1830, a man named Joseph Smith wrote the Book of Mormon. This book was about…

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