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    San Pedro Description

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    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 and property crimes. The scales are set on a range of 1 to 100, with 100 being the most crime, and San Pedro 's property crime coming in at 79.9 (national average 41.4) and violent crime is set at 74.7 (national average 43.5). Torrance is also coastal community and it lies between Redondo Beach and Palos Verdes Peninsula. Covering roughly 20.48 square miles, Torrance sits to the north of San Pedro. Many national corporations call Torrance home including the U.S headquarters for the American Honda Motor Company employing around 4,000 employees. Ten of the largest companies who have their businesses located in Torrance have employed more than 15,000 workers and this has had a profound impact on the well being of the city as a whole. This economic advantage has led to Torrance being known as one of the safest cities in L.A County. Demographics The city of San Pedro is an ethnically diverse city with a population of around 86,012 according to a 2008 Los Angeles Department of City…

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    During the 17th century, many Europeans, especially the English came over to America in search of a life better than the one they had in England. In the early to mid 1600s, two different groups of people, the participants from the Virginia Company and the Puritans. Despite this similarity, both the participants and the Puritans had other intentions of moving to America and with this, many other differences. Taking all the advantages and disadvantages the two groups had into consideration, the…

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    Laurel Bay Descriptive

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    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 to lift the spirits. Its…

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    When you first pull an oyster out of the Chesapeake Bay it looks like nothing at all, but as you turn it over in your hand, the dusty green slime falls away and you are left with a misty grey shell. It is rough to the touch, with ripply layers that reflect the water it came from, and it sits in your hand in such a way that makes it feel ancient. If you were to stick a shucking knife in that oyster and pry it open, you would find a thick salty slime surrounding a tan leathery lump. The contents…

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    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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    till now Tampa has played an influential role in the love/hate triangle between Cuba, America, and Spain. This theme has reoccurred multiple times in history: becoming a topic of discussion/objection both culturally and politically for all Tampa citizens. The planned annexation of Cuban from Spain during the Civil War, the Ten Years War, and the Spanish America war are the biggest examples. In the case of Cuban cigar production being introduced to Tampa Bay Area, the triangle‚Äôs influence was…

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    Introduction Western Port Bay is a coastal region located in the south of Victoria which opens up into the Bass Strait. It is one of the most biologically diverse areas in the state, being home to x amount of species of flora and fauna. Westernport Bay has a coastal climate, with high rainfall and mild temperatures when compared with the rest of Victoria. The purpose of this fieldwork investigation was to explore the social, economic and environmental impacts of climate change on Westernport…

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    Cree Tribe

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    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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    Howard County Watersheds

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    streams and, lakes, underground and marshlands. Watersheds and waterways, therefore, provide a crucial function in maintaining a stable and operative environment. Rework and simplify your thesis statement:It would be beneficial to analyze the watersheds and waterways of Howard County to evaluate the overall ecological status of the region. Howard County has a variety of different aquatic environments that connect the ocean to the land, and it is necessary to keep up with patterns and make…

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    The culling of white pine on Blackstone Lake began in the late 1880s with the arrival of the Conger Lumber Company. Once the commercially viable pine had been fully exploited the process of stripping hemlock trees of their bark for the leather tanning process began on the lake in the spring of 1900. At the time the Rankin Bros., headed by James Rankin on Blackstone, were supplying the Conger Lumber Co. Another sawmill operator in the region was the Mitchell Lumber Co. set up by Thomas Mitchell…

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