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    however Winnemucca feared interactions with the white people in her youth.. During early interaction Winnemucca learned English and how the whites behaved, and how they pitied her and her people. Winnemucca’s grandfather seemed ecstatic that his “white brothers” had arrived. He must have known that whites would arrive sooner or later. In the early days all things seemed to be peaceful but it would not stay this way. During following interactions with settlers and explores her grandfather was given the name of “Captain Truckee” by General Freemont. Winnemucca explains where this name came from. “The third year more emigrants came, and that summer Captain Fremont, who is now General Fremont. My grandfather met him, and they were soon friends. They met just where the railroad crosses Truckee River, now called Wadsworth, Nevada. Captain Fremont gave my grandfather the name of Captain Truckee, and he also called the river after him.” Winnemucca goes on to state that “Truckee” is an indian word meaning “all right or very well”. Certainly for Freemont to bestow this name and also grace the river that now bears the same name now; means Freemont must have held Winnemucca’s grandfather with some respect. Meanwhile Winnemucca laments that at this early time her people “were less barbarous then they are nowadays”1and during this time most contact was peaceful and seemed mutually helpful. This is in contrast to how her people and other native tribes were seen by settlers as backwards…

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    will examine the MIS for the Upper Truckee River reach 5, as it relates to my species. Habitat: Open woodlands The yellow warbler spends the breeding season in the thickets and other disturbed or regrown habitats, along streams, and wetlands. They are most often found in the willows. The most common trees include willows, alders, and cottonwoods all across North America. In the winter the yellow warbler lives in the mangrove forest, dry scrubs, marshes, and forest, typically in…

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    Donner party The Donner party happens in 1847 in Springfield, California.The Donner party was led by George Donner sixty years old man. This is why it's called the Donner party because it was led by George Donner party. there a lake called Donner lake. The trek had been organized by James Reed. There were 90 emigrants that left Springfield to head west. One of the ending causes for the Donner party they were blocked by snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Which caused them to resorted…

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    Julia and David have a Donor Advised Fund making it impossible to find a comprehensive charitable giving history. However, they have made at least one gift of $10,000-$24,999 to the Northern California Innocence Project at Santa Clara University School of Law, and organization they have supported since at least 2006. They have also made smaller gifts or gifts of an unknown amount to Meals on Wheels of San Francisco, Jewish Vocational Services, Ronald McDonald House at Stanford, the William J…

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    Over the summer and part of the spring I made a slow transition to move to Incline. I was only nervous about making friends because I didn’t know if they would like me. The first time I met all of the girls in my grade was at the 6th grade orientation.I was still going to school in Truckee when I went to the orientation my school was having their 6th grade orientation as the Incline Middle School was having theirs. I never wanted to move when I first heard that we were going to then about a…

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    Donner Party Essay

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    Donner Party, the Forlorn Hope party being the best example, however the absence of physical proof of cannibalism suggests that it was only a part of the story of the Donner Party and not its defining aspect. The Donner Party became stranded in the Sierra Nevada when they decided to take a shortcut through the mountains. The deviation from their path proved disastrous to the 81 travelers in the Donner Party (Donner Party Cannibalism, 2014). The settlers were split into two camps due to the…

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    source of natural vegetation. The closest thing in Elk Grove to a natural forest- like area is the Elk Grove Regional Park, which is only one. The majority of the parks are obviously man made. To see an abundance of nature most people who live in Elk Grove have to travel: whether to Sacramento or a couple of hours away to see the trees, or the beach. Elk Grove is a suburban area but that doesn’t excuse the lack of nature. This lack of nature takes more of a toll on children than we realize: I…

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    Working with the Truckee Meadows Healthy Community (TMHC), Renown will support a collective impact planning process to build a cross-sector initiative focused on community health. This will include food security, housing, and the creation of new jobs with the intention of generating over $1 million for the community over the next three years. RH will also work with over a dozen local organizations to lead the Safe Kids Washoe County program which works to protect kids from unintentional…

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    country, progressing in many areas, but that cannot mask the flaws the United States has that relate with its education system. Americans owe over a trillion dollars in student loans, college professors are not getting paid as well as they should, and students all over the country are struggling to meet the financial needs of college – signs that the United States may need to reform these high costs and make it affordable. If you are rich or an athlete that has a full-ride scholarship, paying…

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    their 3 wagons, so they could increase the number of oxen pulling of the other wagons. Members also doubted if they had enough food. So they sent two men- Charles T. Stanton and William McCutcheon - to Sutter’s Ford to buy supplies for the wagon trains. The Donner Party now went in the direction of the Humboldt River. They arrived at the main trail from Fort Hall to Sutter’s Ford on the 30th September. Days passed, the Donner Party now had to pass 40 mile desert. The wagon trains got attacked…

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