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    with saguaros and snakes. This image is very different to the reality of Tucson. One of the most notable things about Tucson is how it has lived under four different governments. Originally, it served under the Spanish government, but it became a part of Mexico, when Mexico declared its independence from Spain. Then during the Gadsden purchase, it was sold to the United States but was considered a territory of the Confederate States, then when Arizona became a state it was once again under United States rule (). Tucson is an area that has a deep and rich history. However, Tucson owes this history to its geography. This geography is a part of Tucson’s past, its present, and will lead to its future. The first settlers to Tucson were the Hohokam. While these people seem to have vanished into thin air, there is evidence for their existence through agricultural settlements next to the Santa Cruz river (). These people thrived for about one thousand two hundred years and then all trace of them seems to have disappeared. Their descendants then continued to live on the land. This led to Spanish explorers to visit the area and…

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    Bottle Tree Ranch

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    near Mariposa Grove in Yosemite. The Tunnel Log is a hole cut into a large sequoia tree, which lies horizontally across the roadway. The tunnel was created in 1937 after the tree fell over Crescent Meadow Road. Rather than cut the tree apart, Sequoia National Park decided to create a tourist attraction and cut a hole through the tree. The hole is eight feet high and 17 feet wide, so most vehicles can pass through it. 9.Casa Grande Ruins The Casa Grande (Great House) Ruins, located near…

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    Pima County Environment

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    1. Pima County environment and geography Pima County is one of the oldest inhabited regions in the United States and includes South Tucson, the Tohono O’odham nation, Marana, Tucson, Oro Valley, Green Valley, Sahuarita, Ajo, and Sells. Gold and silver initiated the drive of development in the area in the mid 18th century which left the county growing rapidly ever since. In 1864, Pima County was created, taking over nearly 9,200 square miles. The San Xavier Reservation, Saguaro National Park,…

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    Exhibit Review 1 Introduction The air is cold and damp, one can hardly discern the forms of men in the dimly lit shaft, the silence is almost deafening, yet the silence speaks of hard labor, sweat, dirt, and fear. This is a sampling of what visitors might experience at the Arizona Historical Society’s (AHS) Arizona History Museum’s Arizona Mining Hall exhibit in Tucson, Arizona, adjacent to the University of Arizona campus. According to the AHS website, the society was “established by an Act…

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    Tucson Persuasive Speech

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    448 Thanks for being a frequent visitor to tucson.com. You have now viewed of your FREE premium pages this 30-day period. After you have viewed FREE pages, we will ask you to purchase a subscription.Thank you for reading and relying on tucson.com for your news and information. You have now viewed your 30-day allowance of FREE pages. Want to read more?Proposed legislation would restore cuts, but eliminate students who have graduated from high school.åÊThe goal was to save $6.2 million. The actual…

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    High Tide In Tucson

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    From hermit crabs to Hawaiian Islands, Barbara Kingsolver’s collection of essays, High Tide in Tucson: Essays from Now or Never is a read to remember. Though it is a collection of different essays spanning multiple different themes, an important one spans the entirety: Humans come from nature, and nature is chaotic in and of itself; people cannot expect life to be as calm and controlled as they would like. She uses many different examples throughout the book to help prove this point. Not only…

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    Thesis: In Tucson there are large cases of vandalism each each year and graffiti is a huge problem in Tucson. In this essay we will talk about how graffiti is affecting Tucson’s community and environment. Also look at possible solutions to diminish this issue. Explanation: Every year a total of 1,607 cases of vandalism happens each year and residents want to know why? In the last three years The Taking Action Against Graffiti (TAAG) abated a total of 1.3 million square feet of graffiti.…

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    is used in Tucson textile “Marketing is defined as the activity, set of institution and processes for creating, communicating, delivering and exchanging offerings that have value for customers and society at large” (Termpaperwarehouse.com) First you should analyze the market by doing researches of the consumer needs and wants and define the market of Tucson textile Needs are the basic requirements of human and the state of felt deprivation including social, physical and individual needs. E.g.…

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    In Obama’s “Tucson Memorial Address,” he addresses the tragedy of the shooting that occurred in Casas Adobes, Arizona, resulting in the death of six people. When he addresses the tragedy, he expresses that the violence that continues to occur is destroying the image that Americans have built for this country. Barack Obama uses the rhetorical techniques of pathos, anecdotes, and kairos to further emphasize his argument about the consistent rise of violence in the United States, relating to his…

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    It was summer in Tucson Arizona and my stupid little sister was bothering my older brother and my mom was cooking breakfast and my dad was outside talking to the next door neighbour about something as for me I was going to spend time with my best friend kat and we were going treasure hunting on kat granddad's land kat granddad was a old funny kinda man he let us dig up so many holes on his farm in till we were too tired to dig anymore but that was last year but this time we have to sneak…

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