Upstate New York

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  • Minnewaska State Park Hiking Report

    Hike While on military terminal leave in the summer of 2014, I was having a conversation with my cousin’s husband about hiking. I mentioned to him how we should take his 9 year old son hiking. A few days later he had the hiking trip all planned out with a map of the actual state park in NY. One of his coworkers that goes camping with his sons suggested Minnewaska State Park in upstate NY. I was excited to go hiking with them. Because while serving in the US Army I had trained in the woods but it was all about work; this time to me it was about enjoying nature and everything it has to offer. The actual day of the hiking trip, we met up before 07:00 A.M. everything was planned just right for the trip. While driving to Minnewaska State Park, I would look out the window of the car and appreciate how peaceful everything was. When we were arriving to the town right outside the state park we decided to get some breakfast at a local. When we drove up to the diner, I saw…

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  • Love Canal Tragedy

    In 1978, Love Canal near Niagara Falls in upstate New York was seen as a beautiful river, which wind around the hundreds of houses and schools. The clam was shattered. A child’s mother suddenly found her son appeared asthma, pneumonia, urethral abnormality and…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Fracking

    people’s minds, the term “Fracking” only applies to the controversial extraction process and the environmental impact surrounding that process. Hydraulic Fracturing or “Fracking” for short is a process where chemicals and water are injected into wells to breakup rock formations that have gas or oil trapped in the rock itself. This process is specifically used for developing and extracting oil and natural gas from shale. While most people have heard the term “Fracking”, very few understand or…

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  • Physical Environment And Human Interactions Analysis

    There is a relationship between physical environment and human interactions. I live upstate New York and travel three day during the week to New York City. At the beginning when I start to travel I find a big difference between the two cities. The upstate New York is more quiet and people are more friendly. In New York City people don’t take time to see what is around them, even though they have everything. First, I live in a small city that everybody knows each others. I have 5 years working…

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  • Personal Narrative: Amityville Of Horror

    music in the background was playing had me intrigued and kept me staying for more. It was an eerie, spooky, dark melody. One that just pierces my ears at the second my ears make contact with the sound. A song where I know something is going to happen at any given moment so I can’t look away. That’s what it was like. The film starts off showing an absolutely beautiful almost Victorian home. Two quarter moon windows that peaked out like eyes and two more windows right below each. There white…

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  • Globalization Of Kodak

    in 2013 but as an entirely different organization. Since emerging from bankruptcy, the company has mostly served niche film markets (Hardy, 2015). Kodak reappeared on the public markets in September 2013, though the bulk of the company is still owned by private equity and investment firms. Kodak is now a commercial imaging company serving business markets like packaging and graphics (Kodak, Smaller and Redirected, 2013). Gone are the days of cameras and film that made it such a famous and…

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  • Summary Of The Lesson By Toni Cade Bambara

    In the short story of “The Lesson” (1972) written by, Toni Cade Bambara a writer, teacher, editor, social activist, community organizer, and "product of the nineteen-sixties spirit" was born in 1939 and died of colon cancer in 1995” (Casmier). Bambara herself would have learned growing up during the 1940s and 1950s in New York City 's Harlem and Bedford-Stuyvesant communities. (Heller)Sylvia gives a sassy narration from a twelve year old on a learning experience that Miss Moore took a few kids…

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  • The Importance Of The Algonquian Tribe In The Eastern Great Lakes Region

    Bohaker argues that these natural liking allies came together as a distinct identity on the core of their relationships with the French. The two shared certain things in common for example, author provides an important common bond “...they were all enemies of the Iroquois Confederacy”(Bohaker,pg.29), continuous attacks led to the native tribes having to be forced out of their homes and turned into refugees, the author provides evidence using a book called The Middle Ground by Richard White.…

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  • Amenities And Open Spaces: The City Of Utica

    1. Area: The community in which I live is an urban setting located in Central New York. The City of Utica is located in Oneida County. 2. Demographics: With an estimated 61,332 people in the City of Utica according to the U.S Census Bureau, the city has seen a decrease in residency since the formal census conducted in 2010 (Census Bureau). Even with the estimated decrease in population, the city is home to a multitude of races and ethnicities immigrating to the U.S from various countries…

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  • Brief Summary Of 12 Years A Slave

    First, they stop in New Orleans where they receive official papers stating that Solomon is a free man. Then they travel to Washington, D.C. to bring some justice to the case of Burch. While there is evidence against Burch for kidnapping and selling Solomon into slavery, Burch is let off free. The main reasoning is that because Burch is white and he can testify while Solomon cannot take the stand. In the end, no justice is served. He reaches New York to reunite with wife, daughter, and grandson…

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