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  • Elfie Huntington Bagley

    Huntington Bagley (fig. 1), a Springville, Utah native, produced a vast number of photographs between the years of 1892 and 1949. Elfie, while primarily working in Springville, Utah, traveled the entire state and the Mountain West making photographs. Her photography tells a story of life in Utah at the turn of the twentieth century. In her work, she shows a particular interest in photographing the lives of women. Her photographs of women and girls shed light on a female culture of exploration, adventure and sisterhood in Utah during a formative time in the state’s history. The Photographer and her Mentors Elfie Huntington Bagley’s life is an interesting one. It reflects the difficulties of…

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  • Bear Ears National Monument Proposal

    larger than the state of Delaware. The alternative Public Lands Initiative (PLI) suggested by Representatives J. Chaffetz and R. Bishop encompasses 4.6 million acres within the Bears Ears area (Bears Ears Coalition) (Chaffetz and Bishop). The difference between the two proposals is the difference of priorities. Utah is a very conservative state and the legislature supports limited federal involvement in public land management. The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition 's objective is to prevent…

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  • Elizabeth Smart Research Paper

    what had happened to the girls. After Mary Katherine identified Smart’s captor, police released Mitchell’s photo so the public could be on the lookout. Throughout many different obstacles, arguments, feeling of dying, and loss of hope, Smart was found on March 12, 2003, in a nearby suburb of Utah. If abducting a child and sexually assaulting her multiple times a day was not enough, Mitchell also transported Elizabeth over state lines, which caused the public and prosecution to scorn him and his…

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  • Ute Indian Nation

    took the now deceased Meekers Wife and Daughter Hostage. They then lunched a lighting raid on the Troops catching them off ground and killing or wounding over a quarter of their number, including their Commander. The Surviving Troops dug-in and sent for Reinforcements, which upon arrival quickly overcome the Utes, many of who fled and rescued the remaining original troopers. The Attacks made Head-lines across the Nation and in retribution, for what at the time was seen by many as a senseless…

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  • Unemployment In Preston County Essay

    Unemployment in Preston County is an ongoing problem. Everywhere you see, people are working less and less. West Virginia is at the top of the state unemployment and labor statistics list. It has many people asking questions. Is it that hard to obtain a job in Preston County? The worst thing about the whole situation is that West Virginian residents seem like they do not want to work. MarketWatch reported in March of 2015 that less than half adults (18 or older) in West Virginia have a job.…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Beauty Of Markgragunt Gravity Landslides

    The beauty of the southwest knows no bound. The unique landscape is home to some of the most awe-inspiring mountains, cliffs, and valleys that I have seen in my life. My research and my adventures has a broad range that has a very subtle overlap. I will do the best to my ability to show you what I learned in my time in Utah and in the library. I decided to go to the Markgragunt gravity slide. Without knowledge of the exact whereabouts of the location and limited resources I saw this as an…

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  • Treasure Island Research Paper

    We had to get a quick breakfast so we ate McDonald's and headed on our way. It was long and tiring, but we made it there around 6:00 pm. We checked out the sites and stayed at the Treasure Island which was 49$ a night. Day 4: We had a great time in Vegas because when we hit the slots and we won 2,000 dollars that night. Next place was off to Salt Lake City Utah which is 420 miles exactly. For lunch we stopped off at Subway which costed us about 10 bucks. We reached there at 4:00pm and visited…

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  • Elizabeth Smart My Story Analysis

    that she had loving parents who, no matter what would happen would always love her and take her back in with them. She knew that it would only take a few years and she could outlive them. She was even more thankful for everything she had back home that she had taken for granted. The thing she was the most grateful for was her family. When Elizabeth was finally free from her captors, she found even more things to be grateful for. She was thankful for the police officer who found her and…

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  • Polygamy Is Bad

    It wasn’t till 1890 when the Manifest happened and the LDS church gave up on living polygamy in order to become a state on January 4, 1896. However polygamy did not stop there. Polygamy was continued by some that lived around the border of Utah and Arizona, these people were part of the FLDS church founded by John Y. Barlow and Joseph White Musser in 1932. The FLDS church was created for those who refused to stop practicing polygamy, John Y. Barlow was the first to lead the FLDS church, Soon…

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  • Salt Lake City Research Paper

    Is Salt Lake City prepared for a Zombie Apocalypse? Probably not, no. Nobody could ever be completely prepared for an Apocalypse, let alone an entire city. Whether it be mentally or physically prepared. Not everybody is prepared for what we have to deal with now, let alone when they’re constantly being invaded by flesh eaters. What would definitely be needed is medical care, plenty of non infected food and drinks, safe shelters, weaponry, transportation, power, service, and good leadership. It…

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