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  • Yuma Territorial Prison

    A prison that was built by its own inmates was the Yuma Territorial Prison. I will be writing about the history of the Yuma Territorial Prison, I will be describing in detail what the prison looked like and what the prisoners did, the prison was built in Yuma, Arizona because Yuma is really hot and dry and there is nothing surrounding it, my limitations to further research are that i 've never seen the prison in person and i don 't know what the prisoners did on a daily bases except for what picture show. The prison was first opened on july 1, 1876 after it was authorized by Legislature in 1875. The prison was a very modern prison for its time it gave prisoners comforts that other prisoners did not have. There was a few escapes and a number…

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  • The Importance Of The Yuma Territorial Prison

    Why is the Yuma Territorial Prison so important? Many people don't know the prison or the historical events that took place at the prison which is now a museum. The prison helped with multiple things such as helping the great depression, it also helped put away many convicts. The prison was also known to be a state of the ark prison because of its rules and how the prison was cleaned. Also, what most people don't know about the prison is when it went out of business after 33 years, it was turned…

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  • Yima Project Case Study

    The developers of the Yuma project had to overcome several challenges before the project was built. Natural hazards and other difficulties made it hard to achieve the goal of building the Yuma project. The natural catastrophes that occurred at that time made detractors of the project criticise it even further. “Floods constituted a major hazard for the Yuma project.” They damaged the project several times, while it was built, being “fed by rapidly melting snow” in spring and early summer and…

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  • Yima Territorial Prison History

    The Yuma Territorial Prison has many particular traits that people who are interested in Yuma’s history should be informed about. The reason for this is because it has been around for many years, so there is a large amount of history involving it. Many events happened during the time that the prison was open, from 1875 to 1909, there were many changes made within the walls of the prison. The changes made were not just the appearance but also the rules and regulations. Throughout the years the…

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  • The Role Of Irrigation In Yuma

    Yuma & It’s Irrigation Intro Question One Describe in detail how irrigation changed Yuma/Southern Arizona? Irrigation in Yuma has evolved quite a lot, but before irrigation was evolving it was Yuma being evolved by irrigation. Before the help of irrigation, Yuma would often be flooded due to over rising waters that came from The Colorado. With the start of The Yuma Project, irrigation would be able to come into play. The Yuma Project would result with the construction of The Laguna Dam and…

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  • Analysis: The Biggest Project In Yuma

    The Biggest Project in Yuma. Irrigation is the process by which a water supply is brought to the land or crops to aid its growth, and to do so channels are usually used. The yuma project was designed to irrigate Yuma County Arizona And part of California and thus to exploit to the maximum the agricultural activities of the place using as main source of water the Colorado River. The project began in the year of 1903 and with the a series of geographic, environmental and logistical challenges…

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  • Tmpa Case Study

    about 433 people in August 2001; many of them were of Afghan origin. These persons had been trying to reach Australia in a wooden fishing boat but the boat started sinking about 140 kilometers off the coast of Christmas Island. Some of the people aboard the ship required urgent medical attention so the Tampa decided to proceed to the nearest port, which was Christmas Island and is a part of Australian territory. Tampa paused at the border of Australia’s territorial sea and requested permission…

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  • Coastal Refugees Essay

    2. TERRITORIAL WATERS Article 2(1) of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)48 provides that, “[t]he sovereignty of a coastal State ex-tends, beyond its land territorial and internal waters and, in the case of an archipelagic State, its archipelagic waters, to an adjacent belt of sea, described as the territorial sea”. This maritime zone extends up to 12 nautical miles (Article 3, UNCLOS). The only major exception to this sovereign power of the state is the right of…

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  • Essay On Juvenile Vs. Juvenile

    that may lead back to re-incarceration. In conclusion the Texas court system still strives to rehabilitate its youth. Many juveniles are given probation and second chances, but for adults a guilty verdict may mean death or lifetime imprisonment. The court system focuses more on the punishment for adult crimes. I see flaws in the system of dealing with the juveniles of Texas. We need to consider the repetitive criminal behavior of the youth and set stiffer laws and sentencing. Incarceration of…

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  • The Importance Of Capital Punishment In In Cold Blood By Truman Capote

    alter this belief of Andrews because one cannot be successfully transformed if one doesn’t want to be. His mild case of schizophrenia had affected him in such a way that he felt it was, “just as right to kill his mother as to kill an animal or a fly” (316), hence a mental defect leading to a non rehabilitatable moral deficiency. Therefore, sentencing Lowell Lee Andrews to capital punishment was both moral and justified because of his demonstrated inability to be rehabilitated. The focus…

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