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Sanfoin's Future in Wyoming - Sanfoin's Future in Wyoming Sainfoin, Onobrychis viciifolia is a perennial forage legume that is native to Mediterranean regions around the Black and Caspain Seas and north into Russia. Sainfoin leaves are oddly pinnate with 13-21 leaflets per leaf and produce an erect flower pink to rose in color. Sainfoin has been introduced into many other countries including Iran, Turkey, Greece, Yugoslavia, Italy, Bulgaria, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Soviet Union, Poland, Norway and the United Kingdom. It is known that sainfoin has been grown in Europe for the past 450 years....   [tags: Sanfoin Wyoming Farming Environment Essays]
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The Effects of Wyoming’s Aging Population - The Effects of Wyoming’s Aging Population With new medical technology and improved knowledge about health and wellness, American’s life expectancy is longer than ever, with a better expected quality of life as well. Wyoming is the fastest aging state in the country according to the Billing’s Gazette. In addition to an already aging state, Wyoming has been named by national publications as a top place of retirement due to its tax structure and climate. In an article from the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle, it is predicted that by the year 2020 Wyoming will have the highest percentage of residents over the age of 65....   [tags: Economics Age Economy Wyoming Essays ]
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History and Future of Wyoming’s Droughts - History and Future of Wyoming’s Droughts The Great Basin of North America and Wyoming specifically, is known for its arid and semi-arid environment, as well as prolonged and sometimes severe droughts. Drought is the prolonged and abnormal deficiency of moisture with the concomitant decline in runoff to a level significantly lower than usual (Guldin 1989). The history of droughts in Wyoming has been uncertain in the past, but recent studies of tree rings in the Big Horn Basin of Wyoming have given insight to droughts as far back as 1260A.D....   [tags: Wyoming Weather Drought Essays Papers]
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Wyoming Population Boom - Wyoming Population Boom The population of a state is a seemingly simple number but one that has many complex and interesting implications. It can affect the economic, social and environmental success either short term or long term. In July 2006, Wyoming’s total resident population reached a record level of 515,004. This number may seem small when looking at the population of an entire state in comparison to other states, but for Wyoming, it really is the record number in the history of this state....   [tags: Statistics Population State Wyoming Essays]
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The State of Wyoming and Energy Resources - ... Provide plenty of examples for both. Minerals constitute the basic components of the earth’s surface. Minerals are naturally occurring substances with a definite chemical composition and expressed with a specific chemical formula. The earth is made up of various types of rocks. Rock-forming minerals are present in the rocks that consist of an aggregate of one or more minerals (Reynolds, 2013). Ore-forming minerals form due to geological processes. Ore forming minerals can be treated by chemical processes like smelting to extract various metals....   [tags: curtailing pollution, environmental issues]
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Our Trip to Wyoming was Beautiful - ... That night I remember watching Close Encounters right by the mountain. Our cabin was right in front of devils tower and at the last part of the movie it was filmed right was we were staying. Then we wanted to make no stops from here to Yellowstone. Driving along by the mountain near Yellowstone they told us to go around but we did not want to waste 2 hours so we went up the mountain nice and slow. Since the mountain was so steep it burned our tires. When we reached Yellowstone we made my dad pull over and we stopped at Yellowstone Lake....   [tags: geysers, bison, mountains] 1077 words
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Impacts of Wyoming’s Agriculture on Economy - ... For instance, the following figures demonstrates the direct contribution of agriculture to economy in 2011 and 2012. “Farmers markets throughout Wyoming contributed over $1 million to the state’s economy in 2011, according to data recently compiled by the Wyoming Business Council Agribusiness Division.” (www.wyomingbusiness.org/news/article/farmers-markets-have-big-economic-impact-/6806) “Farmers markets throughout Wyoming contributed more than $2.2 million to the state’s economy in 2012, according to data recently compiled by the Wyoming Business Council Agribusiness Division.”(www.wyomingbusiness.org/news/article/wyo-farmers-markets-have-big-economic-/7480) There is another example to...   [tags: agriculture, product, service, growth] 1357 words
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Wyoming versus Houghton - Citation: Wyoming v Houghton/ The supreme court of Wyoming/ 526 U.S. 295, 119 S. Ct. 1297 Facts: A Wyoming police officer made a routine traffic stop in which David Young was the driver and Houghton and another companion were passengers. During the traffic stop officers observed a syringe inside Young’s front shirt pocket. When the officer questioned young he admitted to officers that the syringe was used to take drugs. Officer then searched the car and its compartments in which he found a purse belonging to Houghton as she admitted to it been hers....   [tags: warrantless searches under probable cause] 601 words
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Whiteout in Wyoming - Whiteout in Wyoming This article is a comical recollection of a young college student’s trip to Jackson Hole, Wyoming entitled “Whiteout in Wyoming”. He uses a journal entry structure and rhetorical appeals to enable his audience to clearly perceive his perception that Wyoming is white. Through his whole vacation there is snow everywhere, and he only encounters one minority, who I kind of got the feeling that the author didn’t consider him a “real” minority, or a minor enough minority. It is written by a student from the University of California at Berkeley named Kevin Deenihan, who recently took a vacation to his home in Jackson Hole with his family....   [tags: Rhetorical Analysis Kevin Deenihan Essays]
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Water Sources and Uses in Wyoming - Water Sources and Uses in Wyoming With today’s drought situations, it is more important than ever to be aware of the water sources in Wyoming as well as the various uses of the water and the amount of usable water that is available compared to the amount that must be used. This paper will not only inform about those uses and numbers, but also the highly debated HB 19 bill and the four major river basins in the western part of the country that supply Wyoming with it’s water. We will be talking about where and how Wyoming gets most of its surface water every year....   [tags: Ecology Environment Essays Papers]
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Wyoming - Wyoming Wyoming is the ninth largest state. It measures 97,914 square miles. It was admitted to the union on July 10, 1890. It is the 44th state. The capital is Cheyenne. The highest point is at Gannett Peak which is at 13,804 feet above sea level. The lowest point is at Belle Fourche River. It measures at 3,100 feet above sea level. The average rainfall is 14.5 inches. The population according to the 1990 cencus is 453,588. Wyoming is also know as Big Wyoming, the Equalty State, and the Cowboy State....   [tags: Free Essays] 400 words
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Wyoming-Colorado Border Wars - Wyoming-Colorado Border Wars Deep in the heart of the American West lie two of the largest, most rugged, beautiful states in the nation, both of which have long been engaged in a heated rivalry. North and South from one another, Wyoming and Colorado have been at a border war since before either even gained statehood. With 97,195 square miles, Wyoming is the 10th largest of all 50 states. While the state is vast in land, it is scarce in population. As of 2005, a mere 509,294 residents inhabit “The Cowboy State” making it the least populated state in the nation (Wyoming facts, demography)....   [tags: USA Geography History Essays Papers]
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Dogs, Ferrets, and Toads in the Wyoming Plains - Dogs, Ferrets, and Toads in the Wyoming Plains This report is about three species that inhabit the Wyoming plains. One of these species is the black tailed prairie dog which inhabits nearly all of the U.S. and was at one time considered to be endangered. The second is the black footed ferret which was thought to be extinct until a small colony of these little predators was discovered on a ranch near Meeteetse Wyoming. The third and final animal mentioned in this report is the Wyoming toad. These toads are becoming increasingly scarce in the wild....   [tags: Species Animals Environment Essays Papers]
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Grand Teton National Park - Grand Teton National Park is a United States National Park in northwestern Wyoming. It is approximately eight hundred and fifteen miles, or a thirteen hour and ten minute drive, from Boise City, Oklahoma. Grand Teton offers a multitude of attractions, some of which are located in a quaint town only five minutes from the national park. With its ski slopes and hot springs in the winter, and its scenic hiking trails through the pristine and natural beauty of the mountains, there is something for every member of the family year round....   [tags: Wyoming parks]
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The Need for Theatre in Wyoming to Find Outside Funding - The Need for Theatre in Wyoming to Find Outside Funding There you are sitting in a theatre watching a play. You say to yourself, this play could be so much better if they would do that different. Of course the designers could do things differently, they might have even considered the same things that you have, the only thing wrong with that is that type of stuff takes money. What most people don't realize is that the theatres in Wyoming are very under funded. Theatres in Wyoming are not able to support themselves alone they need outside funding....   [tags: Papers] 1102 words
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Collective Action Successes of the Black14 - While the country as a whole was fighting the way though many civil rights issues concerning African Americans, each state had citizens that were going through their own struggles that led to protests. At the University of Wyoming, 14 African American football players, later known as the Black 14, wanted to protest their football game against Brigham Young University, due to the university’s association with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). The LDS church had rules against allowing African American citizens from being part of the priesthood....   [tags: african-americans, university of wyoming]
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Yellowstone National Park - ... During the 1850's to 1870, the miners of Yellowstone helped to publicize the region with not much more credibility than their trapper ancestors. In 1863, Walter and his party set out to scout through the Yellowstone to find gold. Even though the party was equipped with prospector tools and no survey equipment, his party made many new discoveries including Shoshone and Lewis Lake he also published the first map of the Yellowstone area. By 1870, gold fever was gone and the great Yellowstone expeditions began....   [tags: tourism, services, wyoming] 948 words
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Johnson County Stock War: Big Business versus Small Ranchers - Johnson County Stock War: Big Business versus Small Ranchers On March 10, 1892 the Billings Gazette reported, “The opening of spring may be more red than green for the horse thieves and cattle thieves of Johnson County” (Brash, 143). The writer of the article could little have known how truthful their premonition would prove to be. The late 1800’s were turbulent times in the West. Large tracts of publicly held range ground would be at the center of Wyoming’s very own civil war. Gil Bollinger, author and western researcher, reports that by the 1870’s and 1880’s fencing of land to enclose both crops and water sources was common (Bollinger, 81)....   [tags: Wyoming Agriculture Farming History Essays]
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The Channel on Lake Winona - The Channel on Lake Winona There is a small town called Boulder that is located in the backcountry of Wyoming. This spot is one of my family’s favorite vacation sites. My grandparents have built a log cabin back there and we visit it every summer. Along with visiting my grandparents, we spend a week backpacking in the mountains of the Wind River Range. Back in this area there are tons of lakes to camp by and fish. However, in order to reach the first lake you have to hike an enormous seven miles, but we take the easy way out, we horseback ride in....   [tags: Lakes Personal Narratives Wyoming Essays] 1164 words
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Jacques La Ramee - Jacques La Ramee Throughout Wyoming many landmarks are named after an early French—Canadian trapper. These landmarks include the Laramie River, the Laramie Peak , the Laramie Plains, Laramie County , Fort Laramie , the town of Fort Laramie , and the city of Laramie . Jacques LaRamee (Laramée, Laramé, Laramie , De la Ramie, de la Rame, or La Ramee it is spelled different by almost all the listed sources) was a mysterious man with obvious influence (Chittenden, 1935; Coutant, 1899; Fetter, 1982; McDermott, 1968; Pitcher, 2000)....   [tags: Biography History Ramee Wyoming Essays Papers]
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Basic Principles of Curriculum and Instruction by Ralph Tyler - In his book Basic Principles of Curriculum and Instruction, Ralph Tyler outlines four critical components of curriculum that may serve as a guide to the creation of curriculum as well as a tool for the analysis and interpretation of curriculum. The four basic components consist of educational purposes (or objectives), educational experiences (or learning activities), organization, and evaluation (Tyler, 1949, p. 1). While Tyler does speak to each of these four components, nearly half of the book is devoted to the section on objectives....   [tags: Book Review Tyler, education, Wyoming]
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Outdoor Education Program and Research Proposal Part 1 - Introduction and Overview Description of the program The proposed program is a major in Outdoor Education (OE) to be housed in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY. Outdoor Education is a broad and diverse field but in its most simplistic terms is a form of education that occurs outdoors. The field has strong ties to adventure, experiential, place-based, and environmental education. The OE field supports thousands of seasonal and permanent jobs nationally and statewide, with institutions like the National Outdoor Leadership School, the Teton Science School, and numerous summer camps....   [tags: grant assignments]
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The Reintroduction of the Gray Wolf to Yellowstone - The Reintroduction of the Gray Wolf to Yellowstone Gauss’ Law states that no two organisms can occupy the same ecological niche without excluding the other, but what happens when man gets involved with nature and tries to introduce a species where it doesn’t belong which in turn provides a second organism to fill the same niche as the first. The results of human intervention have often been disastrous for the organism that we’re supposedly helping. Humans often times do not understand the complexity of the implications that are caused directly through our intervention....   [tags: Environment Wolves Species Essays Papers]
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Biography of Nellie Tayloe Ross - Biography of Nellie Tayloe Ross Nellie Tayloe was a woman of remarkable skills, responsibility and endurance. Before she became the first woman governor of the United States, Nellie was a kindergarten teacher and a presenter of informative papers at her local women’s group. She also helped her husband with his law practice as well as his governorship. Nellie was born in Missouri in 1876. “She was the sixth child and the first daughter of James and ‘Lizzie’ Tayloe” (Scheer, 2). Nellie was very private about her childhood and little is known about the family from which she came....   [tags: Bio Biograhies Nellie Ross Essays Papers]
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Roosevelt and Jeffrey: Tales From Americana - It’s a story they tell the Great Plains, where Wyoming joins Montana and Idaho. Certainly, old Franklin Delano Roosevelt is dead. Yet, he is still out there somewhere, and his presence can be felt every single time there is a wind. I can remember, whenever a buffalo approached FDR’s grave, the ground started to shake. It shook so hard that one of the sturdiest buildings fell because of all the shaking. Obviously, Roosevelt was the powerful man in town. His policies manipulated everything like never before....   [tags: Historical Fiction] 1237 words
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Humans and Animal Extinction - Over a century ago, humans fought animals for dominance of the landscape and we regrettably won, now they’re in need of our protection. The Government and Organizations have come to the rescue of wildlife species all across the U.S. Their main goal is to protect wildlife species from over harvesting and also their loss of habitat due to industrial and residential development. The beauty and curiosity of wildlife captivates all of us for different reasons. For certain species, they are the link to our existence Animals are not being hunted into extinction because the government is protecting certain wildlife areas and are controlling the animal populations within those certain areas....   [tags: Human History, Dominance, Landscape, Animals]
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An Opponent of Electoral College - As an opponent of the Electoral College, my argument is grounded upon these four issues: the ability an elector has to vote for someone other the candidate he/she has pledged to vote for, the possibility of electing a minority president, its failure to represent the popular will of the people, and the negative effects it may have on voter turnout. One little known fact about presidential politics is the ability of so-called “faithless voters” to change the outcome of an election. These political spoilers do not have to remain faithful to the constituents they represent....   [tags: vote, candidate, minority, popular, negative] 540 words
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The Warrior Dome Pool in the City of Worland - 1993, this was the very first year that the Worland High School Swimming and Diving Men’s program won state as a team. It all started when the pool was first built in the late 1970’s. This is where most of the young children learned how to swim and or became competitive swimmers in middle and high school. Creating basic building blocks for essential survival skill, this was a key essential for most children; from learning butterfly, breaststroke, backstroke, freestyle, elementary backstroke, side stroke to our floats....   [tags: Olympic swimmers history] 833 words
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An Overview of JC Penney Corporation Inc. - The owner's method of financing the start of the company J.C. Penney Corporation, Inc., an American Retail Company, was created in 1902 by James Cash Penney. Currently, the company is involved in marketing clothing, home-based fixtures, jewelry, cosmetics, and cookware. Originally, incorporated as the J.C. Penney Stores Company from 1913 to 1924, and its present name, J.C. Penney Co., was reincorporated present in 1968. In the early 21st century, the company operated roughly 1,000 stores in the United States and Puerto Rico....   [tags: james penney, retail company, jc penney]
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Hate Crime: The Case of Matthew Shepard - ... "McKinney asked ‘Can you read my license plate?’ Matthew Shepard said, ‘Yes I can read your license’ and read it. " This further enraged McKinney who struck him three more times over the head as hard as he could, knocking him unconscious. ‘He read it back to me and I hit him again’, McKinney said in his taped confession to the police.” (Robert, 2014) McKinney and Henderson tied Shepard to a fence, robbed him, beat him some more and then left him to die. He was found by a bicyclist on October 7th 1998 and ran to the nearest house to call the police....   [tags: The Laramie Project, equality, differences] 1528 words
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Unfairness in the Electoral College - If you think on the Election Day, you just voted for US president, than you are mistaken, just like millions of Americans who hope their votes would pick next president. When voting for President, we actually vote for state electors who hold Electoral votes. Electoral votes are the votes that decide victory of candidate in election. This Electoral College System has limited democracy to people in major three ways. Electoral college holds an ability to alter result of Election over popular votes, discriminates candidates to campaign in certain states not others, and creates high voter turnouts....   [tags: Electoral College, USA, ] 798 words
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The Depositional Environment, Petrology, Mineralogy, Structure, Exploration and Processing of Oil in the Greater Green River Basin - ... In the case of the Green River Formation high gamma radiation values indicated that clastic mudstone facies were present in depths ranging from 244-250 meters. Lower gamma values show that calcareous mudstone facies at depths between 215-235 meters. This information was used to correlate calcareous versus clastic mudstones throughout the basin. The distinction between calcareous and clastic mudstones in the basin has had two different but similar depositional scenarios proposed. One scenario suggests that the clastic mudstones, which were indicated by higher gamma levels, were deposited as the result of a lowering in water levels in basin allowing for more potassium feldspar sediments to...   [tags: applications, economics, oil shale]
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Who had it Better off; Nannie or Elinore - After reading “A Bride Goes West”, which I really enjoyed, and watching Heartland, I came to realize that the two are very similar. Peaceful yet precarious landscape of the Northwest (particularly Wyoming and Montana) reveals itself in both stories as beautiful and inspiring, yet the fierceness and longevity of the winters, leave the homesteaders vulnerable to its wrath. Homesteading is not for the faint of heart. A team is needed in order to survive the twists and turns of nature and the economy....   [tags: Character Analysis ]
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Worland High School:The New Surface of the Sun - In these past couple of days, Mother Nature has unleashed her full fiery upon us in the form of plummeting temperatures. These temperatures ranging from a high of about three degrees to a low at some points of negative twenty-five below zero. Some say that Hell itself has frozen over here in Wyoming, and others say Jack Frost would even shiver in these temperatures. However, even with these horrific temperatures we all can find safety and warmth wrapped up in a blanket with some hot chocolate with the heater turned on to its maximum setting....   [tags: warm, cell phone, bullying] 730 words
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The Electoral College Should Be Abolished - The Founders built certain protections for individual rights into this country's founding documents. The United States Constitution was one such document. In particular, such protections guard Americans who hold minority viewpoints from those who side with the majority. For example, the First Amendment protects the right of free speech to ensure that people who hold unpopular views have just as much freedom to express those views as do people who tend to agree with the majority. The United States Constitution, therefore, was intended to protect the individual rights of Americans from a tyrannical government and majority....   [tags: US Politics]
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Annie Proulx's Life and Accomplishments - Annie Proulx, Edna Annie Proulx in full,was born August of 1935 in Norwich, Connecticut. Growing up, she was the oldest of five sisters. Her dad was vice president of a textile company. She moved around often as a child and attended to Colby College in Maine, where she met her first husband. Proulx left school, and began working various jobs. She then went on to the University of Vermont in 1963, and then George Williams University located in Montreal in 1973. In the early seventies, Proulx began writing articles in magazines such as Esquire and Country Journal....   [tags: Biography]
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UND Nursing Program Entry Essay - The American poet Ralph Waldo Emerson has quoted, “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” I cannot but more than concur with these words. For 18 years in the healthcare field, I have striven to live by this maxim while trying to help the ones in need and suffering. The very reason that I have chosen to enroll for a Masters course in Nursing is that, apart from pursuing a professional career of my liking, I could also achieve my personal objective of serving the rural residents of Wyoming....   [tags: Healthcare, ICU] 579 words
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The Old West: Range Wars - ... This is partially true. Lawrence Murphy owned a dry goods monopoly, and he was a very greedy man. The one thing the film doesn’t portray correctly is John Chisum’s involvement. While Chisum did help Tunstall, he did not lead the fight against Murphy. In Young Guns, the feud is portrayed as being between Tunstall and Murphy, with very little involvement from Chisum. The story focuses on the young gunslingers Tunstall has hired to protect his ranch from Murphy, namely Billy the Kid. The movie portrays Billy as a young man who was in the wrong place at the wrong time and had to fight his way out of it....   [tags: cattle ranchers and sheep herders] 1145 words
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The Virginian by Owen Wister - ... Molly has trouble adjusting to the way that they carry out justice in the west but eventually decides that she will adapt to this new society in order to marry the Virginian and be at peace. Molly finds it especially hard that the Virginian has to oversee a lynching of his friend who committed a crime. At one point she tells the Virginian that he must choose between her and killing Trampas. The Virginian chooses killing Trampas but Molly marries him deciding that she loves him enough to adjust to this new way of life....   [tags: book report] 531 words
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Get the Vote Right - When the Founding Fathers created the United States, they deliberately established it as a republic to eliminate the chaos of a strict democracy. It would allow for an organized debate of the issues since relatively few would speak for hundreds of thousands and pass laws in their name. As long as representatives remain loyal to their constituents, the republic works well. However, it begins to fall apart when self service takes precedence over public service. This is exactly what has happened to the American political system; politicians accept money to fund their next campaign in exchange for political favors, all at the expense of those they were elected to serve....   [tags: U.S. Politics ]
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Hydraulic Fracturing Research Paper - Around the world, countries are dependent on oil and more often than not, foreign oil. The U.S. is at a time where they believe buying foreign oil supports terrorism and hurts our economy. Shale formations deep underground that spread all over the U.S. have been found to contain natural gas. This includes the Marcellus Shale formation and the Utica Shale formation, which can be found all throughout New York State and down the East Coast (Hydro-Fracking pg.1). To get at this abundance of gas underground, hydraulic fracturing was invented, but this new method of gas extraction safe for the environment and for the people around it....   [tags: Fracking Research Paper]
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Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) - Introduction to CWD; Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a fatal neuro-degenerative, transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE) of the family Cervidae (Hamir, et.al., 2006). The family Cervidae includes mule deer, Odocolileus hemionus, white-tailed deer, Odocolileus virginianus, Rocky Mountain elk, Cervus elaphus nelsoni, and moose, Alces alces shirasi, among others (Sigurdon & Aguzzi, 2007). CWD is a prion disease, meaning it is a protein caused infection, that occurs naturally in the deer family (Song & Lawson, 2009)....   [tags: Medical Research, Medicine] 1090 words
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The Women's Rights Movement - Every citizen of the United State was grant the right to vote since their birth in the United State or when they passed their citizenship test. However while women today take their citizenship for granted, a century ago women actually fought for their rights to vote. In the nineteenth century, only white men were allow to vote, and if any women were to vote, she automatically breaks a law and would be arrested. Despite these challenges and obstacles the women faced, women ultimately gain their rights through The Woman’s Right Movement or The Woman Suffrage Movement by using several different methods to persuade the public’s opinion and the U.S Congress to agree with them....   [tags: suffrage, nineteenth ammendment to Constitution] 788 words
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Our Perception of Crime - ... Pasley, and Kristen L. Price. According to a CNN news article, authorities alleged that the attack on Shepard was motivated mainly by robbery, but that Shepard had been singled out because of his homosexuality. McKinney and Henderson were charged with the murder of Shepard, while Pasley and Price were charged as accessories after the fact. Henderson pled guilty to First-Degree Murder and Kidnapping, and avoided the death penalty by testifying against McKinney. After a jury trial, McKinney was convicted of Felony Murder, Aggravated Robbery, and Kidnapping....   [tags: the case of Matthew Sheppard] 1926 words
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A Comparison of Vacations - A Comparison of Vacations Summer and vacations are synonymous, especially with my family. Does Chevy Chase and summer vacation ring a bell. With a family of six, anything is possible. There are two types of excursions that we take every year. I refer to one as my family vacation and the other as my family trip. My family vacation to the beach is an annual event, but my family trip destination is always different. This past summer my family and I went to Wyoming. Both experiences were the highlights of my summer but for very different reasons....   [tags: Compare Contrast Comparing] 1130 words
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The Yellowstone Wolf Controversy - One of the biggest reasons for the reintroduction of wolves back into Yellowstone was that they had originally roamed from Yellowstone all the way down to Mexico. While a lot of people were in favor of the reintroduction of the wolves, there were many who were against it. The main people who were against the reintroduction of the wolves back into the park were the ranchers who made a living in the areas surrounding the park. During 70 years of absence from the Rockies, the Grey Wolf had been protected under the Endangered Species Act that was passed in 1973....   [tags: Nature Animals Ecology Essays Papers]
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Pristine Contentment - Gretel Ehrlich describes her move to Wyoming as awakening from a nap, satisfied in her new home she becomes absorbed in its tranquility and indifference. She is reborn, starts anew and creates a new life for herself. Ehrlich even cut her hair and buys new clothes to create a "new" and different person. To read and understand this essay means looking deeper into the author's story of rebirth, and how the big Wyoming skies were healing and put things into perspective for her. Thus, improving her quality of life without any fillers or distractions....   [tags: World Literature] 591 words
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A Rawlsian Approach - Three Constitutional questions have come before the Court on writ of certiorari. I will briefly summarize the arguments put forth in the appellate courts. I then present my analysis of these contentions and offer my humble opinion on how the Court ought to proceed. The petitioner in the first case has brought a suit alleging two Constitutional violations. First he claims that his right to freely exercise religion has been abridged, and secondly that his freedom from government establishment of religion is being infringed upon....   [tags: Law]
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