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Gold Strike, Relating To Cry,

- “Gold mining union plans one-day Free State strike” An article dated March 17, 2000 NUM, or South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers, is organizing a one-day strike at Free State gold mines. They are protesting the poverty and job losses from the mines. NUM is the country’s biggest mining union with 50,000 members, and on March 22 the strike would affect five gold companies; AngloGold Ltd., Gold Fields Ltd., Harmony Gold Co., Avgold and African Rainbow Minerals. NUM spokesman Ikaneng Matlala didn’t say, however, how many members of the union would participate on the strike, but did say “All the gold mines in the Free State gold fields are going to embark on a strike.” The prote...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Review of Rush Hour 2

- Review of Rush Hour 2 The author Jay Carr wrote a review on Rush Hour 2. He thought that this movie had a weak plot. There wasn't much point to the movie. A plus side to Rush Hour 2 was that it was action-filled, and was very thrilling to watch. Carr thought this movie to be the best of the sequels of the 2001 summer. Carr wrote in his review that Chan and Tucker were unknown in how they worked together, and that nobody knew what they were capable of before the release of Rush Hour. Now people know what they have together, and they are able to rely upon each other, and are more comfortable with each other's work....   [tags: Free Essays]

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College Admissions Essay: Bringing Home the Gold

- Bringing Home the Gold My family owned and operated a jewelry business for 8 years, since I was 10 years old. I grew up with this store, among the earrings and ornaments, always surrounded by things made from a unique substance called gold. Gold is a well-known element, atomic number 79; of course, everyone knows of its international monetary value. However, gold also has a deeply personal resonance; and upon closer examination, this material provides an emblematic picture of my past, my future, and what I offer Harvard University....   [tags: College Admissions Essays]

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Chinese Immigration to Australia During the Gold Rush

- Chinese Immigration to Australia During the Gold Rush Following the success of the American Gold rush, the Australian Gold rush attracted many migrants from all over the globe. The Chinese prospectors were perhaps the most controversial and the most interesting nationality to come to the goldfields Assistance given on arrival There was more or less no assistance of any kind given to the Chinese migrants, as immigration was rather a haphazard affair in the 19th century (especially to an isolated young country like Australia) and the level of racism encountered by Chinese prospectors on arrival made goldmining and making a living in Australia even harder....   [tags: australian history, ]

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The Gold Card

- " I always told you kids don’t buy it unless ya got the money." "Hey let’s go grab a bite to eat." "Yeah. that sounds good. I heard there is a new restaurant down on Grand that’s suppose to be good." "Okay", said my friend Shannon. We arrived at the restaurant and sat down. The waiter brought our menus. "I’m gonna get the broiled salmon in creamy herb sauce" "I’m gonna have the vegi ravioli" Shannon said. "MMMM that sounds good." I replied. The server brought our food and we enjoyed catching up with each other....   [tags: Dialog Essays]

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Gold

- Gold Gold was discovered around 3000 BC to 1200 BC. Gold probably was found on the ground and used by prehistoric man as a tool. Highly sophisticated gold art objects and jewelry discovered by archaeologists in the Royal Tombs at Ur, in what is now Southern Iraq, date back to around 3000 BC. Similarly, goldsmiths of the Chavin civilization in Peru were making ornaments by hammering and embossing gold by 1200 BC. Where and abundance in nature: Since gold is both durable and carefully guarded, most of the gold that has been taken from the Earth still exists....   [tags: science]

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the gold fields of Victoria

- Victoria was a part of the colony of New South Wales up to the early 1850's, when it became an independent colony in its own right. All burgeoning States have growing pains and Victoria was no exception. Rich in agricultural lands early settlers took out sheep runs granted by the government over large tracts of land, where both sheep and some cattle were grazed. Van Diemen's Land to the south, now the State of Tasmania had large penal settlements and the government bureaucracy was both well established and manned....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Ghana: The Gold Coast of Africa

- Ghana: The Gold Coast of Africa The Gold Coast, now known as Ghana, is one of many civilizations of Africa. It was a British Colony until March 6, 1957, when it became independent as the State of Ghana. In 1471, the Portuguese invaded this area and became involved in gold trade, giving the region the name, The Gold Coast. They built forts to protect their monopoly of gold trade from merchants representing other nations. In 1642, the Dutch West India Company captured all Portuguese strong posts and they devoted their interests in slave trading rather than gold trading....   [tags: Geography]

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Ella Fitzgerald - The Gold Collection

- Ella Fitzgerald - The Gold Collection The overall illusion of Ella Fitzgerald’s The Gold Collection album is a reflection of the trials and tribulations of love. The collection consists of many tracks that have passionate lyrical value, that the words instantly relate to those moments in life when you are struggling with devotion for a significant other. The album is arranged in a precise manner, where those melancholy and heartrending songs are preceded by upbeat, catchy tunes, that even with the gloomy lyrics, make you want to return to your childhood, where everything was simple and uncomplicated....   [tags: Music]

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Gold Rush

- In the Early 1840’s a wealthy man by the name of John Sutter headed West to a place very few people had ever seen or heard of, called California. His plans were to start his own private empire. He was well on his way building his kingdom, until January 24th 1848 when one of his workers James Marshall caught something glittering in the riverbed on the American River. Marshall reached down and grabbed the shiny pea sized rock and after taking one look at it he was certain it was gold. He tried to forget about it and go back to work, but kept stumbling into more gold....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Gold Nano Particles

- ... However, it needs to be avoidable the use of chemical reagents in the AuNPs which are ecologically injurious and toxic (19-20).Hence, non ecofriendly nature of the chemical methods has the inherent drawbacks. The replacement of non-ecofriendly synthesis methods with clean, nontoxic and globally acceptable green chemistry methods (21) are the present day need in synthesizing AuNPs. Several biological systems such as bacteria, fungi and plants can actively reduce metal ions and form eco-friendly nano particles (22-24)....   [tags: drugs and dna delivery systems]

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The Rush of Inventions During the 1800's

- Rush of Inventions During the late 1800’s, there was a time of great change. This was near the end of the industrial revolution in America. Some of the greatest inventions were invented during this time. We still use most of the inventions today, they are just modified to fit the needs of America today. 3 of the major inventions and innovations that came out of this time were the telephone, typewriter, and the incandescent light bulb. The telephone was said to be invented by Alexander Graham Bell, some critics believe that the real inventor was a man named Elisha Gray....   [tags: telephone, typewriter, light bulb]

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Don't Rush Growing Up

- What do you do after school. Is it your homework, a job, or playing sports. Whatever it is that you do requires time and attention. Kids who work after school would have less time for homework, school clubs or functions, and no time to play sports. High school is all about the experience you get from doing homework all night, cheering for your team at a game or being the one playing, and sharing your interests with peers in a club. If students had a job after school they wouldn't be able to participate in the high school experience....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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Camel Turkish Gold Cigarettes

- Camel Turkish Gold Cigarettes Their back and their hot on the market. Camel has a new product: New Camel Turkish Gold Cigarettes. This product is new on the market but its name is old and well known. Camel cigarettes have been around for many years now, but the Turkish Gold’s are new. This product is most definitely a winner. The original Camel cigarettes are a big success and so will these. The first thing you notice when you turn the page is the color. It grabs your attention. The color is gold and it’s very bright....   [tags: Papers]

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Wilderness in Call of the Wild by Jack London

- ... He believes that he can push people around and get away with it. Curly died early on in the book. She symbolizes naivety. She represents naivety because of her over-kindness. When Curly died, she tried to be friends with a husky. The husky then “ripped [Curly’s face] from eye to jaw” (19). Curly brought her fate onto herself. The next character is John Thornton. John Thornton represents the small bits of happiness and love in The Call of The Wild. Buck and John have a perfect relationship together....   [tags: Klondike gold rush, journey, instincts]

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Gilbane Gold Case Study

- Subject: Duty to Disclose Within the Gilbane Gold case, the major problem is the contribution of water pollution by dumping chemicals to speed production for Z CORP. However, there is doubt as to what extent the company violated city regulations. Tom Richards believes that Z-CORP broke regulations repeatedly but Professor Massin believes that it is not solid evidence. Part of the problem is that two different tests are involved: an older and a less sensitive test which does not break regulations but there is also the newer and more sensitive one which does....   [tags: Engineering Ethics]

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Westward Expansion: Daniel Boone

- Daniel Boone was not only a woodsman, but he was a hunter, freedom fighter, explorer, and dreamer. He was looking for riches of the West. He was one of the first to travel through the thick forests and cut his way through them. He fought against British soldiers to keep expanding and exploring to the West. He was also attacked by the Shawnee Indians but escaped and kept heading west. Lewis and Clark set out on a mapping expedition through the Rockies. They were saved by a Native American girl who also saved their journals....   [tags: british soldiers, shawnee indians, gold]

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The High Energy Rush of Gambling at Harrah's

- ... After their new strategy was underway, Harrah’s spent $15-20 million dollars per year on advertising that specifically captivated and communicated the feeling of anticipation to consumers. Harrah’s was attempting to condition consumers by mentally connecting the concepts of “anticipation” and “Harrah’s” together—where if a consumer thought of one concept, the other quickly came to mind as well. This was only the beginning, however. The next and most important tactic Harrah’s used was to implement and utilize marketing tools that would facilitate customer relationship management, or CRM....   [tags: money, casino, customers]

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Rebecca Rush's Kelroy Portrays Realistic and Romantic Characters

- Kelroy is a novel of manners, which means that the book is not as dependent upon plot as it is character. Kelroy explores the difference between the characters who are realists and those who are romantics. The realist characters, Mrs. Hammond and Lucy contrast with the romantic character Emily, in the ways they act and the choices that they make. Although Kelroy is a novel of manners, the story contains more plot than the other nineteenth century novels in its category. The story begins with Mrs....   [tags: Rebecca Rush Kelroy Essays]

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Gold

- Gold Gold is a very common mineral that is mined and processed in the United States and all over the world. One of the most common processes used for the mining and processing of gold in the United States is heap leaching. “The extraction of gold from low grade deposits has been one of the main factors in higher output since the 1970s” using this form of mining (www.pamp.com). Half of all production, in the United States, of low grade minerals comes from heap leaching. It is a low cost, effective process which began at the Placer Development's Cortez open pit in Nevada in 1973 (www.pamp.com)....   [tags: Minerals Natural Resources Essays]

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My Search for Gold in the Ocean

- When I was young I never let my disadvantage discourage me from chasing my dreams. I am colorblind but now I am sitting on an elegant two thousand dollar couch, telling you my story, without a complaint in the world. The boat bobbed up and down as we chugged against immense waves. We were heading out thirty-five miles of Key West. I was never frightened with those hunts but that day I had an unpleasant feeling. When the engine sputtered to a stop I went to grab my tank. After I got all suited up and I plunged into the ocean after the other divers with the same concept in mind....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Essay About Myself]

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Jibraan's Search for Gold

- Far into one of Africa’s red clay fields, which if measured, won’t be less than the size of 4 to 5 soccer pitches. Jibraan, tries to extract gold, by digging deep into the surface of a gold mining site. The site has long been banned by the village’s local government, due to the spread of various sicknesses, caused by the gold extraction activity itself. Various warnings have been given to the villagers who attempt to dig for gold, but even though, aware of the circumstances, Jibraan’s persistence to continue digging is imperative....   [tags: short story]

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Benefits of Gold Recycle: Preciousness of recycling gold in environmental, economic and humanitarian aspects.

- John Muir, a renowned naturalist, mentioned “Hidden in the glorious wildness like un-mined gold”. However, nowadays this wise saying can be converted to “Hidden in the glorious wildness like un-recycled gold”. Gold producing requires huge amounts of money and causes environmental pollution since the efficiency to extract pure gold from mined one is extremely low and unjust exploitation of labor occurs during the mining process. To prevent these problems, the business of recycling gold was founded and it is rising recently....   [tags: environmental, economic, humanitarian aspects]

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Biased Fight Against Crime in Miller's Essay, The Rush to Punish

- Biased Fight Against Crime in Miller's Essay, The Rush to Punish In the essay "The Rush to Punish", Jerome Miller discusses how the nation's fight against crime has been aimed at the poor and minorities. He argues that far too many people are in prison or have criminal records in this country. Miller's main claim is one of policy, which expresses that the nation's current criminal justice system needs to change. He writes, "I'm very pessimistic about where things are heading" (566). This essay discusses issues of racism, stereotypes, individual city systems, and family importance in order to appeal to its intended audience of taxpayers, lawmakers, law enforcement officials, and criminals....   [tags: Criminal Justice]

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The Story Behind the Nazi Gold

- The Story Behind the Nazi Gold Nazi Gold: Hard currency looted from treasuries of countries occupied by the Axis powers during World War II. Ingots consisting of gold melted down from the teeth of murder victims and weddings bands and jewelry. About two thirds of an estimated $660 million ($7.8 billion in today's dollars) in stolen Nazi gold passed through Switzerland during the war. And like any sharp businessmen with hot goods, the Swiss disposed of much of their gold quickly - through Portugal mainly, but also to Sweden, Spain, and other central banks (Hirsh 48)....   [tags: World War II History]

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Using Synchrotron X-ray Irradiation to Support Gold Nanoparticles on MWCNTs

- Over the last decade, nanoparticles have been paid much attention due to their special physical and chemical properties. This interest is because the properties of them are different from their bulk material. More specifically, gold nanoparticles can be used in many fields: semiconductors, biosensors, catalysis and biomedicine (1). It can be synthesized by a number of different methods such as, by radiation (2), Vapor deposition (3), electrochemically (4) and thermal decomposition (5). In addition, it can be attached to carbon nanotubes to synthesis a functional hybrid great metal/CNTs catalytic material....   [tags: X-ray Irradiation, Gold particles]

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Country Lovers vs. The Gold Cadillac

- Country Lovers vs. The Gold Cadillac ==================================== Both of the two stories, Country Lovers and The Gold Cadillac reveal racism. It is not a particularly hidden message. But the two of them approach it from slightly different angles. Country Lovers shows that the story is based around racism in the first paragraph: [the black children are] "beginning to call their old playmates missus and baasie - little master". Within the Gold Cadillac, the racism is a little better concealed....   [tags: English Literature]

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rush city

- RUSH CITY PRISON 1. It is a correctional facility 2. In 1994 the Minnesota legislature appropriated funds for a new correctional facility in or close to the twin cities. Rush city was selected from many spots in or around the twin cities. In 1996 construction began. Thoughtful, innovative design was a tremendous difference in the cost of the prison, thinking of space requirements and how many workers would be required to run the facility safely. 3. 89 million dollars of an 83-acre facility placed on a 385-acre site....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Taking a Look Back at the Gold Rush

- On January 24, James Marshall, who was an American carpenter and saw mill operator, saw something that caught his eye. It was gold. “It made my heart thump, for I was certain it was gold,” he said. He was building a sawmill along the American River for John Sutter, a German Swiss pioneer. Marshall, then, hurried back to his workers to show what he had found. After showing his crew, he rushed to Sutter’s fort, which is now today near Sacramento,California. The two tried to keep the word of the gold on a low key, for Sutter feared that his plan with his mill would be ruined....   [tags: American history]

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Politics in America from 1846 to 1861

- Essay Exam III Politics in America from 1846 to 1861 have been remembered mainly for being strongly influenced by slavery. It was the hot topic of the time. Abolitionism was on the rise while Americans who were proslavery stood by their beliefs. With the compromise of 1850 declaring Free states, the division of the north and south, incidents such as bleeding Kansas, the Dred Scott case, and the election of 1860, it was clear that American Politics were all about slavery. The Gold Rush in California was simmering down and the area’s population had grown immensely....   [tags: The Gold Rush, abolitionism]

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John Augustus Sutter : The Reason For The California Gold Rush

- John Augustus Sutter was born in Baden, Switzerland on the 15th of February in 1803. Sutter is the reason for the California Gold Rush that began in 1848. Sutter had a fort called “New Helvetia” beginning in 1842 that ended quickly in 1844. A man named James Wilson Marshall was planning to build John Sutter a water-powered sawmill, when he came across flakes of gold in the American River near Coloma, California in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. This Discovery happened on January 24th in 1848 causing the town to have no till afterwards....   [tags: California Gold Rush, United States, California]

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Analysis of Robert Frost's Poem, Nothing Gold Can Stay

- Analysis of Robert Frost's Poem, Nothing Gold Can Stay Robert Frost has a fine talent for putting words into poetry. Words which are normally simplistic spur to life when he combines them into a whimsical poetic masterpiece. His 'Nothing Gold Can Stay' poem is no exception. Although short, it drives home a deep point and meaning. Life is such a fragile thing and most of it is taken for granted. The finest, most precious time in life generally passes in what could be the blink of an eye. 'Nothing Gold Can Stay' shows just this....   [tags: Robert Frost Nothing Gold Can Stay Essays]

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The San Francisco Gold Rush

- In 1849, the San Francisco Gold Rush brought many new residents to find their small part of a new fortune. Unfortunately, on December 24, 1849, a fire ripped through a residential block spreading to the next street. Back then, the buildings were only shells made of wood and cloth cotton for the walls. San Francisco had everything else within the city except a fire department. Without a fire department to stop the fires, the only way was to use gunpowder to blow up buildings to eliminate the fires path by depriving of it of fuel....   [tags: Law, Common law, Property]

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Forts, Gold, and Plans

- Since I've been here at Ft Knox several friends and family have asked me about the gold locked up in the famous reserve vault. No I have not seen it, no they do not give tours, and no mom I will not at least take a picture of the outside for you (those rooftop snipers have beady all seeing eyes). I do drive by the vault nearly everyday and for such an important task of protecting the nations wealth the building is frankly disappointing. It's roughly the size of a golf club house, with snipers on the roof of course....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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Yellow or Gold: The Great Gatsby

- Colors, are something to be determine, not just colors, they mean many things depending on the way people analyze them. Colors are important in life, not only in life but also in books. One book that really describes that is The Great Gatsby. In The Great Gatsby, colors represent many different things. One of the major colors are yellow and gold. In the novel The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald describes these colors and associates them with different things. For example, gold represents real wealth and yellow represents fake gold....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, story analysis]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' August Rush '

- It’s August and as you pass through the busy streets in the city, you will be able to hear the different music and see many people play diverse instruments to make people happy. All of them hope and try to become famous, or simply earn some money for their next meal. That is what I think of when I hear New York. I have never been there, but I’m sure I’m right about the music. Music is a big part of every single person and it changes people. In the story of August Rush we have learned just that. We see the improvement of music industries with the awards that this movie receives and the popularity that comes with it....   [tags: New York City, English-language films, Happiness]

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Gold and World History: Glittering Motivation for Exploration, Invasion and Development

- ... The nations expected the pioneers to bring the glittering stone. Christopher Columbus is a famous example of the explorers sent to investigate new route by Spain. Gold was also a main trigger of Spaniards’ invasions to ancient civilizations in South America. Most of all, Spain had no choice but conquering South America for gold. Like other Empires in Europe, Spanish monarchy wanted to gain a great amount of gold. However, the ruling families of Spain did not have enough power to compete with France or England for the trade route to the East....   [tags: precious metals]

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Analysis Of Jack London 's ' Build A Fire '

- In Jack London’s “To Build a Fire”, an unknown man is traveling alone in the extremely dangerous weather of seventy-five degrees below zero along Yukon Trail. Despite being warned about the dangers; he was bent on reaching his destination at the boy’s camp on Henderson Creek. Nevertheless, he tried many things to help keep his body warm but everything he tried failed. Close to death, he finally realized that it was impossible to survive this journey without a partner. The theme illustrates that sometimes it’s best to listen to others advice because everyone isn’t able to defeat nature....   [tags: Temperature, Cold, Klondike Gold Rush, Weather]

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Ernest Rutherford and The Gold Foil Experiment

- ... Although this theory was widely accepted, some scientists theorised that Thompson’s model was incorrect, one of them being Hantaro Nagaoka who countered Thompson’s model with the argument that opposite charges cannot infiltrate one another, so the positive charge held by the atom must be focused in the nucleus and the electrons would revolve around the outside. Rutherford’s experiment would prove Nagaoka correct, and reinvent the model of the atom. Hans Geiger, Rutherford’s colleague, built a vacuum tube with a mass of radium at one end, and in the opposite end, a fluorescent zinc sulphide screen to created tiny flashes of light when the alpha particles from the radium hit the screen....   [tags: splitting the atom, plum pudding model]

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The Deceitful Mother in Rebecca Rush's Kelroy

- The Deceitful Mother in Rebecca Rush's Kelroy Mothers are often thought of and characterized as loving, generous women, who put their children before themselves. They are gracious, caring, and kind humans that are willing to sacrifice happiness and fulfillment in their lives to insure that their children receive the guidance, love, support, and happiness that every child (especially their own) deserves. Sadly, this description does not define the characteristics of all mothers. An example of a mother in which her mannerisms are the exact opposite of those depicted above is found in the character of Mrs....   [tags: Rebecca Rush Kelroy Essays]

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The Rush Of Excitement As My Mother

- I remember it like it were yesterday, the rush of excitement as my mother told me that I should be expecting a new sibling. At 10 years old, in the fifth grade, that statement was the last thing I thought I would hear from my mother. Little did I know, at the time, the huge impact this surprise would have on my life, over the months and years to come. My mom found out about her pregnancy exactly one day before she told me, the plan was to tell my sister and I together the next morning, before school....   [tags: Family, Parent, Thought, Mother]

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The Dream of Gold - Personal Narrative

- The Dream of Gold - Personal Narrative As I dart through "the desert" in the last game of the day, with only a few balls left in my hopper, I can feel the air of crossfire speeding by my body. I dive to the ground, see my opponent and shoot, I cover him in paint, hes out of the game. Paintballing one of the more challenging, stratigic and fun games should definetly be adoped by the Olympics, and will be if people promote the sport. Although it would be an extremely hard process, competing for the glory of gold would be worth every little bit of effort....   [tags: Papers]

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Rutherfords Gold Foil Experiment

- Rutherford's Gold Foil Experiment Rutherford started his scientific career with much success in local schools leading to a scholarship to Nelson College. After achieving more academic honors at Nelson College, Rutherford moved on to Cambridge University's Cavendish laboratory. There he was lead by his mentor J.J. Thomson convinced him to study radiation. By 1889 Rutherford was ready to earn a living and sought a job. With Thomson's recommendation McGill University in Montreal accepted him as a professor of chemistry....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Gold

- Gold, nothing can compare to this precious metal. A symbol of wealth and prosperity, it has been a value for explorers and adventurers and a lure for conquerors. Today it is vital to commerce and finance; popular in ornamentation, and increasing importance in technology. The nature of gold is diverse. The chemical element gold is a heavy, soft metal. It weighs nearly twice as much as lead. Shiny and deep yellow in color, gold is one of two metals, which are not gray or white when pure. Gold is the most ductile of metals....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Circle of Gold

- Earthly things can be very expensive, but love from a family is priceless, it is expressed in the following passage. By the end of the last hundred pages I’ve read (103-201) in Candy Dawson Boyd’s Circle of Gold, Mattie finally realizes this, as does the readers. Mattie gives her mom a golden pin for mother’s day, which she goes by any means to get, just to bring her family back together. Mattie was a smart “A” student from Brooklyn, New York. Her only brother and twin brother Matthew is an artist that likes to draw and paint....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Jack London 's Call Of The Wild

- Darwin’s Theory of “Survival of the Fittest” in Jack London 's Call of the Wild The novel Call of the Wild by Jack London chronicles the journey of a dog named Buck who is kidnapped, shipped up to the Klondike, and used as a sled dog during the Alaskan gold Rush. The grisly conditions and substandard treatment that Buck must endure during this trying ordeal greatly contrasts to the life of luxury that he had grown accustomed to while living in luxury on a manor in Santa Clara, California. This drastic change of environment forces Buck make a choice between being invariable in his ways and facing a harsh death, or adapting to his surroundings to ensure survival....   [tags: Dog, Klondike Gold Rush, Sled dog, Gray Wolf]

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Pot Of Gold : A Roman Comedy By Plautus

- In Pot of Gold, a Roman comedy by Plautus, a man by the name of Euclio discovers that he has a pot of gold. He is filled with greed and paranoia. His neighbor, Megadorus, an older bachelor, asks to marry Euclio’s young daughter, but instead of being happy, he is filled with suspicion. After insisting to Megadorus that he has no dowry to offer for his daughter, Euclio finally agrees to the marriage. Little did they know that the daughter, Phaedria, is great with the child of Megadorus’s nephew, Lyconides....   [tags: Marriage, Comedy, Slavery, The Play]

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The Price Of Gold Standard

- The gold standard was a commitment from participating countries to set their currencies in terms of specified amounts of gold. The country’s government allows its currency to be converted into a set amount of gold and vice verse. The main benefit of a gold standard is to help keep inflation low since it is caused by changes in the supply and demand of money and goods. The government cannot print too much money because the supply of money would increase, but the value of gold would remain the same and eventually would result in the treasury running out of gold....   [tags: Currency, Money, United States dollar]

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The Gold Rush And Economic Development

- In the textbook reading, “The Gold Rush and Economic Development,” reads about the discovery of gold in early 1848 that lead to the Gold Rush; one of the most significant events to shape American political, social, and cultural history during the 19th century. As the news of the discovery of gold spread in the San Francisco mines, thousands of people migrated by sea or by land to the state and the surrounding areas. By the end of 1849, the non-native population of the California territory increase with the arrival of Anglo- American and people from all over the word, becoming a multicultural state....   [tags: California Gold Rush, United States, California]

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The California Gold Rush in 1849

- The California Gold Rush in 1849 was the catalyst event for the state that earned them a spot in the U.S. union in 1850. This was not the first gold rush in North America; however, it was one of the most important gold rush events. The story of how the gold was discovered and the stories of the 49ers are well known. Men leaving their families in the East and heading West in hopes of striking it rich are the stories that most of us heard about when we learn about the California Gold Rush. Professors and scholars over the last two decades from various fields of study have taken a deeper look into the Gold Rush phenomena....   [tags: war, territory, mexico]

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Personal Essay: Trials and my Grandfather

- A Bay Tale Motivation is perhaps the most valuable aspect to one’s personality, and its something that I believe you are born with. I support the idea that what you’ve got in your blood really does make who you are. Thats why I always take pride in representing my family and our heritage. Being brought up by dad, a classic Italian, I guess you could say I am a proud individual and I have got a decent set of morals. The Firenzi family, has gone through their fair share of trials and tribulations to end up where we are today....   [tags: Gold Rush, Fisherman]

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Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush

- Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush, by Virginia Hamilton, was first published in 1982. The estimated reading level for this book is twelve years old and up. Some of the issues examined in the book, such as child abuse, disease, and drug use, will be better understood by junior high age students. This novel would probably attract more female readers than male. The protagonist is a teenage girl named Tree who lives with her mentally challenged brother, Dab. She is responsible for taking care of herself and Dab....   [tags: Virginia Hamilton Literature Essays]

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Calfornia Gold Rush in San Francisco

- ... It can affect it in a positive way, or a negative way. Just so happens that this event was a lot more negative. When all the people came over, and San Francisco grew its population by about 36,00 people, it caused more crime, and accidents(“California Gold Rush”). When there are more people, a lot more terrible murders, fires and accidents take place("The Effects of the Gold Rush.") . During the stampede of people coming over during the Gold Rush, crime went way up, more people will be involved in murders, robberies, kidnappings etc....   [tags: overpopulation, money, death]

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Human Influnce on The United States

- Humans are a very intelligent being. It has been proven since the beginning of time. Since the early days, humans have learned how to use resources to survive and make a better living. Egyptians learned how to make better use of the Nile River’s annual flood. The Andean Farmer’s used edible plants to survive. They found ways to make the potato last longer and how to replicate it. Eventually the potato came a long way from being a primary source of food to being commonly used for payment in debts....   [tags: gold rush, trade, transportation]

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The Problems of Living in a Newly Set Up Town

- The Problems of Living in a Newly Set Up Town Living in the west was difficult. People were faced with a different problem each day, which made it difficult to set up home there. People setting up home in the new towns were literally stating from scratch, there was nothing there to start with. The areas that were allocated to build a town upon were totally secluded, other cities and towns were a long distance away. This could be the cause of many problems that I will describe in this answer....   [tags: Settlers Gold Rush Papers]

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Rush Limbaugh

- Rush Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh has done much more than just change the style of talk radio, he has become somewhat of a political leader for many Americans. He has been the type of spokesman many people have been looking for. “Why am I being called the most dangerous man in America?” Limbaugh asks his listeners. “ Because I am right, and I enjoy being right.” (June 3, 1995, The Philadelphia Inquirer) Rush has caused people to change their views of the country and it's political leaders. He's had many things that have built him up to the “ political preacher” you see today....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Fool's Gold

- I sat in front of my house on the dry patchy lawn, wondering about you, and all your how’s, if’s and why’s, all the unanswered questions and all the unclear motives. The excuses you fit into the holey back pocket of your Levis conveniently came out when you performed your great disappearing act as a makeshift Houdini. If only I knew the magic words to bring you back to the stage. And this: it always came down to me sitting and waiting, waiting for the pools of black coffee that are your eyes to be lukewarm enough to … read....   [tags: Personal Reflection]

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The California Ethos

- ... Next, the gold-seekers didn’t concern about their safely issue for finding gold at the riverbeds, mountains or even tunnels with poor weather and bad environment conditions. For them, time was money. They kept working days and nights to achieve their dream and only concerned how much did they gain in California to improve their living standard. Second, I believe that the ethos of persistence was developed in the beginning when the gold-seekers decided to come California for a luck. The gold-seekers spent a long and tough journey from their hometown to arrive in San Francisco with nothing and separated with the families indeed....   [tags: California Gold Rush, immigration, west coast]

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A Review of Exploring the California Gold Rush

- California has long been known as the place to strike it rich or make it big. California has been seen as a place of financial opportunity. This idea started in part by California’s famous Gold Rush. The Gold Rush is perhaps the most commonly known period of California’s unique history. A vast amount of different types of exhibits, lectures, and other forms of public history have been made about the Gold Rush, making finding one that is truly unique difficult. However, through the California State Library’s online exhibit that explores the California Gold Rush, you find an exhibit that is truly unique....   [tags: online exhibits]

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California

- By the second half of the nineteenth century, many people rushed to California including Anglo. It can be said that California was entering an era of “Anglo hegemony”. In this paper, I intend to discuss the reason why they traveled to California, their encounters, their remarkable success as well as the role of sex and gender in helping these newcomers assume control of California. During the Mexican era (before the American-Mexican War), the trade and the lure of land attracted Anglo Americans to travel to California....   [tags: American History, Gold Rush, Informative]

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The California Gold Rush

- The California Gold Rush The California Gold Rush of 1849 is one of the most interesting and exiting events of the United States. From the wild stories of men striking it big, to the heart wrenching tales of people losing everything, these are what make it so alluring. There are many aspects of the California Gold Rush; effects on California; individual stories of struggle; and effects on the United States as a young country looking for stability. San Francisco was a small town of a few hundred people in 1840, but by 1850 it was a huge city whose economy was injected with gold money....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Tragic Impermanence of Youth in Robert Frost's Nothing Gold Can Stay

- The Tragic Impermanence of Youth in Robert Frost's Nothing Gold Can Stay In his poem "Nothing Gold can Stay", Robert Frost names youth and its attributes as invaluable. Using nature as an example, Frost relates the earliest green of a newborn plant to gold; its first leaves are equated with flowers. However, to hold something as fleeting as youth in the highest of esteems is to set one's self up for tragedy. The laws of the Universe cast the glories of youth into an unquestionable state of impermanence....   [tags: Nothing Gold Stay Essays Frost]

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Finding the Best Online Primary Sources

- ... I would also used some analogies such as the rich get richer and the poor get poorer to persuade the reader that Great Britain only pursued colonies that would have sometime to offer such as land, natural resources, good agriculture, food, labor, and most importantly gold. We have learned that throughout history, Great Britain had needs to expand its empire due to its limited resources and space within the country. Its strategic location had allowed it to expand the way it had. Its location also allowed for goods to be imported from any angle given that its surround by water....   [tags: research, paper, gold, information, britian]

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The Gold Bug by Edgar Allan Poe

- Edgar Allan Poe was born January 19, 1809. Many consider him to be the master of mystery and horror. He only lived until he was forty, but he still managed to make a name for himself in that span. He was an author, a poet, and a critic. He had success but not of the financial or personal variety. For one, every woman he ever cared for ended up dead. That included his wife Virginia whom he loved dearly. The men in his life who were supposed to be there to guide him never stuck around. Financially, the copyright laws of the time did not favor writers....   [tags: mystery, horror, imagination]

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Doña Guadalupe of Rain of Gold, by Victor Villasenor

- The matriarchal structure of Juan and Lupe’s families are key factor in the molding of each of them into each a unique person that just so happen to fit with each other perfectly. Doña Guadalupe is a woman of great strength and power, power and strength which she draws from her devout faith and her deep and loving compassion for her family, and power and strength which is passed down to her children. “‘Well, then, come in,’ she said, deciding that she could be handle this innocent-girl-stealing coyote inside....   [tags: Rain of Gold Essays]

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The Rush Of A Jump Scare

- You hear creepy xylophonic sounds, then sudden thumps and rhythmic beats build up into the final “BANG!” of a jump scare. Humans have this insatiable thirst for horror movies although, strangely enough, most of them are cowed by the terrifying pop-up scares or the gore. Many people, against all odds, go to the movies and watch a horror movie, all the while stating thing such as, “I hate horror movies.” or “I really hate the jump scares.” Paranoia runs rampant in the theatre as massive amounts of people collectively inhale and exhale, yelp, or cry out at a jump scare....   [tags: Film, Horror film, Horror and terror, Fear]

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Evil Mother in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy

- Evil Mother in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy Rebecca Rush's novel Kelroy is an exceptional novel on mannerisms in the nineteenth century. Mrs. Hammond is the key character in this novel. The plot and characters all seam to inner relate with her. In this novel, Mrs. Hammond is seen as an evil, conniving woman. There are many twists and turns in this novel, but there is one thing that is constant, and that is that Mrs. Hammond motives are to take care of herself and secure her own future, and according to her it doesn't matter how she doses this or who she uses to her benefit....   [tags: Rebecca Rush Kelroy Essays]

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California and the Gold Rush of 1849

- "Gold. Gold. Gold from the American River!" said Samuel Brannan, as he ran through the streets of San Francisco waving a bottle of gold dust in the air that he purchased from John Sutter’s Fort. The encounter of gold nuggets in the Sacramento Valley in early 1848 triggered one of the most crucial occurrences to influence American history during the beginning of the 19th century, the Gold Rush. The Gold Rush of 1849 (1848–1855), also known as the California Gold Rush, was one of the most captivating happenings during westward expansion....   [tags: United States-Mexico relations]

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Women of the Gold Rush

- Many women came to California to work as prostitutes or entertainers during the 1850s. They did this because there were so few women to satisfy all of the men mining in the gold fields. During this time women who chose to be prostitutes were not looked down upon because they were so desirable. Many women also came to take advantage of the possibility of marrying a rich miner and getting out of the prostitution business. Not all women however came to California to prostitute and eventually find themselves a husband....   [tags: history of california, isidora duncan]

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ASI Hits Dirt After Following a Seer's Dream of Gold in India

- Just 23 days after the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) began digging to locate the much-hyped 1,000 tonnes of gold buried inside Raja Rao Ram Baksh Singh fort in Daundia Khera in Unnao district, Uttar Pradesh, India, ended on Monday, November 11. The ASI started the excavation to find gold after a local seer claimed that the Raja had appeared in his dream and told him that 1,000 tonnes of gold lay buried under the ruins of the fort. Myths and legends abound in the nondescript hamlet of Daundia Khera in Unnao district, Uttar Pradesh, India, about a hypothetical hoard of gold, buried beneath the ruins of a 19th century fort - the treasure hidden by a local landlord Raja Rao Ram Baksh...   [tags: gold, buried, excavation]

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Analysis on The Rush from Non-Judgment by Theordore Dalymple

- ... His evidence ranges from the simplest form of non-judgementalism to the strongest. The simplest form being one of Dalrymple patients who refused to pass judgement on his two roommates after they had "recently decamped, stealing his [prized] possessions." The implications of this will be that this patients will not be able to learn from his experience. I believe i can safely imply that if he continues with this self deception he will acquire two new roommates who will also steal, lie and cheat him....   [tags: refraining, society, knowledge, deception]

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Fools Rush In Concept Paper

- Fools Rush In is a romantic comedy dealing with interpersonal communication between Isabel and Alex. When these two first met each other it was at a restaurant. From the beginning, there were obvious signs of flirting. As the night went on, Isabel ended up going to Alex’s home. Waking up in his arms, she quickly scrambled her things and left only to return three months later to tell Alex she is pregnant with his baby. This movie is a perfect example of a relationship between two people. In a relationship there is a time where the two discloses information about one another, have mixed emotions, and other interpersonal concepts....   [tags: Film Analysis]

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Gold Planning Advantages

- ... GOLD DETECTING Gold detecting is the process of finding gold with the aid of a metal detector. A metal detector is an electronic device designed for locating ferrous materials on or below the surface of the ground. Metal detectors have been in existence for many years. In fact, some of the first metal detectors were developed during World War II to detect dangerous, explosive land mines. In later years, metal detector designs were further developed; making them adequate for detecting smaller ferrous objects such as coins, jewelry and other lost treasure....   [tags: recovering gold, gold pan, detecting]

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British Columbia Gold Rush

- The BC Gold Rush had profound effects on BC. Without it happening, we might have become just another part of the US. Even thought parts of eastern Canada had been settled for 250 years, British Columbia was not included on maps. The Gold Rush brought so many people here, they didn’t have a reason not to put it on maps. There are many different claims from people who want to be known as the person who first found gold in BC. Some say that natives traded gold dust since 1852. Others say that Donald Mclean sent two pint-sized pickle bottles full of gold back to James Douglas, an HBC chief factor....   [tags: Canadian History]

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Fools Rush In and My Big Fat Greek Wedding

- Fools Rush In and My Big Fat Greek Wedding Every movie that is written has a certain attitude to it. Some of these are intended to be laughed at and others are meant to be heartfelt. Though each movie is written with its own voice, so to speak, many have similar plots or themes. The two movies Fools Rush In and My Big Fat Greek Wedding are two of these movies that have similarities in the themes, but not necessarily in the plots. Both of these romantic comedies have strong religious backgrounds on the woman’s side of the family and differences in culture....   [tags: Movies Movie Film Essays]

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The Method of Extracting Copper and Gold by Bacterial Leaching

- The Method of Extracting Copper and Gold by Bacterial Leaching The methods of extracting gold and copper have significant differences and therefore require separate attention. Prior to leaching occurring, either a tailings pile must be built up upon a base of impermeable rock or a series of holes drilled into the ore, to provide access for the bacteriaα. [IMAGE] At process one the bacteria thiobacillus ferro-oxidans and thiobacillus thio-oxidans, naturally occurring bacteria that obtain the energy that they need to survive by oxidising Fe2+ and S2- ionsα, are added to the copper ore....   [tags: Papers]

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Storytelling in Richard Powers' "The Gold Bug Variations"

- The act of storytelling goes hand-in-hand with human existence. The evolution of man from that of a single celled organism into the complex structure that we now know today in and of itself is a story. A story that is written in the genetic code of our Deoxyribonucleic Acid or DNA. That DNA is broken down into the amino acid building blocks A, C, T, and G. Four amino acids written like four notes in a bass cleft staff, "what could be simpler?" With that evolution of man, evolved the art of storytelling; from simple stories of the hunt told around the fire to the written works of authors that we now read in books today....   [tags: Richard Powers, Gold Bug Variations, storytelling,]

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All That Glitters Is Not Gold

- “All that glitters is not gold ” is a proverb that nearly everyone has heard in their lifetime. Many have probably heard it but have never known what it means. This proverb is saying that things may look great but it is not alway what it seems to be. This can be about many things all the way from a book to a person. Throughout one 's life there is usually a few times where they have had run in with an “All that glitters is not gold” moment. Some of these moments are drastic and others may not phase them one bit but, finding out that something is not what it seems is always slightly disappointing....   [tags: Cosmetics, Advertising, Television advertisement]

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Not All That Glitters Is Gold

- Not all that Glitters is Gold !n Nathaniel Hawthorne short story "Young Goodman Brown,” The author describes objects and events as source of further readers’ effects under his own religious point of view. However, the well known fact that the religion has a multitude of faces, a adversity of interests, and evil mysteries, causes more than one interpretation analyzing Young Goodman Brown’s settings. The protagonist is a pious man, whose mind is full of dogmas from the dominant religions of 1800s in the Christian world, Catholic Apostolic Roman and Catholic Orthodox, also, Catholic Apostolic but not Romans or Protestants....   [tags: Young Goodman Brown, Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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The Gold Rush Was Discovered Accidently

- The California Gold Rush was discovered accidently. Most of the world’s gold is deep underground and embedded in hard rock. Unlike anywhere else in the world at that time the gold in California was easy to dig up, free for the taking and required little tools to acquire any gold. All that was requires was a pick or shovel and a pan to shift out the gold from the rock, sand and debris. The Gold Rush affected not only California but the outcome of the nation. It created the expansion of our nation into Western America and California....   [tags: California Gold Rush, United States, California]

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