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The Greater Portland Area Of Southern Maine

- The Greater Portland Area of Southern Maine is made up of twenty-five towns which vary from the rural farmlands of Limington to the lively city of Portland. Not too far from the city of Portland lies the neighboring towns of South Portland, and Cape Elizabeth. As seen in Figure 2, both towns touch the Atlantic Ocean and are roughly the same size. These two towns, however, vary greatly despite their close proximity to each other. While Cape Elizabeth is perceived to be home to mostly upper-middle to upper class citizens, South Portland is unique in that it is home to nearly every class....   [tags: High school, Education, Maine, Social class]

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Life in Maine

- Technology Final 26, May 2010 Maine is a product from the Ice Age. Its earliest habitants were Ice Age hunters. Little is known about then except that they are known as the “Red Paint” people. They got the name because they used red clay to line the grave of their dead. Maine’s two earliest Indian Nations were the Micmac if the eastern Maine, New Brunswick and the Abaci’s a.k.a (wabanakis). There have been dozens of tribes to inhabit Maine’s land. Only two of which remain. The Passamaquoddies. They have a population of about 1,500 and they live on two reservations....   [tags: Geography ]

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A Brief Note On The State Of Maine

- The state of Maine has undergone serious change in its agricultural industry over the past five decades, and the question of maintaining traditional farming practices has been brought under scrutiny as to whether or not they still have the ability to sustain a profitable market for the agricultural sector. Sustainable agriculture is defined by four factors: the first is that it must satisfy human food, feed, and fiber needs, the second requirement is the enhancement of environmental quality, the third is economic sustainability, and the final requirement is that the market much enhance the quality of life for farmers, farm workers, and society as a whole....   [tags: Agriculture, Organic farming]

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Is Maine 's Energy Future?

- Maine’s energy future needs to make the complete switch over to clean energy in order to not only protect our environment, but also to keep some change in our pockets. Present consumption patterns show that about two-thirds of Maine’s net electricity generation in 2015 came from renewable energy resources (hydroelectricity, biomass, wind). It hasn’t always been this way though, for the past shows us insufficient experiences with nuclear and LNG power. However, we’re moving in the right direction with current experimentation with wind and tidal power proving to be extremely sufficient in the areas it’s been used in....   [tags: Renewable energy]

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Maine Is in Troubled Times

- ... These two points have been reiterated multiple times throughout the past two weeks. Maine's rising average age is a primary reason for Maine's economic problems. Another concept the course has talked about a lot is how the students graduating in Maine just don't want to stay in the state. It shouldn't be something to laugh about, but many people have heard the notion that Maine's number one export is their youth. The last connection between the course and the presentation is that Maine is one of the easiest states in the country to get elected into a seat....   [tags: elderly, ethnicity, immigrants]

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The Maine Website And The Paris Pass

- Comparision of the two websites I have selected, which are The Maine Website and The Paris Pass Firstly, I will be discussing about the Maine Website. This website does have relevant information regarding places the tourists could visit, the place that will be suitable for the tourists and the places they could book. It makes it less complex for the tourist and they will less likely be lost when they visit the destination. There are maps available, which they can download, which means they are more secure and wouldn 't need to worry much about this issue....   [tags: Customer service, Customer, Paris, Color]

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A Proposal For All Maine Schools

- A Proposal for all Maine Schools to Have a Vegetable Garden The amount of children and families plagued by hunger and malnourishment is ever-present, and with news reports, and a nationwide cry for help, society is hearing about it more and more. Maine’s school-aged children are not an exception, but with a few small changes and some information, the potential for improvement is great. This can be accomplished by teaching them about nutritional foods and the effects that they have on the body. Also, teaching about places they can find and grow foods to help end their own hunger....   [tags: Nutrition, Malnutrition, Gardening, Education]

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Meeting At The University Of Maine

- For this assignment I chose to attend a faculty, professional staff, and student meeting at the university of Maine over the course of the semester to observe. For each of these meetings I contacted a point person from the respective constituency group to make sure that it was alright if I sat in to observe and take note of topics of discussion. I took mental notes that I then transcribed into a notebook immediately after the meeting to try to concentrate my focus more on discussion and atmosphere of the rooms as well as to avoid distracting members with excessive writing....   [tags: University, Student, Academia]

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The Maine Winter Sports Institute

- Rebranding an organization to meet the needs of individuals who it serves is never an easy task, as it requires time, strategic planning, new focus, and risk. After 17 years of success, the Maine Winter Sports Center decided it was time for a change, which included rebranding the organization. Through successful strategic planning led by the CEO and president of the organization Andy Shepard a new name was adopted in July, the Outdoor Sports Institute (McCarthy, 2016). The newly named Outdoor Sports Institute is large organization located in Caribou, Maine USA....   [tags: Strategic planning, Management]

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The Elk County Maine Scheme

- The ELK County Maine scheme is highly helpful and beneficial for the eligible patients as well as the doctors and the specialist. While the scheme itself is quite beneficial and appealing, it is not getting the wider acceptance in the society due to the lack of its popularity and the difficulties doctor’s face in implementing it. So far only a handful of doctors have adapted this scheme. There is a lot of potential in this insurance policy, but it needs a better implementation plan that can assist the doctors in arranging the assistance of specialist when they are available and also knowing which of their patient is eligible (Naghibzadeh, 2013)....   [tags: Entity-relationship model, Data modeling]

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Case Study of Maine's Medicaid System

- In 1996 the Health Insurance and Accountability Act (HIPPA) was signed into law. The states had until October 1, 2002 to comply with the new law. This law required states to comply with its new patient privacy and security standards. According to the official website provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, HIPPA is explained as: The HIPPA Privacy Rule provides federal protections for personal health information held by covered entities and gives patients an array of rights with respect to that information....   [tags: Health Care]

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Maine Blueberry Farming

- Introduction: Blueberry farming is one of Maine largest economic export. The blueberries are native to Maine and have adapted to the soils acidic and low fertility capacity. The purpose of this investigation is to see the land use changes that has possibly occurred over time and impact of blueberry farming on land in Maine. Has the barren which are the areas were these blueberry farming is practiced increased. Has this increase if any affected land use for other services such as water ways. To help us we will use Remote sensing tool which is the Landsat Imagery and work with it in a GIS station....   [tags: economic, cell, number, imagery]

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Is Maine Started A Family Engagement Program?

- This article is how a school in Milbridge, Maine started a family engagement program, which used a variety of technology tools to help strengthen and support the home-school relationship. Many of the families were migrant families, although success was found with all families who participated. The school staff worked the parents and taught them how to use technology tools to help assist their children’s learning. Some of the tools covered included tablets that the school provided and the parents’ own smartphones....   [tags: Education, Learning, Teacher, Family]

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- MAINE Maine is a state in northern New England in the United States. It is bounded by the Canadian provinces of Québec on the northwest and New Brunswick on the northeast. To the southwest lies New Hampshire, and to the southeast, the Atlantic Ocean. Maine entered the Union on March 15, 1820, when it was separated from Massachusetts to form the 23rd state. Augusta is Maine’s capital. Portland is the largest city. Its nickname is “The Pine Tree State.” Maine’s motto is Dario (I lead). The state song is entitled “State of Maine Song.” Maine ranks 39th in size among the states, with an area of 33,741 sq mi....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Impacts of the Economic Environment in Tom’s Maine Brand

- ... This takes into account the set of beliefs, customs, practices and behaviors that exist within a certain population. This can be seen quite clearly for the company Tom’s of Maine. Tom’s Maine’s target populations are usually those individuals who feel quite strongly about the environment in general, such as vegans, vegetarians and tree huggers alike. Without this target market, Tom’s of Maine would probably have a difficult time promoting its products or getting people to buy them. It is the drive of these individuals who care for the earth and the environment, that help keep a company like Tom’s of Maine up and running, and by keeping it up and running, they are also helping to produce...   [tags: cost, socio-cultural, regulations]

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re-introduction of wolves into maine

- Reentering the eastern timber wolf into northern Maine. Before the 20th century the eastern timber wolf lived and thrived in northern and central Maine. A combination of hunting and trapping however killed off most of the indigenous wolves and drove the rest into Canada. The eastern timber wolf stands between 26”- 36” tall, and weighs between 65- 85 pounds for a female and 80- 95 pounds for a male. They stretch from between 5- 6.5 feet from nose to tale. The eastern timber wolf travels in packs of 2-8....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Maine And Alabam The United States Of The American Political System

- Maine and Alabama The United States of America is diverse landscape with many different factors playing into the development and governance of each individual state. The federal government is the controlling factor in the American political system and over time has grown to an immense force that has major power in the state’s power. The power of the federal and state government come from the Constitution, which outlines the power of the federal government and anything not explicitly stated is left for the individual state to decide upon....   [tags: United States, American Civil War, U.S. state]

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The Life Of Maine By John Cariani 's Play

- Blinding Love in Almost, Maine John Cariani’s play Almost, Maine takes place in a detached region of Maine. Almost, Maine is an exciting play centered around the daily lives of different love hungry adults who seek love in one form or another. Cariani conveys a message about how these young adults are blinded by the sheer nature of love. Almost, Maine does a marvelous job at showing with regards to having distinctive characters that exhibit such circumstance to the audience. Many might assume that this just your average romantic comedy play, however, Almost, Maine actually reflects our everyday lives, proves that how much of a fool we can be sometimes to do anything for love....   [tags: Love, Romance, Northern Lights, Audience]

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Sample Resume : Maine Mathematics And Science Alliance

- Rationale Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance (MMSA) has much to gain from raising its profile within its target audiences (teachers, educators and their students) and its’ stakeholders (funders, state decision makers, supporters, parents). MMSA needs a coordinated plan in which every staff member plays some role in communicating our work. We need to root communications efforts in the work of the organization as a whole, not isolated independent projects. This organization wide strategy will increase the profile of MMSA and benefit all projects/programs....   [tags: Communication, Message, Program management]

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Haunted House in Maine

- Haunted House in Maine The story I collected entails a house in Maine that was experiencing strange occurrences with no reasonable explanation. The ostensible answer was a supernatural presence. The story was recounted by a family member trying to remember how the story went. It was told to her when she was younger, and she heard the story first hand from her relatives who experienced the phenomena. While telling me the story many years later, she remembered many details and events. My relatives who live in Maine had a ghost in their house....   [tags: Ghost Stories Urban Legends]

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- In the late 1800’s the American people and their government became more willing to risk war in defense of American interests overseas, support for building a large modern navy began to grow. Supporters argued that if the United States did not build up its navy and acquire bases overseas, it would be shut out of foreign markets by Europeans. Captain Alfred T. Mahan observed that building a modern navy meant that the U.S. had to acquire territory for naval bases overseas. This would enable them to operate a navy far from home....   [tags: essays research papers]

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USS Maine

- U.S.S. Maine Captain Charles Sigsbee of the USS Maine, a battleship of the United State's Atlantic Fleet, was writing a letter to his wife about his hopefulness for the success of his mission in this foreign possession (Chidsey 54). Then it happened. Just as he sealed the envelope a small explosion shook the ship followed by a mammoth detonation that rocked her and the surrounding areas (Chidsey 57). Sigsbee ran for his life, collected what he could of his detachment and the rest of the crew, and moved to organize the ensuing chaos....   [tags: American History]

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Maine’s Commercial Lobster Industry

- Maine’s Commercial Lobster Industry Summary Scientists predict a major population crash of Maine lobsters in the near future, due to over-harvesting, increasing demand, and a lack of successful regulatory measures reflecting such factors. The attempt to introduce various policy measures creating more limited access to the resource has been largely ineffective due to the unique ecological, economic, and social characteristics of the state. Further complicating the issue is the matter of thriving lobster populations during recent years when other marine wildlife populations are experiencing severe losses along the same region of the eastern seaboard....   [tags: Business Essays]

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How University of Maine Could Improve its Ethics Courses

- It is vital to understand the importance of learning ethics in the modern society. Innumerable cases of unethical conduct points to the fact that the country is suffering from a strong moral perspective. Therefore it is my belief that the University of Maine as an educator of the next generation should have a more active policy to instill its student body with ethics. As of 1996, the University of Maine (UMaine) has required its undergraduate students to enroll in a series of courses that full fills a general education (Gen-Ed) criterion....   [tags: Ethics, Education, college]

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Maine is More Family Friendly than California

- Maine is More Family Friendly than California I moved to California three years ago from Maine. I really like it here. But when my husband and I start a family, I want to move back. Quite simply, Maine is a better place to raise children than California. There are many reasons why Maine is superior. Take the crime rate, for example. According to the United States Census Bureau, the 1992-crime rate per 1000 people in Maine was 131; California's was 1120. Some could argue that these crimes might have no impact on children, so let's look at the child abuse rates....   [tags: Free Argumentative Essays]

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Maine Lobster: Soft-shell versus Hard shell

- Maine Lobster: Soft-shell versus Hard shell A lobster must shed its shell in order to grow. It takes about five to seven years for a lobster to become a legal size harvestable adult. Soft-shell is the term used for a newly molted lobster. A soft-shell lobster has a shell with room for growth. Soft-shell lobsters are not as full of meat because their new shell is larger than the muscle inside the body. The part not filled with its body’s muscle tissue is filled with water. Soft-shell lobsters may look big on the outside, but they have a much lower meat yield on the inside....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Stereotypes in Beans of Egypt, Maine by Carolyn Chute

- A commentary on class division and the unaccepted social behavior of the lower class in our society, the Beans of Egypt, Maine by Carolyn Chute. A commentary on class division and the unaccepted social behavior of the lower class in our society, the Beans of Egypt, Maine by Carolyn Chute successfully uses stereotypical characters to tell it's story. Each character, or group of characters, the reader meets in the novel is reflective of a certain social class. The Beans, a typical backwoods family, and the focal point of the book, are the lower class representatives....   [tags: English Literature]

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What Were The Primary Grievances Of The United States War With Britain?

- Question 1: What were the primary grievances of the United States that led to war with Britain. The primary grievances of the United States that led to war with Britain was Britain interfering with trade on the high seas. According to the primary source handout on the war of 1812, “On 7 january 1807, a British Order in Council had prohibited ships from participating in the coastal trade of France and her allies” (34). The embargoes hurt the U.S far more than they did britain. Britain also were inciting Indian attacks on the frontier....   [tags: United States, Massachusetts, Maine, U.S. state]

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The End of a New Beginning

- Thunderous booms and bangs sounded the evening of February 15, 1898. The battleship Maine exploded on the harbors in Havana, Cuba. Panicky passengers scurried frightened to safety, while some remained trapped, helplessly, with no possible escape. Startled survivors searched for crew members and friends. The battleship which detonated into several pieces sank to the ocean floor dragging rapt wounded and dead. Two-hundred and sixty-six of the three-hundred and fifty-five officers, crew members, sailors, and Marines on board died or drowned in the explosion or shortly after suffering from injuries or shock....   [tags: Military History]

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Edmund Muskie's 1958 Senate Campaign

- Elections are a fundamental part to American politics. There are a lot of factors that play into how elections carry themselves, but what is more important is the work that goes into preparing for them. The elections are like the Baseball World Series and the campaigning is all the training that you have done before hand. Elections are the important part of the game, but without all the campaigning that is done there can be no elections. Candidates are wise and know that campaigning is a true make or break when it comes time to vote....   [tags: Political Science]

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Inspired By Author, Harriet Beecher, Sarah Orne Jewett Wrote, A White Heron

- ... Jewett was just beginning and her description of the land around her, and as the story progresses the details become more specific to her local region. For instance, in chapter two of A White Heron, Sylvia mentions a tall pine, which if climbed to the top, one would see the ocean. This is a fantastic example of topography coming into Jewett’s writing. She mentions the ocean, forrest, a hill that the tree sits on, and the specific kind of tree, a pine. Each of these individually would not make up color writing but once they are all pieced together they create an environment so familiar to Jewett and those who know the coast of Maine well....   [tags: topography, nature, religion]

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A Wholly Owned Subsidiary Of Emera Inc.

- Introduction A wholly owned subsidiary of Emera Inc., Emera Maine is a transmission and distribution electric utility servicing northern and eastern Maine. Emera Inc. is an international energy and services company, their core business is gas, electricity, and utility services with several affiliates operating in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and Newfoundland (Emera Maine company & governance, n.d.). Due to geographic location and regulation each affiliate operates independently with few shared services....   [tags: Human resource management, Management]

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The War that Never Happened: The Aroostook War

- The Aroostook War never happened, but it certainly mattered. To the west, a few thousand New England militiamen walked north through Maine, some funding was appropriated, and one militiaman died of measles. To the east, New Brunswick moved some troops up the Saint John River and mobilized some local irregulars itself. Administrators of the disputed area from both sides were arrested, and confined, respectively, in Houlton and Fredericton. Fighting never broke out, and by the end of the winter of 1839, both American and colonial forces had withdrawn from the area....   [tags: Daniel Webster and Lord Ashburton's treaty]

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Tuberculosis ( Tb ) Is A Communicable Disease

- Introduction Tuberculosis (TB) is a notifiable communicable disease that requires immediate reporting and in 2006, the state of Maine received information about a homeless man with single drug resistant TB. The man had been diagnosed with TB in another state and has not completed treatment. This led to the exposure of over 100 people at the county jail and a homeless shelter, with 6 confirmed cases. The man was in the hospital for 2 months for treatment, education, and finding a place where he could continue the 6-month treatment....   [tags: Health care, Medicine, Tuberculosis]

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The Spanish-American War

- During the months in the Spanish-American War as a Red Cross nurse, I have seen soldiers in pain. I have seen them screaming and moaning because of the bullets in their body. I have heard that 3,289 soldiers died in this war, most of whom had family. I felt so horrible seeing them in that amount of pain, so I started the American Red Cross Foundation. I bandaged up soldiers and helped them to recover, but I still think there was no need for this war. I, Clara Barton, do not think that the Spanish-American War was justified and worth the expense....   [tags: Red Cross Nurse, Soldiers, War, History]

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Federal Food Programs

- Maine takes third place for the highest rate of ‘very low food security’ in the nation according to the 2012 U.S. Department of Agriculture annual hunger data ("USDA ERS - Food Security in the U.S.: Key Statistics & Graphics", 2013). The USDA defines ‘very low food security’ as ‘missing multiple meals for an extended period of time or eating food that is inappropriate for that meal.’ The number of Maine residents in this category is currently 7.1%, up from 4.3% since 2000-2002. Food insecurity as a whole has risen almost 6% in Maine during this same period (Coleman-Jensen, Nord, & Singh, 2013)....   [tags: low food security]

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The Spanish American War

- As one of America's great white fleet ships lay on the bay of Havana Cuba, people started questioning the reason of the explosion. After a couple of days, the Press was informed of the tragic accident, that could have been an attack on the United States. Once the Press was involve there was no doubt it was in accident as the Yellow Press claimed it was an attack. The sinking of the U.S.S. Maine not only claimed one of the Great White Fleet, it also caused over 250 casualties. Although the tragedy of the maine could have sparked the war, there was more reasons why the U.S....   [tags: war, territories, govern, cuba, spain]

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A Brief Note On Vermont 's Minimum Wage

- Maine’s minimum wage in 1998 vs 2015 Minimum wage is defined as “the lowest wage permitted by law,” but is it truly possible to live on minimum wage. Whether it is or is not, this is a reality for many people. In fact, in the United States, in 2012, 1.6 million Americans were living on minimum wage. In Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich, we hear the story of one journalist who sets off to answer this question. She began this journey in the year 1998, 16 years ago. In 1998, Maine (one of the cities Ehrenreich evaluated in) was a very difficult place to work on minimum wage, now, in 2015, it is both an increased ability, yet still, at the minimum a stretch; evaluated on the topics of un...   [tags: Minimum wage, Living wage, Employment, Wage]

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Health Care Disparities: Nurses Need to Care

- Health Care Disparities: Nurses Need to Care The United States government spent 2.3 billion dollars in 2010 on federally funded healthcare initiatives and programs according to a report from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (2008). Despite this astronomical amount of money, health care disparities continue to plague disadvantaged populations in the United States. A health care disparity is defined as differences in incidence, mortality, prevalence, disease burden, and adverse health conditions that occur in specific population groups in the United States (National Institutes of Health, 2010)....   [tags: Healthcare]

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The Battle Of The Hawaiian Monarchy

- Indefensible Imperialism History is written by the victors, and defeat is not something the United States is used to. The United States has been to war countless times with the ultimate goal of freedom and liberty, but typically Americans do not see the other side of actions and decisions made by their government and armed forces from over a century ago. Three examples of this include the actions during the invasion and the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy, the deceitfulness of the United States’ action in the Philippine–American War, and the excuses for going to war with Spain in 1898....   [tags: United States, Hawaii, Spanish–American War]

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The Wake Of The 2016 General Election

- In the wake of the 2016 general election, Michael Lind published a piece on The Smart Set entitled: Can Electoral Reform Save America. This piece centered around a single question on the ballot of a single state, question 5 in Maine, and the impact on electoral reform it could have for the country according to Lind. Using deconstruction, Lind analyzes the idea of a Ranked Choice polling system, rather than the first-past-the-post system that is currently in place in the United States. His allusions to the past as well as separate government entities globally, as well as a deconstruction of both polling systems and the impact they have (or could have) allows the reader to absorb information a...   [tags: Voting system, Voting, Plurality voting system]

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The American- Spanish War of 1800

- Many causes originated the Spanish-American War in the late 1800.The main causes of the war were the economic interests of the United States in the sugar industry in Cuba, the rebellion against Spain and the actions taken for Coronel Weyler, promoted war by yellow journalism and the sinking of the U.S. battleship Maine. This was an immensely popular war with the American people, for the first time men from north and south fought side by side for a common cause. The war lasted only four months but over 4,000 deaths most for disease that resulted in a victory over the great Spanish Empire....   [tags: was, economic, sugar, disease]

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William Randolph Hearst

- A. Plan of Investigation How greatly was William Randolph Hearst's propaganda concerning the Cuban insurrection involved in the decision of the United States to declare war on Spain in 1898. This question will be addressed in this investigation in an attempt to find the degree of influence that the publisher William Randolph Hearst had on a brief period of American foreign policy (and Cuban domestic policy) by his manipulation of the press, the emerging medium of the screen, and the lobbying of Congress....   [tags: History, War]

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What´s Yellow Journalism?

- ... In Cuba, Hearst’s star reporters wrote stories designed to tug at the heartstrings of Americans. It was the sinking of the battleship USS Maine in Havana Harbor that gave Hearst his big story about the war. After the sinking of the USS Maine, the Hearst newspapers, with no real proof, unequivocally blamed the Spanish, and soon U.S. public opinion demanded intervention. The United States and Spain already had tension between them because of the attempts by Cubans to liberate their island from the control of the Spanish....   [tags: melodrama, romance, and hyperbole ]

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Relating the Story of Two Ottawa Valley Teens in Conflict with the Law to Different Sociological Theories

- Youth crime has been a topic of major debate dating back to the 19th century. Laws have been continuously written to fit what society feels is th best way to handle youth in conflict with the law. What people sometimes fail to see is the true cause of there delinquent actions these teens commit these crimesthe focus of this essay is to relate the story of two Ottawa valley teens in conflict with the law to different sociological theories. First I will give a brief summary of the article and then connect it with theories such as cultural conflict, control theory, strain and labelling theory....   [tags: social theory]

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The Big Issue of Climate Change and Global Warming

- ... Yes, we should care if Earth is getting warmer. There are a lot of effects that global warming has on citizens in our world. Global warming affects agriculture, infrastructure, how we consume energy, cropping yields, food processing, transportation, storage, and the list goes on. Statistics say that within the next several hundred years the yield to just about every crop will decrease by up to 30%. Global warming doesn't just affect plant life- it also effects animals all around the world....   [tags: greenhouse gas, temperature, agriculture]

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Stephen Edwin King

- Stephen Edwin King The second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King was born on 1974 in Portland, Maine. His name was Stephen Edwin King. After his parents serpertion as a toddler, Stephen and his older brother, David, were raised by his mother. Stephen, David, and their mother lived in Fort Wayne, Indiana, which was where Stephen's father's side of the family lived. They then moved to Stratford, Connecticut, that was where Stephen King spent most of his childhood paying frequent visits to his mother's side of the family that resided in Malden, Massachusetts and Pownal, Maine....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Escherichia Coli : Coli And Coli

- ABSTRACT: Water samples from local ponds and lakes and snow runoff were collected and tested for coliform as well as Escherichia coli. Humans as well as animals come into contact with these areas, some are used for recreational activities such as swimming and some are a source of drinking water for both animals and humans The main goal of this experiment was to see which lakes, snow run off and ponds tested positive for coliform or Escherichia coli and to come up with some reasoning as to why. It was found that the more remote pond with less contact contained the most Escherichia coli....   [tags: Escherichia coli, Bacteria, Water pollution, Lake]

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Provide Probationary And Continuing Contract Teachers

- Sentively provide probationary and continuing contract teachers of nonrenewal in a timely manner. To avoid penalty, superintendent must provided written notification of nonrenewal to probationary teachers prior to May 15th (Maine Legislature, 2016d, p.1). School boards are reserved the right “to terminate a contract, after due notice of 90 days” in scenarios where the local conditions require the elimination of a position. (Maine Legislature, 2016d, p.1). It is important to note that teachers under continuing contract may request a private hearing to obtain reasons for their dismissal (Maine Legislature, 2016d, p.1)....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Law]

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Biography and Work of Stephen King

- Killer clown, pig’s blood, children killing adults, an adventurous cat and “here’s Johnny!” can all be connected to the KING of terror and horror, Stephen King. King is one of today's most popular and best selling writers. King combines thrillers, science fiction, the paranormal and detective themes into his stories. He is mainly known for his novels, which has allowed him to do different types of writings such as movie scripts, nonfiction, autobiographies, children's books, and short stories. King's works are so powerful because he uses his experience and observations from his life and (finish) Stephen Edwin King was born in Portland, Maine on September 21, 1947....   [tags: Stephen King Writer Author Biography]

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My Introduction to the Legal Process Class

- ... This should be done in a respectful number of times to avoid creating an annoying reputation for yourself before you meet them. If your legislator contacts you back about an appointment make sure you thank them for responding, and try to set up a clear meeting time and place. Make sure this time and place is clear to the legislator and they have received this information. When I was emailing the representatives that responded to me, I tried to make it clear that I wanted a specific time and place to meet, but this was not something my officials ever picked up on....   [tags: senators, legislators, political]

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The St. Andre Home

- The St. Andre Home is a Catholic, non- profit organization, whose mission is to serve children and women of Maine. The St. Andre Home opened on Easter Sunday in 1940 in Biddeford, ME by servants of the immaculate heart Mary who are more often known as the Good Shepard Sisters of Quebec. At this time the organization offered residence to unwed mothers and counseled them in their options to keep or put their babies up for adoption. On March 24, 1940, the St. Andre Home received their first resident, a 16 year old, who ended up keeping her baby (very uncommon for this time)....   [tags: Childbirth, Pregnancy, Parent, Mother]

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Guest Lecture Reflection

- The guest lecture by Peter Johnson, last Thursday, was highly informative for many reasons. Peter Johnson brought in a vast amount of Maine political knowledge. Mills spent time in both the Maine Senate and Maine House of Representatives and recently ran for Governor of Maine. Today Mills is the executive director of the Maine Turnpike Authority and was chosen for this position by Governor Paul. The most important insight that Peter Johnson left us was his opinion and rationale for paying teachers more....   [tags: political, legeslature, taxes]

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Stephen King

- Stephen King is known by many as a successful author, but every author is only as good as his or her works. King has produced various types of works such as short stories, novels, novellas, screenplays, and comics. His work has been the “most important bridge between the horror genre and literary respectability from the late 1960s and 1970s up to the present time” (Hoppenstand 3). Stephen Edwin King was born September 21, 1947 in Portland, Maine. He is the second son of Donald Edwin and Nellie Ruth King....   [tags: Biography]

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The New England Lobstering Profession: Components and Optimal conditions for a Successful Harvest

- The New England Lobstering Profession: Components and Optimal conditions for a Successful Harvest Imagine the aroma of ocean air, fog horns sounding, sea birds singing and coast winds blowing while you float across the waves of the Atlantic Ocean in Maine. Lobstering thrives in the Gulf of Maine due in large part to favorable lobster habitat. Rocky coasts and cobbley bottoms allow young lobsters to hide from their predators such as small coastal fish, crabs and even other lobsters. Interestingly, the gulf of Maine has seen a huge increase in lobster populations in the 1990s....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The On The Health Of All Students By Maintaining Accurate, And Up At Date Immunization Records

- Insure the health of all students by maintaining accurate, and up-to date immunization records. Currently school Maine students are required to receive 5 DPT, 4 polio, 2 MMR(measles, mumps, rubella), and 1 varicella vaccine before attending school (Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention, 2013, p.1). Students will be exempted from this requirement if parents can provide a written assurance that within 90 days the student will be immunized, a written medical exemption, or a written philosophical exemption (Maine Legislature, 2016c, p.1)....   [tags: High school, Education, Freedom of speech]

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Are There Pieces To Pick Up After Two Worlds Collide?

- Are There Pieces To Pick Up After Two Worlds Collide. The glaciers receded and melted to fill the Gulf of Maine, sea creatures multiplied and diversified. The land dried, produced vegetation, and proved itself susceptible to cultivation. Native Americans migrated to the area and created highly structured successful methods of surviving and thriving. At the same time, Europeans looked across the waters for lands to meld into their current holdings. A strong desire to increase holdings, power, and finances were the driving forces behind European exploration expeditions....   [tags: Native Americans]

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The Country House: Loving Things That Aren't Perfect

- I arrive at the Maine house; I see the small, creaky porch and the chipping ivory paint on the outside of the house. Since it takes four hours to get to Bethel, I am excited to get out of the car and stretch my sore muscles. But, when I get out, I am greeted by the freezing air. I run inside the house to get warm again, soon to realize that it is just as chilly inside as it is out. My dad runs downstairs and tries to turn on the heat, but it is not working. After about five minutes of standing in the kitchen, I can still see my breath....   [tags: Personal Experience Essay]

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The Last of the Pigwackets: Molley Ockett Day

- MollyOckett Day. What is it. Is it just a day we have every year to earn money for the town. No. Is it a day that people who have booths, sell items to earn money for themselves. No. So, what exactly is MollyOckett Day. In this essay I am going to take you on a journey and tell you exactly who MollyOckett is, her background, what this day is for, and why this day is still around for people to celebrate. MollyOckett was a woman who was born in 1740 in Saco, Maine. She was an Abenaki Indian of the Pigwacket tribe and was baptized by a woman named Marie Agathe....   [tags: money, life, culture]

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Summary Of ' The Killer Angels '

- Killer Angels Sgt Brittain The Killer Angels is a book that recounts the details of Battle of Gettysburg in all its bloody glory. On July 1, 1863, the largest battle of the American Civil War was fought between the Army of Northern Virginia, or Confederate army, and the Army of the Potomac, or Union army. In the end, 51,000 American men were dead, wounded, or missing. The novel is written as historical fiction and all the characters are based off of real people. They include commander of the Confederate army General Robert E....   [tags: Battle of Gettysburg, Confederate States Army]

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Alfred Thayer Mah An Author And Strategist

- 1. Alfred Thayer Mahan - Alfred Thayer Mahan was an author and strategist for the United States Navy. He graduated the Naval Academy in 1859 and would go on to head the Newport Naval Academy. As an author, he wrote many influential books, including The Influence of Sea Power Upon History 1660-1783. In this book, Mahan explained that if a nation held “Sea Power”, or naval dominance, it would also have global dominance. In his analysis, Mahan theorized that growing industrial development would create excess goods for which new markets needed to be found....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, World War I]

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World War II And The Vietnam War

- History is full of people fighting against one another and going to war for all types of different reasons. For the most part countries go to war to either protect their way of life, or for a better way of living. We want to preserve certain aspects of life like our rights, as well as helping others gain or maintain them, we also want to be able to prosper as a country. When one or some of these things are threatened a country will go to war. Some wars that fallow this trend include the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II and the Vietnam War....   [tags: United States, World War II]

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Dunkin Donuts Has A Fast Pace Atmosphere

- It is a well known fact that most Americans can not start off their day until they have their morning coffee. Most people are constantly on the go, and they need their coffee fast and at a reasonable price. That’s were Dunkin’ Donuts comes into play. Dunkin’ Donuts is one of the leading coffee houses not only in the United States but globally as well. However, Dunkin Dounts has a powerful competitor, Star Bucks. These two coffee chains are reaching out to their target market in different styles that make each business successful....   [tags: Starbucks, Dunkin' Donuts, United States, Coffee]

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A Writer Arrives At Dunnet Landing

- A writer arrives at Dunnet Landing, a seaside village east of Maine. She would reside as a border on the home of Mrs. Almira Todd, an herbalist. Later on, she rents the village schoolhouse, seeking privacy to work on writing for the rest of summer. One by one, she meets with the other townsfolk of Dunnet Landing and its nearby islands. The villagers welcome her as one of their own. As one nostalgic season is nearing its end, she says farewell to the people who sheltered her. The novella ends with reflection of her experiences at The Country of Pointed Firs....   [tags: Old age, Middle age, Sociology, White people]

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Volvo Construction Equipment North America, Inc.

- There are several rules that the federal government has created to protect franchisees and franchisors from canceling a franchise, among other things. These laws vary in each state. One of the State laws that protect franchisees is the prohibition of termination without a "good cause." The case that will be discussed, bring up the question, what amounts to a "good cause" to terminate a franchise. Volvo Construction Equipment North America, Inc., acquired the plaintiff, FMS, INC., an authorized dealer of Samsung in a territory that surrounded an area of the state of Maine....   [tags: Appeal, Law, Contract, Excavator]

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Stephen King's Life and Accomplishments

- "If you have an imagination, let it run free." - Steven King, 1963 Stephen Edwin King is one of today's most popular and best selling writers. King combines the elements of psychological thrillers, science fiction, the paranormal, and detective themes into his stories. In addition to these themes, King sticks to using great and vivid detail that is set in a realistic everyday place. Stephen King who is mainly known for his novels, has broadened his horizons to different types of writings such as movie scripts, nonfiction, autobiographies, children's books, and short stories....   [tags: psychological thrillers, science fiction, novels]

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The Shining by Stephen King

- Stephen King is a contemporary author of horror, science fiction, and fantasy. He is one of the greatest writers of the American horror genre. King wrote many bestselling books but his book The Shining, published in 1977, established King as a great American writer. The Shining is about a man, Jack Torrance, his son, Danny, and his wife when they become caretakers of an isolated hotel. Danny sees alarming visions of the hotel's past using a psychic ability known as "The Shining." As time goes on, Jack Torrance slips into a horrifying insanity and the only thing that can save his family is "The Shining." Stephen King is known for putting his past hardships, as well as successes, into this...   [tags: horror, science fiction, and fantasy]

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The Spanish American War

- The Spanish American War, also known as “The Splendid Little War,” was a short-lived conflict between the United States and Spain in 1898. This war was a pretext for the Philippines War. During this time period Spain had control over several territories within the Caribbean because they were still a colonial power. Although Spain had control of the territories of Cuba and the Philippines, the inhabitants began to grow more and more rebellious as time passed. With the tension building between Spain and its territories, the United States was in a position to become their ally and help them fight to win their independence and gain territory within the Caribbean and Pacific at the same time....   [tags: Colonial Power, US Intervention]

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Taking a Look at the L.L.Bean Company

- L.L.Bean, is an privately held retail company founded in 1912 by Leon Leonwood Bean. It is headquartered at Freeport, Maine, United States. The company is a leading multichannel merchant of outdoor gear and apparel. History: The company began its operation in a one-room store selling a single product, the Maine Hunting Shoe (aka L.L.Bean Boot). As years went by, the company grew its business including its product quality, customer service and a love of the customers. L.L.Bean products were always tested, guaranteed to last and shipped free....   [tags: business analysis]

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History the is fake!

- WAR IMMINENT: Spain and America to Fight After a recent publication in our sister publication, the New York Journal, a letter from the Spanish Minister de Lome to President McKinley, tensions rose to a point of combustion. Citizens all over the United States have complained about the insulting message contained within the letter from the Minister. This letter ridiculed McKinley, and lead to the eventual resignation of this Spanish Minister de Lome. Another catalyst that added to growing American distaste for the Spanish was the destruction of the battleship, the USS Maine....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Stephen King

- Stephen Edwin King was born in Portland, Maine in 1947, the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King. After his parents separated when Stephen was a toddler, he and his older brother, David, were raised by his mother. Parts of his childhood were spent in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where his father's family was at the time, and in Stratford, Connecticut. When Stephen was eleven, his mother brought her children back to Durham, Maine, for good. Her parents, Guy and Nellie Pillsbury, had become incapacitated with old age, and Ruth King was persuaded by her sisters to take over the physical care of the elderly couple....   [tags: biographies bio biography]

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Where Have You Gone, Joshua Chamberlain?

- Where Have You Gone, Joshua Chamberlain. To some, it may be considered a minor inconvenience. To others, a drawn-out ordeal with annoying aspects, but one they realize will be completed shortly. Yet to some, to a select, elite group of young, paranoid, and, let’s face it, broke, lot of people known as college students, it’s a travesty. An impossibility. An object traveling deep into the Void, never to be seen again. This trip into the parallel universe to which some objects traverse without return is known as: The Loss of a Package Sent by your Parents....   [tags: Free Essays Online]

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Stephen Kings Influence On American Literature

- Stephen King is one of the most influential authors of today. His award-winning novels and short stories are known world -wide. His many awards and nominations have created a space for him in the literary world. King is a true “Horror King”, for his books, turned movies, have scared millions world- wide. Stephen King has helped bring America to prominence through his many books, essays and short stories. Stephen Edwin King was born on September 21, 1947 at the Maine General Hospital in Portland, Maine....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Nickel And Dimed : The Author 's Trip Into The Working Poor World

- Nickel and Dimed is a book about the author’s trip into the working poor world. Her profession was as a professor in biology. She noticed similar traits of her studies throughout the years, their struggle with being working poor. This struggled she saw preempted her to create a social experiment that is about how to live as a unskilled, working poor person in America. Instead of experimenting on others she took upon herself to be the one who drives into this unknown world to her. This assignment she given herself wasn’t an easy task and Ehrenreich experiences many conflicting emotions about what she will take on....   [tags: Employment, Minimum wage, Working poor]

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The Impact Of Air Pollution Regulations Of Grays Ferry Cogeneration Facility Management

- Grays Ferry Cogeneration Facility, a co-generation power plant future depends on the impact of air pollution regulations of 111d and RGG by the EPA. Grey Ferry’s ability will be challenged to produce electricity at a marketable price and achieve profits for the stakeholders. In addition, Grays Ferry Cogeneration Facility management must decide on whether to support Pennsylvania in joining RGGI or present other alternatives in meeting the 111d reduction criteria. Under the 111d legislation, producers of electricity are required to reduce the CO2 emissions budget by 2.5% a year starting in 2015 to 2020....   [tags: Greenhouse gas, Carbon dioxide, Cogeneration, Coal]

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Personal Narrative Inn 's Platinum Hospitality Award Winning Ocean 's Edge Location

- Among a long stretch of hotels bundled along the Atlantic Ocean coast of Belfast, Maine sits a beautiful 78-room hotel on a hill. My first steps on the property were greeted by a spectacular span of the ocean with quiet hills to the left and a gentle sunrise to the right. Fireside Inn’s Platinum Hospitality Award-winning Ocean’s Edge location certainly has a breathtaking view. “The picture-ready view is absolutely priceless,” says Barry Asalone, the general manager and long-time member of the hotel industry....   [tags: Hotel, Hotel chains, Hospitality industry, Hotels]

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Stephen King: American Author of Contemporary Horror, Science Fiction, and Fantasy

- ... 8). King was also active in student politics, serving as a member of the student senate. Justin Brooks (2008) notes that after leaving the university he worked as a teacher at Hampdem Academy in Maine and wrote short stories for magazines. Collins (1985) emphasized that “by the age of twenty, he had sold his first short story, completed one novel-length manuscript, and garnered his first rejection of a true novel.” (p. 3). Works His unique way of writing, characterized by a frank style that exhibits a stinging prose and a fierce denunciation of human stupidity and cruelty, rank him among the more distinguished popular contemporary writers (Wiater, 2001)....   [tags: films, success, activist]

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Critical Thinking Exercise # 1 : 6-1 Suicide By Cop

- Critical Thinking Exercise #1:6-1 Suicide by Cop An incident in which a suicidal individual intentionally engages in life- threatening and criminal behavior with a lethal weapon or what appears to be a lethal weapon toward law enforcement officers or civilians to specifically provoke officers to shoot the suicidal individual in self-defense or to protect civilians is known as suicide by cops. The question is “Suicide by Cop”, moral acceptability, it 's very simple, a person is killing themselves, at the expense of someone else....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Law, Thought]

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Imperialistic behavior of America during the late 19th Century

- In the years following the Civil War, the United States turned to rebuilding and isolation. However, as the century approached its close there was a turn towards expansion and imperialism. The politics of the Gilded Age, tainted with corruption and weak leadership, led to Americans to attempt to show their strength. The first imperialistic opportunity was presented to President Grover Cleveland. With a small scale revolution of white planters in Hawaii led to a call for the US annexation, however this was spurned by the president....   [tags: Foreign Policy, United States]

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How to Write a Research Paper: Questions and Answers

- Step 1: Define Your Research Purpose The purpose of my research is to find information about a city that I would might like to settle down in and I have chosen San Diego, California. Step 2: Take a Mental Inventory I live in the country in a small town in Maine a state in New England. I do not mind the climate sometimes I may wish for better weather but, it is a losing fight. I like the free air the proximity to the Atlantic Ocean and New Hampshire. I like also that Portland not far and Boston is near by as well....   [tags: san diego, research questions, purpose]

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