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    states. One of those states is the cold Alaska, located at the very northwest of the world. Looking back to the date we had to choose the state we wanted to write about, I wanted to choose Arizona. I had tough luck, as a friend of mine had already chosen the state, leaving me with another chance to choose a state. Later, I discovered that people could choose the same state, but I was too late. However, I kept thinking which state to choose. In this case, Alaska crossed my mind first. Not only because

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    Alaska, a Summer Resort

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    people were met, and adventures were had this summer. All of this was accomplished in America's last frontier, outside of the lower 48 states, in the wilderness of Alaska. I had no specific reason for venturing to the vastness of Alaska, I did not know anyone, and had never before been there. As a child, I remember pondering that Alaska was a place for pioneers, and brave hearted adventurers. After almost two decades of living on this overcrowded island, I set my mind's eye on this grand excursion

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    Russia Gained hold of Alaska when the explorer Vitus Bering landed there in the 1740’s. The United States began expanding westward in the mid 1800’s. Along with the colonization of the west, some American politicians began to show interest in the Russian-owned territory of Alaska and all of its geological and political resources. Several political meetings throughout the world ensued, Along with a surge in Russian-American communication. In 1867, the territory of Alaska was purchased from Russia

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    Icon Attractions in Alaska There are numerous attractions within the State of Alaska that can be considered Icon Attractions. Statistics have shown that tourists come to Alaska to experience the majestic beauty of its mountains, glaciers and wilderness. They come to witness the phenomenon of the Northern Lights creating amazing patterns across the sky or the Midnight Sun and the spectacular twilights it creates. People want to understand the history, traditions and cultural differences of the

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    Even though America's purchase of Alaska was something thought to be wrong by many, it was strategically advantageous because of its size, location, and natural resources such as gold and petroleum. After the purchase, the U.S. increased one fifth of its land at that current time. Almost everything has a starting point; this is it, the starting point of the Alaska purchase. Initially, Russia was highly interested in Alaska. Russia had taken major interest in Alaska after realizing that it was rich

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    The Great Alaska Earthquake

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    It was known as the great Alaska earthquake. On March 27, 1964, an earthquake with a magnitude of 9.2 struck the Prince William Sound region of Alaska. This earthquake is the second largest earthquake ever recorded in the world, the first as a magnitude 9.2 in Chile in 1960. In other words, this earthquake released 10 million times more energy than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima Japan. Equally important, this (Abby Lautt) earthquake produced landslides and caused catastrophic damage covering

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    will examine the welfare benefits offered in Alaska and compare them with those in Arizona with a view to giving a glimpse of the welfare status in the different states of the United States of America. The state of Alaska provides welfare benefits to its residents through six major welfare programs namely: Medicaid; Chronic & Acute Medical Assistance; Temporary Assistance Program; Adult Public Assistance; Food Stamps and; General Relief assistance (Alaska Department of Health & Social Services, 2012)

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    Alaska, with a population of 626,932, became the 49th state of the United States on June 30, 1958, when the Alaska Statehood Act was approved. Juneau, the capital of Alaska, has a population of 31,262 and is the only state capital that has to be reached by air or sea. In 1959, Alaska adopted the territorial flag as the official flag. The blue field symbolizes the sky, sea, mountain lakes and wildflowers, the eight golden stars represent the constellation Ursa Major and Alaska as the most northern

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    Alaska Airlines was founded in Anchorage, Alaska in 1932. It then expanded to 22 aircraft operating within the state by 1934. In the late 1970s, the airline began to expand to the lower Western states and by 1987 it had acquired Horizon Air and Jet America. These acquisitions bolstered Alaska Airline’s North/South route structure and complemented the seasonal passenger travel to Alaska. (Sterling,2008) Today, Alaska Air Group, Inc. (Alaska Air) is the holding company for Alaska Airlines, Inc. and

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    Looking for Alaska The themes that are picked out in the novel are: Trust, Romance, Friendships and Death. The novel opens with Miles’s going away party, which only his neighbors attended. With no true friends from his old school, Miles moves to Culver Creek. At first Miles is hesitant with his friendships but he slowly learns to be himself around his new friends. We learn that Miles values his new friendships by the way that he strictly adheres to the Colonel’s “no ratting” policy and shares both

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