Arizona History Essays

  • History of Glendale Community College in Glendale, Arizona

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    opportunities. Glendale Community College a small college would be the best place for me as a student. It is a place where I can get more attention for the teachers and I could pursue my career in medicine. II. History Glendale Community College is a community college in Glendale, Arizona. GCC opened its doors in 1965 with only one college and it was established by the Governing Board as the second MCCCD College (Maricopa County Community College District), as well as is in charge to offer the higher

  • A Historical Overview of Women's Suffrage Movement in US and Arizona

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    A Historical Overview of Women's Suffrage Movement in US and Arizona 1. An Overview Of Women's Suffrage Movement In The United States The women’s suffrage movement achieved victory with the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution in 1920. For the first time in more than 110 years, women were given the right to vote. However, nine states at this time already guaranteed the women’s vote. At this time, all nine states lay west of the Mississippi, (Rothschild, p.8). Indeed, “Although

  • Ancient Arizona Culture

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    Arizona The earliest indigenous cultures of Arizona most likely lived in the region as early as 25,000 B.C. A later culture, the Hohokam who lived around 500–1450 A.D. were pit dwellers and built irrigation systems. The Pueblo culture built many of the cliff dwellings that still stand. Later, the Apache and the Navajo came to the area from Canada around 1300 A.D. The Hohokam was a very intelligent ancient Indian culture. They were usually divided into four periods, Pioneer, Colonial, Sedentary

  • Southwestern American Cuisine

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    ingredients and the cultural blends make its food what it is. In this paper I will take a closer explain the history of southwest style cuisine, as well and taking about the different states and the foods that come from those areas of the southwest, that make up its cuisine which includes Texas ( Tex-Mex), New Mexico ( New Mexican), and Arizona( Sonora). To begin, I will talk about the history of southwest style cuisine. The southwest got a lot of its influences from Spanish settlers, Native American

  • Mexican Culture Influence On Arizona

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    `Jacob Ketcham Of the birds of Arizona, the cactus wren is likely to be the most well known, as it is the state bird. The cactus wren is a very vocal bird with the white eye stripes behind each of it’s eyes. Its breast is heavily flecked with dark brown and black, whilst its tail feathers alternate between black, brown and white. Its beak also has a faint curve to it. The cactus wren makes its home in a variety of desert environments, most commonly in the foothills with all manner of scrub such as

  • Arizona Essay

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    History Arizona has first been explored by a European in 1539. In this year, Marcos de Niza, from Spain, explored parts of the area of Arizona. The area which is now known as Arizona was then inhabited by indigenous peoples like the Hopi and the Navajo. Marcos de Niza had met another peoples of the area; the Sobaipuri. There was a legend about the wealthy seven cities of Cibola; seven cities that would be in possession of valuable treasures. Marcos de Niza was informed about Cibola by an Indian informer

  • Arizona Executive Branch Essay

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    Arizona, the 48th state in the United States, full of life and history. As much as Arizona is known for the beaming hot sun, the scenery such as the mountains, artwork, and culture there is a extreme amount of history built behind every aspect in Arizona. This state carries history in almost every wall in Arizona as well as every person one was to pass on the street. Arizona has developed through Native American, Spanish, Mexican, and U.S periods. The state has also struggled through gaining their

  • Comparing Different E-Business Models

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    For the purpose of this paper, I selected the following three categories for comparison : B2C, C2C and e-Government. For the sake of ease, I chose representative entities for each category : Amazon (B2C), EBay (C2C) and Arizona government, (e-Government). In the following paragraphs, I will identify the differences and similarities of those three business models by addressing the questions in the syllabus. 1) Who is the target audience for this Web site? Amazon targets consumers

  • Oro Valley Argumentative Essay

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    should not miss when you are in Arizona. When you are on this side of the state, you can set aside all your worries and bask in the beauty of the place. It is also far from the hustle and bustle of city life making it perfect for that much-needed rest and relaxation with the whole family. Travel bloggers always recommend this place and they all agree that it is a family friendly location. It has something to offer for everyone - nature lover, adventure seeker, or history fanatic alike. Oro Valley will

  • Provisions of the Constitution

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    changing face of Arizona as a prospector with fields adorns the back. The strong and proud heritage is seen in the constitution itself. It is the people that shaped the document. In this essay we will discuss the impact of the constitution on the counties, municipalities, corporations, and schools. Arizona’s constitution affects its counties in many ways; first off they need to follow the generic design prescribed by the state constitution and statutes. According to the Constitution of Arizona section XII

  • Domestic Violence: Loopholes in the Arizona Legal System

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    The United States has a long history of domestic violence. Nearly six million American women will be battered by their spouses every year (United Way, 1998). Tradition gives men the right to control their family including their wife. Violence is tolerated under these traditional conditions as discipline (Cohen, 1996). Domestic violence is overwhelmingly committed by men ".. to discipline and coerce women" (Cohen, 1996). "Husbands use violence against their wives as a way of coercing them, establishing

  • Personal Narrative: The Grand Canyon

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    The Grand Canyon, it’s truly is grand. The animals, the plant life, and the canyon’s history is something my father and I have been interested in for a long time. My dad, Erik, shows me plant specimens and fossils of animals i’ve never seen before. He once told me there was a type of vulture that are so close to extinction there are only 20 left alive in the world. We visited Arizona to see the Grand Canyon once dad got enough money to go on a roadtrip. I’m so excited to see my friends there, too

  • Chicanismo in Burciaga´s Drink Cultura

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    It also explains how it is being an immigrant, and how it is to grow up in the United States as in immigrant and how had it is, and the obstacles that as in immigrant we have to overcome. Antonio Burciaga specifically talks in his book the Chicano history, the language that we speak as a person, the family values and how we as a Chicano stick together. One quote of Burciaga is “Naces pendejo, mueres pendejo --- You were born a pendejo and you will die a pendejo (Burciaga10)”. This particular quote

  • Attitudes Towards the Navajo Tribe's Language and Culture

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    tribe a tribe of approximately 300,048 people, 170,000+ of whom speak Navajo, who are located in the Northeastern part of Arizona, the Northwestern part of New Mexico, and the Southeastern part Utah, all of whom are located in the USA. The years covered span from the decline of the language in the 1850's to our current time. The scope of the enquiry will range from the history of the Navajo, to the decline of the language, the efforts undertaken to revitalize the language, and its current usage. The

  • Irrigation In Yuma

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    and also technology changed Yuma in many ways. In this essay, you will learn about the events and why some of these events were important to Yuma Counties irrigation system. The irrigation system has changed a lot throughout the years in Yuma Arizona. Some things that changed in Yuma county was the population. In 1912 the population of Yuma county was 5.029. Then throughout the years the population began to grow and

  • Essay On Petrified Forest National Park

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    History Petrified Forest National Park is located in the Painted Desert in northeastern Arizona taking up 93,532.57 acres of its land. Before the national park was established, it was founded as a National Monument on December 8, 1906 when President Theodore Roosevelt signed the proclamation. Years later, the Congress passed a bill and established it as a national park on December 9, 1962. Centuries before Petrified Forest National Park was preserved as a national park, the land was preoccupied by

  • Surviving and Rebuilding: The Devastating Impacts of Floods

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    Yuma: Yuma History Society, 1916. Flooding. Yuma: Yuma History Society, 1916. Flooding in Yuma- b. Yuma: Yuma History Society, 1916. Flooding in Yuma- c. Yuma: Yuma History Society, 1916 The History of Yuma and the Territorial Prison. 1995. "Yuma's Flood History and Monsoon Awareness Week." KAWC. January 1, 2014. Accessed November 24, 2014. Holmes, Garnett, Bureau of Plant

  • Water Conservation and Agriculture in the Colorado River Basin

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    According to Webster’s dictionary, agriculture is defined as the science, art, or practice of cultivating the soil, producing crops, and raising livestock and in varying degrees the preparation and marketing of the resulting products. Essentially, agriculture is a key element to a thriving and sustainable community for the seven billion habitants of our planet Earth. A key resource in providing life to necessary agriculture is the Colorado River. From its headwaters in the Rocky Mountains to the

  • Carlsbad Caverns Diary Essay

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    We have rented an RV for this trip which we had to license just to camp here in the Chihuahuan desert in Southern New Mexico. We have drove for seven hours from Arizona because of the amazing reviews. My dad and I have already taken a tour through the natural entrance which was beyond belief, but the hike down was spectacular! The history behind the caves is so monumental. There are over one hundred limestone caves in the park, each of them with their own unique story to tell. We’ve also made some

  • Hispanic Culture

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    Cultural value orientations are the, “basic and core beliefs of a culture; that have to deal with one’s relationship with one another and the world” (McCarty & Hattwick, 1992). All cultures may encounter challenges with the media and society of how their beliefs and values are represented. There are several factors that resemble how cultural values influence a culture, more specifically the Hispanic culture in Yuma, AZ. Some of those factors are, the expression of their individual and collective