County Essays

  • County cork

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    Amerikanistik PS: The Landscape of Ireland Leitung: Madeleine Kinsella Hausarbeit von Mathias Weber County Cork County Cork The aim of this term paper is to give an overview of the county Cork, beginning with its geographical location then present some historical events that are relevant to the history of Cork and finally show the places of interest, both of the county Cork and of the city itself. The population amounts to 400,000 inhabitants according to the CSO and

  • Behind the Scenes of the County Jail

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    Behind the Scenes of the County Jail Someone, suspected of a crime, is arrested by police. Later on, the suspect goes to court to face their charges. A classic episode of Law & Order. But, where do these suspects go in between the two events. They are held in their local jail of course. While people are familiar with the arrest and courtroom scenes from TV, many are unfamiliar with the jail scene, which becomes home to the suspects who cannot make bail until a court rules a verdict for

  • A Case Study of Campbell County, Kentucky

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    Government and Politics: A Case Study of Campbell County, Kentucky Campbell County, Kentucky offers a very interesting case study of politics at work. The many different variables that can possibly affect how counties as a whole vote are present in Campbell County, and the interplay between all these variables is the topic of this paper. In order to accurately predict the outcome of the election, it is important to be familiar with all the different socio-economic factors that influence the

  • County of Edessa

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    County of Edessa Edessa, located in Armenia, in Celicia, was the most important of the Armenian cities. On the Euphrates, the population was comprised of the Armenian faction (Separated Church) of the Eastern Church. It was actually under the rule of Constantinople, but was in the middle of the expansion of the Seljuk Empire. It was overseen by the Armenian Thoros. He had captured it from the Turks in 1094. Having held it for two years, it was only because of the inability of the Turks

  • orange county choppers

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    Orange County Choppers When I first saw the show, Orange County Choppers, on the Discovery Channel, I was a little bit confused about the premise of it. At first, the show is expressed as one about a family run business that builds custom motorcycles. But then, as I continued to watch the show, it occurred to me that it was intended to be a little bit more. Unlike traditional texts, “The structure of television makes us watch passively.” (The World is a Text, by Jonathan Silverman and Dean Rader

  • Local History of Will County

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    Will County is home to a number of historical landmarks, famous figures, and a plethora of history. It was not always as built up as parts of it are now; Some two hundred years prior, Will County was a land of prairies in which it was farmed and hunted by the Potawatomi Indian tribe. The first established settlement in the boundaries of the county were made by a man named Jesse Walker in 1826. He named it Walker’s Grove, and worked with Potawatomi in the areas of agriculture, milling, and trading

  • The Role of Washington County, Ohio in the Success of the Underground Railroad

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    The Role of Washington County, Ohio in the Success of the Underground Railroad Gone, gone, --sold and gone To the rice-swamps dank and lone, From Virginia's hills and waters, -- Woe is me, my stolen daughters!" (Whittier in Hamilton, pg. 105) Families torn apart, humans sold on auction blocks, using humans for animal labor. These tragedies along with the words of the Quaker poet John Whiittier are just the beginning when trying to explain the motivation for abolitionists helping to

  • Clay County: The History And History Of Clay County

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    Clay County was created by the Tennessee General Assembly on June 16, 1870. The county was formed from the secluded northern parts of Jackson County and Overton County. The citizens believed that, with this new county, they would have more opportunities to participate in self-government rather than continuing to be a part of larger county with which they were only connected to by a few trails and no roads. The first session of the county court assembled in Mary Robert’s store in the Butler’s Landing

  • Overhead In County Slogi and Woman Work

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    "Woman Work" by Maya Angelou and "Overheard in County Sigo" by Gillian Clarke In this essay I am going to discuss two poems. "Woman Work" written by Maya Angelou, is about a woman who works all the time and just wants to rest. The second poem is called "overheard in County Sigo" written by Gillian Clarke which is about a married woman having a conversation with her friend about her life and looking back at what her ambitions were. "Woman Work" is a regular 5 stanza, rhyming poem, It is set

  • Everyone Should Go to the County Fair!

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    Everyone Should Go to the County Fair! If you've been to the County Fair before, there's no reason for you to keep reading this. You already know how much fun it is. You don't need to be convinced. You're already going back. You can stop reading right now, go buy your pre-sale tickets, and get the car packed up and ready to go. But you, yes, you, what's your excuse for not having been to the past 156 County Fairs? Oh, "I wasn't born 156 years ago," you say? That's no excuse. You're just

  • Westchester County Case Study

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    *Westchester County has nearly one million residents living throughout the 450 square miles and its population is larger than five states and 77 countries (Westchester gov.com, 2014). This region has a lot to offer historical; Westchester County played a key role in the American Revolution, cultural; arts, music, theater, museums, gardens, literary arts, cultural centers, and so on, geography; its locale is right along the Long Island Sound on the southeast and the Hudson River on the west, rolling

  • Uncertified Teachers in Prince George’s County Schools

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    George’s County Schools Prince George’s County has been the largest school district in Maryland for the past more than twenty years. However, as a result of under funding, compared to other Maryland public school districts, Prince George’s County sustains the second highest percentage of uncertified teachers in the state. The lack of certified teachers has left lasting negative effects on the Prince George’s county school system. This problem goes much deeper than Prince George’s County, uncertified

  • Personal Essay: I Propose To Change The Status Of Craighead County, Ar

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    Personal Essay: I Propose To Change the Status of Craighead County, AR From A Dry To A Wet County I propose to change the current status of Craighead County, Arkansas from a dry county to a wet county. Although there are strong arguments that the benefits of being a dry county are greater than the drawbacks, it is important to reassess those ideas. There are two very important drawbacks to a dry county. One is the loss of businesses and revenues from businesses that sell or serve alcoholic beverages

  • The Lincoln County War

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    The Lincoln County War was a small skirmish between civilian factions in the New Mexico territory in 1978. It started as a feud between two rival general stores in Lincoln County. It was plagued by poor dissemination of information because, both sides were deputized and assumed they were operating with the law. By the end of the conflict twenty-two people had died, and with the exception of Billy the Kid, both sides were pardoned for their actions. There was no clear winner, and due to questionable

  • Descriptive Essay Example: Livestock Sale at the County Fair

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    Livestock Sale at the County Fair Every year I get this feeling. The knots in my stomach are pulled tighter every time I pass through the narrow rock arch labeled with an aged sign reading, Welcome to the Delta County Fair Grounds. My eyes peer into the distance, and like every year, the park is full of commotion and energy. Kids swinging on the swings, teenagers showing off their new school clothes while sitting on the chipped green tables eating mazzo dogs, and the various types of food stands

  • Aldo Leopold's A Sand County Almanac

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    Aldo Leopold's A Sand County Almanac Although Leopold’s love of great expanses of wilderness is readily apparent, his book does not cry out in defense of particular tracts of land about to go under the axe or plow, but rather deals with the minutiae, the details, of often unnoticed plants and animals, all the little things that, in our ignorance, we have left out of our managed acreages but which must be present to add up to balanced ecosystems and a sense of quality and wholeness in the landscape

  • Taking the Bite Out of Dangerous Dogs in Marion County

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    twelve (DeIorio, “Have a Dog-Bite-Free Summer”). In Marion County, Florida, aggressive and dangerous breads of dogs are a “serious issue” for the community according to Marion County Commissioner Jim Payton (Thompson, “County drops '1 free kill'”). Responsible dog owners seem to be unaware of the problem but area residents who have been victims of these attacks have turned to the Marion County Board of Commissioners for help. The local County Commissioners have been wrestling with this issue since October

  • A Sand County Almanac Analysis

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    In his conclusive work, A Sand County Almanac, Aldo Leopold does a profound examination of the natural world around him while also writing about his own personal belief about nature. His Land Ethic suggests an approach on how ethics could be implemented. A Sand County Almanac is written to a more general audience with the hope of influencing perspectives of human activity on the environment. Leopold discusses the way in which we should be viewing our interactions with the environment in a balanced

  • Similarities and Differences Between Woman Work and Overheard in County Sligo

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    Similarities and Differences Between Woman Work and Overheard in County Sligo “Woman Work” is about a very unhappy woman who doesn’t have anything of her own, she uses the weather to describe how she would like to get herself away from her mundane life, for example “Storm, blow me from here with your fiercest wind”. She thinks that the only thing she can call her own is the different weathers. Whereas in “Overheard in County Sligo” which is also about a woman, however, this woman is unhappy

  • Comparison between Woman Work and Overheard in County Sligo

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    Comparison between Woman Work and Overheard in County Sligo Woman Work and overheard in County Sligo are both poems which give us an image of the role of woman in the past, and how she contributed to society Through reading both these poems, it is apparent that both of the poets’ backgrounds have influenced the poems. In the past, women were not considered important in society, and their efforts were not valued, not even by woman herself. Women were expected to stay at home, and become housewives