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    The Negro speaks of rivers is Langston Hughes first mature poem. He wrote this poem when he was seventeen in 1920. Hughes was inspired to write this poem when his train crossed over the Mississippi River, as he was traveling to Mexico to visit his father. It was published in 1921 in the journal the Crisis, a predominantly African American readership. This poem is free verse but has the rhythm of a gospel preacher. He does uses anaphora, which is the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning

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    Effects Of Hypoxic Zones

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    There are more than 500 hypoxic zones worldwide (Trujillo). Hypoxic zones are areas in a body of water where oxygen levels are lower than 2 mg 1-1 O2. In areas of the Pacific, Indian and Western Atlantic oceans where up welling occurs hypoxic zones occur naturally (Helly).When oxygen levels are this low the water cannot support life and as a result the area becomes a dead zone. Hypoxia can lead to harmful algal blooms, and other side effects such as increased turbidity currents, loss of habitat for

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    Physical Geography of Pierce County

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    A Brief Introduction: Pierce County is a very scenic and key area to the development of the northern Mississippi. The county today has a total land area of 576 sq. miles and is home to just over 41,000 people. Consisting of 6 villages, 13 towns, only 2 cities, and many unincorporated settlements Pierce County is very rural and has made grown largely due to the trapping, lumber, dairy, fertile soil, tourism, Fishing, mining industries, and the easy access to waterways. March 14, 1853 Named after the

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    An Analysis of The Negro Speaks of Rivers

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    his cultural background and society becomes clearer. Due to his eloquence and importance of topics chosen, Langston Hughes is a great representative of the Harlem renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s. Works Cited Hughes, Susan. "The Negro Speaks of Rivers.” American Literature Since the Civil War. Create edition. New York, NY: McGraw - Hill, 2011. 166-175. E-Book. Muhesen, Sultan. "The Earliest Paleolithic Occupation in Syria." Trans. Array Neandertals and Modern Humans in Western Asia. New York,

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    Strategically Siting Constructed Wetlands to Target Nitrate Removal: A GIS Method Applied to an Agricultural Watershed in West Central Indiana Intensification of agricultural practices in the Midwest has led to increased nutrient losses in surface runoff and subsurface drainage, impacting downstream water quality and the problem of hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico. Nitrate losses are especially significant in heavily tile drained land, characteristic of west central Indiana. Constructed wetlands

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    Huck said (Twain 9). When Twain was four years old, his family moved to Hannibal, Missouri, a small town on the west bank of the Mississippi River. The Mississippi River and the towns along it were used as the setting in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. "We judged that three nights more would fetch us to Cairo, at the bottom of Illinois, where the Ohio River comes in^^ (Twain 106). Huck and Jim were trying to reach a town named Cairo. It was located in a free state, Ohio. Cairo was

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    Human Influnce on The United States

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    replicate it. Eventually the potato came a long way from being a primary source of food to being commonly used for payment in debts. They found ways to take advantage of the resources the Mississippi River provide them. It was used as a travel system and for irrigation. Ultimately it became a very industrialized river. When the Gold Rush came along, many Americans took advantage of this opportunity. They created new cities, improved transportation, and created capital for our country. All these actions

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    “the key” to the Confederacy, Grant successfully pulled through his maneuvers in leading to victory. The victory and capture of the city had divided the Confederates in half, which meant that the Union ceded control of a very strategic point along a river. As the Confederate Army suffered difficulty to continuously be supplied, it made it more perplexing to sustain a fight. With that, the Union Army benefited from their success of the Siege of Vicksburg.

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    the battle of vicksburg

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    Hallowed Ground Magazine 2013). Commander Dixon seeing an opportunity to inform two highly influential Senators informed the two senators of his plan that would allow for the Capture of the City of New Orleans Louisiana and then the city of Vicksburg Mississippi. Intrigued by the plan they were just presented, Commander Dixon was asked to present President Abraham Lincoln with his plan. President Lincoln Understanding the strategic importance behind occupying Vicksburg authorized the plan. This would set

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    Arkansas: A Different State

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    making for actual difference. Those negative aspects extend back to the early days of the territory. When Cephas Washburn was on his way to Arkansas in 1819 to serve as a missionary to the Cherokees, he stopped at the present site of Vicksburg, Mississippi, to obtain specific directions to the territory, only to be told that “the way to get there was wnknown.”1 Other remarks pertaining to Arkansas are even less positive; it was stated that “Arkansas is not part of the world for which Jesus Christ

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