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    A Good Neighbor

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    to brag a little. U.S. Group, Inc. is a general contractor managing residential, commercial, and road construction projects across South Carolina. In a field not known for having good community relations, U.S. Group has developed a public relations program to keep the public informed about its five multi-million dollar road construction projects: State Route 802 in Beaufort, the interchange of U.S. Route 378 and I-26 in Columbia, College Park Road in Ladson, State Route 219 in Newberry, and the

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    It is Time to Expand Medicaid Coverage in South Carolina When it validated the constitutionality of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2012, the United States Supreme Court also ruled that states could decide for themselves whether or not to expand their Medicaid programs (Sonfield, 2012). Predictably, South Carolina said no. The Palmetto State’s decision not to expand Medicaid in concert with the Affordable Care Act was wrong, and it is time to correct that mistake. The leadership’s

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    William Sherman

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    on February 8 of that year. His father died when he was child, and his mother couldn’t afford to raise him so she sent him to be raised by Thomas Ewing, his father’s friend. He soon married Mr. Ewing’s daughter, Ellan. William Sherman attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and graduated 6th in his class in 1840. During the Mexican War, he was an unpopular soldier in California because he had little combat experiences. He resigned from the army in September 6, 1853, and became partner in

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    The History and Future of Panama

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    today and Panama plays a vital part in the success of U.S. interests around the world. Without the canal access and established ties that we share the United States would not be the super power that it is today. Land Only a three-hour flight From the United States, Panama or the land of many fish is 25,590 square miles or roughly the size of North Carolina. Located at the southern tip of Central America it is the bridge connecting Central and South America. You could even drive all the way from the

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    shape, and tension is increasing in the country. Abraham Lincoln was just starting his term in office as president and coming into what was Americas bloodiest war. As frustration arises in the south with enraged confederates, the first “shot” of the war is released in renowned Fort Sumter, South Carolina. President Lincoln begins to do all he can to sew a savagely ripped nation back into one. The president juggles saving the Union while addressing matters that are influential to the division of

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    assertive, charismatic, and ill-tempered man that helped change American history. ("Andrew jackson,"). After reading the website, Jackson’s entire life was filled with overtly dramatic events and acts of controversy. Andrew Jackson was born in South Carolina near Camden on March 15th 1767 and was of Scotch-Irish decent. Elizabeth Jackson, Andrew’s mother, raised young Jackson and his two older brothers after their father Andrew had passed. When Andrew was only about 13-years-old, he and his older

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    Child abuse is a huge problem within the U.S. It is the physical maltreatment or sexual molestation of a child. A lot of times it goes undetected for many years because a witness or the individual being abused is scared to speak up. When it does get reported to the police all information is transferred to DSS(Department of Social Services) or a similar service, and they take matters into their own hands. The law is not always strict or inforced enough so at times they get too focused on less important

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    Robert E Lee Biography

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    Robert E. Lee Lee was a military officer who graduated from U.S. Military Academy at West Point and served in the Engineer Corps. Later on, he was called upon to command the Confederate Army of North Virginia in the Civil War. He was a very successful man and a very accomplished commander. Robert Edward Lee was the fifth child of Colonel Henry (also known as “Light-Horse Harry”) and Ann Lee, born in January 19, 1807. Both of his parents were members of the Virginia aristocracy. His mother descends

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    Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination

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    operated by Quakers in Cockeysville. As a teenager he attended St. Timothy's Military Academy, but dropped out soon after his father died in 1852. Booth then began to follow in his father's footsteps and became an actor. He made his acting debut at 17 years old in Shakespeare's Richard III at the Charles Street Theater in Baltimore. President Abraham Lincoln was born in Hardin County, Kentucky on Febuary 12th, 1809. When he was two years old his family moved to a farm on Knob Creek. It was there

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    Dream Big; DREAM Act

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    expanding the tradition of American military strength. However, "over 72 percent of 17- to 24-year-olds do not meet the basic educational, physical and moral standards required for service" (Shelton and Dalton). That is the reason why Daniel Gonzalez states "the military would need only a fraction of the undocumented immigrants made available by the DREAM Act to help offset shortages of qualified recruits" ("A Military Route to Citizenship"). To continue keeping the American people secure, America needs

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    politically almost a century? Born December 29, 1808; Andrew Johnson embarked on a political campaign that watched him rise from absolute destitution to the heights of President of the United States. Andrew Johnson was born in a log cabin in Raleigh North Carolina.(1) His parents Jacob and Polly were both illiterate, hence, Andrew had basically no education during his youth. Jacob Johnson, Andrew’s father, passed away when Andrew was quite young, leaving Polly to take care of Andrew and his brother William

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    family's removal to Alexandria, where Robert distinguished himself in local schools. His father's death in 1811 increased responsibilities on all the sons; Robert, especially, cared for his invalid mother. Lee graduated number two in his class from the U.S. Military Academy in 1829. Commissioned a brevet lieutenant of engineers, he spent a few years at Fort Pulaski, Georgia, and Fort Monroe, Virginia. At Fort Monroe on June 30, 1831, he married Mary Ann Randolph Custis, with whom he had seven children

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    economic value. The “Economics of Bicycling in SC” article presents a lot of valuable information about the economic and private benefits of bicycling and bicycle lanes as well as the savings of taking advantage of such transportation. The North Carolina Outer Banks made an investment on bike facilities and its return was incredible high resulting in a 9 to 1 annual return. More than fifty percent of the tourists in the Outer Banks said the bike facilities are a large contributing factor for them

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    Harriet Tubman was born in Dorchester County Maryland during the mid- eighteen hundreds a time where slavery was common for African Americans. Harriet had a problem with picking cotton and doing everyday slave duties was an everyday reality for African American slaves. She became a problem to many slave owners because her goal was to set all slaves free. Since Harriet represents a strong, fearless leader she had a bounty on her head wanted dead or alive. Harriet Tubman declared “Every great dream

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    Levi Coffin

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    applied them to various stages of his life; including his young adulthood, marriage and retirement (Ludwig). Levi Coffin was born, the only boy of seven children, in Greensboro, North Carolina on October the 28, 1798, to Levi Coffin and Prudence Williams Coffin (“Levi Coffin”). As a child growing up in North Carolina, Levi was continually surrounded by slavery, although his family did not join in this practice. Their family had taken the philosophies of John Woolman to heart; he had very strong opinions

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    How Trains Impacted America

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    of that determination to never stop trying. Railroads have impacted the America runs and its effects are still reverberating through the country today. Works Cited http://www.ushistory.org/us/25b.asp http://www.flowofhistory.com/units/eme/17/FC112 http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthemove/themes/story_47_1.html http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/rrhtml/rrintro.html http://www.gocurrency.com/articles/invention-rail-road.htm http://www.egr.msu.edu/~lira/supp/steam/ http://www.whoinventedit

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    Japan controlling much of the Chinese territory, the main supply route for the Chinese was thru the Burma Road. This supply route was essential to operations in the area shaped a restructure for the way supplies would be delivered to soldiers fighting and patients being able to get the urgent care they extremely needed. The only logical and expeditious way to do all of this would be through the use of aircraft flying a supply route known as “the Hump.”2 History Commanders from all units across

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    discrimination and to restore voting rights in the South. Clearly the 60s was not the beginning of the fight for civil rights in America. The 18th century in the United State was plagued by hatred, racism and slavery. Slavery affected the entire nation. Slavery destroyed families by taking members of one’s captive to work as slaves. Abolitionists of all races began protesting against slavery. As slaves grew tired of intense abuse, slaves planned escape routes, signals and even songs. By 1843, slaves

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    History of Slavery in America

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    Service, n.d. Web. 10 Feb. 2014. "Slavery Before Statehood." Moment of Indiana History RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Feb. 2014. "Slave Life and Slave Codes." Ushistory.org. Independence Hall Association, n.d. Web. 07 Feb. 2014. "Treatment of Slaves in the U.S." Boundless. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Feb. 2014

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    Biography Of Aaron Burr

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    Burr was smart beyond his age which showed in all of his work. At the age of 11 he applied to the College of New Jersey and was denied entry, he tried again later at the age of 13 and was accepted. He soon after graduated from the college at the age of 17 with a degree in law although taking some courses in theology, which was the same study as both his father and grandfather, took. He graduated summa cum laude, graduating in the highest honor and at the top of his class. After graduating from the College

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