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  • Alienation in Wisconsin

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    In recent weeks, Madison, Wisconsin has been in complete uproar with large protests against Governor Scott Walker’s budget bill. This budget bill would deny collective-bargaining rights to public sector workers in which the governor purposes will help with the state’s financial problems. By proposing this budget bill, Governor Walker is attacking unions which have nothing to do with the financial problems of the state. In fact, these unions have already agreed to make financial adjustments but the

  • Wisconsin V. Budder Case: Wisconsin V. Yoder

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    Wisconsin v. Yoder is the case in which members of an old order Amish family were restricted from removing their children from school after completing the 8th grade. These families argued that the states compulsory educational law violated their right to exercise their religion freely. The Amish lead a simple way of life and higher education is not only deemed unnecessary but also endangers their traditional values. They believe that the values their children will learn at home outweigh the knowledge

  • Wisconsin Gray Wolf

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    Wisconsin Gray Wolf Walking through the forests of northern Wisconsin, one may have the fortune to hear the haunting howl of the gray wolf, rising and falling in the cool air. This majestic predator has long inhabited the wilderness of Wisconsin but was nearly wiped out by human imposed threats. Since the gray wolf’s disappearance from the state, great lengths were dedicated to bringing the wolves back. Through dedication, education, research, and improvements to habitat, the gray wolf once more

  • The History of the Wisconsin Indians

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    established a program that would support school districts’ efforts to give information about Wisconsin Indian history, culture, and tribal sovereignty. The exact year Act 31 took place was 1989 (information from Act 31 handout/lecture). I would like to teach at the high school level which is the grades nine through twelve. One course would be history. History is a very delicate topic when dealing with Wisconsin Native Americans. I would talk to the Native American students in my class, and I would ask

  • The Haunted Places in Wisconsin

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    on an adventure though Wisconsin’s past and present gulls and goblins that will sure give you a new look on Wisconsin. The haunted places in Wisconsin are worth learning about. Do you know what the closet haunted places to you are? The closet haunted places are in Weyauwega, Marsh Road. There are actually two haunted roads by the name of Marsh Road in Weyauwega (Haunted Places in Wisconsin 29). There is one where I live stretching from highway 54 to White Lake Road, which is the road I live on, and

  • Gun Control in Wisconsin

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    Living in a rural area of Wisconsin, I have always grown up with guns around, especially for hunting and recreational activities, such as shooting trap. Gun control is a large controversy throughout the United states, but in Wisconsin, there is much debate on what should be done. Michael Steele once said, “You can have all the gun control laws in the country, but if you don't enforce them, people are going to find a way to protect themselves. We need to recognize that bad people are doing bad things

  • Effect of Fertilizer on the Wisconsin Fast Plants

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    might be needed. So don’t just trust the fertilizer bag that says it has all the nutrients, test it out. (Miller and Levine 717) Wisconsin fast plants come from the Cruciferae plant family. They tend to have shorter life cycles. It took years of Dr. Williams breeding these plants to get it right, but now the 6 month life cycle is down to a 5 week life cycle. Wisconsin fast plants, also known as Brasica rapa plants, were bred as research tools. (H. Lauffer, D. Lauffer, Williams) The fertilizer pellets

  • The Necessity of Legalizing Wolf Hunting in Wisconsin

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    gray wolf, native to the Wisconsin area, has been listed federally as an endangered species due to the graphic and horrific treatment they had received during the industrialization periods of America, when they were frowned upon and hated because they are predatory creatures and did, on occasion, attack livestock and pets. Because the government was encouraging the hunting, including bounties for the animals, the wolves were hunted to near extinction. However, now Wisconsin faces a new problem. With

  • The Wisconsin Graduation Test - A Good Idea

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    The Wisconsin Graduation Test - A Good Idea What is a test? The Webster’s New American Dictionary defines a test as “a critical examination or evaluation”. The World Book 2000 Encyclopedia defines testing as “an attempt to measure a person’s knowledge, intelligence, or other characteristics in a systematic way”. The Wisconsin 2004 freshmen will have to take a graduation test in order to graduate their senior year. They have four chances to pass the graduation examination. This paper will explain

  • The Culture Of The Native American Culture In Wisconsin

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    Wisconsin is a state rich with culture, with each and every culture celebrated. One of the most important cultures within Wisconsin is the Native American culture. This state was even named using the Ojibwe language. “Wishkongsing” is the Ojibwe name for the Wisconsin River and also where the name of our great state came from. There are several tribes present in Wisconsin besides the Ojibwe: the Menominee, Ho-Chunk, and Potawatomi tribes. The Menominee, or “wild rice people,” are the original inhabitants