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South Carolina Essay Examples

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The Richness of Valdese in North Carolina
Essay Question and Description: The paper assignment was to right about local town that had historic background, economic ties to the state, and educational opportunities compared to the rest of the state. This paper is about a small North Carolina town that is wealthy in History (with the hisotric Waldensians' leaving It...
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A Description of the Geography, Beauty and Environmental Problems of North Carolina
The coastal plains of North Carolina is characterized by flat land, wide rivers, beautiful and diverse ecology and rich agricultural soils, however many environmental pollutants are defiling this fragile ecosystem. There are several factors that are associated with the destruction of the coastal plains ecosystem, but there...
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The Internal Problems and Disputes That Led to the Formation of North and South Carolina
North CarolinaMotivation for Founding: In 1653, some Virginians settled in what would become North Carolina. In 1663, King Charles II issued a royal charter to eight nobles to settle the area south of Virginia. They created Carolina and included the previous settlement. However, because of internal problems, the crown took...
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The Enduring Life of Jacob Stroyer
The Life of Jacob Stroyer Slave narratives are the personal accounts by black slaves as well as exslaves about their experiences of slavery and the struggles to obtain freedom. The slave narratives offer chronological incidents into an individual's experiences and they provide the audience with an understanding into the...
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The Differences BetweenNorthern Carolina and Southern Carolina
The Differences Between the North and the South Since the birth of our nation the North and South have been two distinct regions. Raising children is a very special detail in the lives of the hard working people of the South and the business people of the North, but differ in many ways. Both the Northern region and the So...
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An Analysis of the Regulators of North Carolina
The Regulators of North Carolina: Outraged OpressorsThe history of colonial North Carolina is bombarded with frequent strife andturmoil. The people of North Carolina, because of a lack in supervision fromthe British monarchy, learned to possess an independent spirit. The colony remainedisolated from the rest of the country...
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British Monarchy's Lack of Supervision Left North Carolina in Strife and Turmoil
Subject: American History - The Regulators of North Carolina The Regulators of North Carolina: Outraged Opressors                   The history of colonial North Carolina is bombarded with frequent strife and turmoil. The people of North Carolina, because of a lack in supervision from the British monarchy, learned to posses...
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The History of the Country of South Africa
South Africa is a country blessed with an abundance of natural resources including fertile farmlands and unique mineral resources. South African mines are world leaders in the production of diamonds and gold as well as strategic metals such as platinum. The climate is mild, reportedly resembling the San Francisco bay area w...
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The Background Information on the Country of South Africa
The country I have picked for my project is in south Africa, and is
located near Zimbabwe, Namibia,
Its climate in January consists of a rainy season. The rains last for about
190 days in the north but only 120 days in the south. In the cool season may
to august temperatures range from 16 deg c to 27 deg c (that is 60 dea t...
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The Language, Religion and Politics of South Africa
Throughout the years South Africa has had many internal problems such as apartheid, small wars within the country, and poverty. Since the early 1990s most of these problems have subsided with the exception of poverty. Before 1994 there were only two official languages in South Africa, now the government recognizes eleven di...
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A Look at the History of the American South
Documenting the American South Documenting the American South is a collection of resources documenting the American South during the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Complete with first hand narratives and detailed accounts of the era, Documenting the American South (DAS) is a fact filled, informative website. DAS is clearl...
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An Introduction to the Geography and Culture of South Africa
South Africa South Africa is the southernmost part of the continent of Africa. It is one of the earth's oldest and stable landmasses. This is why there are no folded mountain ranges. The only mountain ranges that are similar to that kind of range, would be those in the southern tip. This is where the north-south ranges mee...
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A Look at the Current Energy Profile of South Africa
South Africa Introduction Energy is defined as something that creates action. Energy has always been a necessity, because everything requires it in one way or another to work. Without energy, there could bo no electricity, no modern convieniences, or industrialization. Unfortunatly, energy usually means that are negat...
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Geography, Population and Economy of South Africa
South Africa South Africa is the southernmost part of the continent of Africa. It is one of the earth's oldest and stable landmasses. This is why there are no folded mountain ranges. The only mountain ranges that are similar to that kind of range, would be those in the southern tip. This is where the north-south ranges mee...
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The Difference of North and South Korea, a Brief Analysis
Two Korean soldiers-- one from Sariwan, North Korea, and one from Chongju, South Korea-- stare intensely at one another, watching each and every move. They are in the DMZ, a 4 km wide band stretching across 250 km of deserted land, known as the demilitarized zone between the two Koreas. They each represent their part of Kor...
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An Analysis of the Youth Crisis in South Africa
SOUTH AFRICA'S YOUTH Reflecting back on the tragedy that just occurred at Columbine High School in Denver Colorado and the generalizations being made about the U.S youth and the crisis that we are in and supposedly are experiencing ,I decided to research the youth crisis in South Africa. There is at present no "yout...
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Comparing New Jersey to South Carolina
I’m a city girl at heart; the night lights and day drama always grabbed hold of me as I walked the streets of East Orange, New Jersey. On the other hand, North Carolina never gave me the adrenaline that New Jersey offered. I went to school in North Carolina, andI stayed every summer in New Jersey. New Jersey and North Caro...
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My First Day in College
It was inevitable that this day would come. But, it didn’t exactly come in the manner that most college kids would expect. I always pictured my mom driving me to college, helping me unpack, and then we would go our separate ways. This was different; I was dropping her off instead. Here we are over one thousand miles away f...
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A Paper on the Debate on Confederate Flag Debate
Confederate Flag Debate It has been a constant debate over should the confederate flag be flown on the state house dome in South Carolina. The confederate flag was first flown to show the secession of South Carolina from the union. South Carolina seceded from the union on the grounds that tariffs were being passed to...
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Junior Years as an Important Step Towards the Right Student's Future
Legally working; prom is coming up; permits are a thing of the past... junior year is here! In fact, it's almost over. In the third trimester of junior year, all the juniors have to do is get through their last set of classes and then it's the easy homestretch through senior year. Nothing to worry about, right? WRONG! Junio...
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The Role of Fort Sumter in the Civil War
Rough Draft Fort Sumter was a turning point in determining the outcome of the Civil War. Fort Sumter was built on a man-made island of seashells and granite. It was a pentagon shape that was fifty feet high and the walls were eight to twelve feet thick. Fort Sumter is located in South Carolina. It was a defense system for...
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Unjust Sentencing of People in the United States
In the article I chose a man's sentencing was unjustly affected due to a difference in policy between the state he was being tried in, and the national laws regarding the same topic. The policy dispute has to do with the process and exemptions of jury dismissal prior to the beginning of the trial based on motives of race. I...
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Documenting the American South
Documenting the American South Documenting the American South is a collection of resources documenting the American South during the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Complete with first hand narratives and detailed accounts of the era, Documenting the American South (DAS) is a fact filled, informative website. DAS is clea...
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An Introduction to the History of South Carolina
The Confederate flag that now flies atop the statehouse of South Carolina has been a controversial issue for over 30 years. Raised in 1962 to commemorate the Civil Wars 100th anniversary, it is the only Confederate flag to wave atop any state capitol in the country, and its presence has stirred quite a commotion. Last March...
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A Look at My Childhood Days to What I Am Now
Back home in South Carolina, my quiet place was a cabin my grandfather owned in the woods. He would take me out there to hunt and fish. The place was so quiet, you could hear the quietness. Its the sound of a tone that settles in your ear. As I got older, I use to go there to get away from the city and city problems. I...
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