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The Pennsylvania Border Essay Examples

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An Introduction to the History and Geography of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvanias land started with the idea of plate tectonics and convection currents. The mantle of the Earth is hotter than the lithosphere, which causes materials to sink and eventually rise back up to the surface. These continents move towards or away from each other with convection currents. Then, during the Ordovician...
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The Advantages and Disadvantages of the U. S. Border Patrol
US Border Patrol: Pros & Cons The U.S. Border Patrol is the organization that polices the entry of illegal immigrants into our country. The official mission of the United States Border patrol is to protect the boundaries of the United States by preventing illegal entry, and by detecting, interdicting, and apprehendin...
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A Short Essay on Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania is one of the first colines made. And one of the most high class colines out of the Middle colines. Thgeography in Pennsylvania is over all simple. Flat land, And not very soil to make crops. The winters were long so there harvest time was limited. They didnt really have any slaves. People in Pennsylvania we...
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An Analysis of People in Pennsylvania
The Pennsylvania Dutch were virtually the only people in America in Colonial days who had a strong, imaginative feeling for color and design; for creative art in their households, and even on such earthy objects as their barns, fences, wagons and weather-vanes. Our knowledge of Pennsylvania-Dutch pottery is based on museums...
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The Ways to Help Create and Improve Sustainable Tourism in Homestead, Pennsylvania
Executive Summary This tourism plan will examine ways to help create and improve sustainable tourism in Homestead, Pennsylvania. This will be done through careful analysis of established theories in the field of tourism planning through a literature review. Then with the aid of primary research, including visual and writte...
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How Pennsylvania Was Founded by William Penn
The Penn Family William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania, had many personal defeats but always found a way to be victorious. The thing that made him famous was the fact that he never let his disappointments get the better of himself. When he was down, he always found a way to get back up. Not only was William brave, but he w...
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The Geological History and Features of Pennsylvania
The earth is an ever-changing chunk of rock to put it at the lowest level of comprehension available. This rock that we call home is brewing with billions of life forms and is constantly changing every day. This can be attributed to the various cycles that are at work on this planet of our, from the hydrological system to t...
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The Life of a Traveler
He felt a raindrop on his head. Damn. It had been thirteen hours since
his last ride had dropped him off at that little cold Mobil in Cortland,
Ohio, and all he'd done since was walk toward the Pennsylvania border
with his arm out and thumb up like a hopeless fool. He was hungry, his
throat itched, and his arm was burning f...
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A Paper on Border Security Bill from May of 2002
A border security bill presented in May of 2002 boosts the pay of border patrol agents as well as authorizing the former Immigration and Naturalization Service to hire 200 new investigators and 200 inspectors ("House," 2002). It further requisites the old INS to establish a foreign-student tracking system that wou...
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An Analysis of the Diminishing Border Between the United States and Canada
Lately, living in Canada it is becoming clearer that our border with the United States seems to be vanishing. We have as a country always tried to stay independent and to be unique in our own ways. The multiculturalism and the way everyone lives together shows why Canada is one of the top countries. On the other hand Americ...
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The Cause and Effects of the Militarization of the U.S.- Mexican Border
Militarization of the U.S. – Mexico Border By Joan J. Jaimes June 22, 2000 “¡Corranle, allí viene la migra!”, translated into English, this means “Run, there comes immigration!” This is what illegal immigrants shout everyday when they are about to cross the Rio Grande in search for better lives. Unfortunately, not many...
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A Comparison of Pros and Cons of the United States Border Patrol
US Border Patrol: Pros & Cons The U.S. Border Patrol is the organization that polices the entry of illegal immigrants into our country. The official mission of the United States Border patrol is to protect the boundaries of the United States by preventing illegal entry, and by detecting, interdicting, and apprehendi...
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An Analysis of National Border Issues in Bulgaria
External historical events often changed Bulgaria's national boundaries in its first century of existence, natural terrain features defined most boundaries after 1944, and no significant group of people suffered serious economic hardship because of border delineation. Postwar Bulgaria contained a large percentage of t...
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A Discussion of the Issue of the Drug War and Border Relations
Joshua Vallejo Chicano 106 Professor Herrera 19 December 2013 Drug War and Border Relations In recent years the borderlands between the United States and Mexico has been the focus of discussions due to illegal drug trafficking, illegal immigration, and border security. This issue cannot be dissected in parts as each p...
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The Hershey Theatre
Top of Form One building that has left a lasting impression on me is the Hershey Theatre. A building based on a Venetian villa and a Byzantine castle is not something expected in south central Pennsylvania and unexpected things have a habit of leaving impressions even if only for that reason alone, but the real reason I fi...
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The History of Prisons in America
The history of prison in American started from in the 17th century and 18th century beginning with Pennsylvania and Auburn system. There are nine stages of prisons of development to where we are now. j Who are the citizens in our prisons today? There are many different types of programs and work-related training in prisons....
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The Penn State University
Over these past weeks I learned a lot about Penn State University and
its history. The Pennsylvania state university was founded in 1855. Penn
state is one of the oldest universities in the United State of American.
There are many branches of Penn state that are located in Pennsylvania.
This university has a first-class fou...
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There Will Be Oil: The Discovery of Oil at Oil Creek
Since the discovery of oil at Oil Creek, Pennsylvania in 1859 many have made assumptions about when oil will run out or peak. Everyday higher demand is growing for the black gold to help our fast paced society stay on course. Yet many have made determinations that the fuel will all run out sooner or later, some said that th...
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The Johnston Floods: When the South Fork Dam Collapsed
“OMG, I can’t wait till we get there!” said Jennifer. It was May 31, 1889, and there was a group of girls on a field trip to Pennsylvania. They were on their way to see the famous South Fork Dam. “I know! I can’t wait either,” said Emily. “I wonder what it looks like; I’ve never been to a dam before.” Abby said. “Well don...
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Love Park in Philadelphia, PA
Love Park, which is visited by many people especially those who are, well, in love. At least that’s the first thought that comes into mind when we hear the name Love Park. This public space is open to the public; it attracts tourists, especially since this park is located right in the City of Philly where we find various a...
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The Uniqueness of My Community
As I look out of my bedroom window, I see a small rural community with fifty homes, two businesses, and two schools; which once was a thriving coal mining town in south western Pennsylvania. York Run, which was named after two brothers named York who were trappers in the late 1800’s, was the heart of a booming coal industry...
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The Battle of Gettysburg
The most famous and important battle of the civil war occurred in a small town in southern Pennsylvania in the summer of 1863. The battle of Gettysburg was fought from 1 July 1863 to 3 July 1863. Roughly 160,000 Soldiers from the North and South converged in this tiny area and fought one of the hardest battles in American...
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A Biography of Daniel Boone One of the Nation's Most Famous Frontiersmen
Daniel Boone Daniel Boone, one of the nation's most famous frontiersmen, was born and raised in Pennsylvania, on November 2, 1734. Little is known of Daniel's Pennsylvania years, though he did return to visit his boyhood home in 1781 and again in 1788. Of course, as a young man he began the adventures he is known for,...
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The Life and Work of Edward Abbey
Edward Abbey (1927-1989) What entertains many and exasperates others is Abbeys unique prose voice. Alternately misanthropic and sentimental, enraged and hilarious, it is the voice of a full-blooded man airing his passionsPeter Carlson, People Magazine. Edward Abbey was born January 29, 1927 in Indiana, Pennsylvan...
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An Essay on the Amish Communities of Lancaster Pennsylvania and the Oneida Community
The Amish of Lancaster Pennsylvania (and Indiana) relied on the availability of good farmland for their success. At the time of their settling land was readily available and in large tracts. Even though much of the land needed to be cleared of trees and rocks the Amish were accustomed to hard physical labor so this was not...
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