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    Honolulu, Hawaii Honolulu, Hawaii, the capital of the Hawaiian islands, is a magnificent island with amazing sights. Have you ever wanted to visit this island? Have you ever thought about taking a vacation there? Many people dream of going. They go there for vacations, weddings, honeymoons, or even just to see the true beauty of the island. This is truly a magnificent place to visit. The islands are located in the Pacific Ocean. They are part of the North American continent. “Hawaii is the only

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    With The Mysterious Island, Jules Verne writes a compelling survival story, intertwining history and fiction to tell the narrative of a small band of wartime escapees. Five Yankee prisoners-of-war, detained in Richmond by the Confederates, make a daring escape in a balloon meant for communication. United in their quest for freedom, the party crash-lands on an undocumented island in the Pacific, 7000 miles away from their homes. But in the ensuing melee, the band loses their leader, engineer Cyrus

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    Ellis Island Immigration

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    Opening in 1892, Ellis Island quickly became the most active immigration station (and largest in America) for Immigrants entering the U.S.; mainly from Europe. For these Immigrants, Ellis Island was the entrance point to "the land of opportunity" and they had worked hard and spent a lot of hard earned money to get there. The immigrants that came to the America were coming partially because of the prospect and promises of prosperity and happiness and that America was “the land of opportunity”, but

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    Easter Island Mystery

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    Easter Island: The Mysteries of the Moai On a tiny island off the coast of Chile, two thousand miles from the nearest civilization, there stand hundreds of massive stone statues hewn from rough volcanic rock in the shape of human faces. These statues remain a great source of controversy and disagreement among the scientific community. Almost nothing is left over from the time of the figures or their creators to explain them but ancient island lore and legend, unproven stories that serve only to

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    Consequently, Jim 's disregard for his adultlike duties enables him the agency to become a far more dynamic character than that of Smollett (Ward 311). To Jim, the adventure is a game where the rules of society do not apply. Skeleton Island is essentially a playground that is divorced from ordinary laws; to continue to obey those laws would put Jim at an unfortunate disadvantage in terms of both his survival and his development (Deane 701). However, Jim quickly learns that his newfound

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    A Agriculture Agriculture in Rhode Island is important; it is one of the state’s top industries. Farming earns Rhode Island’s government $59.6 million dollars per year. Most money being made from the agriculture is from sod, ornamental trees, and shrubs. The surface of the state is 10% farmland, although less than 3% of the population farm, and the future of farming here is uncertain. Due to population density, prices of land are rapidly increasing

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    located in the world-famous amusement park, Coney Island. Located in Brooklyn, New York, on 1000 Surf Avenue lies arguably New York’s most thrilling place to be, Coney Island. Coney Island is made up of three different parks, with rides ranging from rollercoasters to a children’s log fume. From the beginning, Coney Island became a very popular tourist destination due to its proximity to an ever-expanding Manhattan. Coney

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    people nowadays. These two man made things are the Moai on Easter Island and the Panama Canal. Both of them took much dedication and also are marvels to people even today however, differ in many ways as well, an example of witch would be any known reasons to build them and how they were built. To begin this composition, both these structures took great dedication to make in both time, energy and resources. The Moai on Easter Island were great statues and due to their weight and height and complexity

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    The Marshall Islands are a group of islands located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean. It is made up of twenty nine atolls (ring-shaped coral reefs) and five islands. The United States chose these islands, specifically the Bikini Atoll, to conduct tests of their nuclear weapons near the beginning of the Cold War in the midst of World War II. The United States detonated a total of sixty seven nuclear weapons on these islands between the years of 1946 and 1958. The overall strength of the tests

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    The Hawaiian Islands are an incredible place to visit and explore. I have visited there twice now, and the sights are amazing. This assignment came up right after I got back from my last trip, and one thing that had my interest while I was there was the islands’ formations. Flying in the first time, I enjoyed being able to see the islands come into view after being over water for 6 hours. Doing snorkeling adventures, I visited Molokini Crater. While going to Oahu to visit Pearl Harbor I could

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    us zoom in on a specific place that holds memories of many Americans from past to present. Let us look at Ellis Island, and its historical context in relevance to New York City. Let us examine its evolution and its impact to not only New York, but towards the entire country of USA. What is Ellis Island? Based on National Park Service and the U.S Department of the Interior, Ellis Island was America’s largest and most active immigration station from 1892 to 1924. Over twelve million immigrants were

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    enough to escape while others had no choice but to stay there. In the article “Environmental Collapse of Easter Island”, by Jared Diaman, it states “Any islander who tried to warn about the dangers of progressive deforestation would've been overridden by vested interests of carvers, bureaucrats, and Chiefs, whose jobs depended on continued deforestation.” This means that Easter island continued on using up all their resources and cutting down all their trees for mostly statues; to show off their

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    rest of the other passengers made it, yet some kind of disease has claimed the lives of some of the people here. We are all terrified, but thrilled in a big bundle of emotions, this will be the most exciting moments of my life passing through Ellis island. Mother was just going up to the top deck to get some fresh air, then she came tearing through halls yelling “I see America!” After that a huge mass of passengers ran up to the top deck, They were greeted by the statue of liberty welcoming them in

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    happened to a group of English colonists who disappeared from Roanoke Island in the late 1500s. Because the colonists carved the letters “Cro” on a three and the word “Croatan” on a fence post before they disappeared, a theory has been proposed that the colonists went to the nearby island of Croatan when they disappeared from Roanoke Island. The listening passage casts doubt on the theory that the colonists went to nearby Croatan Island by listing the reasons that this mostly

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    Coney Island is just more than a famous amusement park area, it served as a huge impact on various aspects of people’s lives and society. As soon as summer starts in Brooklyn, Coney Island revives for another season of joy, laughter, its nature and amusements as thousands of people migrate to its amusement park, beach, and boardwalk. Coney Island is known for being the most famous American beachfront since 1829. It’s also a New York neighborhood that features more than 50 amusement park rides and

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    of the islands. No matter what way you put it, what makes the Galapagos special is in danger. The Galapagos Islands are not separate from problems which are affecting the rest of the world, especially other eco-tourism hotspots. If issues such as population growth, construction and tourism are not addressed soon we will lose the paradise that is the Galapagos to human development and tourism. I am not going to say that everything is going wrong in the Galapagos. When I visited the islands this summer

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    Battle of Long Island. This paper will analyze the battle and the misuse of intelligence assets using the four-step method: define the subject, review the setting, describe the action, and assess the significance by offering an alternate outcome. Defining the Subject The Battle of Long Island, fought on August 27, 1776, was the first battle as a unified Continental Army and largest engagement of the Revolutionary war. Also called the Battle of Brooklyn, given its location on Long Island, the battle

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    those with the whip, while the Beast-Folk are beneath them. Prendick has a very fluid position which varies throughout the text. Bonnie Cross argues in her essay But They Talk: Historical and Modern Mechanisms Behind the Beast Folk’s Language in The Island of Dr. Moreau that “Prendick’s choice to say the Law with the Beast Folk complicates his identity as a man or a member of the Beast Folk, suggesting that language is more important than physical appearance” (42). First this indicates that Prendick’s

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    Almost two thirds of the 57 nuclear power plant accidents in the world have occurred in the United States. The most serious nuclear accident happened right outside Middletown, Pennsylvania on March 28, 1979. This was known as the Three Mile Island Accident. A pump inside the unit had shut down overnight and caused the reactor to lose coolant; this lead to the unit overheating. The building was melting due to the chemicals clashing together. The building had an automatic designed seal if pressure

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    Fukushima and Three Mile Island “Nuclear power is not a miracle key for the future.” According to Tarja Halonen, the use of nuclear power, although it may seem perfect in theory, will not be perfect in practice. Such examples can be seen in the Fukushima and Three Mile Island disasters. When comparing these catastrophes, both similarities and differences arise. There are numerous similarities and differences between the Fukushima and Three Mile Island disasters. However, there are many more differences

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