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    Oklahoma Geography

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    Oklahoma By Aneesh Nattuva You are looking at the wild armadillos, coyotes, rabbits, otters, and maybe even a black bear at the fields of growing grass. But then all of a sudden you see the state’s animal, the big and bulky bison! The bison that you are looking at is not alone. Along with that bison, another bison appears, then another, and another, until a whole herd appears. You then see the leader of all the bison. The leader stands straight and tall, showing every animal that he is the boss.

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    Oklahoma lots of history with different ways of life with their history and their different foods. Oklahoma has a long narrow strip in the northwest it is called the panhandle it goes on for one hundred sixity seven miles the distance width of the state thirty four miles. The red river is very important for Oklahoma the history of the red river is that it runs through the southern border with Texas using it as trade. The food they have in Oklahoma might be different from you eat. The Oklahoman

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    homeowners in Oklahoma City, Yukon, Midwest City, Edmond, Mustang, Norman and Tulsa and also works with businesses to ensure their roof is functioning

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    Oklahoma Darkest Day

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    One of the Darkest Days in Oklahoma On April 19, 1995, one of the deadliest attacks on our nation happened in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The attack happened on the Alfred P. Murrah Building at approximately 9:00 A.M. A Ryder rental truck that was parked in the front of the nine-story building in downtown Oklahoma City caused the explosion. Americans all over were stunned when they heard of the attack and could not believe who or why anyone could do this horrific action. Just three days after the

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    As usual, hear me out and read what I have to say before you react. Go into this with an open mind and relax. Ok, now let me explain. The Oklahoma City Thunder will go down in history as the organization that ruined a team filled with three rising superstars in their prime. Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and James Harden are all MVP candidates this season and somehow they all ended up on the same team. Prior to the Demarcus Cousins trade, this could be looked at as one of the dumbest decisions

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    Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, and lit a short fuse to a bomb on the truck that caused a huge explosion. The bombing killed 168 people, including 19 children that were in a daycare center within the building, and caused over 600 injuries. The Oklahoma City bombing is considered to be the worst domestic terroristic event in our nation’s history. On April 20th, 1995 the rear axle to the rental Ryder truck was discovered with a vehicle identification number that aided law enforcement to the location

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    There were only 6 children that survived the explosion and they were dug out of the bottom of all the debris by hand (PBS). Timothy McVeigh used an old getaway car to leave the scene. He was later caught because he had left a trail of evidence behind. The rear axle of the Ryder truck was found with a serial number on it. It was then traced back to the rental place where he had signed with an alias. However, during the investigation in Junction City, Kansas where the rental truck was purchased

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    soldiers we can wake up every morning knowing we are safe. But are we really? Terrorism is not only a national issue but it is also a worldwide issue. In some cases we are not able to stop these attacks such as 9/11, the Boston Marathon, and the Oklahoma City bombing. Everyday kids are affected due to terrorism emotionally or physically. Something needs to be done quickly, and it starts with us. So how can we help? Nothing can go wrong on a perfect day right? A perfect day, what could go wrong

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    Stress from events such as the Oklahoma City Bombing causes people to smoke. Studies show that tragedies such as the 9-11 attacks or the Oklahoma City Bombing causes people to smoke, which can lead to other negative effects. Most people remember where they were when the Oklahoma City Bombing happened. In the Oklahoma City Bombing “A total of 168 persons died and 675 persons sustained injuries”(Sample). If someone saw on the news that a building blew up and American lives were taken one could assume

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    The Muscogee Nation

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    not one tribe but a combination of several including the Natchez, Yuchi, etc. Even though they faced many difficulties, they are one of the most well-known tribes today in Oklahoma and were also one of the Five Civilized Tribes of that time. The Creek, now known as the Muscogee Nation, were a peaceful tribe residing in Oklahoma. However, after the ruthless reign of the British, French, and Spanish bestowed upon them, events took a horrifying turn. The Creek tribe, also known as the Muscogee, arrived

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    The Ponca Tribe

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    tribes, these tribes live in a region where there are few trees with valleys and rolling hills. This is where the Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma as well as many other tribes resides in. With quite a dearth tribe, their highest population being 3,522 present day, but although they weren’t large they are known for their abounding cultural tradition and past. The Ponca tribe of Oklahoma had a mixed culture of the Middle Mississippi and Plains people. They were Siouan speakers, or the Dhegiha, which also included

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    The oldest of four children, Maxine Horner was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1933. After graduating from Booker T. Washington High School in 1951, she received a scholarship to attend Wiley Texas in Marshall, Texas. Due to financial problems, Horner was only able to acquire an associate’s degree in business from Wiley College. Nonetheless, she had her mind set on eventually finishing the last two years of college. Thus, after becoming more financially stable, she enrolled in Langston University as

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    Denice Haraway Case Study

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    Briefly describe the 1984 case of Denice Haraway. Describe the Ada police mistreatment of Tommy Ward and Karl Fontenot with regard to the case. Make connections to the Ada police mistreatment of Ron Williamson and Dennis Fritz. Denice Haraway was at a local convenience store, where she was assumed to be kidnapped with no traceable evidence. Haraway’s body was never found nor was it proven she was kidnapped supporting her disappearance. Moreover, the only account to follow through was the statement

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    Southeast Region Tribes

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    Southeast Region Tribes In the Southeast region there are five tribes that were considered civilized. The tribes were Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole. There were other tribes however these were the main five of the region. The Cherokee lived in what is now the states of Georgia, North and South Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee. The Chickasaw lived in what is now the states of Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky and Missouri. The Choctaw lived in what is now

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    already owned. The signing of the Treaty of New Echota ceded Cherokee land to the United States in exchange for compensation. In 1838 and 1839, the Indian removal policy forced the Indians to give up their land and walk to Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma). In the end, the trail stretched through nine states, covering 2,200 miles; over 4,000 Indians lost their lives due to cold, disease, or hunger. Marion

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    Cherokee Tribes

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    Americas Cherokee Some people say that the Cherokee are divided by two nations while others say that they are united across two nations. The two nations have existed for the past 150 years. There are the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians from Oklahoma and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The Cherokee lived in the area that is now western North Carolina, eastern Tennessee, and northern Georgia in the pre-Columbian era. Their trading routes and hunting grounds went much further than that. They

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    Seminole Native American Tribe North America has many tribes. I became interested in Native American culture after learning that there is an Indian tribe named the Seminoles, located in Florida. The Seminole Indian tribe is also located in other states and cities. The development of the Seminole Indian tribe was a huge turning point for the state of Florida. The Seminole Indian tribe had difficulties at times, but in the end, they became very successful. The origin, culture, traditions, leaders

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    Eastern Woodland Natives

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    The Eastern Woodland Natives were a tribe that lived in the Mississippi region. They had a unique culture. They also had different survival skills. Those survival skills helped them. They were the eastern woodland natives. The Eastern Woodland Natives where a tribe who lived long ago. They were located near the Mississippi region. The Eastern Woodland Natives lived in wooden houses, one family per home. The homes where made from log walls and wooden roofs. To stick the home together, and keep the

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    This historical document was written by Private John G. Burnett. Burnett’s diary entry was written on December 11, 1890. The years of the diary were during his journey through the Trail of Tears between 1828 and 1839. Burnett was a reserved person who was just fine with being by himself for weeks at a time. As he hunted more and more, he became acquainted with many of the Cherokee Indians who grew to eventually become his friends. Private Burnett wrote this diary entry to show the horror of what

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    Life for the Native Americans was much harder during and after the western expansion. For example, the US took land from the Indians leading the formation of reservations, White men almost hunted the Buffalo , an important food source for the Indians, to extinction, and forced the Indians to get rid of their culture. Because of the western expansion, the area of land the Indians could occupy decreased significantly. The government would make treaties with the Indians allowing them to keep a certain

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