California Essays

Effects of European Expansion in N.america

The news of a New World spread like a forest fire throughout Europe and the race for colonies between Portugal and Spain began. Each country started to conquer the ancient civilizations and exploit the continents raw material. This collision deeply affected all of the Atlantic societies. The conquistadors had a powerful effect that began to create a truly new world in Latin America; the New World would never then be the same after 1492. When Columbus waded shore two ecosystems…

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How to Save the State of California

In order to save the state of California, it is necessary that everyone should pitch in, and this means we all have to sacrifice. Government aid to the state is already out of the question, as what the Obama Administration indicated. This is a big blow to the state, but we still have a few more solutions to this problem. We take into consideration what we really want for California, and with that, we’re left with two choices for a…

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The Us and California

The US and California Constitutions have changed in relationship to power in various ways as follows:- • The relationship between the legislature and the judiciary has been one of the key constituents determining change. Thus when the Congress felt that the judiciary was assuming an all powerful and important role, an amendment has invariably come about in the US Constitution. • One of the key issues which have been affected is the power between the North and the South or…

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Description

During my time as a child, I remember visiting so many places with my family throughout Southern California. One of the best memories was when I visited Lake Arrowhead. Located in the beautiful mountains of San Bernardino, Lake Arrowhead is a tiny city where every family would enjoy living in. Not only is Lake Arrowhead Village a great place to live but great place to enjoy nature’s beauty at any time of the day. I remember Lake Arrowhead for its…

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Jesus Christ of Dance

Doris Humphrey, born October 17, 1895 and died December 29, 1958, legend lives on today. Doris was one of several original modern choreographers. Born in a musical family, her mother taught piano lessons. Doris took dance variety of dance lessons in Chicago. Her birth place was Oak Park, IL. She began her teaching/choreography when her mother opened a dance studio. Doris was 15 years old when she began teaching dance. The dance studio opened to financially support the family. Later,…

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Manifest Destiny American Civil War

Manifest Destiny In the 1840s the United States increased its territory to stretch from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. This land was acquired through treaty, war, and negotiation. The opportunities of this large area of land offered in terms of resources and trade were great. The positive of M.D. do not outweigh the negative consequences. Manifest Destiny is a historic duty, in the 1800’s the Americans believed that the manifest destiny of the United States was to expand to…

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Eco 372 Week 4

My parents chose Forest Ridge because of the small class sizes and the low teacher to student ratio (Petner, 2013). I did not really realize that I was at Forest Ridge for 10 years, but it was time for graduation on June 5, 2010(**School Report Card, 2010**). My entire graduation class, which was 21 students, was the largest graduation class in the 25-year history of Forest Ridge Academy. As my classmates enjoyed their summer off, we had chosen different paths…

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California Gold Rush of 1849

The Gold Rush established California as a place for life in the fast lane. It has been 150 years since that most significant event in California and the nation’s history. In 1848 a cry rang out that uprooted homes the world over and sent ships to the sea, wagons to the Northwest and hopes and dreams skyward. The cry was GOLD and the California Gold Rush was on. The Gold Rush had a profound impact on the settling of California….

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State of California’s Penal Codes on Armed Robbery

The crux of the arguments which would be developed for this recommendation paper is in support of maintaining the status quo in the implementation of prison term policies against persons convicted of armed robbery in the State of California. The recommendation, it must be mentioned, is being proposed in view of an impending State legislative vote aimed at amending existing penal codes pertinent to the above said issue, thereby doubling the prison terms for anyone convicted of armed robbery. This…

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The Most Significant Factors That Contributed Society

A.One of the most significant that contributed to the expansion of the United States was the California Gold Rush that started in 1848. In 1848, word of a bounty of gold to be found in California caught the attention of many easterners. They had dreams of becoming rich. So in the year 1849, many men left their families and homes for the California wilds to make their fortune. They figured that a year away from home was worth the riches…

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Should California Assembly Allow Bilingual Education_

Proposition 227, “English for the Children,” came into being by way of voter approval, June 1998, and controversy has surrounded it ever since its implementation into the 1998-99 school year for the state of California. With changes in the educational standards set for bilingual students and specifically children of Spanish speaking immigrants, a variety of questions surrounding this topic begin to manifest. Is this a social problem? Who is affected by this quandary and how widespread is it? Is there…

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Cultural Diversity and Interaction

The City of Los Angeles, California, as we fondly call it “The City of Angels”, is the second most heavily populated metropolitan area in the United States of America. It is classified by my fellow Americans as a global city or a world city which means that the channel of associations binding this city has a downright actual causatum on all-encompassing global affairs. Furthermore, including myself, it has a fairly large population of 3, 844, 829 according to the U….

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California Bakersfield

“Korn” was an indigenous rock band from America, specifically from Bakersfield, California. The band proved to be an inspiration for many other rock bands since By the year 1990, “Korn” had earned excessive popularity and possessed myriads of well wishers. Change in the name of the band occurred from “Creep” to “Korn” or “KoRn”. Success osculated their feet from their first self—titled album “Korn”. The most important feature that clung to their success was the support of working with an…

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The Economics of Marijuana Legalization in California

Drugs are all useful when taken in moderation or in right prescription. Anything that goes beyond the limit can be called substance abuse or addiction which appeals to our moral sense. However, aside from the health concerns that drugs bring to the debate is the business behind it. Those termed as illegal drugs are now found to be useful not only for improving ones health but also to improving the economy. On the other hand, they could also be harmful…

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The California Gold Rush

Before the gold rush started in California, there were always suspicions that the region could have mineral wealth just like the rest of Mexico. The Spanish had already occupied California at the end of the 18th century; but this occupation was entirely for strategic reasons as they sought to exploit mineral wealth in the New World. A cowboy by the name Francisco Lopez had in 1842 brought gold nuggets with him and presented them to Mexican authorities in Los Angeles…

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