• Oregon Trail River Fort Bridger
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    Overland pioneer route to the northwestern United States. About 3200 km, about 2000 mi long, the trail extended from Independence, Missouri, to the Columbia River in Oregon. Part of the route followed the Platte River for 870 km (540 mi) through what is now Nebraska to Fort Laramie in present-day Wyoming. The trail continued along the North Platte and Sweetwater rivers to South Pass in the Wind River Range of the Rocky Mountains. From there the main trail went south to Fort Bridger, Wyoming, be...
  • Cancer Pill One Leukemia Trials
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    THE CANCER PILL Dr. Brian Druker of Oregon Health Sciences University was searching for a compound that could block the enzyme that caused chronic myelogenous leukemia or CML for short. He recently stabilized a compound he had noticed to suppress the enzyme, that compound, STI 571, was recently being run through clinical trials to verify its action. He has been working at Oregon Health Sciences University on the pill, but the distribution and trials of the drugs are being run through Novartis Ph...
  • Juniper Acres Year
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    Western Juniper's Growing Influence in Eastern Oregon Estimated Acreage 1936 1988 > 10 percent cover 420, 000 2. 2 million Total area with juniper 6 million Volume of current stand 467 million cubic feet Private landowners own 58 percent of the area and 49 percent of the volume BLM is the principle owner of public lands with juniper - 79 percent of publicly owned juniper forest Over 1/2 of the present juniper forest became established between 1850 and 1900 (greatest increase came between (1879 a...
  • Nike Minimum Wage
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    Nike is a huge supplier if athletic shoes for the world these days. Philip H. Knight, the founder of this corporation came up with an idea of an athletic shoe at the track field of the University of Oregon. Now it has become a leader in the global economy. Nike has helped the economy by employing more than 500, 000 people, worldwide. The company has contributed in finding a positive policy for minimum wage. Minimum wage laws usually don't help who they " re originally set out to. Now with Nikes...
  • Oregon Trail Travelers Native Americans
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    The Oregon Trail The Oregon Trail was a very important aspect in the history of our country's development. When Marcus and Narcisse Whitman made the first trip along the Oregon Trail, many Americans saw a window of opportunity. The Oregon Trail was the only practical way to pass through the Rockies. Pioneers crammed themselves into small wagons to try to make it to the unsettled land; however, 10% of these pioneers died on the way due to disease and accidents. The journey along the Oregon Trail ...
  • Linda Crew Love Oregon Experiences
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    About Linda Crew and her reasons for writing this The author of Children of the River, Linda Crew, expresses her emotions and brings her past experiences into her writings. A lot of authors base their books on personal experiences; Linda Crew is just an example of one. Linda Crew went to the University of Oregon, since she lived in Oregon for a while before writing Children of the River, which could be a major factor in why it took place in Oregon. She then got married, had children and lived on...
  • Tartuffe By Moliere Oregons Wife
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    Tartuffe is a classic story of deceit by one who is trusted and respected. Tartuffe, the deceitful holy man, is living in the house of Oregon. Oregon has opened his doors to Tartuffe, and he greatly respects him for being the good holy man he was thought to be. The rest of the family believe that Tartuffe is a fake and a con. Oregon and Madam Parcelle are the two which believe in his holy reputation. Tartuffe convinces Oregon that he is an incredible man of great holy stature, and Oregon proceed...
  • Measure 91 Income Tax
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    Is Measure 91 good for Oregonians No! While many people agree with the principle of Measure 91, which would stop Oregonians from paying taxes on the money that is paid as federal tax, the financial impact of the measure and the uncertainty of it's intended effects could make this measure financial devastating to the people it intends to help. In order to be able to make an informed decisions on the measure, it is important that we, first, discover what the measure proposes to do, second, determi...
  • Manifest Destiny United States
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    Westward Expansion In the mid-19 th century, the West drew increasing numbers of American settlers despite the hardships of the journey and the difficult living conditions that waited them at their journey's end. Thus Americans were immediately sized on the phrase " Manifest Destiny"- believing that United State's destiny is manifest, inevitable, to expand to the Pacific Ocean and into Mexican territory. Various factors in the United States in early 1800's caused the nation to become grabbed wit...
  • Forest Management Federal Land
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    Forest management is the maintaining and management of not only the trees in the forest, but the streams, habitat, watersheds, and even the decaying trees or logs on the forest floor. Managing our forests is not only important to the wildlife, but to our future economy and way of life. We need to continue to save the Oregon forests and help the ecosystems within them because human beings are also part of the ecosystem. By using forest management, it can help certain species of wildlife. Some spe...
  • Meth Drug People Oregon
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    There are many problems facing "Our" United States today. Some of them are over seas and there are even more at home. One of these problems is Methamphetamine. A powerful life altering drug that is more heavily used drug in the west part of the country, on the coast states, particularly in Oregon and California. Meth is so addicting that you are hooked after one or two times of using it. It is almost impossible to come out of the addiction. Users often give up on life, ignoring their family, jo...
  • Affirmative Action At The University Of Oregon
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    The More Diverse Campus is the Better Things are for Everyone Affirmative Action in the University of Oregon Affirmative Action was created to give minorities a better chance of obtaining employment. That is the tradition definition of Affirmative Action, but the University of Oregon admissions office has adopted a new definition of Affirmative Action. With their definition, no one who isnt qualified is admitted to the U of O and, in turn, every one who is qualified is accepted. Affirmative Acti...
  • Jose Cortez Field Goal
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    You secure your helmet and jog out onto the field. You plant your foot in front of where the ball will be held for you, knowing any tiny mistake could cost your team the game and the $100, 000 bonus. You take three steps back and one to the left. The ball holder signals the snap. You begin to move toward the ball as the holder grabs the ball and spins the laces away from your foot. You feel the ball thud against your foot, the ball seems to float in the air as it travels to the goal posts. The ...
  • Narrative Essay On Manifest Destiny
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    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 the pacific ocean. The United States started as costal colonies but eventually the fulfilled their manifest destiny and expanded buy conquering and purchasing land. The Americans gained more land by buying it from France in the Louisiana Purchase and they also acquired land by cession as they did in the Mexican Cession. Other ways of expanded their land was to...
  • Death With Dignity Argument In Favor Of Assisted Suicide
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    Death with Dignity: An Argument in Favor of Physician Assisted Suicide Allow me to present you with a hypothetical situation: A patient walks into his oncologist's office at Tacoma General Hospital. His body has been ravaged by cancer and the aggressive treatments used to combat it. The patient has done everything that the doctor has suggested; chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and investigational drug therapy, and all have failed. Both doctor and patient agree that there is nothing else that can...
  • Utah Death And Dignity Act
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    Physician assisted suicide in terminally ill patients, that decision is final; there is no turning back once that decision has been carried out. If you take out the emotion and just sit down with the hard truth and facts, then I am for physician-assisted suicide. Someone is suffering and prolonging the inevitable, death. I don't think that every patient would choice death over life, but it should be a safe and monitored option. When factoring in emotion and ethics then I am against physician-ass...
  • Oregon Essay Democratic Governor
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    When the 2002 elections came about and John Kitzhaber's terms as governor of Oregon were a thing of the past, it left a wide open office to be claimed. This statement, yet true, may not hold up as far as the office being left open. Oregon as a state has elected a Democratic governor for the past twenty years, this would mean that any Democrat wanting to run for the governor of Oregon already had a good step on the other candidates as far as history would show. This definitely was one thing taken...
  • Golf Course Trouble Dress Code
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    Driving on the Golf Course A new breed of people exist on the east side of the Cascade Mountain Range. Armed with a social divide to people who don't use the edict of golf. The breed of people come from rich families who insist on controlling the golf environment in Bend, Oregon. The people stand straight with attitudes like a Hollywood star who won't sign an autograph for a person because they aren't dressed appropriately for the occasion or are the type of people with a different race. Dress c...
  • Ac Green A C
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    A. C Green by A. C Green. Green tells about his life and how he made it to the NBA. He also tells how he got closer to God and accepted him as his savior. He also explains, that Christ is more important than cars and money Green was born in Portland, Oregon were he was loved by both of his parents. When Green got to High School he decided to play basketball for his school. He was the best player in his school. When they got to the State Championship they barely won by one point and were the cha...
  • Adoption Measure 58 In Oregon 58
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    Adoption & Measure 58 in Oregon Oregon adoptees won a nineteen month court battle to see their birth certificates, which have been sealed since 1957. U. S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Conner refused to continue a hold on Measure 58, an adoption rights law approved by voters in Oregon in 1998. Six birth mothers had filed law suits to prevent this. The new las is retroactive and they feared they would be open to contact from children they had given up for adoption so many years ago. That i...