• Jordan Craters Field Crater Lava
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    The Jordan Craters volcanic field is located on the Owyhee-Oregon Plateau at the southeastern end of a series of young basalt fields extending from near Bend, Oregon, through Diamond Craters in south-central Oregon (Volcanoes of the World). The Jordan Craters field is limited to the northern most and youngest portion of a larger (250 square kilometers) Quaternary alkaline basalt field. There are three major vent areas aligned north to south along surficial and inferred expressions of the regiona...
  • Euthanasia Percent Assisted Law
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    A. In l 935 in Britain, in l 938 in the U S A, and in l 980 in Canada. The British and America groups were very small and insignificant for the next two decades. Q. When did the movement start to become bigger and more vocal? A. After the hugely-publicized Karen Ann Quinlan 'right to die' case in New Jersey in l 976 revealed to the public the extent of modern medical technology to extend life indefinitely in a persistent vegetative state. In l 980 Derek Humphry founded the Hemlock Society to ca...
  • Linus Carl Pauling Nobel Discoveries Prize
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    Linus Carl Pauling Linus Carl Pauling was born in 1901 and died in 1994. He was an American chemist and physicist, whose investigations into the structure of molecules led to discoveries of how chemicals bond. Pauling was born in Portland, Oregon, on February 28, 1901, and educated at Oregon State College and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). He began to apply his insights into quantum physics as professor of chemistry at Caltech, where from 1927 to 1964 he made many of his disco...
  • Manifest Destiny Americans Trail Expansionist
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    MANIFEST DESTINY Manifest Destiny took place in the US in the mid-1800. Manifest Destiny was used among the Americans in the 1840's as a defense for U. S. territorial expansion. It is the presumption that God had destined the American people to at divine mission of American movement and conquest in the name of Christianity and democracy. In order to understand manifest destiny we must first find its' origin. John O'Sullivan first initiated manifest destiny into America in 1845. This New York ed...
  • My Life In Time
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    Today I am an old women. My life is nearly over I am 95 life was hard as a youngster in my days but in the end I always made it out of the hard times. I have gone through a lot in my life I have seen my parents pass and my friends but I will never forgot the times we spent together because it always made us stronger. When I was a little girl my mommy would always tell me. Love never fails and that is true no matter the drama or the hardships as long as you have love it never will fail. In my lon...
  • Expansion 1840s Vs 1890s
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    Compare the debates that took place over American expansionism in the 1840 s with those that took place in the 1890 s, analyzing the similarities and differences in the debates of the two eras. The 1840 s and 1890 s saw an expansion of American territory, as a result of several economic, political, and cultural factors. The expansionist movements of the 1840 s and 1890 s were similar in their justifications, but the arguments against each differed greatly. Both expansion movements used virtually...
  • The Santa Fe Trail And The Oregon Trail
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    Land enough land enough! Make Way, I say, for the young American buffalo he has not yet got land enough; he wants more land and his cool shelter in summer He wants more land for his beautiful pasture grounds. I tell you, we give him Oregon for his summer shade, and the region of Texas as his winter pasture. [Applause] Like all of his race, he wants salt too. Well, he shall have the use of two oceans, the mighty Pacific and the turbulent Atlantic shall be his. He shall not stop his career until h...
  • Wal Mart Labor Employees Prices
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    This paper explains that Wal-Mart, in the search for cheaper goods, aggressively pushes its suppliers to cut wholesale cost, causing factory jobs to move from one poverty-stricken nation to another and failing to meet the labor standards set by human and labor rights activists and yet attained by other prominent companies. The author points out that, although Wal-Mart provides job opportunity, lower prices and quality of products, it has a negative effect on a community because the smaller retai...
  • Oregon Driving Laws Learners Permit
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    There are about one million teenagers at the age of sixteen in the state of Oregon who will be getting their license very soon, or if not already. Now as of March 1, 2000 a teenager that applies for their license after this date is enforced to abide by certain ridiculous restrictions. These new driving laws in the state of Oregon should be eliminated. Admittedly, these laws will be good for teenagers with nothing else to do, except for the fact that it could lead to breaking the law, which means...
  • Creatine In Ncaa Baseball
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    Creatine in NCAA Baseball Mark McGwire uses it. Sammy Sosa uses it. The Atlanta Braves have tubs of it in their locker room. Then why does Scott Carnahan, Linfield Colleges varsity baseball coach and coach of the 1994 U. S. A. Olympic baseball team emphasize, I will not participate in distributing it to any of my players It is Creatine and it has become a health concern among most NCAA baseball coaches in Oregon. Creatine is a substance that is naturally produced in every human being. Every adu...
  • Oregon Trail Rocky Mountains
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    Oregon Trail The Oregon Trail was a route followed by American emigrants as they moved westward during the middle nineteenth century. Along this route, the settlers would face many challenges such as Indian attacks, fierce weather, difficult terrain features, and many diseases. Although these tasks proved to be formidable, nearly four hundred thousand people would eventually travel along the trail. This paper will relate some of the settlers' thoughts of the land and describe some of the dominan...