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  • Georgia State Tree
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    The state of Georgia has a total area of 152,750 sq km (58,977 sq mi), including 2618 sq km (1011 sq mi) of inland water and 122 sq km (47 sq mi) of coastal waters over which the state has jurisdiction. The state is the 24th largest in the country and has the largest land area of any state east of the Mississippi River. Georgia has a top range north to south of 515 km (320 mi) and east to west of 441 km (274 mi). The mean elevation is about 180 m (about 600 ft). Georgia occupies parts of six nat...
  • State For Aristotle
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    The Politics by Aristotle contains two extremely important ideas concerning the community, Aristotle felt that the state is not only a community, but that it is the highest of all communities. Aristotle felt that the state, or formation of the state, is only natural and is very much like a human being containing complex structures and sensitive areas that could cause the whole thing to crumble if not checked. The state, for Aristotle, is the natural and final stage in human relations. The state ...
  • Minnesota's Largest Wilderness Area
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    Minnesota, state in the north central United States, south of Canada and west of Wisconsin. Its total area is 225,181 sq km (86,943 sq mi). The state name comes from a Sioux word meaning "cloudy water", first applied to the Minnesota River. Minnesota is known as the Gopher State; no one is sure why. It is also called Land of 10,000 Lakes and in fact contains 15,000. The capital is Saint Paul. II. Physical Geography Most of Minnesota has been shaped by glaciers. The northeastern part of the state...
  • Pressures On Other City States
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    The Greek International System The Greeks settled around the Greek peninsula and the islands in the Aegean Sea. They also went to areas located in India. Through the International system, city-states are formed sovereign within themselves. With the Greeks, there was a conglomeration of city-states that had external pressures by the Persians. The Persians were trying to overcome the territory of the Ionian Islands, Thrace and Macedon. With the Greek structure, they formed a military alliance to t...
  • Library Of Michigan The State Library
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    States. It is one of the nation's leading manufacturing states. Michigan leads in the manufacture of automobiles. Detroit, Michigan's largest city, is called the Automobile Capital of the World and the Motor City. The Detroit area produces more cars and trucks than any other part of the nation. Flint and Lansing also are important auto making centers. Michigan is a leader in food processing and steel production. Service industries, such as health care and retail trade, employ many people in the ...
  • Alaska The People From Other States
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    Alaska The purpose of this paper is to inform any reader of many facts of Alaska, including its history, geography, and what it is like now. Alaska has a very interesting history and it is still very fascinating today. History (World Book 2000) No one is exactly for sure how long people have been living in Alaska, but scientists believe that early people crossed over to Alaska by a land bridge from Russia, when the earth was still a large mass of land and not separated yet. (Encarta 98 Encyclope...
  • Nebraska The City Of Lincoln
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    Lincoln, Nebraska The city of Lincoln is the capital of the Cornhuskers State, Nebraska. Lincoln is located in the southeastern part of the state, about 60 miles (100 kilometers) southwest of Omaha. It lies in a shallow basin about 1,160 feet (355 meters) above sea level. Salt Creek and its tributaries thread through the basin. Lincoln serves as a center for educational, cultural, and religious institutions. The city also developed as the trade center for a wide agricultural area. In the city ar...
  • Spartans And Athenian City States
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    During the late Archaic Greek and Classical periods, two particular city-states were in existence with significant similarities as well as differences. These two city-states, Sparta and Athens have unique formations of government, histories, goals, as well as societies. After experiencing the effects of a rising population and shortage of arable land, the Spartans moved through their mountainous western frontier in hope of seeking a new spacious land to live upon. Their decision to change their ...
  • Athens Their Slaves
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    Athens and Sparta: Similarities and Differences By Mike Miz ov One of the greatest city states of all time was the city state of Athens from which we take many of our modern ways. Their government was a full democracy in which they had an assembly was all male citizens over 25 years old, they had the council of five hundred which was chosen by lot of people over 30 and they proposed laws to the assembly. Then there was the court where there were no judges and the juries were very large, the arch...
  • Eastern Texas Section Of The Coastal Plain
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    Texas, one of the West South Central states of the United States. It borders Mexico on the southwest and the Gulf of Mexico on the southeast. To the west is New Mexico, to the north and northeast lie Oklahoma and Arkansas, and Louisiana bounds Texas on the east. Austin is the capital of Texas. Houston is the largest city. Texas is the size of Ohio, Indiana, and all the New England and Middle Atlantic states combined, and its vast area encompasses forests, mountains, deserts and dry plains, and a...
  • Large City State
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    Analytical Paper #3: Book 7, Ch. 4 Aristotle In this chapter it is Aristotle's goal to explain the ideal size of a city-state, and the proper multitude of people to inhabit that city-state. Aristotle argues "most people suppose that a happy city-state must be a great one" (line 7). This thought is wrong, he concludes, claiming that it is not the number of inhabitants that makes a city-state great, but its "ability."For a city-state has a task to perform, so that the city-state that is best able ...
  • Rural Poor People
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    Benito Juarez was one of the most prominent and resourceful leaders in Mexico's history. He raised the standard of living and championed the poor. However, it took Juarez half his life to become such a dominant political figure. He was born in San Paulo Guelatao in the Mexican State of Oaxaca. His parents were Indians, and he was raised a shepherd boy. His parents died when he was three, leaving Benito to his unmarried uncle. His uncle believed that the only way for him to better his place in so...
  • City State Festivals
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    The way of life in Greek city-states remained mostly the same for a long time. Depending on their wealth, people in the urban center lived in low apartment buildings or single-family homes. Homes, public buildings, and temples were where people gathered for conversation and to buy food and crafts at daily markets. Citizens also lived in small villages or farmhouses scattered around the city-state's countryside. In Athens, more people lived outside the city's wall than inside. Houses were simple,...
  • State Capital And Largest City
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    The Commonwealth of Massachusetts (mstusts) is a state located in the New England region of the northeastern United States. the 4th largest of the six New England states in the US. Massachusetts is bordered on the north by New Hampshire and Vermont; on the west by New York; on the south by Connecticut and Rhode Island; and on the east by the Atlantic Ocean. Most of the state is uplands of resistant rock that were scraped by glaciers (ktlybr that deposited moraines and outwash on a large, sandy, ...
  • Government Of Athens The Government Of Sparta
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    The country of Greece in 400-500 B.C. was led to greatness by two great city-states. These city-states were Athens and Sparta. These two states were as different as night and day. They were rivals and very diverse. As you read you will find out their differences between their form of culture and government. The city-state of Athens adopted a form of government which is now called democracy. Democracy is when the government is ruled by the people. This government consisted of an assembly, a jury,...
  • Italian City States
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    The renaissance first appeared in the Italian city states because of the similarity between their language and the Latin language. Humanism used classical works to improve speaking and writing skills; therefore the Italians had a great advantage. More manuscripts were made available for the Italians, which led to the production of more intellectual leaders. The writing and speaking skills of humanism was soon demanded at the princely courts. Humanism transformed art, literature and political and...
  • Economy Of The Sumerian City States
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    The differences between the societies of the Sumerians, Egyptians, and Hebrew are government, economy, and religion, but there are also some similarities such as, Sumerians (c. 3000 BC c. 500 BC) were the creators of Mesopotamian civilization. The city-states were the basic units of Sumerian civilization. The Sumerians believed gods ruled the cities, making the state a theocracy. Therefore, priests and priestesses played an important role in ruling. They also believed that kings derived their po...
  • Independent Communities Of The City States
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    The Greek city-states which developed starting 1100 BC were done independent of each other yet still had common characteristics which were shared. In city-states such as Athens and Sparta, you will find a similar way of life and structures, however each city-state did differ due not only to differing cultural origins, but also because of the geography Greece. The origins of some of the city-states can be dated back to 1100 BC when the Dorian tribes invaded the Mycenaeans from the north. Some of ...
  • Egyptian And Sumerian Civilizations
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    Two civilizations of the "Old World" were Egyptian and Sumerian. They both lived in parts of the Middle East; Egyptians lived on the Nile, while the Sumerians lived in Mesopotamia (between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers). The Egyptians believed that the afterlife was either total and complete damnation or a "Happy Field of Food". The Sumerians also believed in an afterlife but theirs was thought to be dreary and desolate. Although the Egyptians and Sumerians had a lot in common they also had a ...
  • Greek Ideas And Art
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    I. The Athenians surrounded themselves with beauty. They decorated their structures with their finest work of art, especially sculpture. The Acropolis, the location of the original polis, provided the backdrop for special artistic creations. The Parthenon is considered the finest example of Greek architecture. The structure represents a Greek idea known as the Golden Mean- a midpoint between two extremes- Nothing in excess and everything in proportion. The Parthenon had doors but no windows, the...

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