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  • Railroad Construction In The Pacific Northwest
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    If any act symbolized the taming of the Northwest frontier, it was the driving of the final spike to complete the nations first transcontinental railroad. 1 The first railroad west of the Mississippi River was opened on December 23, 1852. Five miles long, the track ran from St. Louis to Cheltenham, Missouri. Twenty-five years prior, there were no railroads in the United States; twenty-five years later, railroads joined the east and west coasts from New York to San Francisco. 2 No other single fa...
  • Property To The Developers
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    Thompson Valley Towne Center INTRODUCTION The Thompson Valley Towne Center case study exemplifies how complicated a development project can get, especially with the presentation of a highly involved property rights litigation. Many issues arise in this particular project involving multiple parties. All these issues must be closely analyzed and continually monitored by the partnership developing the mixed-use project. Holsapple and Marostica begin to contemplate the continuance on the project as ...
  • Reform Movements And Economic Development
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    When John Quincy Adams was elected to the office of president of the United States in 1824, "hot headed" Jackson was infuriated. He started a campaign that would land him in the Whitehouse in 1828. With his place in office brought profound political change to America, and a direct effect that would last for the next 20 years after his two terms, until 1848. This time in American History is known as the Jacksonian Period, commonly referred to as the era of the "common Man". It is reform movements...
  • Development In The Agricultural Lands
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    By: Raymond Li Economic's Questions 1. Define the problem of! carcity!" outlined in this article. The problem of! carcity!" outlined in this article is that Canada's farmland has been decrease rapidly. Most of the farmlands were turned to buildings. In the 21st century, all the countries in the world want to develop their country to be the top line of the world, so they begin to construct farmlands into new cities, but the main point is they had forget that we also need land to plant our food to...
  • Sprawl Through Transportation And Housing Policies
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    Sprawl What is Sprawl? Once upon a time, sprawl was a fairly neutral term to describe car dependent, low-density economic growth beyond the bounds of older suburbs. Now it is used almost exclusively to describe the dark side of that growth: unbearable traffic, vanishing open space, increasing levels of air and water pollution, and higher taxes to perpetuate the cycle of new schools, sewers, and roads. And that's just what the residents of older suburbs are feeling. Sprawl is even less attractive...
  • Rural Area
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    An important aspect in the novel "Cry, The Beloved Country" written by Alan Paton was setting. Through-out the novel Paton writes about setting with a descriptive style, and with this style also connects setting with other ideas such as racial discrimination and character identity. These ideas are shown through the contrasting locations of rural and urban; Ndotsheni and Johannesberg. Together these concepts helps the reader understand the thoughts of Alan Paton during this problematic time in So...

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