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  • Stuff About Ellis Island
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    Day 1: Hi my name is William Wallace. Im 14 years old and I live in Britain. Im going to America on a boat that will drop us off at Ellis Island. Im keeping a journal throughout my voyage to America because one day I hope to send it back to Britain so all my relatives can read what it was like. My parents cant come with me to America because they only have enough money for one ticket and they told me that they want a better life for me, so they are only sending me. Tomorrow will be my first day ...
  • Spirit And Culture Of Jamaica
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    Tropical Paradise In a quaint little village tucked away on a beautiful Caribbean island, lays the seaside town of Runaway bay. A town filled with deep rooted culture on an island filled with welcoming natives. The pleasant vibes of reggae music and Rastafarian culture flow from the hills to the sandy shores. This island rich with tropical fruits and spices is located in the heart of the Greater Antilles. History tells that the enslaved island once known to its natives as "Xaymeca", has come a l...
  • Young Man Left For The Island
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    "The Beach" is a recent movie that has been released on videocassette. The movie starts off with a young man traveling around the world in pursuit for a perfect society. During his journey he visits Bangkok, Thailand where he meets a rather unstable and somewhat insane man. Throughout their conversation, the insane man kept referring to an island of paradise. On this island, there are beautiful waterfalls, crystal clear water, and enormous fields of marijuana. The exact environment the young man...
  • Very Important Historical Section Of Savannah
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    email: title: Savannah My Favorite Vacatoin Spot I went to Savannah for my senior class trip. Savannah is one of the nicest places in Georgia to go for a vacation. All of the attractions that most tourists look for, can be found in Savannah. It is famous for its historical sections and monuments, waterways, and entertainment. The weather is also very good for vacationing during the year. It is an ideal place for tourists to visit any time of the year. I visited some of the main tourist attractio...
  • Fijian Canoe
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    The most remarkable aspect of Fijian pre-history is its antiquity. It is now known that people had reached the Fijian archipelago as early as 2000 years before the birth of Christ. Considering the fact that the Vikings, acknowledged as Europe's greatest sailors, didn't reach American until three thousand years later, or the fact that Columbus made his famous voyage only some five hundred years ago, the Fijian achievement must be seen as extraordinary. The question is, who were the first settlers...
  • 10 Percent Of Ecuador's People
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    Ecuador is one of the smallest countries of South America. It lies on the west coast of the continent between Colombia and Peru. The equator crosses Ecuador and gives the country its name. Ecuador is the Spanish word for equator. The Andes Mountains rise through much of central Ecuador. About half the people live in the valleys and on the plateaus of the Andes. Quito, Ecuador's capital, lies more than 9,000 feet (2,700 meters) above sea level on an Andean plateau. A flat, partly forested, tropic...
  • Marshall Islands Land
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    History of the Marshall Islands The Marshall Islands is a republic of 29 atolls and 5 coral islands. The islands are one of the four main groups that make up Micronesia. The nearest neighbor to the Marshalls are the Federated States of Micronesia. They " re only 26 populated islands in the Marshalls because a lot of the islands are too small to support many people. There are two roughly parallel chains of islands that make up the western R alik group and the eastern Rata k group. Now that you kn...
  • Map Of The Beach By Rich
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    The beach 1. people- Richard: a british traveller, who comes to Bangkok and gets a map to a secret hidden beach. He has seen every movie about Vietnam, and he sometimes believes being there. He also is addicted to video games. - Daffy Duck: the man who gives Rich the map; he had been on the beach before and had left it for some reason. After his death, he often appears in Richs daydreams. He always speaks about Vietnam, and he knows everything before it happens. - Etienne and Francoise: a french...
  • Modern Timesthe Turkish Period Though Cyprus
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    Cyprus, an island in the Eastern Mediterranean, at the cross-roads of three continents - Europe, Asia and Africa - has one of the oldest histories of the world, dating back 9000 years. Its strategic position, its wealth in forests and mineral deposits, as well as its skilled craftsmen, made it the prized possession of the powers of the day. Cultural influences came from all directions - all major regional civilisations left their mark on the island, contributing to the development of a very rich...
  • Easter Island
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    Stony sentry's, carved years ago by Polynesian craftsmen, gaze over one of the most remote places in the world. With their land enlarged by overuse, islanders now draw on a revival of their culture to attract visitors. I intend to tell about this small island off the coast of Chile named Easter Island. Easter Island, submerged volcanic mountain range in the eastern Pacific Ocean, is located 500 miles South of the Tropic of Capricorn, and 2,200 miles West of Chile. This area is located were it is...
  • West Indian Islands
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    Countless of years ago a great mountain range stretched north from what is now the topmost coast of South America, the range was in a constant state of upheaval, lashed by continuous rains, swept by storms, with fire spouting from every peak finally the mountains dropped beneath the sea, quieted most of the volcanoes. The exposed peaks were covered with verdure of fantastic beauty, and left these peaks above the sea to form the chain of West Indian islands as we know today. Although they were is...
  • Synges Imagery Of The Islands
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    Synges Romantic Vision of the Aran Islands When John Millington Synge made his way to the western most islands of Ireland he was in search of inspiration for his writing. The fruit of his journey was the fame-winning book entitled The Aran Islands. Synge had many purposes for this book, but one of the most compelling was his desire to write an anthropologically geared account of the people and lifestyle of what many believed to be the last bastion of true Irish ness. However, Synges anthropologi...
  • Power Over The Evil Forces
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    The Story! Deep in the South Pacific lies an undiscovered island. This island housed a people raised on the foundation of song and the luxury of time. An island named after it's amphibious and bat- like people... AQUABANIA! Life could not be too good on the island, from churro baking contests to Calypso Camp, until an evil force descended upon the island and life would never be the same. Pushed to the brink of disaster, 8 (or sometimes 9) men escaped impending doom. In a hollowed out log, these ...
  • Island Of Madagascar
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    Madagascar: The Exotic Island Looking at a map of the southern hemisphere, one wouldnt expect such a seemingly "small" island to be so exotic and bountiful, but the island of Madagascar is just that. A 226,658 square mile (587,041 square kilometers) piece of land, with a a coastline of about 2,480 miles (3,990 kilometers), its a beautiful and different view of its large neighbor, Africa. The island itself is made up of ridges, rivers, valleys, and tropical forests sectioning off the different re...
  • Lemurs And Other Species Of Animals
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    Patrick Hummer Professor Sroufe March 5, 2001 Madagascar: A Dying Land In Need of Help Madagascar is one of the most diverse areas of land that has undergone evolution totally independent from surrounding continents. The plant and animal species located on the island are all endemic to the island, meaning all are native species. The amount of diversity is very high compared to that of other continents and the species found here cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Currently all organisms ...
  • 747 Immigrants Pass Through Ellis Island
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    Ellis Island was the principal federal station in the United States from 1892 to 1954. More than 12 million immigrants were processed here. Over time, the immigration station spread over 3 connected islands with numerous structures including a hospital and contagious disease wards... In its early years, when the greatest number of immigrants entered the country, Ellis Island mirrored the nation's generous attitude and open door policy. After passage of immigration laws in the 1920's, it was used...
  • New Zealanders Europeans Pacific Island People
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    PACIFIC ISA LND HEALTH ISSUES Pacific Island people have been immigrating to New Zealand since the 1950's and have been suffering from health issues ever such as Coronary heart diseases and strokes, elevated blood pressure and cancer. Most of these illnesses are caused by the change in food and environment and in other cases are hereditary and are passed down from elder family members who got the diseases when they immigrated because of the change in food and environment. Coronary heart disease ...
  • Philippine Islands
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    Southeast Asia is the location of a small country called the Philippines. Formally, Republic of the Philippines, the archipelago consists of roughly 7,100 islands that are located in the southwest Pacific Ocean just Southeast of China. Natives of the country are called Filipinos. The term formerly originated when lowland Christian Spaniards, called in dios, began referring to themselves as "Filipinos" (Dolan 76). The ethnic background of a modern day Filipino is as complex as a typical American'...
  • Use Of 1080 On Stewart Island
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    What? A) The proposed plan for this research assignment is for DOC (Department of Conservation) to use 1080 in the Stewart Island area to control possums. B) Stewart Island is roughly a triangular shape, it is about 65 km long and 40 km wide at its widest point, it has 750 km of coastline and is roughly the size of Singapore. DOC wants to poison the entire bush which covers all of Stewart Island except the town of Oban to rid the Island of Possums. The 1080 will be dropped by plane over the bush...
  • Elite Hotels Throughout Coney Island
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    Option Two: Gender Defying the traditional Victorian way of life, Coney Island at the beginning of the twentieth century had a profound impact on societal norms. Outside of Coney Island, women were often treated as inferior while men ruled the throne in nearly all aspects of life. However, within Coney Island the gender gap was equalized. Coney Island served as a catalyst to a change in the traditional mindset. In traditional society, women were resigned to the role of wife and homemaker. At Con...

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