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  • Major Rivers Of South Africa
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    South Africa is the southernmost part of the continent of Africa. It is one of the earth's oldest and stable landmasses. This is why there are no folded mountain ranges. The only mountain ranges that are similar to that kind of range, would be those in the southern tip. The rest of the country has been slightly pitted so that interior lakes like the Okavango Delta have no outlet to the sea. Most of the country is at an elevation of 3,000 to 6,500 feet above sea level. South Africa lies north of ...
  • Third Major Battle Of The Tet Offensive
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    The Tet Offensive was a series of battles which took place during the Vietnam War. It was a major offensive by the North Vietnamese Army, and the Viet Cong, beginning on the night of January 30-31, of 1968, which was the Chinese New year. The objective of the 1968 Tet Offensive was to take the Nationalist and the US armies by surprise since North Vietnam's government proposed a ceasefire for the celebration of the Lunar New Year. There were three major battles of the offensive, which we discusse...
  • Black Student At South Boston High
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    "The Character of Cities" In this course we have learned that a city's character is "a legacy for seeing, interpreting, exploiting, and transforming its social, cultural and political opportunities as a physical community". How is it possible for a city like Boston to have character Well, the institutional and cultural continuity along with the resistance and reconstruction of culture has allowed the character of Boston to be defined simply by the underlying idea of conflict. Through J Anthony L...
  • North Division Fire
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    The exact particulars of the great Chicago Fire are unknown besides the fact that it started about 9 p.m. on Sunday, October 8, 1871. There have been persistent theories that the 1871 Fire was caused by a comet. The latest comet theory was proposed by physicist Robert Wood. He attributed the blazes to a fragment from Biel as comet. He stated that for large fires, all on the shores of Lake Michigan, took place on the same day. But none of the comet theories has been accepted. Only regional weathe...
  • Bolivia's Labor Force
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    If you don t know anything about Bolivia don t be alarmed, you are not the only one. In my paper I will tell you a lot more than you need to know. Bolivia is actually an interesting country that was the last country in South America to get its independence from Spain. Bolivia has been through many reformations and has been lead by many leaders. It is not an economically stable country and does not have the best living conditions. But Bolivia does supply the world with important minerals, and is ...
  • Industrial Region With Larger And Bigger Cities
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    In the 1800's the Northern and southern states of our country were two very different places, from their different economies to just the lifestyles of the people who live in these regions. Some of these differences however would lead to the eventual civil war in which the outcome would decide whether these two regions stay under the same power or break into two separate nations. The common thought of the main reason why the country went into a civil war is usually the issue of slavery back in th...
  • South Bronx
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    Chapter 1: The South Bronx, From the Bottom Up The tale of the South Bronx is one that many people do not understand. This is a city that made a remarkable turnaround without getting rid of or enriching their poor. It was done over the course of many years and a lot of money, but this money was not needed in one lump sum. It began with Jimmy Carter, who went to the South Bronx, hoping that he could help restore the area. He never actually promised any money, but in later years, when the story wa...
  • Reader By Kozol
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    Chris Benson Benson 1 Mrs. Nichol aides Humanities 10/14/99 Jonathan Kozol's Wueltunshuung In the book Amazing Grace, Jonathan Kozol uses his unique ability to express his experiences, to the reader. He arranges the focus of the novel to modify the story. He takes the reader inside the Bronx and shows social injustice. Kozol is able to express the story in such a manner as to enable the reader to imaginatively participate, truly broadening and deepening his sense of the experience. The tools Koz...

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