The beautiful state of Colorado has diverse landscape including the snow-covered Rocky Mountains, along with river canyons and arid deserts. The state’s capital, Denver, is perched a mile about sea level. The state of Colorado is a state of unmatched beauty. However, the state still has to deal with its fair share of ugly drug and alcohol abuse problems. Read below to learn more about Colorado’s substance abuse and mental health issues:
The economy of Colorado is very unique. They sell and produce a lot of scientific equipment such as heart monitors and military weapons. Most of their money comes from selling and producing technology, soda pop, and packaged meat. Money comes from tourists too. The mountains, recreational faculties, large companies, and conventions keep the people coming and the money flowing. Skiing is big in Colorado. Many people come to ski on mountains in the winter from the months of October through May. This brings money too. The summer months bring people to camp, mountain climb, white-water raft, and
Kansas has many state parks and the popular place is the monument rocks and the castle rocks. The monument rocks and the castle rocks have fossils in ancient chalks in plain western Kansas which is a spectacular landmark. The chalk was deposited during the Cretaceous period of geological history about 80 million years ago, when the central interior was covered by sea. The fossils were like shark teeth, fish bones, even dinosaur bones, and other sea creatures. The fossils in the chalk bed go to the Sternberg Museum in Hays.Michael J. Everhart is a shark hunter and he found a shark skull which was under sand and gravel The chalk was a good material for trapping and preserving
The environmental issue in the Interior Plains is lumber/timber harvesting. Forest workers are cutting down trees to turn tree parts into lumber and timber.
College is known to be overly expensive. A year's worth of education at a basic university can range from ten to forty thousand dollars. For a high schooler, a job will pay the minimum wage of nine dollars and fifty cents an hour. To reach even remotely
Unit 2 Dcush test review Study online at quizlet.com/_4x96e 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. "Bleeding" Kansas A sequence of violent events involving abolitionists and pro-Slavery elements that took place in Kansas-Nebraska Territory. The dispute further strained the relations of the North and South, making civil war imminent. 10% Plan This was Lincoln 's reconstruction plan for after the Civil War. Written in 1863, it proclaimed that a
The 1880s proved to be a time of change for America. High unemployment rates and low wages in many cities forced many to look to new opportunities in cities and elsewhere. This included the newly expanded west. In the 1880s Kansas had three dominating groups- railroad companies, farmers, and cowboys. All three dealt with individual triumphs and struggles when developing the West and specifically Kansas in the later part of the 19th century. Railroads spent most of the 1880s concerned with previous legislation, farmers worried about land allotment and surviving on the Plains. Cowboys also worried about land allotment and surviving. The worries of the last two created some tension between them but in the end survival of one depended on the
Population grew due to people trying to influence the decision.("Bleeding Kansas"). Surrounding the pro slavery towns with anti slavery camps to trap and basically starve them. People tried starting towns but some were burned right after their birth.Which destroyed Kansas’s economy("Bleeding Kansas").
The Appalachian plateau is the smallest and northern most region in Georgia as well as being home to many superb physical features. Its abundance of natural beauty attracts visitors far and wide to the peach state. It showcases many natural attractions including, infamous Lookout Mountain, Sand Mountain, Cloudland Canyon State Park, Pigeon Mountain, and many more throughout the area stretching from Alabama to New York. The expanse has many natural resources consisting mostly of sedimentary rock-limestone, sandstone, and shale. It also contains resources such as ironstone and is the only known source of coal in Georgia. The Plateau is of great economic significance due to the many coalfields
Kansas City is the largest city in the state of Missouri. It is also the 6th largest city in the Midwest. As of 2015, the city had around 475,000 residents and was the 36th largest city in the nation. Kansas City straddles the Kansas-Missouri border and a portion of the city lies in the state of Kansas as well.
“A high school dropout makes on average $19,000 a year, a high school graduate makes $28,000 a year, a college graduate makes $51,000 a year. Over the course of a career, a college grad will make nearly $1 million more than a high school graduate. That's a lot of money." Is College worth spending? According to the College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees for the 2015–2016 school year was $32,405 at private colleges, $9,410 for state residents at public colleges, and $23,893 for out-of-state residents attending public universities.
What do you imagine when you think of Kansas? When I think of Kansas, I think of a very dry, flat state with lots of farming. Just because we are not the most popular state in the United States, it does not mean that we do not have cool history. Most people do not realize that Kansas has had some very successful people. One individual that inspired me is Fred Harvey.
Jake rode his horse in thoughtful silence. The outlaw’s violent death didn’t bring him the peace he sought, but it did reinforce his need to return to Texas. With few exceptions, the bodies from the Scarlett Rose were unidentifiable and although the sheriff concluded that Duvall must have perished in the explosion, he wasn’t so sure. Something in the kid’s voice, fear perhaps, made him wonder.
Kansas is widely known for its vast open plains and big, dramatic sunsets that captivate people’s attention for tens of thousands of miles. Kansas is also known for its great variability in temperatures throughout its seasons. There are a fair amount of rain, snow and wind throughout the state, corresponding to the seasons but the continental climate occasionally produces varying temperature changes (Travelks).
Kansas Demographics (n.d) indicates that in 2015, the median household income for Wyandotte County residents was $40,113. Wyandotte County households made slightly more than Cloud County households ($39,282) and Lyon County households ($40,021) in Kansas. However, 23.9% of Wyandotte County residents live in poverty. The United States Census Bureau (2016) states that the U.S. poverty average is 13.5%, so as one can see the poverty rate in Wyandotte County is exceedingly high.