Beaufort County

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  • Descriptive Essay On The Beach

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    By far one of the most beautiful and tranquil places I have visited, the Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina leaves me in awe every time. The overall beauty of the island is second to none and makes you want to stay forever. Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end, like when the week at the luxurious resort is over. The number of things to do on the resort is suitable for all ages and all personalities alike, from biking, shopping, recreational activities, or just going

  • A Short Story : A Story?

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    my parents. Glenn would never have left port without letting them know. A few moments later, the boys returned with the local paper and Jake read the short article on the Amelia printed on the front page of the Beaufort Gazette. Beaufort, NC — The schooner Amelia set sail from Beaufort Harbor en route for Bristol, Rhode Island on April

  • Beach Descriptive Essay

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    After lazily waking up, my family and I head to the beach to enjoy the brisk day. It’s only around seventy-five degrees, but that doesn’t falter our excitement for the beach. The sun shines through the clouds as we head down to pick a spot. The waves are calm and inviting as we lay our stuff down. The wind is moving through the beachgrass like a quiet whisper. The seagulls caw, and attempt to steal the snacks we brought. There’s some kids playing in the water, but more are playing in the sand since

  • Essay On Port Royal

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    Introduction In the Civil War, there were many battles and key points that helped in the victory of the Union. The Battle of Port Royal was the second battle of the Civil War. “The Battle of Port Royal culminated an amphibious operation designed to establish a United States military depot on the southeastern coast to carry out land and sea operations against the Confederacy” (Wise 2016). This battle gave the Union its first victory. In November 1861 the Union attacked the Confederate at Port Royal

  • Pat Conroy Lord Of Discipline Analysis

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    In The Lords of Discipline, Pat Conroy accurately shows how the misuse of power and idealistic beliefs of acceptance can be catastrophic and even deadly. “My entrance to this marsh-haunted city is always filled with troubled meditations on both my education and my solitude during a four- year residence at the Institute. The city of Charleston, in the green feathery modesty of its palms, in the certitude of its style, in the economy and stringency of its lines, and the serenity of its mansions South

  • The Legacy Of Isaac Monroe Cline

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    Isaac Monroe Cline was one of the era’s new scientists who believed he knew everything there was to be known about the motions of clouds and the behavior of storms. Isaac was the chief of the United States Weather Service bureau in Galveston at this time. The idea of a hurricane destroying the city of Galveston baffled him. As rain started to fall in the city with a higher intensity than normal, people were reassured by Isaac’s beliefs. He was completely wrong. Galveston which is located

  • Hurricanes : Disastrous Forces That Destroying Homes And Families

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    Hurricanes are disastrous forces that destroy homes and families. Making life harder for those already suffering or completely obliterating the financial status of a family. Not to mention the issues it can cause for local wildlife among damage to humans. Hurricanes need two ingredients to form: warm ocean water and wind. There are four stages of a hurricane, depending on the wind speed: tropical disturbance, tropical depression, tropical storm, and hurricane. They first begin as tropical disturbances

  • An Unwanted Change Of Weather

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    An unwanted change in weather can change a life in a matter of hours. A hurricane is a tropical storm that occurs near oceans and on coasts. Hurricanes in Florida happen often and the citizens in the affected area will need to be prepared for these storms. This will be how to be ready for and handle a level one to a level three hurricane. In a level three hurricane extensive damage to buildings and flooding along the coast occur. Following these steps will not guarantee safety from a hurricane. The

  • The Pain Scale By Eula Biss

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    seem to accomplish much. Throughout the essay, Biss uses unique ways of comparing the suggested levels of pain to other “scales.” This raises the question, why can the scale, itself, doesn’t do adequate job of helping people understand pain. The Beaufort scale was developed by in 1805 by Sir Francis

  • Hurricane Harvey Negative Effects

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    Hurricane Harvey left a mark on Houston, Texas this past August, leaving the citizens with a devastating amount of destruction to their city. This catastrophic storm destroyed homes, separated thousands of people from their families, and even killed some. According to National Public Radio’s website, the White House has estimated over 100,000 homes were damaged by the storm. Also, NPR stated, “More than 30,000 people are staying in emergency shelters and will soon be in need of permanent accommodations