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  • My Local History Project On Dowagiac

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    Dowagiac Michigan History I choose to do my local history project on Dowagiac, Michigan which is a part of Cass County. I visited Dowagiac History Museum that has three floors to venture in and 6,000 square feet of exhibits of Dowagiac, Cass County, and Sister Lakes. The price was free admission, and I got lost in history for well over an hour. I learned a great deal about the geography, the original settlers, economic factors, religion, ethnicity, and other interesting facts. I did conduct additional

  • The area we know today as Elmwood was still a wandering haunt of the Omaha, Pawnee, and Otoe

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    The area we know today as Elmwood was still a wandering haunt of the Omaha, Pawnee, and Otoe Indians in the 1860’s. It was dotted with buffalo wallows, and trails of the kind so familiar to Lewis and Clark, and the Mormons, who helped open the great western frontier. Danger and challenge were everywhere; but so was opportunity in the Homestead Act passed by Congress in 1862. For facing the rigors of the frontier life, the head of a family could obtain 160 acres of good black land—if he could survive

  • Case Report : Cass County Electric Cooperative Control Center Essay

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    Tour: Cass County Electric Cooperative Control Center Date: 8/11/15 Time: 4:30 Location: Fargo, ND Tour Guide: Brad Schmidt Cass County Electric Cooperative is a member owned, non-profit electric distribution system headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota. The cooperative has 44,000 members and serves a nearly 5,000 square mile area in ten counties in southeastern North Dakota, Figure 1. The distribution cooperative owns nearly 4,700 miles of power lines in the area. Cass County

  • Does Partisanship Affect Politics Today?

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    What May Be the Cause for Dysfunction in Politics As a young child, politics has always been a complicated idea that I could never wrap my mind around. Even knowing nothing whatsoever over politics and the government, I could still see that there was something truly wrong with politics, and as I grew older, I began to understand politics as it itself is in a state of dysfunction. The question at hand here is how and why this dysfunction is occurring in our politics today. For many experts, they

  • Analysis Of Cass Sunstein 's `` Simpler `` And A Proposed `` Soda Tax ``

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    This memo is an application of some of the policy ideas Cass Sunstein has described in his book “Simpler,” to a proposed “soda tax” in Oakland California. The introduction of the tax, contained in “Measure HH” (as it appears on the ballot) has been met with stiff opposition by some members of the Oakland area while others have embraced the idea. Three ideas from “Simpler” will be tested in this California case. First of is a “nudge.” What is a nudge? According to Sunstein, nudges are “approaches

  • Act First - Original Writing

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    ACT FIRST A room, comfortably and tastefully, but not expensively, furnished. In the back, on the right, a door leads to the hall; on the left another door leads to HELMER’s study. Between the two doors a pianoforte. In the middle of the left wall a door, and nearer the front a window. Near the window a round table with armchairs and a small sofa. In the right wall, somewhat to the back, a door, and against the same wall, further forward, a porcelain stove; in front of it a couple of arm-chairs and

  • Tradition in The Lottery, by Shirley Jackson Essay

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    Tradition in “The Lottery” There are many things that people do every day without questioning why they do them. These are our habits and traditions, and though for the most part they are unimportant they can be a crucial part of our culture and our interactions with each other. Sometimes there are traditions that can cause harm or are morally unacceptable. What should be done in this case? Edmund Burke, a nineteenth century politician and author, argues that it is best to stick with tradition

  • Dream A Little Dream Of Me Analysis Essay

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    song was again recorded on February 18, 1931 by orchestra leader and musician Wayne King. Since those first two recordings of “Dream a Little Dream of Me” there have been approximately 60 versions by many well-known artists of which included Mama Cass Elliot in 1968 with the group The Mamas and the Papas. The Music: “Dream a Little Dream of Me” is a classic song that has stood the test of time in popularity from 1931 to 2017. Over the course of eighty-six years, “Dream a

  • A Short Story : A Story?

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    "Now Sar--Gwen, my mother said as soon as Ben walked into the room. "I want you to remember not to be out too late tonight; it's a school night, remember. And did you give me Chia's number?" "Yes, moth--aunt Pam, I wrote it on a piece of paper and left it on the kitchen counter, remember?" Are you giving each other space names?" said Ben, "can I be Darth-Ben?" "Scram Benjamen," I said as Ben's eyes went wide as he beheld me in all my glory: waved hair, makeup, heels, clad in the lavender dress Stephanie

  • Economics Reflection In Economics

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    There have been many topics that we have covered in class that have opened my eyes to how behavioral economics play a role and are seen in everyday life. I really enjoy examining these topics that we learn in class and when reading. Last nights reading of Kahneman had me thinking of a particular topic of outcome bias and how that impacts our illusion of understanding. Kahneman defines outcome bias as give too little of credit to the decision maker when he makes a decision with a good outcome and

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