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  • The San Antonio River: The River Of San Antonio

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    River defined in the Oxford English Dictionary is “a large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the sea, a lake, or another such stream. A large quantity of a flowing substance.” The river rises generally from a mountain or lake in a tableland. At first several very narrow streams of water join together and form one larger stream. At last the river falls into a sea, lake or another river. The mouth of the river becomes very wide. A river generally receives its water by the melting of snow

  • The Remembered Massacre : The Battle Of The Goliad Massacre

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    Remember Goliad!” Battle of the goliad massacre was on Oct 9, 1835 – Oct 10, 1835. The texas general was James W Frannin. The goliad massacre The battle of the goliad massacre was a battle that lasted about thirty minutes.The general of mexico was Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna.The Goliad Massacre hardened attitudes toward Santa Anna throughout the United States and inflamed and unified the Texas resistance.By the time the colonel ordered the retreat, it was too late.The finely bred, West Point-trained

  • The Goliad Massacre

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    What is the Goliad Massacre? The Goliad Massacre was a horrific battle that took place on March 27, 1836. In the battle of Goliad, the alamo fought against the Mexicans, losing and being destroyed completely by the mexicans. The alamo was a fighting group full of Texas rebels trying to seek independence from Mexico. The alamo were settled with all of their supplies and out of nowhere, a sneak attack of the mexicans took place. Mexicans charged at the alamo smart and with strategy. The alamo were

  • The Cities That I 've Lived

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    Mexico was not the proper place to raise a family. When my father was approved for permanent residency in the United States, we moved to Comfort, Texas. After we were settled and comfortable with the change of culture and language, we relocated to San Antonio, Texas. I found each city to be unique and interesting, but they had a huge difference in economy, culture, weather and, interesting attractions. Apaseo El Alto, like most cities in Mexico, don’t have a stable economy. Most of its citizens average

  • A Study of the Trans-Texas Corridor and How it Affects Texans

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    disarray for drivers who are trying to see the road in front of them.      Perry’s answer is to shift the traffic away from metropolitan areas. If truck drivers can bypass San Antonio, Austin, and Dallas, the time to their destination would probably save them an entire day in travel. Freight rail services could veer away from San Antonio’s railroad yard, an institution bustling with activity in the wee hours of the morning. Also, commuter rail can solve environmental problems and help families keep

  • Reflection Essay

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    the differences they can make in the community, and empowering students to become successful citizens who make a positive impact in the community. I have also volunteered with SA Reads, tutoring four students in reading in high-poverty schools in San Antonio. When tutoring, I use Science-Based Reading Instruction to improve literacy components. Tutoring students with SA Reads allows me to directly impact the lives of children in the community by tutoring them in reading each week, improving their reading

  • Epilepsy : A Growing Disorder

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    Introduction Epilepsy is a growing disorder in the world. Many people tend to be unaware they have epilepsy due to no diagnosis or believing their seizures are something simple. The epilepsy community of Texas is in great need due to the increasing costs of medication and medical service, lack of programs for diagnosed children and insignificant increase in education concerning epilepsy. The Epilepsy Foundation of Texas (EFTX) and Epilepsy Foundation of Central and South Texas (EFCST) were established

  • Why I Chose To Get This Scholarship

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    Truth be told, I waited until I was absolutely sure what profession I intended on entering before going to college. As I was about to hit my early twenties, I could not fathom the thought of going into debt or wasting money hopping from one major to another like many of my friends were doing. Unfortunately, during this time of pondering indecisions about my future I got into a little trouble that landed me with a Class B Misdemeanor for which I served one year of deferred adjudication. During

  • Case Study : Butts Grocery Company Essay

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    Company Overview: The H.E. Butts Grocery Company (H-E-B) is a private and family-owned grocery chain headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. H-E-B operates in multiple cities in Texas, along with stores in Mexico and one city in Louisiana. As of the 2002 case publish date, H-E-B was the 11th largest grocery chain in the United States, with sales exceeding $9 billion from over 275 stores. The company was founded in 1905 by Florence Butts in Kerrville, Texas and was taken over by eldest son Howard

  • Top 10 Coaches Heading Into 2016-2017

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    Top 10 Coaches Heading into 2016-2017 I built this list with a couple of things in mind. I have tried to mix in their coaching resume, tactics, player development, coaching skill, who I would want to coach my team, among other things. Keep in mind this list is purely subjective as you can’t measure coaching ability with statistical analysis, the way you would when comparing players. So on that note here we go: 1. Gregg Popovich I don’t think anybody would argue with Pop in the top spot. He has

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