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  • Case Study : ' Camp Jackson Affair '

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    collision course. Frost is training his pro-Southern state militia at Camp Jackson over which the Confederate flag is flying. Lyon believes that waiting any longer without action would be dangerous to the cause of the Union and the security of St. Louis. (L174) (L204) (L272) On Friday, May 10, 1861, Johann Voss drills with the rest of his 2nd Regiment on the grounds of the Marine Hospital. This is their usual practice in the morning. They drill for two hours under the watchful eye of their commander

  • John Voss Drills

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    collision course. Frost is training his pro-Southern state militia at Camp Jackson over which the Confederate flag is flying. Lyon believes that waiting any longer without action would be dangerous for the cause of the Union and the security of St. Louis. (L174) (L204) (L272) On Friday, May 10, 1861, Johann Voss drills with the rest of his 2nd Regiment. This is their usual practice in the morning. They drill for two hours under the watchful eye of their commander, a five-year veteran of the Austrian

  • Should Sports Gambling Be Legal?

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    INTRODUCTION Local legal casino gambling has gained popularity in the United States after a long history of prohibition in many parts of the country. Casino gambling was outlawed in the early 1900’s before being legalized in Nevada and the city of Las Vegas in 1931. In 1978, gambling was legalized in Atlantic City, New Jersey (casino-history.org). Las Vegas continues to dominate as the number one casino destination. Atlantic City and New Jersey have taken a hit as completion in surrounding states

  • The City Of The United States

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    lands. They have a population of over five million people and land approximately seventy thousand square miles across. The Show Me State is also known for their Gateway Arch that draws several tourists and residents all year long. The Arch in St. Louis is the country’s tallest manmade monument. It was built at an incredible 630 feet when completed in 1965. The Gateway Arch is to commemorate the importance of settling in the West following the Louisiana Purchase. A watershed event in American history

  • Landfill Fire Threatens Nuclear Waste Site Outside St. Louis

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    Later the EPA admitted that people who work at the West Lake Landfill have to be cautious and careful to protect their health. According to Veronica LaCapra’s report, "Landfill Fire Threatens Nuclear Waste Site Outside St. Louis." if the Westlake Landfill’s soil is disarranged, “radioactive dust particles could be released into the atmosphere.” Unfortunately, it may lead to the inhalation of airborne radioactive dust particles. If these particles are inhaled by workers it could seriously harm their

  • The Special Years ( 1907 And 1908 )

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    Charles and Elizabeth now have two more members in their family. Their first grandchild, Charlie Koehler, is born in East St. Louis back in 1903 and their second and third grandchildren, Grace and Irene Hall, are born in 1906 and 1907. Now, in 1908, they add two more grandchildren with the births of Orval Koehler and Charlie Hall. Unfortunately, they all live in East St. Louis and therefore Charles and Elizabeth are unable to see them on a regular basis. They are helped by the recent addition of a

  • Dental Anxiety And The Dental Depression

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    A bit hard to overcome, many people have dental anxiety also known as fear of the dentist. Logical individuals are stopped from seeing a dentist and preserving the health of their teeth. Preventing difficulties prior to their start is vital for retaining healthy teeth. Problems occur because people who experience a fear of the dentist will evade going to a dentist. To avoid these problems such as decay and cavities it takes scheduled appointments with your dentist for cleaning. What happens when

  • Wainwright Building

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    or purpose, oak” (Sullivan, Kindergarten chats). In here, “form” could be understood as phenomenon of things, but not just the appearance. In his article, “The Tall Office Building Artistically Considered,” published in 1986, Louis Sullivan

  • The University 12 Miles Away

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    My college education began not at the institution about which I am writing, but rather another university 12 miles away. For two years, I attended Maryville University in St. Louis with a triple major in English, psychology, and sociology. Maryville University’s campus was small with just three small academic buildings on campus. As I progressed from my freshman to my sophomore year, I realized I had outgrown the small campus that had once felt comfortable. With only one key faculty member in each

  • Baseball As A National Pastime

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    Mary McGrory, an American journalist, writes, “Baseball is what we were, and football is what we have become”(“Brainy Quotes”). Baseball is out and football is in. Only 27% of kids from ages 9-13 play baseball in the world today. There is no longer “Take me out to the ball game,” but let me watch the game on my TV. Baseball as a national pastime has experienced a decline in popularity because of the increase of popularity of football, length of the season and cost of a game, and length of plays

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