Ketchikan, Alaska
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...Alaska. Its history dates back to the year 1886 when the first salmon cannery was built and by the year 1930 there was a flourishing fishing industry in the town with a large number of canneries operating. Areas surrounding Ketchikan are rich in gold and timber but it became apparent that the real attraction of Ketchikan was not gold or timber but Salmon and soon the place made its mark as a fisherman’s paradise. Fishing industry had to see a period of decline as a result of overfishing and many of the canneries had to shut down in 1940... ? Ketchikan, one of the most beautiful cities in the whole of U.S attracts a multitude of tourists from allover the world. It is sited on the Revillagigedo Island in...
Alaska airlines
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...Alaska Airlines Alaska airlines Introduction Alaska Airlines is based in SeaTac’s Seattle suburb, Washington, US. It traces its origin to McGee Airways back in 1932. The Airline came to be known as Alaska Airlines in 1944 after a series of mergers and acquisitions. It currently serves multiple air routes in the United States, Canada, Hawaiian Islands, and Mexico. It is rated as the 7th largest airline in the United States, according to traffic. Its largest hub is in Seattle–Tacoma International Airport. As a matter of fact, it has been a dominant player the U.S. West Coast air. The carrier has long been known for offering...
The Purchase of Alaska
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...Alaska Purchase In the mid-1600’s, about the time that the British were colonizing the Atlantic coast region of North America, Russia occupied and had claimed the Northern Pacific region of the America’s now known as Alaska. Despite objections by many in both Russia and America, this vast territory, more than half a million square miles, was sold to the U.S. in 1867 by means of the Treaty of Cession. The majority on both sides of the pacific, however, believed their country profited from the transaction. The sales price was $7.2 million or approximately two cents per acre, a small sum even by 1867 standards. Alaska was the last major land-holdings of any non-American nation in the Western... ...
The Purchase of Alaska
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...Alaska Purchase In the mid-1600’s, about the time that the British were colonizing the Atlantic coastregion of North America, Russia occupied and had claimed the Northern Pacific region of the America’s now known as Alaska. Despite objections by many in both Russia and America, this vast territory, more than half a million square miles, was sold to the U.S. in 1867 by means of the Treaty of Cession. The majority on both sides of the pacific, however, believed their country profited from the transaction. The sales price was $7.2 million or approximately two cents per acre, a small sum even by 1867 standards. Alaska was the last major...
Roman Catholics in Alaska
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...Alaska While Alaska contains some tribal and specifically regional religions, similar to the lower forty-eight s they are very influenced by Christianity. Virtually all religions that exist in America are also in Alaska. For instances, it’s noted that Anchorage itself has close to two-hundred churches and temples. There has been a long-history of religion in Alaska. The 18th century saw a large influx of Russian Orthodox versions of Christianity, particularly within the Aleut tribe. In terms of regional affiliations, Orthodox congregations are still active on the Aleutian Islands, Kodiak, southeastern Alaska, and also contiguous to the Yukon River. Today, Russian Orthodox... Christianity...
Looking For Alaska
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...Alaska” Imagine going on a lengthy mysterious journey trying to find the answer to a long desired question. Everybody has a question that one wants answered. Why has my life ended up this way? How can I live my life to the fullest? What can I do to get what I want from life without doing the hard work? However, in this essay there is just one question that I want to answer, how does one end suffering? Many people go through lifelong suffering, and themselves go on a journey with many ups and downs trying to find an answer. In the novel, Looking for Alaska by John Green, a girl named Alaska mysteriously dies, and her friends must go on a journey to figure out... An Analysis of the novel, “Looking for...
Looking For Alaska
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...Alaska: A Critical Analysis The novel, “Looking for Alaska,” is a gripping tale ofemotions, which provides a graphic insight into self doubt, friendship, love, guilt, betrayal, death and most of all celebrating life. Penned by John Green, his debut effort has all the ingredients that make it an interesting, lifelike yet shockingly dramatic piece of literature. The novel is divided into two portions, entitled before and after. The first half deals with the main protagonist, Miles Halter’s (Pudge) journey towards self exploring; he is a skinny, nerdy, bright, dreamy-eyed boy-next-door, with a penchant for remembering famous people’s last words. The first half is about self... s June 13, Looking for...
Offshore Drilling in Alaska
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...Alaska Offshore drilling for natural gas and oil near the United s coasts got banned in 1981 by Congress after outcries triggered by pollution from spills and accidents. In 1990, George H. W. Bush dispensed administrative orders supportive to the ban; orders withdrew by his son, George W. Bush, later in 2008. This was due to gasoline prices thwarting and the cost of oil that became a significant question in the presidential race and American politics. While an aspirant, Barack Obama preferred a much more modest launching of the coastal regions than his rival, John McCain did, whose motto was “drill it here, drill now” (Franklin 6). On 31th March, 2010, President Obama projected... Offshore Drilling in...
Earthquake in Alaska in 1964
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...Alaska witnessed on the 27th of March, 1964 while further analyzing the cause(s) and the effects that the region witnessed. Although, the reason for the earthquake was stated as the shifting of tectonic plates, the question of nuclear tests having played some role cannot be ruled out although there are no supporting evidences regarding the same. Further to the aforesaid, the paper also... Running Head: THE 1964 ALASKAN EARTHQUAKE The 1964 Alaskan Earthquake- Its Cause and Effect of Correspondence concerning this article should be addresses to (Your name and work address) Contact: (email address) THE 1964 ALASKAN EARTHQUAKE 2 Abstract This paper explores the massive earthquake that Alaska...
Religion in Alaska: Roman Catholics
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...Alaska: Roman Catholics Religion in Alaska: Roman Catholics Alaska is the largest in America as far as the land area is concerned. Even though Alaskans are believed to be the least religious people in America, all kinds of religions can be seen in Alaska including, Christians with different community denominations, Muslims, Jews, Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists etc. Different communities like Russian Orthodox, Greek Orthodox, Presbyterian, Assembly of God, Roman Catholic etc makes Christian religion, the largest in Alaska. Among different denominations in Christianity, Roman Catholics are the largest group in Alaska. This paper briefly analyses the history and religious traditions of Roman... ? Religion in...
Earthquake At Valdez: Alaska 1964
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...Alaska 1964 27th March, 1964, the day of Good Friday witnessed the largest earthquake that ever hit North America. Alaska was the subject of the devastation and the magnitude of the earthquake was recorded at 9.2 in Richter scale second only to Chile where the magnitude was 9.5. The epicentre of this infamous earthquake was only 45 miles away of Valdez and beneath 14 miles of the earth’s crust. (Valdez Convention and Visitors Bureau) Valdez was located on unstable deltaic sands, along with gravels that are extremely shaky facing any movement of earth’s crust. This resulted in the behaviour of the sediments as liquefied particle without any capability of bearing load... . Immediately a 4000...
Alaska Airline Crash Flight 261
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...alaska airline crash flight 261 4th December Introduction Alaska Flight 261 crashed on January 31, 2000 killing all the 88 passengers and crews. Captain Thompson and first officer William had a difficult moment trying to control the plane for half an hour. They tried their best even communicating with Alaska airlines maintenance department which is in Seattle in an attempt to control and troubleshoot the problem. McDonnell Douglas MD-83 was the one who was to troubleshoot the problem. The flight was from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico heading to Seattle and San Francisco. Forty seven passengers were heading to Seattle and in addition, the three crew members were from Seattle. The other... Running head: alaska...
Resource Development vs Conservation In Alaska
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...ALASKA Resource Development vs. Conservation in Alaska Insert Insert Insert Instructor’s Name 05 February 2012 Resource Development vs. Conservation in Alaska Introduction Alaska is today regarded as one of the largest states of America - it is the 49th state of the nation (Kimura 138). Being one of the largest states, Alaska possesses numerous and huge sources of natural resources that have become critical for the development of the state and the American nation at large. Some of the identified resources in the state include oil, minerals such as gold and silver, forests, fish, land, and many more. At the same time, the state has one... of the excellent tourism industries in the country,...
The Strategy of Alaska in Saudi Arabia
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...Alaska In Paying Dividends To The Saudi Arabia Citizens From The Oil Revenue? Institution: Date: Introduction The purpose of this study is to establish the efficiency of introducing tax revenue in Saudi Arabia on oil revenue. The study involves comparison of the case of Alaska with Saudi Arabia. The Alaskan government controls revenue from oil on behalf of the citizens and pay dividend to the citizens while they collect tax revenue from the citizens for provision of social welfare. However, Saudi Arabian Government does not collect any tax or pay dividends to the citizens (Ross, 2011). Instead they rely on oil revenue to provide welfare... Should Saudi Arabia Governments Follow The Strategy Of Alaska ...
Comparison and contrast essay Anchorage,Alaska and Key West Florida
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...Alaska and Key West, Florida are worlds apart geographically and culturally. On the surface, the case could be made that it would be difficult to find any two places more different within the confines of the United States. One conjures up images of the great white north, the tundra and the last vast frontier left to explore or exploit. The other brings to mind balmy breezes, sandy beaches and margarita fueled frivolity of all sorts. But are they really all that different? Aside from the obvious differences in climate and clothing, is it possible that two seemingly different places are actually more similar than either would care to imagine? Perhaps. Key West, Florida and Anchorage... Anchorage,...
Cause and Effect of the Crash of Alaska Airlines Flight261
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...Alaska Airlines Flight261 Causes Alaska Airlines (AA) Flight 261 had a fateful crash on January 31, 2000. Fourteen years after the incident, talks about it still linger mainly because the relatives of the fallen passengers still recall the incident. They hope same thing will not happen again. The plane crash claimed the lives of 88 people including the airplane’s crew, pilot and captain, and only the remains of the bodies and the plane parts were found after the plane crashed and exploded in the depth of the Pacific Ocean. AA Flight 261 was operating on a scheduled international flight from Mexico Airport, with an intervening destination at Seattle, Washington...  Cause and Effect of the Crash of...
Introduce word" flying fish" from Pacific Northwest and Alaska
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...Alaska The Northern Pacific presents various species of fish that could be considered strange and fascinating animals of the ocean. The region is well known for the numerous species of animals but, the Northern Pacific frontier is a habitat to some of the world’s rarest species of fish. Sailing through North Pacific Ocean, one can easily spot fish jumping out of the water for different purposes (Northcote and Hartman 367). Though some of the species are not considered native, global warming is attributed to the migration of tropical fish species into the ocean. The Gulf of Alaska has continuously grown warmer and this could be as a result of some unusual... Task Flying Fish from Pacific Northwest and...
Introduce word"Microbreweries " from Pacific Northwest and Alaska
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...Alaska, microbreweries are generally the property of independent owners which is the result of deregulation that became implemented during 1979. After... Microbrewery Microbrewery refers to a small production unit that is capable of producing a limited amount of beer. The application of this label to production units is based on rules that differ between areas; normally the label is applied in comparative terms to refer to units that have production capacity that is lower than larger beer manufacturing units (Priest & Graham 774). A general tendency of microbreweries is to emphasize and promote their flavor and quality for sale at the local pubs or their own premises. In the Pacific Northwest and Alaska...
How the Trans Alaska Pipeline Affected the Lives of the Alaskan Nativesand the company itself
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...Alaska Pipeline Affected the Lives of the Alaskan Natives The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS), usually called the Alyeska Pipeline in Alaska or the Alaska Pipeline elsewhere, is a major U.S. oil pipeline connecting oil fields such as the Prudhoe Bay, which was discovered in 1968 to a seaport where the oil can be shipped to the Lower 48 states for refining (Trans Alaska Pipeline). President Richard Nixon signed the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Authorization Act into law on November 16, 1973, which authorized the construction of the pipeline. Although the pipeline is actually about 799 miles long, it is usually referred to as 800 miles long. The single 48-inch (1.22 m) diameter pipeline... How the Trans...
Alaska law- Voluntariness of confession: State's Memo in opposition of Motion to Suppress confession
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...Alaska Law-Voluntariness of Confession v. Ridgely, 732 P.2d 550 (Alaska 1987) Thesis ment The decision by the trial court to convict Ridgely must be remanded and a new trial ordered as the state had not met its burden of proving that the confession which formed the basis of the evidence was voluntary (West Publishing Company 514) and that the accused had effectively waived his rights under the Miranda rule. Rule When a court is charged with an issue that is coming up for appeal meant to review the determination of voluntariness as decided by a trial judge, its standard of review must reflect the legal nature and the mixed factual nature of the...
Corruption In the Oil Industry (Situation in Alaska, UN Oil-for-food Program)
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...Alaska, UN Oil-for-Food Program - Table of Contents I. Introduction ………………………………………………………………. 3 II. The Cause and Effect of Oil Corruption ……………………………… 4 III. Well-Known Individuals Who have been Directly and Indirectly Involved in Oil Corruption Scandals …………………………………… 6 IV. The Negative Impact of Oil Corruption to the Local People in Iraq . 7 V. The Strength and Weaknesses of Alaska’s Regulation on Oil Corruption …………………………………………………………….. 8 VI. Suggested Ways on How to Prevent and Minimize Oil Corruption Under the Said Program …….………………………………………….. 9 VII. Conclusion ……………………………………………………………….. 11 References ………………………………………………………………………. 13... Corruption in the Oil Industry - Situation in...
The reason why Mark Begich lost in the Alaska Senate Race / Reason why Greg Orman lost in the Kansas Senate Race
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...Alaska, after his success in 2008. That year, Alaskans maintained a different perspective on policy issues. Although there are rumors that not all votes were counted, Sullivan’s economic policy significantly reduced Begich’s popularity. With the national budget biased towards energy, Alaska would economically benefit from a Republican senator, as he stands a greater chance of being elected in the National Committee. Again, the accelerated growth of Obama’s unpopularity in Alaska impacted negatively on Mark Begich’s reputation. Notably, Alaska is a republican state, and Begich’s... due Reasons Why Mark Begich Lost The prediction that Mark Begich would win was based on his triumph in developing...
Explain the relationship between earthquakes and tsunamis, using the following examples: 1700 Cascadia; 1964 Alaska; 2010 Chile; and 2011 Tohoku (Japan).
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... Tsunami and earthquakes Tsunami involves displacement of large bodies of water mainly oceans. The displacement of the bodies are caused by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides and explosions in the underwater (Rooney 53). The waves that are involved in the displacement are the seismic sea waves. The activities involve vertical displacement of water that is overlying (Kajikawa 24). The tectonic earthquakes involve the deformation of the earth’s crust. The faults lead to destructive plate boundaries abrupt movement resulting to simultaneous abrupt water movement. Amount and type of displacement Tsunami involves the displacement of substantial... Tsunami...
SWOT Analysis
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...Alaska Airlines SWOT Analysis Insert Insert Grade Insert 27 July I. Organization History Alaska Airlines is among the ten largest U.S. airlines according to its passenger traffic and is additionally the leading U.S. West Coast air carrier. The airline company is based in Seattle, Washington, and has a large number of passengers. Alaska Airlines has immensely expanded to cater for Canadian, East Coast and Mexican routes. Historically known for its Alaskan origins represented by the Eskimo decorated on the train of the aircraft, Alaska Airlines presents a friendly and relaxed approach to services, one that travelers have come to acknowledge as the Alaska Spirit. The airline... ?Running head: SWOT Analysis...
State and Country Physical Geography powerpoint and short essat
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...Alaska The Climate of Alaska The mean annual temperature for Alaska ranges between 400F from the maritime influence and 10 0F down the slopes of the northern arctic in the Brook Range. The highest seasonal contrast is experienced from the Central and Eastern parts in the interior of the continent. The average maximum temperature produced in this area is between 70 0F and 90 0F during summer. During winter, there is no sunshine and this makes the temperatures to go as low as -50 0F (Wallendorf 201). On an average, the winter temperatures fall between -20 0F and -30 0F. However, at one time, Alaska recorded the lowest temperature of -80 0F. For Maritime zone, the range... The topographical Map of...
American History - The Alaskan Purchase
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...Alaska Purchase In the mid-1600’s, about the time that the British were colonizing the Atlantic coast region of North America, Russia occupied and had claimed the Northern Pacific region of the America’s now known as Alaska. Despite objections by many in both Russia and America, this vast territory, more than half a million square miles, was sold to the U.S. in 1867 by means of the Treaty of Cession. The majority on both sides of the pacific, however, believed their country profited from the transaction. The sales price was $7.2 million or approximately two cents per acre, a small sum even by 1867 standards. This transfer of land was accomplished...
Diversity in American Society
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...Alaska Natives Introduction The American Indian and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) occupy an unique position of having been the first people to settle in the land that is now the United States. The federal government tried to bring them into mainstream of the modern American Society by treatise and diplomacy giving them rights of self determination(Snipp, 2005). As a result the population of AI/AN increased from 250,000 in the 19th century to 4.1 million in 20th century. AI/AN Profile reports that currently there are 561 federally recognized AI/AN tribes, about 100 state recognized and many unrecognized tribes... Diversity in American Society: Population profile and community issues of American Indian and...
Sport Tourism (Destination Image & Event Portfolio)
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...Alaska is described as the largest state in the US in terms of land size; and it has become one of the best tourist destinations in the federal USA republic. The state is situated to the northwest of North American Continent where Canada borders the state to the east, the Arctic Ocean is situated to the north, and the Pacific Ocean can be found to the west and south of the state. Moreover, it has to be recognized that the state was formerly part of Russia, and while in Alaska, one is likely to see... Running head: Sport Tourism-Destination Image and Event Portfolio Sport Tourism-Destination Image and Event Portfolio Insert Insert Grade Course Insert Tutor’s Name 26 March 2012 Sport Tourism-Destination Ima...
Develope a research plan for this topic = "Risk factors for Helicobacter pylori Infections among residents in a Native American settlement"
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...Alaska Native population. Studies carried out earlier postulate the association between Helicobacter pylori infection, hemorrhagic gastritis resulting in gastrointestinal blood loss and widespread iron deficiency anaemia in adult Alaska community. H. pylori-explicit immunoglobulin, IgG and serum ferritin level are used as the marker to demonstrate iron deficiency. Research Methodology: The pace of H. pylori seropositivity augments with age, and there is no demarcation between genders was observed, age and region serves... Risk factors for Helicobacter pylori Infections among residents in a Native American settlement" Theoretical basis: Iron deficiency anaemia is one ofthe major health issues in the...
My live
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...Alaska... . As an Alaskan, I have certain unique experiences to share and have been brought up in a characterised manner. The mode of living and lifestyle is drastically different to numerous countries around the world. This is what characterises my life in a manner that it is presently. It makes me feel bound to my roots, and proud of my background. ANALYSIS Alaska is a country that lies north of the United States of America. It is located in the continent of North America, and is not very linked with the outside world, owing to freezing temperatures and a completely ...
Food Safety Management Essay
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...Alaska The paper discusses Botulism outbreak in Alaska due to consumption of fermented food and analysis various causative agents along with the preventive measures that were suggested post the outbreak. The paper also sums up the findings of an investigatory team and closely examines the new anti-botulism program that was implemented in Alaska after the outbreak of the disease. * Introduction On January 18, 2001, a local physician in a southwest Alaska village informed The Alaska Division of Public Health of a possible botulism outbreak. Botulism is a paralytic illness which is caused by a nerve toxin. Rare yet serious, food-borne botulism is caused by consumption... * Botulism outbreak in Alaska...
Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
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...Alaska, "McCandless yearned to wander uncharted country, to find a blank spot on the map. [] In 1992, however, there were no more blank spots on the map-not in Alaska, not anywhere. But Chris, with his idiosyncratic logic, came up with an elegant solution... to this dilemma: He simply got rid of the map. In his own mind, if nowhere else, the terra would thereby remain incognita." (174).1 Krakauer's story attracted not only critical attention but also managed to elicit angry responses from residents of Alaska, who flouted Krakauer for glorifying "a foolish, pointless death". In order to redeem McCandless' death in the eyes of such readers, Krakauer introduced brief vignettes...
Politics and Government
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...Alaska, Sarah Palin will probably run for Senate in the future. In order to pursue her plans, her campaign should be planned from now onwards, so that she gets plenty of time on her side when she actually takes part in the Senate elections. (dailythoughtpad.blogspot.com, 2009) However, in the immediate future, we should plan for her re-election on the seat of governor of Alaska for second term. For this we need to advertise the major developments that took place during her first term as the Governor of Alaska. She can start her... Running Header: PR Assessment Type here Topic: "PR Assessment for Sarah Palin's future plans" According to dailythoughtpad(2009),After resigning from the post of Governor of...
Assignment
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...Alaska and Akaka in Hawaii. Sovereignty Rights in Alaska Natives of Alaska, a land purchased by the United States from Russia have gone through a tumultuous period of political and legal up and downs before the recognition of their self-government status by the federal government. Throughout the contacts between the aboriginals of Alaska and the Europeans, the natives have hotly pursued their rights to the ownership of their lands. In history, the Tlingit, Tanaka and Haida tribes initially fought with the Russia, and vehemently object the sale... A case of Two Sovereignty Claims: Native Hawaiians and Native Alaskans Introduction Native Americans for thousands of years governed themselves through...
Big Bull Moose Derbies
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...Alaska Big Bull Moose Derbies Alaska Big Bull Moose Derbies During the 28th Alaska legislature 14), two Alaskan legislators Rep. Eric Feige, the Chickaloon representative and Rep. Tammie Wilson, the representative for North Pole introduced House Bill 268 which sought to have the big bull moose derbies added to the list of games recognized as being games of skill and chance that are allowed by the Department of Revenue for funding purposes (legiscan.com 2014b). In the sponsoring statement, House Bill 268 is seeking for the Tanana Valley Sportsmen Association to be allowed to equally fund raise both for the organization and for the...
Module 4 Case Assignment
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...Alaska Air Group, Inc. is a holding company of Alaska Airlines... Finance and Accounting Module 4 Case Assignment Nature of the Business EBay is one of the largest online markets in the world which provides the opportunity to the customers to be connected via any device with the products and services they need and prefer. It enables electronic commerce by providing scalable and flexible solutions which boost the growth of merchants. It was founded in the year 1995and it connects a passionate and diverse community of buyers and sellers. It also helps the small business to compare and grow along with other reputed brands. EBay has 145 million buyers across the world and more than more than 650 million...
Comparing State Constitutions
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...Alaska. The Texas... Constitution and that of Alaska have various similarities. The major substantive similarity between the constitution in the case of of the State of Alaska and that of Texas is that both have the bill of rights incorporated as their first articles. It is a formal review of the liberties and rights that are considered essential to a group of people or individuals. In both the constitutions, the rights of the individual provide various restraints on the political authority and power to protect the people against abuses and intrusions that are unwarranted. In both the constitutions, the powers of the government are outlined in every listed...
Risks and Complications of Abortion Procedures
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...Alaska). Medical abortion involves the use of specific drugs to kill the unborn child. The commonly used drugs include mifepristone, methotrexate, prostaglandins, and salt poisoning. Mifepristone is an inhibitor of the progesterone hormone, and disrupts the lining of the uterus. The disruption deprives the fetus nutrition, as well as protection, and eventually the unborn child dies (American Life League). Methotrexate affects the growing cells of the fetus and other support systems. Injection of the salt to the amniotic fluid renders the child lifeless through dehydration... Risks and Complications of Abortion Procedures The three common abortion methods consist of surgical, medical, and chemical. The...
Research paper
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...Alaska, albeit approached differently, defines the process towards sovereignty. This paper explores and discusses the sovereignty claims of the native tribes in Alaska and in Hawaii, the 49th and 50th states of the country respectively. The relationship between a Three Tier Sovereignty As a matter of fact, efficient public service delivery can be disregarded for a chance to indulge in self governance. Nonetheless, with the federal government and the state governments responsible for a number of services for the people in Alaska... April 24, A case of Two Different Sovereignty Claims: Native Hawaiians and Native Alaskans Introduction Sovereignty can be defined as the authority, power, right, and...
Sexual Offenders and Predators
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...Alaska, which appended new reporting requirements in 2009. Registration and Notification: Federal Laws The rape and murder of seven year old Megan Kanka by a two-time convicted sex offender Jesse Timmendequas in 1994 spawned... Effectiveness of Registration and Notification Laws in Two s Introduction Megan Kanka, Jessica Lunsford, Adam Walsh, and Jacob Wetterling were just among several other children either victims of socially inappropriate sexual acts or whose offenders had previous records of sex crimes. Their stories moved the Federal government to enact laws requiring States to penalize sexual offenders and predators; and track them after released from legal custody believing that they have a...
Education topic in U.S. Supreme Court
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...Alaska—that read “Bong Hits 4 Jesus.” Because of the unusual and eye-catching sentiment expressed in the banner, and because of the debate over whether students had the right to express anything they wanted at a school event, the media dubbed this the “Bong Hits 4 Jesus” case. It was widely covered and debated... Morse v. Frederick 551 U.S. 393 (2007) This is one of the more interesting cases in the field of education that has come before the U.S. Supreme Court. It garnered a lot of media attention due to the fact that it related to free speech—but perhaps even more so because of the event that kicked off the case. At issue was a banner a student held up at a school event—an Olympic torch relay in...
The Klondike Gold Rush
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...Alaska gold rush was process of commuting to the Klondike region to search for gold. The activity took place between 1897 and 1899 and involved approximately 100,000 people from all over the world but most specifically traders from Seattle and San Francisco.1 The journey involved travelling very long distance and carrying very heavy load. Commuting to Alaska involved use of ships for rich people and walking for the common people. The Klondike gold rush enriched many traders and most specifically the first four thousand traders who went there and acquired the areas with rich deposits of gold. The Klondike gold... The Klondike Gold Rush Introduction The Klondike gold rush also known as Yukon gold rush or...
The Ecological Perspective
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...Alaska Pipeline System was constructed to transfer oil from the North Slope of Alaska to the northern most ice-free port in Valdez, Alaska (Fairbanks Convention & Visitors Bureau, 2010, para.1). It is a 48-inch wide and 800 miles long pipeline, carrying 12% of America’s oil. The project was completed in 1977 with the budget of $8 billion... Environmental Issues Global Warming Global warming is the condition in which the temperature of the Earth rises due to the trapping of sun’s light and heat by the greenhouse gases which include carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, methane and water vapors. The rise in the concentration of these greenhouse gases results in the Earth getting warmer gradually. I agree with the ...
Research and Discussion: Politics and the Environment
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...Alaska Pipeline System to transfer oil from the North Slope of Alaska to the northern most ice-free port in Valdez, Alaska (Fairbanks Convention & Visitors Bureau, 2010). It is a 48-inch wide and 800 miles long pipeline, carrying 12% of America’s oil. The project was completed in 1977 with a budget of $8 billion. To prevent thawing, more than half of the pipeline is built above the ground; and, where it is underground, it is entrenched in a cavernous ditch, insulated with gravel padding. The pipeline... ? Environmental Issues Global Warming Global warming is the condition in which the temperature of the Earth rises due to the trapping of the sun’s light and heat by the greenhouse gases which include...
Law
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...Alaska West Express worker, Fay, suffers crushed chest) Name of Publication: Anchorage Daily News retrieved from http://www.adn.com/2009/11/02/997243/state-investigates-slope-accident.html Date of Publication: November 2, 2009 Article Summary Just before midnight of October 27, 2009, a worker of Arctic Slope Regional, Inc., named John Fay was pinned between a tractor truck and a semi-trailer. An employee of Alaska West Express Inc. a trucking subsidiary of the Anchorage-based Lynden Inc drove the truck. Arctic Slope confirmed that Fay who remained in critical care at Providence Alaska... ?Ureta Mabelle D. Ureta Part-time Assignment for Mohammed Order # 521912 Answers for Assignment Answer :a. tort 2....
Mining and use of Natural resouces
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...Alaska and the adjacent State waters; this is according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The volume of undiscovered oil estimated by U.S. Geological Survey is lower than the one estimated in 2002 and this is due to the recent exploration drilling that showed reduced reservoir quality and a quick transition from oil to gas in Alpine sandstone (U.S. Geological Survey, 2010). The main focus of exploration has been the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPRA) and this has been influenced... Mining and Use of Natural Resources The geology scope is large and important to the human beings lives on the planet. It is not easy to imagine a modern civilization that lacks the resource geological inputs such as...
Module 7
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...Alaska incorporation andEstoya Corporation. The second question is a planned investment by Kansas Company into China. The last question is regarding the influence of corporate social responsibility in a country. Question 1 Based on the historical data, Estoya Corporation generates annual cash flows of 500 million new sols per year. Alaska Inc. is anticipating an increase in the cash flow generated by Estoya by 5% per year. The figures for the first and the second years would be (500,000,000*1.05) = 525,000,000 new sol and (525,000,000*1.05) = 551,250,000 new sol respectively. The merger... is an investment made by Alaska since it acquires another company, Estoya. Therefore,...
Oceangraphy Assignment
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...Alaska. It is determined that four cities: Anchorage, Alaska, Victoria, BC, Tokyo, Japan and Hilo, Hawaii, are in potential danger from the resulting tsunami. Use the equation for the velocity of a shallow water wave: where g is the acceleration due to gravity (9.8 m/s2) and the average ocean depths between the earthquake... Assignment Sheet EOSC 314 UBC Distance Education and Technology (Please attach, correctly completed, to EACH assignment) It is important to complete this information: Name: Student Number: Email Address: Instructor's Comments GRADED ASSIGNMENT #3 Part A (odd student number) 1. A large earthquake is registered in the Aleutian Islands 500 km from Anchorage, Alas...
As the CEO of an Air Carrier A like company is involved in an accident, NTSB releases a report on the accident, I must consider the implications of the report and what our company must do in repsonse. Make recomendations to the company to prevent accident
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...Alaska Airline Flight 261 06 5.0 Recommendations 10 6.0 Conclusion 13 7.0 Appendix 13 1.0 Introduction Running an airline involves a lot of skill and imagination. Having said this, there is no doubt that the success of this high-fly business involves huge financial implications. Not all those who ventured into aviation have been successful. Any business startup requires strong financial backup, smart business acumen, and focus. Similarly, an airline startup requires sufficient capital, an eye for details, and focus. Many companies have... Recommendations On Air Safety Table of Content 0 Introduction 02 2.0 Executive Summary 02 3.0 Case ValuJet Flight 592 03 4.0Case 2...
Recommendations on Air Safety
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...Alaska Airline Flight 261 06 5.0 Recommendations 10 6.0 Conclusion 13 7.0 Appendix 13 1.0 Introduction Running an airline involves a lot of skill and imagination. Having said this, there is no doubt that the success of this high-fly business involves huge financial implications. Not all those who ventured into aviation have been successful. Any business startup requires strong financial backup, smart business acumen, and focus. Similarly, an airline startup... Recommendations On Air Safety Table of Content 0 Introduction 02 2.0 Executive Summary 02 3.0 Case ValuJet Flight 592 03 4.0 Case 2 Alaska A...
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