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Great Salt Lake Brigham Young
1,229 words... ad to find the route. He came across a place with grassy hills crowned with beautiful timber 25 miles north-west of Garden Grove. He named it Mt. Pisgah, referring to the mountain from which Moses saw the Promised Land from. The majority of the camp made it to Mt. Pisgah and planted crops and built cabins to help the Saints that were to come later. There were nearly 2000 people there at one time. By October, starvation was widespread. On October 9, 1845, flocks upon flocks of quail flew into...
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Hernando Cortez Aztec Civilization Mexico
565 wordsThe Aztec saw the god, Quetzacoatl, as the destroyer and ender of their rich and beautiful empire. Quetzacoatl was described to many as a man with a fair complexion and long dark brown hair. It is said that in the 11 th century Quetzacoatl promised the Aztecs that hed return in 500 years to destroy their empire and everything they stood for. When Hernando Cortez invaded the Aztecs, they had thought him to be the god Quetzacoatl because he portrayed much of what they thought Quetzacoatl was to lo...
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Heavy Metals British Isles
1,130 wordsZinc hyper accumulation in Thlaspi caerulescens as a chemical defence against herbivore ABSTRACT Thlaspi caerulescens is one of several plant species known to accumulate heavy metals in excess of 2 % of their above ground plant biomass. The reasons for hyper accumulation are unknown, but several studies conclude that it may be a plant chemical defence. This has been of interest to biologists because these metals are usually toxic. The accumulation of these metals may serve as a model for coevolu...
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Lavita And Joila Current Of The River Raft
1,371 wordsDear Irene, I would first like to thank you, for encouraging me to enter the competition and I could not believe that I won. As soon as they called out my name on the radio, I went running around my house, crazy, jumping up and down on my small bed, which I think I ruined the springs in it. Although its a pity you could not come with me, because the fact is that I had a spectacular holiday. There was a variety of choices on where to go, but none of them interests me except for one that I have no...
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One Of The Greatest Thirty Seven
1,281 wordsHannibal, Invader From Carthage by Robert N. Webb is a biography that focuses on and highlights the life and times of Hannibal, the Carthaginian general. Hannibal is best remembered as the courageous warrior who led an army of thousands and thousands of men, thirty-seven elephants, and a number of horses across Spain, the Alps, and Italy, on a mission to conquer Rome. The author does an admirable job showing different views of Hannibal. He quotes other historians and poets throughout the course ...
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American Military Special Forces
1,589 wordsYou leave for up to seven months at a time on missions that you cant even tell your wife about and when you are home most of your time is spent training for more missions. Youve had years of the best and hardest military training in the world. You have the best weapons, the hardest missions and the best technology. You are part of an elite branch of the U. S military known as the Special Forces. The Special Forces is actually not just one group but a group of different specialized groups. These ...
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Plasma Membrane Alzheimer Disease
950 wordsLipid Rafts A lipid raft is a micro domain within the membranes of cells that is cholesterol-rich. It has been believed since 1972 that, in cell membranes, membrane proteins and phospholipids are constantly and widely distributed as following a fluid mosaic model. Then in 1988, a scientist named Kai Simmons, who worked at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory located in Germany, suggested the notion that there exist micro domains, which are enriched with a lot of different kinds of lipids, s...
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