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  • Alaska

    delegates from across the territory. They met at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks in November 1955 to write a constitution for the proposed state. Alaskans voted approval of the constitution in April 1956. The new constitution was set to take effect when and if Congress granted statehood for Alaska. Efforts finally paid off in 1958 when Congress approved statehood for Alaska. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Alaska Statehood Bill into law on July 7‚ 1958. Alaskans accepted statehood

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  • Alaska and Hawaii

    Alaska and Hawaii The vacation is a free time which people usually spend with family or friends in exotic country. However‚ before the tourists choose destination‚ they pay attention to several aspects‚ such as accomodations‚ environment‚ transportation‚ climate as well as natural beauty. A lot of people are considering vacation in Hawaii‚ other people prefer spending their free time in Alaska. Therefore‚ I want to present a comparison of vacation in Alaska and Hawaii‚ which will reveal similarity

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  • Alaska Earthquake

    North America struck in the heart of Prince William Sound at 5:36pm. Buildings fell and entire towns were washed away by the tsunami that followed in the aftermath of the powerful earthquake. However‚ considering the sheer magnitude of the earthquake‚ Alaska suffered minimal damage to its residents and economy for a number of reasons. On the contrary‚ the Alaskan economy temporarily prospered from the ’64 earthquake by receiving additional federal support and funding in a time when military presence was

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  • Alaska Informative Speech

    Alaska is home to many great landmarks and views. In the winter time it is dark all the time and in the summer the sun barely goes down so the best time to plan a trip is in the summer or spring. At Point Barrow the sun remains above the horizon for 84 consecutive days (Alaska 241). Alaska is a very odd state due to its distance away from the equator making the sun hit it at different times of the year. Alaska is a great place to visit and has many things to look at. Alaska was purchased by the

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  • Persuasive Essay On Alaska

    family a lifetime’s worth of fun and adventure is the state of Alaska: a place filled with vast national parks‚ numerous and exhilarating activities to partake in‚ comfortably warm hotels and restaurants to visit during the colder parts of the year‚ and spectacular mountains to climb and ski on in the winter. As mentioned before‚ there are indeed many vast national parks filled with lush‚ green forests to visit in the state of Alaska‚ such as the renowned and widely-known park‚ Denali

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  • ALASKA THE LAST FRONTIER

    ALASKA THE LAST FRONTIER By William P. Ancker (From English Teaching Forum‚ July 2002) Describing Alaska requires the use of superlatives: biggest‚ tallest‚ longest‚ most‚ and even fewest. Here are some of the notable features of the 49th state of the United States: Alaska has the tallest mountain in the country‚ Mt. McKinley (also called Denali) at 6‚194 meters (20‚320 feet). McKinley is not very tall by the standards of the Himalayas‚ Karakoram‚ or Andes‚ but it is the tallest mountain

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  • Symbolism In Looking For Alaska

    Looking For Alaska‚ by John Green‚ there is a lot of symbolism and meaningful objects presented throughout the book. In my collage‚ I chose to include some of the book’s most important objects and pictures to help give a deeper understanding of the book. First off‚ I will explain why I have chosen the pictures on my collage. One of the most important pictures is of the maze‚ or the labyrinth‚ which represents the line‚ “How will we ever get out of this labyrinth of suffering?” that Alaska Young often

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  • Alaska Coffee Company

    Alaska Coffee Company June 10‚ 2011 Gregory Morris Alaska Coffee Company had a head start on the state of Alaska in the business of Specialty Coffee except for one other company‚ Café Del Mundo. Other than that there was no real competition for them when they started their business in 1984 and they only became more profitable with expansion throughout the years. Leadership Powell’s leadership over the company is an interesting thing‚ he was quick to get things done and always did what

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  • Alaska Otterman Research Paper

    Destination America’s new show‚ Alaska Monsters‚ will cover the Otterman. If nothing else‚ these shows bring to light creatures I never heard of before and I am delighted to investigate! So here’s my take on the Otterman. In the folklore of the Tlingit and Tsimshian Indian tribes‚ Kushtaka (Kooshdakhaa) translates to “land otter man.” These creatures were said to shape-shift into human form or that of an otter. Interestingly‚ the Dan’aina tribe of South Central Alaska and

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  • Alaska Airlines

    Alaska Airlines Strategic Management Model Linda Gay Cahill Table of Contents: Strategic Profile Company Introduction 3 Strategic Analysis PEST Analysis (Political‚ economic‚ social & technological factors) 4 Resource-Based View 6 Value Chain Analysis 8 SWOT Analysis 11 Strategy recommendations 13 References 14 Company Introduction Alaska Airlines is the ninth–largest U.S. airline based on passenger traffic and is the dominant

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