Landscape and Urban Growth

Orange County, CA, Once Had Oranges.

Orange County was once humorously called The Orange Curtain, as it had the reputation of being one of the most Republican and conservative places in the country. The John Birch Society originated there and The Orange County Register could make or break Republican candidates. The county has changed greatly politically and demographically in the last thirty years.

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Landscape and Urban Growth

Boom Comes to a State Where the Word Boom Was Hardly Known: Williston, ND 2010’s

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Landscape and Urban Growth

Trail ruts from the covered wagons bringing settlers to California and Oregon in the 1840s can still be seen today.

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Landscape and Urban Growth

The Royal Palm Hotel Opened In 1896: It was the springboard that turned Miami into a big resort town.

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Issue Graphs and Maps, Landscape and Urban Growth, War Time

Jamestown was founded in 1607, but Even as late as 1700, it could not be said that the English Settlements were totally secure or all that far from the coasts. Ten percent of Plymouth Bay Colony colonists lost their lives during King Phillip’s War (1675-1678)

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