"New Yorker In Tondo" Essays and Research Papers

New Yorker In Tondo

The New Yorker in Tondo By Marcelino Agana Jr. SCENE 1 In New York | | KIKAY | (Kikay is reading a letter from her Mother )Dear Kikay, I miss you na, please go home, coz I’m very lonely. Love, Your mommy dear, Atang. | | I told her to call herself Mrs. Mendoza! Oh well, I need to go back to Tondo… | (plane lands) SCENE 2 | MRS. M | (A knock is heard) (As she walks toward the door) Visitors. Always visitors, nothing but visitors all day long. | | (She opens door. Tony steps...

2003 singles, 2004 singles, 2007 singles 1808  Words | 7  Pages

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New Yorker from Tondo

MRS M: Its only orange juice, Nena. I was preparing some for Kikay. She takes nothing else. She says that in New York nobody eats breakfast. Come along Totoy. NARRATOR 1: Exit Mrs. Mendoza and Totoy. Left alone, Nena and Totoy are silent for a moment. Tony is seated; Nena stands beside sofa. NENA: Well, Tony. TONY: You shouldn’t come here Nena. NENA: Oh, why not? TONY: I haven’t talked with Kikay yet. NENA: You haven’t talked to Kikay yet.! I thought you were here to tell her everything last...

2005 singles, American films, Cigarette holder 1573  Words | 5  Pages

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The New Yorker in Tondo

the mid-seventeenth century (earlier in Italy). During this period, there was an enormous renewal of interest in and study of classical antiquity.       Yet the Renaissance was more than a "rebirth." It was also an age of new discoveries, both geographical (exploration of the New World) and intellectual. Both kinds of discovery resulted in changes of tremendous import for Western civilization. In science, for example, Copernicus (1473-1543) attempted to prove that the sun rather than the earth was...

Catholic Church, Classical antiquity, Martin Luther 1728  Words | 5  Pages

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New Yorker to Tondo

Jenelyn R. Omus O74 Kalayaan B. Batasan Hills. Quezon City. Landline: 366-22-75 Mobile: 09073655974/09296571575 E-Mail Address: jhen_omus09@yahoo.com/jhen09_rhalyn@yahoo.com OBJECTIVES: To develop a high degree of professionalism, to gain additional knowledge and skills the company offers and to work efficient and effectively hand with the company in fulfilling its goal and objectives. EDUCATION BACKGROUND: * College Degree BSBA Mngt (2008-2012) EARIST (EULOGIO AMANG RODRIGUEZ...

College, High school, Manila 350  Words | 3  Pages

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New Yorker in Tondo (Marcelino Agana, Jr.)

NEW YORKER IN TONDO (Marcelino Agana, Jr.) SCENE: The parlor of the Mendoza house in Tondo. Front door is at right. Curtained window is at left. Left side of stage is occupied by a rattan set –sofa and two chairs flanking a table. On the right side of the stage, a cabinet radio stands against a back wall. Open door-way in center, background, leads into the rest of the house. (As she walks toward the door) –Visitors, always visitors. Nothing but visitors all day long. Naku, I’m beginning to...

2000 singles, 2004 singles, 2005 singles 6017  Words | 26  Pages

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New Yorker

Occupy Movement that occurred on Wall Street and many individuals were struggling against the local government and police because they did not believe in the idea of a single governing body ceasing the majority of the power. Graeber states that if a new society were to be created that people would have the ability to have a wider range of options. A big topic of discussion surrounding this article was the idea that as the government begins to expand it is even more necessary to try and shrink it. At...

Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Democratic Party 3753  Words | 12  Pages

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Analysis of New Yorker Cover: 9/11/01

New Yorker Cover: 9/11/01 Writer, editor, and artist, Art Spiegelman, created the very controversial cover for The New Yorker magazine. Mr. Spiegelman worked for The New Yorker for ten years, resigning a few months after the September 11th terrorist attacks, living within walking distance from the world trade center. The cover of the September 24th issue of The New Yorker was voted in the top ten of magazine covers of the past 40 years by the American Society of Magazine Editors. The cover was...

Art Spiegelman, Françoise Mouly, George W. Bush 936  Words | 2  Pages

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Analysis And Reflection

Dancer, The New Yorker in Tondo, The Scent of Apple, The Will of the River, and Geyluv Submitted to: Professor Dorothy Agnis Submitted by: Leigh Ann B. Cabanilla The Dancer By: Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Analysis: Reflection: The New Yorker in Tondo By: Marcelino Agana Jr. Analysis: • • • • • Plot: New Yorker in Tondo is a play about a girl named Kikay who has fallen in love with the concrete jungle, New York, and has forgotten about her native land, the Philippines. New Yorker in Tondo is a very...

Character, Filipino people, Friendship 922  Words | 16  Pages

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My Love-Hate Relationship with New York

New York City is a fascinating place with too much charm for its own good. It is evident in both E.B. White’s Here is New York and Goodbye to All That, by Joan Didion that it is easy to fall in love with New York. However, it isn’t too hard to fall out of love with this city, either. White mentions three types of New Yorkers: natives, commuters and non-natives, and how they contribute to the quality of this city. Didion tells us the story of her arrival to New York from the West, and discusses her...

E. B. White, James Thurber, Love 1052  Words | 3  Pages

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Roger Angell: The New Yorker's Best Baseball Writer

Throughout his tenure at The New Yorker, Roger Angell has received the reputation as one of the best baseball writers ever, though his contributions to the magazine do not stop there. His family likely influenced his decision to join the magazine as both his mother and step-father worked for The New Yorker. This Harvard graduate began his work at the newspaper in 1962 as an editor, but now mostly writes about his passion: baseball. (Weich) Roger Angell grew up in a less-than-perfect household....

Baseball, E. B. White, John Updike 1021  Words | 3  Pages

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Urban Farming in New York

System ​Nowadays, a life in a huge megalopolis like New York can be very advantageous for a person in things like an easy access to business, culture, politics, and entertainment. However, live in the big city can has its own negative sides. Scott Stringer, in the report “Food NYC: A Blueprint for Sustainable Food System” points out serious nutrition and pollution issues in the city. Indeed, there are a lot of problems that New Yorkers have to face with, but a lack of “affordable and healthy”...

Agriculture, Carbon dioxide, Food security 909  Words | 3  Pages

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The History Of New York City

2013 New York City and All That It Is New York City is one of the most world renowned cities in the world, it is the most populated city in America, and also the center of America. It is the center of America because of its vast history and its connection to the rest of the country in everything they do. New York City may not be the official capital of The United States of America, but it sure could be because of its overwhelming presence in the United States as well as the whole world. New York...

Immigration to the United States, Manhattan, New York 2581  Words | 9  Pages

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The New York City Draft Riots

John Etefia Tomek Research Paper The New York City Draft Riots that took place July 13-16 of 1863 during the Civil War are considered the largest civil insurrection in the American History. The riots started off as a protest against the Conscription Act passed in March of 1863, which made all single men age 20-45 and married men up to 35 were subject to the draft lottery. The part of the Conscription Act that really caused an uproar was not only the fact that it forced men to go and fight in...

Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Confederate States of America 1318  Words | 4  Pages

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Order and Disorder in New York City in the 1800s

In 1825 there were just over 100,000 people living in New York City. Life for New Yorkers had been a steady, regular flow of every day life but the period between 1825 and 1860 was a time of truly unprecedented growth but a new era of modern lifestyle was about to emerge and take New York’s citizens by surprise. What used to be a very traditional way of life started becoming more modernised and by the end of the 1960s, the New York population had reason to that of one million people. There were...

City, Grid plan, New York 861  Words | 3  Pages

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New Kid, New School

New Kid Being the new individual to join a group is, most likely, an unenjoyable experience. When the group being joined is one in which there is no option to remain distant from, becomes even worse. Specifically, in my life there was the dreaded task of changing schools my junior year in high school. Being forced into a new group of people, a group that one must interact with on a daily basis is a difficult task. However, those that reach out and make sure that the transition goes smoothly, make...

2006 albums, Extracurricular activity, Feeling 915  Words | 3  Pages

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New Places, New Faces

Ashley Weaver Session B Topic 4 New places New faces Whether you are speaking of jobs, friends, scenery or state of mind, in life change is inevitable. Some welcome it with open arms, while others fight it until the end, whatever “it” may be. We make a choice to handle such things or allow ourselves to be handled. Success is determined by ability, or lack thereof, adjusting to these changes presented in our lives. In my case, the change was in residence. Though my birthplace happens to...

At Seventeen, Minimum wage 912  Words | 3  Pages

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Social and Economic Development Towards Sustainability in Tondo, Manila

ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING Social and Economic Development towards Sustainability in Tondo, Manila I. Abstract Every day, people suffer from hunger, poverty, and pollution as a result of a low economic standard of a locale. It is caused by either the misleading of the government or the community or society itself, their lack of obedience to higher authority. The main problem in this locality involves the social, environmental, and political aspects within. For this reason, the community within...

Andrés Bonifacio, Economic development, Economy 1077  Words | 4  Pages

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No Gay News is Good News

(No) Gay News = Good News 2012 has been a year of celebration for the LGBT family. Gay news has constantly dominated the media, became a buzz, and even a topic in the City Forum (城市論壇). In March, Anthony Wong proudly shouted “I am gay!” (「我是一個同性戀者」) on his concert,DJ-turned legislative councilor Ray Chan publicly disclosed his sexual orientation after winning the 2012 legislative election, followed by Gigi Chao announcing her marriage with her wife, Sean, and then concluded by Denise Ho saying...

Bisexuality, Coming out, Gay 1065  Words | 4  Pages

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Introducing New Coke

New Coke Assignment 1. What historically had been the value proposition of Coca Cola? Coca Cola’s value proposition has historically been to evoke a “comforting nostalgic appeal”[1] by associating itself with positive human moods/emotions - primarily happiness, belonging and celebration. The way to make this proposition possible has been to “place Coke within arms’ reach of desire...wherever there are people who get thirsty”.[2] The company has gone out of its way to develop distribution...

Advertising, Coca-Cola, Cola 849  Words | 3  Pages

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New Deal Or Not New Deal

issue was a poultry slaughterhouse that received chickens from various sources out of state but did all their respective dealings within the state of New York. Also at issue were the NIRA's demands on labor requirements. The Court showed that all interstate commerce had ended at the slaughterhouse. If the chickens had been shipped out of the state of New York, then the United States Congress would have had the power to control aspects of the business under the Commerce Clause. It also stated that since...

Chief Justice of the United States, Commerce Clause, Gonzales v. Raich 1060  Words | 3  Pages

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Now Yorker in Tondo

Pink Literature Bravo, Darryl Centino, Erliza Ronquillo, Mina Visbal, Christina Lynne GILDA OLVIDADO Gilda Olvidado is a popular Filipino novelist and writer, known for her extraordinary love stories. She became famous during the 1970′s with her remarkable...

Drama, Fiction, Lualhati Bautista 468  Words | 2  Pages

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New York City Transit Analysis

New York City Transit Analysis Determinants of impasse MTA thought that they could strong arm the union as they had in the past. In 1999 and 2002 MTA threatened the union with fines and jail time if they did not negotiate. Therefore, union leaders accepted terms and contracts that they normally would not have if they had other options. But members of the union were tired of promises by management of better working conditions and wage increases that did not cover the cost of inflation...

2005 New York City transit strike, Long Island Rail Road, New York 1160  Words | 4  Pages

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Hate Crimes in New Jersey

Hate Crimes in New Jersey "...Until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream." These powerful words were uttered by Martin Luther King in the midst of the racial unrest in the 1960's. During this time period many people of the black race were affected with discrimination of all sorts. Now-a-days, crimes once driven solely by hatred for one's race now stem from opposition to one's religion, gender, disability, or sexual orientation. In a study done in 2009 by findthedata...

Assault, Crimes, Criminology 1316  Words | 4  Pages

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New Jersey

New Jersey I. Government During the Revolutionary War in 1776, the first constitution of the state of New Jersey was written to create a government framework for the state.  The constitution has been rewritten twice to address issues that arose with the original and subsequent versions.  In the mid-1800s, New Jersey citizens wanted a more democratic form of state government so the 1844 constitution was drafted, providing for the separation of powers among the legislative, judicial, and executive...

Atlantic Ocean, Delaware, Delaware River 973  Words | 4  Pages

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Gangs of New York: Life of Amsterdam

Gangs Of New York For my research paper I decided to write a film analysis on The Gangs of New York. This film was released in 2002 and it follows the life of an Irish man named Amsterdam (Leonardo DeCaprio) during the late 19th century. The film is centered on an area called “five points.” Its name comes from the intersection of 5 streets- Mulberry, Orange, Little Water, Cross and Anthony St. The center was a place where the poor lived because it always had a stench of sewage. The town square...

American Civil War, Bowery Boys, Gangs of New York 856  Words | 3  Pages

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News and its value

 This essay outlines the change of news and its value these days as the world advance with the most updated technology and tools, affecting the society that we live in. News is produced and manufactured as popular entertainment these days that the educative value of it is degraded to a huge extent. This essay will explain the contributing factors of the undesirable outcome of the tension between commercialization and journalism, also studying the impact of it. Society today is more developed due...

Concentration of media ownership, Conglomerate, Journalism 1254  Words | 4  Pages

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Advertising and News

Advertising and News Paper BCOM 426 September 25, 2011 Joyce Nielsen Advertising and News Paper The primary responsibility of the news media is to educate, entertain, inform, and update, the public. People rely on the truth about the events taking place in the world, and they depend upon credible journalist to receive the details and facts from the news. Most people watch morning television news programs to receive the latest breaking stories while preparing to begin their day. For people...

Advertising, Breakfast television, Fox Broadcasting Company 1043  Words | 3  Pages

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The New Deal

The New Deal During the 1930's, America witnessed a breakdown of the Democratic and free enterprise system as the United States fell into the worst depression in history. The economic depression that beset the United States and other countries was unique in its severity and its consequences. At the depth of the depression, in 1933, one American worker in every four was out of a job. The great industrial slump continued throughout the 1930's, shaking the foundations of Western capitalism. The...

Federal Emergency Relief Administration, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Great Depression 1698  Words | 5  Pages

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New Belgium

NRRT 320 February 23, 2013 Assignment # 3: New Belgium Brewery Tour New Belgium Brewing Company was founded on a pledge of environmental stewardship when Jeff Lebesch and Kim Jordan put their dreams of brewing beloved beer into forward motion and now, the company is iconic within the US beer brewing industry for its commitment to sustainability practices, supporting the local community and most importantly brewing good beer. The innovative sustainable techniques that they have applied throughout...

Beer, Brewery, Brewing 2286  Words | 7  Pages

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News Report

(Optional Intro Song for News) Kieth: News you need to know. JANE: Issues you need to be aware of. K&J: You have the right to take part! This is E.S.P.N Entertainment, Sports and Political News. KIETH: Good day DREA! JANE: Good day to you KIETH! KIETH: Good day Philippines, Good day World. JANE: Starting with the hottest controversies… “Jed Madela in recovery after losing his voice.” -Award-winning singer Jed Madela is now “getting better” after losing his voice last month due to “overuse...

Marikina City, Marikina River, Palawan 819  Words | 3  Pages

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new school, new identity, new target

New school, new identity, new target. Short story part 1. The first day at a new school is usually daunting, but not for me. That’s not the way I have been trained. I was brought up on rules. We all were. Rule number one: never show weakness. Well, at least not your real weakness. Rule two: never stray from the information provided. There are more, but these are the most important ones. I had a shower, and combed my red hair. I decided to leave it down today, mainly to stand out. I pulled...

2006 albums 872  Words | 3  Pages

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New Zealand

New Zealand is an island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. Capital : wellington Population : 4.471 million (2013) Environment: native forest, mountain, beaches, glaciers, and have been preserved by the people around the great top tourist attractions. Charming villages & vast untouched wilderness The bay islands: most popular holiday destinations in new Zealand , contains 144 islands, many animals that live in the marine life, around these beautiful islands, are whales, penguins, dolphins, and...

Aoraki/Mount Cook, Auckland, Edmund Hillary 664  Words | 3  Pages

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New Deal

Delano Roosevelt entered the White House in 1932, promising "a new deal for the American people." The package of legislative reforms that came to be known as the New Deal permanently and dramatically transformed the politics and economy of the United States. In the field of relief, the New Deal proved to be highly successful. However, in terms of reform, the New Deal legacy may have been unmatched in American history. Although the new deal temporarily ramped up industry to meet the demand for war...

Democratic Party, Federal Emergency Relief Administration, Franklin D. Roosevelt 1391  Words | 4  Pages

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New Hires

 New Hires Coral Carfora University of Phoenix New Hire Introduction Carl Robins, who is a new recruiter for ABC Inc., hired 15 new trainees with the intention to have them start on June 15th. As the start date gets closer, Carl discovers that all the trainees are not prepared to start their employment. Most of them do not have all the paperwork required for employment and none of them have visited the clinic for their mandatory drug screening. Carl needs to contact the new recruits...

Drug control law, Employment, No Doubt 1121  Words | 4  Pages

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News Perspective

 News Perspective Anita LaGrone COM/400 April 27,2015 Shaniece Brickham News Perspective It would be impossible for most people to live even one day without mass communication, and yet, many people know little of how the media work and how it influence their lives positively and negatively. However, society has always needed effective and efficient means to transfer information in which mass communication media is the result of this need. Mass communication plays a significant role in modern...

CNN, Mass media, News 1661  Words | 7  Pages

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News Corp

• Which external environment dimensions were most relevant in this case? Why? The most important external environment dimension is the technological. News Corps is a media company which has to evolve and adapt with all technological evolutions. The second is the socio-cultural factor, nowadays media are essential, technologies are progressing really quickly. People have higher expectations about communication and entertainment so companies have to satisfy the customers and respond to his needs...

Cable television, DirecTV, Fox Broadcasting Company 1587  Words | 5  Pages

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The New Deal

the New Deal. The New Deal attempted to provide recovery and relief from the Great Depression through programs of business regulation. The New Deal posed as a major threat to big businesses and corporations because it symbolized an end to the principle of Laissez Faire. However, the New Deal conserved and protected American business because it stabilized businesses, helped unemployed workers, and protected consumers from inefficient service and exorbitant charges. The first reason the New Deal...

Civilian Conservation Corps, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Great Depression 616  Words | 3  Pages

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A History of Central Park in New York City

for impressive buildings and valuable real estate. Why Between 1821 and 1855, New York City nearly quadrupled in population. As the city expanded, people were drawn to the few open spaces, mainly cemeteries, to get away from the noise and chaotic life in the city. Before long, however, New York City's need for a great public park was voiced by the poet and editor of the then-Evening Post (now the New York Post), William Cullen Bryant, and by the first American landscape architect, Andrew...

Andrew Jackson Downing, Calvert Vaux, Central Park 583  Words | 4  Pages

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New York Burning

Jill Lepore’s New York Burning is a novel about the 1741 slave conspiracy in New York City. When ten fires blazed through Manhattan, more and more evidence surfaced that it was slaves that set those fires and that they planned to set many more. Trials began and thirty slaves were either burned at the stake or hanged and over one hundred black men and women were thrown in jail. The question is, was there really a plot? Or were dozens of innocent people persecuted due to mass hysteria? After reading...

Afro-Latin American, Black people, Negro 1066  Words | 3  Pages

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Impact of the News

Next on the evening news! Of the 126,000 guns in this city, 125,999 were not fired. In spite of the large number of people in the city, there have been no muggings or rapings reported. And lastly of the thousands of cars driving past other cars, none of the made contact. This might not exactly be what you hear when you tune into the news on a typical day. However, you might hear something similar to this “Next on the evening news: Seven killed in head-on collision, a local man is found shot to death...

Crime, Graphic violence, Media violence research 1413  Words | 4  Pages

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New Hire Orientation: A New Approach

New Hire Orientation: A New Approach It is the first day of your new job. After arriving, suddenly you flashback to the last time you were in this situation. A dreadful feeling comes over as you recall how boring and useless that first week was. Five days of your life you will never get back. It was so awful; the thought of turning around and leaving crosses your mind. Is this job really worth it? Little do you know that this time it will be different because you are working for Peabody Energy...

Constructivism, Education, Educational psychology 2446  Words | 7  Pages

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New Zealand

| Business Report – Country Analysis NEW ZEALAND | | Executive Summary With a stable currency, sound-banking principles, and a business friendly government, New Zealand is an opportunity worth exploring. New Zealand supports a business friendly tax system, trade pacts with some of the world’s largest economies and sustains a skilled, well-educated workforce. New Zealand has upgraded its infrastructure and roads and supports a sophisticated telecommunications and advanced internet structure...

Customs union, Economics, Economy 1437  Words | 5  Pages

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New France

NEW FRANCE The Seigneurial System New France was a French colony in present-day Quebec and north-eastern Ontario. The colony lasted from 1534, its discovery, when Jacques Cartier was sent to find a route to the Orient and precious gems and metals, to its formal surrender in 1759. An important part in the history of New France was the fur trade, as it brought many new things to the Natives living in Canada and helped New France develop. Europeans traded their supplies with the First Nations...

Colonialism, First Nations, French colonial empire 1682  Words | 5  Pages

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New Urbanism

{text:change} New Urbanism New Urbanism is a relatively recent architectural and social design principle to leave its mark {text:change} {text:change} on United States society. Many past contributing factors present in society {text:change} {text:change} have lead some Americans {text:change} {text:change} to call {text:change} {text:change} for the implementation of a New Urbanism way of life in recent years. After defining and {text:change} discussing exactly what New Urbanism is, I...

Andrés Duany, New Urbanism, Smart growth 1339  Words | 4  Pages

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New Testament

THE NEW TESTAMENT The New Testament is a record of historical events, the ‘good news’ events of the saving life of the Lord Jesus Christ—His life, death, resurrection, ascension, and the continuation of His work in the world. Origin and Meaning of the Term “New Testament” Our Bible is divided into two sections : * Old Testament * New Testament The Greek word for “testament,” diaqhkh (Latin, testamentum), means “will, testament, or covenant.” New Testament or Covenant (anticipated in...

Bible, Christianity, Gospel 1296  Words | 5  Pages

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New Year

 New Year’s Eve: a comparison between China and Brazil. Raif Remígio Alves SBA, Zhejiang Gongshang University, China. e-mail: raifalves@hotmail.com Introduction A moment to calm, review the contents of the past, to establish in the present and generate power to carry the future. Thus it is that most people around the world celebrate the new year, regardless of their country of origin, culture or financial condition. The New Year is always celebrated with much joy, peace and prosperity wishes...

Chinese New Year, Fireworks, Jiaozi 864  Words | 3  Pages

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New Year

the New Year the new year started with joy and happy times. I ended the year with tears. My best friend was a drug addict and i had to help her into rehab. She did not want to go to rehab so we told her we were taking her to disneyland. She was so excited that she drove right home and packed her bags. Every country has their own holiday system. Different countries have different holidays. There are also some common holidays that people celebrate around the world, such as Christmas and New Year...

Chinese New Year, Jubilee, New Year 1054  Words | 4  Pages

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New Balance

New Balance Situation Analysis New Balance International was founded during the early 1990s specializing in orthopedic footware to improve the fit of their shoes. Today the company continues its founding values in a highly specialized niche business of providing athletic footware in a wide range of widths and sizes which distinguishes the product from its competitors. With the philosophy of “one size did not fit all,” New Balance expanded operation from the US and currently markets its...

Athletic shoe, Brand, Brand management 1881  Words | 6  Pages

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The New Deal

The New Deal During the 1930's, America witnessed a breakdown of the Democratic and free enterprise system as the US fell into the worst depression in history. The economic depression that beset the United States and other countries was unique in its severity and its consequences. At the depth of the depression, in 1933, one American worker in every four was out of a job. The great industrial slump continued throughout the 1930's, shaking the foundations of Western capitalism. ...

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Great Depression, National Industrial Recovery Act 876  Words | 3  Pages

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New Coke

researchers had arrived at a new formula for Coke. Before Coca-Cola launched New Coke they had invested US$4,000,000 in market research and undertook 200,000 blind taste tests. (Anon, n.d.) In all these blind (unbranded) taste tests the New Coke had outperformed both Pepsi and existing Coke. (Skapinker, 2001) These blind taste tests and focus groups were the basis of the launch of New Coke in 1985. (Cook, 2002) In addition to beating Pepsi, cola drinkers chose this new formula over the old Coke formula...

Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Black Cherry Vanilla, Cola 1958  Words | 6  Pages

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News Stories That Changed the World

Introduction Rendell, Hart and Hollar have said broadcasting the truth can improve the world, while news that twists or denies realities of our existence can have momentous consequences. We believe this concept and to demonstrate it we have complied 3 major news stories since the year 2000 that have had a major impact on our society both nationally and internationally – and both for better or for worse. These three examples are not meant to be a collection of the most historic stories of the past...

Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse, George W. Bush, Hurricane Katrina 2522  Words | 7  Pages

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New Historicism

New Historical and Cultural Criticism in The Great Gatsby Main characteristics of New Historicism • • • • • • There are no facts – just interpretations (Tyson 286) Power circulates from all social levels at all time (Tyson 287) “history is neither linear (…) nor progressive (…)” (Tyson 287) no universal spirit of an age – always opposition (Tyson 287) analysis of history is always subjective (Tyson 287) Individual and culture define each other (Tyson 287) New historicism applied...

Arnold Rothstein, Culture, F. Scott Fitzgerald 402  Words | 3  Pages

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New Orleans

The uniqueness of New Orleans New Orleans is nationally known as one of the unique cities ofAmerica. The social construction of this uniqueness began from the city’s establishment by the French. This social identity was progressively built upon when the colony came under the control of the Spanish, and then reverted to French power before being sold to America in the Louisiana Purchase. The presence of these different cultural groups influenced the development of New Orleans economically and culturally...

Culture, Louisiana, Louisiana Creole people 777  Words | 3  Pages

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New Technology

1. Introduction New technologies have affected every aspects of the world in the recent decades. IT, e-commerce have used in many industries to help their development; while internet has become a necessary for our everyday life. Most of the industries have set their new value propositions to adjust themselves to the new technologies. Without exception for tour operating industry, they are experiencing a big impact from those technologies and also responding to them and trying to develop in the...

Information technology, Internet, New York 2240  Words | 7  Pages

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The Purpose of News

News as defined consists of “a report of recent events”, or “previously unknown information” (“News” Merriam-Webster). With that being said, news has existed since almost, if not, the beginning of time. Everything including crude drawings to grunting-and-pointing from Neanderthals were all for a purpose. Of course they were unlikely to be sharing the latest celebrity gossip or numbers in the stock market, but the same purpose of spreading information still remains the same today. As Americans in...

Journalism, Journalism ethics and standards, Mass media 880  Words | 3  Pages

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New Criticism

NEW CRITICISM Introduction New Criticism The name New criticism came into popular use to describe this approach to understanding literature with the 1941 publication of John Crow Ransom’s The New Criticism. This contains Ransom’s personal analysis of several of his contemporaries among theories and critics. Here he calls for an ontological critic (one who will recognize that poem is a concrete entity) like Leonardo Da Vinci’s “”Mona Lisa”. In New Criticism, a poem can be analyzed to discover...

Cleanth Brooks, Criticism, John Crowe Ransom 843  Words | 4  Pages

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New Spain

Jackman The Colonies of New Spain In the decades after 1519, the Spaniards created the distinctive colonial society of New Spain. Through this paper I will discuss the features of this new society, how it benefitted the Spanish, and its toll on the native populations using evidence and facts found in out textbook, The American Promise: A Concise History and an article from the Economist Newspaper titled, Americas:1519: The Conquest. It started in the sixteenth century when the New World helped Spain...

16th century, Americas, Hernán Cortés 1058  Words | 3  Pages

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New York City Draft Riots of 1863

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