"New York City" Essays and Research Papers

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New York City

Title: New York City’s Immigrant Experience in The Late 19th Century During the year 1492, the history of American Jewish commenced which marked the eviction of Jews from Spain and thereby, landing in America. This marked the starting of Jewish communal society in North America. The colonial Jews never crossed the mark of being 1/10th of a percent of American population, but they managed to establish the patterns of Jewish community life which persisted for many generations. This marked the beginning...

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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 Jackson...

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Sensory Detail Description of New York City

“Next stop will be New York Penn station everyone, New York Penn station.” The muffled sounds of the conductor’s voice echoed through out the train. Everyone seemed to rise in unison, as if it were rehearsed, to prepare for our arrival. The train comes to a screeching halt, and the hissing of the doors opening reveals Penn station. As I embark from the train on to the pavement, I am suddenly bombarded by a mob of people pushing in one direction, forcing me up the narrow escalator. I arrive at the...

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Suicide and New York City

“Summer Solstice, New York City,” by Sharon Olds and “Death of a Window Washer,” by X.J. Kennedy. “Summer Solstice, New York City” is about an attempted suicide incident. “Death of a Window Washer” describes a scene of a window washer who was killed by accident. With different descriptions and details regarding the denouement of the main characters and the reactions of the other people, the two poets portrayed the dark and light side of human nature.    “Summer Solstice, New York City” uses juxtaposition...

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Fashion Capital: New York

from this point of view that this paper discusses the importance of New York as a fashion city. A fashion capital is a city that has major influence on the global fashion trends as well as the core of the fashion industry, where activities such as designing, production and retailing of fashion items, events like fashion week and fashion awards as well as other fashion-related activities gain important economic output. Such cities normally have a wide range of financial, business, cultural, and entertainment...

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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...

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Personal Writing: Living in Both Texas and New York City

Personal Writing: Living In Both Texas and New York City Where a person was born or raised often plays an important role in their lives. There are often comparisons between a urban civilization to rural civilization. Humans adopt to different environments that would be the most suitable for their style of living. Society as a whole didn't tell us where civilization should take place. Choosing the right place for a living depends on the matters of self preference and comfort...

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London, Washington, New York

London? We can say that it is one of the largest cities and ports in the world, that it is one of the most important world`s business. Industrial and cultural centres and that it is the capital of Great Britain. But this answers don`t give a full idea of London. London is the oldest city in the country. It is 2500 years old. The London underground is the longest in Europe. The population of London is over 7 million people. As London is a very old city most of its streets are not very wide and most...

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Air Pollution in New York

Air Pollution in New York The people of New York have the right to enjoy an environment that is conducive to the full development of individuals as human beings. This is an environment that is not only free from obvious threats of physical harm such as crimes but also from concealed threats that have long term effects on human health and functioning such as air pollution. Unfortunately, despite the efforts of the New York City government to improve ambient air quality in New York through pollutant...

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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...

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