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New York City

The city of New York, in the early 1900s (and even now), has been depicted in various ways through the views and experiences of its own inhabitants, tourists, passerbys, and even legends in literature; authors who have lived in and/or written about the diverse city. Some literary works have made reference to the city as a great place to be and even depicted it as “the most fatally fascinating thing in America.” (Johnson 387). While other authors have depicted New York City in a completely different...

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New York City Poverty Analysis

One of the biggest social issues that New York City faces is the problem of poverty. Poverty is a social problem because the effects of poverty are felt in society as a whole. The effects of poverty are very serious. Poverty carries with it a particularly strong set of risks for families, especially children. The children are exposed to very high-risk health issues because their families do not have the necessities and financial status to give proper shelter or proper medication that their children...

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New York City Immigrant Experience

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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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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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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Diversity In New York

Lewis Mumford, a famous American writer and historian, once said, “New York is the perfect model of a city, not the model of a perfect city.” That is to say, New York is an exemplary city that holds the essential qualities and abilities a city should possess. It is an ideal model because it is a place bursting with potential, as well as endless opportunities, for its inhabitants to grow and thrive. However, although it is overflowing with excitement and opportunities, it manages to retain its excitement...

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New York, New York

The City So Nice They Named It Twice: New York, New York When you associate anything with New York City it is usually the extraordinary buildings that pierce the sky or the congested sidewalks with people desperate to shop in the famous stores in which celebrities dwell. Even with my short visit there I found myself lost within the Big Apple. The voices of the never-ending attractions call out and envelop you in their awe. The streets are filled with an atmosphere that is like a young child on...

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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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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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