"New York City" Essays and Research Papers

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New York Through the Five Senses

New York Through the Five Senses New York City is a place that can distinctly appeal to all five of your senses. You can smell, hear, taste, feel, and most definitely see New York. It is one of those places that have something interesting to offer for everyone. With its fast-pace, something is always going on. It truly is the “City That Never Sleeps”. When you step out onto New York’s streets you hear sirens, honking horns, garbage trucks, cars rushing by, the click clacks of heels, hundreds...

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Traffic Congestion in Big Cities

Traffic congestion is one of the main problems in big cities like London, New York, Copenhagen, and Delhi. The primary causes of it are high population and movement of people. With progress in engineering, humanity invents many initiatives to solve this problem. One of the that is public transport area, particularly Metro. The Metro is an underground railway system of the city. According to Business Traveler (2012) the oldest subway was built in London in 1836 and to date the London Metro is the...

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Old School Versus New School Hip Hop

Bailey English 110 January 18, 2010 Old School versus New School Hip Hop Many people believe that all hip hop music is the same. They think hip hop is about the beat of the music and the fame of the rapper. However, the true difference occurs when you look at how old school hip hop became mainstreamed. Original hip hop was about the disc jockey that played the music. The music of hip hop were humble and about pleasing the crowd; while new school has become more commercial due to the involvement...

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The Vastness of New York City

How vast is the New York City’s mass transit system? XXXXXXXXXXXXXX Instructor: XXXXXXXXX Course: XXXXXXXXXX Date: XXXXXXXX New York City, one of the world’s most vibrant cities, has one of the biggest public transportation systems of North America. Everyday hundreds of thousands people enter this city as workers or as tourists. New York City has excellent connectivity to all of its neighboring states: New Jersey, Connecticut, and...

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The Devil in the White City - Book Review

Victor Romo 17 April 2012 Larson, Erik. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America. New York: Vintage, 2004. 447 Pages. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson is a book centered around the events of the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893. This book features a dual storyline following the events of Daniel Burnham and his involvement in the architectural design of the World’s Fair, and Dr. H H Holmes, a man using Chicago and the World’s Fair...

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Filthy Cities In The 20th Century

“Filthy Cities” stresses the nightmare that was life for New York’s European immigrants in the late 19th and early 20th century. “New York City was a magnet for European immigrants” (Robins) and this migration from countries such as Ireland was one of the biggest mass migrations in history. The Irish were one of the first groups of immigrants to arrive due to their 1840s potato famine. 1/3 of the immigrants died on the ships on the way to NYC but for those that did arrive safely, more struggles...

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Global CES Show: Atlantic City

HOSP 330: Course Project The July 2014 Global CES Show: Atlantic City Edition Angela Bello DeVry University April 21, 2013 Table of Contents I. Introduction……................................................................................................................. 3 II. Stakeholder Goals, Expectations and How to Meet Them………………………………. 3 III. Theme……………………………………………………………………………………...

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The Functionalism of Gangs in New Zealand

Social Issues in New Zealand: Gangs from a Functionalist Perspective Gangs have been perceived as a predominant and rising social issue in New Zealand since as early as the 1950s. Associations of crime and deviance have been the focus of media and law enforcement throughout this time but the issues associated with gangs do not prevail singularly within the construct of the groups. It is too easy to point the finger to those on the fringes of society and say that they are the cause for social instability...

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The Last City Of America Analysis

Introduction Personally, I am a big fan of future dystopian stories that explore questions about ourselves as humans. The Last City of America delivers in both regards: it is set in a ravaged America and it follows all sorts of characters, constantly challenging you to ask yourself what it means to be good or evil. Summary The Last City of America is a dystopian epic set in future America. A virus called Hephaestus has swept the nation and made conception difficult. In 2025, birth rates declined...

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The New Immigrants

After the 1890s depression the immigration population skyrocketed. From a low at roughly 3.5 million immigrants it jumped to a high of 9 million within the first ten years of the new century. Immigrants of this time are labeled from “Old” and “New” Immigrants. The “Old” Immigrants where mainly from Northern and Western Europe from 1860-1890, coming from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany and China. Roughly during this time there was a influx of 18 million immigrants. These immigrants were seen...

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