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  • Philadelphia - 301 Words
    In the movie, Philadelphia, Denzel Washington plays a well known African American lawyer. His character is a heterosexual male with a wife and a new baby daughter. At the beginning of the movie, he has very negative feelings towards homosexuals. As the movie continues, his character evolves and his feelings towards homosexuals and people affected with AIDS changes. When Tom Hank's character asks Washington to represent him in court, he becomes very uncomfortable around Hanks. After Hanks...
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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art - 323 Words
    For the art project in this class, I visited The Philadelphia Museum of Art. It is located at the west end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park. It is one of the most outstanding and largest museums of Art in United States. It was founded in 1876 in conjunction with the Centennial Exposition. This museum is basically formed and grew out of the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London. Originally, this museum was a collection of the Pennsylvania Museum and School of...
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  • Philadelphia Phillies Marketing Plan
     Philadelphia Phillies Marketing Plan March 10, 2014 Presented By: Christopher Dillon Robert Poli Table of Contents Background Goals Market Demographics Fan Demographics Ticket Packages Corporate/Group Packages Full Season Partial Season Individual Tickets Promotions Community Relations Background The Philadelphia area is located in a great area and is the second largest city along the east coast. It is the largest city in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the...
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  • The Public School Situation in Philadelphia
    Summarize: Philadelphia's Center City area sparkles with new restaurants, jobs and money. But for people living in concentrated poverty in large swaths of North and West Philadelphia, the Great Recession only made life harder. The public school situation in Philadelphia is grim. The district is broke. At the school year's start, the district laid off thousands of employees, cut programs and services, and kept 23 underpopulated city schools closed this year. Philadelphia's rate of deep poverty is...
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  • The Urban Experience: Philadelphia - 1382 Words
    March 10, 2009 Rose Schmitt Prof. J.W. Zuggi The Urban Experience LOVE Park In the heart of Center City, Philadelphia is the JFK Plaza, which is known to many Philadelphians as LOVE Park. The plaza is the home of The Fairmount Park Welcome Center, a single-spout fountain, and Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture. The plaza serves as a terminal point for The Ben Franklin Parkway and merges it to City Hall. The plaza itself was designed in 1965 by city planners Vincent King and Edmund Bacon...
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  • Philadelphia Beautification Projects - 4740 Words
    Jordan Sanjaya Professor Odell English 102 April 23, 2013 City Beautification of Philadelphia It would be nice if Philadelphia became a clean, beautiful city. Abandoned buildings become new, clean family houses, retail complexes, and shiny skyscrapers. Graffiti on walls are scrubbed and repainted to become wall murals where everything has pretty colors. Someday unused vacant lots will be a huge shopping mall or fancy restaurant. The city of Philadelphia will be a great-looking and...
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  • Philadelphia Movie Summary - 2059 Words
    Philadelphia - Summary Main characters: · Andrew Beckett: A handsome, self-assured hotshot law graduate from Penn is on a fast track to partnership at his lawfirm. But he's hiding a dark secret from his self-satisfied employers: he's HIV-positive. When he gets fired while battling AIDS he decides to bring suit. He is warmhearted and cares much for his family who - especially his lover Miguel and his mother Sarah - are extraordinarily supportive during the case. · Joe Miller: At first he's...
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  • Nursing Matrix - 1241 Words
    Windshield Survey Lisa B NUR/405 Nov 5, 2012 Windshield Survey My view of a windshield survey starts by me viewing my community through the windshield of a moving vehicle, which maybe my car, the bus or the trolley. Windshield surveys are the motorized equivalent of simple observation (Stanhope & Lancaster, 2012). The visual information that was gathered is aimed at what I see every day as I pass through a community that was once so safe, clean, family oriented and thriving...
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  • Cultural Event - 959 Words
    June 16th, 2013 During the summer of 2011 a few friends and I decided to go visit another mutual friend that resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This would be my first trip to Pennsylvania and we all wanted to make the most of it. We decided that we would do some site seeing and just enjoy the change of environment. On June 29th, 2011 we decided that we would start our day by going to breakfast and visiting Fairmont Park. While we were there, we went to visit Memorial Hall. My initial...
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  • Changing the Educational System by Critique
    Changing the Educational System by Critique The educational reform in the United States was greatly impacted by William Penn. His sermons inspired countless listeners. William Penn was an English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher, and founder and "absolute proprietor" of the Province of Pennsylvania, the English North American colony and the future Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He was an early champion of democracy and religious freedom, notable for his good relations and successful...
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  • Lincoln Financial Field - 3933 Words
    Lincoln Financial Field EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Lincoln Financial Field was something that was dreamed up by a fresh management team headed by new team owner Jeff Lurie in 1994. It wasn’t until five years later, in 1999, that a plan was set in motion by the Pennsylvania government when they announced $320 million would be set aside for the construction of 4 new professional stadiums in the state, 2 in Philadelphia and 2 in Pittsburgh. It took a few years longer than Pittsburgh, especially with the...
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  • Cyber Stalking - 328 Words
    Shunda R. Anderson 07/24/2010 "Compare and contrast the Pennsylvania and New York Penitentiary theories of the 1800's." The Pennsylvania System, after the failure of Walnut Street, Pennsylvania constructed two new prisons: the Western Penitentiary near Pittsburgh (opened in 1826) and the Eastern Penitentiary in Cherry Hill, near Philadelphia (1829). The Pennsylvania system took the concept of silence as a virtue to new extremes. Based on the idea of separate confinement, these...
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  • Ecology and Environment - 891 Words
    Philadelphia: Ecology and Environment Shant’e Wiggins Brian McCann Science 110 August 26, 2012 Philadelphia: Ecology and Environment Philadelphia has its location at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers. It is located on the eastern side of Pennsylvania. The area enjoys moderate climate because of the presence of the Appalachian Mountains. In fact, Philadelphia is one of the largest cities in the United States. In fact, the city is built on marsh land...
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  • South Camden Theatre Company Opens its 10th Anniversary Season with a Production of BROKEN GLASS by Arthur Miller
    South Camden Theatre Company Opens its 10th Anniversary Season with a Production of BROKEN GLASS by Arthur Miller 1888PressRelease - South Camden Theatre Company, a nonprofit professional theatre company located in Camden, New Jersey announces its 10th season titled "A Season of Faith" with a production of BROKEN GLASS written by Arthur Miller and directed by Craig Hutchings. Philadelphia, PA-NJ - The cast includes Lee Kiszonas, Michael Hicks, Pat DeFusco, Maria Panvini, Tami...
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  • Liberty Bell - 2154 Words
    The Liberty Bell, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is an American bell of great historic significance. The Liberty Bell is perhaps one of the most prominent symbols associated with the American Revolution and the American Revolutionary War. It is one of the most familiar symbols of independence, abolition of slavery, nationhood and freedom within the United States, and has been used as an international icon of liberty. [1] Its most famous ringing, on July 8, 1776, summoned citizens of...
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  • Philedelphia - 551 Words
    Philadelphia is the first Hollywood film to acknowledge the danger and consequences of AIDS, but also the ignorance that many people become susceptible to because they don’t understand this pandemic. Tom Hanks won the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, and a Silver Bear for Best Actor, and lost weight for the role of Andrew Beckett in the film, conveying a realistic portrayal of those with AIDS. Rock Hudson, a beloved and accomplished romantic actor of the 50’s and 60’s was one of the first...
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  • Culture of Pennsylvania - 495 Words
    Pennsylvania General situation The state of Pennsylvania is located in the Northeastern of the USA, it has one of the largest European American populations and a strong African American population. This is the flag of Pennsylvania, it symbolize “virtue, liberty and independence”. The state coat is composed by a ship, olive branch and Indian corn; it is surrounded by houses on both sides and a bald eagle which represented Pennsylvania’s loyalty to the USA. Philadelphia was the temporary...
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  • Philadelphia’s Fair Housing Laws Post World War II
    Philadelphia’s Fair Housing Laws: Post World War II To the citizens of Levittown Pennsylvania, Tuesday, August 13, 19572 seemed like any other day. The sun rose in the east on the suburban town just outside of Philadelphia. Husbands ate their breakfast cooked by their wives, children got ready for school, and the mailman made his rounds delivering the mail. However, as the mailman made his rounds that day, something caught his attention, something he thought he should immediately inform to...
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  • Commemorative Speech - 589 Words
    Commemorative Speech October 27, 2008 the day the city of Philadelphia finally could breathe a sigh of relief. On this date the Philadelphia Phillies won the 2008 World Series, breaking the city’s long 25 years of heart breaks since the city’s last major sport championship. They beat the Tampa Bay Rays in 5 Games in the best of 7 series. Four days later the city’s dreams of a parade down Broad Street finally became a reality. On October 31st, 2008 instead of costumes and Halloween candy...
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  • Revitalization of the Schuylkill River: Practical Urban Riparian Restoration Options
    Revitalization of the Tidal Schuylkill River in Philadelphia: An examination of practical restoration options for a riparian ecosystem within urban surroundings. How Should We Restore An Urban Riparian Ecosystem In Philadelphia? Table of Contents EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 3 BACKGROUND AND HISTORY 4 ALTERNATIVES...
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  • Liberty Bell - 567 Words
    Liberty Bell Authorizing the Liberty Bell Therefore, the Pennsylvania Assembly ordered the purchase of a new bell. The Assembly authorized Robert Charles, the Assembly’s London agent, to commission the casting of a bell weighing about 2,000 pounds with inscription instructons provided by the Assembly. On November 1, 1751, Mr. Charles comissioned the White Chapel Bell Foundry to cast the bell. The colony paid about $300 for the bell. In 1732 constructon began on the State House (now called...
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  • Facility Planning Part 1
    Facility Planning Part 1 Facility Planning Part One Dwan Chatman HCS/446 July 26, 2011 Ruth Ann Vaughn Facility Planning Part One The United States is facing a crisis with the rise in health care cost and the aging population suffering from chronic and terminal illnesses. As a result, hospital administrators are left to seek out methods to address these patients’ needs. The hospitals are trying networking, patterning with new physicians, and building additional outpatient...
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  • Essay for Upenn - 252 Words
    The College of Arts and Sciences at UPenn provide more than the immediate exquisite architecture and an inspiring atmosphere that molds a sense of belonging that is captured by an individual on his or her first moments in Pennsylvania. Beneath the sediments and moments of happiness and strife founds had to endure to establish such an institution, lies a foundation that dwells in the significance of academics and education. Learning is not a one-way street. America is a melting pot of a spectrum...
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  • HGT task 1 WGU
     Community Health Nursing HAT1 Task 1 Western Governors University Community Health Nursing HAT1 Task 1 History and Demographics of Bucks County Pennsylvania Bucks County is located in southeastern Pennsylvania and is part of the Delaware Valley area. Bucks County is a suburb of the large city of Philadelphia. Bucks County was founded by William Penn in 1682 and was named after the British county of Buckinghamshire where Penn resided while in England. Bucks is one of...
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  • Knowing Your Roots - 395 Words
    “My Filipino Roots” In “My Filipino Roots” the author Explain his not knowing his heritage. He also talks about how people are affected by not know and also knowing their roots. People should know and embrace their heritage and get to know about themselves. They need to know about the roots of their origins. They need to also know how they live and function in the everyday life. Knowing your heritage is a very good thing. It can help a person become well rounded and a little bit more...
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  • Homework6b - 344 Words
    Homework 6 Econ 201 1. (20 Points for Each Production Function) Graph the short run total product, marginal product, and average product curves for each of the following production function if K is fixed at K = 10. Q = f (K, L) = 5K + L Q = f (K, L) = (KL) 1 2 (1) (2) (a) (10 Points) Do the two production functions in Problem 1 obey the law of diminishing returns? 1 2. (10 Points) Explain in words why an employer would never want to stop increasing the quantity of labor employed when the...
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  • Barbara's Happy Hearts - 1324 Words
    Barbara’s Happy Hearts Marketing 500 Barbara Marshall Dr. Kerry Lanza July 31, 2013 Abstract In writing about my company, what will be shown are the services that are provided for three different set of audiences. Discuss the marketing plans needed for the potential audience what illustration of the product and services rendered. You shall see the marketing skills and plans incorporated within my imagination building of my dreams. This is my imagination, but dreams...
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  • Co-Op Essay - 798 Words
    Strengths-Weakness Opportunities-Threats CO-OP Essay In the summer of 2005 I had the opportunity to intern at The Franklin Institute Museum in PA. This museum is one of the many well known science museums across the country. The Franklin Institute Museum is a unique museum that gives the experience of exploring science in a fun and fascinating way. The museum touches bases on many areas of science such as, anatomy, physics, environmental sciences, and space. The Franklin Institute is...
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  • qrqr - 306 Words
    Homework 5 Econ 201 Instructions All problems are worth 25 points. Partial credit will only be awarded if you show your work. 1. Graph the short run total product, marginal product, and average product curves for each of the following production function if K is fixed at K = 10. Q = f (K, L) = 5K + L Q = f (K, L) = (KL) 1 2 (a) Do the two production functions in Problem 1 obey the law of diminishing returns? 1 (1) (2) 2. Explain in words why an employer would never want...
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  • William Penn - 579 Words
    Nick Ardagna 2/9/2015 Religion in Philadelphia William Penn Essay William Penn was a holy man, a do-gooder by all means, who in 1681, was granted land in the New World, and set out to commence his “Religious Experiment”, with his Quaker brethren. Penn had a vision for his own utopia and would end up investing all of his assets in the newly found colony which is now Pennsylvania. Much of his money as well as other investors’ went to the process of actually acquiring the land which was one of...
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  • William Penn Essay - 1622 Words
    The early settling of America came with many kinks and problems. With the prospect of a new world, settlers will often return to the comfortable ideal and moral of their mother country, England. William Penn was determined to initiate an idea of equality in the hearts of Americans. Over time and dedication, he was able to study how the court system can work in his favor to reinvent his presentation and accomplish his objectives. The defining actions of Penn established his position as an...
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  • Information to Those Who Would Remove to America
    Information to those who would remove to America By: Benjamin Franklin At a time of hardship and human progression in North America especially in the 1700’s one name specifically shines out amongst all others. That name is Benjamin Franklin; a visionary inventor, politician, and true American hero. In the late 1700’s, precisely 1784, Benjamin Franklin wrote an informative essay titled, Information to Those Who Would Remove to America. It was printed out as a pamphlet for people in Europe...
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  • The Evolution of South Street - 1048 Words
    "Where do all the hippies go?" Dorjan Dheskali Mosaic II - spring 2012, Section 066 Professor J. Benin South Street. The home of punk rockers, hippies, poets, musicians, food fanatics, and everything in between. How has it become so popular amongst all who to the naked eye have nothing in common? Why has it become a home to such diversity, a refuge to arts of all kind? Cultures and ethnicities and languages all different, yet what seems to make them all connect? It's not...
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  • Liberty Bell - 2232 Words
    Sound of the Freedom- The Liberty Bell Figure 1 Liberty Bell Forever Stamp Figure 1 Liberty Bell Forever Stamp Meaning can be found even in the most mundane of objects. For instance, consider the USA First Class stamp. On its upper left corner, the number 2008 shows that this stamp was produced in year 2008. The right side of the stamp says “USA FIRST-CLASSS FOREVER”, meaning that this postage stamp is valid for...
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  • The Important Facts About William Penn
    William Penn is known, of course, as the founder of Pennsylvania. He is also known as a famous Quaker and for his Great Treaty wit hthe Delaware. What is known however, is often obscured by myth. For example, Penn did not name his colony after himself(as he feared would be assumed), but after his recently departed father. He had wanted to call the colony New Wales or Sylvania but King Charles II intervened, suggesting instead Pennsylvania. It was the father after all, who left Penn his wealth,...
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  • The jersey devil - 463 Words
    The Jersey Devil, a forgotten story. Almost everyone has heard of urban legends , tales that are passed on from generation to generation without knowing if they’re true or not. They are told by someone who professes that the story actually happened to a “friend of a friend” or claim that they heard it from a legitimate news source. Such stories have little or no truth in them and the legend of the jersey devil is no...
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  • Assimilation into American Culture: Italian and Irish Migrants
     New in America Anthony Rega SOC/262 May 31, 2014 Carl Miedich New in America On July 4th 1776, Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence. Carefully written on this scribe and on the foundation of this nation are the unalienable rights to “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” (Declaration of Independence, n.d.) While some of the values and ideas of this document come from America’s motherland, England, the promised rights to the free world are shared by no other...
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  • Art Paper - 1494 Words
    The paintings “The Lifeline” by Winslow Homer and “Prairie on Fire” by Charles Deas are two paintings that really struck out to me as similar. I think Homer’s painting, “The Lifeline”, is a very dramatic painting because of how the lady is just laying there passed out while this brave man is swinging across dangerous waves and rocks to get them to safety. Its very different from looking at in class because you can actually see the texture and brush strokes the artist used. When standing in...
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  • Enlightenment - 1069 Words
    Enlightenment Mini- Essay Perseverance Is the Key In their writings, Benjamin Franklin, J. Hector St John de Cre’vecoeur, and Phyllis Wheatley all call attention to humble and lowly beginnings, either of themselves or of Americans in general. Benjamin Franklin expressed through his writings that he had a purpose, and being blessed by God he succeeded his lowly beginnings. Cre’veceour looks at lowly and humble beginnings from the point of view of an American. He feels that your past is a...
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  • Ju/"Hoansi Culture - 513 Words
    The reading by Lee about the Ju/”hoansi’s really shows the idea and understanding of how daily life is for them. It demonstrates a clear perspective of their daily lifestyle, and culture, but it was really interesting to learn about their hunting lifestyle. When you put the life of people in suburban New Jersey together with the lifestyle of the Ju/”hoansi , there seems to be a few similarities and also some differences. The hunting lifestyle of the Ju/”hoansi seems much more difficult than...
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  • America and Americans - 468 Words
    “America & Americans” Essay America was founded on the American Dream. The Founding Fathers and the revolution army fought for American independence because they had a desire to accomplish their dream of freedom. An essay, “America & Americans” by John Steinbeck is about how the American Dream can be doubted sometimes by being questioned whether it is real or not. Americans have always had the desire to wanting more and once they begin to fight for it, they will not stop. Some people...
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  • African American Musuem - 364 Words
    Richard Intro to Museum Studies Professor Kirsch September 19,2010 The African Museum in Philadelphia is notable as the first museum funded and built by a municipality to help preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage of African Americans. Opened during the 1976 Bicentennial celebrations, the AAMP is located in historic Philadelphia, a few blocks away from the Liberty Bell. Charles H. Wesley was a noted African American...
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  • Us Golf Holiday - 451 Words
    Case Study: USA Golf Holidays Question #1 Discuss the USA growth strategy. What market(s) would you recommend pursuing as they move ahead? USA Golf Holidays grew slowly in a niche market. Brian Bell took a responsible approach to the growth of the company, ensuring to always be able to provide high quality vacations to his customers. He cultivated strong relationships with travel agencies, golf clubs, etc. Since his clientele is very specific they have also been loyal. However, at...
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  • Ben Franklin - 497 Words
    Benjamin Franklin Ben Franklin was a very important man in U.S. history. He signed each of four major documents of the United States, and conducted experiments on electricity. Ben Franklin was born on Milk Street, January 17, 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts. His father owned a candle and soap shop. Everyone referred to his father as a leather apron. Leather aprons were usually carpenters, black smiths, shoemakers and others who made their living producing household goods to sell. Ben...
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  • South Camden Theatre Company Announces the Regional Premiere of CHARLIE VICTOR ROMEO
    South Camden Theatre Company Announces the Regional Premiere of CHARLIE VICTOR ROMEO 1888PressRelease - The regional premiere of Drama Desk award winning CHARLIE VICTOR ROMEO opens October 16, 2015 for a three week production by South Camden Theatre Company at Waterfront South Theatre in Camden, New Jersey. Philadelphia, PA-NJ - South Camden Theatre Company, a nonprofit professional theatre organization located in Camden, New Jersey opens its 11th season and second decade of theatre in...
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  • william penn - 731 Words
    John A. Moretta author of William Penn and the Quaker Legacy, writes William Penn’s life in a positive way and explains how his work and effort over the years made a change today in history for the United States of America. Being one of the most successful leaders in history, Moretta explains and supports Penn’s decisions over the years. Believer of good relations, Penn had successful treaties with Indian tribes and resulted the development of the Province of Pennsylvania that today is the state...
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  • Chapter 6 Middle Colonies Study Guide
    Chapter 6 Middle Colonies Study Guide Lesson 1 Pages 240-247 1. The middle colonies became known as the “breadbasket” colonies due to their ________________________. 2. William Penn wanted a colony where _________________________________________________. 3. The city of Philadelphia is in the colony of ____________________________________. 4. The English formed which two colonies after taking New Netherland from the Dutch? ________________________________ and...
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  • My Visit to Museum of Art
    To some people art is very important, to others it is nothing. To most, it is nice, but fades besides the everyday problems of physical survival, housing, food, money, children, etc. The value boils down to what you think you are: a meat machine or a spiritual being. For a meat machine, naturally anything that is not about physical survival is very secondary. The spiritual being needs more than physical product, but sources for development of mind and thought. There appears to be something about...
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  • Imprint of Italian and Irish Americans on the American Culture
     New in America Anthony Rega SOC/262 May 31, 2014 Carl Miedich New in America On July 4th 1776, Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence. Carefully written on this scribe and on the foundation of this nation are the unalienable rights to “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” (Declaration of Independence, n.d.) While some of the values and ideas of this document come from America’s motherland, England, the promised rights to the free world are shared by no other...
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  • My Motivational Touchstone - 422 Words
    My Motivation Touchstone Addie Todal Northcentral University My Motivation Touchstone I once spoke to a very well educated man whom I had never met before, have only spoken to him on the phone and found that he gave me some compelling thoughts that would change my life forever, He gave me courage and conviction that hopefully will make me whole again as a person. I am coming to the conclusion that I am writing a letter to myself and will be my personal motivational journal and success...
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  • Why I Want to Attend Villanova
    I decided to further my education by attending a four year college or university. What better way to do this then by attending Villanova University. My career goal is to become a registered nurse and Villanova is the place for me. I would love to be part of the Villanova community. Villanova is a private institution that provides their students with the support and attention they need. Villanova has an excellent and well known nursing program. Another reason why I would like to be part of the...
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  • John - 545 Words
    Rasjay Bettis John street John Franklin Street was born October 15, 1943 and was the 97th mayor of city of Philadelphia. He was first elected to a term beginning on January 3, 2000 and was re-elected in 2004. He Is a democrat and became mayor after having served 19 years in the Philadelphia city council, including seven years as its president before resigning as required under the Philadelphia city charter in order to run for mayor. During his terms john was radical who vociferously...
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  • the positive effect of social media on society and individuals
    Zahra Alshawi ENGL 023 Draft 1 6/27/14 Making American Friends One of the most common challenges for international students is making American friends. According to the Watson in the article “Study Abroad Challenges: Making American Friends.” In many obstacles, international students states that the language barrier is the biggest obstacle to make American friends. Others include contain culture shock, being friends with other students who speak the same languages, and lack of...
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  • Italian Immigration - 1031 Words
    The reason my family and I live in America today is due largely to my great-grandparents, from both my mother and fathers side. They immigrated here from the towns of Naples and Calabria both located in the southern part of Italy. From the many stories I heard about my great-grandparents, I learned that the main reason for them coming to this country, as for many of the immigrants, was to start a better life for their families. It was between 1880 and 1920 that over four...
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  • Cortana - 802 Words
    How to use Cortana You can access Cortana by using one of the following methods: 1. Press and hold the search button: You will hear an audible tone indicating that Cortana is listening for commands. 2. Press and release the search button: A search box will be displayed allowing you to type-in a search query. You can also hit the microphone button to initiate a verbal command. 3. Please the Cortana app: This action will also display the search box. Depending on how you configured...
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  • A Home Is Where The Heart Is
    Lizette Munoz Dr. Mitchel Burchfield Engl-1301 Comp I 9/12/14 ‘A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.’ Benjamin Franklin A house is a structure built to provide shelter. It is a place built to utilize and a place you may not feel any connection to. A house can be any sort of building where one might live or stay. You can live in a house and it is not really a home, and you can live in a home without it really being a house. In order for a house...
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  • My Heritage Experience in America. Who Am I and Where Did I Come from?
    "My Heritage Experience in America. Who Am I and Where Did I Come From?" An Interview of Barbara Lyons In my quest to interview someone for this research, I decided to interview Barbara Lyons. Barbara's heritage is Jamaican. Barbara was aware of her Jamaican heritage in the early stages of her life since her father was born in Jamaica. He came to the U.S. in the early sixties and later joined the U.S. Air Force. Barbara said that she has been to her father's hometown of Hayes once....
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  • Ethnic Groups and Discrimination Assignment
    Ethnic Groups and Discrimination Assignment Italian Migration to America By: ReAnna R. Borghi [pic] ETHICS 125 CULYURAL DIVERSITY ALICEIA ATKINSON In 1929 my great grandmother and grandfathered made the journey on boat from Florence Italy, to New York City. Great Grandma Borghi was 8 months pregnant with my grandfather, and my great uncle gene was eighteen months old. They were a part of the mass migration from Italy to America but far from the firsts to make the leap...
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  • blah - 966 Words
    Works Cited Archbold, Ralph. "Accomplishments of Benjamin Franklin." Ben1776. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Sept. 2013. . "Ben Franklin's Kite Experiment: Ben's Big Idea." Code Check. Taunton Press, Inc., 2013. Web. 8 Sept. 2013. . "Ben Franklin Timeline." The Independance Hall Association, 4 July 1995. Web. 8 Sept. 2013. . "History of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania." United States History. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Sept. 2013. . Kupperberg, Paul. A Primary Source History of the Colony of New York....
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  • William Penn American Hero
    Should William Penn be a heroic figure to American history? Throughout British proprietary colonization of the Americas, there were many different motives for claiming American soil by those whom were audacious enough to consider the prospect of funding a distant statehood. Penn claimed to see his colony as a “holy experiment” (page XIII); who differed from its “peers” in the respect that it had intent to provide refuge to those whom faced religious persecution, even so, the “devout” Quaker,...
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  • Temple Essay - 502 Words
    Today, Temple University is holding its 2nd annual ten year reunion, for the class of 2017.I’m proud to see my colleagues that came a long way with me. I stand on this podium and cannot find the audacity to ask for something more, because everything what I dreamed about in the past, become potentially bright. I gained it through the hard work and dedication to my mission and my professors. Ten years of hard work and patience, I graduated Temple University majoring in medicine. From the bottom of...
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  • dangerous Plant life - 380 Words
    “Native to Japan, kudzu was brought to the United States in 1876 for the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition, where it was promoted as an ornamental plant for gardens and food for goats, cows, and pigs. To control erosion, it was planted in the South from 1935 through the mid-1950s. The United States Department of Agriculture removed kudzu from its list of recommended ground cover plants in 1953, when it became recognized as an aggressive nuisance. The agency listed kudzu as a noxious weed in...
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  • Uniform Crime Report - 745 Words
    Crime Data Comparison CJA/314 February 15TH 2013 Crime Data Comparison This week in class we were asked to choose two metropolitan areas with different data and write a paper comparing the occurrence of the offense in the selected areas. We were asked to identify the number of occurrences reported to the police for each area, and address the following questions which area had more reported incidents? What were the rates of the crime for each area? Did the rates change...
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  • William Penn and Toleration - 298 Words
    William Penn had ideological beliefs that could provide an important foundation for the development of Pennsylvania into a tolerant society. He believed in liberty of conscience, the constraints of faith and the role of the state in religious matters. As well as his attitudes towards people of different ethnics or beliefs, and most important, he believed that people should believe in any religion they wanted to, without being persecuted, which he defined as illegal, immoral, and contrary to both...
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  • Historical Figure - 266 Words
    When I look back at some of the most famous and important historical figures we have had in the United States, the first person that comes to my mind is Benjamin Franklin. He influenced me by being more than one person. He was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, a noted polymath, a printer, a leading author, political theorist, politician, post master, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. Whatever our country needed him to be, he was. Benjamin Franklin was...
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  • Why We Should Celebrate Columbus Day
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