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  • Liberty Bell Research Paper

    too fragile, brittle, or didn't look quite right. The Liberty Bell was first rung to celebrate the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence. When the Civil War finally ended, Americans were searching for something to symbolize unity and freedom. The Liberty Bell became just that. The Liberty Bell traveled around America, bringing help to those who survived the war and everyone else. A couple of weeks before the British completely occupied Philadelphia, which was in October of 1777, all bells, including the Liberty Bell, were removed from the city. Although the Liberty Bell was removed from Philadelphia, it didn’t get melted like it was supposed to. Instead it was hidden under the floorboards of the Zion Reformed Church in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Unfortunately, the bell is now unable to ring and was first name to be when it cracked during the celebration of George Washington's Birthday and 1846. Liberty Bell has traveled around the world, making history and it certainly isn’t going to stop making history now. The Liberty Bell is a very popular tourist destination for American citizens and anyone visiting America. The Liberty Bell is located at 526 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the Liberty Bell Center. The Liberty Bell Center is across the street from Independence Hall and the Historic Philadelphia Center. The Liberty Bell Center is open from nine o'clock in the morning to five o’clock at night, from September to May. Admission is free and you…

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  • Allentown High School Case Study

    Allentown School District or ASD has always struggled with internal conflicts, however, this year has been significantly worse. In this year alone, ASD has experienced in school riots, threats of teacher strikes, student walk outs, and to make matters worse, threats of freezing educator salaries. About two weeks ago, Trexler Middle School experienced a student riot where the eighth grade class assaulted teachers and other students. The police had to be involved and from this event alone, we can…

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  • Gustav Johann Grunewald's Niagara Falls: Allentown Art Museum

    Niagara Falls Upon arriving to the Allentown Art Museum I had a slight idea of what I was looking for. My initial plan was to simply find a piece of artwork that I was immediately drawn to, because it would mean that it was something I wanted to learn more about. Interestingly enough, prior to this museum, I had never been to art museum. Walking through I was mesmerized by various paintings, and also turned away by numerous others. This was to be expected; however, the one artwork that I found…

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  • Personal Narrative: Allentown Central Catholic High School

    As I walked through the front doors of Allentown Central Catholic High School, I felt a sudden rush of panic. Everything I had once seen and had once been familiar with in middle school quickly vanished into thin air. I was terrified, not because I thought I was going to get lost, but because I knew that every little quiz I took, every little paper I wrote, and every exam I labored over would now count toward my ultimate goal of getting into a prestigious university. I wasn’t scared of new…

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  • Oldcastle Precast Mid-Atlantic Group: Case Study

    Oldcastle Precast Mid-Atlantic Group is making change possible by raising donations and volunteering their time at the Allentown Rescue Mission, which aids and feeds the homeless, provides emergency shelter, and offers programs to aid the homeless transition to being productive members of society. These services provide rehabilitation and restoration for people in crisis. On October 15th, 2016, employees from Oldcastle Precast Mid-Atlantic volunteered to help prepare the dinner, assist the…

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  • Personal Essay: The Most Significant Events In The United States

    The event that took on the evening of November 20th, 2014, it was so horrific and strange that nobody would think that this would ever happen to them. Imagine that you are driving carefully and by following all rules and regulations of traffic, but from nowhere, a car crosses the intersection in front of you and smashes into your car perpendicularly bumper to bumper. It was that event that happened with us on the intersection of John Fries Highway intersection with Allentown Road. During the…

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  • The Keytone To My Living Experience In The Tree House

    now drive past. With those trees in my rearview mirror, I continued north towards Muhlenberg College in Allentown Pennsylvania, reflecting back to where my environmental interests first took root. As a student-athlete at Muhlenberg, when I wasn’t learning in class or training on the soccer field, I was engaging with my community through various leadership roles. Early on in my undergraduate career, I joined Muhlenberg’s Environmental Activism Team (EnAcT), a student organization dedicated to…

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  • Salisbury High School Observation Essay

    Salisbury High School is a small school with a welcoming environment. Because of its location, surrounded by Allentown School District on all sides, I would expect it to have a more urban feeling, but it feels much more like a suburban school. The atmosphere feels laid back with definite boundaries. In my weeks there, I have yet to witness an act of disrespect or insubordination. The school is clean, bright, well-kept and is rife with school spirit. The faculty, staff, and administrators are…

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  • Alfred P. Sloan's Impact On The Automobile Industry

    Alfred was born on May 23, 1875 in New Haven, Connecticut to Alfred Sloan Sr. and Katherine Sloan. His family invested in a few businesses, including a coffee shop, as his father was a machinist and an investor. Katherine was a stay at home mother with Alfred and his five siblings. Lee Iacocca was born October 15, 1924 in Allentown, Pennsylvania to Italian immigrants, Nicola Iacocca and Antonietta Perotta. His family owned a restaurant, car rental agency and a theatre. Lee learned his love for…

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  • The Renaissance: Bridge Between The Middle Ages

    One cannot think of the Renaissance without thinking of the amazing art created during the event. The Renaissance was a period of time from the 14th to the 17th century, which is known to be the bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history. During this period of time, also known as the rebirth, Europe got out of it's misery and sky rocketed with innovations. These new ideas were about almost every and anything, but one main thing that impacted and changed the Renaissance was art. During the…

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