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  • The Central Park Five Essay

    The Central Park Five, when the media is reporting the park jogger case with two completely different tones, it failed to comply a basic moral principle: to be objective on any cases. Extreme descriptions such as “wilding” and “wolf pack” exaggerate the negative image of these teenagers, even though who are actually innocent in this case. The media is trying to plant prejudices in the public’s mind, to make decisions for them to treat the five teenager suspects as pure evil and abominable culprits. The media also uses positive words to emphasize that the victim is so fragile, soft, innocent and unfortunate, but these words are more useful to reflect the suspects’ vicious characterization. What the media does here is obviously not fair and objective because the news reports directly ignite the fuse of the public’s fury. It deprives the chance for people to doubt, reconsider or even think about this case. 2. When the police started to isolate each teenager and confront them about the case, the tactics and questioning strategies that the police used were unethical and unfair, especially when they put too much pressure on the fragile teenagers. These questioning tactics may sometimes be useful on questioning adult criminals, but they would only…

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  • Central Park History

    8.5 million citizens the only green that is left in the city are man-made parks. Frederick Olmstead, who created all 842 acres of Central Park, had amazing foresight into what the city would become. As Abraham Lincoln called for the emancipation of slaves in 1863, Olmstead expanded Lincoln’s vision planned the foundation for what will become the world’s first national park system. Olmstead, referring to the Constitution and the Gettysburg Address, that accesses to public…

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  • Central Park

    “Autumn in Central Park” On March 26, 2017, my husband and I were strolling through the town of Gatlinburg, TN when we came upon the Masters Edition’s Fine Art Gallery. We were taking in all the fine art when a piece caught my eye. The piece did not have a date on it, but was titled “Autumn in Central Park” by Rod Chase. It was created using the medium, Acrylic on canvas. The artwork and detail put into this piece was breathtaking. I knew immediately it had to be New York as the twin towers were…

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  • Central Park Observation

    While travelling across New York Harbor herring gulls and great black-backed gulls were seen. Three cormorants were observed sitting on wooden pylons near the dock. Once in Central Park, I saw numerous pin oak trees, a few white oak, chestnut oak and many cherry trees displaying their white-pink blossoms. Sensitive fern, arrow wood, common milkweed, winged sumac, garlic mustard, and honeysuckle were all observed. Common bird species such as the pigeon, European starling and house sparrows were…

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  • Central Park Research Paper

    Word Count (Body): 423 Title: Places to Visit in Central Park Tours New York Keyword(s): Central Park Tours New York Body: Popular for its energetic lifestyle, New York City has many locations to spend holidays. Contrary to the perception that the city is laden with skyscrapers, it is also covered with 14 percent of greenery to enjoy and relax. One of the most popular places in the New York City is Central Park that is close to various important locations and is located at the center of…

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  • Essay About Central Park

    Central Park Travel Guide In the center of the Manhattan borough of New York, visitors will discover a storied and idyllic green space known as Central Park. This highly famed attraction was first built in 1857, and originally only encompassed 778 acres. After a time, the popularity of the park forced an expansion to the current 843 acres that it now holds. As a celebrated collaboration between the architect Calvert Vaux and landscape designer Frederick Law Olmsted, Central Park is the most…

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  • Central Park: A Healthy City

    Central Park was not always a place for people of all ages and social statues to enjoy a time of leisure. It was the foundation Vaux and Olmsted set with their park in their creation of a natural looking landscape, integration of architecture into the landscape and picturesque theory, and the enlightenment ideas they incorporated that helped Central Park become one of the first true public parks. After the parks construction the people started to shape and build the park into what it is today.…

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  • Central Park Five Analysis

    The Central Park Five is a documentary film that talk about five young men that were involved in a rape case. A white woman was raped and left for dead in the central park in 1989. The group of teenagers were charged and convicted for assault, robbery, rape, sexual abuse, and attempted murder, which is known as the infamous crime as The Central Park Jogger in New York City. Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, Yusef Salaam, and Kharey Wise served sentences between five to thirteen…

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  • The Central Park Five Analysis

    The Central Park Five The Central Park Five is a documentary that tells the story of five teenage boys who were accused of brutally raping, and beating a woman in New York City's Central Park. The five boys accused are Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Antron McCray, and Korey Wise. This film contains many opinions from journalists and reporters who provide a deeper understanding of why these five victims were innocent. The filmmakers convince me through the use of pathos,…

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  • The Central Park 5 Analysis

    Unfair The Central Park 5 case is among the many cases that have drawn attention to problematic facets of the American criminal justice system. The facts provided by Sarah Burn’s book, The Central Park Five and Adam Benforado’s book, Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice each declare that systematic failures are to blame for many miscarriages of justice. Moreover, Burn’s explains the circumstances surrounding the infamous verdict of the Central Park Five case while Benforado illustrates…

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