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  • Sir Bloodworth's Role In The Destruction Of The City Of London

    This would of forced the City to pay back the damages to all of its citizens. So instead, an inferno caused by a forgetful baker, fueled by a strong wind and indecisive leadership, was blamed on Catholics and a young Frenchmen for over 150 years. Overlooked however, is the role of Sir Bloodworth; though Sir Bloodworth might not have had a personal hand in starting the fire, abusing his civic duty allowed the destruction of the Fire to increase before authoritative action was taken by Charles II. Hubert was executed and Farriner condemned in history as the careless baker who burned down the City of London; however, another person that played a major role in the destruction of the City was The Lord Mayor, Sir Thomas Bloodworth. After about…

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  • Kelo V. The City Of New London Case

    The best example was the Kelo v. City of New London case. The city promoting the new plans for New London was benefit the city economically because it would bring “coordinate a variety of commercial, residential, and recreational land uses, with the hope that they will form a whole greater than the sum of its parts.” Although this would bring in big tax revenues for the city and would attract many people, this would not be for the “public use” of the people that owned the properties because a…

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  • An Analysis Of Composed On The Westminster Bridge By William Wordsworth

    Bridge’ is a sonnet that describes London in the morning as the city is still asleep. The poem’s title: “composed on the Westminster Bridge” tells the reader that the Author is standing on the Westminster Bridge, in London and is describing the sights of the City that he can see from the Bridge. Wordsworth is fascinated by the city’s beauty. He says that the earth has nothing equal to show than this beautiful scene and that the one who can pass this greatness by, must be lifeless and…

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  • How Did Greenblatt's Will In The World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare?

    London: where it all began for Shakespeare, one of the greatest writers in the english language. This paper will be about a section in the book Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare by Stephen Greenblatt. In this book Greenblatt talks about London back in the 16th century and how the city influenced Shakespeare’s work. Greenblatt discusses the different opportunities and dangers that took place in the city at the time. This paper will include the opportunities the city had to…

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  • Kello V. City Of New London Case Study

    Kelo vs City of New London Kelo v. City of New London case involved the of abuse eminent domain by transferring land from one private owner to another (private owner) in the name of economic development. The case was judged by the Supreme Court of the United States. The Court decided that private redevelopment plans can be considered "public use" under the Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment as they benefited the general community because of economic growth qualified as a permissible. The…

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  • Anya Gallaccio: A Visual Analysis

    way people lived and work. ‘Erasmus’ program was developed in 1987, allowing students to have benefits of studying 2 years in other countries. In 1989 was the fall of the Berlin Wall. Germany was united after more than 40 years. Communism finally collapsed across central and eastern Europe, what made Europeans closer neighbors (European Union). Talking specifically about England, many of the tensions of the !970s continued in the 1980s. London’s population achieved the lowest point in 1970…

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  • Bleak Streets, Tone, And Symbolism In William Blake's London

    Symbolism in William Blake’s London When one thinks about the city of London, they think of all the good things. Concepts like a fairy tale monarchy and citizens with delightful accents are the common allure for those born outside the monarchy. What they do not remember are all the horrible things that happened there, like the Black Plague and the reign of King Henry VIII. Even today there is crime and corruption throughout the city. What William Blake wants his audience to remember is the…

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  • Thorns: A Global City Analysis

    In the shift from industrial cities of production to post-industrial cities of consumption, global cities, and urban spaces have transformed economically, socially and politically over the past decade. As defined by Thorns, a global city is a city that serves as an international center for the flow of capital, laborers, access to information and commodities (Thorns, 2002). London, the capital of England, is one of the forefront examples of a successful global, post-industrial city. As an…

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  • Evacuation Affected People's Life During World War II

    and destruction. This additionally led to thousands of people left homeless and two million homes were destroyed, but the majority in London. This essay will analyse and evaluate a wide range of sources using my own historical knowledge showing how peoples' lives were affected in World War Two. Evacuation affected millions of British civilians and started on 1st September civilians and didn’t officially end until 1st march 1946. This was because Britain was still under the threat of invasion,…

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  • Analysis Of Jack The Ripper

    Punch was known for showing political and social issues of the times in their cartoons. The cartoon shows a gentleman walking home while wearing a crinoline that was altered to keep himself out of reach of thieves and vagrants. I chose this political cartoon to be in the paper because it shows how prevalent crime was in the Victorian Era. It displays the opinions of the middle and upper classes and how they were in fear of theft or worse in the cities. It shows that crime was a major social…

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