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    This map of population density map of Washington D.C. allows us to directly see the areas of the city that are more populated, in the core, and the areas that are less populated, along the periphery. Unlike the most common maps of the city of Washington D.C., we can see more than just town names and highways. From the map we can see where people are living, and the roads and highways all lead to this centered dense population. This paper will not only describe this map of Washington D.C. and it’s characteristics, but it will also discuss the people of D.C. and my own thoughts about the city. The city of Washington D.C. has several differences between the core and the periphery, or outermost areas. The land within the core of Washington D.C. is home to what this particular map calls “High Density Commercial.” This area is…

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    government and the documents written long ago by our founding fathers. Washington D.C. Is a place where history history comes alive but history is also made. During the duration of our D.C. Trip we experienced our nation’s government and constitution in action. The right to build an army and a navy, the first amendment, and the legislative branch were all important parts of the constitution and were showcased during our class trip to our nation's capital. On our first day in Washington D.C., we…

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    Fairness In Congress

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    For residents living in Washington D.C it is a question of fairness. Residents serve in the military, sit on juries, and pay federal taxes just like everyone else. But because of the capital’s status as a federal congress, they do not have voting representation in congress, they have no say in the nation’s laws. They also have limited control over their own affairs. D.C’s second-class status goes back to America’s earliest days. The founding fathers thought it would be best if they kept the…

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    (U//FOUO) Title: Possible Threats and Test Terrorist Attacks made to Baltimore/Washington D.C. Roadways (U//FOUO) Focus Statement: Radicalized individuals with extremist group connections have been testing the infrastructure of Baltimore/ Washington D.C. One of these test attacks is the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel incident. These incidents and information found on the two key suspects indicate a potential increase of threats to the infrastructure of major cities across the United States. (U//FOUO)…

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    Colbert King Colbert King is a columnist for The Washington Post, and focuses on urban and national affairs. King was born on September 20, 1939 in Washington, D.C. He attended DC Public Schools, and earned a B.A in government from Howard University. Prior to working at the Washington Post, “King worked at the U.S. embassy in Bonn, in the Senate drafting home-rule legislation for D.C, and the World Bank as the U.S. executive director”(The washington post, n.d). In 2000 until 2007, King was…

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    Watergate Scandal Essay

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    Presidential scandals affect the entire nation. While some are particularly worse than others, they can also help implement change in things that will make the nation grow stronger. For example, the election of 1876 with former president Rutherford B. Hayes helped the country understand how a president is elected into office and clarified the confusion between the importance of popular vote and electoral vote, which greatly impacted Washington D.C. However, there are other presidential scandals…

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    In two major instances states or cities have banned handguns in an effort to alleviate violence, and were challenged by United States citizens in a Supreme Court of Law. In the case Washington D.C. vs. Heller, the firearms control regulations act of 1975 banned handguns within Washington D.C., a Federal Enclave, because in the 1970’s the city was the murder capital of the United States. Handguns were not to be sold or possessed within the D.C. area, until in 2008 when Heller challenged the law…

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    Security Screening

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    The United States of America is the symbol of democracy and freedom in the world, although it may not be thoroughly right in some cases. After the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington D.C., the government and the authorities of the United States push harsher security screening for migrants and even citizens. This security screening is even harder for people from Muslim majority countries. Even with the stronger security screening, many other terrorist attacks occurred after…

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    words “Love thy neighbor” to his corrupt colleague, Joseph Paine . This shows that the Christian Bible supplements other sacred documents like the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” also depicts the temples that American civil religion is observed. The Senate is a key place that this religion is practiced. This is depicted in the film when Mr. Smith sees the Capitol dome for the first time and is amazed. Mr. Smith also goes to Mt. Vernon before…

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    Everyone was aware that slavery was gradually becoming illegal and it would not take long until Washington, D.C., enforced those laws. As a result many slaves were sold to slave traders so many of the passengers knew if they did not attempt to escape they would eventually be sold in the Lower South. Their plan was to board the schooner at that time called The Pearl to sail to freedom in New Jersey. However, this represented more than just an escape for freedom it was a political statement. I…

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