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  • Washington D. C Population Density Map

    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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  • Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Incident Essay

    (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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  • Vietnam Memorial Iwo Jima Memorial Analysis

    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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  • Colbert I. King: Article Analysis

    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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  • Security Screening

    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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  • Mr Smith Goes To Washington Analysis

    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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  • The Right To Bear Arms Case Study

    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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  • Fairness In Congress

    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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  • Personal Story: Stolen

    Stolen Kate pulled into the parking lot of Darnell Hall at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. She took a deep breath and turned off the car. ¨Arrived about to engage.¨ She spoke into her smart watch and watched the message go through to her mom and brother. All she had to do was pose as a student for the CSI. Not hard at all. Not just pose as a student, but be the roommate of the person they were trying to catch, Penelope Smith. Kate got out of the car and grabbed the bags she had. She…

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  • 9/11 Crash Essay

    The terrorists hijacked smaller airplanes so the passengers wouldn’t try to take the plane back. It was about 9:28 a.m., the flight was over Pennsylvania and it was easing closer to New Jersey when the terrorists took over the cockpit. They turned the plane southeast so it was now headed for Washington D.C.. The passengers were herded to the back over the plane by the remaining hijackers. The passengers started making calls to report the hijackers but they oon learned that there were 3 other…

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