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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • How Did Marian Anderson Influence Society

    However, this is a white organization meaning black African Americans are not able to be apart of it. Marian Anderson 's connection between this organization is her decline at performing in one of Washington 's most prestigious venue. The constitutional Hall in Washington D.C was the headquarters for this organization and…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Ronald Reagan's Speech

    logos, and ethos, and a strong organization pattern. He speaks to the American people one last time for his goodbye address. I was literally amazed by this speech by him as I have never really heard him speak before. In this speech he talks about the America before him and then what America had become until he left. There are many rhetorical strengths in this speech as it is one of the most famous speeches of all-time. You won’t often see a President get on live television to thank the people…

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  • Watergate Scandal Essay

    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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  • Hunger Games Book Theme Essay

    Hunger games, followed with The Catching Fire and The Mockingjay. This novel written with Katniss as the main character and she narrates the whole story. In this essay, I will talk about the theme colonization in all districts. This theme is needed because it is a part of the novel that tells us how the district people feel suffered every day because of the starving and they have been living with a feeling of fear to get killed because of the dictatorship that has been run in all districts.…

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  • The Right To Bear Arms

    the second amendment. The right to bear arms is granted to individuals and state militias in the second amendment, but it is stated in an obscure way. For some people, the second amendment no longer holds its original meaning. Some believe that firearms should only be used by certain groups tasked to serve and protect the American people. However, the American constitution and the second amendment’s right to bear arms is an individual right granted to the American people, and it should remain an…

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  • Martin Luther King Jr Speech I Have A Dream Speech Purpose

    The topic of Martin Luther King Jr’s speech “I have a dream” is about the Civil Rights Movement, equality between white people and African American. To demand racial justice and an integrated society for the black community. This speech takes place at Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C. in front of hundreds of people to put a stop segregation and discrimination in America that’s been going on for years. Martin Luther King Jr delivered a speech with powerful use of language that both connects to…

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