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    Home Rule In Detroit

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    American families did move into middle-class African American neighborhoods, and, in response, many of these same middle-class families moved from the city to suburbs as well. Michigan’s tradition of home rule also contributes to the fragmentation of the metro Detroit area. Home rule provides a certain degree of autonomous power delegated to sub-units of government by the state, which limits the amount of interference state governments can have in local government matters. Like many…

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    Route 66 Persuasive Essay

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    If you were traveling somewhere would you want to take the interstate or Route 66 ? I would prefer to take Route 66. I would take Route 66 because you can see exciting things that you want see everyday. The interstate is so tedious because all you see is cars passing bye. Route 66 is a very exciting road to take. It is exciting because you can see a lot of old buildings and new ones. You can also see all the house that are around there. There are sometimes places to shop and…

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    Culver City Case Study

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    Just south of his hometown of Los Angeles lies Culver City, which made its mark with its rapidly growing film industry, where Hollywood classics such as The Wizard of Oz and Gone with the Wind were filmed. With such great successes came a drastic population growth rate of an incredible 1,011% in the 1920s (Mondkar), thus requiring thousands of new jobs and an expansion of the city; answering the problems introduced by this population growth is where Hayden Tract comes into play- enclosed by an…

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    the increased use of railways are seen today as the cities, which were built around the railroads have grown increasingly in size and popularity, such as Chicago, Illinois or Sacramento, California. Railroads became the means of transportation for many people, including immigrants who built the railroads as well. Banding together in settlement towns, while building the railroads; let’s elaborate! When railways were put into place in the west, cities began springing up around them. They started…

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    Britain was a country that over time started to get over populated, the British needed to find a new place that they could settle and send their convicts to. The British had many push and pull factors that made them want to establish a settlement in New South Wales. Some of these factors included that the convicts couldn’t be sent to the US anymore, the industrial revolution was also a huge factor and they were drawn to Australia to start a new settlement there. When the war of Independence…

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    people transitioned to new manufacturing processes and new inventions were inspired for machines. The Industrial Revolution was a mix of positive and negative effects. The industrialization has really helped benift people and our surroundings.The cities benefited from innovations in architecture meaning they became more modernized buildings.New scientific inventions, helped factorys with efficiency and faster work. For example the railroads along with trains and steam engine boat helped…

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    Imagine you are in a time with dirty water and cold lunches in school. That is what the women in Progressive Era wanted to reform for clean water, trash collections, and hot lunches at schools. The Progressive Era was from the 1890’s to the 1920’s. Women in the Progressive Era faced many challenges so the women in middle class wanted the reform and change the way they were treated. They made a women’s organization and many legislations. To begin, the Progressive Era was in the 1890’s to the…

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    districts of many cities displaced thousands of households and commercial businesses in adjoining neighborhoods while enhancing the value of the downtown office towers that were made more accessible from the suburbs. The existence of inner-city interstates made it more convenient for downtown workers to live in the suburbs and commute to work, often making it possible for middle-class families to leave the city (Jackson, 1985). Although once considered to be a disseminate and even a poverty…

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    9500 Markham Case Study

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    Markham is a modern, multicultural city that is growing at a rapid rate in both population and development. As population increases, so will the need for housing and recreational space; this is the feature that made Markham’s urban design livable. At 9500 Markham Rd., the construction of Upper Village Condominium is occurring and already has one of the two condominiums built. This is an effective example of successful livability in urban design, because it’s cheaper to live in than a mansion,…

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    How could you expect anything to happen in a city that is considered lifeless? In Algeria, there is a city called Oran that is soulless due to the ordinariness of the people and their lifestyle. The city, itself, lacks in anything interesting or pleasing to the eye. In the story, the town is even described as ugly. Everything soon changes when the city gets struck with the plague. In the beginning in Part One, it begins to depict how the rats started to captivate the lives of the people living…

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