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    Essay On Detroit

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    Detroit is the largest city on the border of Canada and the United States. It has a metropolitan area which has a population of over 5 million people. It is the second largest city in the Mid West after Chicago. It lies on the banks of the Detroit River. The city holds around half of the population of the Michigan State and is an important economy in the region. Detroit is close to the Great Lakes of the Michigan State. The modern city was founded by the French adventurer Antoine Cadillac. The city truly gained prominence with the arrival of the automotive industry which was all based around the city. Detroit is an industrial city and therefore has suffered a major decline in the last decade or so. The fall of auto industry has been detrimental for the city. Detroit now is founding new…

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    The Origins of the Urban Crisis, Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit is written my Thomas J. Surge. This book contains information on the events leading up to the 1967 riot in Detroit and therefore causing it. The question you may ask is, what is the result of the 1967 Detroit riot? The author states that the de-industrialization and ‘white flight’ were the result of the 1967 Detroit riot. Due to the constant backlash of these two circumstances it caused the black community to begin to be…

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    Detroit Mayoral Election

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    In the 2013 mayoral election for Detroit, MI, the citizens experienced in a close race {55%-45%} the victorious win of Michael E. Duggan over Benny N. Napoleon, to become the first white mayor to lead the city in four decades. The great city of Detroit has for long experienced much calamity that has in a sense permeated throughout every vein in Detroit, and is responsible for its decrepit semblance. Mayor Michael Edward Duggan has brought to the city an energy that has been much needed and…

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    Detroit City History

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    On Thursday, July 28, 2013, Detroit, Michigan became the largest city in America ever to file for bankruptcy. Established in 1701, detroit was founded by the french explorer Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac and a party of settlers. Not one of these men had any idea that Detroit would evolve into the thriving hub of the car industry in centuries to come. In 1756, the smallpox virus and a famine threaten the many lives of the settlers in Detroit, but did not decimate the population enough to cause…

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    Home Rule In Detroit

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    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 municipalities across the America at the time, Michigan municipalities prefered to be independent in their political and economic affairs. This type of political fragmentation meant that some municipalities could overlap…

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    Sometimes people forget to look at the roots of where things come from. The Chrysler is an example of that. "Imported from Detroit" is Likely to be effective towards the middle class drivers, Eminem fans, and the people from Detroit. In "Imported from Detroit" a black Chrysler is driving down the street with Eminem’s “lose yourself" instrumental music playing in the background. "What does a town that’s been to hell and back know about the finer things in life?" The narrator says. It then starts…

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    to avoid writing more essays like this, I went on a vacation to Michigan with my mother and two siblings. We visited South Haven, a pleasant port city on Lake Michigan’s east coast, and Detroit, the famous largest city in Michigan. These areas interest me because there’s plenty to do; there are amazing restaurants, breath-taking scenery, and family-friendly, inexpensive entertainment. South Haven is famed for its relaxed atmosphere and homely feel. The city is almost seventeen times smaller…

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    Detroit Michigan Case Study

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    1960s, Detroit, Michigan was a city in forefront of most people’s minds when you talked about Michigan or the Midwest, due to the triple-threat of General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler. Living and working in Detroit for one of these big automotive companies was that generation’s “American Dream.” However, from 1973 to 1974, there was a gasoline crisis that caused General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler to take a financial hit which also directly impacted Detroit’s financial health as well. During this…

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    There were a lot of information that jump of the pages of Mark Binelli’s novel “Detroit City is the Place to Be”. The author introduce the readers to his native land; the history and good and bad eras. In 1900’s Henry Ford had a bright idea to bring a majority manufacture of the automobile to the Detroit city area. Exploring through the eyes of the writer, Detroit city has been identified as the motor city for its automobile factories (Ford, Chrysler, and General Motor ); sport teams such…

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    Introduction Detroit, Michigan is a unique city boasting of an iconic past, a gloomy present, and a potentially bright future. Once one of America’s largest and most thriving cities because of professional opportunities in the automotive industry, Detroit fell to devastating lows after the loss of thousands of jobs from Ford Motor, General Motors, and Chrysler. Detroit is the 18th overall most populated city in the United States, the largest city in the State of Michigan, and recently became the…

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