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    persons” (“The Definition of Utilitarianism”). However, how are all members within the Kansas City metropolitan area supposed to benefit from utilitarianism when minorities do not make-up a majority of the population? A modern day example of local utilitarianism is the shopping strip that is currently being built in Liberty, MO. Contractors are building unnecessary clothing and pet stores, despite there being similar businesses within the general vicinity. These types of buildings are commonly not built in Kansas City very often because contractors…

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    Bleeding Kansas Analysis

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    border war, or bleeding Kansas. In what many historians believed is a war over slavery and freedom. Parke Pierson stated, “it can be argued that the Civil War actually began in 1854 when blood stained the prairie grass of the Kansas Territory.”2 Questions that arise from bleeding Kansas is how and why it happened, how bloody it was, and in what ways it affected the United States of America. “Bleeding Kansas was a violent clash over slavery in a place that had few slaves,” said Nicole Etcheson…

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    In the center of one of the greatest cities in the world. Kansas City, stands a luminous, illustrious and diverse segment of the enormous city. The “Power & Light District”, known for its captivating restaurants, expansive shopping services and boisterous nightlife. Events held in this area are of the most prominent and important additions to the illustrious city. It has become a world-class attraction in its own respect and is looked upon by natives of the city as one of the most significant…

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    Kansas-Nebraska

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    that contributed to the North South division, four major events will be identified. The Kansas-Nebraska Act, Bleeding Kansas, the Dred Scott trial and the Panic of 1857 all played a major role in the North South division and unrest leading to the Presidential election of 1860. The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 “may have been the most important single event pushing the nation toward civil war” (McPherson 121). Author James McPherson stated that Kansas-Nebraska gave birth to the entirely northern…

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    Since September of 2015, I’ve been interning with the Quaker-based, non-violent, social justice group, the American Friends Service Committee. During this time, I’ve learned so much about myself, as well as Kansas City’s youth. I’ve helped organize a city-wide high school poster art project and a poetry workshop of the same — giving students a platform to speak out on social issues. This consisted of conducting interactive lecture style classes in Kansas City metro schools such as Paseo,…

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    Well you go out of town, and you want to see something special. What if one can’t find anything special. Well I know if you go to Kansas City we have fountains. We have over two hundred fountains around Kansas City. One might think that Kansas City is very large but once you get to know the city it is very small. Whenever I go to visit these fountains they bring me joy,and happiness. The first fountain made in Kansas City was on 15th and The Paseo, but was later destroyed. Although later that…

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    Bleeding Kansas Summary

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    Bleeding Kansas: Contested Liberty in the Civil War Era Bleeding Kansas covers a dark time in Kansas when there was violence and death was around every corner during the Civil War. At first there were only political and social wars. When Kansas was being decided on whether the state should be free or slave, a big concern came out of this decision: the fate of white men’s liberty in the republic. Nicole Etcheson is a professor at Ball State University and has written books covering the Civil War…

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    Intro- As graduating high school, I always had the desire to up my career to be a successful and financial man within the future. A week later, I started to think how am I going to live on my own. Where will I stay at for my existing 4 years or maybe years. So I did my research on the Kansas State University housing. As I am looking through my options, I was interested for the Kramer complex’s. My mom told me is it safe, healthy, and in good living conditions to live there? When I kept scrolling…

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    The Great Kansas Nebraska Act. The Topic I have reseached for this project is the Kansas Nebraska act of 1854. This is a huge turning point in America history because this act was the cauase of many issues and problem that led to the Civil War. The Kansas Nebraska is also significant since it led to the first time American was officially divided into slave states and non-slave states based on the people in the state. The Kansas Nebraska act was the beganing of the end of the slavery in the…

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    The Kansas City Chiefs have put themselves on the proverbial ropes the first 4 weeks of the 2015 NFL season, losing 3 out of those first 4 contests, two in heartbreaking fashion. It seemed a welcome reprieve would be the dysfunctional franchise from the Windy City, otherwise known as the “Monsters of the Midway”. The 2015 version of the Chicago Bears resembled nothing even close to your grandpa’s Midway Monsters. The Bears were weak at the wide receiver position, and quarterback Jay Cutler had…

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