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  • Analysis: The Great Temple Of Aten

    plan, or the central idea of the design of the city. Since this was a capital city in the Egyptian empire, the nobles cannot be living at the same level or area as the people they rule over. That would be a disgrace! The city designers too this ideal and made all their designs for the city around that image. When any large metropolitan area is created, the organization of necessary buildings and spaces are always taken into consideration. This urban plan has many different terms and criteria it…

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  • Dos Lagos Analysis

    Analysis on Dos Lagos Areas The development of human history is always filled with fundamental and unexpected transformations. The rise of suburbs is just a case in point. Before the 18th century, the word suburb mainly represented a “subordinate and inferior part of the city where odious activities and marginal people congregated” (Fishman, 2006). At that time, the suburbs were usually subordinate to the central city and inhabited by the poor. In some places, suburbs were swallowed as the main…

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  • Reflective Essay: My Understanding Of The Suburbs

    constant need to be able to go to and from not been met. I also imagine that houses in the suburbs and transportation costs were not cheap; therefore, they served as an escape for those with more wealth. Wealthier people who could afford to live in such areas were not forced to live in overpopulated, dirty, and polluted cities. However, how true this notion stands today is questionable due to the rising costs of homes in the city. Homes in the suburbs are now seen as cheaper options or better…

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  • The Impact Of Population Growth In India

    slow growth in recent times. Nagoya a city in Japan grew about 6 percent in recent years, and Tokyo has only seen a 7 percent growth in recent years. The UN stated in a report last year that 54% of the worlds population now live in different urban areas, and this number is expected to have a proportional increase to 66% by 2050. This evidence is profound in fact, it shows the true historic leaps that megacities can have on the world population in the near…

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  • Windy City Sociology

    taken on a much more ominous nickname, Chiraq. The dubious title that entails that a major American city share similar traits to the worn torn country of Iraq comes about from the dramatic and unfortunate rise of gang violence in the city and metro area. Despite success in curbing crime from its peak levels in the early 90’s the decrease is no more, crime has come roaring back in the Windy City, leaving many communities, particularly on the south and west side in the dust, as downtown and many…

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  • Case Study: The American Red Cross

    The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization that was founded on May 21, 1881 in Washington, D.C. The American Red Cross provides services and support within five critical areas: Biomedical Services that facilitate services to collect, process, and distribute blood products; Service to the Armed Forces that provides support to military service members and their families; Preparedness & Health & Safety Services that offers education and training on health and safety topics; Disaster…

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  • Urban Migration

    For the past few decades, suburbanization of population and employment has been easily observed in large metropolitan areas all over the world, which is generally referred to as “sprawl”. This phenomenon has accompanied not only the spatial redistribution of population, but also the geographical relocation of firms, which has brought about several urban problems – for instance, severe traffic congestion due to the growing distance between jobs and housing, inefficient energy consumption due to…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Visit To Mt Cemetery

    I was awestruck when I first passed through the gates. It may have been a mix of the emotions and sadness from the reason I first visited, but I was genuinely amazed. Allegheny Cemetery had me gasping at the intricate, unique beauty of each stone and massive size of the land. I don’t mean to be morbid, but Allegheny Cemetery is my place of choice for this essay. The cemetery was incorporated in 1844 and is the sixth oldest rural cemetery in America. It encompasses 300 acres of luscious Allegheny…

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  • New School Year Essay

    The month of September is different than the summer time. Most the youth use to come to the center to fill their time with entertainment and personal development. On September 9 the new School year supposed to start, unfortunately there are strikes, later they solved, But, East African Youth Program welcomed its student members back from their long summer break and wished them on good terms with this new school year. A lot of the youth are moving from middle to high school, and this means for…

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  • Outline For The Red Badge Of Courage Essay

    Thesis statement: In The Red Badge of Courage, Crane uses lack of courage and courage itself in soldiers during the Civil War to show the pursuit of manhood through showing courage in the face of adversity. I. Introduction: I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. - Nelson Mandela II. Body Paragraph 1 A. Topic Sentence - The youth observes people running away and there lack of…

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