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  • Dominican Health Issues

    Heart disease also known as Cardiovascular ailment is a popular issue among immigrants of the Dominican population in New York City. There are several other health issues, which are in the family of Heart Disease such as Coronary Artery Disease, High Blood Pressure (Hypertension), Cardiac Arrest, Congestive Heart Failure, Arrhythmia, and Stroke, and there are lots of others but these are the most common. The most prevalent Dominican dish is usually eaten during breakfast and consist of “mangu,"…

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  • The Influence Of The Culper Spy Ring

    other when they were younger and were at the same boarding school that was run by Woodhulls brother-in-law. Washingtons mission for Townsend was to stay in New York and collect useful information, by blending in and mixing with officers and refugees as well as going to coffee shops and public places. Since Townsend is a reporter for the New York Royal Gazette, a pro loyalist paper, provided him with an access of wealth of intelligence. Another person that was recruited was Austin Roe, A tavern…

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  • Prostitution In The Progressive Era

    women’s rights, minimum wage laws, etc. Thus, in 1900, a reform group known as the “New York Committee of Fifteen” conducted undercover vice investigations and released their first report with the title “The Social Evil.” A similar group with ties to the New York Anti-Saloon League, known as the “Committee of Fourteen,” did a comparable investigation of prostitution three years later. From 1910 to 1917, 43 different cities followed suit with similar commissions that flouted their propaganda in…

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  • Segregation In New York

    As of 2010, the population in New York, NY was roughly 8,175,133. According to the Census Quick Facts Sheet, the racial population consists heavily of three races in 2010: White alone (44.0%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (28.6%), ending in Black or African American (25.5%). The remaining races all fall under 15%: American Indian and Alaska Native (0.7%), Asian (12.7%), Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (0.1%), Two or more races (4.0%). Segregation trends between 1980/1990 and 2010…

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  • Analysis Of Alan Brinkley's The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History

    The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History by Alan Brinkley, black men, women and immigrants begin to migrant to American cities. They were trying to escape from the violence, persecution, poverty and debt they faced. Some were even trying to come to America where they knew indentured servants was illegal. I believe the factor that contributed to the increase growth of American cities was industrialization. Industrialization made it easier for people to travel and cheaper in result of the…

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  • The Tipping Point Chapter 4 Analysis

    In chapter four his book The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell talks about the crime epidemic in New York City in the 1980’s, and more so what happened to turn the epidemic around. With compelling and intricate arguments, he detailed how something called the Power of Context and the Broken Windows Theory managed to turn the New York subways, and eventually the city as a whole around from alarming high amounts of crime to the widespread belief that shooting someone on the subway was a radial…

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  • Statue Of Liberty Research Paper

    the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: I lift my lamp beside the golden door.” The Statue of Liberty is a piece of art work that stands tall in New York city. It is a for Americans as well as an educational attraction. Therefore, New York City defines the meaning of freedom because of the Statue of Liberty. The Statue of Liberty is located in New York City. “The Statue Liberty’s full name is Liberty Enlightening the world.”(www.telegraph.co.uk). It was given to the U.S by France in the year 1886…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Community Policing

    have police watch their neighborhoods, or even having the tables turned for small offences. However, that is the only thing that helped our city prevail and become one of the safest cities in America. Our police needs to help our community understand that they are here with the purpose to make our community a better, safer, a more reliable and sustainable city. Police are now spending time with members in their community for example playing a simple game of basketball in neighborhoods that had…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Gotham Experience Class

    example Queens and someone wealthy would rebuild a building, then adding value to the community in the outcome of attracting more people of the middle/high class in the future. As we walked out through the park, we also had the view of the stadium of city field and where the U.S. Open was held this past summer. We continued walking until we saw this huge steel structure, which appeared to be a globe. I have seen this figure once or twice in my entire life, but not before this class did I know it…

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  • The Influence Of Hip-Hop In Popular Culture

    and its music is considered to be one of the most popular and powerful genres. In it’s origins, It gave voices to the youth of the 70’s and 80s, and gave them relevance in a world that otherwise wouldn’t through their paintings on New York subways that went “all-city”. Youth and even other, older, individuals with voices that were unheard were eventually heard through all means of Hip-Hop as well. The Hip-Hop movement that started in the 1970’s and gained great popularity in the early 1980’s,…

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