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    Temple University is located in the center of an urban community called North Philadelphia. The North Philadelphia community is mostly filled with residents and students who attend Temple University. In these neighborhoods, it is noticeable that they are filled with either abandoned houses, empty lots, or even mini markets and Chinese stores. Many of these people that have been living in North Philadelphia, have been living in the same home for years and noticed quite a few changes in the community. One of the new renovations that has been proposed is the new football stadium that Temple University has decided to build for the Temple Owls in the center of North Philadelphia, on Broad and Norris. The fact that Temple proposed to build a new stadium, sparked a lot of anger from most residents in North Philadelphia whom have been…

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    Northcentral Housing Essay

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    Northcentral is a area in the North Philadelphia section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The name of the area is derived from its location, because Northcentral is near the center of North Philadelphia. Northcentral Philadelphia is primarily a low-income neighborhood which is plagued with poverty and crime. The neighborhood seems to have very few opportunities for its residents. However, in the last few years the neighborhood is an upcoming neighborhood with the help of Temple University for…

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    which is a branch of the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA that provides health and medical services to people in the community. The center is located on 2144 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, in the heart of Northcentral neighborhood. Community members do not have to travel far to have access to the services and benefits that the center offers. In the article, “Project HOME marks [the] opening of Stephen Klein Wellness Center” By Ayana Jones Tribune writes “The Stephen Klein Wellness Center services…

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    Washington just loss at Battle of Brandywine and had to retreat. He was getting his army to regroup. Luckily for Washington, British General Howe stayed in Brandywine celebrating his victory. Four days after Howe learned the Americans were only ten miles north of him. He prepared and sent his army after them. Washington intercepted a message that said Howe was planning an attack and ready his troops. On September 16th, both armies stood across from each other on either side of a valley. Once the…

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    casino’s front doors” (psands.com 2016). According to the government census, Bensalem Township is approximately 22 square miles with a population of 60,427 residents with 29,500 males (48.8%) and 30,919 females (51.2%). There are 46,827 White, 5,288 Black or African American, 322 American Indian and Alaska Native, Asian 7,931, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 43, and Some other race 1,576. The township’s mayor is Joseph DiGirolamo. He was elected as Bensalem’s mayor in…

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    Common Sense was published by Thomas Paine in January of 1776. This pamphlet was to pronounce independence and republican government for the time. Paine was fired from his position as a minor bureaucratic protesting against low wages. Common Sense went against traditional politics and stirred emotions. This pamphlet made a strong mark in history for American Independence. This brought Americans to turn away from the King and Parliament and go more towards independence. Howe failed to…

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    Although he remained in the colonies for only twenty-two months, he saw to the laying out of Philadelphia. With this, he saw to the sound and permanent establishing of the government, the attracting by advertising, the movement of thousands of colonists from Holland and Ireland as well as from England to Philadelphia, and peace with the Indians. William Penn’s sense of democracy later formed the basis of the American Constitution. William Penn’s influence on America was fantastic. He worked…

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    The Liberty Bell is a monument of the United States of America. The most significant and recognized feature of the Liberty Bell has a crack running up the side. The Liberty Bell was ordered in celebration of the Declaration of Independence and the 50 year anniversary of Philadelphia's original Constitution. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is home to the Liberty Bell and will forever be its home. You really need to see the Liberty Bell. The Liberty Bell may be old and worn like other monuments in the…

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    Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706, in Boston in what was then known as the Massachusetts Bay Colony. His father, English-born soap and candle maker Josiah Franklin, had seven children with first wife, Anne Child, and 10 more with second wife, Abiah Folger. Ben was his 15th child and youngest son. Ben learned to read at an early age, and despite his success at the Boston Latin School, he stopped his formal schooling at 10 to work full-time in his cash-strapped father’s candle and…

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    “conceiv’d the bold and arduous project of arriving at moral Perfection” (534). The aspect of perfecting oneself is easier said than completed. Nevertheless, it is an important character because of the amount of opportunities to gain from learning a favorable habit or virtue. A few examples of these opportunities would be cleanliness, time efficiency, and order. Consequently, the effort it takes to achieve perfection is tough when already brought up in a different habit. Though this character is…

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