People from New York City

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  • Effects Of Homelessness In New York City

    why are nine out of twenty-five of the top cities for homelessness located in the U.S. (Castillo)? As of April 27, 2016, there are 7.4 billion people in the world (Current). Currently, there are 100,000,000 people worldwide (Castillo), 500,000 in the United States (Johnson), and 60,000 in New York City alone that are suffering from homelessness (Castillo). Homelessness in New York City is higher than the time of the Great Depression (Basic). The number of New Yorkers sleeping in a shelter has…

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  • 19th Century Immigration Analysis

    creating a “melting pot” that makes the culture in the United States truly unique. It was during this century that approximately 33 million people entered the ports of the United States. Immigrants from the Middle East, the Mediterranean, Southern and Eastern Europe, and down from Canada, came in massive waves. These immigrants settled in the large cities of the Northeast and Midwest of America, most without adequate amounts of housing to hold them all. In 1825, in Lower Manhattan the first…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Community Policing

    sanction. Sanctions can be either a positive thing or a negative thing. For example if somebody studies hard for weeks odds are they will get outstanding grades; if somebody kills another person they will most likely be sent to prison. Police are the people that help keep others safe and protected however it is no easy job. In the words of our President, Barrack Obama Police are here to keep our social norms in sync, “Understand, our police officers put their lives on the line for us every…

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  • Indian Ocean Trade Case Study

    Some of the earliest known evidence of sailing comes from what is today known as the Middle East. The Mesopotamians were no strangers to the movement of goods across great land distances, but they also developed great port cities. Ur was one of the Mesopotamian cities that not only grew, but thrived, at its strategic location where the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers enter the Persian Gulf. Located in such a prime location, Ur became a massive epicenter for commerce in the ancient times and was…

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  • New York City Analysis

    Essays 1. Analyze New York City’s rise as a diverse metropolis during the 1950s. In your essay, include a detailed analysis of the Puerto Rican migration to New York City. What were the causes of this migration? What conditions in Puerto Rico led many of its citizens to choose New York City? What government programs also led many Puerto Ricans to choose to come to the mainland, in particular, New York City? What problems did Puerto Ricans face when they arrived in New York City? Prior to the…

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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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  • How Did Theodore Roosevelt Deal With Crime And Corruption

    tough on corruption, and he was tough on moral vices. That reputation immortalized his legacy, but to understand it, we need to understand where it came from. Before he was president, Theodore Roosevelt gained firsthand experiences with crime and corruption as the police commissioner of New York City. Lasting only two years in the job, cleaning up New York's crime proved to be one of the only challenges too tough for even Theodore Roosevelt. Commissioner Theodore Roosevelt null Background…

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  • The High Line Essay

    pathway built on a portion of the former New York Central Railroad. It is located on the west side of Manhattan and extends for approximately a mile and a half long. The interesting part of the transformation of the rail line to a public walking path is that several New York citizens were the primary advocates for the drastic change. However, the arising question is why a park was chosen to replace the railroad. The transformation suggests that New York City citizens were conscious of the…

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  • The Importance Of Education In New York City

    decades, New York City was able to reform itself into the one of the most populated areas in the United States today. This city is known to embrace diversity for our population, which attracts the attention of immigrants who desired new opportunities and fortunes. Since the passing of the Immigration and Nationality Amendments of 1965, New York City experienced a wave of immigrants. New York City is currently the home to millions of people who came from different countries across the globe.…

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  • The Rural Cemetery Movement

    was important to develop healthy, green, spaces for city dwellers. The Rural Cemetery Movement encouraged American cities to use cemetery space as multi-functional space for leisure, recreation, environmental preservation, and for healthy burial practices (Lundgren). "In a country sorely lacking in public green spaces, these cemeteries provided these graceful, elegant places…They were all around recreational and artistic centers for people. They became seen as major urban amenities”…

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