People from New York City

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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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  • Personal Narrative: My Gotham Experience Class

    Day one of my Gotham experience class and I was feeling very anxious for the day to start. I took the 7:45am train to Penn Station from Valley Stream, only because class starts at 9am and I needed to grab some breakfast and buy a metro card. I did not mind the class being pushed up to 9am-5pm, after day light savings it would become dark very early and we would not be able to see the awesome sites Mike and Brian would be taking us too. Today, we were going to explore the borough of Queens. The…

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  • Custom House History

    Alexander Hamilton U.S. Customs house is one of New York City’s important historical landmarks. The U.S. Customs House was built in 1902-1907 near the port of New York and its job was to collect customs from imported goods (New York Architecture 2015). Before income tax was being developed in 1916, customs was the greatest source of income for our government (NMAI 2015). “It is located near the southern tip of Manhattan, next to Battery Park (New York Architecture 2015).” The building is…

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  • The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Tragedy

    Breaking News! On March 25 at 4:40 PM 159 people were working when a fire broke out in the Asch Building which is located in the heart of New York City. Workers were on the top three floors working overtime to produce shirtwaists when the building became enflamed. 146 people died, and most of them were young women; some were under the age of fifteen. There were 13 survivors; all of them were women. 54 people, in an effort to survive, leaped out of the windows of the ten story building.…

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

    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 innovative creations of the railroad and steamships. With growing markets after the beginning of WWI, it help people to…

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  • Diversity In New York City Essay

    New York City is one of the most exciting places to be born and raised. Having traveled to a few different states and countries, people always show interest when I tell them I’m from New York City. Being a NYC native gives me some bragging rights and I can truly say I am proud to be a New Yorker. One thing that excites me the most about living in NYC is the vast amount of diversity. Walking out in the streets, the sight and smell of diversity excites me. Growing up within a diverse community…

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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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  • Macys Vs Macy's

    spread to these area, Dillard’s has not spread very far in the USA. Psychographic-Dillard’s has many products to cater to their many different kind of customer such as lifestyle, gender, age, etc. Dillard’s carries many products for women, men, kid from jewelry to lingerie, sporting wear, suit for men and baby product care for baby and kid. But the psychographic of all Dillard’s product are contained the images of Southerner in USA. Behavior factor-Dillard’s has really spread very far outside…

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  • Broken Windows Policing

    policing has been used in New York City from the 1990’s until present time. Broken windows theory was first described by George Kelling and James Wilson in an Atlantic Monthly article published in 1982. The success of dropping major crime rate in New York City was due to external factors not controlled under the policing method. The premature legitimization given to James Wilson and George Kelling, paved the way for the racist “ stop and frisk” procedure to occur in New York City. The broken…

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  • Eminence Domain: A Comparative Analysis

    When a city and its metropolitan areas are designed and settled, the purposes for which an area is used are taken into consideration. This subject is examined by Sociologist Ernest Burgess in "The Growth of the City," in which he examines Chicago and vicinity. In addition, Bruce Epperson (2007), the author of “Eminence Domain: Reassessing the Life and Public Works of Robert Moses” examines the way in which Robert Moses geared his projects for New York City and the surrounding area (p.1). However…

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