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  • Philadelphia Translocation Research Paper

    are caused by an error in a person’s genes. Some genetic disorders appear as birth defects, while others do not become distinct until later in life. They can rage from terminal to mild. Scientists have distinguished more that 9,000 genetic disorders, some of which are exceptionally rare while others are common. One such genetic disorder is Philadelphia Translocation, a possibly terminal and relatively rare genetic disorder (fewer than 200,000 people in the U.S. per year are diagnosed). Named for the city where it was discovered, the Philadelphia chromosome is thought to be acquired after birth and is formed when two chromosomes (9 and 22) switch some of their gene material forming a new chromosome.…

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  • The Cosmopolitan Canopy Analysis

    In Elijah Anderson’s The Cosmopolitan Canopy, he delves into the diverse city of Philadelphia and observes how people of different ethnicities and backgrounds experience and interact with each other, as well as the city itself. Many areas of the city are segregated, whether it be by socioeconomic status, race, or background. However, within the city, there are many areas of harmony. Elijah Anderson calls these pockets, “cosmopolitan canopies”. A cosmopolitan canopy is viewed as public space in…

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  • Similarities Between Frederick Douglass And Benjamin Franklin

    was able to persuade comrades to try to escape and though he doesn’t mention his path, it can be inferred he might’ve read the safe route to New York. He had a great deal of respect for life, as he not only valued his, but everyone’s. It is seen many times in his writing, his general understanding for the way his master’s acted, and also his regard for the current slaves- his only writing enough to discover their condition, but not reveal their abilities to escape to the population. Benjamin…

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  • Graffiti Art History

    Art is something that has kept the city of Philadelphia such a huge tourist attraction. Besides the art museum steps that rocky runs up, and the fact that the Constitution and The Declaration of Independence were signed in the city, art from Philadelphia has had a huge impact on the art world. Graffiti, any writing or drawing that has been scratched or painted onto a wall or surface, usually in a public place, has been a large and long part of the art culture part of the art world in…

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  • Benjamin Franklin Biography Essay

    Boston Latin School before being removed at the age of 10 to go work for his father. Dipping candles and making soap didn’t interest Franklin whatsoever, and to keep him from going to sea like one of his brothers, Josiah sent Ben to go work under his brother James at his print shop. Franklin loved it, despite his brother’s harsh treatment. When Jame’s refused to publish Ben’s writing, Ben adopted the pseudonym Mrs. Silence Dogood, and “her” 14 imaginative and witty letters were published in his…

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  • Northcentral Housing Essay

    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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  • Liberty Bell Research Paper

    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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  • Stephen Klein Wellness Center Case Study

    The Stephen Klein Wellness Center is a nonprofit organization, 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…

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  • Parx Casino Case Study

    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 January of 1994 and…

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  • Benjamin Franklin's Declaration Of Independence

    The best known as one of the Founding Fathers of Declaration of Independence and also the Constitution of the United States, Benjamin Franklin, was born on January 17, 1706, in Boston. His father married twice, with his first wife he had seven children and with his second wife he had ten more. Benjamin was his 15th child and he was the youngest son. His father was soap and candle maker. Benjamin learned to read when he was at a young age. Attending to Boston Latin School was a success to him,…

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