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    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 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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    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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    “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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    In Benjamin Franklin's The Autobiography. detailed his journey to Philadelphia and his method of his Thirteen Virtues. Franklin had made a catalog of certain traits that he considered to be at "moral perfection", while at his stay in Philadelphia, to "live without committing any fault at any time". Among these thirteen virtues, I, Genghis Sam Ganbold, consider Tranquility, Resolution, and Chastity to be favorable towards me. According to Benjamin Franklin, Tranquility can be yielded by "be not…

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    Elias Howe – Sewing machine ⦁ American, pioneer, a man of many things, inventor of the new constructed sewing machine, Elias Howe Junior, was born on the 9th of July 1819 in Spencer, Massachusetts to Doctor, Elias Howe and Polly Howe (Bemis). He died on the 3rd of October 1867. He had eight siblings, three brothers, Amasa Bemis Howe, Sylvester Howe, Horace Smith Howe and five sisters, Eliza Howe, Corintha Howe, Juliett Howe, Fannie Howe and Mary Howe. ⦁ At age eleven, Howe was apprenticed by…

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    Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin was an inventor from the 1700’s. He was born on January 17, 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts. As a child, Benjamin wanted to be a sailor, but because his brother became a sailor and was lost at sea, his dad would not allow him to sail. Franklin went to grammar school at the age of eight, but at the age of ten he left school and went to work with his father in his candle shop because he loved to read and was bad at math. After he was taken out of school, the…

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    Delaware is a state located in the Northeastern region of the United States. It is bordered to the south and west by Maryland, to the northeast by New Jersey, and to the north by Pennsylvania. The word “Delaware” comes from the name given the river (Delaware River) in honor of Lord De La Warr, the first governor of colonial Virginia. Delaware is the second smallest and the sixth least populous, but the sixth most densely populated of the 50 United States. Delaware is referred to as the “First…

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    Benjamin Franklin was an American Enlightenment author who paved the way for the creation of the American Identity. In his works “The Way to Wealth” and “The Autobiography,” he explains exactly what an American citizen is, and the ideals he should live by. Throughout his works, Franklin outlines an extremely challenging and sometimes near impossible set of guidelines that Americans should follow in order to better not only themselves, but also their country. “The Way to Wealth” is work written…

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