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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 Franklin did have some notable advantages to Douglass. For one he was a white man, who was able to attend some schooling, but he also had a large family whom were able to find him a trade. This by no means discounts his bold move from Boston to Philadelphia at a young 17 years of age. In his new city he had nothing but his meager education in printing. From this he grew to be a business owner, elected to several offices, and granted an honorary degree. He valued education and virtuous living above all else, his free time was rarely spent in idleness. It is remarkable how self-aware both Franklin and Douglass were. They were always mindful of how their actions would impact others and careful to tip the odds in their favor. Franklin, for example, would bring his paper in a wheelbarrow down the street to show he wasn’t above menial work in his printing house, and Douglass, when discussing his employment with his masters, was careful to set the criteria in what seemed the favor of his…

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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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  • Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs Study

    I have graduated from Montgomery County Community College with a degree in liberal arts. I have enrolled in all of the courses I have been interested in thus far while still fitting them into the program requirements for my program. I feel have built an excellent infrastructure to continue onwards towards a Bachelor’s degree in any direction. As for my academic goals, I plan to earn a degree biology and work in the scientific field or health professional field in the future. My personal goals…

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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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  • Essay On Benjamin Franklin's Inggenuity

    Ingenuity is the quality of being clever, original. This definition must have been written with Benjamin Franklin in mind. Throughout his lifetime he invented many things, many of which are still used today. He made the lighting rod, stove, bifocal eyeglasses,(Block 42). His ingenuity helped build the foundation of the United States, which wouldn’t have been accomplished without Benjamin Franklin. The first invention that showed ingenuity was the invention of the lightning rod. “The lighting…

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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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  • How Did Benjamin Franklin Achieve The American Dream

    “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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  • Jhumpa Lahiri's Definition Of Language

    The definition of language is a body of words and the systems for their use common to a people who are of the same community or nation, the same geographical area, or the same cultural tradition but for me language has another meaning. For me language is the key to obtain my success. I have taken me four years to learn English and it has been worth it. Being capable to read and write in English has opened many doors into professional and personal opportunities. In Fields of Reading there are…

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