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  • Personal Narrative: Fifth Child

    Nature leaves me in complete and utter awe. The ability to frighten, calm and excite men and women at all levels amazes me. I think in every person, nature seems to have affected him or her in one way or another. Nature has allowed me to escape from the buzzing chaos of a large family lifestyle. I take my place as the fifth child of my parents. Being the fifth child also means I am the oldest girl and am in the very middle of nine kids. Business and echoing voices are constant at my house. I…

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  • How Did A Big Industrial Revolution Change America

    The period of rapid growth after the Civil War was critical for how we live today. There were many people moving west. Meanwhile, in the east, many factories were booming. A big industrial revolution for America. There were many new inventions during this time period. A lot of them, we still used today. America altered economically because of the railroad business, the steel industry, and the many immigrants that came to America. The railroad business was crucial for many things. As the…

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  • Vertical Farm Environmental Analysis

    Environment Agriculture (CEA) or in other words Building Integrated Agriculture (BIA) using artificial lighting. All plants will grow inside of the building with high teach that allows crops grow healthy and clean. Most of the Vertical farm concepts are skyscraper glass that allows sun lighting through to each floor (Vertical Farming, 2014) that . The main purpose of Vertical farm is offering a fresher, cheaper, and highly nutritious organic foods for the consumer (Fletcher, 2012). The benefits…

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  • Railroad Expansion Essay

    Ljuba 1 Joseph Ljuba Ms. Verdino, Mr. Muraco, Mrs. King Social Studies Rise of Industry and Unions Railroad Expansion Bang! Bang! That’s the sound of the railways being created across America. In the late 1800’s the United States was coming out of the Civil War and our growing population needed to expand across the continent. Railroad expansion across the United States was crucial to the development of our country. Some points to prove my thesis are after the civil war, our country experienced…

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  • Essay On Empire State Building Vs ISS

    I am sure you have heard of the Empire State Building and the International Space Station. The Empire State Building and the ISS have many differences and similarities. There are main topics about these two structures that I would like to compare. One of them is the size of the two structures. Both of these structures are very big. The price is also big, just like the structure. Along with how big the price and size of the Empire State Building and ISS are, these are both huge accomplishments.…

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  • Chrysler Building In The 1920s

    other businesses after World War I. After the war, real estate began to boom and tourism rose. This became an immediate cause for the expansions of highways and roads. During this period, newly developed technology allowed for the development of skyscrapers to be built, causing the establishment of the New York City, “Greatest City in the World”. The limited available land inspired many architects and builders to compete for the title for the world’s tallest building. After the completion of the…

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  • Post Modernism

    society as a whole (Hobson, 1999). Gottdiener and Budd (2005) explain these principles as, ‘encouraging the zoning of like functions in to segregated districts’ as well as placing ‘an emphasis on transport corridors, and a preference for high rise skyscraper buildings surrounded by open space’ which is evident in many modern cities such as Melbourne. Post-modernity opposes the homogenous functional zoning and the sharp edges…

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  • Foucault's Culture

    By no accident, “Kyivproekt,” chose avant-garde style to reconstruct the city central street, Khreshchatyk, in 1954. The main building, a skyscraper, hotel “Moskva,” was built on the place of the first Kyiv’s skyscraper by Ginsburg (1912-1944) ruined in 1944. The reconstruction project was led by Anatol Dobrovolsky, who became the city architect four years before. In 1950, he received Stalin’s award of II range for “technology…

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  • Narrative Essay On A Meaningful Experience

    Narrative Essay on a Meaningful Experience The drive was dreadful but it was worth it. We left Lemmon at about noon and didn’t arrive until nearly 11 PM. Our hotel was 6 stories tall, with a nice lobby, and very comfortable rooms, it was located by many cool restaurants and stores. In fact, right across the street was the largest Target store I had ever seen. Our main reason to go to Denver was to go and watch a Broncos game, a professional football game. But, we planned to improvise as our…

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  • The Crowd Film Analysis

    The silent film, The Crowd, produced in 1928 by King Vidor is truly an American classic. This film takes place mainly during the 1920’s featuring the main character John Sims who since childhood always thought he was going to become someone important. However, he never really truly achieves that dream. This film showcases the struggles John and his family went through in search of that dream. King Vidor incorporates various film techniques from Cinematography and characteristics from Classical…

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