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  • Collectivism In Ayn Rand's Anthem

    determines which things were to be invented; technology rarely advances at all in their society. It took Council of Scholars years to develop the Candle, which still remains to be their basic source of light. Whispering of the modern day inventions, skyscrapers, cars, and electricity, indicates the mysteries of these common inventions in…

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  • The Industrial Industry In The 1900's

    In the 1900’s American became an urban state developing skyscrapers factors, advance revolution production of the steel mill and railroad this would make America one of the world’s revolutionary social and economic developmental industry. The building of the railroad provides transportation opportunities throughout American. Technological development and communication will enable the industrial era to grow as well. Massive waves of immigrants come to America hoping for a better life and…

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  • Andrew Carnegie's Steel Industry

    Early in the nineteenth century, Andrew Carnegie was considered a captain of industry for his vast empire of steel. Carnegie would build his empire from the ground up, literally, by investing in skyscrapers, railroads, and steel. Andrew would become one of the wealthiest men in the world at the time when he sold his Carnegie Steel corporation to J.P. Morgan. As America grew in industry, it needed an increase in steel. Carnegie realized this need and acted upon it making America a world of…

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  • Film Analysis: Big Hero 6

    Hiro Hamada (voiced by Ryan Potter) is a young robotics prodigy, who lives in the urban, mashup fantasy city of San Fransokyo (combination of San Francisco and Tokyo). Next to his older brother, Tadashi (voiced by Daniel Henney), Hiro's closest partner is Baymax (endearingly voiced by Scott Adsit), an inflatable, lovable robot that is designed by Tadashi whose key purpose is to take care of people. While Hiro creates a special bond with Baymax, a catastrophic turn of events hurls them into the…

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  • Louis H. Sullivan Transcendentalism

    Louis H. Sullivan breathed life into American architecture in the modern era just before the 20th century. Regarded as the spiritual father of the skyscraper he helped define the age though this framework by creating a purely American style form an American philosophy. According to Sullivan one must know the artist to understand his art, and due to this much of this paper is dedicated to his world view. Despite the fact that transcendentalists believe being with nature presents the greatest…

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  • Example Of A Narrative Essay Over A Bike

    cars that passed by, elated youngsters were whooping at me. I was aghast. They did not sympathize with a young Asian boy who came from 6794 miles away, losing his direction in the middle of one of the biggest city in the United States. I saw iron skyscrapers with enormous windows. “Gazing up into the darkness I saw myself as a creature driven and derided by vanity; and my eyes burned with anguish and…

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  • September 11th: A Short Story

    I watch a skyscraper collapse. It roars as it’s brought to its knees. Smoke and dust billow down the street, heading my way. I reminded of September 11th. Should I even bother with my car? All the streets are impassable. I decide to walk. Moving quickly, I pass…

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  • The Greatest Lie Ever Told Analysis

    his article; “The greatest lie ever told”, Matt Evert explains the conspiracy on how the World Trade Center fell. Explaining how the events of 9/11 could have been an “inside job”, because of the many scenarios that would lead to the collapse of a skyscraper were not present during the attacks. He explains his argument by describing 14 characteristics of the event that could have or couldn’t have led to the collapse of the World trade center. He does this by using claims and official reports…

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  • Progressive Era Dbq Analysis

    generating oil to fuel the economy. This served as the first demonstration of a monopoly, which utilized the teeming amounts of job-seekers to work for his industry. Similar to this, Carnegie realized America’s need for steel, as it was required to make skyscrapers, elevators, and railroads. This realization led to his decision to innovate a cheaper way to make steel, hence Carnegie’s Steel. His industry skyrocketed due to steel’s high demand and led to mass numbers of workers under his control.…

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  • Immigrants In The 20th Century

    With this prosperity and possibility came jobs. Still largely a rural society, Americans increasingly moved to the city looking for work, armed with a belief in the possibilities and a strong work ethic. Alongside them came nearly a half-million immigrants in 1900, also seeking a better life. America's Industrial Revolution produced much prosperity and leisure, but also much poverty and disillusionment. Tycoons such as J.P. Morgan and Andrew Carnegie amassed fortunes greater than many European…

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