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  • O Keeeffe Visual Analysis

    views has captured artists attention and been the focal point of thousands of art pieces. However, the way an artist portrays their interpretation of the city often varies. At first glance, Fernand Léger’s 1919 The City and Georgia O’Keeffe’s 1925 New York Street With Moon appear to be extremely different photos— the color schemes, spacing, and amount of detail to objects and movement for each photo are distinct opposites. However, when placed side by side, the paintings shockingly present a…

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  • New York Trip

    finally decided to visit New York for the first time after wanting to go. I would be taking me to a new city that I have never visited before I was feeling excited about going to New York. One the night before I left for New York, I pack and unpack my bag several times going to my clothes several times thinking that I am packing pack too much clothes and which clothes I need to pack for the weather that is expected in New York while I am there. The night before I left to New York I could not…

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  • Theme Of Drown By Junot Diaz

    he wrote ten different stories and it focus on how immigrants from Dominican Republic travel to the United States to have a better opportunity for their family and most importantly achieving the American Dream. The time period of the story is during the 1980’s and it takes place in Santo Domingo. The protagonist Yunior who tells his a story about his family migrating to the United States and growing up with no father. Throughout the chapters we see flashpoints about the narrator childhood and…

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  • Paragraph About Subway

    is an underground railroad that is used by many New Yorkers. The subway is one of the most important modes of transportation in New York City. Every day is a different day in the subways. The subway has 27 different lines, and these different lines are A, C, E, B, D, F, M, G, L, J, Z, N, Q, R, W, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and S. The subway was created in 1904, and ever since, the subway has been one of the fastest and cheapest transportation in New York City to get around. • The subways have always…

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  • Importance Of Civil Engineering

    Have you ever wondered how the colossal New York skyscrapers and bridges are built? Every tourist who has visited New York is astounded by the beauty of the city, however, I see NY with a different vision. Even though I spent my infancy in the relatively small and ancient city of Cusco, with just a few impressive and interesting constructions, due to my father’s profession in civil engineering, I was always connected to the construction world. Since I was a child, I have asked myself many…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Leap Towards Heaven

    Heaven I lay my head back and try to mentally prepare myself. Tomorrow was the big day. I was moving up to be the manager of Windows of the World, the greatest restaurants in New York. This was my biggest accomplishment since I moved to New York, alongside being named Youth Pastor of the nearby church. I have lived in New York for 3 years with my wife, Sara, and our two children, a five-year-old named Matthew and eight-year-old Hannah. I love them very much and would do anything for them. Sara…

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  • Analysis Of American Psycho By Bret Easton Ellis

    American Psycho was published in 1991 by Bret Easton Ellis. Ellis completely captured the life in New York during the 80s. He used specific details to capture the essence of the 80s with the partying, clothes, and gadgets used in everyday life. American Psycho is about Patrick Bateman, a businessman who lives in New York City. Bateman enjoys - like others - eating at fancy restaurants, wearing the fanciest clothes, and going out with women and his coworkers; however, unlike others in this time…

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  • Transportation's Role In The Market Revolution

    country. Samuel Colt (Inventor of the revolving pistol and Morse’s partner) and Morse ran an electrical cable from one ship in New York harbor to another ship. Six months later, Congress approved a grant of $30,000 to build a telegraph line from Washington to Baltimore. Construction went slowly, but by May 1844, twenty-two miles had been completed, just in time for news of the Whig national convention, meeting in Baltimore. This meeting was to be carried by train to Annapolis Junction and then…

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  • Essay On Jewish In Colonial America

    many sought refuge in the Netherlands. Other Jews crossed the ocean to settle in the Dutch colony in Brazil. In 1654, Portugal recaptured this colony and the Jews scattered throughout the Caribbean starting new communities. The first group of 23 Dutch Jews landed in New Amsterdam (New York) in 1654. This was the beginning of Jewish life in America. Prior to this arrival a Sephardic Jew arrived at James City, Virginia on the HMS Abigail in 1621, and the second arrival lived in Boston in 1649. The…

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  • Essay About Central Park

    borough of New York, visitors will discover a storied and idyllic green space known as Central Park. This highly famed attraction was first built in 1857, and originally only encompassed 778 acres. After a time, the popularity of the park forced an expansion to the current 843 acres that it now holds. As a celebrated collaboration between the architect Calvert Vaux and landscape designer Frederick Law Olmsted, Central Park is the most visited urban public park in all of the United States. New…

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