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  • Charles Loring Brace: The Children's Aid Society

    the United States in foster homes by Orphan Trains. The program accountable for such as task was a non-profit organization that was determined to help the displaced children due to an increase of immigrants and the Civil War. The overall goal was to redistribute work forces and find homes for displaced children. The Children’s Aid society which is a non-profit organization founded in 1853 by Charles Loring Brace was the main contributor to the Orphan Trains program in the United States…

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  • Descriptive Essay: Penn Place In The Heart Of New York

    I live in the heart of Manhattan. I live one block away from Penn station, in between 34th and 35th street on 8th avenue. I live at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel. I am in a very populated area of New York City. It is not populated with lots of residence but with commuters and tourists. The building that I live at is the only place on my block that you can reside. You can tell that my street is very touristy and very convenient for commuters. The buildings that are on my streets are all…

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  • The Orphan Trains Documentary

    Orphan Trains Orphan trains is a documentary about children in New York, being sent on trains to other parts of the country, in order to find families and be taken care of. There are stories from, adults that actually rode on these trains when they were children. The Orphan Trains was started by a man named Charles Loring Brace in 1854. Brace, had traveled to New York in the early 1850’s, and was horrified at the conditions of all the children he saw on the street. Brace felt that it was a duty…

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  • Would You Kill The Fat Man Analysis

    presents a philosophical discussion on the ethical dilemma called the trolley problem. The situation that is proposed is that a runaway train is headed towards a group of five people who are tied to the track. Unless the train is stopped, it will inevitably kill all five of the people. You are standing nearby and have the option to pull a lever to to redirect the train to a different route, which has one man tied to the track. By pulling the lever you can divert the tram onto a side track,…

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  • Keturah Belknap Case Study

    Another important task of some women was to sew the canvas on top of the wagon and sometimes used the assistance of family members and friends to complete this task. The cloth was used in order to protect them from the weather they were going to encounter in addition to protecting them from the occasion brutal rays of the sun. In the case of Keturah Belknap, we are informed about the preparation for the long and anguishing trip to the west and the difficulties of having to say goodbye to…

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  • Funk Music Analysis

    not always explicitly understood through the lyrics. Funk music opened the door for a particular subculture, black youth, to take their form of dance expression and broadcast it across the United States through the culturally important program Soul Train. In particular, the importance of individual, creative dance broke the mold of many of the dancing trends in music that preceded it. This important aspect of musical expression transcended the era of funk and to this day dancing is still just as…

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  • Life After Partition

    The novel Train to Pakistan, by Khushwant Singh, takes place during Partition. It is a tumultuous world: horrific. violent, and chaotic. This world provides a shocking backdrop, one of murder, betrayal, rape, and torture. This setting allows for a fascinating story to occur and to truly understand the nature of the characters in…

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  • Working Capital Case Study: George's Trains

    Management of Working Capital Case Study: “George’s Trains” Based on the video, George is running a very profitable business. Yet, George is conscious and knows that one is in a MBA Managerial Finance class. George feels that one is able to address and give contributable guidance on his working capital practices. George approaches you with a few questions related on how to advance on his working capital practices. For example, what are the potential dangers in Capital Budging practices,…

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  • Narrative Essay About Adoption

    For many years adoption has been the subject of both novels and nonfiction writing. In recent years, The Orphan Train, The Book Thief, Cider House Rules, The Child Called It, and The Lost Boy have gained attention for their portrayal of adoption. Historically, such authors as Charles Dickens, Emily Bronte, and Louisa May Alcott (Little Men) show both positive and negative experiences of being adopted. The book that I would like to write would focus on the adoption experience as told by the…

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  • Wildlife Veterinarian

    Introduction The veterinary profession is challenging and exciting to begin with, but the niche of wildlife medicine is even more so. It is a highly competitive field with additional training and accreditation needed to compete for a limited number of positions (Learning Path, 2015). To those passionate about the field, these challenges are mitigated by the rewards of a diverse, dynamic, and incredibly hands-on job. One of the wildlife veterinarian employers in Western Canada is the Calgary…

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