U.S. Route 30 in New Jersey

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  • Personal Narrative: My Trip To Clementon

    it after they cleared the rubble. The government would help subsidize the rebuilding only if it included affordable housing. Atlantic City had a large scale urban renewal project in the 1960s, demolishing 80 acres of homes and businesses in the South Inlet that displaced 5,000 people. Unfortunately, no developers came in, leaving the area a no man 's land 50 years later. Urban renewal was done in parts of Camden and in other distressed cities in South Jersey, but on a smaller scale. I 'm not aware of any other towns in the area like Clementon that completely leveled their downtowns. One town I would compare Clementon with is Collingswood, whose downtown on Haddon Avenue was falling apart in the 1970s. But it was left intact, allowing it to come back 25 years later. So what happened? Were they tired of looking at those 50-year-old buildings and wanted to modernize? Was the town broke and needed a quick revenue fix , thinking strip malls would attract tax ratables? Did the people running the town know what they were doing? After 30 years of urban renewal assault on cities throughout the country that displaced millions of people and businesses, by the 1970s city planners and government bureaucrats learned that clearing out blocks of downtown neighborhoods and replacing them with housing towers and strip malls was not a good idea. In the last 25 years they have gone back to 'mixed use ' street level stores and workplaces with people living on top, like you would see if you…

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  • Zebulon Pike: Why Was He Important To Colorado?

    in Lamington, New Jersey. He had eight siblings and sadly, four of them died of tuberculosis. Pike had little education but he liked to read and write for fun. As a young boy, he was exposed to the military life because his father was a military officer who served under General Washington. Pike was very close with his father and learned a lot of military skills and tactics at a young age. At the age of fifteen, Pike joined the military and followed in his father’s footsteps (Walsh, 2-3). After…

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  • Leeif Leif Erikson's Journey To America

    Greenland and he’s a famous explorer. He is the first European to land on the Americas. He led a crew of 35 men on a journey to America at around the year 1000. Historically important due to the fact that it was he who got to the Americas first, he discovered it. Bartolomeu Dias Bartolomeu Dias, a portuguese explorer who sailed around the southernmost tip of Africa in 1488 opening the way for a sea route from Europe to Asia which increased trade with India and other parts of Asia.. first…

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  • Benjamin Franklin: An Influential Founding Father Of America

    the government, but before he became a good diplomat, Franklin was a writer, printer, postmaster, and inventor. In his days that he was alive, Franklin became one of the most popular figures in the new world. His kite test or experiment with a key as well as his assistant, which proved that there is electricity is with in lightning, earned him an invitation to meet a king which was from France. Ben Franklin, accomplishments included ownership of his own newspaper from 1728 to the year 1800,The…

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  • Lone Wolf

    In recent years there has been a new threat developing within the United States. Before, it was mainly assessing threats from external forces. The new threat to be seen is that of lone wolves, and homegrown terrorists. The technical definition of a homegrown terrorist is, “violence that is perpetrated against people or property by their own citizens or permanent residents of a state under jurisdiction of that state in order to promote political, religious, or ideological objectives” (Buetel).…

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  • Tata Airlines Case Study

    two Boeing 747-300Ms in varied passenger-cargo configuration. In 1993, Air India seized transport of the flagship of its armada after the early Boeing 747-400 shouted Konark (registered VT-ESM) made past by working the early non-stop flight amid New York Metropolis and Delhi. In 1994 the airline was registered as Air India Ltd. In 1996, the airline inaugurated ability to its subsequent US gateway at O'Hare Global Airport in Chicago. In 1999, the airline opened its dedicated Terminal 2-C at the…

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  • Prejudice And Discrimination Of Mexican Americans

    A few degrading words that people use when referring to Mexicans are; Wetback, Spic, and Beaner, whether American or not. They also have many stereotypes against them such as lazy, machismos, drunks and many more. One of the main reasons they are discriminated against is because of their illegal immigration into the United States. Mexicans were left no choice but to cross illegally to seek a better life, because of the cost and many obstacles it made it difficult to become a citizen. Often…

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  • Geothermal Energy Cons

    Many people say that Renewable, and Alternative energies are going to be the only viable options for energy in the future. Others believe that these new types of fuels will only harm the planet more. This research paper will cover topics such as: what are the different types of Alternative/Renewable energy? What are the pros and cons of the different types of Alternative energy? Is it a long term solution? Geothermal, Hydroelectricity, Solar power, and Wind power are some of the more common…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Gambling

    7. Gambling is poor stewardship of God’s money. The scriptures teach that all Christians are stewards of God’s possessions. All that we have has actually been entrusted to us by God who will one day soon call us to account for our stewardship. This principle is clearly seen in Jesus’ words in Luke 16:2: “give an account of thy stewardship…” It is seen further in the parable of the talents (Matthew 25:14-30) where it is clearly demonstrated that future rewards will largely depend on our present…

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  • Ethical And Social Issues In Information Systems Case Study

    or less calm pond on a summer day, a delicate ecosystem in partial equilibrium with individuals and with social and political institutions. Individuals know how to act in this pond because social institutions (family, education, organizations) have developed well-honed rules of behavior, and these are supported by laws developed in the political sector that prescribe behavior and promise sanctions for violations. Now toss a rock into the center of the pond. But imagine instead of a rock…

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