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  • Whitechapel Persuasive Essay

    Whitechapel has historically been the heart of the local community – a key hamlet of the East End which has catered for the changing migrant population for generations. A symbol of the East End’s multi-layered history is the Brick Lane Mosque, which has previously served as a church and a synagogue. Within Whitechapel, many of the historic buildings still form part of the rich urban character, including the heritage churches and synagogues, and the historic shop fronts and hospital on the Whitechapel Road. These have been joined by new landmark buildings, including the East London Mosque, Idea Store and Royal London Hospital. This area has also been a historic centre of philanthropic and community organisations, which have served the changing communities of Whitechapel. The main high street and…

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  • The Whitechapel Police

    I. The Police The Whitechapel (H) Division of Scotland Yard played a key role in creating an image of Jack the Ripper and in aggravating tensions between the stories told by the press and the public of Whitechapel. Before the Ripper killings, Whitechapel was a filthy slum full of prostitutes, violent gangs, corruption, and crime. In these “bad old days,” the police were already dealing with many crimes and gang violence. The Metropolitan Police had become more organized to reduce gang activity…

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  • Jack The Ripper Assignment

    Jack The Ripper Assignment Suspect - Montague John Druitt. By Luke Ryan "Jack the Ripper" is the popular name given to a serial killer who killed 5 prostitutes in the East End of London, in the district of Whitechapel, in 1888. The 5 prostitutes were Mary Ann Nichols, Annie Chapman, Elizabeth Stride, Catherine Eddowes and Mary Jane Kelly. The name “Jack the Ripper” originates from a letter written by someone who claimed to be the killer published at the time of the murders. He was also…

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  • Creative Writing: Whitechapel Murders

    Ripper Her fingers shook as she twisted the key in the lock. It was dark out already, although it was only seven thirty. Wrapping her shawl more tightly around her shoulders, Alice began to walk. Nobody could describe her as a delicate, excitable debutante, like the women for whom she worked­ not prone to fainting or having the vapors­ but even still, Alice felt a distinct sense of unease. In broad daylight, at the best of times, people would go on about the dangers lying within the streets of…

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  • Francis Tumblety: The Murder Of Jack The Ripper

    During the year of 1888, Whitechapel London had a series of grisly murders that were committed by a serial killer that would later be labeled as Jack the Ripper. The murders took place from August 31st, 1888 - November 9th, 1888. In total 5 prostitutes were murdered in the area of Whitechapel, to this day, no one knows who committed these horrific murders. Which brings a lot of speculation on who Jack the Ripper was, many theorized that the killers were suspects Francis Tumblety, George Chapman,…

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  • Jack The Ripper Theory

    Jack The Ripper Name: Course: Institution: Tutor: Date: Introduction: the identity of Jack the Ripper The Whitechapel area of London was a crime scene between 6th August and 9th November 1888. Five women who were prostitutes were secretly murdered and one of them mutilated. Mary AnnNicholes was murdered on 31st August, Annie Chapman, on 8th September, Elizabeth Stride and Catherine Eddowes on 30th September and Mary Jane Kelly on 9th November 1888 (Harrison, 2010). Being…

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  • Summary Of Charles Dickens Whitechapel History, East London

    Fagin represents a time in London that was corrupt, disorganized, and old. Dickens emphasizes the old London in Fagin by connecting him to the streets, he states, “The mud lay thick upon the stones, and a black mist hung over the streets; the rain fell sluggishly down, and everything felt cold and clammy to the touch. It seemed just the night when it befitted such a being as the Jew to be abroad. As he glided steadily along, creeping beneath the shelter of the walls and doorways, the hideous old…

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  • Direct Method Of Depreciation Analysis

    value is a reference to scrap value that is estimated at the end of the useful life of an asset (Accounting-simplified.com, 2015). There is no need to charge the portion of cost that equals the residual value. This is because the residual value. Finally, in regards to the above equation, rate of depreciation is defined in accordance with the estimated pattern an asset’s use has over its life time. With the reducing balance method of depreciation, for the last year of the assets useful life,…

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  • Reasons For The Murders Of Jack The Ripper

    In 1888, the infamous serial killer, Jack the Ripper, terrorized Whitechapel, a town in East London, for eleven months with a series of five, possibly eleven, murders. There were six other horrendous murders that came before the official five victims of Jack. There were many suspects during the Ripper investigation, but the police believed that either Joseph Barnet or Robert D’Onston was responsible. Jack was never identified or arrested because a year later, the murders stopped suddenly. The…

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  • Montague John Druitt Case Study

    sent to the police by Jack the Ripper, who was a mysterious serial killer in the streets of Whitechapel, London. They gruesomely described the rapes and murders of some of the women, as well as talked about future killings he had planned. Disregarding the fact that the letters predicted the next murder, there was some question as to whether these were…

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