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  • Compare And Contrast Chicago And Paris Essay

    The two cities both have beautiful buildings and artwork. The cities have uniquely designed buildings like the vintage Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris and the towering skyscrapers in Chicago. They pay attention to details, from wood carvings on the cathedral in Paris, to the steel framework on the towers in Chicago. Paris and Chicago also offer art museums that have famous works of art ranging from Vincent Van Gogh to Leonardo Da Vinci. As a young artist, it would be a great experience to learn and observe art from these galleries. I could sketch and take notes about various pieces of artwork. Both cities would offer learning experiences that could further expand my knowledge of art. The Eiffel Tower and the Willis Tower are both iconic places that most people want to visit sometime in their life. These attractions offer amazing views that are breathtaking. Paris and Chicago also offer appetizing places to eat. Both cities are known for their fine dining experiences and sweet treats. I could enjoy chocolate croissants in Paris or a selection of American candies in Chicago. Although the two cities may have the same attention to detail and influence of art, Paris and Chicago are also different in several…

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  • The Physics Of Skyscrapers

    1932 it takes two years to complete. It is now known as 70 Pine Street after renamed. Today it is the 89th tallest between world’s skyscrapers and stands at 290 m in height with 67 floors. In 1933 the GE Building was completed with 70 floors and 260 m tall .It is the 164th tallest building in the world also it is the centerpiece of Rockefeller Center. In 1961 the One Chase Manhattan Plaza was completed after six years .It is a banking skyscraper with 60 floors and 248 m tall also today it is…

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  • Burj Khalifa Case Study Model

    Introduction The Burj Dubai Tower is the world’s tallest structure, having a final height of more than 838 metres, exceeding the 160 stories. According to its structural system and its dimensions and features, the structure holds various worldwide records. Is the tallest free-standing structure in the world with the highest number of stories, which most of them are occupied, disposing the longest travel distance lift with its respective tallest services in the world. Also, it is the structure…

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  • Personal Narrative-My Most Epecial Place In Chicago

    There is a lot of moments in many places in the world; however, there are some places having especial moment you won’t forget for ever. Willis tower is an unusual place in Chicago. Willis tower, which is a point of pleasure for many people in the USA. I had a fantastic experience; I wish if I could to regained that’s moment to enjoy it again and again. I don’t think so, I will forgetting a tiny detail of all that day. I had a mix of emotions wondered, exciting, and something happed inside my…

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  • Where Are You Going Where Have You Been Stereotypes

    Connie, the main character of “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? ”, is a personification of both the stereotypical and actual depiction of rebellion. Many individuals feel that rebellion is an involuntary phase of the teenage years. She has a tendency to disobey the spoken and unspoken, yet implied, wishes of her parents. She reduces the likelihood of being caught in her mutinous acts by assuming a double life. Her clothes, attitudes, and actions all differ depending on where she is and…

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  • Henry Viii Personality

    Confident, fearless and handsome, King Henry VIII had the making of a perfect Disney prince. When the young Tudor was seventeen years old, Saint Thomas More spoke highly of him as he ascended the English throne in 1509 (Graves, 2003, p.1). In his youth, Henry was already well versed in many languages, including French and Latin, and educated in mathematics, medicine, theology and other scholastic domains. His figure was also impressive with a frame of six feet, two inches and an avid sportsman…

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  • Reflection Paper About 9/11

    I don’t remember 9-11. Yet, I am part of the generation that was old enough to remember the events when they occurred. I was just shy of five years old by a couple months when the World Trade Towers were hit in a tragic terrorist act and claimed thousands of victims. It was a pivotal point in American history, a pivotal point in world history. The question of the year for every American patriot was “where were you when the towers fell?” My answer? I was probably taking a nap. However, my lack of…

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  • How Is Artistry Justified

    marines running into apparent danger while others are heard panicking. This commercials artistry is justified because it is calling for the unification of the American people to aid in the protection of the United States. Equivalently, another example of when artistry brought people together is during the Martin Luther King Jr. speech. The speech is extremely notorious in the fight for equality. This speech was held at a peaceful demonstration at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. in 1963.…

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  • Typology In The Old Testament Analysis

    2It came about as they journeyed east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar and settled there. 3They said to one another, “Come, let us make bricks and burn them thoroughly.” And they used brick for stone, and they used tar for mortar. 4They said, “Come, let us build for ourselves a city, and a tower whose top will reach into heaven, and let us make for ourselves a name, otherwise we will be scattered abroad over the face of the whole earth.” 5The LORD came down to see the city and the…

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  • Thomas More's Influence On Education

    annulment in an English church court by Cranmer. More was then summoned to Lambeth Palace to swear an oath of allegiance to the New Act of Succession, which proclaimed Anne as rightful Queen, and the issue of the second marriage as rightful heirs. In conscience, More could not subscribe to the preamble to the Act, which implied royal headship of the Church in England. As a result, he was sent away to think things over, then was called back for further questioning. Refusing the oath yet again, he…

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