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  • Pros And Cons Of Living In Bridgeport

    In 1836, Bridgeport was born with the construction of the Illinois and Michigan Canal. This alone “guaranteed Bridgeport's position as an industrial center,” as it encouraged the creation of lumberyards, manufacturing plants, and packing houses (Bridgeport, Encyclopedia of Chicago, 1). Due to the steady access to employment during this time, many immigrants began to settle and search for work in the neighborhood. This translated into a growing foreign ‘white’ population, as it “stood as a bastion of white ethnic communities” (1). Page 7 This population included mostly those of Irish, German, Norwegian, and Polish descent. Though those living in this area had primarily resigned to working within local industry, many individuals, or mostly the Irish, began to see an opportunity for upward mobility through work in municipal government (1). This turned Bridgeport into a political hub, producing many individuals that “dominated city government” and most notoriously gave birth to Mayor Richard J. Daley, “[who] controlled one of the most powerful machines in urban America [from 1955] until his death in 1976 (1). However, it was not until the 1960’s that Bridgeport experienced a small influx, or .02 percent of the population, of Black families moving into the neighborhood (1), as by this time “the Supreme Court of the United States declared restrictive covenants unenforceable in the courts…[and] change in Chicago race relations ha[d] been hastened by the national trend toward…

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  • The Definition Of Justice In Plato's Republic

    Republic by Plato are clearly parallel to one another. There are three classes in the state and three parts of the mind in the ruler. The three classes of the state are the rulers, the soldiers, and the craftsmen. The three parts of the mind are the rational or reason part, the irrational appetitive part, and the spirited part. The rational corresponds to the rulers, the appetitive corresponds to the craftsmen, and the spirited corresponds to the soldiers. Socrates then…

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  • How Does Flannery O Connor Use Language In Wise Blood

    light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring tears from the hardest hearts.” This quote, said by Patrick Rothfuss, explains why the words and language in Wise Blood are so important. In this novel by Flannery O’Connor, a man finds himself caught in a war of faith, destiny, and false prophets. It is set in the imaginary southern town of Taulkinham, Tennessee in the 1950s. The book accurately represents the way southerners lived at the time and how their environments affected their speech.…

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  • Enterprise Risk Management Planning

    Types of external considerations within Rutherford County are related to natural disasters, political disasters and macroeconomic shifts, including inflation, rate of growth, and unemployment. As a measure to offset natural disasters, we have relationships with other counties across the state coordinate efforts with our Emergency Management team. Indeed, the county 's mitigation planning efforts consist of local, state, and federal assistance. Unfortunately, there are few measures to plan for…

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  • Pivot Table Report Observations

    Pivot Table / Chart Report Exercise There are four observations in the pivot table, and the one part of pivot table report is about the annual adult care facility, total number of census, SMI and SSI. The other part is about New York State Population, total population and total number of race and ethnicity distribution. The results that I received are come from the data Adult Care Facility Annual Survey and New York State Population. I use the pivot table or chart to get the observations. At the…

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  • Count/Verification Assistant: A Case Study

    Jill started a new job as a count/verification assistant for the Johnson County Board of Elections. After completing her degree, she believed she would have the greatest chance of making a difference in her community and society as a whole. She had completed the counties required training and briefings, read and agree to the terms of the Statement of Secrecy, and she would have no problem with acting impartially at all times and respect confidentiality of material handled. Mark the senior…

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  • Romeo And Juliet And West Side Story Comparison

    modern world. American director Robert Wise retells Romeo and Juliet with his film production, West Side Story. Wise creates an adaptation to the film that better fits the modern world by showcasing the sociological issues of racism and feminism. American film directors had to adapt the details of older works because the demographics of our country continue to adapt as decades pass by. Robert Zeffirelli set the film Romeo and Juliet (1968) in the 1500s and under the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.…

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  • The Magi Character Analysis

    Scales(The Unexpected Guest) all illustrate the common themes of valuing people over possessions and selflessness throughout their literary works. Furthermore, they use literary devices such as allusion and irony to communicate these life lessons. The theme of selflessness is shown through the use of allusion in the short story The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry. On page 5 it states, “The magi, as you know, were wise men--wonderfully wise men--who brought gifts to the Babe in the manger... Being…

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  • The Importance Of Home In Hazel Motes 'Wise Blood'

    “Home is where the heart is” is the old famous quote that many people have said. But in some cases this is farthest from the truth. Tate’s statement suggests that “home” is a place, or even a state of mind. In the novel Wise Blood, the character Hazel Motes is far from home. A returning war veteran, Motes comes home to find his house in Tennessee abandoned and his family gone. Confused, Motes boards a train to Taulkinham and from there his journey begins, becoming farther and farther away from…

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  • Becoming Members Of Society Analysis

    He was never raised to see the differences the people around him, but as he grew older he began to see many of the injustices against his friends because they were different. Wise made a film titled “White Like Me” and says that “The answer is to be color conscious, not color blind.” This statement does not exclusively apply to racial issues. It can be interpreted for any situation, because we will never come in contact with someone exactly like ourselves. We need to be aware of the differences…

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