• The Population Growth Rate In India
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    The Population Growth Rate in India For many years concern has been voiced over the seemingly unchecked rate of population growth in India, but the most recent indications are that some success is being achieved in slowing the rate of population growth. The progress which has been achieved to date is still only of a modest nature and should not serve as premature cause for complacency. Moreover, a slowing of the rate of population growth is not incompatible with a dangerous population increase i...
  • Irish Immigrants In Boston
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    ... il dren in the Irish district [North End]," wrote Bostonian Lemuel Shattuck, "seemed literally born to die." Diseases thrived in places that had poor drainage, ventilation and were crowded, perfectly describing the Irish districts. During the cholera epidemic of Boston in 1849-50 a health committee was sent in to investigate. The committee reported that the disease had badly affected the majority of the Irish community of Boston: The average age of Irish life in Boston does not exceed fourte...
  • Irish Immigrants In Boston
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    The life of Irish immigrants in Boston was one of poverty and discrimination. The religiously centered culture of the Irish has along with their importance on family has allowed the Irish to prosper and persevere through times of injustice. Boston's Irish immigrant population amounted to a tenth of its population. Many after arriving could not find suitable jobs and ended up living where earlier generations had resided. This attributed to the "invisibility" of the Irish. Much of the very early m...
  • Birth Order And Its Effects On Personality
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    Birth order Have you ever wondered why you and your siblings never get along, or why you are so different? I wondered the same thing until I read an article about birth orders effects on personality. This had to be why she had never spent an hour away from my parents and I haven't willingly been within thirty feet of them since I was six, Why I love to read well above my grade level and my sister, a sixth grader, reads mainly Captain Underpants books when not glued to the T. V. and why we are a ...
  • World Hunger Food People Land
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    Can't find it here? Try Research Assistance world hunger By: Anonymous World Hunger Every day an estimated 24, 000 people die from hunger or hunger related causes. Three-fourths of these deaths are children under the age of five. One may wonder how this can be living in a country were it seems so much food is wasted everyday. Food restaurants and grocery stores throw away food every night before closing. Many Americans waste food every day within their own homes. With so much "left over" food in...