• How Poetry Is Condensed Prose Carl Sandburg's Chicago
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    Poetry is the time old form of expression that allows one to explicate him or herself using very little words. A single poetic line can provoke a variety of emotions and send the reader to another place. Many scholars and English professors will tell you poetry consists of rhyme and meter, form and rhythm. They would be accurate in doing so. However, poetry can also be described as condensed prose that has the ability to induce a plethora of images, emotions, and thoughts into one's mind, as do...
  • Meat Packing Chicago Plants Great
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    Draft 1- Letter to the Editor paper U. S. History 4 th hour Nov. 101665 65 th Street Chicago, Illinois 49408 Chicago Tribune 1864 Rutherford Street Chicago, Illinois November 10, 1900 To Whom It May Concern I am a concerned resident of the great city of Chicago who would like to express a few ideas on the following subject. For many years, the meat packing industry of this town has provided many jobs and generated great amounts of commerce. However, the meat packing plants are the epicenter of ...
  • Techniques Of Carl Sandburg In Chicago Poems
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    Carl Sandburg, one of America's most beloved poets, was born in 1878 in Galesburg, Illinois. Born poor to Swedish immigrants, Sandburg grew up to live the American dream. In 1951, Sandburg won the Pulitzer Prize for his book Complete Poems, which is a collection of six volumes of poetry including a New Section of seventy-four poems not previously included. He moved to Chicago in 1913 and began to write a series of poems about the Chicago life style. His first poem to gain recognition was "Chicag...
  • Upton Sinclair's Book The Jungle
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    Upton Sinclair, he wrote a book called "The Jungle." The book was about the meat packing industry's in Chicago. What would the city of Chicago's meat industry be like without Upton Sinclair The book described what the meat industry's were putting in the meat that the people of Chicago ate back in the early 1900's. Upton Sinclair was a muckraker in the 1900's, this period of time (the 1900's). Upton Sinclair and The Jungle made a positive impact on the city of Chicago. Sinclair lobbied for meat p...
  • Milton Friedman University Chicago Policies
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    Milton Friedman. Milton Friedman (born July 31, 1912) won The Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel in 1976. His book Free to Choose, written with his wife Rose, became a ten-part television series on PBS in early 1980. His son David Friedman has carried on his tradition of explaining the principles of the free market. Born in New York, he obtained a Bachelor's degree from Rutgers University, his Master's degree from the University of Chicago, and his PhD from Colum...
  • Chicago Fantasy World
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    Chicago When I first watched Chicago at the movie theater, I was not fully satisfied. I wanted more, so I went back to get some and watched it six more times with different friends and family members! Last summer during a visit to my native Mexico City, I had the opportunity to watch drag queens perform several numbers from the movie-musical. They did an amazing job, without surpassing the outstanding performances of the actors in the film. Last year, I visited NYC for the first time and indulge...
  • Carl Sandburg City Chicago Poem
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    Chicago Chicago is as poem that captures how the cities of America are in that time period. He addresses the city as 'you', as if it were a living person and all of the people that make things happen in the city are the organs of that person. The poem has a positive outlook on the city of Chicago. It details the flaws and shortcomings of the city. He talks of painted women on the streets luring the farm boys, which would be women with make-up applied heavily working the streets. He says that the...
  • Abbie Hoffman A Present Day Monologue
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    My name is Abbie Hoffman. Steal this speech while square dancing in the Ice ages, it's soon to be a major motion picture... Yippie! Do you know what that means? That means that there's a revolution on, that we can change an H to a Y. , that we can bring more than 10, 000 people to Lincoln Park in Chicago on a myth, a rumor, a story. Yippie! It means the home of the FREE and the land of the BRAVE. Chicago was a place for the brave to fight for their freedom. When we came to chicago, we thought, ...
  • Chicago City People World
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    Chicago has been the fastest growing city of the world. "The city of the Century" is the name given to this historic city. It is a great city of the greatest people who devoted almost their whole life to this city. Jane Addams, Florence Kelley, Clarence Darrow, Mary McDowell, Thorstein Veblen, Albert Parsons, Ida B. Wells, George Pullman, Louis Sullivan and Danker Adler are few of the people among them. No large city even Peter the Great's St. Petersburg had ever grown as fast as Chicago. Right...
  • Cael Sanderson Iowa Chicago Wrestling
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    The skylight running the length of the Design Center casts ever-changing patterns on the walls and floods the open court below with light. Photo, ISU Alumni Association. Cael Sanderson To Sing For Chicago Cub Fans Sunday At Wrigley Field Wrestling champion to lead crowd in 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game.' Sanderson will sing during the seventh-inning stretch of Sunday's game. Wrestling Home HEADLINES Cael Sanderson To Sing For Chicago Cub Fans Sunday At Wrigley Field Cael Sanderson Wins Third Dan...
  • Ida B Wells African American
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    Ida B. Well sIda B. Wells (1862-1931) was a newspaper editor and journalist who went on to lead the American anti-lynching crusade. Working closely with both African-American community leaders and American suffragists, Wells worked to raise gender issues within the 'Race Question' and race issues within the 'Woman Question.' Wells was born the daughter of slaves in Holly Springs, Mississippi, on July 16, 1862. During Reconstruction, she was educated at a Missouri Freedman's School, Rust Univers...
  • University Of Chicago School Football Campus
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    How does the University of Chicago, as you know, satisfy your desire for a particular kind of learning, community, and future? Your response should address with some particularity your own wishes and how they relate to Chicago. The community and surroundings of the University of Chicago immediately intrigued me during my visit in (state the month). Having traveled and lived all over the world, I was surprised to find my ideal school so close to where I now call home (Peoria, IL). I had not expec...
  • Chicago Hope Show Drama Kelly
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    Chicago Hope, David E. Kelly's infamous doctor-drama, premiered on September 18, 1994. Six years later, the show was canceled after its final season's finale, which aired on May 4, 2000. Even though "Hope" couldn't beat its direct competitor ER in the ratings race, the show still had a lot of good things going for it. Chicago Hope was nominated for a myriad of highly prestigious awards during its run. Many of these awards were lost to ER and other dramas but leading-lady Christina Lahti did rece...
  • Risky Business Chicago Joel High
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    Risky Business In the 1983 smash hit Risky Business, director Paul Brickman takes his audience on a wild ride through Chicago. The film spans across the Chicago land area, and beyond. From a small high school, to a world famous hotel, it really shows what Chicago is made of. But it also holds a dark side to itself, when the dangerous and socially perverse world of prostitution comes into play. Joel Goodman, played by Tom Cruise, is an average high school senior. He has regrets and doubts when i...
  • Segregation And Housing In Chicago
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    Chicago was the best place to live and visit for anyone. Many people traveled from far places to visit and live in Chicago. Long after the World War II many things started reshaping America. One of the most significant was the racial change all over America but specifically in Chicago. Many southern blacks started to move into Chicago. Chicago started to become mostly dominated by blacks and other minorities while whites started to move into the suburbs of Chicago. Beginning in the 1930 s, with...
  • Cows On Parade Public Art
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    Cows in the City. Chicago - the Windy City... Famous for its skyscrapers and the Magnificent Mile, this summer Chicago was embellished by a new landmark, or landmarks to be more exact. Nearly 300 cows have found a temporary home in the streets of downtown and its buildings. This extensive public art project, organized by the Chicago Public Art Program, commemorates the city's industrial history, while bringing a sense of community and beauty to Chicago's citizens and tourists. In this "parade", ...
  • Sexy Jazz Served Chicago Style
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    Bob Fosse's sexy cynicism still shines in Chicago, a faithful movie adaptation of the choreographer-director's 1975 Broadway musical. Of course the story, all about merry murderesses and tabloid fame, is set in the Roaring '20 s. Ren " ee Zellweger and Catherine Zeta-Jones are beautifully matched as Jazz Age vixens, and Richard Gere gleefully sheds his customary cool to belt out a showstopper. Whatever qualms musical purists may have about director Rob Marshall's style, the film's sheer exuberan...
  • History Of Chicago Abraham Lincoln
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    The word "Chicago" has not always been the word it is today. There are two main theories as to where the name came from; one, from a Native American Ojibwa folk tale, "Chicago" would mean "Place of the Skunk"; and two, some historians believe it was derived from "Checagou", meaning strong, great, or powerful. Jacques Marquette, who was a French missionary, and Louis Jolliet, a Canadian explorer and mapmaker, discovered Chicago in 1673. They were the first people be on the land where the city of ...
  • Mexican Migration In Chicago
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    The purpose of my paper is to describe the migration of the Mexican people to Chicago, with respect to Mexican immigration, their daily lives, and their contribution to the city of Chicago, and the United States. During the 1910's through the 1990's, many Mexicans have migrated from their native land in search of a better life in America because of a growing poverty in Mexico. Many of them have moved north to Chicago where they could easily find cheap labor jobs in factories and railroads. Over ...
  • Railroads In Chicago James
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    James Little Explore Mid-Term # 4 There is one reason Chicago is as big as it is today and that is the fact that it is the largest rail city in the world. The railroad made Chicago what it is today, and although the canal was very important in the history of Chicago the railroads importance out weighs it by far. The canal was important because it was the vision of the first settlers of Chicago to have an all water trade route that would go through Chicago. What those first explorers saw was a wa...