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  • Area Of Anacostia
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    "A Perspective Community: The Anacostia Area " In 1890, the opening of the Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge spanned the Anacostia River to connect the community of Anacostia with the rest of D.C. Since that time, a lot of things in this marriage have changed. Anacostia, then a working- and middle- class area for whites and blacks, is today an almost entirely black community whose struggles with unemployment, welfare and crime. These characteristics are well-documented in the local press; the community...
  • Towson University Area
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    Currently in the Towson University area there are no major transportation plans being planned. The York Road cityscape project is just wrapping up but his project does not help the flow of traffic. Its design was to revitalize that particular corridor just south of the University by increasing lighting, security and the overall appeal of the area. The present improvements to widen the beltway have no affiliation with Towson University. There is a current project which is in the planning stages t...
  • Major Importance To The Muncie Area
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    An Urban Planning Study The region of study we have chosen, Tillotson, south from University to Jackson, east on Jackson to McKinley, is of major importance to the Muncie area. This locale is home to the communities medical care facilities, as well as commercial and residential properties. The Ball Memorial Hospital is an employer to over 2500 people in the area. In addition, numerous facilities within the medical campus provide supplemental care facilities to the community of Muncie and its sur...
  • Artificial Fires In The Lot And Gangs
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    My family and I live in a private zone in Visalia which has neat streets and attractive sidewalks decorating our neighborhood. In addition, we count with a secure playground area for our kids funny. It is surrounded by a high fence and has a soft carpet under the playground to protect our kids against fall downs. Many of our residents declare that is a pleasure to take a walk around our area. Laura, a woman who lives in front our home said: "It is a delight to walk to school every morning becaus...
  • Flood Prone Communities
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    Throughout earth, the life of an average person can change because of one day's events. Communities that had been established over numerous decades, can become a pile of rubble in a matter of hours and even minutes. The effect of a natural disaster can change a community forever. A natural disaster is anything that causes harm or damage from nature. Natural disasters can strike any part of the world, sometimes predicted others not ("FEMA"). The disasters that cause the most damage are: floods, h...
  • Health And Persuasive Communication
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    I have discovered some very interesting facts about the four areas of communication: interpersonal, lifespan, health, and persuasive communication. I found these facts while searching on the internet using many different search engines. I will share these facts that caught my attention with you and let you know where you can learn more about these areas of communication. Interpersonal communication is when we engage in communication with another person, to gain information about them. This type ...
  • Police In The Jane And Finch Community
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    Many individuals would define leisure as time free from paid work, domestic responsibilities, and just about anything that one would not do as part of their daily routine. Time for leisure and time for work are both two separate spheres. The activities which people choose to do on their spare time benefit their own personal interests as well as their satisfactions. While some people may enjoy one activity, others pay not. Leisure is all about personal interests and what people constitute having ...
  • Suburbanization Process In The City Of Detroit
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    suburbanization in america By: Benjamin Limmer Limmer (1) Housing is an outward expression of the inner human nature; no society can be understood apart from the residences of its members. @ That is a quote from the suburban historian Kenneth T. Jackson, from his magnificent piece on suburbanization Crabgrass Frontier. Suburbanization has been probably the most significant factor of change in U.S. cities over the last 50 years, and began 150 years ago. It represents Aa reliance upon the private ...
  • Prison Like Ghetto Environments
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    Rob Hill Professor Terry ThuemlingWP 121 G 5 November 2004 Behind the Walls of the Ghetto Commenting on the famed Los Angeles ghetto in which he grew up, gangster rapper Ice Cube asserts, "If you ain't never been to the ghetto, don't ever come to the ghetto" (Cube, Ghetto Vet). But why are American ghettos filled with so much violence, drugs, and inopportunity? In John Singleton's powerful drama Boyz N the Hood the harsh reality of youths growing up in South Central Los Angeles, a place where dr...
  • Better Many Of The Deadly Diseases
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    Shannon Gilbert Gen Ed - World Civilizations Agricultural Revolution If you were to look back at ancient history and see some of the problems they encountered within their communities, and then jump forward into today, you would see that many of the same struggles they went through are much the same as today. Overpopulation, lack of natural resources, disease, and the struggle for power are some of the things that not even today we have been able to solve. Overpopulation in hunter-gatherer tribe...
  • Very Successful Farming Operation
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    The Amish of Lancaster Pennsylvania (and Indiana) relied on the availability of good farmland for their success. At the time of their settling land was readily available and in large tracts. Even though much of the land needed to be cleared of trees and rocks the Amish were accustomed to hard physical labor so this was not a problem. They were able to establish a very successful farming operation, both grain and livestock. Their lifestyle was very restrictive so their proximity to larger populat...
  • Mrs Fullerton And Her Neighbors
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    The Shining Houses The theme of the short story "The Shining Houses" by Alice Munro is that when a person is faced with making a challenging decision in a complicated and conforming situation, the choice made helps reveal his or her individuality. The general conflict in this story is Mary's dilemma. She listens to both conflicting perspectives within her community, Mrs. Fullerton and her neighbors. The neighbors represent the present and the future of the community. They want a more modern, adv...
  • Cape York Region
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    CLIMATE AND WEATHER OF THE CAPE YORK PENINSULA The Cape York Peninsula has a tropical climate. The Cape York Peninsula is situated in North Queensland Australia, which has two very distinct climates, the wet and the dry. The wet season is from October to March (summer). During this period it is extremely hot and humid. The humidity levels vary from 60% - 80%. The average temperatures range from a maximum of 36 degrees (inland) and 33 degree (coastal) to a minimum of 25 degrees. This is also the ...

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