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  • Secluded Suburban Areas
    560 words
    Suburban Living vs. Urban Living In the early nineteenth century, during the Industrial Revolution, Americans gradually began selling their farms and trading the common suburban life with the adventurous fast-pace urban life. Today the majority of the American population chooses to dwell in cities, towns or suburbs; however, there are still many families living the country lifestyle. What influences an individual to select one way of living over another The area in which one's home is located ha...
  • Hindus In An Area
    624 words
    It could be said that Hinduism has many gods but only one supreme God, Brahman. Brahman is visualized as a triad, he is three gods that make up one being. He is Brahma, the Creator, who continually creates new realities; He is Vishnu, the Preserver, who is to protect the creations of Brahma; and he is Shiva, the Destroyer, who is the more chaotic force that though sometimes is compassionate, often brings death and destruction. There are two main sects of Hinduism, Vaishnavaism and Shivaism. In V...
  • Jaguars Prey On Animals
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    The jaguar's robust power has given it the reputation of being immense. In reality, jaguars are smaller than legend or looks would have people believe. Of the Family Panthera onc a and a relative to tigers, lions, and panthers, the Jaguar is 6 to 7 feet long (though the Jaguars from the Amazon region can be up 9 ft long and can weigh up to 300 lb. s), 18-30 inches of which are tail length. The male Jaguars can stand up to 30 in. tall at the shoulder and weigh from 120 to 250 lb. 's., while the f...
  • Areas Of The City
    587 words
    'Where do you live?' If you have ever met anyone in St. Louis, this is probably one of the first questions asked. Whether you are from the city, county, north, south, east or west, most people in St. Louis are convinced that they can identify you by what community you come from. The actual city of St. Louis is broken into three main parts; the North Side, South City and the Central West End. The three areas combined have approximately eighty established neighborhoods. If you decide to add the we...
  • Toxic Living In Urban Areas
    727 words
    The environment has become a main concern of people over the course of the twentieth century. Problems such as global warming, holes in the ozone layer due to pollution and lack of space to stow waste have caused people to become more aware of the environment around them. In Crisis in American Institutions, Skol nick and Currie address and elaborate upon these issues, taking them to a new level and linking them to the economy and racism. They explain which areas are falling prey to pollution, th...
  • More Detailed Representation Of The Celtic Culture
    793 words
    When most people think of the Celtic culture, they see images of the druids performing magic, old castles, and gorgeous, lush green, rolling hills. Well, these things are a part of the Celtic culture, but there is so much more depth to the Celts, most of which is unknown, but in this paper what is known, will be uncovered... The Celts were a dramatic and romantic society. The reason that so little is known about them is because they were a non-literate culture. The only things that were recorded...
  • Small Square Area
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    I Loved It, Without Knowing I Loved It Being raised as "Poor White Trash" in the swamps of Florida does little to help one appreciate his or her surroundings. That sort of person does not go hunting and fishing for sport, but for survival. Take that same Poor White Trash, put him in a military uniform, and send him to an extremely arid, desolate place. The perspective he has will change dramatically about where he was raised. He will then take notice of how the swamp is full of life. He will the...
  • Zealand's Population Live In Urban Areas
    702 words
    There are numerous factors that influence the location where people choose to live and the numbers in that specific area. In New Zealand, the relief of the land, weather climate throughout the year, employment availability, and urban centre locations are major aspects determining the distribution of people across the country. The relief of the land has a strong correlation to the concentration of people in an area. People tend to live in coastal lowlands where the land doesn't fluctuate as much ...
  • Plant Flowers
    392 words
    The Cereus eriophorus var. fragrans, more commonly known as Fragrant Prickly-Apple, is an endangered cactus as of November 1, 1985. John K. Small, of New York Botanical Garden, discovered this succulent cactus. It was found to have occurred in coastal hammocks from Merritt Island, Brevard County south to the St. Lucie River. This rare cactus has only been identified on the Atlantic Coastal Ridge, which borders the Indian River or on spoil islands in the Indian River. There are now only eleven sm...
  • Endless And The Interviews In Amazing Grace
    610 words
    Amazing Grace, by Jonathan Kozol, is about the author's interviews with, and thoughts about, some of the poorest people who live in the poorest sections of New York. The facts stated in Amazing Grace startled me with the prevalence and desperation of the poverty situation in areas like the South Bronx and Mott Haven. These are areas where there are hundreds of thousands of people living in broken, crowded, and rundown apartment buildings, "That,' says Kozol, "most people would not even kennel th...

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