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  • City Of Miami
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    The City of Miami is headed no-where regarding its future said Ronald Hofsteider, an environmental science professor at the University of Miami. Though Miami has come a long way in history, the future seems very bleak, he added. At a symposium held at the University of Miami to discuss the past, present, and future of Miami, four professors tried to answer the question, What will the city consist of during the year 2000 These professors included George Hernandez, a professor of architecture, who...
  • Promotion Of A City And Its Attractions
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    Tourism The French define tourism as the art to satisfy the most diverse aspirations which invite man to move out of his daily universe. The Websters dictionary defines tourism as the guiding or managing of tourists; the promotion or encouragement of touring: the accommodation of tourists. Both definitions are apt for tourism. The private sector of tourism includes lodging, food, transportation, recreation facilities, attractions, travel agents, and tour operators. These in turn are supported by...
  • Similarities Between Atlantis And Minoan Crete
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    THE MYSTERY OF ATLANTIS "In what way is the question about the existence of Atlantis best answered - as a continent in the Atlantic, a myth invented by Plato, or as the story of Minoan civilization" The probability that the lost city of Atlantis may have been Minoan Crete is the most persuasive explanation although it did not answer some remaining questions. Although Plato's literature may have consisted of some fact and some fiction, it presented many plausible details that relate Atlantis to M...
  • Sense Of The City
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    The Pole truth... Microcosm - Portrait of a Central European City Norman Davies and Roger Moorhouse Jonathan Cape 20, pp 585 The irrepressible Norman Davies returns with yet another weighty tome. This time he is aided by his former student Roger Moorhouse, who also assisted with Davies's The Isles: A History. Such is the ambition of Microcosm that Davies enlisted the research skills of a further 60 specialists, which may leave you wondering whether this compendious book is itself best read in te...
  • Gotham City
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    At the time that Gotham City was situated, the political condition of the country was undergoing major transition. There was great need for politicians to take up opportunities created by the masses as a leverage for their own cause. Gotham City with its infrastructure would have been an ideal situation for any political figure to take up and use it for his own advantage. Michael Curley, who has been a democratic candidate himself, was keen on individuality. He had been nominated for Boston's ma...
  • West Side Stadium
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    West Side Stadium There is a lot of controversy over the plans for a new West Side stadium. The mayor says the stadium is necessary to win the honor of being the Host City for the 2012 Olympics. The stadium will also be home of the Jets. His opinion is that the stadium would do nothing but good for the city despite criticism from people saying the money should be added to the education budget. I believe the stadium should be built. One thing that the stadium would do that I feel is important is ...
  • Walls Of The Forbidden City
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    Movie: The Last Emperor On 1908 in Peking The emperor I-Sin-Ger-Oh-Who- , son of prince Dredd, at the age of two, was crowned because emperor ist Dowager was die ing. He was chosen because Dowager was his grandmother. The only thing that was bad was that they took him from his mother and gave him this lady that they called his "Wet nurse", which mainly breast fed him and took care of him. Also he was not allowed to leave the empire. In the beginning after he was crowned emperor everybody waited ...
  • Birds Of The Land
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    THE CITY Suffocation... Under the strain of guilt and fear Conscience fights for her last breath. Wave after wave of violent thoughts Come crashing against the rocks of reason. Rocks that once proved to be a barrier and a fortress, Now being pounded by the force of argument and rationale. Now the castle of sanity which houses conscience Is being eroded by the weeds of condemnation. Weeds brought in by the waves; Waves from distant shores, From lands far off, and ages long past. Lands of tyranny ...
  • Popular Sports In Mexico City
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    MexicoCityMartin Sti eber SONY 344 T, Th 1: 30-2: 45 Like an enormous living museum, Mexico City provides an extraordinary showplace for the thousands of years of human cultural achievement that Mexico has attained. It ranks as one of the world's great capitals and is a must for anyone craving to understand Mexico's complex past, its fast-paced present, and its ever challenging future. The size and grandeur of the city are staggering. It is not only the oldest continuously inhabited city in the ...
  • City Of Corinth
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    CORINTH AND ITS ECONOMY Present and past cultures have many similarities. One similarity comes to mind that stands above them all. I m referring to the comparison of today's stock market to the exchange of goods within the ancient cities of Greece, in particular, the city of Corinth. One of the most economically important communities in ancient Greece was the city of Corinth. But what made Corinth, or Korinthos as known in those times, such a vital part of the country's commerce After searching ...
  • Lost City Of Zinj And The Diamonds
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    The novel The Congo by Michael Crichton is about an advanced technological company that sends an expedition into the Congo jungle in Zaire to search foran ancient city. The novel began in Houston, Texas where Earth Resources Technology Services, Inc. is located. E.R.T.S. had just discovered that team they had sent into the Congo had been destroyed. Karen Ross, who was one of the field supervisors at E.R.T.S., was chosen to lead a new expedition intothe Congo to discover what had happened to the ...
  • Vancouver
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    Vancouver (British Columbia), city in southwestern British Columbia, Canada, on Burrard Inlet (an arm of the Strait of Georgia), opposite Vancouver Island, near the state of Washington in the United States. It is a leading Pacific coast seaport and the main commercial, manufacturing, financial, tourist, and cultural center of the province. The Vancouver area is the third largest metropolitan area in Canada, after Toronto, Ontario, and Montreal, Quebec. Principal products include wood and metal i...
  • New York City
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    New York City is overpopulated, and the population needs to be cut in half. The first system proposed is called Operation Actually Thought About. Some of the most important fields of employment will receive a break in this plan. Teachers, doctors, lawyers, and politicians will only have their numbers cut by one-third. One-third may not seem like much of a break, but half of the population has to be cut. Citizens in the immediate families of these important employees will also be allowed to stay ...
  • Love With A City In Jazz By Toni Morrison
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    The City For all people in all societies the characteristics of the land are portrayed by the people and those places from which they live. The setting can act as an influence on people and can be just as strong as a parental figure, but this influence is not always positive. It can corrupt, blind and institutionalize all those in its reach. This form of influence is emphasized in the book Jazz, written by Toni Morrison, with the contrast between the city life and it's inhabitants. Before the Ha...
  • Cities And Urban Sensibilities In Ways
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    Early Motion Pictures and the Urban Experience Early motion pictures were a way of seeing cities and urban sensibilities in ways we have never seen before. As discussed in class, "unlocking" cities and urban landscapes before us in panoramas and conversely labyrinths. Walter Benjamin said that films were a way "man could represent his environment". The 19th century environment was civically not a wholesome or healthy one. It was in shambles and it took a book of rules to simply move through the ...
  • Belly City And Belofin City
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    Po haku Kappa Social Studies B-6 Mr. O'Day 091402 Hammer Headia The continent of Hammer Headia is located on the equator and the prime meridian. Hammer Headia is a small continent, with five main cities. Each city is located near a water source, but has a different source of food. The paragraphs that will follow demonstrate how each city is connected to geography. Head City is located along the coast, right next to the ocean and Split Head Canal. The ocean is a source of food like fish, and can ...
  • City's Contribution To New Zealand's Natural Environment
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    Ever since it was founded Waitakere City has been called 'The Gem' of Auckland City. It is a role model for other cities wanting to represent New Zealand's clean and green identity. Although most people don't realize, it is one of the world's most beautiful cities which is why I selected Waitakere City as an aspect of living in New Zealand. I have mainly focused on Waitakere City's contribution to New Zealand's natural environment. Waitakere city plays an important part in the conservation of Ne...
  • Positive Aspects Of City County Consolidation
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    #1) In a city-county consolidation, two adjoining jurisdictions are absorbed into a single government. In essence, the structure and function of local government are provided by a solitary jurisdiction. While there are 32 areas that have decided to consolidate their government here in the U. S, there are just as many who have ruled against it. For this reason, it becomes apparent that both pros and cons exist when deciding to undergo a city-county consolidation. In Georgia, both the Athens-Clark...
  • Life In East St Louis
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    Life on the Mississippi By Jonathan Kozol Life on the Mississippi, by Jonathan Kozol can be analyzed by the functionalist theory of stratification in many ways. The theory states that the inequality of rewards motivates people to train for the most important jobs, such as lawyers and doctors. In the article Kozol writes about life in East St. Louis, Illinois, and the complete lack of services that it's residents receive from the government. It is made apparent in the article that the city is sev...
  • City Residents
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    I do not think the City of Pittsburgh should not be granted the right to tax Suburbanites. I think that it is just a lazy way to make up for the mistakes the city has suffered from. As a resident of the suburbs, I chose to move from the city for several reasons. I would prefer not to be a city resident, but would rather live among a more relaxed environment. Yes, city residents are responsible for the 3% tax, but I chose to move and pay a lesser amount of tax. This tax is for my local waste mana...

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