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  • City In Southern European Russia
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    : I. -18-02010 Arkhangelsk Archangel, city, northern European Russia, capital of Arkhangelsk Oblast, on the Northern Dvina (Severnaya Dvina) River, near the White Sea (Beloye More). It is a major seaport, although icebound in winter months. The city is also a trade and processing center for an important timber-producing region. A maritime school, a forestry institute, and a regional museum are located here. Arkhangelsk was the chief Russian seaport from its founding (1584) as Novo-Kholmogory unt...
  • Housing In Inner City Areas
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    Geography Examine The Reasons For Inner City Initiatives And Re-Generation Schemes EXAMINE THE REASONS FOR INNER CITY INITIATIVES AND RE-DEVELOPMENT SCHEMES (10) The widest definition of an Inner City is An area found in older cities surrounding the CBD, where the prevailing economic, social, and environmental conditions pose severe problems Although the inner city areas have been identified as having problems for many years, it was not until 1988 that Margaret Thatcher put forward the Action fo...
  • Circuit City
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    Circuit city was founded in 1949 by Samuel Wurtzel under the original name or Ward's. Due to Wurtzel's business skills, President Kennedy appointed him to the U.S. Foreign Trade Mission to Switzerland and Austria. Originally opened as a television store, Circuit City has come to sell almost all electronic goods ranging from television and video products to cell phones and car stereo equipment. Circuit city competes in a consumer electronic market. The main competitors of Circuit City are Best Bu...
  • Huge Industry In The Nineteenth Century
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    As George Donelson Moss, author of America in the twentieth century states it; modern America emerged during the last thirty years of the nineteenth century. With most of the century consisting of farmers and smaller towns and country-like living, the later parts of the century brought industrialization and businesses. This changes forced Americans to view and live life differently. Of the important elements that influenced America in the nineteenth century, industrialization and immigration are...
  • Additional City Heat
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    Urban Heat Islands For more than 100 years, it has been known that two adjacent cities are generally warmer than the surrounding areas. This region of city warmth, known as an urban heat island, can influence the concentration of air pollution. The urban heat island is formed when industrial and urban areas are developed and heat becomes more abundant. In rural areas, a large part of the incoming solar energy is used to evaporate water from vegetation and soil. In cities, where less vegetation a...
  • Farmland Office In Mexico City
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    Introduction Today, when we hear the slogans 'better farming, better food,' or 'proud to be farmer owned' one company comes to mind, Farmland Industries. We may think of this of this fortune 500 company as a leading agricultural powerhouse, which it is, however, it was not always that way. Background Farmland Industries Inc. was founded by Howard A. Cowden, who was born and raised in Southwestern Missouri. Cowden started young in the cooperative business by working for the Missouri Farmers Assoc...
  • C The City As Private Enterprise 1
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    I. Urbanization A. Industrial Sources of City Growth 1. Until the Civil War, cities were centers of commerce not industry. 2. Cities were places where merchants bought and sold there goods. 3. After mid-century, industry began to abandon the countryside. 4. NY, Phil., Brooklyn, St, Louis were among the largest cities. 5. Many smaller cities became one-industry towns. 6. As factories became bigger, their size cont. to urban growth. B. City Building 1. The commercial cities of the early nineteenth...
  • Rich Coal Of The Pittsburgh Region
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    INTRODUCTION The 21st century is an age of environmental awareness. We have commissions and agencies that measure our pollution in minutiae level parts per million. There is study after study of the affects of not only elemental health pollution, but also mental health pollution. Although there is no doubt of the importance of this era of hyper-awareness of this movement, it is a new phenomena in the spectrum of history. In the United States, a vanguard in environmental awareness has only seriou...
  • Ceramics Industry East Liverpool
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    Where Ceramics Once Thrived by Charles Luce Watching a skilled ceramics artist shape a creation on the wheel is a thrilling experience. Under her or his hands, a spinning blob of mud grows into a work of art. It's not unusual, after witnessing such a display of virtuosity, for the audience to realize that the ware on their own kitchen shelves pales by comparison. So it's logical to ask: Is every thrown piece made the same way? By hand? Even the cheap stuff at home? Of course the answer is: No. P...
  • Industrial Leaders Of Manchester
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    The first paragraph of the letter clearly describes all the benefits and advantages of machinery comparing to the human labor. The position of merchants was based on several factors, basically economical. At the time both documents workers petition and merchants letter were written, all efforts of the country were directed on reducing prices when exporting goods, which could be reached with an efficient organization of labor. Machinery became a perfect tool for achieving this goal. They were rig...
  • Reconstruction And Industrialization
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    I. After the Civil War, the nation witnessed two major social-economic movements: Reconstruction and Industrialization, which changed the country completely and made it one of the greatest industrialized countries in the world. However, it changed not only the country, but also, the society, its way of life and traditions. The effort to rebuild the southern states and restore the Union was known as Reconstruction, a period that lasted from 1865 to 1877. Several different plans for Reconstruction...
  • Soundscape Of Lampman's Imaginary City
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    A Comparison Of Archibald Lampman's The City On The End Of Things And Bliss Carman's Twilight In Eden The poetry of Archibald Lampman and Bliss Carman, while having some similar themes, have remarkably different styles. Both poets have written numerous poems dealing with nature, landscape, and the comparison between these ideas and the city. In "The City on the End of Things", Lampman deals with his vision of industrialization within the city, a city of nightmarish realism. In "Twilight in Eden"...
  • Hull City Council
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    Preconceptions of Kingston-Upon-Hull (more widely known as Hull), commonly amount to a post-industrial northern city with declining employment and a lack of tourism opportunities, an attitude of 'it's grim up north. ' To the more knowledgeable, it is seen as a once important port with whaling and ship-building connections, having suffered years of neglect, but still not prospering with its tourist industry. However, with the aid of its City and County Councils and private investors, Hull has bee...
  • City Of Liverpool
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    The volatile dynamics of the capitalist market causes fluctuations in economies of all scales; from international and national markets to local companies and communities. The spatial concentration of business activities within the boundaries of cities makes them especially susceptible to these imperfections and thus, all cities experience periods of relative growth and decline. However, the 1980's signalled the onset of the most serious and prolonged downturn in the economies of these cities sin...
  • Vital Role In Industrialization
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    American history experienced several life altering events, some with positive and several with negative outcomes. In the period of the 1870's to 1917 the country saw the status of America's rise to the "Industrial Giant". Some of the events that occurred were the expansion west, railroads, job opportunities, technology, and the rise of corporations. The westward expansion allowed farmers to get away from city life, the government, and to have the chance for a new life. This expansion permitted a...
  • Urban Society And The Working Classes
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    Conditions of the Workhouse In the 17th and 18th centuries, the parish workhouse was a place where - often in return for board and lodging - employment was provided for the poor. Parish workhouses were often just ordinary local houses, rented for the purpose. Sometimes a workhouse was purpose-built. In some cases, the poor were "farmed" - a private contractor undertook to look after a parish's poor for a fixed annual sum; the paupers' work could be a useful way of boosting the contractor's incom...
  • Costs Of Transportation And Labor
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    Define the following terms appropriately: Agrarian Revolution Industrial Revolution What was the contribution of Alfred Weber and Von Thune n towards the revolutions? How have their theories been applicable in the United States and Europe? The Agrarian Revolution was a period of time that adopted a "common" land concept, which defined legal rights of ownership and eliminated the "open-field" system of cultivation. This improved the quality and productivity of agriculture because a clear descript...
  • Seville's Cathedral
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    Spanish SEVILLA, ancient Hispalis, city and capital of the provincia of Seville, in the Andalusia comunidad aut " on oma ("autonomous community") of southern Spain. Seville lies on the left (east) bank of the Guadalquivir River at a point about 54 miles (87 km) north of the Atlantic, and about 340 miles (550 km) southwest of Madrid. An inland port, it is the chief city of Andalusia and the fourth largest in Spain. It was important in history as a cultural centre, as a capital of Muslim Spain, an...
  • Texas City Disaster
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    The Texas City Disaster, as it is known today, is the worst industrial accident in America's history. Texas City, home of one of the largest petrochemical complexes in the United States, almost disappeared from existence on the morning of April 16, 1947. The losses from this disaster were unprecedented, from the number of those killed or wounded to the billions of dollars in damage. There has not been a documented American industrial accident of this magnitude since. The nightmare began when the...
  • Waste In The Harbour
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    1) Arctic Icecap Feeling the Heat City!'s Vast Treasure Harbours a Very Dirty Secret Activists Sign on With a Toxic Site Warning 2) Arctic icecap would come first because it would affect everything globally, from climates to sea levels. The Sydney Harbour and The Homebush toxic waste cannot be ordered as they are both of significance and is around the Sydney metropolitan area. 3. i) a) Arctic Icecap Feeling the Heat b) The North Pole is melting for the first time in 55 million years. Researchers...

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