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  • New York City Ballet
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    THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET Ballet, what exactly is ballet your probably wondering well ballet is a classical dance form characterized by grace and precision of movement and elaborate formal technique, often but not always performed on point by the women dancers. Lincoln Kirstein, a very wealth man, founded the New York City Ballet in 1933 as the American Ballet. He imported George Balanchine to New York that year for the purpose of having an American school company in the best Russian tradition. T...
  • Colonial Control To The British Forces
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    The Hudson Valley During the American Revolution The Dutch settled the Hudson Valley in the early 17th century. The Hudson Valley was of great commercial and military importance during the pre-revolutionary period. During the American Revolution the Hudson was a strategic waterway and the site of many historic events, especially in the region of Newburg and West Point. Many battles were fought and many lives were changed by the Revolution in the Hudson Valley. In the pre-revolutionary period the...
  • Martins And The New York City Ballet
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    The Dancing Doll On December 29, 1952, a little girl was born into this world with no production or splendor in the small town of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She was awkward and a little overweight, and didnt even speak until well after her second birthday. She lived in a fantasy world of fireflies and princesses, converting the animals on her small farm into mystical creatures inside her mind where nothing could harm her. Little did anyone know at the time that this clumsy and unpolished girl woul...
  • Restaurants In New York City
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    New York City is the greatest city on earth. I consider myself lucky for being one of few people to be born here. New York City has a vast amount of diversity and culture. This has given me the opportunity to meet people from all walks of life. For example, if you wanted to explore Chinese culture, you won't need a plane ticket, just a Metro card to go in the subway! I jumped right into the cultural salad bowl since I started school. I live in the Bronx and always love every minute of it. Walk o...
  • Most Famous Art Museum In New York
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    New York City isn't the capital of USA and it isn't the capital of New York State, but residents of the "Big Apple" considering their city the capital of the globe. It is because New York is the home of the United Nations and the largest investment market in the world. When first immigrants came to this land, they bought Manhattan Island for $24 from local Indians. Then they founded there a first colony and now when people in New York talking about New Yorkers they usually talk about people, who...
  • Poor People In New York City
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    Poverty is defined as the deprivation with reference to socially accepted norms. Historically poverty has been a rural phenomenon. In the past cities for the most part housed society's elite whereas the poor were secluded to the rural areas. The industrial revolution saw a shift in this trend. People began to migrate to the great cities of the world in large numbers. Poverty that was once considered a rural phenomenon increasingly became an urban reality. Recent estimates reveal that by 2015, th...
  • People Of New York City
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    "What we need" Summer Olympics a venue that the world looks forward to every 4 years. Various sports that athletes train hard for day in and day out to achieve the coveted gold medal. An opportunity arises the chance for a given city; "your city" to hold the 2012 summer Olympic games. One dilemma, the city that they might pick is in dire need for psychological and physical uplifting. Is this the right opportunity to do so for the city of New York and try to give new life too much changed city af...
  • Elements Of New York City
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    The City So Nice They Named It Twice: New York, New York When you associate anything with New York City it is usually the extraordinary buildings that pierce the sky or the congested sidewalks with people desperate to shop in the famous stores in which celebrities dwell. Even with my short visit there I found myself lost within the Big Apple. The voices of the never-ending attractions call out and envelop you in their awe. The streets are filled with an atmosphere that is like a young child on a...
  • New York City And Myrtle Beach
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    Myrtle Beach vs. New York City Picture a beautiful city surrounded by tall skyscrapers soaring into the clouds and the beautiful statue of liberty standing still on the water. You walk down the street passing hundreds of little shops and restaurants, all the while you are taken a back by the breathtaking beauty of the city that you are gazing upon. Now picture laying on the beach at sunset listening to the ocean waves. The air is crisp and the smell of saltwater is bitter sweet. The locations I'...
  • Statue Of Liberty
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    Statue of Liberty, national monument proclaimed in 1924. Located in New York City, the monument consists of two small islands, Liberty Island and Ellis Island, that lie in Upper New York Bay. The Statue of Liberty is located on Liberty Island. Ellis Island was once the location where most immigrants entered the United States. The Statue of Liberty is a monumental sculpture that symbolizes freedom throughout the world. Its formal name is Liberty Enlightening the World. The statue depicts a woman ...
  • Police From A Community
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    The world of policing is one of constant change. As far back as the early days of Peel ian police philosophy the missions and goals of police departments have constantly been altered. In our diverse communities and cites worldwide we see police departments engaged in very different forms of policing. Even across the many jurisdictions that operate within our nation we see departments that run at the very opposite ends of the policing spectrum, with some acing in extreme public service roles and ...
  • New York Life Including The Ashcan Artists
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    ASHCAN SCHOOL The Ashcan School was a movement which was integral and in a way 1 inevitable with the infancy of the twentieth century. This movement in art was brought about by a handful of artists who converged on New York City around the turn of the century. 2 The major Ashcan artists who will be discussed later are Robert Henry (1865-1929), George Luks (1866-1933), Everett Shinn (1876-1953), George Bellows (1882-1925), John Sloan (1871-1951), and William Glackens (1870-1938). 3 These were the...
  • Class Trip New York City
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    One place I would like to visit on a class trip New York City is the one place I would very much like to visit on our next class trip. New York City is very large and has lots of exciting and educational activities, such as going to the theater, museums, landmarks and shopping. New York City is located in the state of New York, only 30 minutes to Newark Airport in New Jersey. It makes a perfect place for a class trip. The tourist season runs the entire year, making visiting time flexible. New Yo...
  • People New York City
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    Personal Writing: Living In Both Texas and New York City Where a person was born or raised often plays an important role in their lives. There are often comparisons between a urban civilization to rural civilization. Humans adopt to different environments that would be the most suitable for their style of living. Society as a whole didn't tell us where civilization should take place. Choosing the right place for a living depends on the matters of self preference and comfort. Throughout the last ...
  • Community Response To Gentrification Most Communities
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    Gentrification Introduction Beginning in the 1960's, middle and upper class populations began moving out of the suburbs and back into urban areas. At first, this revitalization of urban areas was "treated as a 'back to the city' movement of suburbanites, but recent research has shown it to be a much more complicated phenomenon" (Schwirian 96). This phenomenon was coined "gentrification" by researcher Ruth Glass in 1964 to describe the residential movement of middle-class people into low-income a...
  • Minority Citizens And The Police Officers
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    Term Paper Ensuring peace among citizens should be the top priority of any government. In the United States, especially in New York City, race relations have been a subject that has constantly been brought up, usually in a negative subject matter. What kinds of disputes, exactly, are causing these tense situations The fact that the minorities feel that they can not trust the police officers, combined with the fact that many of the officers fear for their lives when on duty in a minority neighbor...
  • Peter's Vision Of His Western City
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    History has it that the United States capital city of Washington D.C. was designed with the intention of intimidating visiting foreign heads of state. The creation of this city had purpose and reason; neither of which are very natural or human. St. Petersburg was viewed by the Russian people in this context. Typically a city grows from a small town to a massive metropolis with years and years of expansion outward. The Russian people already plagued with xenophobia, could not accept Peter the Gre...
  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • City Like New York
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    Cities usually go through a certain time line of development and expansions. The city of New York is an example of one of these cities. New York started out as a tiny Dutch city and grew to what it has become today: One of the most crowded and modernized cities of the world. It has gone through stages of growth, just like a person goes through stages of life and growth. The stages of growth for this city are The Trading Town, The Emerging City, The Birth of Metropolis, and The Contemporary Metro...

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