Buffalo New York, a city in western new york located between Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, two of the great lakes, was once known as an industrial capital in the twentieth century. The city has now shifted into a more sustainable lifestyle, taking the once industrial factories and transforming them into different attractions. As of today this is their sustainable triple bottom line of people, planet, and profit:
During the 1600s when England began colonizing in the New World, different colonies had their own concept of freedom backed by their beliefs and/ or motives for settling in America. Massachusetts and Virginia were settled for very different reasons therefore life in their settlements differed greatly. The political, economic, social and of course physical aspects of the colonies were not at all the same, yet they both resulted in their colonies prospering and successfully settling the land. The settlers of each colony had searched for a place to express two contrasting beliefs of what freedom meant to them. Massachusetts and Virginia are two prime examples of how freedom can mean something
I’m not the Indian you had in mind; a video that was written and directed by Thomas King challenges the stereotypical image that America has towards Native Americans. King is also the author of a short novel “A seat in the Garden”. This short story also challenges the established perspective that American society has towards the Native Americans. There are various stereotypes and perspectives that a majority of the public has toward a particular group. For example some of the common stereo types that are seen throughout the media are that all Asians are good at math, women are primarily sex objects, All Africans like fried chicken, and all Mexicans are gangsters. These stereo types are not completely true for an entire group, yet they
Company Credit Assessment: For the Cartwright Lumber could get 2% discount payment within 10 days from suppliers, but it had taken few purchase discount because of the shortage of funds, while there was no bad record of lagged payment, so the company still owned good credit assessment.
Arriving in the overgrown drive way trees start to crowd your vision, in the middle of all the trees I see an old beach house; that has stayed the same over the 18 years I have been going up there. Grandma is waiting outside on the front porch we all run up to give her a hug, then we go and start unpacking for a week’s worth of relaxing. First thing we do when were done unpacking is go to the old but new play structure. We sit on the swings and look out towards the big blue Michigan Lake. White caps cover most of the water along with passing boats, and some kayakers. Right over the horizon I can see the lights from the town, reaching into the sky. The sun is starting to set; the sky is painted with pink, orange, and yellow.
Chapter four of New Jersey: A History of the Garden State by Maxine N. Laurie and Richard Veit discusses and evaluates the early Republic in New Jersey as well as, the political advances and developmental adjustments. I broke this chapter down into the subcategories and critically read the subcategories I found most interesting which were the Women’s Suffrage Movement, African Americans and Gradual Emancipation, and the Conclusion. The conclusion was very short, but it encompassed the entire reading well and really helped me reinforce what I had just read. I was surprised to discover that New Jersey had some progressive tendencies, for example, allowing women to vote in state elections for approximately 30 years. The law was carefully crafted making it difficult for women to vote, however, single and widowed women that owned their own property were temporarily granted the right to vote. The right was eventually revoked, but it was pretty neat to think that my home state allowed women’s suffrage several years before the women’s suffrage movement proved successful granting women the right to vote under the new, 19th amendment.
Colonial Williamsburg was founded as the Capitol of the Virginia Colony in 1699. The city was preserved by Dr. W.A.R. Goodwin and now shows an accurate representation of what life was like back then. It is used to educate our generation about how people in the early 1700s got along with their daily life. For example the blacksmiths, the guide explains how apprenticeship worked and the difficulties of their task. There are many other ways they preserve the city, along with the food, transportation, and much more. Colonial Williamsburg was a learning experience that adults and children both learn from.
The essay "In Search of Our Mother's Gardens" by contemporary American novelist Alice Walker is one that, like a flashbulb, burns an afterimage in my mind. It is an essay primarily written to inform the reader about the history of African American women in America and how their vibrant, creative spirit managed to survive in a dismal world filled with many oppressive hardships. This piece can be read, understood, and manage to conjure up many emotions within the hearts and minds of just about any audience that reads it. However, Walker targets African American women in today's society in an effort to make them understand their heritage and appreciate what their mothers and grandmothers endured to
There are a lot of things to consider before making a career changes, especially one as big as uprooting yourself from the business world in a major city to moving to rural farmland, learning a new trade from the bottom up. It is crucial to research your options before making any decisions. The advice from your colleagues in the text does bring up some really good points. If the article in The Wall Street Journal holds to be true, now would be an excellent time to get into the farming business producing corn crops if there is going to be an increased demand for corn to produce corn-based ethanol as a gasoline substitute. If there will be an increase in the demand for corn, the
Made bountiful by the James River and the York River, this beautiful water country has many pleasures to offer the visiting tourist, the obvious ones being water and amusement parks. Your search for accommodations in Williamsburg VA would be for Busch gardens Virginia hotels, most hotels being located very close or in the vicinity of Busch gardens and Colonial Williamsburg. Frequently voted the world's most beautiful theme park, it also bags awards in the categories of cleanest, best food etc. Exploring Busch gardens takes you through nine hamlets, same being reminiscent of nine European countries, featuring attractions like Escape from Pompeii, Curse of Dark Castle, Alpengeist, Apollo's Chariot and Big Bad Wolf among others.
New York City is made up of five boroughs, which include the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island. Within these boroughs, there are high and low-income neighborhoods that contain either high or low status organizational structures or facilities. Each division has their own characteristics and top attractions, such as the Empire State building, Central Park, or Times Square. As New York City may be known for great food and fun attractions, New York faces infrastructure problems within each borough. New York City’s infrastructure funding is limited in lower income neighborhoods, where money needed to upkeep the city goes toward prime tourist’s areas or residents living in high status neighborhoods, such as The Upper East Side of Manhattan, Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, and Lenox Hill, Manhattan. Moreover, abandoned buildings, poor sewage conditions, and rocky roads and streets are examples of low-income area infrastructure problems that may hinder neighborhood growth both structurally and economically. Harlem, East Brooklyn, and South Bronx are low-income parts of New York that lack new and refined facilities, roads, plumbing, and fundamental structures, which contribute to high crime and arrests.
Living in America is a fantasy for a lot of people, but living in New York City is something even better, and more magical than any fantasy.
Every time I hear this song it makes me long to leave all of my responsibilities and head off to the city of dreams. A trip to New York has been a dream of mine since I was a little girl. I have always wanted to visit the place of tall buildings, history, and where culture is intertwined with its people. I have wanted to live the fast pace life of a New Yorker, where I could stand outside and see, smell, and taste all of the experiences that this city has to offer. I have been building and building this ideal image in my mind for so long. If I ever get to New York, will I be disappointed by the city that never sleeps? The city that is a part of almost every movie I watch. Can New York live up to the expectations I have
The company’s day-to-day operations did not change significantly over the last few years. Average collection period, inventory turnover, accounts payable, accounts receivable as well as cash conversion cycle all went up and down over the last four years but mainly stayed in the same range. So, there is no any significant change in operations. Mr. Cartwright has a very sound control over operations of the firm. Therefore, I believe, the company needs few more years to recover from the debts
To increase sales a company may relax their credit polices “review the relationship between sales and receivables to determine if receivables are increasing more rapidly than sales” (Schroeder, Clark, &Cathey, 2009, p. 158).