Masked behind the aging oak trees covered in moss, and past the emerald waters of the panhandle, stands a white mansion that reveals the history of the local of Point Washington area. A large, white, almost plantation-style home is the focal point of Eden Gardens State Park, and a symbol of the legacy of the family. Large centuries-old oak trees embellish the land surrounding the house, making it a pivotal icon of the nature left untouched. The house itself contains hundreds of years of memories, and the land that occupies the area encompasses an even larger spectrum of Florida history. Once the site of a family lumber mill business in the late 1880’s, today it stands unnoticed as a legacy in the South Walton area of Florida.
What does the Central Park Five case and Martin Tankleff have in common? In both New York cases, the suspects provided false confessions to law enforcement, and they were found guilty because of interrogation tactics utilized by law enforcement. Several years after these cases, Kassin and Kiechel conducted a study that addresses the issue of false confessions.
LArch 60.1 Paper of Landscape Comparison Oguz Cangoz Fairmount Park vs. Central Park Spring 2015 The United States is home to a numerous amount of popular cities. Within all these cities, there are parks. Urban parks are though of as a getaway from the city lifestyle, and used for relaxing and entertainment through activities anywhere from picnics to concerts and parades. United States is home to a few of the most well known and architecturally impressive park achievements in the world.
Prospect Park is a 585-acre park located In Brooklyn, a borough in New York City. This borough in particular was in great need for an open space for activities and relaxation, which is exactly what this park provided. Parks are a very important piece of land to a town because it gives people the opportunity to improve their physical health and parks also help strengthen communities because it gives people more opportunities to interact with one another. Public parks are especially very important to have in a big city like New York City because a park gives people a chance to get out of the hustle and bustle, and relax and unwind. The two creators of Prospect Park named Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Bowyer Vaux also designed and created a park in Manhattan called Central Park. Central park is eight hundred-forty acres of city-owned land and is a piece of land that was much needed in 1857 when it was officially opened. Vaux and Olmstead became two well-known architects by building Central Park that soon became a big success, but didn’t equally benefit both the rich and the poor. Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmstead worked in a partnership to build Prospect Park.
The Haymarket Affair took place in the city of Chicago on May 4, 1886. Strikers from the McCormick factory were killed by the police force the day before; therefore, creating the protest in Haymarket Square. Speeches were held on May 4, 1886, to address the previous day. A bomb was thrown into the crowd of people, resulting in the death of a policeman. The chaotic atmosphere of the bomb caused panicked police officers to shoot multiple civilians and other policemen. The police then searched for the radical group leaders that plotted and carried out the bombing. A total of eight anarchists were charged and convicted for the bombing in Haymarket Square. Only one of the eight accused radical group leaders was not born in a foreign country. The
The Polo Grounds. If you’re a baseball fan you’ll probably know about it because it makes Wrigley Field look cheaply made. The stadium was known as the bathtub for its oval like look that it gave off and people still remember it to this day. The stadium build in the late 1800’s was torn down in 64’ but many people who remember the days the Giants were living in New York.
1. The author of “Thoughts of the downtown stadium” from The San Diego Union Tribute, Joe Panetta and Greg Lucier wrote about their opinions on the Measure C. They argue that Measure C will have some poor effects on San Diego, although they are not directly saying it, they give negative examples on what will happen to the society when they take the stadium away.
In Fredericksburg in 1960 there was a protest because they still weren't letting African-Americans eat at a restaurant. Here's the story behind this. There were eight students that walked into Woodworths at 1 p.m. They took their seats as quietly as they can and started reading books but did not order. The staff suddenly put up signs saying “This Section is Closed off”. Like what the heck is wrong with those people. They can’t they just let them be peaceful and let them read their books maybe they would’ve ordered if they gave them time. The students went to each store and rotated a lot and as soon as they leave the workers reopened the counters to the whites. Like what is wrong with the blacks? The police took a look at the incident
The McDonald V. Chicago case was argued March 2, 2010 and was decided on June 28, 2010. This case was a very large step toward citizens being able to “keep and bear arms”. The case decided if the second amendment applies to individual states. Most believed that the states could not overpower the second amendment with their own rulings. Otis McDonald, a 76 year old Chicago resident, felt that he was no longer safe in his own neighborhood. Gangs and drug dealers were taking over and he felt that the shotguns he owned for hunting purposes were not adequate protection. His home had been broken into five times and the most recent robbery was committed by a man he recognized from his neighborhood. Mr. McDonald decided that a handgun would be a better means of self protection but was unable to purchase one due to the Chicago city wide handgun ban of 1982.
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The historical background of the place itself of the painting is that Washington Square which was known as the Potter’s Field. It used to be an execution grounds and a cemetery in the early 1800s for many slaveries including a young female slave Rose Butler who was executed in the Potter’s Field. However, the cemetery has evolved to become a parade and drill ground for the soldiers for the Seventh Regiment. Washington Square became a historical place because of the many evolutions that it had went through in the United States.
The Halifax Public Gardens is a formal Victorian Garden, in central Halifax, completed in 1875. The gardens include a variety of plant life, pristine duck ponds, historical statues, and a grand, octagonal bandstand. In 1887, the bandstand was built, in the heart of the gardens, to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee: marking the fiftieth-year anniversary of her accession to the throne. The ornate, wooden bandstand hosts concerts, and has been the focus of social events for over 125 years. From May to November, many tourists, and citizens visit the grounds to enjoy the charming, atmospheric scenery; consequently, many residents frequent the gardens to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.
Everyday, we have the ability to experience different aspects of nature in our lives. When I spent time in Shaw Park, I was able to have a deeper connection with nature and its different aspects.
The garden city movement, a method of urban planning that was initiated in 1898 by Sir Ebenezer Howard, had a significant influence on urban planning. The theory of urban planning has envolved over the past hundred years, some have attempted to emulate theories from the garden city movement, while others have been revised based on Howard’s original ideas. The Garden City concept spawned many ideas of urban planning. Among these ideas, the Garden Suburb, Satellite City, the New Towns Movement and the New Urbanism are all significant theories in the history of urban planning and had their influence to this day. The integration of town and country, the separation of conflicting land uses and modes of travel, and the ideas of growth management are all elements of the Garden City concept that have made made their ways into plans of most major Western cities.