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  • Reflection Paper

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    Isn't amazing to think that every word you say and every action you undertake has the potential to change the world? I know that through my education at UConn, I can accomplish that goal. Bridgeport is a city where colorful graffiti decorates abandoned factories. There is a huge gap in education between this impoverished city and the adjacent towns. As a Bridgeport resident, I have experienced this firsthand. One summer, I had the wonderful opportunity to volunteer at Caroline House. I taught local

  • Connecticut State Project : Connecticut

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    Connecticut State Project Connecticut is a very pleasing New England state with a very interesting background. It’s located in the North East part of USA, surrounded by Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New York (known as the TriState surface). When one thinks of Connecticut they may think of Yale University, institution where one of my great grandfathers were graduated, a prestigious pulmonologist where he was specialized of Tuberculosis, his name is Theodore Learnard Badger. A quick fact that you

  • Statistical Data Of Heart Disease

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    The purpose of this paper is to speak about statistical data of heart disease in Hartford Connecticut. The Epidemiology and the community I have chosen to speak about in this paper are cardiovascular disease and stroke in the city of Hartford in the state of Connecticut. According to Heart.org, Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death and accounts for more than 17.3 million deaths per year and is expected to grow to over 23.6 million by 2030 (Heart Disease, Stroke and Research At-a-Glance

  • The War Of The United States

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    revolution. As we speak, they’re pulling together their units and reorganizing a standing militia. We’ll be ready to protect your convention and stand up to whatever The Movement has left to throw at us. You’ll also be able to count on them to enforce Connecticut state law until you can assemble a state police force.” “When do you want me to hold this convention? It will take me time to get the word out to the delegates, and that’s assuming I can even locate them.” “We’re moving quickly. Time is not on

  • Epidemiology And The Community Of Hartford Connecticut

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    Epidemiology in the community of Hartford Connecticut I have chosen to focus my paper on the city of Hartford Connecticut. Identifying the right data source to obtain information is very important for managing and targeting the right population in the disease management process. Information can be found in many places, but finding credible sources is very important to assess the community and compare to the nationwide problems. Since the introduction of the Internet, we have been able to access

  • The Battle Of The Castle Facing East

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    William stared over the expanse of greater New Haven from the top of the castle facing east. Black tendrils of smoke curled into the air from homes burning in the blighted suburban neighborhoods of North Haven and Hamden. In New Haven proper, tendrils of smoke from burning tires marking gangland territory twisted over the city and floated over Long Island Sound. William walked to the southern side of the castle and stared out towards Stony Creek. He wondered if his home on Roger’s Island had been

  • Charter to Sir Walter Raleigh : 1584

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    Charter to Sir Walter Raleigh : 1584 Everybody remembers Jamestown, Capt. John Smith, Pocahontas and all the rest. But do you remember Roanoke? In 1585, after a small scouting expedition had returned from North America with two Native Americans and many astonishing stories, Sir Walter Raleigh tried to establish a colony called Roanoke in the land which the British named "Virginia", in honor of Elizabeth, the Virgin Queen. The site was actually an island on North America's eastern seaboard protected

  • Casino Development in Massachusetts Essay

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    For years the tribe pushed for the casino, lobbying state and local government on how the casino would have such a great impact on Connecticut. Seeing that there were huge profits to be made in casinos, four years later in 1996, only miles down the road, the Mohegan Tribal Nation opened its Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville. Foxwoods Resort and Casino and Mohegan Sun have seen not only

  • The Chaos Of Establishing An American Identity

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    well in a post-Romantic era of music. Delving through the history of Ives requires a keen eye to see not only the use of complexity, but to understand the context his music was written in. Through analyzing one of his most notable orchestral works, Three Places in New England, one can see how Ives uses complex compositional devices to not only establish his own identity as a composer but provide an American context as well. Biography Charles Ives was born in 1874 in Danbury, Connecticut. Charles

  • Thomas Hooker And Reverend Samuel Stone

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    and Reverend Samuel Stone led a group of one hundred people in 1636 and founded the settlement of Hartford. Which then led to the founding of the Connecticut Colony and Hookers increased involvement in politics. On January 14, 1639 freemen from the three colonies that made up the Connecticut Colony sat down and ratified the “Fundamental Orders of Connecticut” which was called “the first written constitution known to history that created a government. It marked the beginnings of American democracy, of

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