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  • John Hancock Center Research Paper

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    Chicago has a long history of magnificent and eye-catching buildings. They have forever been ingrained in the memory of all that live in the Chicago area. One of these is the John Hancock Center. Not to be confused with the John Hancock Tower, the JHC stands at 343.7 meters. When it was finally built in 1968, it was the tallest building in the world (outside of New York City.) It is currently the third-tallest building in Chicago, after the Sears (now Willis) Tower and Trump Tower. The building

  • The Differences Between Prairie Style Architecture And Hi-Tech Architecture

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    In this paper I will be discussing and contrasting the differences between Prairie Style architecture and Hi-tech architecture. We will go over the origin, the years it was used, the main components and characteristics, some of the architects that used these design types, a few real=-world examples, and we will compare them. Prairie School was a late 19th- and early 20th-century architectural style, most common to the Midwestern United States. The style is usually marked by horizontal lines, flat

  • Essay on Trump Hotel and Tower Chicago

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    With Trumps decision to build a new skyscraper in Chicago, architectural company Skidmore, Owings and Merrill had their work cut out for them. They needed to design a building that matched the expectations of not only Donald Trump but also the city of Chicago. Trump International Hotel and Tower forever changed the Chicago skyline. Trump Tower was the tallest building built in the United States since the Sears Tower also located in Chicago. This luxury building offers only the finest accommodations

  • My Summer Vacation

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    My Summer in Chicago I couldn’t help but to feel anxious and excited. It was my first time being in such a vast city and I couldn’t wait to explore it. The time was near the end of July, this is when my dad usually enjoys taking our summer vacations, primarily outside of our state to somewhere else new and exciting. That summer my dad decided to take a week long road trip and visit, Wisconsin Dells, Chicago, St. Louis, and Madison. My dad said he wanted to show my sisters and I all the adventures

  • Life and Achievements of John Hancock Essay

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    John Hancock was born on January 12, 1737 in Braintree, Massachusetts. He was orphaned as a child and then was adopted by a wealthy merchant uncle who was childless. Hancock went to Harvard College for a business education. He graduated Harvard College at the age of 17. He apprenticed to his uncle as a clerk and proved to be honest and capable that in 1760, he was sent on a business mission to England. In England, he witnessed the coronation of King George III and engaged some of the leading

  • The Boston Massacre : Incident On King Street

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    people as it was in the time of the stamp act." Commodore Samuel Hood responded by sending the 50 gun warship, which arrived in Boston harbor in May 1768. On June 10, 1768, customs officials sees the liberty, asleep owned by leading Boston merchant John Hancock, all allegations that the ship had been involved in smuggling. Bostonians, already angry because the captain of the Romney had been impressing local sailors, began a riot. Customs officials fled to Castle William for protection. Given the unstable

  • Multiple Perspectives Psactivity

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    1 Name: ______________________________ Date: _____________ Multiple Perspectives: Primary Source Activity Directions: On the night of March 5, 1770, several Boston residents were shot and killed by British soldiers in what became known as the Boston Massacre. What follows are several images and first-hand accounts from eyewitness to and participants in the event. Following each primary source are questions to help you examine and interpret the information. Primary source #1: Report of the Committee

  • The Causes Of The Boston Tea Party

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    his wish. Other colonies The tensions between Britain and the colonies led to armed conflict in Massachusetts. Americans at times still find themselves called upon to fight for their principles. MAIN IDEA WHY IT MATTERS NOW This statue of Captain John Parker stands in Lexington, Massachusetts. 154-157US8P R U2C06S3 11/26/02 12:11 PM Page 154 immediately offered Massachusetts their support. They sent food and money to Boston. The committees of correspondence also called for a

  • Time Capsule History

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    In 1795 Paul Revere and Samuel Adams placed in the cornerstone of the Massachusetts Statehouse a time capsule. It was a small box, an inch and a half deep and about half the size of a piece of printer paper. Two-hundred and twenty years pass- neighborhoods are built, colleges, schools, churches; the Civil War, and its draft riots, begin and end. Flight is conquered; the automatic rifle is invented- the typewriter, telegraph, television, and the computer soon follow. Awash with war, the twentieth

  • The American Massacre : The Causes Of The Boston Massacre

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    What happened on March 5, 1770? The Boston Massacre happened. Many of the colonist had just lost their jobs so they gathered around together. The colonist were not happy that they had lost their jobs most of the colonists were furious. A seventeen year old boy who was an apprentice had stepped out of his group and was screaming at the British that's when it happen. A British soldier had hit the seventeen-year old apprentice that's when the crowd went wild and started to fight with the British.