Richmond, Virginia

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  • Crime and Poverty in Richmond, Virginia

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    of poverty. Unemployment rates for Richmond in August 2013 were 8.2% (United States Department of Labor, 2013). These rates represent only those that are documented as unemployed and does not consider the “under employed” as they may be working but not getting paid for a full work week. These unemployment rates would likely be higher if they were accurate and all inclusive of the unemployed in Richmond. The unemployment rate for the entire state of Virginia was reported at 5.8% in August 2013

  • Rise and Fall of the Jamestown Colony Essay

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    Rise and Fall of the Jamestown Colony The English settlement of Jamestown, Virginia, was founded on May 14, 1607 by Captain Christopher Newport and his fleet of a hundred or so Englishmen. During the next nine decades, this settlement would begin as "a verie fit place for the erecting of a great cittie(Tyler, 33)", and develop into "nothing but Abundance of Brick Rubbish, and three or four good inhabited houses(Miers, 107)." Two major factors led to the gradual decay and destruction of Jamestown:

  • A Research Study On Clinical Research

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    conducted in a hospital setting and correlates to patients. I would be developing my research skills in a laboratory setting while also developing intrapersonal skills working with patients. The research that I have conducted at the University of Richmond has been invaluable; however, I plan on applying to an MD/PhD program and I feel that clinical research would be a more valuable experience for this upcoming summer.  I have applied to a clinical research internship at Stanford University that focuses

  • Nine April Days Chapter Summary

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    few photos of the scenery after the war one being the fall of Richmond and another is of a dead confederate gunner at Fort Mahone. The five-page bibliography cites all the books, newspapers, and magazines from which Burke received his information from. For Pember, he used the artificial A Southern Woman's Story. Burke used over 15 different sources for Lee's point of view alone. There is a very detailed and helpful four page map of Richmond in the beginning of the book. At the back of the book, there

  • A Short Note On Severe Water Pollution On The San Francisco Bay

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    Kicker: Severe water pollution that exists in far away countries, could happen right here in the San Francisco bay- and its effects would be devastating. Recall the last time you drove across the Golden Gate Bridge; looking to the sea and seeing the whitecaps break against the rocks, and then looking at the bay and seeing the shimmering aqua colored water filled with sailboats. But now, try and imagine a very different picture, you look towards the bay and see oil slicks, floating tires, and islands

  • The Hilltop Mall : A Mall Center

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    to how to make the Hilltop Mall better than it was ever before, and after all those steps, I recommend that we provide better modes of transportation to help customers get around, and add a community center. The Hilltop Mall is a mall located in Richmond, the middle of the East San Francisco Bay Area. During the 70’s, people would come from all over the Bay

  • The Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse

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    subspecies, R. r. raviventris both of which reside in Northern California around the Bay area. The northern subspecies can be found in the San Pablo and Suisun marshes of California, whereas the southern variant reside in the marshes of Corte Madera, Richmond and South San Francisco Bay. Salt marsh harvest mice heavily depend on dense coverage of the pickleweed (Salicornia virginica)--their preferred habitat. In marshes with salt-tolerant plants, the mice escape the higher tides in winter through the

  • Essay on Biography of John Marshall

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    Biography of John Marshall John Marshall was born on September 24, 1755 in prince William County, Virginia. His father moved the family from there before john was ten to a valley in the Blue Ridge Mountains, about 30 miles away. Unlike most frontier dwellings, the home Thomas Marshall built was of frame construction rather than log and was one and a half story. Both parents, while not formally educated, were considered adequately educated for the ties and could read and write. They held a significant

  • Essay about Swannanoa Palace

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    mansion that rests atop Afton Mountain in Nelson County Virginia. It was built over an eight year time period by James Dooley as a token of love for his wife, Sallie Dooley. The name was given to their home in honor of Sallie's love for swans and how they choose one mate for life. Construction of this palace was completed in 1912 with the effort of 300 artisans and two contractors. The couple also had another home in Richmond, Virginia. This home was formally known as “Maymont”. The name was

  • Why Is Coach Carter A Movie

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    Coach Carter is an American biographical sports drama film inspired by a true story of Richmond High School basketball coach, Ken Carter, who made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated high school basketball team due to poor academic results. It was released in 2005 and was directed by Thomas Carter. There are a few reasons as to why I chose this film over many others. Firstly, Coach Carter had a twisted storyline as compared the sports drama films. Instead of focusing mainly on practising