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  • Chinatown Of San Francisco

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    Chinatown of San Francisco There are many Chinatown in this world, and the Chinatown of San Francisco has much historical significance; The Chinatown of San Francisco is the largest Chinatown in the United States, the largest community of Chinese Americans outside of China. Today I want to write about the of San Francisco base on my personal experience because there are many historic things I can illustrate. Before I started traveling this field trip, I did some researches carefully in San Francisco city

  • The Chinatown Of San Francisco

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    located in London, UK, Chinatown may be located in Australia, also Chinatown may be located in New York. Whereas, today I want to write about the Chinatown of San Francisco, because there are many historic things I can illustrate. The Chinatown of San Francisco has much historical significance. “The Chinese who immigrants in San Francisco, who came firstly from the city of Zhongshan and Thasishan regions of Guangdong province of mainland China, they did not want to live in a poor place, and they

  • San Francisco Bay And The Francisco Estuary

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    The San Francisco Bay was stumbled upon by Spanish soldiers in 1769. Upon the time of its discovery, the Bay and the San Francisco Estuary traversed 500 square miles consisting of open water as well as another 850 square miles of fresh and salt water marsh. There was beautiful scenery along with the existence of various species in the beginning of its discovery. Various types of species included sea otters, whales, large salmon, mussels and oysters, large flocks of geese and duck, as well as shorebirds

  • San Francisco and Chinatown Essay

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    San Francisco and Chinatown Gilded age San Francisco stood as a beacon for travelers bound for the western coast of the United States. The most prominent city in the developing west during the latter parts of the nineteenth century and the opening of the twentieth, San Francisco encompassed a range of conflicting identities. This time period marked a transitory stage in the development of San Francisco, evolving from a booming “frontier town” to a “civilized metropolis,” the emerging

  • The Hippies And The Movement Of The Hippie Movement In San Francisco

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    During the early 1960s the hippies began a movement for the youth in San Francisco; it was a movement that developed very rapidly around the world. It consisted of a group of people who had an opposition against the political and social standards. This group of people chose to favor peace, love and freedom as their way of living. The hippies had their own standards of living, they rejected institutions and were always criticizing the value of the middle class. Many of them were usually all about

  • The San Francisco Earthquake Essay

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    The San Francisco Earthquake Heavily damaged buildings in the Marina District of San Francisco Heavily damaged buildings in the Marina District of San Francisco House destroyed by Loma Prieta earthquake A house in the mountains north of Santa Cruz, California, destroyed [IMAGE] Ground view of collapsed building, Marina District Fire following earthquake…. [IMAGE] The Earthquake eyewitness account of Howard Livingston “I was awakened by

  • San Francisco: The History Of The California Gold Rush

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    W. Marshall, found a shiny yellow piece of metal, wandering along the tailrace on the American River. Afterwards the inspection, he claimed that it was a gold nugget. (Bancroft, Hubert Howe (1889). History of California, Volume 23: 1843–1850. San Francisco: The History Company. pp. 32–34.) At that time, with reference to “History of California” written by Hubert Howe, the famous Gold Rush took place in California. Miners were working hard in order to search for more gold pieces. However, miners needed

  • The Impact Of The San Francisco Earthquake Of 1906

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    The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 The pictures from the L.A. Times are a snap shot of the devastation that occurred in San Francisco on April 18, 1906, and they are riveting. There are men and women in period dress standing in the streets surrounded by swirls of water, and looking ahead down a hilly street to the plumes of smoke overtaking the city. It began with an earthquake between 7.8 and 8.3 magnitude on April 18, 1906 at around 5:12 to 5:13 AM, and ended in three days of fires with 90 percent

  • San Francisco Social Inequality Essay

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    The Golden Gate Bridge takes a curious traveler across the San Francisco Bay area into a marvelous journey towards a technologically innovative city of San Francisco. The city of San Francisco has forever been a national symbol of coveted opportunity, cultural disapprobation, technological blossoming – and, frankly, economic inequality. In the past, countless attempts were made by multiple scholars to identify the sources of San Francisco’s social inequality. Statisticians compiled large tomes

  • San Francisco 1915 - Palace of Fine Arts Essay

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    San Francisco 1915 - Palace of Fine Arts The Palace of Fine Arts was one of the finest buildings constructed for the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. It was one of the most important symbols of the fair, situated near its center, at the end of the axis on which were located the Courts of the Four Seasons and of the Universe at the center, and the Court of Abundance, with the Machinery Palace framing the other side. The Palace was designed by a well known local