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  • Construction of the Brooklyn Bridge

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    The same problem would occur every winter and political leaders thought it was time for a solution to be found. Every winter the East River would freeze over, making it difficult for the citizens of Brooklyn to get to New York City. A solution to this problem would be the building of the Brooklyn Bridge. With the backing of political boss, William Tweed the construction of the bridge would soon be underway. After 14 years of construction and much controversy the Brooklyn Bridge officially opened

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Communication

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    Moved into communication styles outside of comfort zone • Willing to learn but just wants the information Generation X: • Tech savvy • Still wanting to pick up the phone • Email is preferred Generation Y/Millennials: • Technologically superior • Texting, instant messaging, Facebook and Myspace Generation Z: • Digital bond to the internet • Texting, FaceTime, iMessage, Snapchat, Yik Yak, Instagram, Pinterest, etc. Now that we know more about the strengths, obstacles, and communication

  • Museum Of New York Analysis

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    to 1890 the population of New York and Brooklyn had double from 1,174,779 to 2,507,414. The position of New York City as the leading economy in the country and its density during this period of time influence the life of Emily Warren Roebling. Emily Warren Roebling was a well-known, famous, but at the same time obscure character to some extent. Unless someone were to search for her, most people wouldn't know the key role she played in the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge.She was born on September

  • John Roebling : The Brooklyn Bridge

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    only way to cross the river was to board one of the slow moving ferries. So, John Roebling wanted to create an easier way to cross the river. Who: John Augustus Roebling was the man who came up with the idea and drew all of the plans for the Brooklyn Bridge, but he died shortly before the construction started because his toes were crushed in between a ferry boat and the dock. After his death, his son Washington Roebling took the job of Chief Engineer. Constantly going deep disease, also known as the

  • Should Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Be Legalized?

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    has changed the crime of assisted suicide into a medical treatment if it is provided by a physician. The State of Washington also has a Death with Dignity Act (Assisted Suicide State Laws, 2011). However the laws in the rest of the United States state that euthanasia and assisted suicide is illegal. Since the Supreme Court has upheld the law in Oregon and the laws of Montana and Washington are similar, the laws of other states can be enacted to allow for the use of euthanasia as a medical procedure

  • West Virginia and Washington State

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    abundant natural beauty with cosmopolitan flair. From the peaks of the Cascade Mountains to the emerald lowlands of Puget Sound to Seattle's eclectic port-city charm, the state of Washington offers a vibrant mix of urban and rural settings. LoopNet puts the vast northwest within your reach. The easternmost portion of Washington houses Spokane, a city of a quarter of a million residents that's only a few minutes from the Idaho border. Spokane is close enough to the Cascades to make it an attractive tourist

  • Analysis Of The Book ' Clotel Or The President's Daughter '

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    In the novel Clotel or The President’s Daughter, Williams Wells Brown’s use of irony as Europe, particularly France, as a pivotal setting for the liberation of African Americans from the bondage of slavery, by virtue of its political and social demeanor, contrasted from the United States of America. In the Letter Exchange between Benjamin Banneker and Thomas Jefferson, Banneker’s letter reinforces the situational irony when he argues, “Sir, suffer me to recall to your mind that time in which the

  • The Affordability Problem Of Washington State

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    only 28 affordable units for every 100 extremely cost burden families. Washington State is short in 166,058 affordable units, 2015. With Seattle economy and populations growing each year these affordable units are necessary to maintain the working class. In many states such as Washington, the housing wage is twice as much as the minimum wage per hour creating a population of cost burdened residents. In the state of Washington there are 353,472 households that are severely cost burdened creating

  • The Supplementation Nutrition Assistance Program

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    The Supplementation Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), prior to October 2008 referred to as Food Stamps, was legislatively established nationwide in 1974 by the United States Congress. However, the Food Stamp Act of 1977 established comprehensive reform of the federally supported entitlement program setting the structure of the program today (Food Stamp Act of 1977). SNAP provides in-kind monthly benefits to provide nutrition assistance to low income families and individuals. With over 22 million

  • Lake Samish Association : Lake Samish Association

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    Addressing the people of the Lake Samish Association, As many people in the Bellingham community know, Lake Samish is a place used by various individuals, for innumerable activities. Placed just south of Western Washington University’s campus a few miles, it is a hasty commute for folks in Bellingham, as well as surrounding cities. Whether one simply wants to gaze at the beauty which ensconces the lake, or go out for a paddle in a kayak, Lake Samish serves as a phenomenal community, welcoming anyone