Essays Tagged: "chicago illinois"

Automobile Racing

hour, when 100 automobiles setout from Paris to Rouen. The first race in North America was held in Chicago, Illinois, in the year 1895. Theexcitement generated by the possibility of driving at higher ...

(4 pages) 112 1 3.6 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Information on Shel Silverstein

eldon Allan Silverstein, more commonly known as Shel Silverstein, was born onSeptember 25, 1932, in Chicago, Illinois. He started writing at the age of 12 although he wouldhave rather been playing bal ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Rep. Louis Gutierrez

The Fourth District of Chicago is rather new to the Chicago land made up largely of Hispanics and Latinos. This District li ... e problems need solving is Luis Gutierrez really the answer?Gutierrez was born December 10 1954, in Chicago Illinois. He received a Bachelors degree from Northeastern Illinois University, in 1975. His ... professional experience is as follows: teacher in Puerto Rico from, 1977 to 1978; social worker for Chicago's Department of children and family Services, from 1979 to 1983; An advisor to Chicago mayor ...

(5 pages) 36 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

The impact and significance of the amazing Walt Disney.

eloped animation and changed the world we live in today.Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago Illinois. Walt had four brothers and sisters. Growing up, it was clear that he had a high in ...

(3 pages) 177 0 3.2 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Tejano Music History.

opular Tejano groups are not even from the Texas-Mexican border; La Sombra and La Mafia hailed from Chicago, Illinois, and Houston, Texas (San Miguel Jr. 2002). Tejano music, nearly a century old, con ...

(5 pages) 80 0 4.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Biography of children's author Shel Silverstein.

life's work.Sheldon Alan "Shelly" Silverstein, most commonly known as Shel Silverstein, was born in Chicago, Illinois, on September 25. His birth year has been reported as both 1930, and 1932. He is b ... film, Things Change with David Mamet (Hedblad, 210-23).Silverstein began writing as a young boy in Chicago. Although he would rather have been playing baseball or chasing girls, he could not catch or ...

(3 pages) 54 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Passing One's True Self Patricia Jones Nella Larsen

meaning. In Larsen's novel, Irene Redfield lives in New York, New York, while Clair Kendry lives in Chicago, Illinois (Larsen 9). Hence, their living in two different cities gives them access to varyi ... ng, Irene fears judgment on the part of the mysterious woman at the rooftop restaurant, Drayton, in Chicago (Larsen 15-16). This situation called for her to adapt to the social lifestyles of others. J ...

(4 pages) 43 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

SOCIALIST FEMINISM -- A STRATEGY FOR THE WOMEN'S MOVEMENT

SOCIALIST FEMINISM -- A STRATEGY FOR THE WOMEN'S MOVEMENTBy Hyde Park Chapter, Chicago Women's Liberation UnionHeather BoothDay CreamerSusan DavisDeb DobbinRobin KaufmanTobey Klas ... er BoothDay CreamerSusan DavisDeb DobbinRobin KaufmanTobey KlassContact:H. P. Chapter819 West GeorgeChicago, Illinois 60657Additional copies 50 cents plus mailing costsBulk rates available on requestI ...

(8 pages) 122 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Bruce Barnbaum

Bruce Barnbaum was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1943. He was not always an artist, his earliest career was in mathematics and p ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Company Selection: McDonald's & Wendy's.

n the early 1954s by Dick and Mac McDonald in San Bernardino, California. McDonald's then opened in Chicago Illinois in 1955, and by the year 2000, McDonald's had grown to 25,000 restaurants in about ...

(14 pages) 283 1 4.8 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Current events article: exposure and pre-birth smoking with ADHD

osure after birth to having ADHD, which over 3.8 million kids across the US have. It was written in Chicago, Illinois, by The Associated Press. It says that mothers who smoked during their pregnancy's ...

(1 pages) 30 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

"Teen curfew laws being enforced"

ake care of both these tasks.Whether believed or not, currently 146 out of 200 large cities such as Chicago, Illinois and Phoenix, Arizona now enforce teen curfews. Supporters of teen-curfew laws such ...

(3 pages) 56 1 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Walt Disney

Disney was born to Elias Disney and Flora Call Disney on December 5, 1901. His birth took place in Chicago, Illinois. Growing up Walt had 3 brothers and a sister. He was raised on a farm outside of M ... ly age. He was selling sketches to neighbors by the time he was seven. He attended McKinley High in Chicago where he spent his time drawing and doing photography. He also attended the School of Fine A ...

(4 pages) 93 1 3.3 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Cinderella

Eighteen years ago, in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois, Caryn and Joe Thompson gave birth to a daughter whom they named Cindy, short for ...

(7 pages) 451 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

CINDY'S STORY

Cindy's Fairy Tale Eighteen years ago, in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois, Caryn and Joe Thompson gave birth to a daughter whom they named Cindy, short for ...

(7 pages) 388 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Frank Lloyd Wright

nd supervise the construction of the Unity Chapel. In 1887, Wright left Madison and moved to Chicago, Illinois where he took a drafting job with the firm of Alder and Sullivan. Louis Sullivan w ... gave one of his most famous speachs "The Arts and Crafts of Machines" in 1901 at the Hull House in Chicago which marked the first acceptance by an American architect of the machine. The "Arts and Cra ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Physical Education: Gymnastics Safety

Pesnek, L. (1998). The gymnastics almanac. Chicago, Illinois: Lowell House.Gymnastics, like any sport, can be dangerous. According to the USA G ...

(3 pages) 718 0 5.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Americanism In Mcteague

Frank Norris was born in 1870, in Chicago, Illinois. In 1884, his family moved to California. After traveling to Paris to begin his pa ...

(3 pages) 809 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Criminal Life of Georg Jung

ates more than $250,000 a month. This success was short lived however, as Jung was soon arrested in Chicago, Illinois with 660 pounds of marijuana and sent to do time in Danbury Connecticut.While in p ...

(3 pages) 22 1 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Contextual Analysis of Carl Sandburg's Poetry

ts were both immigrants from Ireland and once they came to the United States, they chose to live in Chicago, Illinois. My family still has very strong ties with the city and the culture that brings it ... culture that brings it to life. Carl Sandburg has a strong connection to the culture of the city of Chicago as well. He was the son of Swedish immigrants and held many low paying jobs after he dropped ...

(5 pages) 13 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry