Essays Tagged: "city of chicago"

Immigration into McHenry County

ained for approximately a year. As his quest for a permanent settlement continued, he came upon the city of Chicago. Although fascinated with the mass population and varied activities, Gillian, along ... n Chicago, the farmers held local market. Most preferred to sell locally because a trip down to the city usually took about three days and a farmer was guaranteed a lower price per bushel due to compe ...

(7 pages) 45 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Due to racism in 1930's Chicago, Bigger Thomas was influenced to commit an action unlike his normal judgement would allow.

The Environmental Shaping of a Common Black ManThere was a line that separated the city of Chicago in the 1930's. It was not shown on any map, nor was it named on any street sign. Yet ... om the rest of Chicago. Rarely, if ever, a man would cross over the line into the other part of the city. Being an African American in these times provided many difficulties for Bigger Thomas, the mai ... er Thomas, the main character in Native Son, a novel written by Richard Wright. As a black man in a city of whites, Bigger had lived his life with an animosity toward those around him. This feeling of ...

(5 pages) 48 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Role of Place in Ferris Bueller's Day Off

suburban Chicago life. John Hughes, the director of this film, provides a panoramic overview of the city of Chicago itself, with the movie literally serving as a tour guide, highlighting all of the ci ... himself to the entire audience, while at the same time finding innumerous ways to highlight all the city of Chicago offers along with the importance of the little places, part of every character's sub ...

(18 pages) 87 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Jungle by Upton Sinclair; book review.

e past tense. During the early 1900s, there was a little place called Packingtown within the city of Chicago. Ironically, this was the meat-packing sector of Chicago. In Packingtown, any mishap ...

(2 pages) 38 1 2.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Social Disorganisation: The Chicago School argues that deviance is in some sense the measure of the failure of community organisations to function.

The Chicago School focused on the rapid changes occurring in the city of Chicago in the 1920's through to the 1960's endeavouring to find the cause of deviant behavi ... ated that to find supporting evidence for the Chicago School theory researchers used comparisons of city life to rural life, suburban life to slum life and so on, "variation in rates of behaviour acro ... ion in rates of behaviour across different social groupings (small towns versus cities; poor, inner city neighbourhoods versus more affluent neighbourhoods). (Liska, A. & Messner, S. 1999, p. 62) ...

(11 pages) 201 2 4.1 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Quick review of Upton Sinclair's "THE JUNGLE"

turn of the century. Sinclair's purpose is clear: to expose the truth about the filthy ways of the city's establishments and to deliver justice to the common workingman. In order to achieve hi ... to achieve his desired goal, Sinclair incorporates the use of a fictional, immigrant family in the city of Chicago. By telling the story of this family, he reveals factual evidence of the improprieti ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Analysis of "Chicago" by Carl Sandburg.

et Carl Sandburg uses personification, diction, and imagery to show his love and pride for his home city of Chicago. In the first stanza "HOG Butcher for the World, / Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat, / P ... er of Wheat, / Player with Railroads and the Nation's Freight Handler; / Stormy, husky, brawling, / City of the Big Shoulders:"(1-5), Sandburg uses personification to tell the reader how important his ...

(1 pages) 56 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"The Untouchables" - A historical view of the motion picture.

ecent and the other immoral and dishonest.The movie, "The Untouchables", takes place in 1930 in the city of Chicago that is over-run by crime and corruption. Mob kingpin Al "Scarface" Capone played by ... ver-run by crime and corruption. Mob kingpin Al "Scarface" Capone played by Robert DeNiro rules the city. He attempts to buy off police and city government and kills anyone who opposes him and his ill ...

(4 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Success of Millennium Park

The City of Chicago offers many tourist attractions that distinguish it from other cities throughout the ... to the tranquility rendered by Lake Michigan, Chicago is truly one of the world's gems. Within the city's modernization and busy urban life lies a new addition to Chicago, based from Daniel Burnham's ... fire that occurred in 1971, leading architect Daniel Burnham is one of the people that rebuilt the city of Chicago. He laid out plans for the future of Chicago in 1909. His main objective was to desi ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.8 Oct/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

"Common: The Rare Romantic Rapper"

"Chicago is such an authentic city to me. It's really not an industry driven place. You don't have record companies and movie hous ... industry driven place. You don't have record companies and movie houses. It's really a blue-collar city and a real soulful city." In this quote from a 2005 interview with Vibe Magazine, Lonnie Rashid ... is hometown of Chicago by stating how original it is. By growing up in such an authentic place, the city of Chicago helped Common become one of the most unique artists in hip hop today. Rather than ta ...

(5 pages) 11 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Livability Study: Chicago

The City of Chicago is one of the oldest and largest cities in the Midwest that has experienced remarkab ... industrialization to sky scrapping buildings, Chicago is known as the center of commerce of a great city that spans 227 square miles. Nestled against Lake Michigan, Chicago plays a major role in busin ... st transporting supplies and people across the nation. With the transportation industry growth, the city has provided many jobs increasing the population growth and prosperity of many citizens (CPL, 2 ...

(7 pages) 30 0 4.3 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Upton Sinclairs book The Jungl

book called "The Jungle". The book was about the meat packing industry's in Chicago. What would the city of Chicago's meat industry be like without Upton Sinclair? The book described what the meat ind ... 00's, this period of time (the 1900's). Upton Sinclair and The Jungle made a positive impact on the city of Chicago. Sinclair lobbied for meat packing legislation. In the process "He encouraged and ir ...

(2 pages) 351 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Upton sinclairs book the jungl

book called "The Jungle". The book was about the meat packing industry's in Chicago. What would the city of Chicago's meat industry be like without Upton Sinclair? The book described what the meat ind ... 00's, this period of time (the 1900's). Upton Sinclair and The Jungle made a positive impact on the city of Chicago. Sinclair lobbied for meat packing legislation. In the process "He encouraged and ir ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Contextual Analysis of Carl Sandburg's Poetry

ited States, they chose to live in Chicago, Illinois. My family still has very strong ties with the city and the culture that brings it to life. Carl Sandburg has a strong connection to the culture of ... he so passionately writes about.During the early 1900’s, many European immigrants came to the city of Chicago and this rapid growth in population and diversity helped to shape the city that we k ...

(5 pages) 13 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Case Study of Urban Structures: Vancouver, B.C.

ncouver, B.C.******IB Geography Year 1Mr. ******October 29 2008�Vancouver is a major coastal city in the Pacific Northwest region and is the largest city in the province of British Columbia. Lo ... ity in the province of British Columbia. Located on a peninsula, Vancouver is an ethnically diverse city, home to over 600,000 people, 52% of which have a first language other than English. The city o ...

(5 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Chicago Proposal

Executive Summary:When someone mentions the city of Chicago one of the first things that comes to mind is the Sears Tower. Since the time that i ... es to mind is the Sears Tower. Since the time that it was built, this superstructure has served the city as one of its greatest symbols. Through rain or shine, the Sears Tower stands tall and proud in ... not only a wonderful landmark of Chicago but also a reflection of the diversity that exists in the city. The Sears Tower ultimately defines the city and such an achievement needs to be honored. In or ...

(4 pages) 16 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Management Planning

r go on to inform the readers that Andersen once said “that there was "not enough money in the city of Chicago" to approve a peculiar transaction that would have lowered the company's expenses an ...

(4 pages) 27 0 1.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Boeing Case

the world leading company in aeronautical and of defense planes, it's main office is located in the city of Chicago. The major factories are placed in the surroundings of the city of Seattle, state of ...

(6 pages) 27 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies